World Bulletin / News Desk
Skopje Fortress, in Skopje, the capital of Macedonia, will be an "Ottoman Museum".
Announced by Macedonia Ministry of Culture, as one of the most important fortresses in Balkans, Skopje Fortress will be a museum where pieces from Ottoman era will be exhibited by 2013.
With the project, the fortress will meet with Ottoman heritage after a 100-year break.
Macedonia Cultural Heritage Protection Office Director Pasko Kuzman told AA correspondent on Thursday that they plan to revive the fortress with the project which they gave a start 15 days ago and plan to finish in 4 months. He said that there will be another museum and a medieval church next to the Ottoman Museum as part of the project.
Telling that they cooperate with Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Turkish International Cooperation Agency in related projects, Kuzman also added that they would like to have a copy of the Sarcophagus of Alexander (legendary king of Macedonia) that is considered as the most important artifact in the Istanbul Archaeological Museum.
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The ancient cities of Lagunita and Tamchen were found on the Yucatan peninsula in April by examining aerial photographs of the region.
Many of the National Library's records and manuscripts were destroyed in the Bosnian Serb siege of Sarajevo during the 1992-95 war, which razed the landmark Town Hall that housed the library.
Known as one of the most popular names in modern Arab poetry, 75-year-old al-Qasim was recognized as a symbol of resistance and revolution.
Famed Iranian poet Simin Behbahani died at the age of 87 after nearly two weeks in the Tehran Pars hospital
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The town has experienced rapid development after the opening of the school and it has started to be called the “town of education”.
With Ottoman and Andulusian influence, the architectural style of Sidi Bou Said is largely characterized by blue and white colors.
The carpet was made to mark the 50th anniversary since the first Turkish migrant workers arrived in Belgium.
This year's programme lists nearly 250 films from 60 countries.
The Turkic world is set to gather in the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek for the World Nomad Fest.
Williams had been recently suffering from severe depression, his publicist Mara Buxbaum said in a statement
Described as the pearl of the Mediterranean, Tunisia holds the proud reputation of being reminiscent of two great empires in the world history - the Roman and the Ottoman Empires.
Built on a steep cliff at about 1,200 metres up in northeastern Turkey, UNESCO-listed Sumela Greek Orthodox monastery is getting ready to celebrate a Christian feast day on August 15.