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Martial artist fighting for ancient culture | VietNamNet

Martial artist fighting for ancient culture | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A famous master of Vietnamese martial arts,
living in the central coastal province of Phu Yen, has dedicated his
life to discovering and preserving antiquities that originate from his
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Excavations show Harappan site died as Saraswati river dried | The Archaeology News Network

Excavations show Harappan site died as Saraswati river dried | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Indus Valley civilisation, popularly known as Harappan civilisation, has been a puzzle for several decades now...

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Islamic State fighters enter Palmyra museum: Syria antiquities chief Mamoun Abdulkarim | Art Daily

Islamic State fighters enter Palmyra museum: Syria antiquities chief Mamoun Abdulkarim | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Islamic State group fighters have entered the museum in the historic Syrian city of Palmyra, placing guards at its doors, the country's antiquities director Mamoun Abdulkarim said Saturday...

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Syrie: Daech fait flotter son drapeau sur le musée de Palmyre | The Huffington Post

Syrie: Daech fait flotter son drapeau sur le musée de Palmyre | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

L'image est hautement symbolique. Le drapeau noir de Daech (ou Etat islamique) flotte désormais sur le musée de la célèbre cité antique de Palmyre, planté sur le toit de la citadelle mamelouk du 13ème siècle...

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Ancient Buddhist arts from Asia on display at Art Gallery of Greater Victoria | Art Daily

Ancient Buddhist arts from Asia on display at Art Gallery of Greater Victoria | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria is showcasing two-thousand years of Buddhist art, creating a stunning portrait of one of the world’s great religions...

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A golden makeover for an ancient Hindu temple | Archaeology News Network

A golden makeover for an ancient Hindu temple | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The ancient Sri Parthasarathy Swamy temple, one of the 108 Divya Desams (holy shrines of  Vaishnavites), is being restored to its ancient glory, just as it was when it was raised in the eighth century...

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Treasures from the National Museum, New Delhi celebrated at the National Gallery of Australia | Art Daily

Treasures from the National Museum, New Delhi celebrated at the National Gallery of Australia | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Today the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra opened The story of Rama: Indian Miniatures from the National Museum, New Delhi, the first major initiative under the Australia-India Memorandum of Understanding on Arts and Culture...

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Exhibition: The soul of traditional Do paper | VietNamNet Bridge

Exhibition: The soul of traditional Do paper | VietNamNet Bridge | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Following the success of Hanji Meets Vietnam Exhibition, Zo Project is introducing Do paper (made from the bark of Rhamnoneuron balansae) through the “Hon Do” (Soul of Do) exhibition...

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Les manuscrits sauvés de Mossoul en Irak | Le Monde

Les manuscrits sauvés de Mossoul en Irak | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Les Archives nationales à Paris présentent ces documents uniques, datant du XIIIe au XIXe siècles, jamais montrés...

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A makeover for Karachi: Artists breathe life into city’s walls, replace hate with love | The Express Tribune (Pakistan)

A makeover for Karachi: Artists breathe life into city’s walls, replace hate with love | The Express Tribune (Pakistan) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

KARACHI: For a city whose walls are spattered with political slogans, hate graffiti and dubious advertisements of faith healers, quacks and weight-loss products, a group of artists have a makeover in mind...

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De rares manuscrits irakiens exposés aux Archives nationales | Archimag

De rares manuscrits irakiens exposés aux Archives nationales | Archimag | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

| Plusieurs documents d’archives ont été sauvés des destructions menées par l’Etat islamique à Mossoul. Ils sont exposés jusqu’au 24 août aux Archives nationales...

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ISIS Fighters Seize Control of Syrian City of Palmyra, and Ancient Ruins | The New York Times

ISIS Fighters Seize Control of Syrian City of Palmyra, and Ancient Ruins | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Islamic State militants have already destroyed historical sites and sold off artifacts in other cities, and people fear they may do the same to the famous ruins in Palmyra...

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Isis seizes Palmyra: Live updates as Unesco World Heritage site 'falls to Islamic State' | The Independent

Isis seizes Palmyra: Live updates as Unesco World Heritage site 'falls to Islamic State' | The Independent | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Isis militants have reportedly seized part of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, a Unesco World Heritage site...

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Iranian cartoonist could face years in prison for image depicting politicians as monkeys | The Washington Post

Iranian cartoonist could face years in prison for image depicting politicians as monkeys | The Washington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

On Tuesday, Atena Farghadani is due to go on trial in Iran. If found guilty of the crimes she is alleged to have committed, the 28-year-old could face years in prison.What are those crimes?...

