For centuries, Krakow was the capital of the kingdom of Poland. It boasts magnificent buildings and attractive surroundings. It's also home to a lively student community.
The opening ceremony of the 41st session of the World Heritage Committee took place on 2 July at the Royal Palace of Wawel in Krakow, Poland. 34 sites are nominated for inscription on UNESCO's World Heritage List.
Along the Saale and Unstrut rivers the Middle Ages have truly left their mark: castles, monasteries, churches and vineyards. At its heart is Naumburg Cathedral. The region is applying for UNESCO World Heritage status.
In the Swabian Jura region in southern Germany, there are six caves in which the oldest figurative artworks made by humans were discovered. This year they could be given UNESCO World Heritage status.
US prosecutors have charged an Iranian man with hacking into HBO and attempting to blackmail the cable TV network with stolen episodes and plot summaries for unaired programs, including "Game of Thrones."
Ever since Turkey's attempted 2016 coup, a growing number of books have been outlawed and confiscated, with some even being considered evidence for certain crimes. Publishers, authors and readers are deeply concerned.
AC/DC's co-founder Malcolm Young has died at the age of 64. A look back at the legendary band's career.
To mark Rodin's centennial anniversary in France, two exhibitions in Paris featured the sculptor's work, highlighting his impact on contemporary artists.
Thousands of social media users have been breaking the silence around the culture of sexual abuse, with international versions of the #MeToo hashtag going one step further. Here are some of the celebrities who reacted.
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