The prevailing theory that mammals only flourished after an asteroid strike wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago is doubly wrong.
Language guidelines that advise students to describe British explorer James Cook's arrival in Sydney as an "invasion" rather than a "settlement" were defended by an Australian university.
A long-extinct animal known as the Siberian unicorn -- actually a long-horned rhinoceros -- may have walked the Earth 29,000 years ago.
hunters searching for mammoth tusks discovered an Ice Age puppy's snout peeking out from the permafrost.
Seventy years after the trials of top Nazis began in Nuremberg, Germany is racing against time to prosecute the last Third Reich criminals to make up for decades of neglect.
New DNA tests on the remains of the last tsar Nicholas II confirm their authenticity after exhuming them in a bid to end a dispute with the Orthodox Church.
Russian investigators began examining the grave of Tsar Alexander III ahead of his exhumation in a probe looking to finally identify the remains of the last tsar Nicholas II and his family.
More than 2,000 years after the ancient Thracians crafted their exquisite jewelry from gold deposits in Bulgaria, hundreds are combing its rivers again in the hope of striking it rich in the EU's poorest country.
Australia marked 30 years since the world's largest monolith Uluru was returned to its traditional Aboriginal owners with the government admitting it has not lived up to commitments made back then.
Kazakhstan has nominated Yerzhan Tursynov's film Stranger (Zhat) for Oscar.
Archaeologists in Kazakhstan are puzzled over headless remains found in ancient burials of Hun and Sarmat warriors.
First youth festival Khan Qoryk dedicated to the 550th anniversary of Kazakh Khaganate opens in Kazakhstan.
Now 73 and sitting in his Tokyo home, Yohachi Nakajima fights back tears when he thinks of his Chinese adopted mother and the farming village he once called homeю
Kazakh horses are the oldest of domestic breeds that continues to inhabit the territories of its original formation said a Russian scientist Leonid Gaiduchenko.
A draft of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's statement to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II includes the word "apology".
According to Doctor of Historical Sciences Kanat Uskenbai, today Kazakhstan occupies the large territory thanks to its ancestors, who were nomads.
Buried and long forgotten, the head of a giant Lenin statue is set to make a comeback in the German capital a quarter-century after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe claimed his push to beef up Japan's military in the face of public and parliamentary opposition would be vindicated by history.
Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic of Serbia said he would attend the 20th anniversary commemoration of the Srebrenica massacre this weekend in a bid to forge reconciliation.
The UN's cultural body conferred world heritage status on a number of new sites including some seen as representative of Japan's industrial revolution.