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The countries with the most UNESCO World Heritage sites

Panos - Sep 03, 2019

The long list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites can trace its origins back to November 1972 when UNESCO signed a convention to protect the common cultural heritage…

UNESCO “halts” Erdogan’s plans to turn the Hagia Sophia into Mosque
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UNESCO “halts” Erdogan’s plans to turn the Hagia Sophia into Mosque

makis - Mar 27, 2019

UNESCO has put the brakes on Turkish President Erdogan’s intentions to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque. A source from UNESCO told Turkish Sputnik network that any…

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Ten amazing UNESCO World Heritage sites in Greece!

makis - Nov 14, 2017

Because of its geographical position, Greece was a crossroad of civilisations that had left their traces everywhere: the architecture of the museums and settlements, miniature art, daily…

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UNESCO: 18 sites in Greece you must visit

Panos - Nov 07, 2017

UNESCO advises travellers to Greece to visit 18 monuments that are an absolute must as World Heritage Monuments. UNESCO has branded a total 1,073 sites as World…

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UNESCO reacts to the Turkish provocation in Hagia Sofia

Panos - Jun 23, 2017

Greece has appealed to UNESCO to intervene after Muslim prayers were read at Hagia Sophia in Istanbul on Wednesday, provoking the religious sentiments of Christians around the…

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UNESCO names Athens World Book Capital for 2018

Panos - Sep 15, 2016

The city of Athens has been announced from UNESCO as the World Book Capital for 2018. The proposed program includes meetings with writers, translators and illustrators, concerts,…