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Australia changes National Anthem wording to reflect Indigenous history

Australia changes National Anthem wording to reflect Indigenous history

Australia amended its national anthem to remove reference to the country being ‘young and free’ amid calls to recognise that its Indigenous people are the oldest continued civilization in the world.

Qatar’s football history in focus at upcoming GU-Q lecture

Qatar’s football history in focus at upcoming GU-Q lecture

Long before Qatar made history with its winning bid to host the World Cup in 2022, football played an important role in national sports and society.

Four men charged for trying to pull down statue outside White House

Four men charged for trying to pull down statue outside White House

Four men have been charged for attempting to remove a statue of former President Andrew Jackson from outside the White House as part of anti-racism protests in the United States, authorities said ...

At least 16 killed in worst mass shooting in Canada's history

At least 16 killed in worst mass shooting in Canada's history

A gunman disguised as a policeman killed at least 16 people in a 12-hour shooting spree that began on Saturday night across rural Nova Scotia, on Canada's Atlantic Coast ...

Rare Gabon burial cave reveals clues to African history

Rare Gabon burial cave reveals clues to African history

The discovery of a 14th century underground burial site deep in Gabon's tropical forest may shed light on a little known period in Africa's history.

17th edition of DJWE 'biggest in history of event'

17th edition of DJWE 'biggest in history of event'

The Doha Jewellery & Watches Exhibition (DJWE) concluded on February 29 with "record participation" from both exhibitors and visitors, the organisers have said.

Health Minister: National Day an occasion to remember glorious history and celebrate achievements

Health Minister: National Day an occasion to remember glorious history and celebrate achievements

HE Minister of Public Health Dr. Hanan Mohammed Al Kuwari has affirmed that the celebration of the National Day represents an abiding national occasion for Qatar's people ...

Denmark and Iceland clash over priceless mediaeval manuscripts

Denmark and Iceland clash over priceless mediaeval manuscripts

They recount tales of Viking raids, Norse history, kings and gods: a priceless collection of mediaeval manuscripts, bequeathed by an Icelandic scholar to the University of Copenhagen in the 18th century ...

Fraser-Pryce makes history with fourth world 100m title

Fraser-Pryce makes history with fourth world 100m title

Jamaican sprint star Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce roared to her fourth 100m World Championships title in 10.71 seconds on Sunday, before she settled for a calm walk ...

DNA to solve mystery of Napoleon's general lost in Russia

DNA to solve mystery of Napoleon's general lost in Russia

Archaeologists are set to unveil the answer to a 200-year-old question over the remains of a French general who died during Napoleon's 1812 campaign in Russia.

South African court restricts display of apartheid-era flag

South African court restricts display of apartheid-era flag

In a landmark ruling, a Johannesburg court on Wednesday barred the unjustified display of South Africa's apartheid-era national flag, saying such gestures amounted to ‘hate speech’ and ‘harassment’.

Floods threaten Jam minaret, 12th century Afghan gem

Floods threaten Jam minaret, 12th century Afghan gem

Deadly floods sweeping Afghanistan have put the celebrated minaret of Jam -- one of the country's most revered cultural, architectural and historical treasures -- at risk of collapse, an official warned Saturday.