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Articles for May 2015

201 articles found.

Mummy Displayed in Hungary Sets Chinese Villagers in Pursuit of Lost Icon

(China; Hungary)

Amy Quin (2015). Mummy Displayed in Hungary Sets Chinese Villagers in Pursuit of Lost Icon. The New York Times. 3 May.

Mummy Displayed in Hungary Sets Chinese Villagers in Pursuit of Lost Icon

(China; Hungary; Netherlands)

Amy Qin (2015). Mummy Displayed in Hungary Sets Chinese Villagers in Pursuit of Lost Icon. The New York Times. 3 May.

Desconocidos profanan tumbas prehispánicas y roban momias de "Huaca"

(Peru)

Unknown people descrate graves and steal prehispanic mummies from a 'huaca'

Redacción Multimedia (2015). Desconocidos profanan tumbas prehispánicas y roban momias de "Huaca". Diario Correo. 4 May.

A Nepal temple will receive devotees today amid fears of looting

(Nepal)

AFP (2015). A Nepal temple will receive devotees today amid fears of looting. Deccan Chronicle. 4 May.

A Nepal temple will receive devotees today amid fears of looting

(Nepal)

AFP (2015). A Nepal temple will receive devotees today amid fears of looting. Deccan Chronicle. 4 May.

Operation Hidden Idol: The Struggle To Bring Back Indian Antiquities

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar (2015). Operation Hidden Idol: The Struggle To Bring Back Indian Antiquities. Swarajya. 4 May.

Balochistan's assets: Govt disinterest keeps smuggled relics in Europe

(Pakistan)

Mohammad Zafar (2015). Balochistan's assets: Govt disinterest keeps smuggled relics in Europe. The Express Tribune. 4 May.

Ukrainians Try to Solve the Mystery of the Golden Loaf

(Ukraine)

James Marson (2015). Ukrainians Try to Solve the Mystery of the Golden Loaf. The Wall Street Journal. 4 May.

AG: Mineral museum collection not stolen

(United States of America)

Yvonne Wingett Sanchez (2015). AG: Mineral museum collection not stolen. AZ Central. 4 May.

The ageing gangster and the mystery of the missing masterpieces

(United States of America)

Raf Sanchez (2015). The ageing gangster and the mystery of the missing masterpieces. The Telegraph. 4 May.

Judicial officials suspected of antiquities smuggling

(Egypt)

Amira El-Fekki (2015). Judicial officials suspected of antiquities smuggling. Daily News Egypt. 4 May.

Cometen en Yucatán un robo para Ripley

(Mexico)

Robbery commited in Yucatán for 'Ripley's'

Sergio Grosjean (2015). Cometen en Yucatán un robo para Ripley. Sipse. 4 May.

Desconocidos profanan tumbas prehispánicas y roban momias de "Huaca" (FOTOS)

(Peru)

Unknown people descrate graves and steal prehispanic mummies from a 'huaca'

Redacción Multimedia (2015). Desconocidos profanan tumbas prehispánicas y roban momias de "Huaca" (FOTOS). Diario Correo. 4 May.

Egypt's prosecution orders media gag on antiquities smuggling case

(Egypt)

Ahram Online (2015). Egypt's prosecution orders media gag on antiquities smuggling case. Ahram Online. 4 May.

A 17th-century painting looted by the Nazis was returned to its owner today

(United States of America; France)

Anne Quito (2015). A 17th-century painting looted by the Nazis was returned to its owner today. Quartz. 5 May.

Mobster Suspected In Museum Theft Case Pleads Not Guilty To Gun Charges

(United States of America)

Edmund H. Mahony (2015). Mobster Suspected In Museum Theft Case Pleads Not Guilty To Gun Charges. Hartford Courant. 5 May.

A 17th-century painting looted by the Nazis was returned to its owner today

(United States of America; France)

Anne Quito (2015). A 17th-century painting looted by the Nazis was returned to its owner today. Quartz. 5 May.

Police probe theft of Roman artefacts from Melrose Abbey

(United Kingdom)

The Herald (2015). Police probe theft of Roman artefacts from Melrose Abbey. The Herald. 5 May.

Stolen Buddha sculpture head to unite with the body at Taiwan exhibition

(China)

Xinhua (2015). Stolen Buddha sculpture head to unite with the body at Taiwan exhibition. Xinhua. 5 May.

Returning the Spoils of World War II, Taken by Americans

(United States of America)

Tom Mashberg (2015). Returning the Spoils of World War II, Taken by Americans. The New York Times. 5 May.

New Art Restitution Effort Fueled By Return Of Work

(United States of America)

Stewart Ain (2015). New Art Restitution Effort Fueled By Return Of Work. The Jewish Week. 6 May.

Ante inseguridad, iglesia alista catálogo de reliquias

(Mexico)

Faced with insecurity, church prepares a catalogue of relics

Yasmin Mariche (2015). Ante inseguridad, iglesia alista catálogo de reliquias. Imagen del Golfo. 6 May.

