Read more about the article Probation For PA Who Helped Murder Over 11.000 Victims
The former concentration camp secretary Irmgard Furchner in the Itzehoe regional court. (Newsflash)

Probation For PA Who Helped Murder Over 11.000 Victims

A former Nazi concentration camp secretary who allegedly helped murder 11,412 people is set to walk free. The public prosecutor has asked that the 97-year-old Stutthof concentration camp secretary be sentenced to two years of probation despite being convinced that the defendant is guilty of complicity in over 11,000 cases…

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Read more about the article Looters Caught Red-Handed Digging Up Ancient Well For Treasure
Photo shows the moment when three looters were caught while they were excavating and destroying historical layers in an Ottoman well next to the cemetery of the Bedouin city of Rahat in Negev, Israel, undated photo. The robbers are suspected of searching for a hidden treasure, which, according to a Bedouin myth, was buried in the well, inside a cave. (Emil Aladjem, Israel Antiquity Authority Robbery Prevention Unit/Newsflash)

Looters Caught Red-Handed Digging Up Ancient Well For Treasure

Officials in Israel busted three looters digging for treasure in an ancient Ottoman well. Inspectors from Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) Antiquities Theft Prevention Unit caught the robbers red-handed as they dug up the archaeological site. They are believed to have been searching for hidden treasure the well is said to…

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Read more about the article Mummified Moggie Found On Back Seat Of Soviet-Era Trabant
Image shows a mummified cat, undated photo. It was found in an old Trabant 601 in the town of Ilmenau, Thuringia, central Germany in October 2022. (CEN)

Mummified Moggie Found On Back Seat Of Soviet-Era Trabant

A classic car collector was astonished when he found a mummified cat on the backseat of a Soviet-era Trabant he bought on eBay. Oliver Rietz, 39, from the town of Ilmenau in Thuringia, central Germany, discovered the animal's remains in a clapped-out old Trabant 601 in October 2022. Rietz had…

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Read more about the article AUSTRIA: Our Grief For Queen
Picture shows Chancellor of Austria Karl Nehammer, 49, undated. (Newsflash)

AUSTRIA: Our Grief For Queen

Austria's Chancellor Karl Nehammer has expressed his condolences to the Royal family and the people of the United Kingdom after the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Chancellor Nehammer said: "With the death of Queen Elizabeth II, a historical personality of ours comes to an end and with her, a 70-year…

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Read more about the article Palaeontologists Discover New Crocodile Species With Thickest Eggs Ever That Lived With Last Dinosaurs
Picture shows Pachykrokolithus excavatum shell fragments, undated. They were found in found in La Ribagorza, Spain, dated within the 250,000 years of the Cretaceous period, close to the extinction of the dinosaurs. (Manuel Perez Pueyo/Newsflash)

Palaeontologists Discover New Crocodile Species With Thickest Eggs Ever That Lived With Last Dinosaurs

Palaeontologists have discovered a new species of crocodile that lived with the last dinosaurs and that laid the thickest eggs on record. The group of palaeontologists from the University of Zaragoza in Spain, working with colleagues at the NOVA University Lisbon and the Catalan Institute of Human Palaeoecology and Social…

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Read more about the article Painting From Train Station That Ridicules Hitler Was Probably Painted By Picasso Say Experts
Picture shows the painting that could be by Pablo Picasso, undated. It is believed that the dictator Adolf Hitler is represented in a caricatured manner. (Team Arte in Fuga da Hitler/Newsflash)

Painting From Train Station That Ridicules Hitler Was Probably Painted By Picasso Say Experts

A 1930s artwork that pokes fun at Hitler and was believed to have been found years ago in a train station may have been painted by Picasso. ‘The Eye of The Serpent’ is the title of a painting that was recently premiered at an international conference called ‘Art on the…

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Read more about the article Cops Searching For Drugs Find Fortune In Ancient Pots
Moment of the drug trafficking search in a house where the archaeological items were found in Guadassuar, Valencia, Spain, July 2022. (Newsflash)

Cops Searching For Drugs Find Fortune In Ancient Pots

Police officers searching a home for drugs discovered more than a thousand ancient treasures dating back to the 12th and 18th centuries, with some even dating back to the Roman era. Police in the town of Guadassuar, which is located in the autonomous community of Valencia, in eastern Spain, were…

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Read more about the article Tourist Seized For Carving Her Initials Into Rome’s Colosseum
Illustrative image of the Colosseum in Rome, Italy on which the arrested Canadian tourist craved her name. (Newsflash)

Tourist Seized For Carving Her Initials Into Rome’s Colosseum

A 30-year-old Canadian tourist has been booked by police in Rome after staff caught her carving her initials on a wall of the Colosseum. The woman was caught by a security guard as she used a sharp stone to scratch her initials into the Ancient Roman amphitheatre on 12th July.…

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Read more about the article Two Ships Found Near Spanish Galleon Full Of Gold And Sunk By British In 18th Century
Colombian authorities have discovered two new wrecks near the San Jose, which they also managed to film in more detail, in June, 2022. (Armada de Colombia/Newsflash)

Two Ships Found Near Spanish Galleon Full Of Gold And Sunk By British In 18th Century

Two previously unknown shipwrecks have been found near a famous Spanish galleon laden with an estimated USD 17 billion in gold that was sunk by the British in 1708. The San Jose was a 62-gun, three-masted galleon that was sunk by the British with 600 people on board in 1708…

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Read more about the article Earliest Record Of Aurora Borealis Found In 10th BC Annals That Showed Back Then It Was Visible In Central China
Illustrative image of an aurora. (AsiaWire)

Earliest Record Of Aurora Borealis Found In 10th BC Annals That Showed Back Then It Was Visible In Central China

The oldest recorded mention of the aurora borealis has been found in ancient Chinese text referring to the phenomenon that dates back to the 10th century BC when it was even visible in central China. The discovery is significant as in modern times the Aurora Borealis is usually only seen…

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