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Israel to join US in quitting Unesco

Israel has said it will join the US in pulling out of the UN's cultural organisation Unesco, after US officials cited "anti-Israel bias", BBC reports. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the …

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Kremlin regrets US decision to quit UNESCO

Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the United States’ withdrawal from UNESCO was sad news, TASS reports. "Sad news," the Kremlin spokesman told reporters. Earlier on …

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US withdraws from Unesco

The United States has withdrawn from Unesco over what it claims is the organisation's "continuing anti-Israel bias". The State Department announced its intention to withdraw from the UN's cultural, scientific and …

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Lola Karimova to resign as UNESCO ambassador

The second daughter of Uzbek president Islam Karimov, Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva, will step down soon as Uzbekistan’s representative at UNESCO. Karimova-Tillyaeva said at a conference on Uzbekistan’s …

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Gobustan National Park marks 50th anniversary

This year, the Gobustan State Historical-Artistic Reserve marks the 50th anniversary of its establishment and 10th anniversary of its inclusion into the list of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. Roughly 100,000 people visited …

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