The potential exists for the ICJ to set a precedent for the protection of cultural heritage.
2021 marked 20 years since the destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas, two historic statues destroyed by the Taliban in 2001.
Experts are referring to the remains as "one of the best-preserved skeletons ever found in the ancient city." The discovery also confirms for experts a long-held theory.
Plans to build a tunnel underneath Stonehenge were recently deemed "unlawful," but Highways England said it plans to move forward with the project.
Salonga National Park has been on the danger list since 1999, but has now been taken off following important conservation improvements.
"I agree that global climate change is the single biggest threat to the world's reefs but it is wrong, in our view, to single out the best-managed reef in the world for an 'in danger' listing," said Australia's environment minister, Sussan Ley.
It has been 35 years since a power plant reactor exploded at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant north of Kyiv, Ukraine, and country officials want the site of the world's worst former nuclear disaster to become a UNESCO World Heritage site.
The obliteration of the historical record is a fundamental feature of the Palestinian war to destroy Israel.
The silence and inaction of the international community in the face of Azerbaijan's shameless vilification and incitement of hate has left many fearing the worst.
Curl up with a coffee and dig into a good book.
Researchers carried out field surveys at the ancient rift lake to better understand the phenomenon.
Google has teamed up with CyArk and the International Council on Monuments and Sites to digitally conserve five World Heritage Sites, including the Easter Island heads.
Six tourists at the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Peru are under investigation after local authorities were reported to have found feces inside a temple of the ancient citadel.
The young pair were reported to have carried a bag which they claimed would be used to pick up litter along the wall.
The picture shows the Daisenryo Kofun, which is believed to have taken 2,000 men an estimated 20 years to build.
According to UNESCO estimates, more than 69 million primary and secondary education teachers must be recruited by 2030.
Scientists used muon radiography to scan a 12 meter building hidden beneath the ground in the fortress of Naryn-Lala.
The ship, an MSC Opera owned by MSC Cruises, had been preparing to dock at a terminal in the Giudecca Canal, a major hub that leads to the popular Saint Mark's Square.
Until now, the Qianlong Garden, which includes elaborate rock gardens and more than two dozen pavilions and structures from the most extravagant dynasty in imperial China - has only been seen by royal eyes. That all changes in 2020.
The 19 wooden sculptures were found in a passageway in the citadel.
One is more than 1,000 years old.
UNESCO has identified 1092 sites worldwide for protection because of their cultural, historical or scientific value or other significance. Here are the ones in North America.
The country's Supreme Court scolded government agencies for failing to look after the World Heritage site.
The driver left deep prints in the Nazca Lines, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
North Korea, known for its reclusive, militant policies, is attacking President Donald Trump for isolating himself from the international community.
The capital, Asmara, is now a world heritage site. But will more people visit Africa's most secretive state?
The Valongo Wharf was described as "the most important physical trace of the arrival of African slaves on the American continent."
Okinoshima Island is home to sacred shrines of the Shinto religion, Japan's largest faith.