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.
Images posted online show the demolition of ancient shrines and mosques in northern Iraq, apparently by Sunni jihadists. The destruction has been confirmed by residents of the cities of Mosul and Tal Afar.
Escalating violence between Israelis and Palestinians will only give more impetus to radical forces across the entire region, says DW's Naser Schruf. Voices of reason are getting lost in the uproar.
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.
Tradition and tourism once made Dogon country a must-see for visitors to Mali. Islamist militants put an end to that, and now the community is struggling to survive and preserve its invaluable culture.
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