Sunday, May 31, 2015

Attempt to smuggle Islamic artefacts to the United States foiled in Egypt's Damietta (Cairo)

Egypt's Antiquities and Tourism Police foiled an attempt to smuggle a collection of 135 artefacts that date back to the Mohamed Ali Pasha era before they left the country from Damietta port en route to the United States.

Belgian-Turkish deputy expelled from party over ‘genocide denial’

A Belgian deputy of Turkish origin has been expelled from her party for refusing to call the 1915 killings of Ottoman Armenians as “genocide.”

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Le Comité mondial d'éthique du tourisme propose une convention internationale sur l'éthique du tourisme

ONU, 29 mai 2015 – La transformation du Code mondial d'éthique en une convention internationale intégrale comme moyen d'accroître la responsabilité des gouvernements dans ce domaine a été au cœur des débats de la quinzième réunion du Comité mondial d'éthique du tourisme, a déclaré vendredi Organisation mondiale du tourisme (OMT).

Friday, May 29, 2015

UNHCR concerned at obstacles facing thousands fleeing Ramadi

GENEVA, May 29 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency on Friday said it was deeply concerned about the desperate situation for thousands of people fleeing fighting in the central Iraqi city of Ramadi who continue to face challenges reaching safe areas.

UN nations agree to action to save Iraqi cultural sites

UN member-states on Thursday declared that the destruction by jihadists of Iraqi cultural sites may amount to war crimes and agreed to take steps to curb the trade of stolen ancient artifacts.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Ανακαλύφθηκε νέο είδος προγόνου του ανθρώπου

Ανακαλύφθηκε νέο είδος προγόνου του ανθρώπου
Ένα νέο είδος προγόνου του ανθρώπου, ανακάλυψαν οι επιστήμονες στην περιοχή Αφάρ της Αιθιοπίας.

ISIS ‘will not destroy’ Palmyra ruins, only statues

Footage released by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) showed the ruins of Syria’s Palmyra untouched as the militant group claimed it only destroy statues which it deems polytheistic, the Guardian newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Woman Burns in Protest Against Chinese Repression (Total Self-Immolation Reaches 140)

Showing no respite in the spate of self-immolation protests against the Chinese government, a 36-year-old Tibetan woman died after setting herself on fire on Wednesday, 27 May.

Hagia Sophia is a church

As cruel as barbarity is, civilization resists and in the end it always wins. Hagia Sophia which is also a monument of world heritage is a church, whether they want it or not. And it is not the systems that change something. Since the sixth century thanks to Anthemius and Isidore it has seen a little of everything.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Εκδήλωση μνήμης για την Άλωση της Πόλης (Πέμπτη, 28 Μαΐου 2015)

Άλωση της Πόλης
Το Κέντρο Έρευνας και Προβολής της Εθνικής Μουσικής, Μουσικό λαογραφικό και φιλολογικό αρχείο Σίμωνος και Αγγελικής Καρά και το Ωδείο ΣΙΜΩΝ ΚΑΡΑΣ σας προσκαλούν την Πέμπτη, 28 Μαΐου 2015 και ώρα 19.00, στην αίθουσα του Φιλολογικού Συλλόγου “Παρνασσός” (Πλατεῖα Ἁγ. Γεωργίου Καρύτση 8) σε εκδήλωση μνήμης για την Άλωση της Κωνσταντινούπολης.

EU asks member states to admit 40,000 Syrian, Eritrean asylum seekers

The EU on Wednesday asked its member states to admit over the next two years 40,000 asylum seekers from Syria and Eritrea who have already landed in Italy and Greece.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.