Discovery of bones and tools in German cave could rewrite history of humans and Neanderthals: “Huge surprise”

Pioneering groups of humans braved icy conditions to settle in northern Europe more than 45,000 years ago, a “huge surprise” that means they could have lived there alongside Neanderthals, scientists said Wednesday. The international team of researchers found human bones and tools hiding behind a massive rock in a German cave, the oldest traces of…

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India’s Modi inaugurates huge Ayodhya Ram Temple on one of Hinduism’s most revered but controversial sites

New Delhi — Hundreds of millions of Hindus celebrated the opening of a grand new temple in the northern India city of Ayodhya on Monday, but the decision by India’s Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi to preside over the inauguration on a site at the heart of a centuries-old ownership dispute between India’s Hindus and…

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