SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul says the rival Koreas began removing mines and other explosives at two sites inside their heavily armed border on Monday as part of their recent tension-reduction steps. They will likely end up pulling out a very small portion of an estimated 2 million mines littered inside and near the 248-kilometer (155-mile) -long, 4-kilometer (2.5-mile) -wide Demilitarized Zone. But it would be the two countries' first joint demining work in more than a decade and comes amid international diplomacy aimed at ridding North Korea of its nuclear weapons.
Tom Brewer, the soldier senator who was elected to the Legislature in 2016 following a 36-year military career that included a series of sniper shooting championships, is going back into action in Bulgaria later this month.
About 7,700 U.S. soldiers are listed as missing from the 1950-53 Korean War, and 5,300 of the remains are believed to still be in North Korea. The war killed millions, including 36,000 American soldiers.
SEWARD — Barb Koehlmoos never got to meet her uncle Floyd Whittaker, but she knows him well.
He searched with his metal detector for months before he found the treasure, hidden for nearly 75 years beneath a forest floor in northwestern France.
In the videos obtained by the AP, puddles of acid sludge surround corpses without heads and torsos that jut from the earth, skeletal hands seeming to claw at the ground.
Until this century, the contributions of African-American soldiers in World War II barely registered in America’s collective memory of that war. Here's a brief look at their stories:
A lone North Korean soldier races toward freedom, the shock of his comrades palpable as they realize he is defecting to the South and start sprinting after him.
A Palestinian truck driver rammed his vehicle into a crowd of Israeli soldiers at a popular Jerusalem tourist spot, killing four people and wounding 17 in the deadliest single attack of more than a year of Israeli-Palestinian violence.
From rumors surrounding the attack on U.S. soldiers in Niger to a misleading story about the dangers of ibuprofen, here's a roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week.
Hundreds of London police embarked on a massive manhunt Friday, racing to find out who placed a homemade bomb on a packed London subway train during the morning rush hour. The explosion wounded 22 people and ignited a panicked stampede to safety.
According to court documents, the soldier met with undercover agents he thought were from the Islamic State group at a home in Honolulu, where he pledged allegiance to the group and kissed an Islamic State flag.