Thursday, October 18, 2018

History

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Annual Holocaust survivors' beauty pageant in the Israeli city of Haifa

Israel Crowns 93-Year-Old as ‘Miss Holocaust Survivor’

HAIFA, Israel (Reuters)  A 93-year-old great-grandmother was crowned "Miss Holocaust Survivor" on Sunday in an annual Israeli beauty pageant designed to put a smile on...
A Catholic young man touches a picture of the late Archbishop of San Salvador Oscar Arnulfo Romero during a mass at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Managua

Slain Salvadoran Bishop Romero and Pope Paul VI Become Saints

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters)  Pope Francis on Sunday made saints of two of the most contentious Roman Catholic figures of the 20th century --...
Amphorae are seen at the sea bottom at a shipwreck site on the island of Fournoi

Ancient Shipwrecks Found in Greek Waters Tell Tale of Trade Routes

By Vassilis Triandafyllou and Idyli Tsakiri FOURNI, Greece (Reuters)  Archaeologists in Greece have discovered at least 58 shipwrecks, many laden with antiquities, in what they say...
British actor Jackson and Argentine actor Sagastume play guitars during a rehearsal of the theatre play “Campo Minado” in Buenos Aires,

Argentine, British Veterans of Falklands War Relive Memories in Theatre

By Lucila Sigal BUENOS AIRES (Reuters)  Thirty-six years after Argentina and Britain fought a war over the remote Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic, an Argentine...
Restored sculptures are displayed in an exhibition, at the Opera house in Damascus

Palmyra Priest Statue among Haul of Recovered Syrian Relics

By Kinda Makieh DAMASCUS (Reuters) A stone image of an ancient priest is one of hundreds of stolen antiquities recovered by the Syrian government and...
Divers are seen during the discovery of a centuries-old shipwreck, in Cascais

400-Year-Old Shipwreck ‘Discovery of Decade’ for Portugal

By Catarina Demony CASCAIS, Portugal (Reuters)  Archaeologists searching Portugal's coast have found a 400-year-old shipwreck believed to have sunk near Lisbon after returning from India laden...
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