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Turks bristle at botched heritage renovations

In 2011, the highly successful restoration of the 10th-century Armenian church on Akdamar island, in Lake Van in eastern Turkey, received praise from many experts. Ankara’s subsequent estrangement from the EU and a hardline turn in Erdogan’s policies have transformed the situation

Turks bristle at botched heritage renovations

In 2011, the highly successful restoration of the 10th-century Armenian church on Akdamar island, in Lake Van in eastern Turkey, received praise from many experts. Ankara’s subsequent estrangement from the EU and a hardline turn in Erdogan’s policies have transformed the situation

Activist anthems to serenade UN anniversary

Angelique Kidjo headlines all-star lineup of Dec. 1 online fundraising concert, ‘Peace Through Music: A Global Event For Social Justice,’ to celebrate the UN's 75th anniversary

‘Juno’ star Elliot Page comes out as transgender

Page, 33, burst onto the Hollywood scene with an Oscar-nominated role as a pregnant teenager in 2007 sleeper hit ‘Juno.’ The actor also appeared in the 2010 science fiction hit ‘Inception’ opposite Leonardo DiCaprio, and the 2012 Woody Allen comedy ‘To Rome with Love’

Blood test may accurately predict Alzheimer's: study

Scientists said Monday they had developed a way of predicting if patients will develop Alzheimer's disease by analysing their blood, in what experts hailed as a potential "gamechanger" in the fight against the debilitating condition.

China launches moon probe to bring back rocks

A rocket heading for the moon to bring back the first lunar samples in four decades blasted off from China on Tuesday in the latest milestone for Beijing's spacefaring ambitions.