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How can we end antiquities trafficking?

Many feel as if the COVID-19 pandemic is stealing their present and jeopardising their future. But this unprecedented global public…

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Peruvian solar observatory, Thai forest join UNESCO heritage list

A 2,300-year-old solar observatory in Peru, a national park in Thailand near the border with Myanmar and an ancient Chinese…

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‘Unprecedented’ restitution: US returns antiquities to Iraq

The United States will return to Iraq some 17,000 archaeological treasures dating back 4,000 years and looted in recent decades…

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Anwar Ditta: The mother who took on the UK government and won

Listen to this story: A photograph from 1982 shows the legendary late Labour MP, Tony Benn, marching in Trafalgar Square…

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Being Ijaw in the UK: An oddity among fellow Nigerian youth

“Ijaw? What’s that? Do you mean Igbo?” The first time I heard these questions was when a girl I’d met…

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COVID may shut colonial-era cinema in India’s Himalayan town

Shahi Theatre is the last surviving single-screen cinema in Shimla, the Himalayan hill station that was once the summer retreat…

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‘It’s a crime’: Concrete pathway at Acropolis stirs debate

Athens, Greece – A concrete controversy is raging over the Acropolis in Athens. Architects and archaeologists say that repaving pathways…

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China’s history wars: Controlling present, past and future

Hong Kong, China – Since crushing the Nationalists in China’s civil war in 1949, the ruling Communist Party has been…

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The racist roots of US police

When Derek Chauvin is sentenced on Friday for the murder of George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, the world will…

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The Indigenous woman who survived a desolate Arctic island

On September 16, 1921, Ada Blackjack watched as four white men planted a British flag on the shore of a…

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