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Preserving languages: Urdu’s importance discussed at dictionary launch | The Express Tribune (Pakistan)

Preserving languages: Urdu’s importance discussed at dictionary launch | The Express Tribune (Pakistan) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

ISLAMABAD: 
For the survival of hundreds of years of aesthetic beauty hidden in the Urdu language, it is important that Pakistanis and other Urdu speakers have a serious discussion about how they want to treat the language...

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Earning their keep, workers start 1st renovation of Aomori castle in 100 years | The Asahi Shimbun

Earning their keep, workers start 1st renovation of Aomori castle in 100 years | The Asahi Shimbun | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

HIROSAKI, Aomori Prefecture--Workers have started the painstaking task of moving the 400-ton tower of Hirosaki Castle to clear the way for the first full restoration of its stone base in a century...

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Cultural giants sing praises of new generation of student activists | The Asahi Shimbun

Cultural giants sing praises of new generation of student activists | The Asahi Shimbun | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

TOKUSHIMA--Buddhist monk and writer Jakucho Setouchi and filmmaker Yoji Yamada, both influential heavyweights in popular culture, have hailed the new wave of student political activists...

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IS 'blows up Palmyra tower tombs' | BBC

IS 'blows up Palmyra tower tombs' | BBC | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Islamic State (IS) militants continue their destruction of the ancient Syrian site of Palmyra by blowing up three funerary towers...

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Imperial bronze bell from the Hearst Collection to lead Sotheby's Chinese Art Sale | Art Daily

Imperial bronze bell from the Hearst Collection to lead Sotheby's Chinese Art Sale | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it


The bi-annual New York sale of Important Chinese Art on 15 - 16 September will be led by extraordinarily rare Imperial Bronze Bell made for the court of the Qianlong emperor...

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Isis blows up three ancient tower tombs as destruction in Palmyra continues | The Independent

Isis blows up three ancient tower tombs as destruction in Palmyra continues | The Independent | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Isis has blown up three 2,000-year-old Syrian tower tombs in the latest destruction of ancient artefacts in the region...

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À Palmyre, Daech fait exploser trois tours funéraires | The Huffington Post

À Palmyre, Daech fait exploser trois tours funéraires | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Le groupe extrémiste Etat islamique (EI) a fait exploser trois des célèbres tours funéraires du site antique de Palmyre dans le désert syrien, a annoncé à l'AFP le chef des Antiquités syriennes Mammoun Abdelkarim...

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Islamic State militants blow up Palmyra’s ancient tower tombs: Syria’s antiquities chief | The Express Tribune (Pakistan)

Islamic State militants blow up Palmyra’s ancient tower tombs: Syria’s antiquities chief | The Express Tribune (Pakistan) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

DAMASCUS: Islamic State has blown up three ancient tower tombs in Palmyra built between the years 44 and 103 AD, Syria’s antiquities chief said on Friday, having also destroyed two ancient temples at the site in central Syria in the last few weeks...

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Siria: Estado Islámico destruye otro importante templo en Palmira | La Mula (Pérou)

Siria: Estado Islámico destruye otro importante templo en Palmira | La Mula (Pérou) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Según información del Observatorio Sirio para los Derechos Humanos , Estado Islámico ha dañado significativamente el templo de Bel , uno de los patrimonios más representativos de la ciudad de Palmira, en el centro de Siria...

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Syrie. Images satellite de Palmyre : le temple de Baal a été détruit Courrier International

Syrie. Images satellite de Palmyre : le temple de Baal a été détruit Courrier International | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

L’organisation Etat islamique avait annoncé le 30 août avoir détruit une partie du temple de Baal, l’un des joyaux de la cité syrienne antique de Palmyre. Les images satellite diffusées par l’ONU ce 31 août le confirment...

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500-year-old miniature document top attraction at Madinah exhibition | Arab News

500-year-old miniature document top attraction at Madinah exhibition | Arab News | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

JEDDAH: The King Abdul Aziz Foundation will put on display next week a 500-year-old miniature manuscript, according to the SPA...

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Iranian epic 'Muhammad' aims to change Islam's image | Art Daily

Iranian epic 'Muhammad' aims to change Islam's image | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The award-winning director of Iran's most expensive ever film, "Muhammad", says he hopes it will improve Islam's "violent image", but the religious epic risks angering many Muslims despite not showing the prophet's face...

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Destruction des vestiges de Palmyre : « La sauvagerie de l’EI est totale » | Le Monde

Destruction des vestiges de Palmyre : « La sauvagerie de l’EI est totale » | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Le directeur des musées de Syrie ne se résigne pas à la disparition de l’un des grands foyers culturels de l’antiquité...

