April 18 is observed as World Heritage Day to promote cultural heritage via activities which are undertaken by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS). It was in 1982 that the ICOMOS suggested that April 18 be celebrated as the International Day for Monuments and Sites.
It was said that all he touched turned to gold. But destiny eventually caught up with the legendary King Midas, and a long-lost chronicle of his ancient downfall appears to have literally surfaced in Turkey.
Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Ali-Asghar Mounesan has, in a statement, described Iran as highly safe and secure, and ready to welcome tourists from around the globe, inviting them to experience a unique journey to the land of history and civilization.
Venice’s mayor called the city a disaster zone on Wednesday after the second highest tide ever recorded swept through it overnight, flooding its historic basilica and leaving many squares and alleyways deep under water.
Wearable activity trackers may pave the way for a better method to predict short term death risk, suggests a new study, which found that exercise data was more accurate than other risk factors, such as smoking and medical history.
Saudi Arabia has for a first time in history appointed a member of the royal family as the country’s energy minister, a move which could spark concerns about the balance of power in the kingdom and lead to more politicized policy-making in the oil sector.
How can a man who has disunited his own party in just a few months keep the UK United?
Boris Johnson has wiped out his own majority. The British Prime Minister suffered a humiliating defeat on Tuesday as parliament, including 21 members of his own party, voted to seize control of the parliamentary agenda.