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Ancient Egyptian animal mummy 'scandal' revealed

Animals and pets held a special significance in the afterlife in ancient Egypt. Animal and pet mummies were often buried with the dead as offerings and to help the deceased on their journey to the afterlife. But not all the mummified animals were real.

Reema Abbasi's latest book: 'Historic Temples in Pakistan'

Pakistani author Reema Abbasi recently launched in Delhi her latest book "Historic Temples in Pakistan - A Call to Conscience" in New Delhi, India. The book documents Hindu temples and pilgrimage sites in Pakistan, and includes 400 photographs.

Baelo Claudia: 2nd century Roman city in southern Spain Special

Tarifa - On the outskirts of Tarifa, close to the village of Bolonia on the Costa de la Luz, lies a fascinating Roman city dating back to the 2nd century BC called Baelo Claudia.

Ayurveda In Kerala - Health Spas In The Southern Indian Tropics

TRIVANDRUM, India (dpa) - The day begins at 4 a.m. when rhythmical chanting from the nearby Hindu temple brings the whole district out of its slumbers.The whole town of Kaliakkaviai in southern Indian on the Arabian See, awakes to a new day, and the Ay...

Tourists Still A Rarity In Unspoilt Laos

LUANG PRABANG, LAOS (dpa) - "Sawadi!" comes the welcoming cry from a house in Luang Prabang, in northern Laos. A group of young girls - five in all - rushes out out of the house, their hands stretched out in greeting. Another ear-shattering "Sawadi!...
 

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When Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser determined to dam the Nile in the 1960s  an enormous inte...
When Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser determined to dam the Nile in the 1960s, an enormous international operation was launched to rescue the twin great temples of Abu Simbel from the rising waters of what is now Lake Nasser
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RUINS: The ancient city of Palmyra  Syria  is believed to be threatened by Islamic militants who hav...
RUINS: The ancient city of Palmyra, Syria, is believed to be threatened by Islamic militants who have seized the area from the government and appear to be destroying relics that predate Islam, which dates back to the 7th century.
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