UNESCO says the African film industry has great potential, but the lack of infrastructure like one cinema screen per 787,402 people makes it a laggard.
Bursa, the birthplace of the Ottoman Empire, was elected as the 2022 Cultural Capital of the Turkic World by the International Organization of Turkic Culture on 16 September 2021.
Amid protests by Palestinians, Israel started a renovation project that will result in the seizure of the religious site split between Jews and Muslims.
Court ruling comes after UNESCO confirmed that the prehistoric site would be added to its "in danger" list and warned it could lose its World Heritage Site status.
Arslantepe, an archaeological site in Malatya, Turkey dating back to 6th millennium BCE, boasts an adobe palace and the earliest swords in the world.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has warned Australia about the condition of the Great Barrier Reef with “the utmost concern and regret,” and plans to reevaluate in 2022.
Hima in the southwest is home to rock inscriptions that are thousands of years old.
UN’s cultural agency cited concerns over construction of buildings and a proposed football stadium that will change the landscape of the English city that gave birth to The Beatles.
Around the world, performing arts, employing millions of people, have taken a big hit because of the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdowns that followed its emergence. They are staging a comeback in these uncertain times.
The world body cites "improvements towards its conservation state" in its decision to remove Salonga, Africa's largest protected rainforest that is home to several endangered species, from the UNESCO list of threatened sites.
Brooklyn Museum in New York City returns a collection of 1,305 artefacts, some older than 2,000 years, to Costa Rica, which were looted by Tycoon Minor Keith in the 19th or early 20th century.
Kiev marks 35th anniversary of the world's worst nuclear accident while releasing a cache of archive documents suggesting that Soviet authorities hushed up at least three accidents at the plant in 1982 and 1984.
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