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Venice to begin charging tourist entrance fee

ROME Tourist hub Venice, Italy will begin charging visitor entrance fees in July 2020, local media said Friday. The city's municipal council decided that non-residents seeking entry would be charged an...

'Cinema can also be defined as craftsmanship': Director

ISTANBUL  We can define cinema as both art and entertainment, but I add craftsmanship to the definition, a renowned Korean director said at the 7th Bosphorus Film Festival in Turkey's...

Climate refugees: Forgotten migrants in the environment

ANKARA The developed countries of the West are afraid of "climate refugees," although they are the most responsible ones creating problems that cause environmental migration, according to head of a...

Breast cancer successfully treatable if diagnosed early

ANKARA Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer among women, but if it is diagnosed at an early stage, there is a good chance it can...

Turkey: Exquisite 'postmortem rugs' brought under care

ANKARA  Tens of thousands of hand-woven "postmortem rugs" -- some being centuries old -- were collected by government officials across Turkey for maintenance and classification to be transferred to the...

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Kashmir parties welcome India, Pakistan border pact

SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the National Conference (NC), the two main pro-India parties in Jammu and Kashmir, welcomed a...

Italy honors DRC attack victims with state funeral

ROME Italy on Thursday paid tribute with a state funeral to its ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and his bodyguard, who were...
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EU leaders prepare for new COVID-19 variants

BRUSSELS The EU leaders Thursday began a two-day virtual summit to discuss the bloc’s response to new challenges of the pandemic, as well as the...

EU calls Iran to reverse nuclear decision

BRUSSELS The European Union urged Iran on Thursday to reverse actions inconsistent with a 2015 nuclear deal it signed with world powers. Foreign policy chief Josep...

Madrid begins vaccinating in massive football stadium

OVIEDO, Spain As Spain moves to ramp up its vaccination campaign, Madrid inaugurated the massive Wanda Metropolitano football stadium as a new icon in the...