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A step towards temple conservation in India | The Archaeology News Network

A step towards temple conservation in India | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Over the years, many ornately carved temples in Odisha have been damaged by vagaries of nature, but the State Government has not been able to take up conservation work in right spirit for lack of a pool of traditional temple architects and stone...

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Une vidéo montre l'Etat islamique ravageant un musée en Irak | Le Monde

Une vidéo montre l'Etat islamique ravageant un musée en Irak | Le Monde | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Une vidéo diffusée par l'Etat islamique montre des djihadistes détruire des sculptures irakiennes datant de plusieurs millénaires...

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China suspends ivory carving imports, but move won’t stop poaching | The Washington Post

China suspends ivory carving imports, but move won’t stop poaching | The Washington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

BEIJING – China has announced a one-year suspension on imports of carved ivory products from Africa, but conservationists said the largely symbolic move would do nothing in itself to stem the illegal ivory trade here that is fueling rampant poaching...

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Lisu New Year Marked in Myanmar’s Mogok | The Irrawaddy

Lisu New Year Marked in Myanmar’s Mogok | The Irrawaddy | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Thousands of ethnic Lisu from Shan and Kachin states and Mandalay Division travel to Mogok to celebrate the minority group’s 50th New Year gathering...

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Turkey's evacuation of Syrian tomb 'no retreat': Erdogan | Art Daily

Turkey's evacuation of Syrian tomb 'no retreat': Erdogan | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Turkey's decision to evacuate an historic tomb and the soldiers guarding it from Syrian territory was not a retreat, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday, rejecting opposition claims Ankara had surrendered the area to jihadists...

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National Geographic magazine famous green-eyed 'Afghan girl' in Pakistan papers probe | Art Daily

National Geographic magazine famous green-eyed 'Afghan girl' in Pakistan papers probe | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Pakistani officials are investigating after the famous green-eyed "Afghan girl" immortalised in a 1985 National Geographic magazine cover was found living in the country on fraudulent identity papers...

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Traditional wrestling bout rumbles around ring in Hue village | Vietnamnet

Traditional wrestling bout rumbles around ring in Hue village | Vietnamnet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Hundreds of people yesterday flocked to Thu Le, which is a 200-year-old village in the central province Thua Thien-Hue, to enjoy the traditional wresting competition...

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Japanese woman's accessory business helps keep Filipino mountain tribe's culture alive | The Asahi Shimbun Company

Japanese woman's accessory business helps keep Filipino mountain tribe's culture alive | The Asahi Shimbun Company | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

After years of soul-searching to find a place where she can be herself, Ayaka Yamashita finally found it among a mountain tribe people on the Philippines' Luzon Island, who impressed her with their warmth and hospitality, as well as superb...

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The toast of Tehran: Iran's superstar street artist | The Guardian

The toast of Tehran: Iran's superstar street artist | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Mehdi Ghadyanloo has been commissioned by the government to bring blue skies over Tehran...[PHOTOS]

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Inside the Forbidden Temple | The New York Review of Books

Inside the Forbidden Temple | The New York Review of Books | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

David Shulman Peter van Ham, an authority on early Indo-Tibetan art, has given us a splendid photographic record of the mid-eleventh century masterpieces of the Tabo monastery—the most intact of all early medieval...

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Exhibit on Archaeological Heritage in Syria a Beacon of Hope | Heritage Daily

Exhibit on Archaeological Heritage in Syria a Beacon of Hope | Heritage Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

 

An exhibit on the archaeological results at Tell (Gire) Mozan opens on the 24th of February in the town of Amouda, in the far North East of war-torn Syria...

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Un portrait de la route de la Soie | French China

Un portrait de la route de la Soie | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Un album photo rempli de récits de voyage a été publié après que son auteur eut retracé l'ancienne route. Reportage de Xing Yi...

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'Holy pig' festival draws thousands in Taiwan but protesters decry cruelty | The Guardian

'Holy pig' festival draws thousands in Taiwan but protesters decry cruelty | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Carcasses of five grotesquely overfed pigs – the heaviest weighing 1,572lb – were paraded in a ritual marking the birthday of the Taoist deity Zushi Thousands of worshippers have flocked to a controversial “holy pig” festival in Taiwan which sees...

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Discovering Su Beng | Taipei Times

Discovering Su Beng | Taipei Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

How is it possible for a documentary filmmaker to capture the life of Su Beng (史明)?” director Chen Lih-kuei (陳麗貴) asks in the beginning of Su Beng, the Revolutionist (革命進行式)...

