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Egyptian mummification 'recipe' revealed By BBC | Last Updated: 16th August, 2018, 11:10

The Egyptian Museum in Turin, Italy, is now home to the mummy in question

Ancient Egyptian mummification 'recipe' revealed


Vienna ranked as most liveable city in the world The world's most liveable city named

The worldwide league table ranks 140 cities on a range of factors, including political and social stability, crime, education and access to healthcare


Nuclear boy statue irritates Fukushima Nuclear boy statue irritates Fukushima

The statue is erected in early August and its creator says it is about hope for a world free from nuclear disaster


Joy’s birthday in 1975 was Bangabandhu’s last family function Joy’s birthday in 1975 was Bangabandhu’s last family function

Bangabandhu joined the birthday function of Joy on July 27


Russian nationalists hope for return of a czar Russian nationalists hope for return of a czar

The Union of Orthodox Banner Bearers is a fringe group of Russian nationalists with no political power that stages processions to promote their views


Zimbabwe election: Inauguration delayed after result challenged Zimbabwe presidential inauguration delayed

Mr Mnangagwa won 50.8% of the vote compared with Mr Chamisa's 44.3%


One million Uighurs held in political camps: UN One million Uighurs held in political camps: UN

The World Uyghur Congress says in its report that detainees are held indefinitely without charge, and forced to shout Communist Party slogans


Make people aware about responsible digital lifestyle: Experts Make people aware about responsible digital lifestyle: Experts

Jabbar, also a noted IT expert, says people must know about digital lifestyle and be aware of its responsible use and protection


Drought declared in entire state of New South Wales Entire Australian state now in drought

A dry winter has intensified what has been called the worst drought in living memory in parts of eastern Australia


Former UK minister Johnson 'won't apologise' for burka comments Johnson 'won't apologise' for burka comments

The former foreign secretary has been criticised for saying Muslim women wearing burkas "look like letter boxes" and comparing them to "bank robbers"


Bangabandhu wanted to pass last days of life with daughter Hasina Bangabandhu wanted to pass last days of life with daughter Hasina

As a political leader, Bangabandhu spent most of his time for the mass people


US police find 11 starving children in New Mexico compound US police find 11 starving children in New Mexico compound

Police describe the compound as a small underground caravan covered by plastic, with no running water or electricity


August 21 grenade attack trial likely to conclude this month August 21 grenade attack trial likely to conclude this month

A total of 24 AL leaders and workers including the then Mohila AL President and wife of late President Zillur Rahman, Ivy Rahman, were killed


Chile bans supermarket plastic bags Chile bans supermarket plastic bags

The new legislation, approved by Congress and enacted by President Sebastián Piñera, gives small shops two years to adapt to a total ban


On the frontline of India's human-elephant war On the frontline of India's human-elephant war

The Indian government, like many other stakeholders in the complex and tragic situation, appears undecided about what best to do


South Korea's spy cam porn epidemic South Korea's spy cam porn epidemic

More than 6,000 cases of so-called spy cam porn are reported to the police each year, and 80% of the victims are women


Dengue fever outbreak stopped by special mosquitoes Dengue fever halted by special mosquito

By spreading the bacteria Wolbachia, which hinders dengue transmission, the city has been dengue-free since 2014


World Breastfeeding Week: What is Innocenti Declaration? World Breastfeeding Week: What is Innocenti Declaration?

