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  1. Stone Sculpture Symposium at UNESCO world heritage siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    In the Mediterranean resort province of Antalya, the second Stone Sculpture Symposium will be held in the Kas district, which was recently added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. At the symposium to be held at the ancient site of Xanthos, nine marble seating areas that fit the historical fabric of the site will also be installed.

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  2. Cable Compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developmentsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Following the deployments, the USD700 million cable, which is being built by an Orange Group -led consortium, now serves 18 countries, with landing stations in France, Portugal, the Canary Islands, Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cote d'Ivoire, Benin, Ghana, Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Sao Tome and Principe. Two landlocked countries, Mali and Niger, are connected via a terrestrial extension.

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  3. Acting Assistant Secretary Bond Travel to Benin, Gabon, and GuineaRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | San Diego NewsCape

    She will visit the U.S. Embassy in Cotonou, Benin, July 7-9, and meet with the Director of Consular Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Madame Myrina Amoussouga, and the Minister of Family, Honorine Atikpa, to discuss consular issues, including adoptions, visas, and passports. In addition, she will join Under Secretary for Management Patrick Kennedy in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of the New Embassy Compound.

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  4. Benin smartphone app brings museums into homesRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | Art Daily

    A man holds a new smartphone application that allows people to view pictures and works of art at the Zinsou Foundation for modern art in Ouidah, on June 11, 2015. Admiring paintings or photographs by Africa's greatest contemporary artists is a luxury in Benin, where museums are scarce and most people lack money to travel farther afield.

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  5. Benin smartphone app brings museums into homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | The China Post

    Admiring paintings or photographs by Africa's greatest contemporary artists is a luxury in Benin, where museums are scarce and most people lack money to travel farther afield. But a new application developed by a foundation based in Cotonou, the largest city in this West African state, is seeking to bring art to the masses by allowing anyone with access to a printer and smartphone or tablet to turn their place into a museum.

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  6. Nigeria: Fuel Scarcity Causes Flight Delays, CancellationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The scarcity of aviation fuel, otherwise known as JET A1, has no doubt caused a lot of pains not only to the passengers in terms of flight delays and cancellations, but as well the financial lost of the airlines and service providers in the sector. Apparently, virtually all the airports in the country are facing this challenge of not having enough aircraft on ground to lift passengers, especially the major airports like Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja where hundreds of travellers were stranded over the last weekend.

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  7. 15:23 Nazarbayev, Erdogan in South Kazakhstan visiting mosque, museumRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | AkiPress

    Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip ErdoAYan visited Azret Sultan historical and cultural museum in South Kazakhstan region on April 17. Azret Sultan includes mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, the first monument of Kazakhstan included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The area of the museum is 90 hectares.

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  8. Marin County road, building repair needs a overwhelmingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Marin Independent Journal

    Maintaining Marin County's 44 government buildings, 151 bridges and 845 miles of unincorporated area roads in good repair is a task so expensive that even a fundamental shift in budget priorities could fail to cover the bill. Civic Center officials had few answers but plenty of questions this week as they listened to a $129 million shopping list of the county's major capital facility needs, as well as its attempt to keep pace with a road repair backlog that would require $31 million a year for 10 years to leave in good shape.

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  9. Fire breaks out at Moscow's ancient monasteryRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Fire broke out at the bell tower of the Novodevichy monastery, one of the city's landmarks, in Russia's capital Moscow on Sunday night. Firefighters were working at the site.

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  10. Hearts need GH 180,000 for Senegal tieRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    Ghana's representative in this year's CAF Confederation Cup, Accra Hearts of Oak, revelling in their last Saturday's qualification are dreading the financial cost involved in their next assignment which is said to be hovering around GHA 180,00 for the two-legged games against Olympic de Ngor. Already, their first round game against AS Police of Benin has saddled them with some GHA 121,000 debt in an assignment which merely involved a road travel to the Benin capital of Cotonou.

