Remains of resistance fighters returned to Algeria

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Algerian resistance fighters beheaded by French forces in the 19th century were denied a proper burial for almost two centuries, and their skulls kept in a museum. But no longer: the skulls will be flown back home on Thursday via Algerian military airplane, after France agreed to let them go.

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