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What's life like in the areas of Syria and Iraq recently captured by ISIS?

What's life like in the areas of Syria and Iraq recently captu...

While there is a lot of focus on the recent takeover of Palmyra in Syria by the Islamic State due to its UNESCO World Heritage Site status, less attention has been paid to the residents of those areas. Loveday Morris of the Washington Post joins ... PBS, 9 hours ago
IS poses high risk to Palmyra Gulf Time UAE, 10 hours ago

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Ani News

No more at `nude shots` at Angkor World Heritage Site

May 23, 3:52 pm London, May 23 ( ANI ): Cambodia is tired of tourists stripping down to click pictures, and has now put a ban on posing naked in front of ancient monuments at Angkor Archaeological Park.The Aspara Authority, who are in ...
 Ani News21 hours ago Cambodia bans naked photos at Angkor World Heritage Site  Malaysia MSN2 hours ago Islamic State Fighters Push Their Way Into Syria's Palmyra, Home to World Heritage Site  Examiner.com3 days ago No more at 'nude shots' at Angkor World Heritage Site  Business Standard20 hours ago
Hudson Institute

IS 'seizes part of Syria's Palmyra'

Islamic State fighters have seized the northern part of the ancient World Heritage-listed city of Palmyra in Syria, a monitoring group has said.The BBC reports that militants seized part of the town of Tadmur located on a strategic east-west route next to Palmyra on Saturday but had been pushed back from the ruins.Palmyra contains the ruins of one of the most important cultural centres of the ancient world, according to UNESCO.It is feared IS fighters may now damage or destroy the site.
 Rediff.com3 days ago WorldViews: Map: The Islamic State's disturbingly successful week  Capital Bay18 hours ago Syria's world-heritage Palmyra falls to IS fighters  Special Broadcasting Service3 days ago Islamic State's Destruction of World Heritage Aims at Resetting Culture  Hudson Institute3 days ago

Make Chennai Heritage Happy

Even as DakshinaChitra, one of the premier heritage museums in the city, celebrated World Museum Day by giving visitors a tour of the heritage houses on the premises, its founder Deborah Thiagarajan, threw the spotlight on the state of museums in ...
 New Indian Express4 days ago Modderfontein shows off on International Museum Day  Look Local3 hours ago ICOM : World Museum Day observed across the world  4 Traders4 days ago World Museum Day: Balochistan needs proper museums for its relics, say speakers  The Express Tribune5 days ago
Times of India

Delhi pulls out of heritage city race

Comment · print · T T T+· T- : The decision to pull Delhi out of the race for UNESCO World Heritage City tag has left history and heritage lovers disappointed. It is an anti-climax. All our efforts have come to naught. And to remove it ...
 The Hindu1 day ago ‘Heritage tag could have slowed growth’  Times of India1 day ago 'Delhi out of heritage city race', heritage lovers dismayed  Press Trust of India1 day ago PTI - DELHI-HERITAGE - Centre pulls out Delhi from World Heritage City race  Namibia Press Agency1 day ago
Hindustan Times

Delhi gives up bid to get world heritage city tag

Delhi is no longer vying for UNESCO's World Heritage City status for which it had been preparing for the past seven years. The Centre withdrew the capital's nomination earlier this month fearing a heritage tag may hamper development in the city.
 Hindustan Times1 day ago Center gives up bid for world heritage  HT Syndication1 day ago World Heritage City status: You can move Unesco  Times of India1 month ago

Hyderabad a step closer to world heritage tag

Will the city finally find its place on the prestigious World Heritage Site list? If experts are to be believed, the chances of the city's monuments bagging the coveted UNESCO World Heritage Site tag just got brighter with the Centre withdrawing its official ...
 Times of India1 day ago

Iconic ancient city in Islamic State clutches

The fate of the UNESCO world heritage site of Palmyra seems to be tragically sealed as the Islamic State militia gained control of the Syrian city. Image: The Temple of Bel is pictured with the ruins, at the historical city of Palmyra. Photograph: Omar Sanadiki/Reuters In a statement labelled "Breaking News," ISIS announced the victory in Palmyra and said its fighters were in control of the "notorious" nearby prison and airport. The statement -- released by the ISIS authority in Homs and ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago Read: Concerns as IS nears UN world heritage city of Palmyra  ITV.com3 days ago IS takes control of Palmyra, raising fears for World Heritage site  Breaking News.ie2 days ago ISIS Overruns World Heritage Site  Fnews.com2 days ago
India Today

Hashima coal mine and the condition to be world heritage

President Park Geun-hye didn't attend the opening ceremony for the Sochi Winter Olympics in February 2014 even though Korea is the host country for the following Olympic Games in Pyeongchang. The reason was that she had to be in Korea due to the ...
 Donga.com2 days ago Japan calls President Park's remarks on its world heritage bid 'very unfortunate'  Arirang2 days ago Park voices against Japan's world heritage bid  Yonhap News Agency3 days ago Narendra Modi in Seoul: A united Asia will shape the world  Livemint.com5 days ago

Use UN convention on cultural diversity to conserve Uganda's rich heritage?

The present that the government of Uganda has given to Ugandans as we marked this year's World Culture Day on May 21, is the ratification of the 2005 UN Convention on Cultural Diversity and Expression. The Convention was adopted on October 20, 2005 ...
 Uganda Daily Monitor2 days ago Cultural diversity is humanity's shared heritage: UNSECO Chief  Meri News2 days ago World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development  WeAreTheCity3 days ago World Day for Cultural Diversity marked in Syria through event reviving Syria's heritage  Syrian Arab News Agency1 day ago
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