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Herbie Hancock reckons he's performed more often in Japan than in his hometown of Chicago during his professional career. The pianist will be back next month for an all-star concert at Osaka Castle Park highlighting the third annual International Jazz Day.
The U.N.'s cultural agency says it's delaying for six months a disputed exhibit on Jewish connections to the Holy Land after objections from Arab countries.
Undeterred by the carnage being perpetrated by the Bashar Assad regime against innocent Syrian civilians, UNESCO proceeded to keep Syria on its executive board
Federal officials say the Alamo and most of San Antonio Missions National Historical Park are being nominated for inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The Baku 2015 European Games will play an important role in the history of European sport, the First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva, member of the Executive Committee of the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador and the Chair of the Baku 2015 First European Games Organizing Committee said in welcoming the European Olympic Committee's Coordination Commission to Baku to inspect progress in preparations for the Games in Baku in 2015.
The United States has lost traction and voting ability with UNESCO, the United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organization, after failing to renew financial support because of the agency's acceptance of Palestine.
UNESCO, the U.N.’s cultural organization, is applying lessons learned the hard way from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, hoping to stem the havoc Syria’s civil war has caused the country’s cultural heritage. But the destruction has already taken a steep toll — among landmarks destroyed is the 11th-century minaret of the Umayyad Mosque.
The U.S. Ambassador to UNESCO has called on the agency to reverse a decision to add over a thousand of Che Guevara's writings to the Memory of the World Register.
Ernesto Guevara - or "Che," as he is known in infamy - has held a romantic appeal for certain sophomores since he died in Argentina in 1967 in the same manner he dispatched thousands in Cuba, by an executioner's bullet.