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Restoring Iran’s Majestic Homes in a High-Rise Era | The New York Times

Restoring Iran’s Majestic Homes in a High-Rise Era | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Houses with secluded gardens and courtyards were widely demolished to make way for glassed apartment blocks, but some Iranians are beginning to reverse the trend....

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Khiva, la ville aux portes du désert - life | Euronews

Khiva fut un centre du commerce d'esclaves, une cité effrayante, au sortir de l'éprouvante traversée du désert. Aujourd'hui c'est une ville-musée accueillant...[VIDEO]

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Tributes paid to Indian filmmaker | BBC News (Inde)

Tributes paid to Indian filmmaker | BBC News (Inde) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Tributes are paid to award-winning Indian film director K Balachander, who died in the southern city of Chennai on Tuesday...

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Les marques de plus de 100 ans d'histoire à Beijing | French-China.org

Les marques de plus de 100 ans d'histoire à Beijing | French-China.org | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Au nord-ouest de l'avenue Qianmen, Dashilar est une rue animée du district de Xuanwu. Des deux côtés de la rue, on trouve des magasins attirant un flux constant de visiteurs...

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Tesoro cultural sirio, borrado por la guerra | Ewcelsior (Mexique)

Tesoro cultural sirio, borrado por la guerra | Ewcelsior (Mexique) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Cerca de cuatro años de conflicto armado han causado la destrucción total de 24 sitios culturales en Siria, algunos de ellos considerados Patrimonio de la Humanidad por la UNESCO y entre los que figuran monumentos que...

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1.2 million year-old stone tool discovered in Turkey | Past Horizons

1.2 million year-old stone tool discovered in Turkey | Past Horizons | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Scientists have discovered the oldest recorded stone tool ever to be found in Turkey, revealing that humans passed through the gateway from Asia to Europe much earlier than previously thought, approximately 1.2 million years ago...

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Pre-historic site spotted in Nalgonda | The Hindu

Pre-historic site spotted in Nalgonda | The Hindu | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Department of Archaeology has identified a rare pre-historic period habitation near Pazzur village of Thipparthi mandal in Nalgonda district. Retired senior caretaker, A. Bhanu Murthy and Technical Assistant P...

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Vietnam preserves ethnic languages | VietNamNet

Vietnam preserves ethnic languages | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Under the glow of a winter fire in her wooden house, Ly Thi Tung holds high a brown-paper book of Mong folk songs...

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Excavation sheds light into VN history | VietNamNet

Excavation sheds light into VN history | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Experts highlight the necessity of preserving an ancient monument that represented a claim for Vietnamese independence...

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Discovery of clay seals offer evidence for the existence of biblical kings David and Solomon | Heritage Daily

Discovery of clay seals offer evidence for the existence of biblical kings David and Solomon | Heritage Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Six official clay seals found by a Mississippi State University archaeological team at a small site in Israel offer evidence that supports the existence of biblical kings David and Solomon...

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Byzantine skull shows evidence of brain surgery | The Archaeology News Network

Byzantine skull shows evidence of brain surgery | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The identification of a cut on a skull that was unearthed during the Bathonea excavations, which archaeologists have been conducting in the Küçükçekmece lake basin for the last five years, appears to reveal that brain surgery was performed 1,000...

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David y Salomón realmente existieron según investigación | La Red 21 (Uruguay)

David y Salomón realmente existieron según investigación | La Red 21 (Uruguay) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

El texto bíblico se refiere a Salomón como el tercer y último monarca del reino unido de Israel...

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‘Ardor,’ by Roberto Calasso | The New York Times

‘Ardor,’ by Roberto Calasso | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Roberto Calasso delves into the enigmatic web of ritual and myth that defined the ancient Vedic world...

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Long Island: World War II Sex Slaves Bear Witness | The New York Times

Long Island: World War II Sex Slaves Bear Witness | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Survivors who were forced into “comfort stations” for the Japanese military during World War II give their accounts in an exhibition compiled by Chang-Jin Lee at Stony Brook University...

