"There are many reasons to admire Aretha, but it’s worth pausing to reflect on how significant her impact was, and will always remain, on the genre she’s perhaps least associated with."Jeff Slate
Songwriter and journalist
"Nigerians have all the right in the world to question the authority and legitimacy of our nation’s current political leadership."Kingsley Moghalu
Candidate in next year's Presidential elections in Nigeria, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
""It’s very much a success story for the security which is in place at the moment…""Chris Phillips
Counter Terrorism Expert
"Since turning my back on white supremacy, I have worked hard to fight against the thing I once helped build. What I've learned from my own journey through hate now helps me combat it."Christian Picciolini
Emmy Award-winning director and producer, author, TEDx speaker, peace advocate and reformed extremist.
""Got a few screws loose, I guess. Never really knew it until now.""Richard 'Beebo' Russell
Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
"In order to reduce social exclusion and improve the standard of living of the working poor, the EU must take drastic measures and design policies both at institutional and individual levels."Giorgos Koulouris
Consultant in a Management and Consulting firm in Greece
"Maduro has reacted to the collapse of the economy by consolidating the dictatorship, intensifying human rights abuses (including torture) and further cracking down on the private sector."Juan Carlos Hidalgo
Policy analyst on Latin America at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
"If you’re sitting at home in Idaho or London, you want to see celebrity names, people that you care about”."Simon Thompson
Police in Brazil are investigating whether arson may be the cause of a wildfire that has destroyed more than a quarter of a national park
Former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay has been chosen as UNESCO’s new chief.
Azoulay edged Qatar’s Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kawari after the
The USA has said it withdraw from UNESCO at the end of 2017, citing anti-Israeli bias as a major reason.
It's stood for five-thousand years but the modern world around Stonehenge is now imposing change. The main roads leading to the British site are clogged daily with thousands of commuters and tourists
Mummies are suffering the impact of climate change, researchers say, as they apply for UNESCO special heritage status.
Serbia withdrew its diplomats from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) earlier this week.
The incident coincided with reports that
Ancient Cambodian temple gets UNESCO listing
The Lake District’s elevation to World Heritage Status on UNESCO’s annual list of sites has been met with a somewhat mixed reaction.
The World Heritage Committee, meeting in Krakow named three new sites and added two extensions to UNESCO’s World Heritage list
Places in Brazil
Eritrea and Angola are recognised in the list for the first time
“Another delusional UNESCO decision.”
That was Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s angry response after Hebron’s Old City with its ancient
UNESCO considers German caves containing world's oldest art for Cultural Heritage status
UNESCO member states have endorsed a contentious resolution referring to Israel as the "occupying power" of Jerusalem.
#wpfd2017 explores the defence of a free media.
More than 500 troops from Japan’s Ground Self Defence Forces (JSDF) have participated in an annual clean-up exercise at the historic Himeji Castle.
Belgian beer, Cuban rumba dancing and traditional New Year celebrations in several countries all make it onto UNESCO’s latest list of heritage worthy of…
Belgium is applying to UNESCO's Intangible Heritage Committee for recognition of its "beer culture".
The UN’s cultural body UNESCO has adopted a contentious resolution heavily criticising Israel’s activities at holy sites in East Jerusalem.
The UN’s cultural agency UNESCO has moved to try to calm tensions with Israel after the country’s cut cooperation with it on Friday.
Israel has suspended cooperation with UNESCO.