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Mausoleum of Halicarnassus draws tourists

Mausoleum of Halicarnassus draws tourists

MUĞLA Some fragments of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus may have been smuggled to the British Museum in 1857, but the 2,000-year-old structure’s ruins in the Aegean city of Bodrum have been drawing many visitors. One of the Seven Wonders of the World, the site was visited by 3,500 people in ...

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Flanagan presses EU on access to medicinal cannabis

Flanagan presses EU on access to medicinal cannabis

Independent MEP Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan has called on the European Parliament to legislate to support access to medicinal cannabis for families such as the family of nine-year-old Cork girl Ava Twomey. Speaking in the European Parliament in Strasbourg last night, Mr Flanagan called on the parliament and the European Commission in ...

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UK prepares no-go zones for extremists

UK prepares no-go zones for extremists

Britons who join the ranks of ISIS face up to ten years in prison under a new law aimed at creating global no-go zones for extremists. More than 900 Britons have travelled to Syria but authorities have struggled to convict returning fighters because of the difficulty of securing evidence. The ...

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Zeugma mosaics draw huge interest in Turkey’s Gaziantep

Zeugma mosaics draw huge interest in Turkey's Gaziantep

GAZİANTEP The number of tourists visiting the Zeugma Mosaic Museum in the first six months of the year increased by 70 percent compared to the same term last year.  The Zeugma Mosaic Museum is the world’s biggest mosaic museum, which opened seven years ago on an area of 30,000 square ...

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Library set to host travel talks

Library set to host travel talks

Has the cold weather got you down? Are you fantasizing about flying far away from the cold and snow to somewhere warm and sunny? Travelling is a welcome escape, especially during the harsh Canadian winter, but it can also be daunting. It involves a lot of logistics, planning, and organization ...

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Troy Museum almost ready for opening

Troy Museum almost ready for opening

ÇANAKKALE The Troy Museum is set to open soon, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the addition of the archaeological site of Troy to the UNESCO World Heritage List. 2018 had been introduced as the Year of Troy with the support of the Presidency and the Prime Ministry. Troy Museum is ...

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