Stolen Lowry paintings are being used as currency by drug-dealing crime bosses says victim of £1m art heist

(United Kingdom)

Neal Keeling (2015). Stolen Lowry paintings are being used as currency by drug-dealing crime bosses says victim of £1m art heist. Manchester Evening News. 6 May.

Ante inseguridad, iglesia alista catálogo de reliquias

(Mexico)

Faced with insecurity, church relics are being catalogued

Yasmin Mariche (2015). Ante inseguridad, iglesia alista catálogo de reliquias. Imagen del Golfo. 6 May.

Who Are the Rightful Owners of Artifacts of Oppression?

(United States of America)

Aaminah Shakur (2015). Who Are the Rightful Owners of Artifacts of Oppression?. Hyperallergic. 7 May.

Master Xingyun of Taiwan donates relics to place of origin

(China)

CNTV (2015). Master Xingyun of Taiwan donates relics to place of origin. CNTV. 7 May.

How Thieves Stole The Most Expensive Watch In The World: An Excerpt From Marie Antoinette's Watch

(Israel)

John Biggs (2015). How Thieves Stole The Most Expensive Watch In The World: An Excerpt From Marie Antoinette's Watch. Tech Crunch. 7 May.

Who Are the Rightful Owners of Artifacts of Oppression?

(United States of America)

Aaminah Shakur (2015). Who Are the Rightful Owners of Artifacts of Oppression?. Hyperallergic. 7 May.

Stolen art returned to Herefordshire churches

(United Kingdom)

Bill Tanner (2015). Stolen art returned to Herefordshire churches. Hereford Times. 7 May.

Looters prowl as Nepal's treasures SPILL INTO VIEW

(Nepal)

Deutsche Presse Agentur (2015). Looters prowl as Nepal's treasures SPILL INTO VIEW. The Nation. 7 May.

Thief targets Nazi memorabilia in Red Deer Antique Mall theft

(Canada)

Kyle Morris (2015). Thief targets Nazi memorabilia in Red Deer Antique Mall theft. 630 CHED. 8 May.

'Let's not be lulled by idol diplomacy'

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar (2015). 'Let's not be lulled by idol diplomacy'. The Times of India. 8 May.

Dutch Collector Agrees to Return Mummified Buddha

(China; Netherlands)

Ma (2015). Dutch Collector Agrees to Return Mummified Buddha. CRIEnglish. 8 May.

'Let's not be lulled by idol diplomacy'

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar (2015). 'Let's not be lulled by idol diplomacy'. The Times of India. 8 May.

Thief targets Nazi memorabilia in Red Deer Antique Mall theft

(Canada)

Kyle Morris (2015). Thief targets Nazi memorabilia in Red Deer Antique Mall theft. 630 CHED. 8 May.

Nepal's Only National Art Collection in Peril After Earthquake

(Nepal)

Benjamin Sutton (2015). Nepal's Only National Art Collection in Peril After Earthquake. Hyperallergic. 8 May.

Lebanon wages war on antiquities smuggling

(Lebanon)

India Stoughton (2015). Lebanon wages war on antiquities smuggling. The Daily Star. 8 May.

Why aren't American museums doing more to return Nazi-looted art?

(United States of America)

Elizabeth Campbell Karlsgodt (2015). Why aren't American museums doing more to return Nazi-looted art?. Fortune. 9 May.

Ancient jewel-studded vest missing after Nepal quake

(Nepal)

IANS (2015). Ancient jewel-studded vest missing after Nepal quake. One India. 9 May.

Ancient jewel-studded vest missing after Nepal quake

(Nepal)

IANS (2015). Ancient jewel-studded vest missing after Nepal quake. One India. 9 May.

Two B'luru Men Among 4 Caught with 2 Idols

(India)

Express News Service (2015). Two B'luru Men Among 4 Caught with 2 Idols. The New Indian Express. 9 May.

Brooklyn reclaims wolf heads stolen from Israel Putnam statue 30 years ago

(United States of America)

Francesca Kefalas (2015). Brooklyn reclaims wolf heads stolen from Israel Putnam statue 30 years ago. Norwich Bulletin. 9 May.

Colombia police recover Garcia Marquez first edition

(Colombia)

BBC News (2015). Colombia police recover Garcia Marquez first edition. BBC News. 9 May.

Why aren't American museums doing more to return Nazi-looted art?

(United States of America)

Elizabeth Campbell Karlsgodt (2015). Why aren't American museums doing more to return Nazi-looted art?. Fortune. 9 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.

Two B'luru Men Among 4 Caught with 2 Idols

(India)

Express News Service (2015). Two B'luru Men Among 4 Caught with 2 Idols. New Indian Express. 9 May.

Israeli Antiquities Squad Stops Wannabe' 'Tomb Raiders' at Ancient Roman Catacomb

(Israel)

Tazpit News Agency (2015). Israeli Antiquities Squad Stops Wannabe' 'Tomb Raiders' at Ancient Roman Catacomb. The Jewish Press. 10 May.

Art Forger freed and making millions

(Germany)

Frankie McCamley (2015). Art Forger freed and making millions. BBC News. 10 May.

