Author: Associated Press

Stolen 1,500-yr-old statue head returns to China

(China)

Associated Press (2018). Stolen 1,500-yr-old statue head returns to China. Daily Pakistan. 14 July.

Court rules 1565 shipwreck found off the Florida coast belongs to France because the vessel was made there, and NOT to the salvage company which discovered it

(United States of America; France)

Associated Press (2018). Court rules 1565 shipwreck found off the Florida coast belongs to France because the vessel was made there, and NOT to the salvage company which discovered it. The Daily Mail. 7 July.

Man pleads guilty in 2010 Key West gold bar theft

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2018). Man pleads guilty in 2010 Key West gold bar theft. Business Insider. 28 April.

Cyprus regains rare Orthodox Christian mosaic stolen in '70s

(Cyprus)

Associated Press (2018). Cyprus regains rare Orthodox Christian mosaic stolen in '70s. Waterloo Region Record. 28 April.

Former volunteer charged with stealing from Missouri museum

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2018). Former volunteer charged with stealing from Missouri museum. WTOP. 23 April.

Italy, eager to recover artifacts, returns tombstone to Iran

(Iran; Italy)

Associated Press (2018). Italy, eager to recover artifacts, returns tombstone to Iran. The Washington Post. 9 April.

Man confesses to museum theft of Civil War antiques

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2018). Man confesses to museum theft of Civil War antiques. Fox. 5 April.

Art of the theft: Book illustrates Boston museum heist

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2018). Art of the theft: Book illustrates Boston museum heist. WTOP. 2 April.

Arrest in burglary, vandalism of California Route 66 Museum

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2018). Arrest in burglary, vandalism of California Route 66 Museum. Live Auctioneers. 29 January.

German museum returning objects robbed from Alaskan graves

(United States of America; Germany)

Associated Press (2017). German museum returning objects robbed from Alaskan graves. KTUU. 19 December.

LA's Getty Center Built to Protect Its Greek, Roman Antiquities from Flames (Photos)

(United States of America; Greece; Rome)

Associated Press (2017). LA's Getty Center Built to Protect Its Greek, Roman Antiquities from Flames (Photos). The National Herald. 7 December.

'Indiana Joan': Perth woman, 95, accused of looting Egypt artefacts

(Australia; Egypt)

Associated Press (2017). 'Indiana Joan': Perth woman, 95, accused of looting Egypt artefacts. The Guardian. 24 November.

Man linked to art heist will remain held in weapons case

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Man linked to art heist will remain held in weapons case. The Washington Post. 22 November.

Man linked to Gardner art heist seeks prison release in weapons case

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Man linked to Gardner art heist seeks prison release in weapons case. Boston.com. 18 November.

Reward Offered for Artifacts Stolen From Florida Museum

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Reward Offered for Artifacts Stolen From Florida Museum. US News and World Report. 10 November.

Stolen Norman Rockwell painting fetches more than $900K at auction

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Stolen Norman Rockwell painting fetches more than $900K at auction. Toronto Sun. 3 November.

Fire at Moscow's art museum causes no damage to collections

(Russia)

Associated Press (2017). Fire at Moscow's art museum causes no damage to collections. 660 News. 3 November.

German State Returns Human Bones Stolen From Hawaii Caves

(Germany; United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). German State Returns Human Bones Stolen From Hawaii Caves. US News. 23 October.

Tourist killed by falling masonry in famous Florence church

(Italy)

Associated Press (2017). Tourist killed by falling masonry in famous Florence church. The Guardian. 19 October.

Nazi-looted painting by impressionist artist Pissarro fuels legal battle

(France; United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Nazi-looted painting by impressionist artist Pissarro fuels legal battle. Daily Sabah. 10 October.

Thai man faces prison for doubting story about ancient king

(Thailand)

Associated Press (2017). Thai man faces prison for doubting story about ancient king. South China Morning Post. 9 October.

An Ancient Canaanite Treasure in Gaza Was Leveled to the Ground by Hamas

(Palestine)

Associated Press (2017). An Ancient Canaanite Treasure in Gaza Was Leveled to the Ground by Hamas. Haaretz. 6 October.

Stolen Rockwell painting returned to family after 40 years set for auction

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Stolen Rockwell painting returned to family after 40 years set for auction. NJ.com. 5 October.

Ivory Dealer Goes Undercover to Help Bust Wildlife Smuggler

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Ivory Dealer Goes Undercover to Help Bust Wildlife Smuggler. US News and World Report. 19 September.

