Awesome: Czech’ Church built using 40,000 human skeletons; Lloyd M’Bwana; The Maravi Post

Awesome Czech’ Church built using 40,000 human skeletons In the heart of the Czech countryside, Kutná Hora houses some of the most beautiful architecture in the whole of Bohemia. ‘Bone Church’: Located in Czech city Kutná Hora, Sedlec Ossuary is adorned with around 40,000 human skeletons. Positioned around 70 kilometers (about 43 miles) east of […]

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Trump sanctions hurt everyday life in Iran; Hideki Yabu; NHK WORLD

Earlier this month, US President Donald Trump imposed what he called the “toughest ever” sanctions against Iran. They target the country’s oil and banking, among other sectors. Iranians are already feeling the effects of these measures.

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Fears for Galapagos wildlife after US military given permission to use airport; Jimmy McCloskey; Metro

The new agreement is intended to help fight the war on drugs, but conservationists have warned it could damage the islands’ famously diverse but fragile ecosystems…

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TIB concerned as Sundarbans set to be declared ‘World Heritage in Danger’; Dhaka Tribune

TIB calls for a halt to Rampal power, similar projects in the area…

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Should You Take Kids to Istanbul?; Melanie Haiken; Points Guy

Walking through the arrival doors of the vast and sparkling new Istanbul (IST) airport, Melanie Haiken was greeted by a colorful backlit photograph of Istanbul’s Bosphorus river with the slogan: “A glittering meeting of two continents.” Having read about Istanbul’s importance in world history as the intersection of Europe and Asia, Melanie was well ready to …

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Exploring the Australian coastal wilderness where Blue Planet II was filmed; Nigel Richardson; Telegraph

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Go around the world in 80 days as part of Airbnb’s new adventures; Andrea Smith; Lonely Planet

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Oceanic sanctuary plan changed to allow fishing in Japan; France24

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Five top places to visit in Basilicata, southern Italy; Kay Woolley; London Unattached

Places and things not to miss if you are visiting Basilicata in Southern Italy – from the UNESCO heritage Matera to the charming seaside town of Maratea.

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Iconic Sibenik attraction open to the public after two-year renovation; HINA

St. Nicholas’ Fortress, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List, formally opened its doors to visitors after a two-year-long renovation. In the last three years, about five million kuna (EUR 675,000) was spent on the revamping this fortress, and 4 million was set aside by the Sibenik-Knin County…

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