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Earliest modern human found outside Africa – BBC News

Researchers have found the earliest example of our species (modern humans) outside Africa. A skull unearthed in Greece has been dated to 210,000 years ago, at a time when Europe was occupied by the Neanderthals. The sensational discovery adds to evidence of an earlier migration of people from Africa that …

Greek prime minister concedes election defeat – Los Angeles Times

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras conceded defeat Sunday after a partial vote count showed Greece’s opposition conservatives comfortably winning the first parliamentary election since the country emerged from its international bailouts. The conservative New Democracy party of Kyriakos Mitsotakis had 39.7% of the vote compared with Tsipras’ Syriza party with …