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Dutch researchers uncover Roman temple complex

Researchers unearthed a nearly 2,000-year-old Roman temple complex in the Netherlands, Dutch officials announced on Monday. The find has surprised and excited archaeologists, as it is the first time ...

Koufax gets Dodger Stadium statue next to Jackie Robinson

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Sandy Koufax joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1955, he was in awe of being on the same team with Jackie Robinson. Now 67 years later, the two are immortalized ...

Dinosaur-shaped hot air balloons take off at north Taiwan carnival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After being canceled for two years, the Taoyuan Shimen Reservoir Hot Air Balloon Festival made a comeback and began on Saturday morning (June 18), featuring dinosaur-shape...

Nature inspires an exhibition in Taipei despite COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — “Inner Flow Healing Experience Exhibition” features three Taiwanese artists and their heart-soothing installations. Chiu Silena (邱荷華), Lu Sora (呂玟萱), and Ji...

Sweden: Cartoonist Vilks' fatal car crash was an accident

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The police car crash in Sweden that killed Swedish artist Lars Vilks last year was an accident, Swedish authorities said Wednesday, not a targeted attack on the cartoonist who lived u...

German federal court rejects bid to remove antisemitic relic

BERLIN (AP) — A German federal court on Tuesday rejected a Jewish man's bid to have a 700-year-old antisemitic statue removed from a church where Martin Luther once preached. The Fed...

Pillar of Shame in Taipei Liberty Square defaced

Taipei (Taiwan News) — An unknown person sprayed black paint over the Pillar of Shame, which was erected in Taipei Liberty Square to commemorate the 33rd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Mass...

Police patrol Hong Kong park to enforce Tiananmen vigil ban

HONG KONG (AP) — Heavy police force patrolled Hong Kong’s Victoria Park on Saturday after authorities for a third consecutive year banned public commemoration of the anniversary of the deadly Tiananme...

Pageant participants in queen's jubilee celebrate diverse UK

LONDON (AP) — As designer Clary Salandy pushes open the kitchen door at a nondescript community center in west London, her visitors pause, astonished by what they find. A dozen giraf...

Queen Elizabeth II skips Platinum Jubilee church service

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, joined other members of Britain’s royal family on Friday for a church service honoring Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne, making their first ...

Japanese architect Tadao Ando holds retrospective in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— A retrospective exhibition by acclaimed Japanese architect, Tadao Ando, opened on Friday (June 3) and will continue until Sept. 13. “Tadao Ando: Endeavors” h...

German federal court mulls bid to remove antisemitic relic

BERLIN (AP) — A German federal court on Monday mulled a Jewish man's bid to force the removal of a 700-year-old antisemitic statue from a church where Martin Luther once preached, and said it will del...

Aguilera, Hanks, De Niro and more light up Cannes amfAR gala

ANTIBES, France (AP) — Robert De Niro was the honored guest at the 28th annual amfAR Gala Cannes, where one lucky guest won an auction to have lunch with the actor and a piece of his family history. ...

Vigil, rally planned for 2nd anniversary of Floyd killing

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A candlelight vigil to honor George Floyd's memory at the intersection where he died was among the remembrances scheduled for Wednesday's second anniversary of the Black man's killi...

Rojas hits 3 home runs, Dbacks outslug Cubs in HR derby 10-6

CHICAGO (AP) — On a perfect day to play home run derby at Wrigley Field, the big winner was Josh Rojas. Rojas launched his first three longballs of the season and the Arizona Diamond...