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  1. Climate Change Threatens World HeritageRead the original story

    Thursday May 26 | 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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  2. '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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Prepare yourself for an exciting Travel Adventure to LithuaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Examiner.com

    The thrill and excitement of exploring a new location is something we all dream about. What's equally important to the budget-conscious world traveler is that these destinations offer the most value for the money.

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  14. White marble used in Aspendos restoration stirs debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Recent restoration work at the historical amphitheater of Aspendos has sparked outrage among tourists and cultural associations, as white marble has been used on the ancient site's stairs and seats rather than stones of the original texture and color. The new design, which is reminiscent of the marble widely used in kitchens, in contrast to the dark grey original texture of the historical monument, has raised debate ahead of the upcoming G-20 summit of world leaders in Belek.

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