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Ancient Turkish temple granted UNESCO World Heritage status

The oldest temple in the world has been accorded special protection by the United Nations. The 11,000-year-old temple site in Turkey’s southeastern Anatolia region was granted UNESCO World Heritage status on Sunday, the UN agency announced at a meeting in Manama, the Bahraini capital. Located in what was once known as Upper Mesopotamia, Gobekli Tepe […]