ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The hair of a long-dead emperor and an intricate golden crown are among the artifacts Ethiopia’s government is demanding to be returned from British government institutions and private collections, as more countries seek to reclaim heritage they say was taken decades, even centuries, ago.
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BERLIN — Two people are under investigation in Germany after being caught in possession of some 60 kilograms (130 pounds) of stolen chocolate.
CANBERRA, Australia — Australians gathered with descendants of former allies and enemies around the country, on a Turkish coast and in a French town Wednesday in dawn services to commemorate the moment when Australian and New Zealand Army Corps troops waded ashore at the Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey 103 years ago in their first major battle of World War I.
NEW YORK—If you've ever wondered exactly what sorts of things Facebook would like you not to do on its service, you're in luck.
For the first time, the social network is publishing detailed guidelines to what does and doesn't belong on its service—27 pages worth of them, in fact.
LONDON—For Kate, the wait is over. The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth today to a healthy baby boy—a third child for Kate and Prince William and fifth in line to the British throne.
Berlin police evacuated thousands of people from a central area of the German capital Friday and shut down the main train station as a precaution while they defused and removed an unexploded World War II bomb found during recent construction work.
BERLIN—Fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth about a decade ago provide compelling evidence of a lost planet that once roamed our solar system, according to a study published Tuesday.
WASHINGTON—Global warming is likely slowing the main Atlantic Ocean circulation, which has plunged to its weakest level on record, according to a new study.
The slowdown in the circulation—a crucial part of Earth's climate—had been predicted by computer models but researchers said they now can observe it.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—NASA's Tess spacecraft embarked yesterday on a quest to find new worlds around neighbouring stars that could support life.
“Tess” rode a SpaceX Falcon rocket through the evening sky, aiming for an orbit stretching all the way to the moon.
WARSAW, Poland — People in Warsaw pinned paper daffodils to their clothes as the Polish capital held a day of commemorations Thursday on the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.