Christin Schlusche has just finished a training program as a goldsmith. For the 21-year-old from the German state of Brandenburg, the traditional handicraft has long been a dream job.
The tomb of a royal goldsmith who died in Luxor thousands of years ago has been discovered, according to Egyptian authorities. It is the latest in a series of announcements meant to boost the troubled tourist industry.
Goldsmith, painter, printmaker and theorist of the German Renaissance, Albrecht Dürer left behind a wealth of engravings, portraits and watercolors. His home and studio are now a museum dedicated to his life and work.
The oddly shaped, world's largest freshwater pearl has been sold at public auction for the first time in more than 200 years. It was once owned by Catherine the Great of Russia.
On April 9, 2003, US soldiers toppled the statue of Saddam Hussein in Baghdad. Fifteen years later we know that this war cost hundreds of thousands of lives, plunged the Middle East into chaos — and was based on lies.
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