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Palmyra, the ancient pearl of Syria's desert | Art Daily

Palmyra, the ancient pearl of Syria's desert | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Palmyra, the ancient Syrian city that has fallen to the Islamic State jihadist group, has withstood the last 2,000 years with its immaculate temples and colonnaded streets...

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Daech fait exploser trois tours funéraires à Palmyre | Le Figaro

Daech fait exploser trois tours funéraires à Palmyre | Le Figaro | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

EN IMAGES / INFOGRAPHIE - Le groupe djihadiste Etat islamique vient à nouveau de dynamiter des tombeaux antiques dans le désert syrien. L'information a été confirmée par le chef des Antiquités syriennes Maamoun Abdelkarim...

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Afghan artist paints Kabul's walls of war to help heal city | CBC (Canada)

Afghan artist paints Kabul's walls of war to help heal city | CBC (Canada) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

For Kabir Mokamel, an artist who returned to Kabul four years ago, the city's blast walls present the perfect canvas for transforming not only how the city looks, but how its residents think about themselves, each other, their environment, and...

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Magnificent painting by Ike Taiga leads Bonhams Japanese Art Sale in New York | Art Daily

Magnificent painting by Ike Taiga leads Bonhams Japanese Art Sale in New York | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

An important handscroll with an unbroken line of provenance since it was first commissioned in 1775 leads Bonhams Japanese Art sale in New York on 15 September...

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Israel Antiquities Authority recovers unique ancient sarcophagus hidden by contractors | Art Daily

Israel Antiquities Authority recovers unique ancient sarcophagus hidden by contractors | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Israeli authorities have recovered a Roman-era sarcophagus that construction workers sought to hide after digging it up at a building site, officials said Thursday...

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Fleur Pellerin veut faire renaître Palmyre avec la 3D | Le Figaro

Fleur Pellerin veut faire renaître Palmyre avec la 3D | Le Figaro | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

La ministre de la Culture va lancer une plate-forme collaborative et mettre en place un plan de numérisation des patrimoines irakien et syrien. Des milliers de photos et d'archives pourraient être récoltées...

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Syria: ISIS Destroys More Ancient Artifacts In Palmyra | The Huffington Post

Syria: ISIS Destroys More Ancient Artifacts In Palmyra | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

DAMASCUS, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Islamic State has blown up three ancient tower tombs in the city of Palmyra, Syria's antiquities chief said on Friday, continuing the destruction of a World Heritage site that UNESCO has condemned as a war crime...

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A Palmyre, le grand temple de Baal a été détruit | Le Monde

A Palmyre, le grand temple de Baal a été détruit | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Après le petit temple de Baalshamin, l’Etat islamique s’est attaqué au sanctuaire principal de l’antique cité syrienne...

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WorldViews: U.N. satellite photos confirm destruction of Palmyra’s Temple of Bel | The Washington Post

WorldViews: U.N. satellite photos confirm destruction of Palmyra’s Temple of Bel | The Washington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Satellite images released by the United Nations appeared to confirm the destruction of the famous Temple of Bel, one of the most important structures in the 2,000-year-old archaeological complex at Palmyra, which is now controlled by the jihadists...

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Chinese paintings and works of art rich in symbolism characterize Gianguan Auctions' September 12th Sale | Art Daily

Chinese paintings and works of art rich in symbolism characterize Gianguan Auctions' September 12th Sale | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The splendor of China’s heritage is once again the focus of the exceptionally strong collections of classical and modern paintings and dynastic works of art set for auction on September 12 at Gianguan Auctions New York...

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Tolerant and multicultural, Palmyra stood for everything Isis hates | The Guardian

Tolerant and multicultural, Palmyra stood for everything Isis hates | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Syria’s ancient city prospered by integrating migrants and allowing worship of many gods. It couldn’t be further from Isis’s monocultural savageryIn May 2015, Islamic State captured the modern city of Palmyra...

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Syrie. Daech à Palmyre : une ère terrible pour l’Antiquité | Courrier International

Syrie. Daech à Palmyre : une ère terrible pour l’Antiquité | Courrier International | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

C’était l’un des temples les mieux conservés de Palmyre, un modèle de choix pour les photographies des touristes...

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Why it's all right to be more horrified by the razing of Palmyra than mass murder | The Guardian

Why it's all right to be more horrified by the razing of Palmyra than mass murder | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeologist Khaled al-Asaad believed his country’s heritage mattered more than his own life...

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