2000 years ago, Romans and Germanic tribesmen clashed atop the "Harzhorn," a hill in northern Germany. Archaeologists have built copies of ancient weapons to re-enact the battle.
Looters are destroying historic ancient sites in the Middle East, funneling profits in some cases to terror militias. Berlin is proposing new laws for those dealing in antiquities aiming to quell such looting.
The "Islamic State" extremist group has claimed responsibility for an attack on the Bardo museum in Tunis that killed at least 20 people. Tunisia has arrested the first suspects in connection with the incident.
Since 1989 the Finnish broadcaster YLE has been producing the world's first news show in Latin. Breathing new life into dead words is a challenge for the show's presenters - particularly with digital neologisms.
Despite a sustained international effort to ban chemical weapons, they are a recurring reality in armed conflicts. This overview looks at the existing types of chemical weapons and their effects on human life.