The World Breastfeeding Week has been celebrated every year from August 1 to 7


Thousands hold vigil for idolised Indian politician Thousands hold vigil for idolised Indian politician

The school dropout becomes involved in politics at a young age


French skier who disappeared in Italy in 1954 is finally identified

French skier lost in 1954 is identified

Human remains, ski equipment and glasses had been found in 2005, high in a valley in Italy's Aosta region


7,000 children killed or injured in Syria: UN 7,000 children killed or injured in Syria: UN

It generally puts the death toll of the war at 400,000, but it relies on other monitoring groups’ unverified accounts to do so


Killer whale spotted pushing dead calf for two days Whale spotted pushing dead calf for days

The newborn died on Tuesday off the shores of Victoria, British Columbia


Iraq street satirists peddle culture change Iraq street satirists peddle culture change

On a strip of pavement in the southern Iraqi city of Kut, a gaggle of amateur comedians pulls in the crowds every Friday


Japan city 'does not need ninjas' Japan city 'does not need ninjas'

Local officials in Iga, which styles itself as the birthplace of ninja-dom, has received a flood of applications from around the world


Irishman on honeymoon dies in Greek fire, family confirms Irishman on honeymoon dies in Greek fire

Brian O'Callaghan-Westropp, who was on honeymoon with his wife, became separated trying to escape the flames in the seaside resort of Mati


No Pakistani women vote in village as husbands intimidate No Pakistani women vote in village

Some 3,200 women are listed on the electoral register in Mohri Pur, but not one voted, according to election officials and an AFP journalist


Time for a break in Kit Kat trademark case Time for a break in Kit Kat trademark case

Nestlé has tried to trademark the chocolate bar's three-dimensional shape for more than a decade, which rival Cadbury has fought hard against


Pakistan's Imran Khan vies for power as country goes to polls Imran Khan vies for power in Pakistan poll

Nearly 106 million people are registered to vote for members of the lower house of parliament and four provincial assemblies


Friends flee into sea, battle waves, as Greek wildfires rage Friends flee into sea, battle waves, as Greek wildfires rage

The fire came suddenly, and the six friends ran. When they reached the beach and there was nowhere more…


Bangladesh cafe siege: Briton Hasnat Karim freed without charge British Bangladesh attack detainee freed

The head of the police's counter terrorism and transnational crime unit Monirul Islam said on Monday that Mr Karim had been acquitted


158 Chilean church members investigated over sexual abuse Chile investigating 158 in Catholic Church over sex abuse

The cases relate to 144 separate investigations into incidents dating back as far as 1960 and involving 266 victims, including 178 children


Japan heatwave: Warnings issued amid scorching temperatures Japan swelters in deadly heatwave

Thousands more have sought hospital treatment for heat-related conditions over the past two weeks


Singapore personal data hack hits 1.5m, health authority says

Singapore personal data hack hits 1.5m

The move is aimed at plugging leaks from work e-mails and shared documents as well as guarding against possible cyber-attacks


The transgender acid attack survivor running for parliament The transgender acid attack survivor running for parliament

More people from the community are contesting than ever before, in what has proven to be a significant period for transgender rights in Pakistan


Hope, love and values: 110 years of Japanese migration to Brazil 110 years of Japanese migration to Brazil

That first big group of 781 Japanese arrived at the port of Santos in Sao Paulo state in June 1908, aboard the cargo and passenger ship Kasato Maru


Rights group details lead-up to Myanmar attacks on Rohingya Rights group details lead-up to Myanmar attacks on Rohingya

The report says the army also trained and armed non-Muslim civilians living in Myanmar's northwestern Rakhine state


Thai cave rescue boys relive 'moment of miracle' Thai cave rescue boys relive 'moment of miracle'

One boy describes how they have lived on water from the stones of the cave. "Water is clean," he said. "Only water, no food"


100 facts about Nelson Mandela for his 100th birthday

100 facts about Nelson Mandela for his 100th birthday

Nelson Mandela was the first black president of South Africa from 1994-1999 and the first president elected after the end of apartheid


Nowhere to run: Rohingya hunker down as monsoon arrives Nowhere to run: Rohingya hunker down as monsoon arrives

The most intense rains are expected over the next few months, though heavy downpours began pummeling the camps in June


7 immigrant children reunited with their mothers in New York 7 immigrant children reunited with their mothers in New York

  Seven immigrant children who had been separated from their families have left a New York City…

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