The 3,500-year old clay tablet was looted from an Iraqi museum during the 1991 Gulf War.
Arts and Culture
Puppets, artists and an Algerian father-and-son team bringing creative joy to their community.
Taliban allows the National Museum of Afghanistan to reopen, showcasing the country’s ‘rich history’.
Pavilion organisers hope visitors see a ‘positive image’ of Palestine while promoting economic and tourism opportunities
Artist and activist Ai Weiwei and abstract sculptor Anish Kapoor on the changing role of art in today’s world.
Centuries-old sculpture of two Hindu gods has been reinstalled in Kathmandu nearly 40 years after it was stolen.
New centre in Havana celebrates the life of the late Cuban leader as the island faces a growing economic crisis.
Dying to Divorce has been chosen as the UK’s entry for the Best International Feature Film category at Academy Awards.
In his seven-hour documentary on the band’s infamous 1969 sessions, Peter Jackson took a sad song and made it better.
Afghan pavilion in Dubai was empty due to the Afghan political crisis before a private collector was asked to step in.
An Ethiopian archbishop keeps the ancient craft of parchment bookmaking alive, but he needs a supply of goat skins.
Heritage activists try to bring home some of the thousands of items whisked out over decades from the Himalayan country.
Munawar Faruqui announces retirement after right-wing Hindu groups force cancellation of nearly 12 shows in two months.
Sondheim, renowned for musicals including West Side Story and Sweeney Todd, died at home in Connecticut.