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Ancient Tomb Discovered in Egypt

An excavation team in Egypt has unearthed an ancient tomb containing a mummy believed to be 4,300 years old. It is among dozens of artifacts recently discovered.After a year-long excavation, renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass announced the findings at …

Late Poet Credited with Rescue of Kashmiri Language

The literary world of Indian-administered Kashmir is mourning the death of a beloved poet and champion of the Kashmiri language, which he is largely credited with rescuing from obscurity.Abdur Rehman Rahi, an acclaimed writer and professor of literatur…

Asteroid on Path for Close Call With Earth

An asteroid the size of a delivery truck will whip past Earth on Thursday night, one of the closest such encounters ever recorded.NASA said it will be a near miss with no chance of the asteroid hitting Earth.NASA said Wednesday that the newly discovere…

Malawi Makes Fresh Appeal for Cholera Vaccine

Malawi has appealed for more than 7 million additional doses of cholera vaccine from the World Health Organization as it struggles to control a record outbreak of the bacterial illness.The WHO donated almost 3 million doses of the vaccine to Malawi in …