Helicopters began airlifting the remains of the victims of a Germanwings plane crash from the disaster site in the French Alps Wednesday afternoon, a source close to the investigation told AFP.
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Millions of black-clad Malaysians fell silent Friday in tribute to their 43 countrymen killed in the MH17 disaster as the first remains were brought home and laid to rest amid deep sorrow and anger.
According to Egyptologists, the first of the Dynastic periods in ancient Egypt occurred around 3100 B.C. This early dynastic period supposedly started with a king called "Meni," who united the Upper and Lower kingdoms, solidifying his control.
As global warming melts ice sheets and glaciers in the world, more and more discoveries are being made. In this case the remains of an iron age horse have been found 2,000 meters up in the mountains of Norway.
Near the northern Spanish city of Burgos, in the Sierra de Atapuerca, can be found the remains of the "oldest Europeans," who lived a million years ago. New discoveries are being made all the time.
It appears that the results on whether or not the remains of King Richard III were buried under a Leicester parking lot are not yet ready to be announced, but will be soon. It is strongly believed by many that these remains are of King Richard III.
Archeologists working in Bulgaria say bone fragments in an alabaster reliquary could be the remains of John the Baptist, the cousin of Jesus Christ who prophesied his birth and baptized him in the Jordan River.
The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Sunday that the remains of the first American shot down in Persian Gulf War have been positively identified, finally ending over 18 years of speculation regarding his whereabouts.