A 9.7-million-year-old fossilised teeth were discovered in the former riverbed of the Rhine in Eppelsheim near Mainz, Germany. The teeth don’t appear to belong to any species discovered in Europe or Asia.
Archaeologists discovered a great amount of pottery shards belonging to single-use cups in Wittenberg, Germany. The finds date to 1500 AD.
In Iraqi, Syria and Libya, ISIS has systematically destroyed more than 30 major historic churches, mosques and tombs – some of which date as far back as the seventh century.