James Cuno on Museums: The Case Against Repatriating Museum Artifacts

(General)

James Cuno (2015). James Cuno on Museums: The Case Against Repatriating Museum Artifacts. Foreign Affairs. 11 May.

US Museum Returns Hanuman Statue to Cambodia

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Mech Dara (2015). US Museum Returns Hanuman Statue to Cambodia. The Cambodia Daily. 11 May.

Beijing's Old Summer Palace Replica Controversially Built As History Lesson For Young Generation

(China)

Duncan Hewitt (2015). Beijing's Old Summer Palace Replica Controversially Built As History Lesson For Young Generation. International Business Times. 11 May.

Giacometti Forgery: Art Dealers Stand Trial

(Germany)

Artlyst (2015). Giacometti Forgery: Art Dealers Stand Trial. Artlyst. 11 May.

Un español ocultaba en Tenerife arte sacro robado en iglesias suecas

(Spain; Sweden)

Spaniard hides sacred art stolen from Swedish churches in Tenerife

El País (2015). Un español ocultaba en Tenerife arte sacro robado en iglesias suecas. El País. 11 May.

Two Nazi-Looted Paintings Set for Return to Heirs of Original Owners

(Germany)

Mary M. Lane (2015). Two Nazi-Looted Paintings Set for Return to Heirs of Original Owners. The Wall Street Journal. 12 May.

It's official: Cleveland Museum of Art returns Hanuman statue to Cambodia (photos)

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Steven Litt (2015). It's official: Cleveland Museum of Art returns Hanuman statue to Cambodia (photos). Cleveland.com. 12 May.

French collectors hand back gold to China they had given to Musée Guimet

(France; China)

Vincent Noce (2015). French collectors hand back gold to China they had given to Musée Guimet. The Art Newspaper. 12 May.

Tribes say law requiring return of remains, relics, hasn't met promise

(United States of America)

Kristen Hwang (2015). Tribes say law requiring return of remains, relics, hasn't met promise. Hava Sun News. 12 May.

Challenge for Bamber Gascoigne as thieves steal valuable auction items

(United Kingdom)

Patrick Sawer (2015). Challenge for Bamber Gascoigne as thieves steal valuable auction items. The Telegraph. 12 May.

Gardner Museum announces reward for single item stolen in heist

(United States of America)

Shelley Murphy (2015). Gardner Museum announces reward for single item stolen in heist. The Boston Globe. 12 May.

Elgin Marbles: Greece should take UK to court over sculptures, claim human rights lawyers

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Ian Johnston (2015). Elgin Marbles: Greece should take UK to court over sculptures, claim human rights lawyers. The Independent. 12 May.

Missing 13th-Century Painting to be Returned to Owners in Court Settlement

(United States of America; Switzerland; United Kingdom)

Tom Mashberg (2015). Missing 13th-Century Painting to be Returned to Owners in Court Settlement. The New York Times. 12 May.

Picasso stepdaughter accuses Paris dealer of stealing artist's works

(France)

Rory Mulholland (2015). Picasso stepdaughter accuses Paris dealer of stealing artist's works. The Telegraph. 12 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.

Love Activists: 'Stolen' war memorial plaque is 'hidden behind a radiator'

(United Kingdom)

John Siddle (2015). Love Activists: 'Stolen' war memorial plaque is 'hidden behind a radiator'. Liverpool Echo. 13 May.

Greece drops option of legal action in British Museum Parthenon marbles row

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Helena Smith (2015). Greece drops option of legal action in British Museum Parthenon marbles row. The Guardian. 13 May.

Plunder of cultural heritage 'war crime': UNESCO director at Cairo conf

(Egypt)

Rany Mostafa (2015). Plunder of cultural heritage 'war crime': UNESCO director at Cairo conf. The Cairo Post. 13 May.

40 cámaras, oficiales y vidrio especial protegen a La Negrita

(Costa Rica)

40 cameras, guards, and special measures taken to protect La Negrita

Entorno Inteligente (2015). 40 cámaras, oficiales y vidrio especial protegen a La Negrita. Entorno Inteligente. 13 May.

After theft, Argentines donate prized possessions, wedding rings for new monstrance

(Argentina)

Catholic News Agency (2015). After theft, Argentines donate prized possessions, wedding rings for new monstrance. Catholic News Agency. 13 May.

Precious idols stolen from Jain temple

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Precious idols stolen from Jain temple. Business Standard. 13 May.

University releases statement on stolen art

(United States of America)

Andrew Clark (2015). University releases statement on stolen art. The Oklahoma Daily. 14 May.

Mosaics in Turkey's south were not 'botched,' says restorer

(Turkey)

Ömer Erbil (2015). Mosaics in Turkey's south were not 'botched,' says restorer. Hurriyet Daily News. 14 May.

Antiquities Minister urges amendment of UNESCO 1970 agreement

(Egypt)

Al-Masry Al-Youm (2015). Antiquities Minister urges amendment of UNESCO 1970 agreement. Egypt Independent. 14 May.

