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China bans book about the early history of the Mongolian people

The move comes after President Xi Jinping called for renewed efforts to boost a sense of Chinese national identity

Ancient Afghan Buddhist city threatened by Chinese copper mine

Fears are rising that a place once considered one of the most prosperous trade hubs on the Silk Road could disappear without oversight

Black Death origin mystery solved… 675 years later

The start of the Black Death has been linked to a so-called "Big Bang" event

New Hong Kong school history textbooks say the city ‘never was...

Four textbooks recently released online from three publishing houses contain the sentence "Hong Kong was not a colony"

Child’s tooth in Laos could offer clues to ancient human relative

Researchers believe the discovery proves that Denisovans -- a now-extinct branch of humanity -- lived in the warm tropics of southeast Asia

Pope Francis: My grandfather taught me to loathe war

Pope Francis offered a “personal testimony” to the power of hearing an elderly person tell their life story

Israeli diver finds 900-year-old crusader sword

"The sword, which has been preserved in perfect condition, is a beautiful and rare find and evidently belonged to a crusader knight"

Church leaders, rights groups remind Filipinos to learn lessons of martial...

The martial law years under Marcos were considered to be the darkest years of the country with about 70,000 people imprisoned

Photo gallery: Island of Humunu — where Christianity first landed in...

On March 16, 1521, Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan and his crew dropped anchor off the uninhabited island of Humumu, now Homonhon

History of evangelization in Papua New Guinea

In time the missionaries established churches, roads, bridges, schools, hospitals, and other infrastructure

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