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Stories with organization: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • new storyUNESCO chief: IS destruction of Syrian temple 'intolerable' 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 11:47 am

    BEIRUT - Islamic State militants in Syria committed an "intolerable crime against civilization" by destroying the Temple of Bel, one of the ancient world's most iconic monuments, the head of the U.N. cultural agency said Tuesday.

  • Kosovo applies to join UNESCO, Serbia says it's not a state 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 8:55 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - Kosovo said Friday it has applied for membership in the United Nations' scientific and cultural organization, a move immediately opposed by Serbia which argues that it's not qualified because it isn't a state.