ISIS Advance in Syria Endangers Ancient Ruins at Palmyra

(Syria)

Anne Barnard, Hwaida Saad (2015). ISIS Advance in Syria Endangers Ancient Ruins at Palmyra. The New York Times. 14 May.

Priceless Raphael painting damaged by humidity as Italian museum fails to repair broken air-conditioning system

(Italy)

Nick Squires (2015). Priceless Raphael painting damaged by humidity as Italian museum fails to repair broken air-conditioning system. The Telegraph. 14 May.

Greece snubs Amal Clooney over Elgin Marbles

(Greece; United Kingdom)

Nick Squires (2015). Greece snubs Amal Clooney over Elgin Marbles. The Telegraph. 14 May.

Fight Over Hindu God Statue Hits Fed Court

(United States of America; India)

Adam Klasfeld (2015). Fight Over Hindu God Statue Hits Fed Court. Courthouse News Service. 14 May.

महेश्वर जैन मंदिर में चोरी के चार आरोपी धराए, दो फरार

(India)

Maheshwar Jain temple theft: four arrested, two absconded

Naidunia (2015). महेश्वर जैन मंदिर में चोरी के चार आरोपी धराए, दो फरार. Naidunia. 14 May.

Two antique idols seized in Tuticorin

(India; United Arab Emirates)

The Hindu (2015). Two antique idols seized in Tuticorin. The Hindu. 14 May.

Four panchaloha idols stolen from temple

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Four panchaloha idols stolen from temple. Business Standard. 14 May.

Texas Rhino-Horn Smuggler Sentenced

(United States of America; China)

Courthouse News Service (2015). Texas Rhino-Horn Smuggler Sentenced. Courthouse News Service. 14 May.

Ancient idols worth Rs 77cr being smuggled out seized in Chennai

(India)

TNN (2015). Ancient idols worth Rs 77cr being smuggled out seized in Chennai. The Times of India. 15 May.

Returning Hanuman sculpture to Cambodia a nimble, savvy play by Cleveland Museum of Art

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Steven Litt (2015). Returning Hanuman sculpture to Cambodia a nimble, savvy play by Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland.com. 15 May.

Tourists Severely Vandalize Ancient Paintings at Summer Palace

(China)

Xie Cheng (2015). Tourists Severely Vandalize Ancient Paintings at Summer Palace. CRIEnglish. 15 May.

Isis pulls back from Palmyra but fear of 'cultural atrocity' remains

(Syria)

Kareem Shaheen (2015). Isis pulls back from Palmyra but fear of 'cultural atrocity' remains. The Guardian. 15 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.

Illegal excavations damage ancient city

(Turkey)

Doğan News Agency (2015). Illegal excavations damage ancient city. Hurriyet Daily News. 15 May.

Antiquities draft law to be debated

(United Arab Emirates)

Samir Salama (2015). Antiquities draft law to be debated. Gulf News. 16 May.

Statues worth RM50,000 stolen from temple

(Malaysia)

Loshana K. Shagar, R. Aravinthan (2015). Statues worth RM50,000 stolen from temple. The Star. 16 May.

Saquean zona arqueológica en Cucurpe

(Mexico)

Archaeological site in Cucurpe looted

El Diario de Sonora (2015). Saquean zona arqueológica en Cucurpe. El Diario de Sonora. 16 May.

Gold, silver ornaments stolen from Gondal temple

(India)

TNN (2015). Gold, silver ornaments stolen from Gondal temple. The Times of India. 17 May.

The Treasure Debate

(Cyprus)

Bejay Browne (2015). The Treasure Debate. Cyprus Mail. 17 May.

A Swiss Merchant of Death's Nazi Friends and Suspicious Masterpieces

(Switzerland)

Miodrag Certic, Mia Certic (2015). A Swiss Merchant of Death's Nazi Friends and Suspicious Masterpieces. The Daily Beast. 17 May.

Rare book experts join forces to stop tome raiders

(United Kingdom)

Dalya Alberge (2015). Rare book experts join forces to stop tome raiders. The Guardian. 17 May.

We must save Palmyra or the maniacs will raze civilisation

(Syria; United Kingdom)

Boris Johnson (2015). We must save Palmyra or the maniacs will raze civilisation. The Telegraph. 17 May.

Art acquired in WWII Germany returned by Montana brothers

(United States of America; Germany)

Liz Kearney (2015). Art acquired in WWII Germany returned by Montana brothers. The Washington Times. 17 May.

Se recuperó armamento robado del museo Forestal de Villa Ana

(Argentina)

Weapons stolen from the Villa Ana Forestry Museum recovered

Amanecer (2015). Se recuperó armamento robado del museo Forestal de Villa Ana. Amanecer. 17 May.

Hundreds of stolen Roman-era artifacts recovered in police raid in Turkey

(Turkey)

BGN News (2015). Hundreds of stolen Roman-era artifacts recovered in police raid in Turkey. BGN News. 17 May.

Jewels stolen from temple

(India)

The Hindu (2015). Jewels stolen from temple. The Hindu. 17 May.

