They recount tales of Viking raids, Norse history, kings and gods: a priceless collection of mediaeval manuscripts, bequeathed by an Icelandic scholar to the University of Copenhagen in the 18th century ...
Jamaican sprint star Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce roared to her fourth 100m World Championships title in 10.71 seconds on Sunday, before she settled for a calm walk ...
Archaeologists are set to unveil the answer to a 200-year-old question over the remains of a French general who died during Napoleon's 1812 campaign in Russia.
In a landmark ruling, a Johannesburg court on Wednesday barred the unjustified display of South Africa's apartheid-era national flag, saying such gestures amounted to ‘hate speech’ and ‘harassment’.
Deadly floods sweeping Afghanistan have put the celebrated minaret of Jam -- one of the country's most revered cultural, architectural and historical treasures -- at risk of collapse, an official warned Saturday.
The National Museum of Qatar emerges from a desert that has ventured all the way to the sea. On the site, the Royal Palace of Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim al-Thani rises up, a 20th-century landmark of major heritage value to Qatar.
African museum directors on Wednesday welcomed an expert report calling on France to allow the return of thousands of African treasures and artworks...
The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the most severe in the country's history with 319 confirmed and probable cases, the health ministry said late on Friday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday suggested Russia and Japan sign a peace deal ‘without any preconditions’ by the end of the year to try to solve a long-running territorial dispute.
A rare set of teeth from a giant prehistoric mega-shark twice the size of the great white have been found on an Australian beach by a keen-eyed amateur enthusiast, scientists said Thursday.