A photo of the ancient Roman city of Palmyra, Syria, released May 17, shows the site where Islamic State militants have destroyed a nearly 2,000-year-old arch and ancient temples. SANA/AP hide caption

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Syrian Antiquities Chief Calls For Help From International Community

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Buddhist monks recover a statue of a Buddhist deity from a monastery at Swayambhunath. Niranjan Shrestha/AP hide caption

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In Nepal, Efforts Underway To Salvage Ancient Sites Damaged By Quake

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A German law from 1516 says beer should only include three ingredients: hops, barley and water. Now brewers are lobbying to have the law be recognized by UNESCO. Dan Love/Flickr hide caption

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Is A 500-Year-Old German Beer Law Heritage Worth Honoring?

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