It has been dated to the Old Kingdom, proving that mummification techniques some 4,000 years ago were highly advanced ... She added ... “Until now, we had thought that Old Kingdom mummification was relatively simple, with basic desiccation – not always successful – no removal of the brain, and only occasional removal of the internal organs ... Photograph ... .
Poorer countries are to be offered billions of dollars more in funding in an effort to break the impasse between developed and developing countries at the UN Cop26 climate summit ...Alok Sharma, the UK cabinet minister who will act as Cop26 president, said. “Developed countries must deliver on the $100bn a year promised to developing nations ... They said.
BOGOTA (AFP) - Colombia's most-wanted drug trafficker, DairoAntonio Usuga, also known as "Otoniel," was arrested by the country's authorities, the government said on Saturday (Oct 23). Presidential adviser Emilio Archila praised "the capture in Necocli of Dairo Antonio Usuga, alias 'Otoniel', head of the Gulf Clan," in a message on Twitter ... ....
Air pollution is a global health crisis and tackling it is a crucial part of our response to the climate emergency ...Everyone should have the right to breathe clean air and no child should be held back or have their health blighted simply because they had the misfortune of growing up in a polluted area ... Sadiq Khan is mayor of London ... .
Police secure a road leading to the scene of an explosion in the Komamboga suburb of the capital Kampala, Uganda, Oct. 24 (local time). AP-Yonhap ... He provided no more details in a series of Twitter posts but vowed to ''get the perpetrators.'' ... The eatery is a normally busy place, frequented by commuters ... But the U.K ... (AP). .
Fearful but defiant. life goes on in Taiwan despite China’s threats. Read more ... The democratically elected government in Taipei says only it has that right ... In both instances, the White House has clarified that there has been no change in US policy, which officially maintains so-called “strategic ambiguity” regarding Taiwan ... Read more ... .
Going into Sunday’s crucial meeting, the Nationals’ numbers were said to be nine yes, eight no, and four swing votes ... (Some say McKenzie was recorded as a no vote on Sunday, although recounts of her remarks to colleagues are hard to follow.) ... the moment has no dollars spelled out.
MPs who drive into Westminster are avoiding tens of thousands of pounds a year in congestion charges and ultra low emission zone fees by putting them on expenses, an investigation by The Independent has found ... .
PALERMO. Italy’s former interior minister and far-right leader Matteo Salvini went on trial on Saturday for allegedly illegally blocking over 100 migrants in dire sanitary conditions from disembarking from a rescue ship ... The hearing was largely procedural and lasted less than three hours before Murgia set the next hearing for December 17 ... .
The flight by the U.N ... It was the first time a U.N ... Read .Ethiopia... There was no independent confirmation of the target or the extent of casualties or damage ... U.N ... Reacting indignantly, Abiy issued a lengthy statement that accused Western nations of bias, described the criticisms of him as neocolonialist and showed no sign that he might bend to the U.S.
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