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Wednesday 29 September 2010
Archaeologists excavating at Angers, France, have discovered the remains of a temple dedicated to the Indo-Iranian god Mithras. The small, rectangular chapel, in which worshippers gathered for banquets and sacrifices dedicated to the god, is dated to the third century AD.
Monday 20 September 2010
Saturday 11 September 2010
Monday 06 September 2010
Saturday 04 September 2010
Up to 60 worshippers fled a Hare Krishna temple in Leicester yesterday moments before the building was partially destroyed in an explosion.
Tuesday 17 August 2010
A 17-year-old boy stabbed a school student support officer through the heart after he made sexual advances to him, a court heard yesterday.
Tuesday 22 June 2010
Thousands of Red Shirts who just a month ago were encamped in the centre of Bangkok poured into a Buddhist temple today to attend the cremation of an assassinated rebel soldier who had acted as the protesters’ military chief.
Monday 14 June 2010
At least 35 people are feared drowned after a boat capsized on the Ganges river in northern India early Monday, police said.
Saturday 29 May 2010
Buddhist monks yesterday in a procession marking Vesak, or Buddha's birthday, at Borobudur temple in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia.
Thursday 27 May 2010
Friday 21 May 2010
Thursday 20 May 2010
Tuesday 18 May 2010
Archaeologists in southern Mexico announced they have discovered a 2,700-year-old tomb of a dignitary inside a pyramid that may be the oldest such burial documented in Mesoamerica.
Monday 17 May 2010
A team of researchers excavating a 3,300 year old Shang Dynasty palace-temple complex at the ancient city of Huanbei have discovered that it was burned down after only 50 years of use by the city’s own rulers.
Monday 17 May 2010
A colossal statue of the ancient Egyptian god Thoth, the deity of wisdom, is the latest artefact to be discovered near the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III during archaeological works aimed at controlling the subterranean water level on Luxor's west bank.
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