'Screaming Mummy' displayed in Egypt museum

/ Feb 18, 2018

'Screaming Mummy' displayed in Egypt museum

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo has put on display the "Screaming Mummy," of the son of a pharaoh who may have been hanged for plotting his father's murder. Dubbed "the unknown man E," the mummy which is not usually exhibited appears to be of a ...

Longest-serving Dutch prime minister, Ruud Lubbers, dies at 78

/ Feb 15, 2018

Longest-serving Dutch prime minister, Ruud Lubbers, dies at 78

Ruud Lubbers, who as the Netherlands' longest serving prime minister led his country through economic turmoil to prosperity and helped shape the foundations of the European Union, died Wednesday. He was 78. The Dutch government announced that Lubbers died in Rotterdam surrounded by his wife ...

Greeks rally in Athens to protest use of the name Macedonia

Feb 5, 2018

Greeks rally in Athens to protest use of the name Macedonia

Well over 100,000 protesters from across Greece converged Sunday on Athens' main square to protest a potential Greek compromise in a dispute with neighboring Macedonia over the former Yugoslav republic's official name. The name dispute gained traction when Macedonia gained independence from Yugoslavia in 1991. The ...

Decades after Holocaust, Poles still struggle with role

Feb 2, 2018

Decades after Holocaust, Poles still struggle with role

Seventy-three years after the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau — the infamous Nazi death camp that has come to symbolize the Holocaust — Poles are still struggling to understand their own role in Germany's wartime genocide of European Jews on Polish soil. A bill passed this week ...

Feb 1, 2018

Austria to dissolve 'Nazi songbook' fraternity

Austria's government said Wednesday that it plans to dissolve one of the country's controversial nationalist fraternities after it emerged that it had printed song texts celebrating the Holocaust and other Nazi atrocities. The lyrics in the book produced in 1997 by the Germania zu Wiener ...