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  1. News - World - Animals

    Evidence of 'missing link' in domestication of cats found in China

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 09:14pm by AFP

    ... with people came from ancient Egypt, where 4,000-year-old tomb paintings and writings described cats being kept as pets in the homes of the wealthy. Unlike the Egyptian cats, which were often depicted ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Evidence of 'missing link' in domestication of world's favourite pet has been found in ancient village in Shaanxi, surprised researchers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1384328/evidence-missing-link-domestication-cats-found-china
  2. News - World - GREECE

    Ancient Greek tomb may offer secrets from the era of Alexander the Great

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 09:39pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Amphipolis Archaeologists hope the biggest structure of its kind found in Greece will contain a treasure trove from the era of Alexander the Great Ancient tomb set to give up its secrets To the villagers near the ancient Greek town of Amphipolis, archaeological treasure is nothing new. Many have lived off antiquity smuggling for decades. But a massive tomb ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1579444/ancient-greek-tomb-may-offer-secrets-era-alexander-great
  3. Sport - Soccer

    Was football first played in China? The jury is still out

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 10:53pm by AFP

    ... Neil Connor in Zibo If Fifa president Sepp Blatter says the game was first played on the mainland, it must be true. Or not? Decide for yourself bogus claim Ancient game, bogus claim Images ... State History Museum shows a thin line stretching from China to Egypt, then to Greece, Rome and France, before finishing in England, commonly known as the home of soccer after the rules were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1532946/was-football-first-played-china-jury-still-out

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