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Violence threatens Egypt's cultural heritage
The Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo is struggling to rebuild after a car bomb destroyed over 100 precious artifacts.
Last updated: 26 Apr 2014 13:01 GMT
UNESCO warns of global learning crisis
UN-backed study found that 57 million children lack formal education, particularly in South and West Asia.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2014 08:47 GMT
Oldest Buddhist shrine found in Nepal
New research by archaeologists suggests Buddha might have lived two centuries earlier than previously thought.
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Last updated: 26 Nov 2013 10:04 GMT
US and Israel lose UNESCO voting rights
Both countries stopped paying the UN agency in protest over a 2011 UNESCO decision granting membership to Palestine.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2013 15:10 GMT
Afghan archaeology site faces rocky future
Ancient ruins of Mes Aynak threatened by planned Chinese mining project.
Last updated: 20 May 2013 13:08 GMT
ECOWAS call on ICC over 'war crimes' in Mali
West African body says court should probe destruction of shrines, and urges Mali to call for UN intervention in north.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2012 21:41 GMT
ECOWAS to convene Mali meeting
West African leaders aim to install unity government in Bamako, as new footage emerges of Timbuktu shrine destruction.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2012 07:00 GMT
Gulf of Guinea leaders buy their credibility
African leaders are funding expensive PR campaigns on foreign soil in order to ensure international support.
Last updated: 24 Nov 2011 11:45 GMT
Activists protest reporters held in Syria
French group defaces Syrian embassy in Paris to protest crackdown on journalists on World Press Freedom Day.
Last updated: 03 May 2011 18:02 GMT
Conflict makes millions miss school
UN report says violence and sexual abuse is robbing 28 million children of education.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2011 21:53 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
The ascent of Turkey's Ahmet Davutoglu
Are reproductive rights human rights?
Social liberalism: Hollande goes all in
Open letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
How a women-only beach split Turkish society
Riada Asimovic Akyol
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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