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  11. Hearts need GH 180,000 for Senegal tieRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    Ghana's representative in this year's CAF Confederation Cup, Accra Hearts of Oak, revelling in their last Saturday's qualification are dreading the financial cost involved in their next assignment which is said to be hovering around GHA 180,00 for the two-legged games against Olympic de Ngor. Already, their first round game against AS Police of Benin has saddled them with some GHA 121,000 debt in an assignment which merely involved a road travel to the Benin capital of Cotonou.

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  12. Turkey continues excavations in Ani, targets UNESCO World Heritage ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Work is continuing at the ancient ruins of Ani, a 5,000-year-old Armenian city located in present-day Turkey near the Armenian border in the eastern province of Kars, with an eye on including the site on UNESCO's World Heritage List, according to Asbarez. Located some 40 kilometers from the city of Kars, another historic Armenian city, Ani is today one of major tourist attractions in Turkey.

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  13. Champions League: Hearts arrive in Benin after traveling by roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Hearts of Oak have arrived in Benin after embarking on a road trip for Saturday's Caf Confederation Cup tie with AS Police. Police host the Phobians in the second leg of the preliminary round tie after a 0-1 defeat in Accra a fortnight ago.

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  14. Head of Turkey Culture & Tourism NY Office Shares Tips on Where to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | PRWeb

    We attracted more than 37 million visitors in 2014 and Turkey is currently the 17th largest economy in the world and sixth largest economy among European countries. To many travelers, Turkey is as intriguing and mysterious as it is historical - biblically.

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  15. Hearts of Oak travel to Benin for Confed Cup clash despite reports of a boycottRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Ghanaian giants Hearts of Oak travelled to Benin for the second-leg of their Confederation Cup clash with AS Police on Thursday despite reports the trip being aborted because of lack of finance. The local media had reported that the Phobians were unable to raise funds to embark on the bus trip to Cotonou, the capital of Benin.

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  16. Samford's N'tcha named SoCon Player of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Samford's Stephanie N'tcha was named the Southern Conference's Women's Tennis Player of the Week Tuesday after the Bulldogs' senior netter registered a perfect 3-0 record in dual-match play last week. The honor was awarded by the SoCon league office for all matches played Feb. 9-15.

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  17. Hearts of Oak set for Caf Confed Cup return match at end of monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Ghanaian giants Hearts of Oak will play the return leg of the CAF Confederation Cup clash with Benin side AS Police on February 28. AS Police will host the Accra-based giants in the second leg of their first-round tie in Cotonou later this month. This comes after an embarrassing 1-0 home win the Phobians secured against the ordinary-looking side on Sunday despite the several scoring chances at the Accra Sports Stadium for the home side.

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  18. Calm down: Hearts of Oak MD call on fans to be patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Accra Hearts of Oak Managing Director, Gerald Ankrah has called on supporters of the club to be patient with the coach and his players. The Phobians start to the 2014 / 2015 First Capital Plus Bank premier league is nothing to write home about and it continued on Sunday when they hosted As Police of Benin in the CAF Confederation Cup.

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  19. Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House to Reopen in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Residential Architect

    On Feb. 13, Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti and councilmember Mitchel O'Farrell will commence the reopening of Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House in Barnsdall Art Park with a ribbon cutting, which will be followed by a 24-hour, self-guided tour hosted by the City of Los Angeles and the Barnsdall Art Park Foundation . Regarded as one of the most significant structures of Los Angeles' architectural history, the Hollyhock House was Frank Lloyd Wright's first project in Southern California, whose style has been dubbed "California Romanza"-a Wright-ism to mean "freedom to make one's own form," or in this case, Wright producing a regionally appropriate design for Southern California.

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  20. Stay in Suzhou for the Ultimate Bucket List Trip to ChinaRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | PR Log

    PRLog - Jan. 28, 2015 - NEW YORK -- Visiting China tops the bucket list of many North American travelers and according to the latest survey from The World Travel and Tourism Council , China will see a 8.7 percent growth in tourism by 2023. While planning the 'dream' trip can be a thought-provoking, complex process with so many cities and iconic sites to experience, Suzhou is a hidden gem that offers the perfect combination of rich culture and heritage, classical gardens, friendly locals, and authentic experiences.

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