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Dacic receives farewell visit from ambassador of Bangladesh

BELGRADE - Serbian FM Ivica Dacic on Tuesday received a farewell visit from the Ambassador of Bangladesh to Belgrade Shameem Ahsan, who is residing in Rome.

Dacic said he hoped the good cooperation with the embassy of Bangladesh would be continued in the future with a view to strengthening bilateral relations and the friendly ties between the two countries.

Rare blue supermoon dazzles stargazers

Astronomy enthusiasts were in for a treat on Aug. 30 night: a rare "super blue Moon" that won't be seen again for more than a decade.

Supermoons occur when the Moon passes through its perigee, or the point that takes it closest to Earth during its elliptical orbit. This makes it look about 14 percent bigger compared to when it is at its furthest point, and a touch brighter.

Italy’s landmark Vasari Corridor defaced by spray paint

The director of Florence's Uffizi Galleries called on Aug. 23 for stiff penalties against vandals who spray-painted graffiti on exterior columns of the Vasari Corridor connecting the famed museum to the Boboli Gardens.

Hours later, Italy's Culture Minister Gennaro Sangiuliano said the presumed vandals have been identified by Carabinieri police. He did not identify the suspects.

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