British Museum helps return stolen artefact to Uzbekistan
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British Museum helps return stolen artefact to Uzbekistan

The Guardian: The enormous calligraphic glazed tile – half a metre in height – had disappeared in 2014. Thieves left a gaping hole after they removed it from the magnificent entrance facade of a 12th-century monument, just over 12 miles (20km) from Bukhara, the Unesco world heritage site on the ancient Silk Road route.  

18-07-2017, 10:29
CNN unveils 6 Silk Road secrets: Traveling in Central Asia's Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan
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CNN unveils 6 Silk Road secrets: Traveling in Central Asia's Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan

From the endless steppes of the Kazakhstan interior to the immense temples and minarets of the Samarkand and Bukhara to the jutting, thrusting, snow-covered peaks of the Tian Shan mountain range, this is a region with a refreshing lack of hype surrounding its attractions which visitors can expect to have mostly to themselves -- CNN writes in a story endorsing the Central Asia' Silk Road.