Unesco names World Heritage sites





The Sydney Opera House in Australia and the Red Fort in India have been added to a list of the world's most valuable cultural treasures.
A silver mine in Japan and an ancient fortress in Turkmenistan are also now on the Unesco World Heritage list.

Archaeological remains in Iraqi city of Samarra were inscribed and immediately registered as being in danger.

The organisation also agreed to change the official name of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp in Poland.

It will now be referred to as Auschwitz-Birkenau, German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945).

Poland sought the change to make clear it had no role in establishing or running the camp.


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