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UK overturns go-ahead for Stonehenge road tunnel

London, United Kingdom: Following objections from historians, archaeologists, and druids, a British court on Friday reversed government authorization for the construction of a controversial...

Liverpool no more a World Heritage site: UNESCO

Liverpool, United Kingdom: The UN's cultural agency UNESCO on Wednesday voted narrowly to remove Liverpool's waterfront from its list of world heritage sites, citing...

Barrier Reef outlook poor despite coral ‘recovery’: scientists

Brisbane, Australia: The Great Barrier Reef's outlook remains "very poor" despite coral recovery over the past year, Australian government scientists said Monday, just days...

Climate change threatens global sites from World Heritage list exclusion

Paris, France: From Australia's Great Barrier Reef to the city of Budapest and the watery wonderland that is Venice, several beauty spots risk losing...

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Climate crisis poses an existential threat to humanity: UNHCR

GENEVA - The U.N. Human Rights Council has begun its annual session in Geneva, and in an opening address...
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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi misses hearing after falling sick

A lawyer for Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Myanmar’s deposed civilian government, says his client missed her...

20 years on, Afghan women rev their struggle for freedom

ISLAMABAD - Twenty-four-year-old Tamana Zaryab Paryani is too young to remember the last Taliban rule, from 1996-2001, but she...

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