Germany is joining forces with the United Nations to host a conference on the ruined Syrian city. More than 150 experts will converge in Berlin to decide how to rescue a site that was plundered by so-called Islamic State.
The Iraqi Army liberated the ancient city of Nimrud in November 2016, after the "Islamic State" destroyed the archaeological site. But in the past eight months, nothing has happened to restore it.
For the first time since the destruction of Palmyra by the IS, two artworks from the city have been restored. Italian archaeologist Maria Laurenti spoke with DW about the political hurdles and challenges of restoration.
A donor conference in Paris committed millions to the protection of cultural heritage sites after meeting in the wake of the destruction of ancient Palmyra, Syria by IS.
June 4 is Germany's World Heritage Day. Here are some of the country's sites listed by UNESCO, and more on the process that led them to be selected among the prestigious World Heritage Sites.
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