Cultures

IS stashed treasures in trenches, smashed walls to shock

Feb 24, 2017

For the roomful of archaeologists, scholars and Iraqi cultural officials on Friday, each neighborhood conquered in Mosul brought them one step closer to learning the fate of the ancient sites and artifacts seized by the Islamic State group

Tulsa's former Black Wall Street tries to remake itself

Feb 22, 2017

A once-prosperous section of Tulsa that became the site of one of the worst race riots in American history is attempting to remake itself again after decades of neglect

Pope: Migration isn't a danger, it's a challenge for growth

Feb 17, 2017

Pope Francis was reunited Friday with one of the Syrian refugees he met in Lesbos, Greece and brought home with him last year, saying Friday the phenomenon of migration doesn't pose a danger to Europe's culture but rather a challenge for societies to grow

The Latest: Pope: Migration a challenge, not a danger

Feb 17, 2017

Pope Francis says the phenomenon of migration doesn't pose a danger to Europe's culture but rather a challenge for societies to grow

Greece says no to Gucci fashion show at Acropolis

Feb 15, 2017

Greek Culture Minister says site is 'global symbol of democracy and freedom' and request by Italian luxury brand Gucci is rejected

Albania promotes its underwater archaeology, for tourism

Feb 13, 2017

Albania is promoting the archaeological finds in the waters off its southwest coast to raise public interest and to attract attention of decision-makers who can help preserve the discoveries.

Russian video raises alarm: New IS damage in Syria's Palmyra

Feb 13, 2017

Russia footage from Syria drone reveals latest IS destruction to Palmyra as Syrian troops struggle to take city back

IAAF Seb Coe says he's a fan of the Nitro Athletics concept

Feb 10, 2017

IAAF president Sebastian Coe says he's a big fan of the Nitro Athletics concept being showcased by Usain Bolt and which features mixed medley relays, sprints over non-traditional distances and elimination mile races

The Latest: 'Summer of Love' concert promoter plans appeal

Feb 10, 2017

The promoter of a "Summer of Love 50th Anniversary" concert planned to be held in San Francisco in June says he will appeal the city's decision to deny his request for a permit

Macedonia conservatives fail to reach deal with Albanians

Jan 30, 2017

Macedonia's conservative leader Nikola Gruevski has failed to reach a deal with his traditional ethnic Albanian coalition partner to form a new cabinet, minutes after the deadline expired at midnight Sunday

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