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Egypt: Conservators clean a female mummy dated to Pharaonic late period

Egypt: Conservators clean a female mummy dated to Pharaonic late period

Mar 18, – Egypt’s antiquities minister says construction is under way on the main hall of a massive new museum by the Pyramids, the final phase of a complex that’s intended to house 100,000 ancient artifacts including King Tutankhamun’s mummy. Egyptian conservators clean a female mummy dated to Pharaonic late period, (712-323 BC), in the […]

March 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
New Delhi: Supreme Court to probe sexual charges on ex-judge

New Delhi: Supreme Court to probe sexual charges on ex-judge

Nov 13, New Delhi: P. Sathasivan, chief justice of India, on Tuesday ordered a probe into allegations of sexual harassment against a former Supreme Court judge. A three-member committee of justices R.M. Lodha, H.L. Desai and Ranjana P Desai was asked to look into the claim of a woman lawyer who claimed in a blog […]

November 13, 2013 | By | Reply More
Philippines warns rebels to end hostage standoff

Philippines warns rebels to end hostage standoff

Sep 12, – ZAMBOANGA, Philippines — The Philippine government on Thursday warned Muslim rebels who have been holding more than 100 people hostage in a southern port city to peacefully end the four-day standoff “at the soonest possible time,” saying its forces are ready to demonstrate the state’s resolve. It was the toughest talk by […]

September 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
UN probe: 8 massacres by Syria regime, 1 by rebels

UN probe: 8 massacres by Syria regime, 1 by rebels

Sep 11, GENEVA — Evidence confirms at least eight massacres have been perpetrated in Syria by President Bashar Assad’s regime and supporters and one by rebels over the past year and a half, a U.N. commission said Wednesday. Calling Syria a battlefield where armed forces are getting away with large-scale murder, the U.N. commission investigating […]

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Protests erupt in Romania over gold mine

Protests erupt in Romania over gold mine

Sep 05, – Romania is currently witnessing the largest environmental protests in its post-Communist history. Across the country, thousands of people have taken to the streets in protest of Europe’s largest gold mine. “They take our gold, and we get cyanide,” they shout. Demonstrators that range from environmentalists to parents with their children, students, poorly […]

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