Central Rome's Piazza Navona is seen reflected in a heart-shaped balloon in 2014. The arrival of a McDonald's near the piazza has horrified some Romans. Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi looks on during an appearance at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, on Aug. 22, at the start of his trial on charges of involvement in the destruction of historic mausoleums in the Malian desert city of Timbuktu. Mahdi pleaded guilty. Patrick Post/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A photo of the ancient Roman city of Palmyra, Syria, released May 17, shows the site where Islamic State militants have destroyed a nearly 2,000-year-old arch and ancient temples. SANA/AP hide caption

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Syrian Antiquities Chief Calls For Help From International Community

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A German law from 1516 says beer should only include three ingredients: hops, barley and water. Now brewers are lobbying to have the law be recognized by UNESCO. Dan Love/Flickr hide caption

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Is A 500-Year-Old German Beer Law Heritage Worth Honoring?

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