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A portal into Syria's civil war | The National (Abu Dhabi)

A portal into Syria's civil war | The National (Abu Dhabi) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

It is a wonder that director Mohamad Malas was able to film Ladder to Damascus at all, let alone secure its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) this week...

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Chinese woodcuts highlight ancient printing | The Archaeology News Network

Chinese woodcuts highlight ancient printing | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Ancient books are today rare, but even rarer are those wooden blocks used to print books hundreds of years ago...

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Foundation of noted palace discovered in Isfahan | The Archaeology News Network

Foundation of noted palace discovered in Isfahan | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Iranian archaeologists report that the foundation of the 250-year-old Jahan Nama Castle, described in texts of the era as a recreation site, has been found...

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Accessible ancient Chamorro village found in Guam; some fear it will block U.S. base bringing jobs | The Japan Times

Accessible ancient Chamorro village found in Guam; some fear it will block U.S. base bringing jobs | The Japan Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A recent rediscovery of an ancient village has drawn American and international anthropology students to Guam’s Ritidian area to search for more clues about what ...

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OcEo-Ba The recognised as special national relic | VietNamNet

OcEo-Ba The recognised as special national relic | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The announcement ceremony was held in OcEotownship, Thoai Son district on June 27...

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'Shunga' show hopes to open Japanese eyes to 'taboo' Edo erotic woodblocks prints | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon)

'Shunga' show hopes to open Japanese eyes to 'taboo' Edo erotic woodblocks prints | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Following a massively successful run at the British Museum, a major exhibition of “shunga” is coming home, with organizers hoping to eradicate the stigma attached to the erotic ukiyoe woodblock prints...

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Les plus vieilles photos de Wuhan, par Paul Champion en 1865 | French China

Les plus vieilles photos de Wuhan, par Paul Champion en 1865 | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Les historiens chinois pensaient depuis longtemps que les plus vieilles photos existantes de la ville de Wuhan étaient celles de la tour de la Grue jaune (Huanghelou) prises par le voyageur britannique John Thomson en 1871...

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Where Young Girls Are Worshipped as Living Goddesses | National Geographic

Where Young Girls Are Worshipped as Living Goddesses | National Geographic | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Worship of the Kumari, Living Goddesses who represent the divine, has increased post-earthquake to make amends for offending Mother Earth...

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Stone tools from Jordan point to dawn of division of labor | Heritage Daily

Stone tools from Jordan point to dawn of division of labor | Heritage Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Thousands of stone tools from the early Upper Paleolithic, unearthed from a cave in Jordan, reveal clues about how humans may have started organizing into more complex social groups by planning tasks...

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Bamiyan Buddhas rise again... in 3-D | The Archaeology News Network

Bamiyan Buddhas rise again... in 3-D | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


Residents of Bamiyan got a rare opportunity over the weekend: a chance to once again see giant Buddhas that have been piles of rubble for over a decade...

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Famed Syria mosaic museum damaged in barrel bombing | The Archaeology News Network

Famed Syria mosaic museum damaged in barrel bombing | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Syria's best-known mosaic museum in the northern rebel-held town of Maaret al-Numan has been seriously damaged in a regime barrel bomb attack, according to archaeological experts...

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Rare sculptures discovered at Hampi | The Archaeology News Network

Rare sculptures discovered at Hampi | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

It was a trek up Gandha Madana hill that led to T.M. Keshava, former Superintending Archaeologist, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), and his team discovering some rare rock sculptures at Hampi...

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Lothal, 4,400-year-old `City of Dead', being killed slowly | The Archaeology News Network

Lothal, 4,400-year-old `City of Dead', being killed slowly | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The vestiges of Lothal -a city dating back to the 4,400-year-old Harappan civilization -are being obliterated. The city, which lies only 74 km from here, has no guards to protect it. So it is common to see people stealing bits of history ...

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'Novelists can be agents of social change' | Times of India

'Novelists can be agents of social change' | Times of India | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Her new book A Star Called Lucky is an engaging read. We caught up with the author for an exclusive interaction on her ideas behind building strong characters...

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Call for exploration of archaeological sites in northern Pakistan | The Archaeology News Network

Call for exploration of archaeological sites in northern Pakistan | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeology is a gateway to the past of any nation, and unexplored sites in the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) regions hold great educational and tourism potential...

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2,000-year-old marble dolphin surfaces near Gaza | The Archaeology News Network

2,000-year-old marble dolphin surfaces near Gaza | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

You would think that 12 miles inland from the Mediterranean Sea is the last place to find a dolphin clutching a fish between its jaws...

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Possible remnants of Tokyo home of novelist Natsume Soseki have been found | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon)

Possible remnants of Tokyo home of novelist Natsume Soseki have been found | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Stones that could be part of the foundation of the final home of renowned novelist Natsume Soseki, which was destroyed in a U.S. air raid during World War II, have been found in Tokyo...

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Great master of Vietnamese traditional music Tran Van Khe passed away | VietNamNet

Great master of Vietnamese traditional music Tran Van Khe passed away | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Professor Tran Van Khe, the grand old master of Vietnamese traditional music passed away on June 24 in Gia Dinh Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City at the ripe old age of 94...

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Expo : Beijing voilà plus de 3000 ans | French China

Expo : Beijing voilà plus de 3000 ans | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Si Beijing est aujourd'hui une ville bien organisée, où se côtoient modernité et tradition, vous êtes-vous déjà demandé à quoi elle ressemblait il y a plus de 3000 ans ?...

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Islamic State blows up two mausoleums in Palmyra | The Archaeology News Network

Islamic State blows up two mausoleums in Palmyra | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Islamic State militants have destroyed two historic mausoleums in Palmyra, Syria's top antiquities official said Wednesday, raising fears that the extremists could next target the town's famed Roman ruins...

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New exhibition reveals experiences of India's Dalit community | Art Daily

New exhibition reveals experiences of India's Dalit community | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A powerful new exhibition, Broken lives: Slavery in modern India, opening on 26 June 2015 at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool, provides a glimpse into the experiences of India’s Dalit community...

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Chinese museum to highlight Taiwanese fight against Japanese rule | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon)

Chinese museum to highlight Taiwanese fight against Japanese rule | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A museum here that is a stronghold of the Chinese Communist Party’s historical education on China’s war against Japan is building a pavilion themed on Taiwanese residents’ resistance to Japanese rule...

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Archaeologists discover Emperor Yao's capital | The Archaeology News Network

Archaeologists discover Emperor Yao's capital | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The first kingdom with the name China was located in Shanxi province at a site that traces its history back 4,200 years, archaeologists announced on Thursday...

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Early Christian mosaic floor unearthed in Nazareth | The Archaeology News Network

Early Christian mosaic floor unearthed in Nazareth | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A mosaic floor that appears to be from one of the earliest churches in the history of Christianity was uncovered recently in Nazareth, Israel, at the Church of the Annunciation (Greek Orthodox) by a team of archaeologists led by Professor Richard...

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Islamic State plant explosives at ancient Palmyra | The Archaeology News Network

Islamic State plant explosives at ancient Palmyra | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Members of the Islamic State extremist group have planted explosives in the ruins of the ancient central Syrian city of Palmyra, a monitoring group said Sunday...

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Don’t let nuclear disaster be forgotten like great Fukushima monk | The Asahi Shimbun

Don’t let nuclear disaster be forgotten like great Fukushima monk | The Asahi Shimbun | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A chance to visit a historic Buddhist temple in this northeastern village and learn about a great monk underscored the importance of passing down the history of the Fukushima nuclear disaster correctly to future...

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