The decision recognises the importance of the central Myanmar site — which includes more than 3,500 stupas, temples, monasteries and other structures built between the 11th and 13th centuries — and will likely be a boon to Myanmar’s tourist industry.
Dr Farouk El Baz, Egyptian astronomer and geologist and President of the Board of Directors of the Arab International Investor Forum, has honoured Ahmed Bin Mohammed Al Jarwan, President of the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace,
Ukraine's culture ministry is due this month to submit an application to the United Nations cultural body Unesco to list borscht -- the traditional beetroot and cabbage dish -- as an intangible part of the country's cultural heritage.
Egypt's antiquities ministry announced Sunday the discovery of 14 sarcophagi in the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo that had lain buried for 2,500 years.
Once proclaimed a “moderate democrat,” Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has become an immoderate autocrat bent on boosting his personal power both at home and abroad.
Yemen’s city of Shibam is at high risk of collapse due to floods and rains in the region. The city is called the ‘Manhattan of the Desert’ because of its ancient muddy skyscrapers.
The UNESCO declared World Heritage Site, Machu Picchu, has reopened to tourists on Sunday after a long lockdown due to the on-going coronavirus pandemic.
The coffins, or sarcophagi, include the first dating back to the New Kingdom to be found at Saqqara, a Unesco World Heritage Site.
Hundreds of tourists clambered up Australia’s Uluru on Friday, the day before a permanent ban on climbing the sacred rock takes effect following a decades-long fight by indigenous people to close the trek.