Photographer and PETA reach settlement over rights to monkey's selfie

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Photographer and PETA reach settlement over rights to monkey's selfie. Los Angeles Times. 11 September.

Italy displays marble Roman head stolen in World War II

(Italy; Algeria; France; Germany; United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Italy displays marble Roman head stolen in World War II. The Times of Israel. 2 September.

Germany investigating cultural goods lost under communists

(Germany)

Associated Press (2017). Germany investigating cultural goods lost under communists. Timmins Today. 1 September.

Solid-gold replica of lunar module stolen from Neil Armstrong museum in Ohio

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Solid-gold replica of lunar module stolen from Neil Armstrong museum in Ohio. Los Angeles Times. 29 July.

Ruling lets Italy hunt abroad for new Colosseum chief

(Italy)

Associated Press (2017). Ruling lets Italy hunt abroad for new Colosseum chief. Yahoo News. 25 July.

Looters strip Greek mountains of wild tea, rare plants

(Greece; Albania)

Associated Press (2017). Looters strip Greek mountains of wild tea, rare plants. The Daily Mail. 2 July.

Caretaker Gets Prison Term for Stealing Fine Art From Client

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Caretaker Gets Prison Term for Stealing Fine Art From Client. U.S. News. 26 June.

Replica of iconic car in 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' stolen

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Replica of iconic car in 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' stolen. 570 News. 13 June.

Gallery owner alleges major US Western art sale defamed him

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Gallery owner alleges major US Western art sale defamed him. The Daily Mail. 3 June.

Greek police recover illegally excavated statue, arrest 2

(Greece)

Associated Press (2017). Greek police recover illegally excavated statue, arrest 2. The Republic. 26 May.

Swan statue stolen by naked man has been found in Florida

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Swan statue stolen by naked man has been found in Florida. CBS. 26 May.

2 Arrests Made in Theft of Nazi Memorabilia, Other Items

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). 2 Arrests Made in Theft of Nazi Memorabilia, Other Items. U.S. News. 26 May.

LA art dealer sentenced in theft from high-profile clients

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). LA art dealer sentenced in theft from high-profile clients. Star Tribune. 22 May.

Historic Rolls-Royce vandalized, but stolen parts found

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Historic Rolls-Royce vandalized, but stolen parts found. Bristol Herald Courier. 14 May.

Tiara adorned with 367 diamonds stolen from German museum

(Germany)

Associated Press (2017). Tiara adorned with 367 diamonds stolen from German museum. The Daily Mail. 8 May.

Painting stolen by Nazis to rotate between Paris and US

(France; United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Painting stolen by Nazis to rotate between Paris and US. The Times of Israel. 28 April.

Auction of Soviet art triggers probe; art market on guard

(Russia)

Associated Press (2017). Auction of Soviet art triggers probe; art market on guard. The Daily Mail. 27 April.

Bern museum awaits works from Gurlitt art collection in June

(Switzerland; Germany)

Associated Press (2017). Bern museum awaits works from Gurlitt art collection in June. News 1130. 26 April.

Ecuadoran tourist cited for writing names on Roman Colosseum

(Italy)

Associated Press (2017). Ecuadoran tourist cited for writing names on Roman Colosseum. The Daily Mail. 11 April.

Controversial tribal artifacts sale lures few bidders

(New Caledonia; France)

Associated Press (2017). Controversial tribal artifacts sale lures few bidders. The Daily Mail. 4 April.

Donors urged to guard heritage threatened by war, extremism

(France; Syria; Iraq)

Associated Press (2017). Donors urged to guard heritage threatened by war, extremism. The Daily Mail. 20 March.

Thieves' smoke bombs spark panic in Venice's St Mark's Square

(Italy)

Associated Press (2017). Thieves' smoke bombs spark panic in Venice's St Mark's Square. The Telegraph. 17 March.

Stolen Stradivarius violin will sing again

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Stolen Stradivarius violin will sing again. Deccan Chronicle. 10 March.

Photos reveal ISIL's destruction to antiquities museum in Mosul

(Iraq)

Associated Press (2017). Photos reveal ISIL's destruction to antiquities museum in Mosul. The National. 8 March.

Kidnapped German archaeologists freed in northern Nigeria

(Nigeria)

Associated Press (2017). Kidnapped German archaeologists freed in northern Nigeria. The Guardian. 26 February.

Iraq hopes to reclaim heritage lost to Islamic State group

(Iraq)

Associated Press (2017). Iraq hopes to reclaim heritage lost to Islamic State group. The Daily Mail. 23 February.

