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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, 5 days ago
Palmyra temple 'still standing', 3 days ago
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Behind the scenes at the UAE's oldest university

Al Ain, a Unesco World Heritage site that has attracted travellers for more than 5,000 years, is the birthplace of the late Founding father Sheikh Zayed and home to the Royal Family of Abu Dhabi. It also has a reputation as an oasis of learning.
 Abu Dhabi National4 days ago Heritage expert Masaya Masui inspects Nalanda varsity ruins for UNESCO tag  Economic Times1 week ago Nalanda, The World's Oldest University, Might Soon Become A World Heritage Site  Indiatimes1 week ago Nalanda buffer zone visit raises Unesco hope  The Telegraph1 week ago
Digital Journal

Vietnam's Ho Citadel - An unlikely UNESCO World Heritage site

Of the eight locations getting the honored designation, three are citadels, dating back to Vietnam's dynastic age. And many of the sites have great geographical and historical significance, such as Ha Long Bay and the monuments complex in Hue. But ...
 Digital Journal3 days ago World's unlikeliest heritage site  CNN1 week ago World's most unlikely UNESCO site?  CNN1 week ago The strange, empty citadel of Vietnam  CNN Money1 week ago

Palmyra archaeologist 'killed by IS'

Khaled al-Asaad was taken hostage after IS seized the Unesco World Heritage site this year The archaeologist who looked after ancient ruins of Palmyra in Syria for 40 years is reported to have been killed by Islamic State (IS) militants. Khaled ... weeks ago Murder most foul The world is still shocked over the barbarous murder of Khaled al-Asaad  Malta Independent Daily1 week ago Islamic State accelerates destruction of antiquities in Syria  Irish Times1 week ago IS militants behead leading authority on ancient Syria  The Middle East Magazine2 weeks ago

Rani ki Vav suffers damage from deluge

Rani ki Vav at Patan, which became the second Unesco archaeological World Heritage Site in the Gujarat last June — after Champaner — has had to bear the brunt of the recent heavy downpours in north Gujarat.
 Times of India1 week ago
ACQ Magazine

France seeks to add more fizz to its wine tourism industry

Champagne and Burgundy seek to capitalise on Unesco world heritage listings, but California's Napa Valley is a cautionary tale of excess tourism Bubbly brought fame and fortune to Champagne, and now, since being named a Unesco world heritage site ...
 ACQ Magazine1 week ago World heritage sites discovery contest launched  Dang Cong San1 week ago 14 incredible national parks worth travelling the world to see  MSN UK2 weeks ago 10 jaw-dropping photos from National Geographic Traveler photo contest  Rediff.com4 weeks ago

UNESCO condemns 'barbaric' Islamic State attacks on heritage sites

The UN body also expressed its "deep concern" that IS militants could destroy the World Heritage site of Palmyra in Syria, which they captured in May and have extensively mined.
 DNA2 months ago Government of Spain condemns destruction of historic heritage in Syria  PDG1 week ago UNESCO condemns 'barbaric' IS attacks on heritage sites  Zee News2 months ago UNESCO condemns 'barbaric' IS attacks on heritage sites  Business Standard2 months ago
Times of India

Unesco lists Champagne and Burgundy vineyards as world heritage site

The historic vineyards, wine cellars and champagne houses where the world's most famous sparkling wines are produced were listed as a world heritage site by Unesco on Saturday.
 Times of India2 months ago France celebrates: Champagne, Burgundy now UNESCO heritage sites  MSN India1 month ago French vineyards now World Heritage sites  Asian Age1 month ago
MSN India

UNESCO lists Yemen world heritage sites as endangered

Yemeni women walk past the historical city of Shibam in Hadramaut province of eastern Yemen on October 28, 2008. President Ali Abdullah Saleh allocated 100 million dollars in aid to flood-hit areas of southeast Yemen as the death toll from last week's storms ...
 MSN India2 months ago Airstrikes destroy part of Yemen's UNESCO heritage site  Business Standard2 months ago Saudi Airstrikes Destroy Part of Yemen's UNESCO Heritage Site  Outlook2 months ago

UNESCO threat looms as Thailand fights to keep 2 sites' status

With the UNESCO threatening to downgrade Thailand's two World Heritage sites' status, the country is preparing hard to defend them amid ongoing concerns over their conservation and management efforts.
 DNA2 months ago
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