The Hindu widows of India are considered a financial burden and bad luck. Their isolated social status has meant that many are forbidden from celebrating religious festivals like Holi, which marks the beginning of spring.
Saudi Arabia and Iran are currently engaged in a "proxy war" in Yemen, with both sides recruiting allies to gain influence in the region. Conflict between the two countries is nothing new. Why are they at odds?
What did Jesus and his apostles eat during the Last Supper? New research reveals the likely menu.
Tibet's current Dalai Lama, now 80 years old, has announced he may not reincarnate, which would halt a 700-year-old religious practice. It may be his only option for saving Buddhism from Chinese government interference.
A rare, 338-year-old copy of the Old Testament has been reunited with its twin, a copy of the same edition that was printed in Frankfurt, Germany, in the 1600s.
A mysterious corncob-shaped artifact has been discovered underwater at the site of Arroyo Pesquero in Veracruz, Mexico.
The 1st-Century house is partly made of mortar-and-stone walls, and was cut into a rocky hillside.
Sitting in the lotus position, the 1,000-year-old mummy fits within the statue perfectly.
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