From an ancient fossil site to medieval castles and former industrial complexes – over 40 places in Germany have been declared UNESCO world heritage sites. A beautifully put-together coffee table book now features them all.
A truck driver was handed a steep fine after driving his vehicle off the highway — and onto the Nazca Lines, a 2,000-year-old archaeological wonder only visible from the air. Local media said he wanted to avoid a toll.
A three-year bachelor's or two-year master's degree in yodeling has been launched by a university in Switzerland. The warbling singing style, used by herders in the Alps, was popularized by the movie The Sound of Music.
France's Emmanuel Macron has joined the nation's bakers in calling for the baguette to be included on UNESCO's "intangible heritage" list. The traditional bread is "envied around the world," the president said.
Israel will follow in the footsteps of the United States and withdraw from UNESCO. Both countries allege the UN body has an "anti-Israel bias."
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