• The remarkable act of reconciliation was marked by both Algeria and France’s acceptance of the return of the 24 people’s skulls that had been taken as prizes during France’s cruel colonial reign. The Musée de l’Homme, or Museum of Mankind, in Paris, holds one of Europe’s largest skull collections, with nearly 18,000 from around the world.Credit…Patrick Kovarik/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The Algerian government presented the remains as belonging to “resistance fighters,” national heroes in…

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  • Morocco’s Ministry of Youth, Culture and Communication said the design on the jerseys of the rival North African team was cultural appropriation. Morocco demanded Adidas withdraw its zellige art-inspired jersey within two weeks, and threatened to bring the case before the World Intellectual Property Organization.

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