Kinte's descendants, along with heritage officials, warn that without urgent action, 550 years of history could be lost.
Centuries old tradition of the desert theology schools of Western Africa is being transferred to the new generation.
The daughter of Admiral Machmud Syah of the Aceh Empire of Indonesia, Aceh Malahayati was the first woman admiral in the modern world
We must not forget our heroes!
Over the years, political tensions have eroded Indian Kashmir's rich musical heritage but some teenagers are keen to bring it back alive
The words of Martin Luther King are relevant today, especially viewed under the lens of the so called War on Terror and drone warfare.
Cache of documents includes 600 historical maps and manuscripts dating back to Algeria’s Ottoman period
Event seeks to raise awareness about Israel’s longstanding policy of restricting Palestinian movement
The stepped-up battle to protect heritage requires significant resources that will only increase, said UNESCO director Irina Bokova, who spoke at the council's public briefing in support of the resolution.
Turkish aid agency has been instrumental in restoring historic landmarks in Macedonia
The rare coins all come from the period before the 1948 war
Songs, music, metal beating and fires mark traditional Spring festival
Round-the-clock workers on the roof take the cats' path to renovate the bazaar, which topped the list of the world's most visited destinations in 2014.
Archaeologists have since discovered coins, weapons, a public building paved with 5th century mosaics and a large 7th century Byzantine necropolis containing several dozen graves.
Muslims are actually commanded to eat food that is not just halal but Tayyib meaning pure and wholesome. Halal is defined as food that is permissible according to Islamic law. Tayyib means wholesome, pure, nutritious and safe.
Asma’u as a Quran translator, Poet, and a revered Princess and teacher, and Nana Asmau was the founder of the Sokoto Caliphate
The Spanish Murabitun community, the Comunidad Islámica en España, that is based in Granada in Spain, has the strongest ties to the Chiapas community in Mexico
With the beginning of the era of Japanese Renaissance, known as the era of Meiji, started in 1868, only two countries in Asia enjoyed independence, namely the Ottoman Empire and Japan.
Middle school students to get the chance to learn two more languages as of September
Ben Lee will donate all proceeds from the album to the American Civil Liberties Union
Film follows three rescue workers who train in Turkey to provide medical assistance to civilians caught in Syrian war