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2019 Sep 18Translations
World's longest Viking bridge completed after three-year project
Sharjah24 – Reuters: A three-year project to build the world's longest Viking bridge using the tools and methods that they would have employed a thousand years ago has been completed in Denmark, with the final plank laid over the weekend.
2019 Sep 12Translations
Architects struggle to save Cairo's historic heart
Sharjah 24 – Reuters: "Blindsided by the beauty", architects struggle to save Cairo's historic heart. Alaa al-Habashi was looking for ingredients for a Ramadan feast when he stumbled on an Ottoman-era mansion being used as a slaughterhouse and butcher's shop in Cairo's historic Islamic district.
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2019 Sep 04Translations
Report crowns Vienna 'most liveable city' for second year
Sharjah24 – AFP: Viennese locals react to the Austrian capital Vienna retaining once again its ranking as the world's most liveable city, according to an annual report from the Economist.
2019 Sep 03Translations
Lovers of Tuscany's 'paradise' beach have factory to thank
Sharjah24 – AFP: Holidaymakers splash in the turquoise waters of the Rosignano Solvay beach in Tuscany and laze on its pristine white sands -- most of them fully aware that the picture-perfect swimming spot owes its allure to a nearby factory.
2019 Aug 27Translations
India lockdown a major blow for Kashmir tourism
Sharjah24 – AFP: On Srinagar's Dal Lake, intricately decorated houseboats usually packed with tourists lie empty as Kashmir's tourism sector reels from a three-weeks-long lockdown imposed as India revoked the picturesque region's autonomy.
2019 Aug 25Translations
Ivory Coast's 'Floating Island' points to greener tourism
Sharjah24 – AFP: The seaside resort offers visitors a cool drink or tasty meal, a dip in a pool, a karaoke session or an overnight stay, all with a view.
2019 Aug 24Translations
Hawkeyed: raptors liberate US beach town from hungry gulls
Sharjah24 – AFP: For years, tourists enjoying the picturesque boardwalk in Ocean City, New Jersey have had to deal with some unwelcome visitors: marauding seagulls intent on stealing their lunch.
2019 Aug 22Translations
New telescopes give Wadi Rum visitors unmatched views of skies
Sharjah24 – Reuters: Tourists were treated to a night among the stars in Jordan's Wadi Rum desert, thanks to newly-installed telescopes that offer a close up view of some parts of our solar system.