Islamists destroy Timbuktu treasures listed as UNESCO World Heritage site – Al

“I appeal to all those engaged in the conflict in Timbuktu to exercise their responsibility.” Ansar Dine, one of the hardline Islamist groups which seized control of the vast desert north of Mali in the chaotic aftermath of a March coup in Bamako, said no site would be safe in Timbuktu. “Ansar Dine will today destroy every mausoleum in the city. All of them, without exception,” spokesman Sanda Ould Boumama told AFP through an interpreter from the city. The Ansar Dine spokesman Read more [...]

Pub, bridge and mill listed

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Birthplace of Jesus Christ Listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site

Like us on Facebook    The new sites are the first World Heritage Sites in the Palestinian region. Earlier Failed Nominations According to officials, Palestine's bid last year was not considered because Palestine is not yet an UN-recognised state, the bid was not considered. In addition, the conflict with Israel was also a problem. Furthermore, despite a 2010 agreement between the latter two to allow tourists to cross borders, UNESCO's decision to include Rachel's Tomb in Read more [...]

Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, July 1

The temperature is up, but open house activity has cooled, largely as a result of the upcoming July 4 holiday and ensuing confusion about just when the weekend celebration falls. About 64 properties are showing in all, ranging from a townhouse for $88,000 (44-A Meadowbrook Pl., Maplewood) to a newly listed $2,395,000, 16-room Colonial with six bedrooms and 7.2 bathrooms (30 West Rd., Millburn). 18 Heller Dr., Montclair List Price: $1,750,000 Taxes: $42,159 Acreage: 1.17 Acres 5BR/3.1BA Situated Read more [...]

KSE notifies listing of PMCL’s PPTFCs

RECORDER REPORT Array ( ) ) -->Seven leading banks have deposited over Rs 4.2 billion withholding tax following withholding tax audit of banking sector by the Directorate General of Intelligence and Investigation, Inland Revenue. Sources told Business Recorder here on Thursday that the LTU Karachi has successfully managed to recover a huge amount of around Rs 4.2 billion Read more [...]

3i, Britain’s only listed private equity house, unveils plans to axe more than …

By City Finance Reporter PUBLISHED: 20:57 GMT, 29 June 2012 | UPDATED: 20:57 GMT, 29 June 2012 Job cuts: 3i holds £10.5bn of investments worldwide, including a stake in fashion retailer Hobbs Britain’s only listed private equity house yesterday unveiled plans to axe more than a third of its workforce in a swathe of cost-cutting measures.More than 100 UK jobs are set to be lost after 3i, which holds £10.5bn of investments worldwide including a stake in fashion retailer Hobbs, Read more [...]

Go Guide! Arts & Entertainment Events Calendar: Listings for June 29-July 5 – Journal Gazette and Times

Fourth of July eventsFor all events, visit or the individual websites listed for exact times and details.CHARLESTONRed, White and Blue Days, 7:30 p.m., June 28, Community Band Concert, Kiwanis Park; 2-5 p.m., July 1, BINGO, Morton Park; 3 p.m., July 3, food vendors, live music, award presentations, Morton Park; 7:30 a.m., July 4, Habitat for Humanity race begins, Great Chalk-In, vendors, foam pit fire safety house, inflatable games, all you can ice cream, Andrew’s Read more [...]

Woman’s home wrongfully listed for sale on Craigslist

Woman's home wrongfully listed for sale on Craigslist Ad filled with racial slurs and hate speech -- now she wants answers By Colleen Hogan CREATED Jun. 29, 2012 - UPDATED: Jun. 29, 2012 Tweet Share Email Print <!-- DEBUG: Lib.Desk.PagePart.ContentItemVideoPlayer 1: = $ argContent.overrideStillVideo = $getVideoContent_originalContent.overrideStillVideo useVidePlayer = true argVideoId = 1713081162001 argVideoTags Read more [...]