Guggenheim vs Guggenheim in French court over art treasures housed in Venice

(Italy; France)

AFP (2015). Guggenheim vs Guggenheim in French court over art treasures housed in Venice. Art Daily. 18 May.

Russian billionaire's family trust joins Picasso heir in accusations against leading art dealer

(France)

Vincent Noce (2015). Russian billionaire's family trust joins Picasso heir in accusations against leading art dealer. The Art Newspaper. 18 May.

Valuable, 60-year-old bonsai stolen from Federal Way museum

(United States of America)

Leah Todd (2015). Valuable, 60-year-old bonsai stolen from Federal Way museum. Seattle Times. 18 May.

Cairo Declaration to protect Middle East cultural heritage

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Cairo Declaration to protect Middle East cultural heritage. Ahram Online. 18 May.

Looming spectre of theft at art galleries

(South Africa)

Hlabangani Mtshali (2015). Looming spectre of theft at art galleries. The Citizen. 18 May.

Boy digs up 1,400-year old wine press in Jerusalem

(Israel)

Ruth Schuster (2015). Boy digs up 1,400-year old wine press in Jerusalem. Haaretz. 18 May.

Activists accuse antiquities minister of destroying vital heritage site

(Egypt)

Ahram Online (2015). Activists accuse antiquities minister of destroying vital heritage site. Ahram Online. 18 May.

700-yr-old idol recovered

(India)

Deccan Herald (2015). 700-yr-old idol recovered. Deccan Herald. 18 May.

$75K in Grateful Dead memorabilia stolen from Union auction house, police say

(United States of America)

Northwest Herald (2015). $75K in Grateful Dead memorabilia stolen from Union auction house, police say. Northwest Herald. 18 May.

Coral Gables homeowner: Crime ring behind theft of paintings

(United States of America)

WSVN (2015). Coral Gables homeowner: Crime ring behind theft of paintings. WSVN. 19 May.

Nepalese call for return of stolen statues after quakes

(Nepal)

Alexandre Capron, Joy Lynn Davis (2015). Nepalese call for return of stolen statues after quakes. France 24. 19 May.

Stolen 15th-century Torbryan church icons recovered by police

(United Kingdom)

Steven Morris, Maev Kennedy (2015). Stolen 15th-century Torbryan church icons recovered by police. The Guardian. 19 May.

Cops get a tip-off on artefact smuggling from Iraq cities under IS siege

(India; Iraq)

Rashmi Rajput (2015). Cops get a tip-off on artefact smuggling from Iraq cities under IS siege. The Indian Express. 19 May.

Egypt antiquities ministry responds to accusations of Alexandria excavation site 'destruction'

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egypt antiquities ministry responds to accusations of Alexandria excavation site 'destruction'. Ahram Online. 19 May.

Did Dmitry Rybolovlev Buy Paintings Stolen From Picasso's Stepdaughter?

(France)

Eileen Kinsella (2015). Did Dmitry Rybolovlev Buy Paintings Stolen From Picasso's Stepdaughter?. ArtNet News. 19 May.

Thieves break antique idols hoping to find gold inside

(India)

The Hindu (2015). Thieves break antique idols hoping to find gold inside. The Hindu. 19 May.

Rembrandt, Dürer artwork missing from Boston Public Library

(United States of America)

Jack Encarnacao (2015). Rembrandt, Dürer artwork missing from Boston Public Library. Boston Herald. 19 May.

Angry Juror Booted, Detained In $11M Art Theft Trial

(United States of America)

Beth Winegarner (2015). Angry Juror Booted, Detained In $11M Art Theft Trial. Law 360. 19 May.

Customs foil bid to smuggle Buddha statues

(Pakistan)

Obaid Abbasi (2015). Customs foil bid to smuggle Buddha statues. The Express Tribune. 20 May.

Greece Presents Proposal on Stopping Illicit Trade of Cultural Goods at UNESCO Meeting

(Greece)

A. Makris (2015). Greece Presents Proposal on Stopping Illicit Trade of Cultural Goods at UNESCO Meeting. Greek Reporter. 20 May.

Detectives unearth scores of church thefts dating back 10 years

(United Kingdom)

Steven Morris (2015). Detectives unearth scores of church thefts dating back 10 years. The Guardian. 20 May.

Library employee may have taken artwork, police say

(United States of America)

Shelley Murphy (2015). Library employee may have taken artwork, police say. The Boston Globe. 20 May.

Apis Bull of Hadrian is safe and sound: antiquities ministry

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Apis Bull of Hadrian is safe and sound: antiquities ministry. Ahram Online. 20 May.

Neuquén es la provincia que más lucha contra el tráfico arqueológico y paleontológico

(Argentina)

Neuquén is the province that is leading the fight against archaeological and paleontological trafficking

Neuquen al Instante (2015). Neuquén es la provincia que más lucha contra el tráfico arqueológico y paleontológico. Neuquen al Instante. 20 May.

