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Portrait of the Golden Princess as recreated by scientists. 
Photo courtesy of tarih-begalinka.kz
Golden Princess burial, oldest of its kind in Kazakhstan

Ancient burial of a noble woman discovered in Western Kazakhstan Oblast two years ago declared the oldest golden burial in Kazakhstan.

Golden Princess burial, oldest of its kind in Kazakhstan
Napoleon returns to exile island for anniversary
Napoleon returns to exile island for anniversary

"Napoleon" returned to the Italian island of Elba on Sunday as part of a historical re-enactment to mark the 200th anniversary of the defeated French emperor's exile.

Napoleon returns to exile island for anniversary
Film producer Harvey Weinstein. Photo courtesy of cinematicfilmblog.com
Marco Polo filming will be held in Kazakhstan

Filming of Marco Polo adventure movie will be held in Kazakhstan.

Marco Polo filming will be held in Kazakhstan
Philippines' oldest artworks in danger of disappearing
Philippines' oldest artworks in danger of disappearing

On a small rock wall a short drive from the Philippine capital, enigmatic carvings that are believed to date back 5,000 years are in danger of disappearing before their mysteries can be solved.

Philippines' oldest artworks in danger of disappearing
Vienna's Versailles offers imperial hideaway
Vienna's Versailles offers imperial hideaway

Schoenbrunn Palace was Marie-Antoinette's summer childhood home and the beautiful and tragic Sissi's favoured residence. Mozart performed there as a child and Napoleon was so smitten he moved in -- twice.

Vienna's Versailles offers imperial hideaway
The Kazakh magazine's cover depicts Adolf Hitler ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Hitler, Kazakhstan and editorial struggle

Much controversy surrounds the recent issue of Kazakh-language magazine devoted to Hitler's personality.

Hitler, Kazakhstan and editorial struggle
Ruins of the citadel. Photo from the Turkestan Album of 1871-1872.
Archeological park to be built in Taraz: 2000 years of history

An archeological park will be constructed around a medieval tower in Kazakhstan's southern city of Taraz by 2017.

Archeological park to be built in Taraz: 2000 years of history
Photo ©tengrinews.kz
Unique paleontological site disappearing in Pavlodar

A unique archeological site containing remnants of rhinoceros and mastodons in Pavlodar will vanish if the city administration does not start to care about the Gusinii Perelet paleontological site.

Unique paleontological site disappearing in Pavlodar
Reconstructed version of Scythian tomb. Photo © Yaroslav Radlovsky
Fighting to save ancestral bones: Scythian burial mounds to be opened for public

Scythian burial mounds will be opened for public in Issyk town located 50km east of Almaty.

Fighting to save ancestral bones: Scythian burial mounds to be opened for public
©Reuters/Sergio Moraes
Cavemen's rock music makes a comeback

Thousands of years after they resonated in caves, two dozen stone chimes used by our prehistoric forefathers will make music once more in a unique series of concerts in Paris.

Cavemen's rock music makes a comeback
Photo © Pavel Zhukov
Mystery of fossilized jaw solved in Semey

Semey historians have finely identified the mysterious fossilized jaw that was almost forgotten in a school museum as an unknown object.

Mystery of fossilized jaw solved in Semey
British Museum shows Vikings' softer side
British Museum shows Vikings' softer side

The Vikings are renowned as bloodthirsty warriors, but a new exhibition at the British Museum aims to show the cultural achievements and trading skills that spread their influence far and wide.

British Museum shows Vikings' softer side
Photo a courtesy of Tengrinews
Artefacts of 18 century war discovered in South Kazakhstan

Shepherds have found a ring-mail armor dating back to the 18th century in a desert in southern Kazakhstan.

Artefacts of 18 century war discovered in South Kazakhstan
Vatican trove shows Catholic persecution in samurai-era Japan
Vatican trove shows Catholic persecution in samurai-era Japan

A trove of ancient documents unearthed at the Vatican could shed light on the brutal crackdown on Christianity in isolationist Japan under its samurai rulers.

Vatican trove shows Catholic persecution in samurai-era Japan
©Marat Abilov
New discoveries about Kazakhs made in Britain

The unique findings, that show the life of Kazakh people during the 14th century have been discovered in Great Britain.

New discoveries about Kazakhs made in Britain
©Reuters/Fred Thornhill
Important library in north Lebanon torched

A decades-old library owned by a Greek Orthodox priest in north Lebanon's majority Sunni city of Tripoli was torched late Friday, a day after a sectarian scuffle, a security source said.

Important library in north Lebanon torched
Disney explores own history in magical filmmaking tale
Disney explores own history in magical filmmaking tale

Disney delves into its own history in "Saving Mr. Banks," a movie about the difficult birth of the classic film "Mary Poppins," wrenched from a tale by a reluctant British author.

Disney explores own history in magical filmmaking tale
Photo courtesy of z001.kz
Tomb of Kenesary Khan's warriors discovered in Astana

An ancient tomb of Kenesary Khan's warriors has been discovered in Astana.

Tomb of Kenesary Khan's warriors discovered in Astana
US marks 150th anniversary of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
US marks 150th anniversary of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

The Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln's undying call for a "new birth of freedom" at the bloody turning point of the US Civil War, turned 150 years old Tuesday, even as the union he fought to preserve quarrels bitterly over the role of government.

US marks 150th anniversary of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
ISS crew returns safely to Earth with Olympic torch
ISS crew returns safely to Earth with Olympic torch

Three astronauts returned to Earth Monday, after 66 days aboard the International Space Station, bringing back the Olympic torch back to the planet after a historic space walk.

ISS crew returns safely to Earth with Olympic torch