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Hot design: the towers that look like flames

They call it the new iconic symbol of modern Azerbaijan, a landmark in the capital that can be seen from all vantage points. The Baku Flame Towers

They call it the new iconic symbol of modern Azerbaijan, a landmark in the capital that can be seen from all vantage points. The Baku Flame Towers

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Postcards from Azerbaijan: The Baku Flame Towers

Opened in 2013, the towers are used for a hotel, apartments and offices and the tallest has a total of 38 floors

Opened in 2013, the towers are used for a hotel, apartments and offices and the tallest has a total of 38 floors

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An emotional return home to Palmyra

I have my “children and my health, that’s what matters,” said So’ad Daher. The 63-year-old was one among a few hundred residents of Palmyra to make a

I have my “children and my health, that’s what matters,” said So’ad Daher. The 63-year-old was one among a few hundred residents of Palmyra to make a

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Besiktas unveil new stadium

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan inaugurated Besiktas’ brand new waterfront stadium on Sunday. The formal opening did not take place inside the

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan inaugurated Besiktas’ brand new waterfront stadium on Sunday. The formal opening did not take place inside the

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Dubai plans tower even higher than Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa, the world’s highest skyscraper, dominates Dubai at a height of 828 meters. But this is to change in the coming years. The municipality

Burj Khalifa, the world’s highest skyscraper, dominates Dubai at a height of 828 meters. But this is to change in the coming years. The municipality

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Red Sea bridge to be built linking Egypt and Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia and Egypt have announced a bridge is to be built across the Red Sea linking the two countries – as well as the continents of Africa and

Saudi Arabia and Egypt have announced a bridge is to be built across the Red Sea linking the two countries – as well as the continents of Africa and

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Architect Dame Zaha Hadid dies at the age of 65

The world renowned Iraqi-British architect Dame Zaha Hadid has died at the age of 65. She had contracted bronchitis and suffered a heart attack

The world renowned Iraqi-British architect Dame Zaha Hadid has died at the age of 65. She had contracted bronchitis and suffered a heart attack

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Istanbul's historic Grand Bazaar set for restoration

This is drone footage of one of the world’s oldest and largest covered markets. It emerged as Turkish authorities announced this week that Istanbul’s

This is drone footage of one of the world’s oldest and largest covered markets. It emerged as Turkish authorities announced this week that Istanbul’s