Continuing to display its barbaric act to the world, Islamic State militants ransacked the public library of Mosul in Iraq and burned down thousands of rare books and manuscripts, reports claimed on Thursday.
Unesco director general Irina Bokova Tuesday condemned the murder of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto by the Islamic State militants, urging mediapersons in Syria and neighbouring Iraq to take precautions for their personal safety.
India's very first theatre management programme, Strategic Management in the Art of Theatre (SMART) has been launched jointly by Indian Theatre Forum ( ITF), Indian Foundation for the Arts and Junoon recently. The programme aims to make any theatre group/ organization more sustainable, effective, financially viable and capable of giving shape to creative ideas.
To celebrate its 70th anniversary, Unesco Monday released a new collection of commemorative coins which are themed on scenic sites such as the Great Barrier Reef (Australia), the Rocky Mountains (Canada) and Mount Fuji (Japan), among others.
Islamist gunmen on Saturday opened fire on a passenger bus along the Kenyan coast but fled without injuring anyone, witnesses and officials said, nearly a month after Shebab militants executed 28 non-Muslim bus passengers in the country.
Baghdad: UNESCO chief Irina Bokova Sunday voiced support for the Iraqi government against "barbaric" destruction of the Iraqi cultural heritage, as the Sunni radical group Islamic State (IS) destroyed several ancient sites in the country.