Showing posts with label cultural heritage. Show all posts
Showing posts with label cultural heritage. Show all posts

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Germany hands over 22 artifacts looted by British colonists to Nigeria

Nigeria on Tuesday received 22 looted artifacts

Nigeria on Tuesday received 22 looted artifacts from the German government, as part of the official repatriation of 1,130 Benin bronzes taken away by European countries from the West African country over 120 years ago.

Thursday, December 8, 2022

UN says illicit trafficking in cultural property harms Africa's identity

UN says illicit trafficking in cultural property harms Africa's identity

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) said Wednesday the illicit trafficking in cultural property harms Africa's identity.

Friday, January 21, 2022

Italy Proposes To Include Espresso In UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List - UrduPoint


The Italian Agriculture Ministry has submitted an application for recognition of Italian espresso as an intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO, Deputy Agriculture Minister Gian Marco Centinaio said on Friday.

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Greeks celebrate Chinese New Year in Athens

Chinese New Year in Athens
Greeks joined their Chinese friends living in Athens on Saturday in celebrations ahead of the Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, sending warm wishes to China for a prosperous and peaceful year.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Israel's Reaction to UNESCO Jerusalem Resolution 'Overly Emotional'

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov called the Israeli reaction on a UNESCO resolution dismissing the ties of the Jewish people to the Temple Mount "overly emotional."

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

UNESCO adopts anti-Israel resolution on al-Aqsa Mosque

Palestinian leaders have welcomed a decision by the United Nations cultural agency to adopt a resolution on occupied East Jerusalem that sharply criticises Israeli policies around the al-Aqsa Mosque compound, while Israel says it ignores Jewish ties to the key holy site.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

China-Europe Civilization Dialogue: Chinese, Greek leaders vow to deepen cooperation

Senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official Liu Yunshan met with Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos in Athens on Tuesday, agreeing to deepen cooperation between the two countries at various levels and respect each other's core interests.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Riders on the plateau: Tibetans gather for horse festival

Thundering across the vast Himalayan plateau in their traditional finery, Tibetan horsemen gather for an annual riding festival which is a colorful feast for the eyes.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

US delegation visits Cuba to increase cultural bond

A delegation representing US President Barack Obama's arts and humanities committee began a four-day visit to Cuba on Monday as a sign of further rapprochement between the two countries and their common will to boost cultural exchanges.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

China to clear out foreign, bizarre geographical names

China will stem irregularities in naming the country's roads, bridges, buildings, and residential compounds, targeting arbitrary uses of foreign and bizarre names, said an official in charge of the ongoing survey of geographical names.

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Germany Warns Saudia Arabia Against Financing Radicalism Abroad

German Vice Chancellor and SPD leader Sigmar Gabriel warned the Gulf state against financing religious extremists in his country and called for a decisive approach against radical mosques, German media reported.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...