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Fire destroys Japan's World Heritage-listed...

Fire destroys Japan's World Heritage-listed...

East Asia

Thu, Oct 31 2019

The wooden castle, once a palace and cultural heart of the Ryukyu Kingdom which flourished from the 15th...

Taj Mahal ticket price hiked fivefold...

Taj Mahal ticket price hiked fivefold...

World

Mon, Dec 10 2018

Experts say the huge flow of people is causing irreversible damage to the marble floor, walls and...

The Sundarbans to get four new tourist...

The Sundarbans to get four new tourist...

Travel

Mon, Oct 1 2018

This has been decided to accomodate growing tourism at the UNESCO World Heritage Site

US, Israel quit UN heritage agency citing...

US, Israel quit UN heritage agency citing...

World

Fri, Oct 13 2017

The withdrawal of US, who is meant to provide a fifth of Unesco's funding, is a major blow for the Paris-based...

Floods in Assam kill 40, endanger rare...

Floods in Assam kill 40, endanger rare...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 13 2017

The 430sq km Kaziranga National Park is home to the world's largest number of the one-horned rhinoceros,...

Japan's women-ban island gets Unesco...

Japan's women-ban island gets Unesco...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Jul 10 2017

Unesco status will give Okinoshima access to funds for its upkeep, but some nearby residents have voiced...

Q&A: What is the Hebron row?

Q&A: What is the Hebron row?

World Tribune

Sun, Jul 9 2017

In 1994, Israeli-American Baruch Goldstein opened fire on Muslims praying at the site, killing 29

Fresh violence hits Darjeeling, 2...

Fresh violence hits Darjeeling, 2...

South Asia

Sun, Jul 9 2017

The protesters torched Sonada railway station, a Unesco-listed heritage site, while sporadic incidents...

Unesco declares Hebron shrine...

Unesco declares Hebron shrine...

Middle East

Fri, Jul 7 2017

Hebron is the largest Palestinian city in the occupied West Bank with a population of some 200,000. About...

38 million pieces of plastic waste found...

38 million pieces of plastic waste found...

World

Tue, May 16 2017

The island is located about halfway between New Zealand and Chile and is recognised as a Unesco world...

The city of mosques

The city of mosques

Heritage

Sat, Sep 24 2016

Bagerhat is home to about 300 splendid mosques