Author: Reuters

Experts Racing Against Antiquities Robbers in Hunt for Dead Sea Scrolls

(Palestine; Israel)

Reuters (2019). Experts Racing Against Antiquities Robbers in Hunt for Dead Sea Scrolls. Reuters. 22 January.

Archaeologists restore ancient Palmyra artifacts

(Syria)

Reuters (2019). Archaeologists restore ancient Palmyra artifacts. Business World. 16 January.

Chilean court to hear case of stolen statutes, artifacts

(Chile)

Reuters (2018). Chilean court to hear case of stolen statutes, artifacts. Channel NewsAsia. 21 December.

Vandalism and Neglect Haunt Libya's Ancient Heritage Sites

(Libya)

Reuters (2018). Vandalism and Neglect Haunt Libya's Ancient Heritage Sites. Epoch Times. 1 November.

Syrian antiquities go on display, a reminder of widespread looting during war

(Syria)

Reuters (2018). Syrian antiquities go on display, a reminder of widespread looting during war. PRI. 4 October.

Nazi-Looted Art May Still Reach Heirs of Original Jewish Owner

(Switzerland)

Reuters (2018). Nazi-Looted Art May Still Reach Heirs of Original Jewish Owner. The Jerusalem Post. 15 January.

Ancient statues looted in Lebanese war returned decades later

(Lebanon; United States of America)

Reuters (2018). Ancient statues looted in Lebanese war returned decades later. Reuters. 12 January.

Italy gets back looted mosaic from Emperor Caligula's ship

(Italy; United States of America)

Reuters (2017). Italy gets back looted mosaic from Emperor Caligula's ship. Reuters. 22 October.

Israel bans men under 50 from disputed Jerusalem holy site

(Palestine; Israel)

Reuters (2017). Israel bans men under 50 from disputed Jerusalem holy site. Cyprus Mail. 28 July.

EU executive plans crackdown on plunder smugglers, militants

(General)

Reuters (2017). EU executive plans crackdown on plunder smugglers, militants. Reuters. 13 July.

Boston art heist solved? Nope, just fraud attempt, prosecutors say

(United States of America)

Reuters (2017). Boston art heist solved? Nope, just fraud attempt, prosecutors say. Reuters. 22 May.

German group appeals decision to allow lawsuit over Nazi art theft claims

(United States of America; Germany)

Reuters (2017). German group appeals decision to allow lawsuit over Nazi art theft claims. Reuters. 21 April.

Italy wins G-7 backing for U.N. peacekeeping force for culture

(Italy)

Reuters (2017). Italy wins G-7 backing for U.N. peacekeeping force for culture. Japan Times. 2 April.

Germany pays €1.2 million for Kirchner painting seized by Nazis

(Germany)

Reuters (2017). Germany pays €1.2 million for Kirchner painting seized by Nazis. Ynet News. 31 March.

Less damage to ancient Palmyra than feared, Syrian antiquities chief says

(Syria)

Reuters (2017). Less damage to ancient Palmyra than feared, Syrian antiquities chief says. Reuters. 3 March.

Michigan Art Dealer Gets Three Years in Prison for Selling Fake Paintings

(United States of America)

Reuters (2017). Michigan Art Dealer Gets Three Years in Prison for Selling Fake Paintings. NBC. 16 February.

Mobster said to know location of art in biggest US heist near death, attorney says

(United States of America)

Reuters (2016). Mobster said to know location of art in biggest US heist near death, attorney says. The Guardian. 1 October.

Ukraine hands back stolen paintings to Dutch museum

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Reuters (2016). Ukraine hands back stolen paintings to Dutch museum. Reuters. 16 September.

IS destruction too extensive to restore Temple of Bel in Syria's Palmyra

(Syria)

Reuters (2016). IS destruction too extensive to restore Temple of Bel in Syria's Palmyra. Reuters. 23 July.

