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The one where Medea saves her kids: lost classics of Greek tragedy

In his new book, Matthew Wright analyses the remaining evidence of hundreds of Athenian texts that, packed with sex, magic and happy endings, would give a radically different impression of the genre<p>Think of Greek tragedy and we tend to think of sad stories of the death of kings. Or, if not their …

Officials return $15 million Picasso painting stolen in France

The U.S. government on Thursday formally returned a painting by Pablo Picasso valued at $15 million that had been stolen from a Paris museum more than a decade ago and seized by immigration officials late last year in New Jersey.<p>During a ceremony at the French Embassy, Sarah Saldana, director of …

Death toll rises to 183 in South Sudan fuel tanker explosion

MARIDI, South Sudan (AP) — The death toll from a fuel tanker explosion in a rural South Sudanese state reached 183 on Friday, a regional official said, as medical staff and volunteers struggled to keep up with the influx of severely burned patients.<p>At least 60 more people are unaccounted for, said …

Archaeologists uncover massive gate to Goliath's biblical city

Archaeologists on a two-decade-long mission have discovered the gate and the fortifications of one of the most coveted ancient Biblical cities – …

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The Bosnian war baby still searching for answers, 20 years on

Photograph: Edin Tuzlak/The Observer New Review<p>Alen Muhic with film director Semsudin Gegic at a screening of An Invisible Child’s Trap.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/8/1436372340146/3d0f0f9a-ec11-4970-9ef6-45307d4e1e8f-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Edin Tuzlak/The …