Germany returns Adolph von Menzel drawing sold under Nazi persecution

(Germany)

Associated Press (2017). Germany returns Adolph von Menzel drawing sold under Nazi persecution. CBC. 20 February.

Lincoln sculpture stolen from museum found in a church

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Lincoln sculpture stolen from museum found in a church. Star Tribune. 14 February.

Albania stops smugglers of 230 ancient Apollonia artifacts

(Albania)

Associated Press (2017). Albania stops smugglers of 230 ancient Apollonia artifacts. The Pueblo Chieftan. 12 February.

Thai Official Arrested in Japan With 3 Paintings From Hotel

(Japan; Thailand)

Associated Press (2017). Thai Official Arrested in Japan With 3 Paintings From Hotel. Salon. 25 January.

Spanish Police Announce Arrests in Cultural Artifacts Ring

(Spain)

Associated Press (2017). Spanish Police Announce Arrests in Cultural Artifacts Ring. The New York Times. 22 January.

Pennsylvania mayor due in court over hoard of wild west memorabilia

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Pennsylvania mayor due in court over hoard of wild west memorabilia. The Guardian. 22 January.

Europe Wants More Protection Against Antiquities Trafficking

(General)

Associated Press (2017). Europe Wants More Protection Against Antiquities Trafficking. The New York Times. 13 January.

Stolen masterpiece paintings returned to Italy from Ukraine

(Italy; Ukraine)

Associated Press (2016). Stolen masterpiece paintings returned to Italy from Ukraine. The Guardian. 21 December.

Ancient skeleton to return to Native Americans for reburial

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Ancient skeleton to return to Native Americans for reburial. Business Insider. 19 December.

Ali Center theft suspect arrested; Ali artwork still missing

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Ali Center theft suspect arrested; Ali artwork still missing. The Daily Mail. 8 December.

France pays £24m into new fund to protect cultural heritage sites

(France)

Associated Press (2016). France pays £24m into new fund to protect cultural heritage sites. The Guardian. 4 December.

Jewish family battles Spain museum over art looted by Nazis

(Spain)

Associated Press (2016). Jewish family battles Spain museum over art looted by Nazis. The Daily Mail. 4 December.

Swiss seize 9 relics allegedly stolen from Libya, Palmyra

(Switzerland; Libya; Syria)

Associated Press (2016). Swiss seize 9 relics allegedly stolen from Libya, Palmyra. The Daily Mail. 2 December.

Who deserves millions in art seized from Marcoses?

(Philippines)

Associated Press (2016). Who deserves millions in art seized from Marcoses?. Inquirer. 28 November.

Painting sold by Jewish couple to fund their escape from Nazi Germany to America is returned to their granddaughter almost eight decades later

(United States of America; France)

Associated Press (2016). Painting sold by Jewish couple to fund their escape from Nazi Germany to America is returned to their granddaughter almost eight decades later. The Daily Mail. 28 November.

Emirati Police Holding 3 Foreigners Trying to Sell Artifacts

(United Arab Emirates)

Associated Press (2016). Emirati Police Holding 3 Foreigners Trying to Sell Artifacts. ABC United States. 18 October.

UNESCO-backed exhibit in Rome features 3 destroyed treasures

(Italy; Syria)

Associated Press (2016). UNESCO-backed exhibit in Rome features 3 destroyed treasures. The Daily Mail. 6 October.

Dismay over 'crude' repairs to ancient section of Great Wall of China

(China)

Associated Press (2016). Dismay over 'crude' repairs to ancient section of Great Wall of China. The Guardian. 22 September.

US government sues over Michigan, Maine lighthouse lenses

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). US government sues over Michigan, Maine lighthouse lenses. The Daily Mail. 12 September.

Verdict expected in vast theft scam at French auction house

(France)

Associated Press (2016). Verdict expected in vast theft scam at French auction house. Salon. 6 September.

Ohio man who bought Native American remains gets probation

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Ohio man who bought Native American remains gets probation. Fox. 19 August.

National Gallery returns drawing to heir of Holocaust victim

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). National Gallery returns drawing to heir of Holocaust victim. WHIO. 18 August.

Plea bargain in case of removal of Native American artifacts

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Plea bargain in case of removal of Native American artifacts. The Daily Mail. 16 August.

Apollo 11 lunar samples bag the focus of legal dispute after it was stolen and sold by former Space Center director

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Apollo 11 lunar samples bag the focus of legal dispute after it was stolen and sold by former Space Center director. The Daily Mail. 6 August.

