An archeologist uncovered what he believed to be the remains of a Roman massacre of Britons in Dorset, describing it as his “most dramatic find”.
How archeologist uncovered ancient Roman battleground ‘massacre’
A rare coin featuring Britain’s King Edward VIII, who abdicated to marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson, sold for a record £1 million ($1.3 million).
Rare coin featuring King Edward VIII sells for record £1m
A painting found hidden in an Italian gallery in December is an authentic Gustav Klimt piece stolen almost 23 years ago, experts confirmed.
Painting found inside Italian gallery wall confirmed as a Gustav Klimt
Iranian feature film, ‘Domino,’ directed by Laleh Barzegar, will take part in the 2020 Max Ophüls Prize Film Festival in Germany, slated for January 20-26.
Iranian feature ‘Domino’ to compete in Germany
A stolen 15th-century book by the famed Persian poet Hafez was recovered by a Dutch art detective after years that Iranian authorities had also been on the hunt for it.
Dutch art detective finds stolen invaluable copy of Hafez book of poetry, worth €1 million
In the eighth century BC, Assyrian King Sargon II ruled over a wealthy and powerful empire that included much of today’s Middle East and inspired fear among its neighbors. Now a team of Italian and Iraqi Kurdish archeologists working in northern Iraq have uncovered ten stone reliefs that adorned a sophisticated canal system dug into bedrock.
'Extremely rare’ Assyrian carvings discovered in Iraq
A billionaire art collector was handed an 18-month jail sentence and fined €52 million ($58 million) for attempting to smuggle a Pablo Picasso painting abroad without official permission, DW reported.
Spanish billionaire fined €52 million for smuggling Picasso painting
The Louvre Museum in Paris was closed Friday as dozens of protesters blocked the entrance to denounce the French government’s plans to overhaul the pension system.
Louvre Museum closed amid strikes over pension plans
Actor-cum-producer Cate Blanchett will be the president of the international jury of the competition at the 77th Venice International Film Festival this September, which will decide on the Golden Lion for best film and other awards, organizers said.
Cate Blanchett named jury president in Venice Int'l Film Festival
Iranian feature film ‘No. 3 Azar Shahr Street,’ by Kambiz Safari, is to participate in the competition section of the eighth edition of the Silk Road International Film Festival in Ireland (SRIFF).
‘No. 3 Azar Shahr Street’ to vie at Ireland's Silk Road festival

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