UN approves 30-day ceasefire in Syria

Image copyright EPA Image caption The Eastern Ghouta has been under intense bombardment for a week The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in Syria. The 15-member council voted to allow aid deliveries and medical evacuations. It follows a week of intense bombardment of the Eastern Ghouta rebel enclave,…

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Major discovery! Egypt uncovers 2,000-year-old cemetery

Deutsche Welle Published 1:45 p.m. ET Feb. 24, 2018 | Updated 2:02 p.m. ET Feb. 24, 2018 A sarcophagus that was discovered is displayed at the site of an ancient Egyptian cemetery, in Minya province, Egypt, on Feb. 24, 2018. (Photo: Ibrahim Youssef, EPA) After several months of excavation work, Egypt's antiquities ministry said on…

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