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Homo naledi: New species of human ancestor discovered in South Africa

When an amateur caver and university geologist arrived at Lee Berger's house one night in late 2013 with a fragment of a fossil jawbone in hand, they broke out the beers and called National Geographic.
September 10, 2015

Light quake jolts Lesbos island

A light earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale jolted on Thursday the island of Lesbos.
September 10, 2015

Rare ancient octadrachm to be repatriated from Switzerland

An important ancient Greek coin will be repatriated from Switzerland in September following a Swiss court's ruling that the coin is a product of illegal excavation.
September 3, 2015

Obama: Climate change 'defining threat of this century'

President Barack Obama declared climate change to be the defining threat of this century as he began a historic visit to the far northwestern state of Alaska.
September 1, 2015

Ancient paved way discovered at Megalo Kavouri beach, linking area to greater Athens road network

A 300-metre section of an ancient carriage way dated to the 4th century BC was discovered by archaeologists at the Megalo Kavouri beach in the southern suburb of Vouliagmeni, the ministry of Culture announced on Monday.
July 21, 2015