Valuable bonsai recovered after theft from Federal Way museum

(United States of America)

Christine Clarridge (2015). Valuable bonsai recovered after theft from Federal Way museum. Seattle Times. 20 May.

FNC passes antiquities draft law

(United Arab Emirates)

Gulf News (2015). FNC passes antiquities draft law. Gulf News. 20 May.

Dutch owner vows to send 'living Buddha' statue back to China

(China; Netherlands)

Shanghaiist (2015). Dutch owner vows to send 'living Buddha' statue back to China. Shanghaiist. 20 May.

Jajpur's rare 13th century statue stolen

(India)

Bibhuti Barik (2015). Jajpur's rare 13th century statue stolen. The Telegraph. 21 May.

Turkey: Armenian Church Sues for Lost Property

(Turkey)

Dorian Jones (2015). Turkey: Armenian Church Sues for Lost Property. Eurasia Net. 21 May.

Library worker placed on leave as art remains missing

(United States of America)

Nestor Ramos (2015). Library worker placed on leave as art remains missing. The Boston Globe. 21 May.

Museum gets hit with second theft

(United States of America)

Jessica Shumaker (2015). Museum gets hit with second theft. News-Press. 21 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.

Six antique idols stolen from Barahanath temple in Odisha

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Six antique idols stolen from Barahanath temple in Odisha. The Indian Express. 21 May.

'Eyeball' Mask, Classic Album Cover Of 'The Residents' Stolen From SF Man

(United States of America)

CBS (2015). 'Eyeball' Mask, Classic Album Cover Of 'The Residents' Stolen From SF Man. CBS. 22 May.

Is it time to rethink our ideas about preserving world heritage?

(General)

Jonathan Foyle (2015). Is it time to rethink our ideas about preserving world heritage?. Financial Times. 22 May.

'We didn't really think we'd get away with it': The astonishing story of how two young Irish men completed an audacious £7m art heist

(United Kingdom)

Cahal Milmo (2015). 'We didn't really think we'd get away with it': The astonishing story of how two young Irish men completed an audacious £7m art heist. The Independent. 22 May.

Making millions from art forgery is easier than you think

(General)

James Tarmy (2015). Making millions from art forgery is easier than you think. Financial Review. 22 May.

Statues discovered in Kampong Thom forest

(Cambodia)

Khouth Sophak Chakrya (2015). Statues discovered in Kampong Thom forest. The Phnom Penh Post. 22 May.

Painting stolen by Nazis to be sold by rightful owner who saw it being seized from his uncle's home 80 years ago

(Germany; United States of America)

Hannah Furness (2015). Painting stolen by Nazis to be sold by rightful owner who saw it being seized from his uncle's home 80 years ago. The Telegraph. 22 May.

First work from Gurlitt hoard goes under the hammer

(Germany; United States of America)

Julia Michalska (2015). First work from Gurlitt hoard goes under the hammer. The Art Newspaper. 22 May.

Veinte detenidos de una banda que intentó robar las imágenes de la iglesia de Santiago

(Spain)

Twenty arrested from a gang that planned to rob the statues of the church of Santiago

Diario de Almería (2015). Veinte detenidos de una banda que intentó robar las imágenes de la iglesia de Santiago. Diario de Almería. 22 May.

Ceremony held as stolen head of statue returned after 18 years

(Taiwan; China)

CCTV (2015). Ceremony held as stolen head of statue returned after 18 years. CCTV. 23 May.

Plot thickens in alleged Picasso theft case

(France)

Vincent Noce (2015). Plot thickens in alleged Picasso theft case. The Art Newspaper. 23 May.

Lax security cited in artworks' disappearance

(United States of America)

Shelley Murphy (2015). Lax security cited in artworks' disappearance. The Boston Globe. 23 May.

Experts disagree over antiquity repatriations

(Cambodia)

Bennett Murray (2015). Experts disagree over antiquity repatriations. The Phnom Penh Post. 23 May.

Miracle or Providence? Oklahoma House unanimously encourages OU to return 'Shepherdess'

(United States of America)

Patrick B. McGuian (2015). Miracle or Providence? Oklahoma House unanimously encourages OU to return 'Shepherdess'. City Sentinel. 23 May.

Palmyra: Islamic State locks down ancient city's museum

(Syria)

BBC News (2015). Palmyra: Islamic State locks down ancient city's museum. BBC News. 23 May.

Egypt sues Israel to restore 126 smuggled artifacts

(Egypt; Israel)

Rany Mostafa (2015). Egypt sues Israel to restore 126 smuggled artifacts. The Cairo Post. 24 May.

'Stolen' Beothuk remains need to come home from Scotland, Mi'sel Joe says

(United Kingdom; Canada)

CBC (2015). 'Stolen' Beothuk remains need to come home from Scotland, Mi'sel Joe says. CBC. 25 May.

Kapoor again: How an idol hunt was crowd-sourced

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar (2015). Kapoor again: How an idol hunt was crowd-sourced. The Times of India. 25 May.

