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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

History

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A statue is seen inside the newly-discovered tomb of 'Wahtye', which dates from the rule of King Neferirkare Kakai, at the Saqqara area near its necropolis, in Giza

Egypt Unveils ‘One of A Kind’ Ancient Tomb, Expects More Finds

By Patrick Werr SAQQARA, Egypt (Reuters) Egypt unveiled a well-preserved 4,400-year-old tomb decorated with hieroglyphs and statues south of Cairo on Saturday, and officials expect...
Belgium's Africa Museum is seen before its reopening to the public on December 9, 2018, in Tervuren

Belgium’s Africa Museum Reopens to Confront its Colonial Demons

By Daphne Psaledakis and Isabel Lohman TERVUREN, Belgium (Reuters)  Belgium's Africa Museum will reopen to the public on Sunday after five years of renovations designed to...
US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump arrive to pay their respects to former US President George H. W. Bush as he lies in state in the US Capitol's rotunda in Washington

Washington Pays Respects to Bush as He Lies in State at...

By Amanda Becker and Ginger Gibson WASHINGTON (Reuters) Washington's political elite paid tribute to former U.S. President George H.W. Bush as his body lay in...
U.S. President George H.W. Bush is seen at the White House after he addressed U.S. troops defending Saudi Arabia

Bush’s Single White House Term Shaped U.S. History for Decades

By David Lindsey WASHINGTON  He was president for only four years, but George H.W. Bush shaped U.S. history for decades, taking on tough jobs from Beijing...
Dutch King Willem-Alexander visits the Anne Frank House museum in Amsterdam

Empty, Haunting Anne Frank House Museum Revamped for New Generation

By Toby Sterling AMSTERDAM (Reuters)  The Anne Frank House Museum, built around the secret apartment where the Jewish teenager and her family hid from the Nazis,...
A VIEW OF "MOAI" STATUES ON EASTER ISLAND.

Easter Island Delegation Heads to British Museum to Lobby for Statue...

By Aislinn Laing and Natalia A. Ramos Miranda (Reuters) A delegation from Easter Island will arrive in London next week to seek the return from...
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