A century ago, a first wave of Russian emigration took the world of culture by storm. Euronews Cult examines that amazing heritage - and the promise of the new generation.
A fountain pen, silver pocket watch and other prized possessions of the late Jewish-Polish composer Wladyslaw Szpilman go under the hammer in Warsaw next week.
Pierre David was Verviers's first-ever mayor after Belgium became independent in 1830. The century-old urban legend that his heart was buried in a fountain was last month revealed to be real.
The collection of 425 whole gold coins, most dating to the Abbasid period around 1,100 years ago, was was a “extremely rare” find, said Israel Antiquities Authorities archaeologists.
The Middle East and North Africa’s contribution to global science and engineering publications was only about two percent in 2013 according to a Harvard funded study.
His supporters say the case is an attempt to silence Dmitriev, who has spent nearly 30 years compiling a list of the 40,000 people deported or executed under Joseph Stalin in Karelia, a Russian region bordering Finland.
The 480 BC Battle of Salamis is seen by many historians as a turning point in history that allowed ancient Greece to flourish.
Traditionalists say it disrespects Lithuanian insurgents executed on the same square as the beach in the 1860s. Liberals say the country should move on.
The tiny Marxist-Leninist Party of Germany erected the first statue of Lenin ever on former West German territory.
Researchers think the new technique could revolutionize the study of ancient settlements.
The SMS Grosser Kurfurst sunk in the English Channel in May 1878 after being rammed by another German vessel.
The fallout from the Treaty of Trianon - signed 100 years ago today - has echoes in current tensions between Hungary and its neighbours, where some two million ethnic Hungarians still live.
in 1918, the Spanish flu claimed 50 to 100 million lives worldwide.