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Bronze Age stone slab believed to be oldest 3D map in Europe

A stone slab from the Bronze Age is believed to be the oldest 3D map in Europe, researchers say. The…

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Features

How the colonisation of India influenced global food | Arts and Culture News

“Lunch is ready,” I called out to my husband and daughter, setting the serving dish down on the dining table.…

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Africa

Sisters in the struggle: The journey from Wounded Knee | History News

When Stephanie Autumn was in her first year of college, she wasn’t sure if she wanted to be an interior…

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Africa

WWII codebreaker Alan Turing honoured on new UK bank note | History News

The new note, laden with high-level security features, completes the bank’s rejig of its stable of paper currencies over the…

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Latin America

UK university to return looted Benin Bronze to Nigeria | Arts and Culture News

Britain’s soldiers seized thousands of metal castings and sculptures from the Kingdom of Benin, then separate from British-ruled Nigeria, in…

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Asia

The history of the duster and my trailblazing grandmother | History News

1963 A white Christmas tree sits on top of the television console as the sound of Bing Crosby pours through…

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Asia

Israeli archeologists discover ancient Dead Sea Scroll fragments | History News

Desert cave find includes 1,900-year-old parchment pieces bearing biblical verse written in Greek. Israeli archaeologists on Tuesday announced the discovery…

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Africa

32,000km, 655 screens: Documenting India’s endangered cinemas | Arts and Culture News

Looking back, it was fortunate that Hemant Chaturvedi cut his visit short to the Kumbh Mela, a major Hindu festival…

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Asia

How Portugal silenced ‘centuries of violence and trauma’ | Arts and Culture News

As a wet winter gives way to spring, Lisbon’s Campo das Cebolas square is empty and quiet. From the nearby…

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Europe

Macron admits France murdered top Algerian independence figure | History News

President Emmanuel Macron has admitted for the first time that French soldiers murdered a top Algerian independence figure then covered…

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Africa

Gaza’s first digital archive documents rich cultural history | Gaza News

The Old City, Gaza Strip – With years of war, humanitarian crises and a continuing Israeli blockade, the Gaza Strip’s…

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Opinions

‘Moral evil, economic good’: Whitewashing the sins of colonialism | History News

In 2017, a professor at Oxford University in the United Kingdom proposed a research project. The key thesis: that the…

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Asia

Black Lives Matter: Where are the Black clergy? | Black Lives Matter News

When Julian DeShazier, a 37-year-old Black pastor, marches in Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests, he removes his clerical collar –…

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Asia

World’s oldest DNA sequenced from million-year-old mammoths | Environment News

Teeth from mammoths buried in the Siberian permafrost for more than a million years have yielded the oldest DNA ever…

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Europe

Secrets of the Arab Café

The stories behind four iconic cafés in Marrakesh, Cairo, Algiers and Hebron and their role in conversation and culture. Aj…

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