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.
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.
BAGHDAD: A video of jihadists in Iraq gleefully smashing ancient statues to pieces with sledgehammers sparked global outrage and fears Friday that more of the world's oldest heritage will be destroyed.