Israeli Archeologists Discover 1,500-Year-Old Winemaking Complex

Israeli archeologists said on Oct. 11 that they have discovered the world’s largest known Byzantine-era winery in Israel. The winemaking complex, dating back to 1,500 years ago, contains five presses spread over a square kilometer at Yavne, south of Tel …

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Protesters Claim to ‘Seize’ Edinburgh Castle Under Magna Carta

A group of 20 protesters entered Edinburgh Castle in Scotland on Aug. 17 evening and claimed to have “seized” the historical site under the Magna Carta. The protesters, who identified themselves as “peaceful, sovereign” people, entered the grounds of the …

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Confederate Statue Removed From City Hall in Lafayette, Louisiana After 99 Years

A statue of a Confederate general in front of a city hall in south Louisiana was removed on July 17 after 99 years. The removal of the statue of Confederate General Alfred Mouton came a day after the United Daughters …

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Two Foreign Travellers Banned from Entering Great Wall of China after Trespassing on Site’s Undeveloped Portion

Chinese authorities have decided to ban two international tourists from entering the Great Wall of China after catching them trespassing onto an undeveloped section of the ancient fortification. The operator of the wall’s Mutianyu section said in a statement that …

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Portugal Opens World’s Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge

A town in northern Portugal has opened the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge to its residents on April 29. Called “516 Arouca,” in reference to its length of 516 meters and its location in Arouca in the Norte Region, the …

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