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Destruction of heritage site is appalling
Abu Dhabi National

Destruction of heritage site is appalling

Your editorial Destroying heritage (September 2) asks whether we are prioritising historic sites over the continuing beheadings and bloodshed in Syria. It's an interesting question indeed. I think the outrage over the destruction of Palmyra is ... Abu Dhabi National, 9 hours ago
ISIS' destruction of heritage sites troublin Catholic Online, 23 hours ago
Dang Cong San

World Bank team visits heritage sites of Amritsar

to check the possibilities of creating a world class museum on partition here. The team visited five sites including Summer Residence of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, Panorama, Town Hall, Gobindgarh Fort and Chaali Khooh, officials said. The group was led by world ...
 Business Standard10 hours ago World heritage sites discovery contest launched  Dang Cong San6 days ago Contest on ASEAN world heritage sites launched  Viet Nam News1 week ago World's best Whale Heritage Sites listed for tourism  Travel and Tour World1 week ago

Our top picks: Most distinctive buildings on UNESCO's list

Most distinctive buildings on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites Mont Saint-Michel (France) On the coast of Normandy, this fortified village built in the shadow of a Gothic-style Benedictine abbey appears to float on the ocean at high tide.
 CNN16 hours ago French champagne vineyards added to Unesco's World Heritage Sites  Hindustan Times1 month ago Champagne vineyards granted World Heritage status by UNESCO  Business Standard1 month ago
Washington Post

Map: There are 10 world heritage sites in Iraq and Syria. Nine are in danger.

Satellite imagery released by the United Nations on Monday hasconfirmedthat the Islamic Statedestroyedone of the most important ruins in the ancient city of Palmyra thisweekend. The destruction of the1st-century Temple of Bel appears to be part ...
 Washington Post1 day ago 9 of 10 World Heritage Sites in Iraq and Syria in Danger  AINA1 day ago
Abu Dhabi National

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 National3 days ago Nalanda, The World's Oldest University, Might Soon Become A World Heritage Site  Indiatimes6 days ago Heritage recce of ruins  The Telegraph1 week ago Nalanda university site inspected for World Heritage tag  Nerve1 week ago
MSN India

France celebrates: Champagne, Burgundy now UNESCO heritage sites

UNESCO has added the historic vineyards and cellars of Champagne and the unique natural climate of Burgundy vineyards to its list of World Heritage Sites. The decision set corks popping in France.
 MSN India1 month ago World's priciest wine is rare Burgundy at $15195 a bottle  Deccan chronicle3 weeks ago French vineyards now World Heritage sites  Asian Age1 month ago Unesco lists Champagne and Burgundy vineyards as world heritage site  Times of India1 month ago
NGO Watch

OIC Condemns Islamist Destruction of World Heritage Sites as Contrary to Islamic Tolerance

The Saudi Secretary General of the 57-member-state Organisation of Islamic Cooperation ("OIC") issued an official condemnation of the most recent episodes of destruction of Syria's non-Muslim cultural and religious monuments by Islamic State ("IS") ...
 NGO Watch2 days ago Government of Spain condemns destruction of historic heritage in Syria  PDG1 week ago UNESCO condemns 'barbaric' Islamic State attacks on heritage sites  DNA2 months ago UNESCO condemns 'barbaric' IS attacks on heritage sites  Zee News2 months ago

ASI to include Red Fort, Qutub in e-ticketing project

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is planning to start e-ticketing at world heritage sites like Red Fort and Qutub Minar.
 Times of India3 weeks ago 3 Unesco heritage sites to get free Wi-Fi soon  Economic Times2 months ago

Japan hails new UNESCO listing despite Korean qualms

Japan today celebrated the inscription of Meiji-era industrial sites on UNESCO's World Heritage list, despite initial opposition from Seoul over the use of forced Korean labourers in the early 20th century. UNESCO's World Heritage committee yesterday added 23 ...
 Business Standard1 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 Historic Yemeni city struggles to survive war, corruption  AlMonitor4 hours ago
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