The Zeugma Mosaic Museum, one of the world’s largest mosaic museums, in Turkey’s southeast attracted a record number of visitors with 340,569 people in 2019, according to official data.
Britain’s Royal Mint has issued its first commemorative coin featuring a British rock group, in a tribute to the late Freddie Mercury and the three other band members of Queen.
A dentist who started collecting ancient artifacts after he bought a Roman-era glass bottle 25 years ago now has a large collection and is displaying it at a museum
Online calls grew on Jan. 19 to help save five "malnourished and sick" African lions held at a park in Sudan's capital, with some demanding the creatures be shifted to a better habitat.
South Korean thriller "Parasite" was the upset winner at the Screen Actors Guild awards on Jan. 19, while Joaquin Phoenix and Renee Zellweger were named best actors, cementing their roles as frontrunners at the Oscars next month.
A painting found stashed inside a wall at an Italian museum has been confirmed as the stolen “Portrait of a Lady” by Austria’s Gustav Klimt, prosecutors said on Jan. 17, two decades after the artwork went missing.
The Louvre in Paris, the world's most visited museum, reopened on Jan. 18 after being shut down by workers striking over government plans to overhaul France's pension system.
The Auberge du Pont de Collonges, near food-obsessed Lyon in southeast France, was the oldest three-starred restaurant in the world, having held the accolade since 1965
Hollywood's producers handed "1917" their top annual prize on Jan. 18, a reliable Oscars bellwether that puts the World War I thriller in the box seat for next month's showpiece event.