Next World Heritage Committee meeting in Russia as 2021 event ends Aug 01, 2021 0 67 12345 Berlin The 45th meeting of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee will take place in Russia on June 19-30, 2022.At next year’s conference in Kazan, there should be a decision regarding the nomination of the Old Synagogue and the Medieval Mikveh in Erfurt, Germany, among other things, the German UNESCO commission said at the end of the 44th session of the committee on Saturday in Fuzhou.The UNESCO committee declared 34 sites on four continents as World Heritage Site at this year’s meeting, which was partly conducted online.Among them were five applications from Germany or with German participation, including the great spa towns of Europe and stretches of the former Roman empire’s border. The current session’s inscriptions brought the number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites to 1,154. (dpa) Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES Malaysian protestors defy COVID lockdown and demand prime minister’s resignation Aug 01, 2021 0 311 Fearing fourth wave, Germany ramps up vaccination campaign Aug 01, 2021 0 272 Britain PM Boris Johnson to be father again after ‘heartbreaking’ miscarriage Aug 01, 2021 0 295 German courts allow Afghan asylum seekers right to remain there dpa Berlin Afghan asylum seekers in Germany are increasingly succeeding in their appeals to German courts to be allowed to remain in the country, according to the Interior Ministry. Of 4,212 substantive decisions made .. Four separatists killed in renewed clashes in eastern Ukraine dpa Kiev Four Russian-backed separatists were killed in the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukrainian, local media reported on Saturday, despite a ceasefire in force. The Ukrainian army opened fire on a separatist .. COVID cases at Olympic host city Tokyo hit new daily high dpa Tokyo Olympics host city Tokyo recorded 4,058 new coronavirus infections 24 hours, the city government said on Saturday. It is the first time that the number of cases in a day has risen above the 4,000 mark. On Friday, .. Britain to offer Latin in state schools to make language less elitist London Latin lessons are to be offered to thousands of state school pupils across the country as part of an effort by the Department for Education to make the language less “elitist”. Education Secretary Gavin Williamson .. Five sentenced in Britain for offences in Bristol policing bill riot London Five people have been sentenced after admitting offences relating to the Kill the Bill riot in Bristol, in England. The disorder, which followed a peaceful protest in the city on March 21, saw around 500 people ..