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History down the Nile

In the Pyramids of Giza

The Pyramids of Giza were sights of historical wonder and amazing architecture

The Great Pyramid of Giza

History down the Nile

Temples, tombs and Tutankhamun

Down the Nile, the young traveller makes his way through history

Hieroglyphics on the tomb of Ramses IX

Parachutist makes world's first jump from solar-powered plane

A parachutist completed the world's first jump from a solar-powered aircraft on Tuesday after the plane soared to a height of 1,520 metres (nearly 5,000 ft) over western Switzerland, Swiss organisers ...

Swiss adventurer Raphael Domjan jumps from the SolarStratos solar-powered aircraft prototype with Spanish test pilot Miguel A. Iturmendi aboard, at the airbase in Payerne, Switzerland, 25 August 2020.

A tour of crumbling Malta villa where Queen Elizabeth lived in her 20s

The arcaded, two-storey property is a shadow of its former self. The rooms are bare, paint is peeling off the walls to reveal old murals beneath, the enclosed garden is overgrown and part of a ...

A belvedere stands on top of columns overlooking the garden at Villa Guardamangia, a former residence of Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, in Pieta, Malta, 1 July 2020.

Bangabandhu to be ‘superman of eternal time’: Indian scholar

Like many academics and analysts, Shahnawaz also wondered what special power gave him the magnetic qualities of drawing a mass of seventy-five million people to him

Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

In echo of Mao era, China's schools in book-cleansing drive

As schools reopened in China after the COVID-19 outbreak, they have thrown themselves into a nationwide exercise to remove books deemed politically incorrect, deepening Chinese president Xi Jinping's ...

A man poses for pictures at a booth of China's President Xi Jinping books displayed at the China International Import Expo (CIIE), at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, China on 7 November 2018

Oxford protesters target statue of colonialist

Many academics and public figures oppose the removal of such monuments, arguing they merely reflect history and should be used as points of discussion

A demonstrator is seen with a placard during a protest for the removal of a statue of British imperialist Cecil Rhodes on the outside of Oriel College in Oxford, following the death of George Floyd who died in police custody in Minneapolis, Oxford, Britain, on 9 June 2020

Historic Six-point Day today

The historic Six-point Day is being observed in the country on Sunday in a different manner due to coronavirus pandemic

Historic Six-point Day today

Dreaming of returning home, Egypt's Nubians revive language

"I usually get asked how can I be Nubian when I can't speak my own language," the 23-year-old said

Nubian boys lead camels along an alley in the village of Gharb Suhail near Aswan in Upper Egypt, some 920 kilometres south of the capital Cairo, on 5 February 2020.
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