An ancient Roman mansion found tucked away beneath the busy streets of Italy’s capital has shocked researchers with its extremely good condition and place of origin — some 1,000 miles away from Rome. The extreme distances involved has baffled scientists, changing previously unchallenged perceptions of how construction materials were imported and transported across the continent thousands of years ago.
The British foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has been scrambling to look tough in the so-called tanker crisis. He initially promised a “robust” response to the Iranian detention of a British-flagged tanker, which had violated international laws of navigation.
Renowned Palestinian-American literary theorist Edward Said differentiates between colonialism and imperialism, saying colonization takes place when the dominators enter and usurp a country by force while imperialism is a kind of soft power exertion which gradually alienates one from the culture of his/her motherland.
Tehran, Sept 9, IRNA – Speaker of Parliament (Majlis) on Tuesday rejected recent anti-Iran comments by the American politician Henry Kissinger saying Iran has no reason ˈto create an empire or a puppet governmentˈ.