A French court has banned a local council from setting up a wind farm near the Mont Saint Michel abbey island which could threaten the site's Unesco World Heritage status, a lawyer said ...
The Mont Saint Michel island off the Normandy coast was completely cut off from mainland France on Wednesday evening for the first time for 184 years.
Six new sites have been inscribed on the World Heritage list by the Paris- based United Nations cultural organisation, Unesco. Among them is the Namib Sand Sea in Namibia, a unique coastal ...
Over 1.4 billion people in the world don’t have access to electricity; roughly 25% are in India, many more are on the African continent. An Indian project known as LaBL -
Israel has blocked a planned visit by Paris-based UN cultural body Unesco to Jerusalem’s Old City in what it termed a protest at Palestinian action.
The Palestinian village of Battir sits between Bethlehem and Jerusalem on the 1949 Armistice Line and includes ancient agricultural features and aqueducts built into the surrounding hillside.
Residents of a historic Palestinian village are fighting Israel's plan to extend its separation wall across its land, threatening ancient agricultural remains.
11 of Timbuktu’s 16 mausoleums have been demolished and up to 3000 priceless manuscripts have been destroyed, since islamists took control of northern Mali in 2012.
The Director General of the UN cultural body, Unesco, says the organisation is facing its worst ever financial crisis.
The head of Unesco says that the organisation be financially “crippled”, following the decision to allow Palestine to become a member.