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In May this year, the Islamic State captured the modern city of Palmyra. The adjoining Unesco world heritage site is a breathtaking archaeological complex. In the second century, this oasis city in the Syrian Desert was one of the grandest and ... Mail & Guardian Online, 7 hours ago
Isis: Satellite images show Palmyra Temple of Baalshamin erased from earth International Business Times UK, 20 hours ago
ISIS brags: We destroyed temple CNN Money, 3 days ago
Asian Lite

Centre shot heritage city plan with eye on LBZ

Heritage lovers felt baffled when the city pulled out of the Unesco World Heritage City race in May after years of preparation.
 Times of India1 day ago Who stopped UNESCO from declaring Delhi a Heritage City?  Prokerala1 week ago HERITAGE CITY: Why UNESCO delays decision on Delhi?  Asian Lite1 week ago
Hindustan Times

AAP govt asks Centre to nominate Delhi for 2016 Unesco status

Criticising the Centre for withdrawing the capital's nomination from Unesco's list of World Heritage Cities, the AAP government has asked it to resend the nomination to be considered for the next year. Delhi chief secretary KK Sharma on August ...
 Hindustan Times1 day ago Nomination of "Delhi's Imperial Capital Cities" not withdrawn  Business Standard3 weeks ago

'Kosovo' Joining UNESCO Is Unacceptable - Serbian Ambassador

Serbia's ambassador to UNESCO told Sputnik Serbia that the country would win the diplomatic battle against unrecognized Kosovo's membership in UNESCO, as the opposite would mean putting Serbian cultural heritage in the region in danger. The ...
 Sputnik1 day ago Diplomatic battle against Kosovo's UNESCO bid still imminent  Tanjug1 day ago Tasovac in letter to Bokova: Bad move at sensitive time  Tanjug3 days ago Dacic: Serbia can prevent Kosovo from joining UNESCO  Tanjug4 days ago

Hampi, Machu Picchu may be twins!

The two cities, built between the 14th and 15th centuries, have sun temples and been declared heritage sites by Unesco. BENGALURU: If everything goes as per plan, the number of Western tourists visiting Hampi may go up in a few years as the state government ...
 Economic Times1 day ago
The Telegraph

Nalanda buffer zone visit raises Unesco hope

The two-day site inspection of Nalanda University ruins by Japanese expert Masaya Matsui concluded on Thursday on a positive note with expectations of inclusion of the ancient seat of learning in the World Heritage list. Following a detailed survey on ...
 The Telegraph2 days ago Heritage expert Masaya Masui inspects Nalanda varsity ruins for UNESCO tag  Economic Times2 days ago Heritage expert inspects Nalanda varsity ruins for Unesco tag  Times of India2 days ago Nalanda, The World's Oldest University, Might Soon Become A World Heritage Site  Indiatimes2 days ago

World's most unlikely UNESCO site?

Story highlights Vietnam has three citadels listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites and the latest -- and strangest -- is the Citadel of the Ho Dynasty Ho Citadel, the capital city of the short-lived Ho Dynasty, is made up of four city walls ...
 CNN3 days ago The strange, empty citadel of Vietnam  CNN Money4 days ago Most unlikely UNESCO site: The empty citadel of Vietnam  CNN4 days ago UNESCO Recognizes Indigenous Rights, Cultures in World Heritage Rules  The Pew Charitable Trusts3 days ago
Irish Times

An Taisce objects to Star Wars filming on Skellig Michael

Heather Humphreys asked to outline reasons for allowing shoot at Unesco heritage site Skellig Michael, off the coast of Co Kerry. Photograph: Design Pics/Gareth McCormack Lorna Siggins Topics: News Heather Humphreys Ian Lumley Eu European ...
 Irish Times4 days ago An Taisce opposes filming of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Skellig Michael due to risk...  Irish Independent1 day ago

Corbusier is spiritual director: UT's Unesco proposal

While the debate over whether Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier was a fascist rages on 50 years after his death, UT administration has called him as Chandigarh's spiritual director, who gave both human and spiritual dimensions to the city.
 Times of India4 days ago
Mehr News

Nasta'liq script to be inscribed on UNESCO list

Ali Moradkhani, the Deputy Culture Minister for Arts, on the sidelines of visiting two art exhibitions dubbed From Soil to Heavenly Throne and Peace and Greetings on Monday said the art department of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance is ...
 Mehr News4 days ago
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