Ghumdan Palace, also referred to as Qasir Ghumdan, is an ancient fortress in the heart of Sana’a, Yemen. This tower-like palace is situated west of the Great Mosque, which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. According to Middle Eastern historians, the stones of Ghumdan were laid by theContinue Reading

14 May 1264: Montfort crushes Henry III’s hapless army at Lewes The king suffers an early setback in the Second Barons’ War In the long list of royal catastrophes, the battle of Lewes holds an especially ignominious place. Like his father, the ill-starred John, Henry III had spent decades feuding withContinue Reading

Canada’s ambassador to Ukraine, Larisa Galadza, speaks to CBC Chief Political Correspondent, Rosemary Barton, on the reopening of Canada’s Embassy in Kyiv and what it’s like to return to a very different city than the one she left. »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: Connect with CBCContinue Reading