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Samarra mosque at risk from new police barracks

There are fears that the new station will be a target for insurgents; Unesco powerless to protect the World Heritage site

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Places categorised as UNESCO's World Heritage Sites are subject to immense tourism: what is the effect?

As Unesco celebrates the 30th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, this book analyses the effects of its policies in developing countries

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Ten out of forty-six new World Heritage sites confirmed in Italy alone due to the Piedmont’s latest emphasis on culture and tourism

Out of the ten newly designated Unesco sites, the biggest includes eighteen royal Savoy properties

Harnessing the tourist industry to help Mediterranean historical sites

The Getty's floating conference on the conservation of archaeological sites.

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Interview with Khamliène Nhouyvanisvong, UNESCO's new Special Representative to Cambodia

He plans to develop learning centres, nominate new World Heritage sites, preservation of monuments, and protection of Angkor