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  Tanks of the Greek army relocating to the new Turkish border on Cyprus, 1974.

The Cyprus crisis and Turkish invasion of 1974 - 50 years on

The remains of necklaces, earrings and bracelets are seen at a site where archaeologists discovered the remains of what is believed to be wealthy members of the Chimu civilization, a pre-Inca society that thrived for centuries in arid plains nestled between the Pacific Ocean and Andes Mountains, in

In Peru, remains of wealthy pre-Inca people unearthed at ancient capital

By REUTERS
 "Sweet Pepper Klopek" winces as he breaks the Guinness Book of World Records by lifting a 10-pound sledgehammer from hooks in his cheek during a stunt at the Pacific National Exhibition in Vancouver, British Columbia October 30, 2013.

Everything you'd ever want to know about the Guinness Book of World Records

  Siberian explorer Bernard Buigues stands near the tusks of a 23,000-year-old mammoth that rests in a block of ice 200 miles (320km) from the Russian city of Khatanga after it was unearthed recently, in this undated photograph.

These are some of the coolest things found trapped in ice

Mayapan

Everything you'd ever want to know about the Maya civilization

 White phosphorus fired by Israeli army to create a smoke screen, is seen on the Israel-Lebanon border in northern Israel, November 12, 2023.

Everything you need to know about the conflict between Israel and Lebanon

 View of the bow looking east at Ma‘agan Mikhael B shipwreck.

Ancient Greek shipwreck reveals new treasures in recent excavation

A view shows a marble statue, uncovered by archaeologists at the site of the remains of the ancient city of Heraclea Sinitica, near the village of Rupite, Bulgaria, July 5, 2024.

Bulgarian archaeologists find marble god in ancient Roman sewer

By REUTERS
Statue of the goddess Athena looking over Plato at the Academy in Athens.

Italian research team possibly locates renowned philosopher Plato's precise resting place

 ‘CARLOS THE Jackal’ from the series ‘Enemies.’

Terror legend Carlos the Jackal gets episode arc on Israeli TV

Ashkelon’s marina

How South African Jews founded the modern city of Ashkelon

Friedan leads biggest-ever march of over 100,000 people in Washington DC in July 1978 to demand an extension to the deadline for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.

Two dozen Jewish women (and one man) who helped start the women's revolution

By MURIEL FOX
 Demonstrators at a pro-Israel rally hold flags in front of a protest encampment in support of Palestinians in Gaza at  the University of Washington in Seattle on May 12.

Will our quarrelling leaders ever learn to unify and cooperate?

By PAUL SOCKEN
 THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL world was set abuzz by the discovery in Lod of a hoard of coins from the time of the 4th-century Jewish revolt against Roman Emperor Gallus.

Forgotten Jewish revolts show poor historical literacy in Jewish world

By JACOB SIVAK
 The Death of Socrates (1787). Oil on canvas, 129.5 × 196.2 cm (51.0 × 77.2 in). Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Was Socrates a real person?

 Patch of bedrock where the graffito is located (arrow); the earthen road is visible in the background.

Ancient graffiti leads archaeologists on a treasure hunt for lost ancient Athenian temple

Demonstrators protest for the release of Israeli hostages held hostage by Hamas terrorists in the Gaza Strip, in Jerusalem. April 27, 2024.

Grapevine: For their sake

Mosaic of a Labyrinth with a depiction of Theseus fighting the Minoan Minotaur.

Discovery in Crete may be legendary Minotaur labyrinth