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The head of a Ghanaian king executed by Dutch colonists in the 1830s is to be returned to its homeland for burial. Badu Bonsu II, leader of the Ashanti tribe, is believed to have been decapitated in retaliation for the killing of two Dutch emissaries. ... Ghana had said the king would not be at rest if the head remained where it was.

2009-03-20

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A colossal red granite head of one of Egypt's most famous pharaohs has been unearthed in the southern city of Luxor, officials said. The 3,000-year-old head of Amenhotep III - grandfather of Tutankhamun - was dug out of the ruins of the pharaoh's mortuary temple. Experts say it is the best preserved example of the king's face ever found...

2010-03-01

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On a number of occasions, bonobos were filmed using side to side head movements to prevent others from doing something they did not want them to do.

2010-05-05

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An Austrian atheist has won the right to be shown on his driving-licence photo wearing a pasta strainer as "religious headgear"...

2011-07-14

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