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149 news items

Haaretz

Haaretz
Sun, 14 Jun 2015 04:37:30 -0700

The Bamiyan Buddhas were two 6th-century monumental statues of standing Buddhas carved into the side of a cliff in the Bamiyan valley in the Hazarajat region ofcentral Afghanistan, 230 km northwest of Kabul. Built in 507 AD (the smaller one) and 554 AD ...

International Business Times UK

International Business Times UK
Fri, 12 Jun 2015 04:36:56 -0700

A Chinese couple has brought the famous Buddhas of Bamiyan, destroyed by the Taliban, back to life. They used 3D laser light projection technology to fill the now-empty cavities in the cliff in the Bamiyan Valley in Hazarajat. The two statues were ...

Khaama Press (press release) (blog)

Khaama Press (press release) (blog)
Sat, 06 Jun 2015 22:56:09 -0700

The Buddhas of Bamyan were two 6th century monumental statues of standing buddhas carved into the side of a cliff in the Bamyan valley in the Hazarajat region of central Afghanistan, situated 230 km (143 miles) northwest of Kabul at an altitude of 2 ...

L'ADN

L'ADN
Mon, 22 Jun 2015 15:30:00 -0700

Un véritable sacrilège pour des vestiges datant du sixième siècle et qui avait fortement marqué les esprits. Sculptées dans le flanc d'une falaise dans la vallée de Bâmiyân, dans la région du Hazarajat au centre de l'Afghanistan, à 230 km au nord-ouest ...

New York Times

New York Times
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 02:00:30 -0700

Often working or studying far from their Hazarajat homes, the Hazaras have had to travel long distances on dangerous roads to visit family members, making the recent attacks all the more disturbing for them. All of the attacks have been carried out ...

Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.com
Wed, 13 May 2015 04:26:15 -0700

Stretching over 570 square kilometres, the park is located on the Hazarajat Plateau in the mountainous Hindu Kush. For more watch Afghanistan's Female Wardens. With its pristine lakes and limestone cliffs, Band-e-Amir gained national park status in ...

BBC News

BBC News
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:06:56 -0800

Beauty - and art - may seem unnecessary luxuries, but they are as essential to our survival as food and water, argues AL Kennedy. A while ago I was at my mother's house and - as I walked into the hall - there was a tray set out and on the tray was a ...

Daily Nexus

Daily Nexus
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 05:11:19 -0700

Originally assembled at UCI in 2012, the mural has been transferred to and displayed on college campuses as far as UC Berkeley and Arizona State University. The wall seeks to encourage discussion on the Palestine/Israel conflict, though some students ...
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