eastern mediterranean

Bodies of Turkish pilots killed in Syria shooting found


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, July 4 (IANS) The Turkish military authorities said Wednesday that they have found bodies of the two pilots of the fighter jet shot down by Syria nearly two weeks ... Read more...

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Iraq warns of Syrian crisis’ consequences


June 24th, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 24 (IANS) Iraq has warned of Syrian crisis' consequences, pointing to a potential spillover effect for other countries in the Middle East."It is a main concern for us ... Read more...

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New device to detect lung pathogens causing pneumonia


February 19th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new sampling device that could prevent thousands of people worldwide from dying of pneumonia each year.The new device ... Read more...

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Neanderthals might have interbred with modern humans


April 21st, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Archaic humans such as Neanderthals interbred with the ancestors of modern humans twice, leaving their genes within the DNA of people today, according to a genetic analysis of ... Read more...

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Archaeologists discover Old Testament-era tablet


April 9th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): Archaeologists at University of Toronto have unearthed a cache of cuneiform tablets that contain a largely intact Assyrian treaty from the early 7th century BCE.The 43 by 28 ... Read more...

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Archaeologists find earliest evidence for pottery making in China


June 2nd, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): Archaeologists have found the earliest evidence for pottery making, in the form of fragments from a Chinese cave, which push back the dawn of the craft by more ... Read more...

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Drought may have lead to decline of Roman civilization


December 30th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): New clues unearthed by geologists suggest that a drought may have lead to the decline of the Roman civilization more than a millennium ago.According to a report ... Read more...

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Decline of ancient Roman and Byzantine Empires linked to dry spells


December 6th, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): In a new research, an international team of geologists has determined that the decline of the Roman and Byzantine Empires in the Eastern Mediterranean more than 1,400 ... Read more...

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Archaeologists discover world’’s oldest shaman grave in Israel


November 5th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed what is believed to be the world''s oldest known grave of a shaman in northern Israel, which includes an elderly female of the mysterious ... Read more...

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2,600 yr old Italian tomb reveals ancient trade network


July 25th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Rome, July 25 (ANI): The tomb of a woman who died around 2,600 years ago on the eastern Italian coast has helped archaeologists to piece together the vast trade network that ... Read more...

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Springy sediments may have amplified Indian Ocean Tsunami of 2004


July 2nd, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): The devastating effect of the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004 may have been amplified by springy sediments on the seabed.According to a report in New Scientist, sediment ... Read more...

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Israel capable of attacking Iran nuclear facilites: ex-general


June 28th, 2008 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Berlin, June 28 (DPA) Israel is capable of a successful military attack on Iran's nuclear facilities, a former air force general has said in an interview published Saturday by German news magazine ... Read more...

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Israel’s military threat hollow slogan: Iran


June 23rd, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 23 (IANS) Iran Monday termed Israel's military threat against its nuclear installation hollow and said Tel Aviv is not in a position to threaten the Islamic country. "It is a ... Read more...

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Israeli air force rehearses attack on Iran: Report


June 20th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
DPA New York/Tel Aviv, June 20 (DPA) Israel carried out a major air force exercise earlier this month that United States officials say appeared to be a rehearsal for a potential attack on ... Read more...

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2,350-year-old ancient ship may have carried most expensive Greek red wine


June 10th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Archaeologists working on a 2,350 year-old ancient shipwreck in Cyprus, have determined that the ship was carrying the renowned red wine of Chios, which is perhaps the ... Read more...

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Discovery of ancient cave in Israel may shed light on early man in eastern Mediterranean


May 27th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by admin
London, May 27 (ANI): The discovery of a cave inhabited by hunter-gatherers between 20,000 and 40,000 years ago in Israel, is likely to reveal a wealth of information about the way ... Read more...

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10,000 health workers stop polio in Somalia


March 26th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by admin
Geneva (Switzerland), Mar.26 (ANI): Somalia is again polio-free, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) announced today, calling it a 'historic achievement' in public health. Somalia has not reported a case since ... Read more...

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Now, a computer program that lets you “feel” the weather on the map


March 7th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by admin
London, March 7 (ANI): Climate researchers have developed a weather map interface that lets the user physically feel weather features. Developed by Haptics researcher Cagatay Basdogan of Koc University , Istanbul, Turkey, the ... Read more...

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