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In 2003, the UNESCO General Conference adopted the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Heritage as an worldwide treaty acknowledging that cultural heritage is more than tangible places, monuments and objects; it also encompasses traditions and living expressions.
  • Emily Ratajkowski slams Piers Morgan's criticism of this photo shoot

    Emily Ratajkowski slams Piers Morgan's criticism of this photo shoot

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    The "Blurred Lines" babe insisted, "I can have opinions about feminism & also do sexy photo shoots k thanks". She came under fire for the shoot, which she posted images from on her Instagram account over the weekend, notably from British media personality Piers Morgan, who frequently criticizes Ratajkowski for espousing feminism while posing naked or partially clothed.
  • Palestinians say they won't meet with Pence

    Palestinians say they won't meet with Pence

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    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and former Hamas leader Khaled Mashal on Thursday held a phone discussion on the Trump administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and the Palestinian reconciliation process, local media reported.
  • Zuma to appeal court ruling over #ShaunAbrahams appointment

    Zuma to appeal court ruling over #ShaunAbrahams appointment

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    But on Friday the court said Abrahams is not just collateral damage to an unlawful deal struck between Zuma and Abrahams's predecessor Mxolisi Nxasana - but that Abrahams's own conduct was unbefitting the position. They wanted Nxasana to be reinstated and to give back the R17 million "golden handshake". Judge president Dunstan Mlambo‚ who read out the judgment‚ ordered that the deputy president must appoint the NDPP while Zuma is president.
  • China rebukes Australia over influence debate 'hysteria'

    China rebukes Australia over influence debate 'hysteria'

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    The June probe said intelligence agencies had major concerns that China was interfering in Australian institutions and using the political donations system to gain access. The Australian government argues that Dastyari should quit Parliament for giving Huang counter-surveillance advice previous year when he told the Chinese citizen to leave his cellphone inside his Sydney mansion while they stepped outside to talk.
  • Ukraine parliament removes anti corruption official

    Ukraine parliament removes anti corruption official

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    She said in a statement the pair had agreed on the need to maintain the independence and "enhance the operational capacity" of the anti-graft institutions: the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO).
  • Democrats Want Protection For DREAMers Included In Government Funding Bill

    Democrats Want Protection For DREAMers Included In Government Funding Bill

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    Democrats want the spending deal to include legal status for an estimated 800,000 undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who were brought to the country as children. Charles Schumer of NY and Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, in a statement called Thursday's meeting productive and ticked off a roster of Democratic goals, including domestic spending increases, funding for veterans, money to battle opioid abuse, and action on immigration and health care.
  • Jadhav to meet mother, wife on Dec 25 after Pakistan grants visa

    Jadhav to meet mother, wife on Dec 25 after Pakistan grants visa

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    Pakistan has finally agreed to facilitate the visit of Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife and mother assuring India of their safety, security and free movement in the country, said EAM Sushma Sawraj. India and Pakistan have filed explanations sought by the worldwide court in The Hague and the court is to proceed with the case. His clemency plea is under consideration by the army chief at present.
  • Will school close for weather? Here's how to find out

    Will school close for weather? Here's how to find out

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    For one, 11Alive will have a running list of all the schools that are closed or delayed due to inclement weather. Channel 2 Action News reached out to districts throughout metro Atlanta , including in Henry County, to find out about plans for any school closings or early dismissals.
  • Six arrested for stripping woman who helped bust liquor racket

    Six arrested for stripping woman who helped bust liquor racket

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    The victim is a mother of 4 children. "The woman was beaten with iron rods, threatened with her life". She has been admitted to government hospital in central Delhi after being shifted from a local one. Incorrect that Police Post is 50 meters away. "Matter being further looked into by the DCP Rohini", it said. The police have registered a case pertaining to assault with intent to outrage woman's modesty, making sexually explicit overtures and remarks, using word or gesture that is meant to ...
  • Israel says F-35 stealth fighter jets operational

    Israel says F-35 stealth fighter jets operational

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    Following the original agreement to purchase 50 warplanes, Israel's Defense Ministry in August finalized the acquisition of 17 additional F-35 stealth fighter jets from the U.S. The F-35s will provide the needed capabilities for the "constantly evolving and complex challenges" Israel faces in the Middle East, Norkin said, as cited by the Times of Israel.
  • Prankster cements his head into a microwave, emergency services save him

    Prankster cements his head into a microwave, emergency services save him

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    A man who had his head cemented inside a microwave by his friends had to be rescued by firefighters after the prank almost went wrong. The man's head had been "cemented" in by seven bags of Pollyfilla. Five firefighters were involved in the rescue operation. Responders had to pull the microwave apart to get him unstuck, and they were not pleased about the call-out.
  • High school shooting leaves 2 students dead

    High school shooting leaves 2 students dead

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    She didn't provide more details. As the noise got louder and closer, school officials warned over the intercom system that it wasn't a drill. The teacher had locked the door as he normally does and the students hid in a corner of the room.
  • Cyclone Ockhi to recurve towards Gujarat coast: Top developments

    Cyclone Ockhi to recurve towards Gujarat coast: Top developments

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    Almost 9,000 people have sought shelter in relief camps. Weather experts warned of more heavy rains to come, as the water level rose in several rivers in southern India. India's eastern coast - including major cities like Chennai and Bhubaneswar - are prone to storms that wreak vast damage between April and December.