Venezuelan tribe angry at "sacred" stone in Berlin
Wolfgang von Schwarzenfeld's sculptures in a Berlin park were meant to promote world peace, but the 79-year-old German now finds himself at war with a Venezuelan tribe which accuses him of stealing a sacred pink stone known to them as "Grandmother".Saudi Arabia: Man Executed for Witchcraft and Adultery
Saudi Arabia executed a man for practicing witchcraft and committing adultery, the state news agency said Tuesday, citing a statement from the Interior Ministry. The man, Mareeh bin Ali bin Issa al-Asiri, “was in possession of books and talismans from which he learned to harm God’s worshipers and admitted adultery with two women,”Alternative medicine is fine if the spice is right
Ibrahim Saleh would be the first to admit that there was time when he was not the most popular of men.
His services were much in demand. Young Emirati boys, sent as household messengers, might arrive at any hour of the day or night.
An archaeologist says he found the oldest piece of rock art in Australia and one of the oldest in the world: an Aboriginal work created 28,000 years ago in an Outback cave.
The dating of one of the thousands of images in the Northern Territory rock shelter known as Nawarla Gabarnmang will be published in the next edition of the Journal of Archaeological Science.
He's a self-proclaimed medicine man who calls himself Laughing Bear – but his shaman rivals are far from amused.
Karys Woodcock, 65, who is legally changing his name to LBear, was raised in England. He says his father had Crow Indian heritage, which entitles him to be a shaman – a spiritual healer or medicine man.