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Namibian tribes lodge complaint against Germany for colonial-era genocide

March 16, 2017 10:30 pm
Namibian tribes lodge complaint against Germany for colonial-era genocide

This image shows German soldiers loading skulls and bones of massacred Herero people into a casket for shipping to Germany. Descendants of two Namibian tribes who suffered one of the most horrific genocides under Germany’s colonial rule more than a century ago have now lodged a complaint against Berlin in a […]

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Statue of Ramses II in Cairo slum heralded as ‘important find’

March 10, 2017 7:00 am
Statue of Ramses II in Cairo slum heralded as ‘important find’

A quartzite colossus possibly of Ramses II was discovered at the ancient Heliopolis archaeological site. Photo / Getty Images Archaeologists have discovered a massive statue in a Cairo slum they believe is of pharaoh Ramses II who ruled Egypt 3000 years ago. The find is being hailed as one of […]

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The good old days: Mysterious ancient society in New Mexico was run by female elite

February 22, 2017 6:00 am
The good old days: Mysterious ancient society in New Mexico was run by female elite

The mysterious Chacoan people were a society dominated by women and who built great houses with hundreds of rooms. Some argue that in an ideal world, society would be run by women. And for one ancient group who lived 1000 years ago in giant stone mansions, this was true. These […]

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European civil war within 30 years: Belgian historian David Engels

February 4, 2017 10:30 pm
European civil war within 30 years: Belgian historian David Engels

David Engels, a historian at the Free University of Brussels A Belgian historian has claimed that a civil war will erupt in Europe within the next three decades, drawing an analogy between the continent and the fall of the Roman Empire. “In 20 to 30 years Europe will have become […]

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The worst shark attack in history saw scores of US sailors picked off one of by one

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The worst shark attack in history saw scores of US sailors picked off one of by one

Of the 1,200 men aboard USS Indianapolis a quarter went down with her. Many of the rest were eaten by sharks. Photo / Getty Images At first, the stricken sailors were unaware of the sharks who had already started devouring their dead comrades and were now encircling them. It had […]

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Polish archaeologists and researchers have unearthed a time capsule dating back to the Nazi era

September 20, 2016 1:16 pm
Polish archaeologists and researchers have unearthed a time capsule dating back to the Nazi era

A time capsule has finally revealed its secrets. Photo / ZLOCIENIEC Council A time capsule buried by Nazis before World War II has finally revealed its secrets. Polish archaeologists unearthed the big cylinder from a former Nazi training and education facility based in the city of Zlocieniec, which they believed […]

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American University of California at Berkeley suspends Palestine history course

September 16, 2016 8:45 pm
American University of California at Berkeley suspends Palestine history course

The University of California at Berkeley (file photo) A top-ranking university in the United States has suspended an academic course on Palestinian history midway through the semester, following accusations that it propagated anti-Semitic viewpoints and indoctrinated students against Israel. The University of California at Berkeley cancelled the course “Palestine: A Settler Colonial Analysis” after it […]

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Aristotle’s lost tomb found by Greek archeologist

May 27, 2016 3:00 pm
Aristotle’s lost tomb found by Greek archeologist

A statue of ancient philosopher Aristotle in Greece’s Thessaloniki A Greek archaeologist says he may have discovered the lost tomb of ancient philosopher Aristotle in northern Greece. Archaeologist Konstantinos Sismanidis said on Thursday that his team unearthed a 2,400-year-old domed vault in the ruins of the ancient city of Stageira, […]

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Archaeologists in Australia discovers remains of world’s oldest axe

May 12, 2016 6:25 am
Archaeologists in Australia discovers remains of world’s oldest axe

Archaeologists in Australia have discovered the remains of the world’s oldest axe, a polished Stone Age tool believed to have been made almost 50,000 years ago. Photo / Australian National University Archaeologists in Australia have discovered the remains of the world’s oldest axe, a polished Stone Age tool believed to […]

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Why US John F. Kennedy was assassinated

May 9, 2016 11:30 am
Why US John F. Kennedy was assassinated

“Kennedy intended to pull the US out of Vietnam once he was reelected,” Dr. Paul Craig Roberts writes. Former US President John F. Kennedy was assassinated by certain evil people residing in Washington because of his opposition to the Vietnam War and military-industrial complex, according to Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, […]

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