Cultures

Israel gives notice of withdrawal from UN cultural agency

Dec 29, 2017

UNESCO chief receives Israel's official letter announcing its exit from the U.N. cultural body

Israel to leave UNESCO over 'attacks' on Jewish state

Dec 22, 2017

Israel has announced it is leaving UNESCO citing the U.N. cultural agency's "systematic attacks" on the Jewish state

Poland donates large sum to preserve Warsaw Jewish cemetery

Dec 22, 2017

The Polish government has donated 100 million zlotys ($28 million) to preserve a major Jewish cemetery in Warsaw, a vast space in the capital that is overgrown with vegetation and where tombstones are in disrepair

From Malta to Minneapolis, a look at where to go in 2018

Dec 19, 2017

Where to go in 2018: Destinations that will be getting attention in the new year from Malta to Pyeongchang to New Orleans

Egypt reopens ancient library in Sinai after renovations

Dec 16, 2017

Egypt inaugurates an ancient library in the famed St. Catherine's Monastery in South Sinai

Tribes oppose planned bioterror tests near Oklahoma graves

Dec 16, 2017

Five Native American tribes that own an Oklahoma site where the U.S. Department of Homeland Security intends to conduct bioterrorism drills next year now oppose the government's plan

'The Goonies,' 'Titanic' added to National Film Registry

Dec 13, 2017

The Library of Congress has announced that the films "The Goonies," "Titanic," "Field of Dreams" and "Die Hard" are among the 25 movies tapped for preservation this year

Poland's new PM to list his goals in speech to lawmakers

Dec 12, 2017

Poland's new Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki is to outline his foreign and home policy goals after he was tasked with boosting the economy and Poland's image abroad

The Latest: Packed room for Anita Hill harassment discussion

Dec 9, 2017

The Latest: Anita Hill talks about sexual harassment scandal roiling Hollywood to packed audience of actors and entertainment industry professionals

Naples celebrates UNESCO recognition of art of pizza making

Dec 7, 2017

The city of Naples, often in headlines because of its garbage woes and mafia violence, is celebrating international recognition of its more tasteful side

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