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BERLIN (Reuters) - German lawmakers on Wednesday ousted a member of the far-right opposition Alternative for Germany (AfD) as head of a parliamentary committee after he made comments widely condemned as anti-Semitic.
Entrepreneurs are bringing Germany's history to life with the help of virtual and augmented reality apps. They are particularly useful as the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall approaches.
Tokyo: Tens of thousands of people gathered at a national festival to celebrate the enthronement of Japan’s Emperor Naruhito with dancers and pop stars offering jubilant performances.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fossils unearthed in southern Germany of a remarkable ape that lived about 11.6 million years ago may dramatically alter the understanding of the evolutionary origins of a fundamental human trait - walking upright on two legs.
The Nazca Lines in Peru are one of the world’s unsolved archaeological mysteries.
HANGZHOU: Cat tongues are more efficient than brushes, longer vacations mean a longer life and even dinosaurs suffered from neck arthritis – all this according to what is arguably the most bizarre science award in China, which once again paid its annual tribute to the spirit of curiosity.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A large ancient wetlands region spanning northern Botswana - once teeming with life but now dominated by desert and salt flats - may represent the ancestral homeland of all of the 7.7 billion people on Earth today, researchers said on Monday.
In the hours before climbers were permanently barred from Uluru, the world-famous red sandstone monolith that rises from the heart of Australia, the line to ascend it snaked for hundreds of feet – past a sign posted by its aboriginal owners noting that the site is sacred, and requesting that visitors refrain from climbing it.