Ancient Sunken City of Alexandria, Egypt. Lost for 1600 years the fabled city of Alexandria was lost – until just 16 years ago. The famed stage of historic interactions between Cleopatra, Julius Caesar, Marc Antony and Octavius was lost under the water. The royal residences, as archeologists discovered, were slowly sent to the bottom of the sea after a series of earthquakes and tsunamis. The ancient Alexandria had over 500,000 residents and was known for its library with over 700,000…
Record one billion people in the world are hungry, says UN as parents fight to give their children just one meal a day
parent in some 0f Africa's poorest countries are cutting back on school, clothes and basic medical care just to give their children a meal once a day, experts still, it is not enough' according to the u n food agency, which issued the report, 30 countries now require emergency aid, including 20 in Africa.
CARMO CONVENT, Lisbon / niedaleko Elevator de Santa Justa; 10-5; metro Baixa/ - part-ruined medieval convent - now an archaeological museum - built in 1389 - In 1755, Carmo Convent devastated by an earthquake and its picturesque ruins are now open to the public.