A Turkish ancient temple site in southeastern Anatolia was given UNESCO World Heritage status on Sunday, the UN agency announced at a meeting in the Bahraini capital Manama. Named Gobekli Tepe (Potbelly Hill), the site is the world's…
Medina Azahara, a medieval Arab Muslim town near the Spanish city of Cordoba, was added to UNESCO's list of World Heritage sites.
ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Tuesday said that Pakistan was keen to expand cooperation with China in the field of film, media, culture and heritage. "Pakistan cherishes its unique…
WARSAW: The people of Eritrea have long said their capital Asmara is like no other city in Africa, and on Saturday the UN agreed, designating it a World Heritage site. The proclamation ends a long-running quest by Eritrean authorities to…
BAGHDAD: A wetland in southeast Iraq, thought to be the biblical Garden of Eden and almost completely drained during Saddam Hussein's rule, has become a UNESCO world heritage site, Iraqi authorities said on Sunday.
KABUL: The world community has yet to find an adequate response to cultural destruction as shown by the deliberate wrecking of ancient sites in Syria and Mali by Islamist radicals, the head of the UN's cultural organization said.
GLASGOW: A man named Hamza Yousaf, with his origins in Pakistan, on Thursday took oath as Member of Scottish Parliament (MSP) in Urdu.
LAHORE: Describing the reported move to destroy a part of the GPO building in Lahore for the Orange Train project as vandalism compounded by arrogance, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called upon the Punjab government to…
KATHMANDU: Reduced to piles of rubble and splintered wood, Nepal's rich cultural heritage has suffered a devastating blow from a massive earthquake that tore through the country, experts said Sunday.
18 April World Heritage is the shared wealth of humankind. Protecting and preserving this valuable asset demands the collective efforts of the international community.