Picasso Recovery in Newark Shines Light on Art Theft

(General)

Jennifer Smith (2015). Picasso Recovery in Newark Shines Light on Art Theft. The Wall Street Journal. 25 May.

Could art forgeries be even better than the real thing?

(General)

Brian Bethune (2015). Could art forgeries be even better than the real thing?. Maclean's. 25 May.

Centre plans to legalise antiquities trade to stop smuggling

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Centre plans to legalise antiquities trade to stop smuggling. Deccan Herald. 25 May.

Turkey ruling Justice and Development Party nails giant election banner into Roman aqueduct

(Turkey)

AFP (2015). Turkey ruling Justice and Development Party nails giant election banner into Roman aqueduct. Art Daily. 26 May.

Minneapolis Institute of Arts vase, other looted artifacts returned to Italy

(United States of America; Italy)

Mary Abbe (2015). Minneapolis Institute of Arts vase, other looted artifacts returned to Italy. Star Tribune. 26 May.

Two years probation for man who stole Elton John's glasses

(United States of America)

WREG (2015). Two years probation for man who stole Elton John's glasses. WREG. 26 May.

A Dark Niche Emerges in German Market: Nazi Art

(Germany)

Harriet Torry (2015). A Dark Niche Emerges in German Market: Nazi Art. The Wall Street Journal. 26 May.

Looted artefacts handed to archaeologists in Arequipa

(Peru)

Corey Watts (2015). Looted artefacts handed to archaeologists in Arequipa. Peru This Week. 26 May.

Audit faults security at Boston Public Library

(United States of America)

Shelley Murphy (2015). Audit faults security at Boston Public Library. The Boston Globe. 26 May.

Ancient items retrieved by Syrian authorities

(Syria)

Xinhua (2015). Ancient items retrieved by Syrian authorities. Xinhua. 26 May.

Nathan Bedford Forrest bust back in Alabama cemetery

(United States of America)

Erin Edgemon (2015). Nathan Bedford Forrest bust back in Alabama cemetery. AL.com. 26 May.

Suspects arrested in case of stolen Memphis statue

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Suspects arrested in case of stolen Memphis statue. Ahram Online. 26 May.

Colorful fragment hacked out from ancient Egyptian tomb, excavators say

(Egypt)

Rany Mostafa (2015). Colorful fragment hacked out from ancient Egyptian tomb, excavators say. The Cairo Post. 26 May.

25 Looted Artifacts Return to Italy

(United States of America; Italy)

Elizabetta Povoledo (2015). 25 Looted Artifacts Return to Italy. The New York Times. 26 May.

Silverton Inn looted

(Canada)

Greg Nesteroff (2015). Silverton Inn looted. Nelson Star. 26 May.

German Art Dealer Accused of Fraud in €55 Million China Academy of Art Design Deal

(China; Germany)

Henri Neuendorf (2015). German Art Dealer Accused of Fraud in €55 Million China Academy of Art Design Deal. ArtNet News. 26 May.

US finds Pompeii frescoes robbed in 1950s

(Italy; United States of America)

The Local (2015). US finds Pompeii frescoes robbed in 1950s. The Local. 26 May.

India Looks To Create 'Open Market' For Antiquities; Critics Say It Will Encourage Looting

(India)

Kathleen Caulderwood (2015). India Looks To Create 'Open Market' For Antiquities; Critics Say It Will Encourage Looting. International Business Times. 26 May.

Perú recuperó 74 piezas arqueológicas que permanecían en Chile

(Peru; Chile)

Peru recovered 74 archaeological pieces that were in Chile

El Comercio (2015). Perú recuperó 74 piezas arqueológicas que permanecían en Chile. El Comercio. 26 May.

175 grave robbers arrested in biggest-ever tomb raid

(China)

CCTV (2015). 175 grave robbers arrested in biggest-ever tomb raid. CCTV. 27 May.

Metairie man tried to steal $25K Blue Dog painting from hospital, police say

(United States of America)

Michelle Hunter (2015). Metairie man tried to steal $25K Blue Dog painting from hospital, police say. The Times-Picayune. 27 May.

The Case of Italy's Stolen 1,800-Year-Old Sarcophagus Lid

(United States of America; Italy)

Barbie Latza Nadeau (2015). The Case of Italy's Stolen 1,800-Year-Old Sarcophagus Lid. The Daily Beast. 27 May.

Hopis seek federal help to stop katsina auctions

(United States of America; France)

Dennis Wagner (2015). Hopis seek federal help to stop katsina auctions. AZ Central. 27 May.

Egypt to recover Mamluk vase

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egypt to recover Mamluk vase. Ahram Online. 27 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.

Stained-glass thieves target two local churches

(United States of America)

JoAnne Viviano (2015). Stained-glass thieves target two local churches. The Columbus Dispatch. 27 May.

China makes mass arrests over stolen artefacts

(China)

BBC News (2015). China makes mass arrests over stolen artefacts. BBC News. 27 May.

Yemeni War Leads to Massive Destruction of Cultural Heritage

(Yemen)

Laura C. Mallonee (2015). Yemeni War Leads to Massive Destruction of Cultural Heritage. Hyperallergic. 27 May.