Giacometti art trove at centre of Franco-Swiss legal tussle

(Switzerland; France)

Reuters (2016). Giacometti art trove at centre of Franco-Swiss legal tussle. The Daily Mail. 4 July.

Stolen marble head of Rome's first emperor returns to Italy

(Italy)

Reuters (2016). Stolen marble head of Rome's first emperor returns to Italy. Reuters. 14 June.

Relic of Pope John Paul II stolen from Cologne Cathedral

(Germany)

Reuters (2016). Relic of Pope John Paul II stolen from Cologne Cathedral. Business Insider. 5 June.

Kraftwerk lose legal battle over their music being sampled

(Germany)

Reuters (2016). Kraftwerk lose legal battle over their music being sampled. The Guardian. 31 May.

Israel returns to Egypt two stolen artefacts

(Egypt; Israel)

Reuters (2016). Israel returns to Egypt two stolen artefacts. Ahram Online. 22 May.

Ukraine recovers 17 paintings stolen from Verona museum

(Ukraine; Italy)

Reuters (2016). Ukraine recovers 17 paintings stolen from Verona museum. Reuters. 12 May.

Hacker Guccifer who leaked Bush paintings, racy Powell emails to be extradited to US

(United States of America; Romania)

Reuters (2016). Hacker Guccifer who leaked Bush paintings, racy Powell emails to be extradited to US. New York Post. 4 March.

Illegal dumping in Roman catacombs leaves precious ancient site polluted

(Italy)

Reuters (2016). Illegal dumping in Roman catacombs leaves precious ancient site polluted. The Guardian. 26 January.

Spanish galleon with rumoured £1bn treasure hoard found, says Colombia's president

(Colombia)

Reuters (2015). Spanish galleon with rumoured £1bn treasure hoard found, says Colombia's president. The Guardian. 5 December.

Pakistani lawyer files petition for return of Koh-i-noor crown jewels diamond

(United Kingdom; Pakistan; India)

Reuters (2015). Pakistani lawyer files petition for return of Koh-i-noor crown jewels diamond. The Guardian. 3 December.

Frescoes stolen from ancient tomb go on display in Italy

(Italy)

Reuters (2015). Frescoes stolen from ancient tomb go on display in Italy. Reuters. 26 November.

Man stole brains from medical museum and put them on eBay

(United States of America)

Reuters (2015). Man stole brains from medical museum and put them on eBay. The Guardian. 25 November.

Court postpones hearing on alleged Connecticut mobster

(United States of America)

Reuters (2015). Court postpones hearing on alleged Connecticut mobster. Reuters. 10 November.

John Lennon's guitar sold for $2.4m at auction

(United States of America; United Kingdom)

Reuters (2015). John Lennon's guitar sold for $2.4m at auction. The Guardian. 8 November.

U.S. Supreme Court denies appeal seeking return of Jim Thorpe's remains

(United States of America)

Reuters (2015). U.S. Supreme Court denies appeal seeking return of Jim Thorpe's remains. The Daily Mail. 5 October.

Vanishing artefacts: China's cultural treasures stolen or destroyed from lack of resources

(China)

Reuters (2015). Vanishing artefacts: China's cultural treasures stolen or destroyed from lack of resources. South China Morning Post. 28 September.

Russia asks Britain to block auction of 'stolen' painting

(Russia)

Reuters (2015). Russia asks Britain to block auction of 'stolen' painting. Reuters. 30 May.

ISIS Executes 20 Men In Palmyra's Ancient Amphitheater

(Syria)

Reuters (2015). ISIS Executes 20 Men In Palmyra's Ancient Amphitheater. Reuters. 27 May.

Swiss museum publishes list of Nazi loot art trove

(Switzerland)

Reuters (2014). Swiss museum publishes list of Nazi loot art trove. Times of Malta. 29 November.

Tibet to return Nepal's ancient stolen statues

(Nepal; Tibet)

Reuters (2007). Tibet to return Nepal's ancient stolen statues. Hindustan Times. 18 June.