China warns US against stirring up ‘instability’ in East China Sea

The islands, known as Senkaku in Japanese and Diaoyu in Chinese, were transferred by US under Japan’s administrative control in 1971, sparking a territorial dispute with China. Beijing has claimed ownership of the islands from the 14th century, while Tokyo argues it had ownership of the islands from 1895 until its surrender at the end of World War II.

Trump says U.S. will work to restore peace in Ukraine

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko the United States will work to restore peace along the border with Russia. “We will work with Ukraine, Russia, and all other parties involved to help them restore peace along the border,” Trump said in a White House statement on Saturday.

Trilobites: In the Indian Ocean, Fragments of a Continent Where They Should Not Be

Dear Africa, Asia, Antarctica, Australia, Europe, North America and South America: No need to stress. If you’ve heard anything about a newly discovered “lost continent” beneath the Indian Ocean, don’t worry too much: Your spots as the continental magnificent seven are secure.