archeology

Turkey halts Austrian archaeological dig over tensions with Vienna

Turkish authorities have halted an Austrian archaeological dig in western Turkey due to diplomatic tensions between the two countries, the Hurriyet newspaper reported on Monday.

Human bones found near Nazi-era research lab at Berlin university

Human bones have been found on a Berlin university campus near what was once the site of a Nazi-era institute conducting racial studies on concentration camp victims, a university spokesman said...

3,000-year-old coffins unearthed in China

Three sets of well-preserved coffins from China's second dynasty have been unearthed in central Henan province, a report said Tuesday.

7,000-year-old settlement found in Arab part of Jerusalem

People lived in the area of today's Jerusalem as early as 7,000 years ago, an excavation in the Arab part of the city shows.