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How can we end antiquities trafficking?

Many feel as if the COVID-19 pandemic is stealing their present and jeopardising their future. But this unprecedented global public…

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Peruvian solar observatory, Thai forest join UNESCO heritage list

A 2,300-year-old solar observatory in Peru, a national park in Thailand near the border with Myanmar and an ancient Chinese…

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Archives of beauty and pain: A century of African women in photos

The mother and daughter tilt their heads, one towards the other. Their hair is intricately braided, woven with beads, and…

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Prince Harry is producing a memoir – but is he writing it?

Prince Harry announced this week that he is writing a memoir “not as the prince I was born but as…

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UNESCO strips Liverpool of world heritage status

English port city becomes only the third site to have designation revoked by the United Nations’ culture organisation. The English…

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Our emojis, ourselves: Why activists want new icons added

During this year’s Pride Month, Adalberto Robles wasn’t at a loss for words — instead, they were at a loss…

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Fahadh Faasil: Crusader of a New Wave in India’s Malayalam cinema

New Delhi, India – If Fahadh Faasil, a star of Malayalam language cinema in India’s Kerala state, were to write…

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Britney Spears allowed own lawyer in conservatorship fight

An emotional Britney Spears scored a victory in her bid to end her father’s control of her affairs on Wednesday,…

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‘Mosque Man’: India’s Hindu architect designs dozens of mosques

New Delhi, India – With dozens of mosques, four churches and a temple to his credit, Govindan Gopalakrishnan, 85, is…

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‘Losses are incalculable’: Australian music reels from COVID hit

Melbourne, Australia – Peter Noble recalls the moment he had to shut down his music festival only hours before it…

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