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  1. TTA Disposes Ship AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Marine News

    Thailand-based Thoresen Thai Agencies has disposed of all its holdings in affiliated ship agency Thoresen Shipping and Logistics Ltd . TTA said in an exchange filing that it had disposed of around 240,000 TSL shares to Thailand-based Naxco Shipping and Logistics.

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  2. Home of the Hittites awaits visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The ancient capital of the Hittite civilization, known as Hattusha, is the only ancient city on both the UNESCO World Heritage List and the Memory of the World Register, as well being Turkey's first national excavation field, and offers visitors an opportunity to experience some monumental structures. One of Turkey's most important tourism centers, the Central Anatolian province of A orum is home to the cultural heritage of one of the first Anatolian civilizations, the Hattis, and the Hittite civilization.

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  3. Archaeology season opens in AntalyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Archaeological excavations in the southern province of Antalya will start this month in 15 different spots, including ancient cities, caves and mounds. Antalya was home to the ancient cities of Lycia and Pamphylia, which include traces from the Paleolithic age.

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  4. Egypt, Senegal, Mali all close to AfconRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | BBC News

    Argentine coach Hector Cuper is on the verge of leading seven-time African champions Egypt to the Nations Cup finals Three more nations can qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Gabon on Saturday as the penultimate round of fixtures continues. In Group C, group leaders Mali play away in South Sudan, however a current Fifa ban on 2nd placed Benin leaves their game against Equatorial Guinea in some doubt.

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  5. Climate Change Threatens World HeritageRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Climate change is rapidly becoming one of the most significant risks for World Heritage sites, according to a report issued today in this capital. "We need to understand, monitor and better address the threat of climate change on these sites," Mechtild Rossler, director of the UNESCO World Heritage Center, said.

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  6. 'Mayan city discovery' by Canadian teen hit with skepticismRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | SFGate

    CIRCA 1900: Mexico - Yucatan - Mayan archeological site of Uxmal . The ruins of the ancient capital of Xiu.

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  7. UNESCO's Bokova visited Slovakia, gave lecture and met peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Slovak Spectator

    UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova paid a two-day visit to Slovakia to strengthen cooperation and generate ideas, reminding the youth of their importance. Two potential UN secertary-general candisates: UNESCO head Irina Bokova and Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav LajA A k.

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  8. EU and UNESCO to initiate new world heritage routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Slovak Spectator

    A wooden church in LeA tiny is one of the sites on the UNESCO World Heritage List. A new UNESCO project called 'European World Heritage Routes' aims to increase tourists' interest in cultural sites - also in Slovakia - by the end of 2017, the TASR newswire learnt from the Slovak Commission for UNESCO on April 28. In addition, the Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, is set to travel to Slovakia on May 5-8 to meet constitutional officials and visit some UNESCO sites in central and eastern Slovakia.

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  9. Azerbaijan celebrates International Day for Monuments and SitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Today.Az

    Approved by the General Assembly of UNESCO in 1983, the event is aimed to promote awareness about the diversity of cultural heritage of humanity, their vulnerability and the efforts required for their protection and conservation. The cultural heritage of the Azerbaijani people is an inseparable part of the world culture and the tool attracting thousands of foreign tourists.

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  10. Visitors coming to Troy, despite travel fears: OfficialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The ancient city of Troy, located in Tevfikiye village in the northwestern province of Canakkale and placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1998, is one of the most popular sites for tourists visiting the region. The ancient city received 480,418 local and foreign tourists last year.

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  11. Churches of Diyarbakir also expropriatedRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2016 | Groong

    Churches of Diyarbakir also expropriated Uygar Gültekin 03.28.2016 CHURCHES Surp Giragos Church, the largest Armenian church in Middle East, is among the places in Sur province of Diyarbakir that are expropriated by the decision of the cabinet. With the same decision, Assyrian, Chaldean and Protestant churches are also expropriated.

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  12. Churches Of Diyarbakir Also ExpropriatedRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2016 | Groong

    CHURCHES OF DIYARBAKIR ALSO EXPROPRIATED Uygar Gultekin 03.28.2016CHURCHES Surp Giragos Church, the largest Armenian church in Middle East, is among the places in Sur province of Diyarbakir that are expropriated by the decision of the cabinet. With the same decision, Syriac, Chaldean and Protestant churches are also expropriated.

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  13. Shea butter business gives boost to BeninRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The Japan Times

    The old proverb, "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day, teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime," has served as the philosophy of various Japanese projects supporting Benin. A seminar to introduce some of these projects was held in Tokyo on March 4. The seminar was the fifth in a series of educational programs promoting eco-friendly lifestyles.

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  14. Benin's presidential contest heading to runoff, results showRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Authorities say a commuter train traveling from Central California to the San Francisco Bay Area derailed Monday night and one of its cars fell into a creek, injuring at least 10 people. The front car of a commuter train plunged into a swollen creek after a fallen tree reportedly derailed the train Monday night in Northern California, injuring nine people, authorities said.

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  15. UNESCO World Heritage Wadden Sea partners with the UNESCO World...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | World Heritage Centre News

    Under the motto "Protection, Prosperity and Conservation", the Wadden Sea World Heritage and the UNESCO World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Programme will be represented at the ITB Berlin, the worldA s largest tourism fair, from 9 to 13 March 2016 in Berlin, Germany. The World Heritage Wadden Sea can be found in Hall 4.1, booth 227 and offers a varied and interesting programme, with Wadden Sea-related activities for both tourism professionals and individual visitors.

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  16. Health and development in infants after mefloquine antimalarial treatment during pregnancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | EurekAlert!

    Early development does not appear to be affected in children born to mothers who were treated with the antimalarial mefloquine during pregnancy compared to children of mothers treated with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine , according to research appearing this week in PLOS Medicine . The cohort study, conducted by Clara Menendez of the Universitat de Barcelona, Spain, and colleagues, followed children born to mothers who were included in a clinical trial that compared intermittent preventative treatment of malaria in pregnancy using either MQ or SP.

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  17. Russia Confirms Tanker Seized by Niger Delta MilitantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Marine News

    Russia's embassy in Nigeria confirmed on Thursday that the Greek-owned oil tanker Leon Dias has been hijacked in the Gulf of Guinea, reports TASS. There are reports that the oil tanker hijacked by suspected militants from the Niger Delta has been freed and is now located some 7.5 nautical miles near the Cotonou Port in Benin.

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  18. Visiting Liverpool for everything but the BeatlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | The London Free Press

    This May 15, 2009, photo released by VisitEngland shows the Mersey Ferries building at left and the Three Graces buildings at right in Liverpool, England. LIVERPOOL, England -- The last time I was in Liverpool, 40 years ago, the city was synonymous with the Beatles.

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  19. Visiting Liverpool for everything but the Beatles: Waterfront, scouse on the houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Canada.com

    The last time I was in Liverpool , 40 years ago, the city was synonymous with the Beatles. But on a trip there this year, I decided to avoid the Fab Four commerce that has swelled since my last visit and helped the city shed some of its grittiness.

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  20. Visiting Liverpool, but not to see the BeatlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | The Republic

    The last time I was in Liverpool, 40 years ago, the city was synonymous with the Beatles. But on a trip there this year, I decided to avoid the Fab Four commerce that has swelled since my last visit and helped the city shed some of its grittiness.

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