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Mer Caspienne, l’éternel naufrage | Courrier International

Mer Caspienne, l’éternel naufrage | Courrier International | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Aux confins de l’Azerbaïdjan, du Kazakhstan et du Turkménistan, la chute de l’URSS avait laissé entrevoir des lendemains qui chantent...

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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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‘Daughters of the Samurai’ Sheds Light on a Strange Chapter in U.S.-Japanese History | Japan Realtime

‘Daughters of the Samurai’ Sheds Light on a Strange Chapter in U.S.-Japanese History | Japan Realtime | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

In 1871, five Japanese girls were sent to live and study in the U.S., and become versed in Western culture. Their mission was to immerse themselves in Western customs and education, so they could one day return to their native, Meiji era Japan and share what they had...

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Hue Citadel seen from aerial cameras | VietNamNet

Hue Citadel seen from aerial cameras |  VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The 520ha Hue Royal Citadel, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage, is covered by green when it is viewed from above...

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Sara Shamma's 'World Civil War Portraits': Painting a nation's nightmare | The Independent

Sara Shamma's 'World Civil War Portraits': Painting a nation's nightmare | The Independent | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Hanging in the private office in Damascus of Asma al-Assad, the wife of the President of Syria, is a portrait of her commissioned in 2011 from one of her country's leading young painters...

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New discoveries at Iran’s Burnt City | The Archaeology News Network

New discoveries at Iran’s Burnt City | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeologists have unearthed the tallest wall ever found near the ancient site of Burnt City in Iran’s southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province...

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Chinese archaeologists explore Shanhu Island in South China Sea | The Archaeology News Network

Chinese archaeologists explore Shanhu Island in South China Sea | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A Chinese archaeological team has begun exploration of a shipwreck near Shanhu Island in the Xisha archipelago in the disputed South China Sea.
Chinese archaelogists prepare for a underwater exploration of the Shanhu Island 
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Saving the Spirit of Shwedagon | The Irrawaddy

Saving the Spirit of Shwedagon | The Irrawaddy | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

In 1871, the local Sangha in Rangoon were seeking assistance in restoring the ‘htidaw’, or ornament, that sat at the top of Shwedagon Pagoda’s spire. They refused to approach the British, who had by this time consolidated their hold on Lower Burma, as they did not recognize the legitimacy of the new occupying power. When King Mindon heard the news from his palace in Mandalay, he sent a new diamond-studded htidaw down the Irrawaddy River by steamer, and it has shone from the top of Singuttara Hill ever...

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Yellow lotus collection of Hue royal antiquities | VietNamNet

Yellow lotus collection of Hue royal antiquities | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Numerous artifacts that are worship items, weapons, and daily-life instruments of the Nguyen Dynasty are carved with gold lotus motifs. These items are on display at the “Lotus on Antiques” exhibition, at the History Museum of Vietnam...

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Eyewitness: Tokyo, Japan | The Guardian

Eyewitness: Tokyo, Japan | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Photographs from the Eyewitness series Continue reading...[PHOTO]

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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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Des manuscrits rares de Mossoul dévoilés à Paris | Le Figaro

Des manuscrits rares de Mossoul dévoilés à Paris | Le Figaro | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Plusieurs documents irakiens sont présentés aux Archives nationales jusqu'au 24 août au cours de l'exposition Mésopotamie, carrefour des cultures - grandes heures des manuscrits irakiens, organisée dans le cadre du VIIIe centenaire de l'ordre...

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Palmyra: is saving priceless antiquity as important as saving people? | The Guardian

Palmyra: is saving priceless antiquity as important as saving people? | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

As Islamic State threatens more of Syria’s architectural splendours, it’s so clear that these stones are worth crying over – and guarding by air strikes if it comes down to it...

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Ming Dynasty gold-filled tomb of concubine-turned-political leader discovered | The Archaeology News Network

Ming Dynasty gold-filled tomb of concubine-turned-political leader discovered | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A Ming Dynasty tomb containing gold treasures has been discovered at a construction site in Nanjing, China...

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Illegal excavations damage ancient city | The Archaeology News Network

Illegal excavations damage ancient city | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Historical artifacts have been damaged during illegal excavations in the ancient city of Hieropolis Kastabala in the southern Turkish region of Çukurova...

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Millennium-old Hindu Temple discovered in Bangladesh | The Archaeology News Network

Millennium-old Hindu Temple discovered in Bangladesh | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Archaeologists have discovered a millennium-old Hindu temple in northwestern Bangladesh believed to be established during the Pala dynasty, experts here said on Saturday...

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World Museum Day: Balochistan needs proper museums for its relics, say speakers | The Express Tribune (Pakistan)

World Museum Day: Balochistan needs proper museums for its relics, say speakers | The Express Tribune (Pakistan) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

QUETTA: Balochistan needs properly managed museums to showcase its rich collection of artefacts — drawn from one of South Asia’s most ancient civilisations — which are currently on display in the museums of Karachi and Islamabad, speakers said at a...

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The world’s largest ancient wooden boat in Halong | VietNamNet

The world’s largest ancient wooden boat in Halong | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A dug-out canoe of the Van Lang culture (over 2,000 years ago) is owned by the former director of the Museum of Quang Ninh Province, Tran Trong Ha...

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