Cologne cathedral hires lawyer to stop Pokemon players

(Germany)

Associated Press (2016). Cologne cathedral hires lawyer to stop Pokemon players. Catholic Herald. 27 July.

Theft of ancient bones a 'debacle' for National Park Service

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Theft of ancient bones a 'debacle' for National Park Service. The Daily Mail. 4 July.

Ancient Egyptian Relics Returned After Surfacing at Israeli Auction

(Egypt; Israel)

Associated Press (2016). Ancient Egyptian Relics Returned After Surfacing at Israeli Auction. Haaretz. 21 June.

Hoax? Rome firm claims new Modigliani but offers no evidence

(Italy)

Associated Press (2016). Hoax? Rome firm claims new Modigliani but offers no evidence. KRQE News. 18 June.

Spanish police nab 2 in possession of 10,000 stolen artworks

(Spain)

Associated Press (2016). Spanish police nab 2 in possession of 10,000 stolen artworks. The Daily Mail. 18 June.

Sale of Depression-era painting draws a federal lawsuit

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Sale of Depression-era painting draws a federal lawsuit. The Daily Mail. 31 May.

The Latest: Officials say Acoma shield was stolen years ago

(United States of America; France)

Associated Press (2016). The Latest: Officials say Acoma shield was stolen years ago. Yahoo News. 27 May.

Police: $25K oil painting stolen from Connecticut home

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Police: $25K oil painting stolen from Connecticut home. The Washington Times. 27 May.

Russia builds military camp near ancient site in Palmyra

(Syria; Russia)

Associated Press (2016). Russia builds military camp near ancient site in Palmyra. The Daily Mail. 17 May.

France returns Nazi-stolen Degas drawing to rightful owners

(France)

Associated Press (2016). France returns Nazi-stolen Degas drawing to rightful owners. CBC. 9 May.

Revered Chinese monk is mummified and covered in gold leaf

(China)

Associated Press (2016). Revered Chinese monk is mummified and covered in gold leaf. The Daily Mail. 28 April.

Ex-Art Studio Worker Pleads Guilty in 'Afghan Girl' Theft

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Ex-Art Studio Worker Pleads Guilty in 'Afghan Girl' Theft. ABC United States. 25 April.

Painting looted by Nazis coming to auction in NYC

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Painting looted by Nazis coming to auction in NYC. The Times of Israel. 23 April.

Jewish family makes claims to prized Passover manuscript

(Israel)

Associated Press (2016). Jewish family makes claims to prized Passover manuscript. The Daily Mail. 21 April.

Italy Recovers 3 Paintings Seized During World War II

(Italy; Luxembourg)

Associated Press (2016). Italy Recovers 3 Paintings Seized During World War II. ABC United States. 18 April.

Guards hop to it: Huge rabbit artwork gets 24/7 security

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Guards hop to it: Huge rabbit artwork gets 24/7 security. KEPRTV. 6 April.

Man spent $44.5K on Confederate jacket; New Orleans museum says it was stolen

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Man spent $44.5K on Confederate jacket; New Orleans museum says it was stolen. The Times-Picayune. 4 April.

Columbus family sues after Air Force museum security holds them at gunpoint

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Columbus family sues after Air Force museum security holds them at gunpoint. Cleveland.com. 4 April.

Indiana group seeks tough penalties for cemetery vandalism

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Indiana group seeks tough penalties for cemetery vandalism. The Washington Times. 2 April.

Teen arrested in theft of model spaceship from UFO museum

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Teen arrested in theft of model spaceship from UFO museum. Salon. 28 March.

Confederate jacket sparks dispute between Alabama collector, museum

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Confederate jacket sparks dispute between Alabama collector, museum. The Times Free Press. 28 March.

UK teens face theft charges in Poland over Auschwitz items

(Poland; United Kingdom)

Associated Press (2016). UK teens face theft charges in Poland over Auschwitz items. The Times of Israel. 21 March.

Christian hamlet in Syria bears scars of fierce fighting

(Syria)

Associated Press (2016). Christian hamlet in Syria bears scars of fierce fighting. The Daily Mail. 3 March.

Ancient Egypt tablet back after collector notified officials

(Egypt; Switzerland)

Associated Press (2016). Ancient Egypt tablet back after collector notified officials. The Daily Mail. 3 March.

Unesco and Italy team up to protect art and artefacts from terrorists

(Italy)

Associated Press (2016). Unesco and Italy team up to protect art and artefacts from terrorists. The Guardian. 16 February.

