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George H W Bush discharged from hospital

George H W Bush discharged from hospital

George H W Bush discharged from hospital 5 May 2018 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Bush went into hospital days after his wife died Former US President George H W Bush has been discharged from hospital 12 days after being admitted for a blood infection. His...
US Navy resurrects Second Fleet in Atlantic

US Navy resurrects Second Fleet in Atlantic

US Navy resurrects Second Fleet in Atlantic 5 May 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Second Fleet will be based at its former home – Norfolk, Virginia The US Navy has said it will re-establish its Second Fleet, as Russia becomes more assertive....
Unearthed mummy recalls an Iran before the ayatollahs

Unearthed mummy recalls an Iran before the ayatollahs

As a historian, I well know that the past has a habit of coming back. And, sometimes, it wreaks havoc on the present. That’s the situation now confronting Iran after a mummy was discovered during construction on a building in Tehran. Everything old is new again Iran’s...
Unearthed mummy recalls an Iran before the ayatollahs

Unearthed mummy recalls an Iran before the ayatollahs

As a historian, I well know that the past has a habit of coming back. And, sometimes, it wreaks havoc on the present. That’s the situation now confronting Iran after a mummy was discovered during construction on a building in Tehran. Everything old is new again Iran’s...

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