Millennium-old temple idol stolen in Kasaragod

(India)

Manorama (2015). Millennium-old temple idol stolen in Kasaragod. Manorama. 27 May.

Missing Indiana University statue found, 'badly damaged'

(United States of America)

Matt Adams (2015). Missing Indiana University statue found, 'badly damaged'. Fox. 28 May.

Mystery men hunt cultural past stolen by ISIL

(Iraq; Syria)

Jonathan Gornall (2015). Mystery men hunt cultural past stolen by ISIL. The National. 28 May.

U.N. Resolves to Combat Plundering of Antiquities by ISIS

(General)

Rick Gladstone (2015). U.N. Resolves to Combat Plundering of Antiquities by ISIS. The New York Times. 28 May.

Kasargod: Two idols worth several lacs stolen in Chittarikal

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network (2015). Kasargod: Two idols worth several lacs stolen in Chittarikal. Daijiworld. 28 May.

Chichester artist has giant painting stolen in Italy

(Italy)

Midhurst and Petworth Observer (2015). Chichester artist has giant painting stolen in Italy. Midhurst and Petworth Observer. 28 May.

Bulgarian Police Seize Rare 5th Century BC Ancient Thracian Krater from Treasure Hunter

(Bulgaria)

Ivan Dikov (2015). Bulgarian Police Seize Rare 5th Century BC Ancient Thracian Krater from Treasure Hunter. Archaeology in Bulgaria. 29 May.

Four Arrested in Crete for Attempting to Illegally Sell Priceless Minoan-Era Statuette

(Greece)

A. Makris (2015). Four Arrested in Crete for Attempting to Illegally Sell Priceless Minoan-Era Statuette. Greek Reporter. 29 May.

Selling Private Collection of Artifacts Requires Special Care

(General)

Paul Sullivan (2015). Selling Private Collection of Artifacts Requires Special Care. The New York Times. 29 May.

Police recover 300 years old idol

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Police recover 300 years old idol. Business Standard. 29 May.

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.

Junín: asaltan iglesia colonial del centro poblado de San Pedro

(Peru)

Junín: robbery of the colonial church in the village of San Pedro

RPP (2015). Junín: asaltan iglesia colonial del centro poblado de San Pedro. RPP. 30 May.

Interpol on cops' radar to find idols

(India)

Bibhuti Barik (2015). Interpol on cops' radar to find idols. The Telegraph. 30 May.

BPL got security advice from cops, MFA in 2012

(United States of America)

Matt Stout (2015). BPL got security advice from cops, MFA in 2012. Boston Herald. 30 May.

Russia asks Britain to block auction of 'stolen' painting

(Russia)

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

Egypt foils attempt to smuggle 135 Islamic artifacts

(Egypt)

The Cairo Post (2015). Egypt foils attempt to smuggle 135 Islamic artifacts. The Cairo Post. 30 May.

Former journalist faces charges for stealing famous artwork from Hue museum

(Vietnam)

Thanh Nien News (2015). Former journalist faces charges for stealing famous artwork from Hue museum. Thanh Nien News. 30 May.

Sotheby's puts famous Russian painting on sale despite claims it was stolen

(Russia; United Kingdom)

RT (2015). Sotheby's puts famous Russian painting on sale despite claims it was stolen. RT. 31 May.

Ancient Roman City Ratiaria in Bulgaria's Archar Assaulted by Brutal Treasure Hunters Yet Again

(Bulgaria)

Ivan Dikov (2015). Ancient Roman City Ratiaria in Bulgaria's Archar Assaulted by Brutal Treasure Hunters Yet Again. Archaeology in Bulgaria. 31 May.

Se roban piezas de arte en Antigua Guatemala

(Guatemala)

Art stolen in Antigua, Guatemala

Alicia Álvarez (2015). Se roban piezas de arte en Antigua Guatemala. Contra Poder. 31 May.

Attempt to smuggle Islamic artefacts foiled in Egypt's Damietta

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Attempt to smuggle Islamic artefacts foiled in Egypt's Damietta. Ahram Online. 31 May.

Argentine police arrest 'meteorite thieves'

(Argentina)

BBC News (2015). Argentine police arrest 'meteorite thieves'. BBC News. 31 May.

Apareció valiosa imagen del siglo XVIII robada a la Iglesia de San Francisco

(Chile)

Valuable 18th century sculpture stolen from the Church of San Francisco Recovered

La Nación (2015). Apareció valiosa imagen del siglo XVIII robada a la Iglesia de San Francisco. La Nación. 31 May.

Raiding the tomb raiders

(China)

Global Times (2015). Raiding the tomb raiders. Global Times. 31 May.

Valiosa imagen robada a iglesia de San Francisco apareció en museo de Yumbel

(Chile)

Valuable statue stolen from the church of San Francisco appeared in the Yumbel museum

Pura Noticia (2015). Valiosa imagen robada a iglesia de San Francisco apareció en museo de Yumbel. Pura Noticia. 31 May.