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Marble head of ancient Roman divinity discovered near the Colosseum

Marble head of ancient Roman divinity discovered near the Colosseum

Archaeologists have discovered a remarkably well preserved head from an ancient Roman statue near the Colosseum, Rome's city council said on Friday.

Turkey displays pieces of ancient mosaics returned from US

Turkey displays pieces of ancient mosaics returned from US

Twelve pieces of ancient Roman mosaics, smuggled abroad more than 50 years ago and recently returned to Turkey from the US, were put on public display Saturday.

Stolen ancient artefact returns to Iran museum

Stolen ancient artefact returns to Iran museum

A twice-stolen ancient Persian artefact is back in Tehran's national museum after a New York court ordered it returned to Iran.

Truck driver ploughs through Peru's ancient Nazca lines

Truck driver ploughs through Peru's ancient Nazca lines

The Peruvian government has ordered increased security at the country's world famous Nazca lines after a truck driver ploughed his vehicle through the ancient archaeological site.

Darfur refugee team meets with Save the Dream

Darfur refugee team meets with Save the Dream

The Darfur refugee football team visited the International Centre for Sport Security headquarters in Doha this week to meet with senior officials and international experts from Save the Dream – the global non-profit movement that aims to promote and protect sports values in young people around the w

Superteams will hurt NBA, says Jordan

Superteams will hurt NBA, says Jordan

Retired NBA legend Michael Jordan has warned that the “superteam” era will create a league with 28 “garbage” clubs that will struggle.

14 killed as van collides with bus

14 killed as van collides with bus

A speeding passenger van collided head on with a bus carrying university students and staff yesterday, killing 14 people and wounding 27 others in southwestern Pakistan, officials said.

China gives guns to show it’s a friend, not a foe

China gives guns to show it’s a friend, not a foe

China yesterday gave 3,000 assault rifles to the Philippines as a gesture of “friendly and co-operative relations”, the second shipment of rifles to the Philippines this year as President Rodrigo Duterte seeks closer ties with old foe Beijing.

Rane floats new party, hints at allying with BJP

Rane floats new party, hints at allying with BJP

Former Maharashtra chief minister Narayan Rane yesterday launched a new political outfit, which he said would work for the overall and all-inclusive development of the state.

Hamilton wins crucial, chaotic Singapore GP

Hamilton wins crucial, chaotic Singapore GP

Lewis Hamilton won a chaotic and rain-hit Singapore Grand Prix yesterday to seize control of the Formula One world championship as his title rival Sebastian Vettel crashed out on the first lap.

Brendan Taylor set to play for Zimbabwe again

Brendan Taylor set to play for Zimbabwe again

Former Zimbabwe skipper Brendan Taylor is set to rejoin his national side after ending his contract with English county side Nottinghamshire, Zimbabwe Cricket announced.

North Korea slams upcoming joint US-South military exercises

North Korea slams upcoming joint US-South military exercises

North Korea warned Sunday that the United States will be ‘pouring gasoline on fire’ by conducting an annual war game in the South next week amid heightened tensions between Pyongyang and Washington.