Italy sets up Unesco task force to protect antiquities in conflict areas

(Italy)

Associated Press (2016). Italy sets up Unesco task force to protect antiquities in conflict areas. The Art Newspaper. 16 February.

Former Capitol cop accused of stealing state painting

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Former Capitol cop accused of stealing state painting. Journal Sentinel. 6 February.

Colombia High Court Weighs Demand Spain Return Gold Treasure

(Colombia; Spain)

Associated Press (2016). Colombia High Court Weighs Demand Spain Return Gold Treasure. Associated Press. 28 January.

Family agrees to let MSU museum keep ancient elk

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Family agrees to let MSU museum keep ancient elk. The Detroit News. 20 January.

A Deming man accused of digging on federal land in New Mexico and damaging an archaeological resource has changed his plea to guilty

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). A Deming man accused of digging on federal land in New Mexico and damaging an archaeological resource has changed his plea to guilty. Daily Journal. 15 January.

Ancient elk bones returned to MSU museum after 32 years

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Ancient elk bones returned to MSU museum after 32 years. Detroit Free Press. 11 January.

US Artworks Delivered to Iran

(Iran; United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). US Artworks Delivered to Iran. The New York Times. 19 December.

Libya's cultural heritage 'being destroyed and plundered by Isis'

(Libya)

Associated Press (2015). Libya's cultural heritage 'being destroyed and plundered by Isis'. The Guardian. 15 December.

Gurlitt task force identifies 5th work looted by Nazis

(Germany)

Associated Press (2015). Gurlitt task force identifies 5th work looted by Nazis. The Daily Mail. 2 December.

Philippines launches search for Imelda Marcos's lost treasures

(Philippines)

Associated Press (2015). Philippines launches search for Imelda Marcos's lost treasures. The Guardian. 27 November.

Hollande proposes refuge for Middle Eastern art

(France)

Associated Press (2015). Hollande proposes refuge for Middle Eastern art. The Daily Star. 17 November.

Agency to remove art by Native American activist prisoner

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Agency to remove art by Native American activist prisoner. The Washington Times. 15 November.

Ohio man ordered to write paper after drunken ride on ancient burial mound

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Ohio man ordered to write paper after drunken ride on ancient burial mound. The Guardian. 7 November.

Former Wyoming museum director gets community service for theft

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Former Wyoming museum director gets community service for theft. Billings Gazette. 2 November.

Court rules stolen $200m Vincent van Gogh painting can stay at Yale

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Court rules stolen $200m Vincent van Gogh painting can stay at Yale. The Guardian. 26 October.

Drunk California man accused of spraying graffiti on prehistoric carvings

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Drunk California man accused of spraying graffiti on prehistoric carvings. The Guardian. 23 October.

Cuban artist El Sexto released from jail for planned art piece criticizing Castros

(Cuba)

Associated Press (2015). Cuban artist El Sexto released from jail for planned art piece criticizing Castros. The Guardian. 20 October.

Studio: No evidence 'Maze Runner' cast took artifacts

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Studio: No evidence 'Maze Runner' cast took artifacts. KOAT. 9 October.

3 tomb raiders die from lack of air while attempting to rob ancient grave in central China

(China)

Associated Press (2015). 3 tomb raiders die from lack of air while attempting to rob ancient grave in central China. Fox. 30 September.

Ancient carving stolen more than 40 years ago in Mexico found in France

(Mexico; France)

Associated Press (2015). Ancient carving stolen more than 40 years ago in Mexico found in France. Fox. 24 September.

Stolen Picasso painting found in New Jersey makes its way back to Paris museum

(France; United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Stolen Picasso painting found in New Jersey makes its way back to Paris museum. CTV. 24 September.

California wildfires reveal artifacts; state officials working to stop looters

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). California wildfires reveal artifacts; state officials working to stop looters. San Jose Mercury News. 14 September.

Target practice at Utah Lake is erasing ancient art

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Target practice at Utah Lake is erasing ancient art. Local News 8. 26 August.

Dutch police arrest man suspected of trying to sell fake Van Gogh painting

(Netherlands)

Associated Press (2015). Dutch police arrest man suspected of trying to sell fake Van Gogh painting. The Guardian. 21 August.

PGR va tras grafiteros de pinturas rupestres

(Mexico)

PGR going after rock art vandals

Associated Press (2015). PGR va tras grafiteros de pinturas rupestres. Sipse. 12 August.

