An excavation team finds artefacts dating back to the fifth and sixth dynasties of the Old Kingdom, spanning from roughly 2500 BC to 2100 BC.
UN designation is designed to help protect the city's cultural heritage, which has been under threat since the Russian war with Ukraine.
The cries of camel herders mean nothing to the untrained ear, but their animals respond instantly, gathering behind them to walk together across the Saudi desert.
Across Latin American countries, individuals and groups are engaged in serious work to preserve and protect the dying culture and languages of native communities.
Tea is a symbol of identity, hospitality and social interaction in Türkiye, while satirist folk philosopher Nasreddin Hodja holds a unique place in the Turkish folklore.
The tradition of telling Nasreddin Hodja anecdotes, "Ahlat stonemasonry" and silk weaving were also added to the list of UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Harissa – a paste made with sun-dried hot peppers, freshly prepared spices and olive oil – is found in almost every restaurant in Tunisia and is also exported worldwide.
The baguette was initially the mainstay of wealthy metropolitans, but after World War II, the bread became the emblem of all French people.
The traditional technique has been used for thousands of years to create artefacts and structures in Türkiye's Ahlat district of eastern Bitlis province.
In an interview with UNESCO last year, Priscilla Sitieni said her aim was to motivate young mothers in Kenya to return to school after having children, instead of dropping out due to shame or fear of social stigma.
UN's cultural agency UNESCO, which monitors some 18,600 glaciers across 50 of its World Heritage sites, says a third of those are set to disappear in 30 years.
8th September is International Literacy Day. Millions of people worldwide still can’t read and write. We must do much better.
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