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Sotheby's Beijing Spring Sale 2015 offers nearly 90 Modern and Contemporary art works | Art Daily

Sotheby's Beijing Spring Sale 2015 offers nearly 90 Modern and Contemporary art works | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Sotheby’s announces its Beijing Modern and Contemporary Chinese Art Spring Sale to take place on 2 June 2015 at China World Summit Wing. The sale will bring to the market nearly 90 artworks available for preview from 31 May to 2 June 2015...

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How Iraqi friar Najeeb Michaeel saved ancient Christian manuscripts from Islamic State | Art Daily

How Iraqi friar Najeeb Michaeel saved ancient Christian manuscripts from Islamic State | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Bullets whistled overhead, a black Islamic State flag flapping in the distance, but all Friar Najeeb Michaeel could think of as he fled the jihadists was how to save hundreds of ancient Iraqi manuscripts in his possession...

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CHINA 8: NRW-Forum Düsseldorf exhibits the work of 35 Chinese artists | Art Daily

CHINA 8: NRW-Forum Düsseldorf exhibits the work of 35 Chinese artists | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Within its spacious exhibition premises, the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf is presenting an overview of the CHINA 8 exhibition, which is spread across eight cities along the Rhine and the Ruhr...

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Rare discovery pushes back Iron Age in India | Archaeology News Network

Rare discovery pushes back Iron Age in India | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Iron Age may have come into existence in Telangana much before the rest of the world. At least that's the conclusion reached by archaeologists excavating the University of Hyderabad campus who found iron artefacts dating back to roughly 2,200 BC...

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Ancient shipyard used by Admiral Zheng He may lie beneath construction site | Archaeology News Network

Ancient shipyard used by Admiral Zheng He may lie beneath construction site | Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Experts estimate that a construction site in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, where hundreds of shipbuilding tools have been unearthed, contains the remains of a shipyard that built vessels for one of China's greatest navigators, Zheng He...

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Ethnic minority children through lens of local photographer | VietNamNet Bridge

Ethnic minority children through lens of local photographer | VietNamNet Bridge | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The life of ethnic minority children in mountainous areas have been vividly reflected through photos taken by photographer Tran Binh An...

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Korean choreographer brings local legend to dance stage | VietNamNet Bridge

Korean choreographer brings local legend to dance stage | VietNamNet Bridge | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Chun Yoo Oh, also known as Madame Chun who is a Korean businesswoman and a dancing professor as well, will join hands with the HCMC Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera to revive the legend of Vietnam...

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Sculpture in clay & moulding | The Nation (Pakistan)

Sculpture in clay & moulding | The Nation (Pakistan) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


Artist takes part in a 10-day sculpture in clay & moulding, casting in plaster workshop at National Art Gallery, Islamabad.
Artist takes part in a 10-day sculpture in clay & moulding, casting in plaster workshop at National Art Gallery, Islamabad...

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La yourte traditionnelle de l'ethnie kazakh | French China

La yourte traditionnelle de l'ethnie kazakh | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Le 16 mai, des bergers du village de Xishan à Hami, dans la région du Xinjiang, sont en train de construire une yourte qui devra être à la fois confortable et facile à déménager...

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Agatha Christie's little-known Syrian memoir to be republished | The Guardian

Agatha Christie's little-known Syrian memoir to be republished | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Come, Tell Me How You Live recounts travels with her archaeologist husband after the second world war and features little-seen photographs Agatha Christie is best known as the ingenious plotter of scores of murder mysteries, but the queen of crime...

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Palmyre: la cité antique comme vous ne la verrez peut-être plus jamais après sa prise par Daech | The Huffington Post

Palmyre: la cité antique comme vous ne la verrez peut-être plus jamais après sa prise par Daech | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Les jihadistes du groupe Etat islamique (EI) se sont emparés mercredi de la quasi-totalité de la cité antique de Palmyre, marquant un nouveau point contre le régime syrien et suscitant l'inquiétude pour ses trésors archéologiques...

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ISIS Captures Parts Of Ancient Syrian City Of Palmyra | The Huffington Post

ISIS Captures Parts Of Ancient Syrian City Of Palmyra | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

BEIRUT (AP) -- Islamic State militants seized parts of the ancient town of Palmyra in central Syria on Wednesday after fierce clashes with government troops, renewing fears the extremist group would destroy the priceless archaeological site if it...

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