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The grand jury in the case of Michael Brown's shooting didn't just face an onslaught of witnesses with conflicting memories of what happened the day white police officer Darren Wilson killed Brown, an unarmed black teenager. It also heard from witnesses who couldn't be believed at all.
Suping Lu, a professor from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, published a book on Sunday about the 1937 Nanjing Massacre, during which more than 300,000 Chinese people were killed.
Viking colonisations of Europe may have been more like romantic getaways than drunken stag weekends, according to a study of Norse DNA showing the importance of women in the Scandinavian subjugation of the British Isles during the Middle Ages.
Despite its poverty and isolation, North Korea has poured resources into a sophisticated cyber-warfare cell called Bureau 121 ...
The Lebanese army detained a wife and daughter of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as they crossed from Syria nine days ago...
Analysis of DNA from Richard III has thrown up a surprise: evidence of infidelity in his family tree.
Greek archaeologist Katerina Peristeri dug in obscurity for years before unearthing a marble tomb from the time of Alexander the Great ...
Israel's government has endorsed a proposal to put in law the country's status as the national homeland of the Jewish people, drawing fire from critics who said it weakened democracy.
Often called the “Atlantis of the East” by travellers, the underwater city of Shicheng is a magnificent, mysterious time capsule of Imperial China.