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A message of peace as Obama and Abe honor fallen at...

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe joined President Obama at Pearl Harbor to commemorate the fallen in the war between their countries.
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A year of strengthening U.S.-Cuba ties

On July 20, 2015, the U.S. and Cuba re-established full diplomatic ties, and they are working together on environmental issues and more.
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U.S., Algeria combat cultural property trafficking

For years, the U.S. has helped Algeria to protect and conserve its cultural heritage. A recent bilateral agreement makes that partnership even stronger.
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U.S. commitment to Indo-Pacific ‘steadfast and enduring,’ Pence says

Vice President Pence emphasizes U.S. support for "prosperity, security, and shared principles" in the Indo-Pacific at the 6th annual U.S.-ASEAN summit.
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U.S., Libya join forces to protect Libya’s cultural heritage

Terrorists and international organized criminal groups have been looting and illicitly trafficking Libya's archaeological and cultural property. The U.S. wants to help put a stop to the thefts.
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U.S. judge orders return of Persian antiquity to Iran

An ancient Persian artifact stolen decades ago will soon be headed home. Learn how, and why, the U.S. combats art smuggling and repatriates stolen cultural property.
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Trump, Macron celebrate their countries’ close ties

President Trump welcomed French President Emmanuel Macron on April 23 as his first guest for an official state visit.
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Resolving conflicts: Diplomacy works

What is the best way to reduce conflicts and civil turmoil? Take a look at how peaceful negotiations have worked in the past.
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Art smugglers, beware: New York’s sleuths are on your trail

Launching an aggressive campaign against the trafficking of cultural property, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. has created a new law-enforcement squad dedicated to solving and stopping the theft of antiquities. Find out why this mission is so important.