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Princess Anne opens Magna Carta exhibition in Washington
Princess Anne opens Magna Carta exhibition in Washington

Britain's Princess Anne opened a 10-week exhibition at the Library of Congress.

Princess Anne opens Magna Carta exhibition in Washington
Scientist and great thinker Al-Farabi ©testent.ru
Kazakh scientist finds unique Al-Farabi treatises in Europe

A scientist from Kazakhstan has found a dozen of unique treatises attributed to the great thinker Abu Nasr al-Farabi.

Kazakh scientist finds unique Al-Farabi treatises in Europe
Photo © Ruslan Shakabayev
eBooks on the go: Reading Semei campaign to foster love for books

Librarians of the Abai Library in Semey have decided to foster love for reading through free eBooks.

eBooks on the go: Reading Semei campaign to foster love for books
No charges for Japanese in Anne Frank diary vandalism case
No charges for Japanese in Anne Frank diary vandalism case

A 36-year-old Japanese man arrested for vandalising library copies of Anne Frank's "The Diary of a Young Girl" will not be charged after he was found to be mentally incompetent, a report said.

No charges for Japanese in Anne Frank diary vandalism case
Famed Sarajevo library reopens 22 years after destruction
Famed Sarajevo library reopens 22 years after destruction

Sarajevo's famed architectural jewel, "City Hall", or the National Library, reopened on Friday, 22 years after it was destroyed by Bosnian Serb forces' shelling during the 1992-1995 war.

Famed Sarajevo library reopens 22 years after destruction
Photo courtesy of 24.kz
Fire destroys only library for blind in Karaganda

Fire has destroyed the only library for the blind and partially sighted in Karaganda Oblast in central Kazakhstan.

Fire destroys only library for blind in Karaganda
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Important library in north Lebanon torched

A decades-old library owned by a Greek Orthodox priest in north Lebanon's majority Sunni city of Tripoli was torched late Friday, a day after a sectarian scuffle, a security source said.

Important library in north Lebanon torched
After 200 years, George Washington gets a library
After 200 years, George Washington gets a library

George Washington, the first president of the United States, was finally honored with a library Friday, more than 200 years after the end of his tenure.

After 200 years, George Washington gets a library

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