May 5, 2015

Jihadis dynamite Mali mausoleum proposed as world heritage site

Jihadis have destroyed a mausoleum in central Mali that had been submitted as a U.N. World Heritage site, leaving behind a warning that they will come after all those who don’t follow their strict version of Islam, a witness said Monday. The dynamite attack ...

Mount Fuji named World Heritage site

Jun 23, 2013

Mount Fuji named World Heritage site

The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO decided Saturday to inscribe Mount Fuji on the U.N. agency’s prestigious World Heritage list. The 3,776-meter volcano straddling Yamanashi and Shizuoka prefectures was approved by the 21-member panel of the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization during its ...