Egyptians call on British Museum to return Rosetta Stone

Egyptians call on British Museum to return Rosetta Stone

CAIRO (AP) — The debate over who owns ancient artifacts has been an increasing challenge to museums across Europe and America, and the spotlight has fallen on the most visited piece in the British Museum: The Rosetta Stone. The inscriptions on the dark grey granite slab became the seminal breakthrough in deciphering ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics … Read more

COP27: Negotiators reach tentative deal on loss and damage at UN climate summit

COP27: Negotiators reach tentative deal on loss and damage at UN climate summit

Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt CNN  —  Negotiators at the UN’s COP27 climate summit have reached a tentative agreement to establish a loss and damage fund for nations vulnerable to climate disasters, according to negotiators with the European Union and Africa, as well as non-governmental organizations who are observing the talks. But it’s not yet settled – … Read more

Ahead of Xi meeting, Biden calls out China – POLITICO

Ahead of Xi meeting, Biden calls out China – POLITICO

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — U.S. President Joe Biden offered a full-throated American commitment to the nations of Southeast Asia on Saturday, pledging at a Cambodia summit to help stand against China’s growing dominance in the region — without mentioning the other superpower by name. Chinese President Xi Jinping wasn’t in the room at the Association … Read more

Biden ready to tout his climate record at UN summit as he embarks on post-midterm international swing

Biden ready to tout his climate record at UN summit as he embarks on post-midterm international swing

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt CNN  —  President Joe Biden arrived Friday to the climate summit underway in an Egyptian Red Sea resort eager to highlight major new US investments toward limiting climate change, a sharp difference from the last time he showed up at a climate conference empty handed. Yet fears of a world distracted … Read more

US house speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at Cop27 – watch live – Guardian News

US house speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at Cop27 – watch live – Guardian News

US house speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at Cop27 – watch live  Guardian News House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at COP27 climate summit  CBS News Nancy Pelosi mobbed by cameras at Cop27 as midterms hang in balance  The Independent Many Republicans think climate crisis is a hoax, says Nancy Pelosi  Guardian News View Full Coverage on Google News

Trump Plans 2024 Campaign Announcement, Bitcoin Plummets to Two-Year Low | The Tonight Show – The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Trump Plans 2024 Campaign Announcement, Bitcoin Plummets to Two-Year Low | The Tonight Show – The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Trump Plans 2024 Campaign Announcement, Bitcoin Plummets to Two-Year Low | The Tonight Show  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Pakistan says apocalyptic flooding reinforces the need for reparations

Pakistan says apocalyptic flooding reinforces the need for reparations

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt — Pakistan’s foreign minister says catastrophic flooding that submerged one-third of the country earlier this year reaffirms the need for wealthy countries to deliver on reparations, a highly contentious issue that has taken center stage at the U.N.’s flagship climate conference. Reparations, or “loss and damage” funding, are seen as a fundamental … Read more

Archaeologists in Egypt discover tunnel that may lead to the long-lost tomb of Cleopatra

Archaeologists in Egypt discover tunnel that may lead to the long-lost tomb of Cleopatra

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered an ancient hidden tunnel beneath a temple that they hope leads to the long-lost tomb of Queen Cleopatra. The massive tunnel was discovered by an Egyptian-Dominican archaeological research team from the University of Santo Domingo in the area of the Temple of Tapozeris Magna, just west of Alexandria, Egypt’s Ministry … Read more

100 years after tomb discovery, King Tut's legacy endures – CBS Evening News

100 years after tomb discovery, King Tut's legacy endures – CBS Evening News

100 years after tomb discovery, King Tut’s legacy endures  CBS Evening News In photos: Egypt celebrates the 100-year anniversary of Tutankhamun tomb discovery  The Indian Express WION Fineprint: Discovery that dazzled world: Egypt marks 100 years of tomb of Tutankhamun  WION Good Morning Washington celebrates the 100th Anniversary of King Tut’s Discovery  WJLA View Full Coverage on Google News

COP27 climate summit: Here’s what to watch

COP27 climate summit: Here’s what to watch

CNN  —  As global leaders converge in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, for the UN’s annual climate summit, researchers, advocates and the United Nations itself are warning the world is still wildly off-track on its goal to halt global warming and prevent the worst consequences of the climate crisis. Over the next two weeks, negotiators from nearly … Read more