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‘Thank you!’ Putin phones Trump after CIA foils Russia terror attack

The CIA sent Russia a tip-off that helped prevent a terrorist bomb attack on a cathedral in the Russia city, the Kremlin has revealed.  And today the two leaders shared a short phone call during which Mr Putin thanks Donald Trump for the intelligence service’s efforts.  A senior White House administration official confirmed the pair had spoken on Sunday.  It comes just days after the pair spoke on the phone about North Korea.  The Kremlin said information provided by CIA allowed Russian law-enforcement agencies to arrest the would-be attackers before…

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Ancient Egypt: Archaeologists Discover Child Graves Containing Jewelry and Amulets in Temple Quarry

Archaeologists in Upper Egypt discovered four intact children’s graves at a quarry that once provided stone for the temples and tombs of the 15th century B.C. The youngest of the children was 2 or 3 years old at the time of death, according to Live Science. The child graves aren’t the first to be discovered at the quarry, which is known as Gebel el-Silsila. Over the last couple of years, researchers have recorded 69 tombs at the site, most of which had been long since looted, as Live Science reported. The…

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Ancient Egypt MYSTERY: Archaeologists left baffled by child grave uncovered at old quarry

The graves of four children, all thought to be under the age of ten at their time of death, were found during excavations at Gebel el-Silsila, which was once a quarry site during the Thutmosid period, from around 1493 BCE to 1401 BCE The discovery was announced earlier this week with the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities and Sweden’s Lund University, revealing new insight on the burial practices during the 18th century. The archaeologists also unearthed artefacts including amulets, bracelets, and pottery. However, it is the discovery of one child’s grave…

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Liverpool news: Mohamed Salah receives incredible endorsement from football legend Pele

Salah has enjoyed an incredible start to life at Anfield since his summer move from Roma. He currently leads the Premier League goalscoring charts with 13 in just 17 matches. And his exploits on Merseyside have also been repeated for his country as he scored a last-gasp spot-kick in Egypt’s match against Congo in October to send them to next year’s World Cup.   Salah’s astronomical rise led to him being named the Africa Player of the Year award earlier this week, ahead of fellow Liverpool star Sadio Mane.  His performances…

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Great Pyramid of Giza: Scientists set to uncover 4,500-year-old mystery using ROBOTS

Using an imaging method and a robot based on cosmic rays scientists hope to uncover the mysteries of the pyramid.  Scientists have built the probe that will enter the 3.5cm keyhole in a wall after a large and enigmatic internal structure was detected in the last of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still standing. Researchers announced the discovery in November but said they did not know the purpose, contents or precise dimensions of what they are calling a “void” or “cavity” inside the pyramid, built as a monumental…

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Venice may be almost 200 years older than anyone thought

Over 1000 years of historyalxpin/Getty By Colin Barras Deep beneath the elaborate mosaic floor of Venice’s Saint Mark’s Basilica, archaeologists have discovered two 1300-year-old peach stones. The find may add 180 years to the history of the iconic floating city. Most of Italy’s great cities date back to the Romans, but Venice is an exception, says Albert Ammerman at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. Although there was a Roman presence on Torcello island in the north of the Venetian lagoon, there are no Roman remains in Venice. Instead, the history…

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Upbeat Putin promises to modernize Russia if re-elected

An upbeat Vladimir Putin pledged Thursday to create a “forward-looking, modern country” if re-elected as Russia’s president next year. The 65-year-old told reporters at his annual televised news conference that he wanted to improving living standards if, as seems likely, he wins another six-year term on March 18. With his approval ratings topping 80 percent, he is on course to extend his lock on power to 24 years and become the country’s longest-serving leader since Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. The news conference comes days after Putin made a triumphant trip…

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Russian military officials arrive in North Korea as Tillerson softens stance

A Russian delegation has arrived in North Korea, state media said Wednesday, hours after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson indicated the United States is open to talks with Kim Jong Un’s government without preconditions. Victor Kalganov, vice-director of Russia’s National Defense Command Center, was pictured at Pyongyang’s airport alongside three other officials from the country’s defense ministry in an image released by the state-run KCNA news agency. Victor Kalganov, vice-director of the National Defense Command Center of the Russian Federation (center-left), visits Pyongyang with three unidentified Russian defense ministry officials….

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Liverpool news: Didier Drogba reveals secret conversation with Mohamed Salah

Salah has been sensational since joining Liverpool for a club record fee in the summer. When he first arrived there was some scepticism as to how he would fit into Liverpool’s system. But the Egypt international is now seen as an integral part of Jurgen Klopp’s side with 19 goals in 24 games and is the Premier League top scorer with 13. It hasn’t been the easiest of career’s for Salah though as he endured a torrid first stint in England with Chelsea. And his former team-mate Drogba has revealed…

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ISIS could be preparing to form new home in Afghanistan after losing war in Iraq and Syria

The terrorist organisation no longer have a physical home after Iraq and Syria were officially liberated from its clutches in the past month. Now, Nikita Mendkovich says Afghanistan may be the next place that the extremists try to set up home. He said: “There has been long time instability in Afghanistan and a high level of terrorist activity in the context of the weakness of the governmental security agencies. “Currently, the groups fighting under the Islamic State flag are active in many regions of Afghanistan, including the Nangarhar Province and…

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