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FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016 file photo, a stone tablet with cuneiform writing is seen in the foreground as UNESCO's Iraq representative Louise Haxthausen documents the damage wreaked by the Islamic State. At a two-day UNESCO conference, Iraqi officials are asking for money and expertise to reclaim the cultural heritage that is on the verge of complete destruction by the Islamic State group (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)

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FILE - In this file image made from a militant video posted on YouTube on Friday, April 3, 2015, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, a militant hammers away at a face on a wall in Hatra, a large fortified city recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site, 110 kilometers (68 miles) southwest of Mosul, Iraq. At a two-day UNESCO conference, Iraqi officials are asking for money and expertise to reclaim the cultural heritage that is on the verge of complete destruction by the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Militant video, File)

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The indigenous Kadazan-Dusun people claimed that a group of exhibitionist Western tourists so offended local animist spirits that they triggered a magnitude 5.9 earthquake that killed 18 climbers June 5 on Malaysia's Mount Kinabalu, a UNESCO World Heritage site. (Associated Press)