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Destruction of Antiquities by ISIS Militants Is Denounced | The New York Times

Destruction of Antiquities by ISIS Militants Is Denounced | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The sculptures, statues and reliefs that were smashed by ISIS were crucial in the formation of early Arab identity, experts said...

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Irak : le groupe État islamique détruit des trésors antiques | France Inter

Irak : le groupe État islamique détruit des trésors antiques | France Inter | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Les jihadistes du groupe État islamique ont détruit des trésors pré-islamiques du musée de Mossoul en Irak, une ville qu'ils contrôlent depuis début juin...

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Musée de Mossoul : un saccage aussi bête que prévisible | Courrier International

Musée de Mossoul : un saccage aussi bête que prévisible | Courrier International | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Les militants de l'organisation Etat islamique [EI ou (l'acronyme arabe) Daech] ont trouvé une nouvelle cible : les statues et les œuvres d'art présentées dans un musée de la ville irakienne de M...

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Christie's announces Asian Art Week featuring the Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth | Art Daily

Christie's announces Asian Art Week featuring the Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Christie’s Asian Art Week in New York will feature an unprecedented series of sales, lectures and public events led by the Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, the distinguished American scholar, dealer and collector whose groundbreaking work...

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L'Etat Islamique brûle à nouveau 8000 livres à Mossoul | Le Figaro

L'Etat Islamique brûle à nouveau 8000 livres à Mossoul | Le Figaro | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Selon une interview du directeur d'une bibliothèque de la ville irakienne donnée au journal américain Fiscal Times, le groupe islamisque Daech aurait brûlé des milliers de livres dont des ouvrages qui dataient du XVIIIe siècle...

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TURQUIE • Incursion turque en Syrie pour sauver un mausolée ottoman | Courrier International

TURQUIE • Incursion turque en Syrie pour sauver un mausolée ottoman | Courrier International | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

L’armée turque est intervenue en Syrie, sur le seul bout de territoire qui appartient à Ankara et qui se trouve à l’extérieur des frontières de la Turquie...

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Islamic State is selling looted Syrian art in London to fund its fight | The Washington Post

Islamic State is selling looted Syrian art in London to fund its fight | The Washington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Almost 100 Syrian artifacts looted by the Islamic State have been smuggled into Britain and sold to raise money for the extremist group’s activities, art crime experts and archaeologists have warned, according to British news organizations...

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Murty Library aims to publish new editions of great Indian literature from 20 languages | The Independent

Murty Library aims to publish new editions of great Indian literature from 20 languages | The Independent | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Listen to this woman speak: "The hairs on my head were once curly,/ black like the colour of bees./ Now because of old age/ they are like jute." Feature by feature, she itemises a once-gorgeous but now-dilapidated body, "like an old house, the plaster falling down". She even drags wry humour from this litany of decline: "Once, my breasts were beautiful,/ full, round, close together, high./ Now, they sag down/ like empty water bags made of leather." But no complaints, and no regrets, since "it's just as the Buddha, the speaker of truth, said".

This poet lived with other female elders in the earliest Buddhist communities of India well over 2,000 years ago...

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Le loup occidental et les moutons chinois | Courrier International

Le loup occidental et les moutons chinois | Courrier International | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

En salles ce 25 février, Le Dernier Loup, de Jean-Jacques Annaud, est une coproduction franco-chinoise. Le film est basé sur un best-seller chinois, Le Totem du loup, publié en 2004...

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Myers Auction Gallery to offer rare Chinese porcelains from the collection of Dr. James Ward Hall | Art Daily

Myers Auction Gallery to offer rare Chinese porcelains from the collection of Dr. James Ward Hall | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Myers Auction Gallery presents European and Asian Antiques and Fine Art auction on Sunday, March 8th. The auction features rare Chinese porcelains from the collection of Dr...

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Découverte du corps d'un moine caché dans une statue de Bouddha chinoise | French China

Découverte du corps d'un moine caché dans une statue de Bouddha chinoise | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Un corps humain, dont les organes internes ont été enlevés, a été retrouvé caché dans une statue chinoise ancienne de Bouddha après une radiographie par tomodensitométrie récemment faite par le musée de Drents aux Pays-Bas...

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Isis burns thousands of rare books and manuscripts from Mosul's libraries | The Independant

Isis burns thousands of rare books and manuscripts from Mosul's libraries | The Independant | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Isis militants have reportedly ransacked Mosul library, burning over a hundred thousand rare manuscripts and documents spanning centuries of human learning...

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