Up until now, palaeontologists have faced a major problem when it comes to working out what these ancient hominids would have looked like. Now, using DNA methylation, scientists have been able to bring them back to life.
That's just one of many grim conclusions from a new report on Afghanistan.
"Out of this conference must come not just money but a renewed commitment from everybody to work for peace."
In Gaza, concerns are growing that reconstruction efforts may be hampered by political instability and a lack of funds