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Santa's real workshop: the town in China that makes the world's Christmas decorations | The Guardian

Santa's real workshop: the town in China that makes the world's Christmas decorations | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Inside the ‘Christmas village’ of Yiwu, there’s no snow and no elves, just 600 factories that produce 60% of all the decorations in the world...

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Christmas nativity scenes by the street gangs of Timor Leste | The Guardian

Christmas nativity scenes by the street gangs of Timor Leste | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


Gang members in Dili, the capital of Timor Leste, have a reputation for antisocial behaviour and martial arts but say community work like this is their true focus Continue reading... [Portfolio]

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Historia arruinada en Siria | La Prensa (Nicaragua)

Historia arruinada en Siria | La Prensa (Nicaragua) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

290 lugares con importancia cultural han sido dañados por la guerra civil desde marzo de 2011, según el Instituto de Formación e Investigación de Naciones Unidas...

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290 Heritage Sites Damaged By War In Syria | The Huffington Post

290 Heritage Sites Damaged By War In Syria | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Satellite imagery indicate that 290 cultural heritage sites in Syria, whose history stretches back to the dawn of civilization, have been damaged by its ongoing civil war, the United Nations' training and research arm ...

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Près de 300 sites historiques gravement endommagés par la guerre en Syrie | Le Monde

Près de 300 sites historiques gravement endommagés par la guerre en Syrie | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Près de 300 sites du patrimoine culturel syrien ont été détruits, endommagés ou pillés en plus de trois ans de guerre, notamment à Alep ou Palmyre, selon un rapport alarmant (au format PDF) de l'Organisation des nations unies basé sur des images satellite. « Des régions comme Alep, où le peuplement remonte à sept mille ans, Damas, le krak des Chevaliers, Rakka et Palmyre ont subi d'importants dégâts », indique mardi l'Institut des nations unies pour la formation et la recherche (Unitar). ...


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The Week Ahead: ‘The Language of Xu Bing’ Opens at Los Angeles County Museum of Art

The Week Ahead: ‘The Language of Xu Bing’ Opens at Los Angeles County Museum of Art | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Chinese conceptual artist Xu Bing often gets his inspiration from language and the printed word...

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Ancient Made-in-Vietnam sundial | VietNamNet

Ancient Made-in-Vietnam sundial | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The design of a solar clock in Bac Lieu Province, in south Vietnam, is unlike any other sundial in the world...

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The site of ancient Sizhou city rediscovered | The Archaeology News Network

The site of ancient Sizhou city rediscovered | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


Chinese archaeologists have completed excavating the site of the ancient city of Sizhou in Xuyi county in East China's Jiangsu province...

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Satellite images reveal plight of six Syrian sites | The Archaeology News Network

Satellite images reveal plight of six Syrian sites | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Four of six major archaeological sites in Syria have been heavily looted and damaged, according to a AAAS analysis of high-resolution satellite images that documents the extent of the destruction...

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Entrance to King Herod the Great's palace unearthed | The Archaeology News Network

Entrance to King Herod the Great's palace unearthed | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Hebrew University of Jerusalem archaeologists have unearthed a unique royal entryway to the Herodian Hilltop Palace...

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Syria's ancient sites were already damaged by war. Now they’re being looted. | The Washington Post

Syria's ancient sites were already damaged by war. Now they’re being looted. | The Washington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Mesopotamian city and chapel with early images of Jesus among plundered Syrian heritage...

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Westchester: A Review of Two Exhibitions in Katonah on the Culture of Japan | The New York Times

Westchester: A Review of Two Exhibitions in Katonah on the Culture of Japan | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

“Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor” and “Antique Kimono From the Alexander Collection,” at the Katonah Museum of Art, are unrelated but strangely compatible exhibitions that explore the contradictions permeating Japan’s culture...

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