UPDATE: Stolen Artifacts Left at Twin Falls Police Department

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). UPDATE: Stolen Artifacts Left at Twin Falls Police Department. MagicValley.com. 5 August.

Putin puts Crimean archaeological site under federal control

(Ukraine; Russia)

Associated Press (2015). Putin puts Crimean archaeological site under federal control. Daily Herald. 1 August.

Man admits swapping classic Chinese artworks for fakes he painted himself

(China)

Associated Press (2015). Man admits swapping classic Chinese artworks for fakes he painted himself. The Guardian. 21 July.

German court studying Gurlitt will seeks psychiatric report

(Germany)

Associated Press (2015). German court studying Gurlitt will seeks psychiatric report. ABC United States. 10 July.

Greek former archaeologist held for allegedly pilfering digs

(Greece)

Associated Press (2015). Greek former archaeologist held for allegedly pilfering digs. The San Diego Union-Tribune. 18 June.

Museums band together to watch for looted Iraqi artifacts

(Iraq)

Associated Press (2015). Museums band together to watch for looted Iraqi artifacts. Yahoo News. 1 June.

Gold coins also reported missing from Boston Public Library

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Gold coins also reported missing from Boston Public Library. The New Zealand Herald. 30 May.

Hitler's horse sculptures found by German police

(Germany)

Associated Press (2015). Hitler's horse sculptures found by German police. The Telegraph. 21 May.

Matisse painting from Gurlitt's Nazi-looted art collection returned to owners

(Germany)

Associated Press (2015). Matisse painting from Gurlitt's Nazi-looted art collection returned to owners. DW. 15 May.

Iraq says ISIS demolishes ruins to cover up looting operations

(Iraq)

Associated Press (2015). Iraq says ISIS demolishes ruins to cover up looting operations. Asharq Al-Aswat. 12 May.

Syrian authorities seize 6,000 looted antiquities

(Syria; Lebanon)

Associated Press (2015). Syrian authorities seize 6,000 looted antiquities. The Times of Israel. 9 May.

New York couple returns stolen Andean paintings to Bolivia

(Bolivia; United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). New York couple returns stolen Andean paintings to Bolivia. U-T San Diego. 9 April.

Judge ends Maine man's attempt to salvage Cape Cod shipwreck

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Judge ends Maine man's attempt to salvage Cape Cod shipwreck. 12 News Now. 1 April.

Ancient Native American site desecrated

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2014). Ancient Native American site desecrated. CBS. 4 August.

Norwegian museum agrees to return looted Matisse

(Norway)

Associated Press (2014). Norwegian museum agrees to return looted Matisse. Haaretz. 23 March.

2 Utah men plead guilty, avoid jail for ruining ancient rock formation

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2014). 2 Utah men plead guilty, avoid jail for ruining ancient rock formation. Las Vegas Review-Journal. 19 March.

Officials keeping people away from new Wanapum shoreline

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2014). Officials keeping people away from new Wanapum shoreline. KIMA. 17 March.

Sacred art stolen from Andean churches

(General)

Associated Press (2013). Sacred art stolen from Andean churches. The Telegraph. 26 August.

Dutch art heist paintings may have been burned by suspect's mother

(Netherlands; Romania)

Associated Press (2013). Dutch art heist paintings may have been burned by suspect's mother. The Guardian. 17 July.

Stolen Picasso 'burned in stove' in Romania

(Romania; Netherlands)

Associated Press (2013). Stolen Picasso 'burned in stove' in Romania. The Guardian. 17 June.

Three Romanians admit stealing paintings from Dutch museum

(Netherlands; Romania)

Associated Press (2012). Three Romanians admit stealing paintings from Dutch museum. The Guardian. 22 October.

Picasso and Mondrian works stolen from Athens art gallery

(Greece)

Associated Press (2012). Picasso and Mondrian works stolen from Athens art gallery. The Guardian. 9 January.

Vincent van Gogh painting recovered after being stolen from Cairo museum

(Egypt)

Associated Press (2010). Vincent van Gogh painting recovered after being stolen from Cairo museum. The Guardian. 21 August.

Turkey wins back ancient coins from American millionaire

(Turkey; Germany; United States of America)

Associated Press (1999). Turkey wins back ancient coins from American millionaire. Associated Press. 4 March.

Police Nab Antique Thief, Seize 700-year-old statue

(Nepal; India)

Associated Press (1994). Police Nab Antique Thief, Seize 700-year-old statue. Associated Press. 20 December.