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Egypt praises the discovery of a 2,000-year-old cemetery

Deutsche Welle Published at 1:45 p.m. ET February 24, 2018 | Updated at 2:02 p.m. ET February 24, 2018 A sarcophagus that was discovered is displayed on the site of an ancient Egyptian cemetery, in the province of Minya, Egypt, on February 24, 2018 . [19659005] (Photo: Ibrahim Youssef, EPA) After several months of excavation work, Egypt's antiquities ministry said …

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Customs agents look for a bus near Paris – and discover a stolen Degas painting: the bidirectional one: NPR

During a customs check of a bus along a road outside Paris, agents found a stolen painting of Edward Degas inside a suitcase. None of the passengers would claim it. Marc Bonodot / French Customs / AP hide caption caption Marc Bonodot / French customs / AP During a customs check of a bus along a road outside of Paris, …

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Dozens of people killed, wounded in attacks in southern Yemen claimed by the Islamic State

ADEN (Reuters) – Dozens of people were killed or injured in two suicide car bombings in the port city of Aden in southern Yemen on Saturday, according to witnesses and local doctors. The Islamic State, in a statement broadcast by its Amaq news agency, claimed responsibility for what it described as two "martyrdom operations" against an anti-terror camp in the …

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Car bombs in Aden kill 5: Yemen officials

SANAA, Yemen – Yemeni security officials said two car bombs killed at least five people in the southern city of Aden. Officials said on Saturday that an explosion headed to a military anti-terrorist camp with detention facilities for militant suspects. The other, who also detonated in the Goldmor district, attacked the former governor of Aden, they added. Officials spoke on …

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The bombing of the suburbs of Damascus kills hundreds: the bidirectional: NPR

Smoke after a government airstrike in the besieged eastern Ghouta region outside Damascus late on Friday. The UN Security Council has had problems in reaching a ceasefire resolution. Ammar Suleiman / AFP / Getty Images hide caption caption Ammar Suleiman / AFP / Getty Images Smoke clouds after a government air strike in the besieged eastern Ghouta region outside Damascus …

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Malaysian leader stirs a tempest in a quinoa bowl

The opponents pounced and other Malaysians threw themselves into the social networks to get furious when Mr. Najib was surprised saying: "I do not eat rice, I eat quinoa, my son introduced it to me." Mahathir Mohamad, a former prime minister who leads an opposition coalition in the elections scheduled for August, took to Twitter to mock the prime minister …

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The new president of South Africa promises to take over white farms without compensation

The new president of South Africa has promised to follow the same path as the Zimbabwean tyrant Robert Mugabe, expropriating land from white farmers without compensation. Cyril Ramaphosa, who replaced Jacob Zuma after years of corruption scandals, finally forced the 75-year-old from the office, was hailed in the South African parliament while pledging to "accelerate our land distribution program .. …

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The wave of Taliban attacks kills at least 20 Afghan soldiers

"The fighting between the Taliban and the army continued for more than two hours," he said. A spokesperson for the Taliban, Zabihullah Mujahid, offered a slightly different account in a statement delivered to the WhatsApp messaging service. He said the insurgents had invaded the checkpoint, killing 25 soldiers, capturing two alive and attacking with a Humvee and a truck. "They …

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After the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, healing the deepest fracture

During the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, I I did not expect to cry when the athletes of two Koreas marched like one in the stadium, carrying the banner of unification, but tears filled my eyes. It was as if my body could not be avoided by remembering something not spent pain. The 32nd Winter Olympics …

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Taliban, IS call for deadly attacks across Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD – A series of suicide attacks and militant attacks in Afghanistan has killed dozens of people, a day after construction work began on the long-awaited Afghan section of an international pipeline. An Afghan Interior Ministry The spokesman said a suicide bomber blew himself up near a security post in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least three people and wounding …

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