UNESCO's World Heritage Committee met in Azerbaijan's capital Baku on Sunday to screen 35 new nominations. A group of ancient burial mounds in Osaka Prefecture, western Japan is one of them.
The nominations include the Mozu-Furuichi Tumulus Clusters consisting of 49 mounds that were built between the late fourth and late fifth centuries.
A much anticipated meeting is underway on the sidelines of the G20. The leaders of the world's two biggest economies -- currently embroiled in a trade war -- are holding a one-on-one for the first time in nearly seven months.
US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are holding talks in Osaka.
World leaders have gathered in Osaka for the G20 summit. The two-day meeting comes at a time of heightened global tensions, including the ongoing US-China trade war and the friction between Washington and Tehran.
The summit officially kicked off Friday morning with a welcome ceremony hosted by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
The G20 summit is officially kicking off in Osaka. The goal is to reach a consensus on a wide range of pressing issues -- despite conflicting views and competing interests.
Most of the world leaders are already in Osaka. Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel touched down Friday morning.