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A New Yorker suffering from a guilty conscience returned an ancient stone taken from a Jerusalem archaeological dig near the Temple Mount in 1997. The Israel Antiquities Authority Tuesday said in a statement a New York clergyman sent an email to the organization several weeks ago asking to return the stone on behalf of a member of his congregation. "I am requesting forgiveness for a member of my congregation.
Conservationists said on Tuesday that Papua New Guinea has created its first conservation area to save an untouched rainforest larger than Singapore and to protect rare animals such as a bear-like tree kangaroo.
The Israeli Antiquities Authority said that an 1,800-year-old figurine believe to have originated from the eastern stretches of the Roman Empire has been discovered by archaeologists outside the walls of the old city.
King & Parliament note achievements, call for further advances to promote & protect human rights of all citizens, including refugees forcibly held by Polisario Front in Southern Algeria WASHINGTON, Dec.
Eni and the government of Papua New Guinea have signed a long-term partnership agreement to pursue the sustainable development of Papua New Guinea's hydrocarbon resources.
Text of report by private Georgian Imedi TV on 9 October Mine-clearing works began today in villages where the [Russian] occupiers had been stationed until yesterday.
Text of report by private Georgian Imedi TV on 8 October [Presenter] The EU monitors have officially confirmed that Russian military forces are withdrawing [from areas adjacent to Abkhazia and South Ossetia].
By From news reports Russia will pull back Wednesday from the southern edge of a buffer zone inside Georgia adjacent to South Ossetia, a senior Russian officer said, ahead of a deadline Friday.
Russian troops begin dismantling posts in Georgia MOSCOW, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Russian troops started dismantling posts in the buffer zone around South Ossetia and Abkhazia to meet the Friday deadline for their withdrawal from Georgia's territory, the Itar-Tass news agency reported on Sunday.
By Sophiko Megrilidze Associated Press NADARBAZEVI, Georgia -- Russian troops began dismantling positions Sunday in the so-called security zones inside Georgia they have occupied since August's brief but intense war, a Georgian Interior Ministry official said.
Southern Tailed Birdwing (Ornithoptera meridionalis), is the smallest species of butterfly in its genus. It is found in southern Papua New Guinea and in several areas along the south coast of Irian Jaya. It is strictly a lowland species, favouring primary rainforest. A very few specimens have also been collected at altitude in Irian Jaya, however these specimens were reared from immature stages and emerged crippled, suggesting that high altitude forests are not favoured habitats. Males...
- Large; stout; burly.