Factbox: Hundreds of dignitaries to attend as Japan’s emperor declares enthronement

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Emperor Naruhito is set to proclaim his enthronement to the world next week in a centuries-old ceremony attended by some 2,500 people, including heads of state and other dignitaries from nearly 200 countries. FILE PHOTO – … Continue reading Factbox: Hundreds of dignitaries to attend as Japan’s emperor declares enthronement

Factbox: Hundreds of dignitaries to attend as Japan’s new emperor declares enthronement

TOKYO (Reuters) – New Japanese Emperor Naruhito is set to proclaim his enthronement to the world next week in a centuries-old ceremony attended by some 2,500 people, including heads of state and other dignitaries from nearly 200 countries. FILE PHOTO … Continue reading Factbox: Hundreds of dignitaries to attend as Japan’s new emperor declares enthronement

Afghan museum restores Buddhist history, one broken piece at a time

KABUL (Reuters) – Restoring Afghanistan’s Buddhist artifacts that were destroyed by the Taliban 18 years ago is like working on a 1,500-year-old jigsaw puzzle, say conservators working on the latest restoration project. Mohammad Fahim Rahimi, Director of National Museum inspects … Continue reading Afghan museum restores Buddhist history, one broken piece at a time

Egypt discovers archaeological industrial zone in Luxor’s ‘Valley of the Monkeys’

Artifacts are displayed during the presentation of a new discovery in the Monkey Valley near the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Egypt October 10, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany LUXOR, Egypt (Reuters) – Egypt on Thursday unveiled two archaeological … Continue reading Egypt discovers archaeological industrial zone in Luxor’s ‘Valley of the Monkeys’