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Articles for June 2016

269 articles found.

Syrian troops looting ancient city Palmyra, says archaeologist

(Syria)

AFP (2016). Syrian troops looting ancient city Palmyra, says archaeologist. The Guardian. 1 June.

US to return 19 stolen Indian artefacts during Modi's trip

(India; United States of America)

Sobhana K. Nair (2016). US to return 19 stolen Indian artefacts during Modi's trip. Mumbai Mirror. 1 June.

Crime victim asking P.E.I. to be on lookout for valuable coffee table

(Canada)

Ryan Ross (2016). Crime victim asking P.E.I. to be on lookout for valuable coffee table. The Guardian. 1 June.

Student who scrawled 'don't bomb Syria' in giant black letters on historic World Heritage-listed church opposite Parliament is spared jail

(United Kingdom)

Mark Duell (2016). Student who scrawled 'don't bomb Syria' in giant black letters on historic World Heritage-listed church opposite Parliament is spared jail. The Daily Mail. 1 June.

Two arrested after two-month crime spree at east Norfolk churches

(United Kingdom)

Geraldine Scott (2016). Two arrested after two-month crime spree at east Norfolk churches. Evening News 24. 1 June.

Egypt's National Committee for the Repatriation of Stolen Antiquities resumes activities

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egypt's National Committee for the Repatriation of Stolen Antiquities resumes activities. Ahram Online. 1 June.

Art disasters: Boy reduces £10,000 Lego statue to rubble

(China)

Anisa Subedar (2016). Art disasters: Boy reduces £10,000 Lego statue to rubble. BBC News. 1 June.

Idol smuggling gang busted

(India)

Vivek Narayanan (2016). Idol smuggling gang busted. The Hindu. 1 June.

Idol worth lakhs stolen from Jain Temple

(India)

The Hitavada (2016). Idol worth lakhs stolen from Jain Temple. The Hitavada. 1 June.

Pricey Painting Found

(United States of America)

CBS (2016). Pricey Painting Found. CBS. 2 June.

Stolen Art From Dead City Museum Creator Located

(United States of America)

CBS (2016). Stolen Art From Dead City Museum Creator Located. CBS. 2 June.

Motion filed to drop charges in museum gem theft

(United States of America)

News Net 5 (2016). Motion filed to drop charges in museum gem theft. News Net 5. 2 June.

Cops tracking Kaluchari-era missing idols in US

(India)

TNN (2016). Cops tracking Kaluchari-era missing idols in US. The Times of India. 2 June.

Antique dealers say the new federal ivory ban will cost them up to $12 billion

(United States of America)

Darryl Fears (2016). Antique dealers say the new federal ivory ban will cost them up to $12 billion. The Washington Post. 2 June.

Ancient stela lost after discovery

(Turkey)

Ömer Erbil (2016). Ancient stela lost after discovery. Hurriyet Daily News. 2 June.

Israel wards off looters of antiquity high above the Dead Sea

(Israel)

Mike Smith (2016). Israel wards off looters of antiquity high above the Dead Sea. Yahoo News. 2 June.

Rare 'Inverted Jenny' Stamp Stolen in 1955 Returned

(United States of America)

Tracy Connor (2016). Rare 'Inverted Jenny' Stamp Stolen in 1955 Returned. NBC. 2 June.

Art crime expert Dr Donna Yates makes her research available free online in bid to help beat the thieves

(United Kingdom)

Martin Hannan (2016). Art crime expert Dr Donna Yates makes her research available free online in bid to help beat the thieves. The National. 2 June.

Syria's third-oldest mosque damaged by airstrike: 'A violation of historical sites'

(Syria)

Alaa Nassar (2016). Syria's third-oldest mosque damaged by airstrike: 'A violation of historical sites'. Syria Direct. 2 June.

Darwin letter stolen from Smithsonian 30 years ago has been found

(United States of America)

Rachel Weiner (2016). Darwin letter stolen from Smithsonian 30 years ago has been found. The Washington Post. 2 June.

Complejo arqueológico Narihualá en riesgo por falta de cerco

(Peru)

Archaeological site of Narihualá at risk due to lack of fence

Ralph Zapata (2016). Complejo arqueológico Narihualá en riesgo por falta de cerco. El Comercio. 2 June.

Louvre and Musée d'Orsay Close in Emergency Measure Against Seine Flooding

(France)

Brian Boucher (2016). Louvre and Musée d'Orsay Close in Emergency Measure Against Seine Flooding. ArtNet News. 2 June.

US Senate committee submits private museum findings to Internal Revenue Service

(United States of America)

Julia Halpern (2016). US Senate committee submits private museum findings to Internal Revenue Service. The Art Newspaper. 2 June.

Family Of Man Shot While Painting Oakland Mural Files Claim Against Feds Over Stolen Gun

(United States of America)

Caleb Pershan (2016). Family Of Man Shot While Painting Oakland Mural Files Claim Against Feds Over Stolen Gun. SFist. 2 June.

Seized idols to be sent to Icon Centre for safekeeping

(India)

Vivek Narayanan (2016). Seized idols to be sent to Icon Centre for safekeeping. The Hindu. 2 June.

Priest nabbed for robbing churches

(Greece)

eKathimerini (2016). Priest nabbed for robbing churches. eKathimerini. 2 June.

Arqueólogos piden apoyo "decidido" a las administraciones para detener el expolio del yacimiento de Malamoneda en Toledo

(Spain)

Archaeologists ask administration for support to stop the looting of the site of Malamoneda in Toledo

Europa Press (2016). Arqueólogos piden apoyo "decidido" a las administraciones para detener el expolio del yacimiento de Malamoneda en Toledo. La Vanguardia. 2 June.

Riesgoso para templos mantener sus puertas abiertas, se roban hasta ostias

(Mexico)

Risks for temples to keep their doors open: theft of sacred items

Plano Informativo (2016). Riesgoso para templos mantener sus puertas abiertas, se roban hasta ostias. Plano Informativo. 2 June.

Hindu temple in Penang desecrated, statues destroyed

(Malaysia)

Free Malaysia Today (2016). Hindu temple in Penang desecrated, statues destroyed. Free Malaysia Today. 2 June.

The battle between artists and fraudsters in today's digital age

(Canada)

Marcie Good (2016). The battle between artists and fraudsters in today's digital age. BC Business. 3 June.

The feds' real-life Indiana Jones

(United States of America)

Wesley Bruer (2016). The feds' real-life Indiana Jones. WTVM. 3 June.

Historic coins stolen from museum

(Bermuda)

Sarah Lagan (2016). Historic coins stolen from museum. The Royal Gazette. 3 June.

Missing taxidermy sheep reappears – without its clothes

(United States of America)

Jonathan Romeo (2016). Missing taxidermy sheep reappears – without its clothes. The Durango Herald. 3 June.

Irina Bokova: the woman standing between Isis and world heritage

(General)

Charlie English (2016). Irina Bokova: the woman standing between Isis and world heritage. The Guardian. 3 June.

Thieves Who Stole Warhol Prints From Springfield Art Museum Were Likely 'Amateurs'

(United States of America)

Laura Spencer (2016). Thieves Who Stole Warhol Prints From Springfield Art Museum Were Likely 'Amateurs'. KCUR. 3 June.

Jail for woman who plundered famous photo prints

(United States of America)

Justine McDaniel (2016). Jail for woman who plundered famous photo prints. Philly.com. 3 June.

PLUNDERED: Stone thefts are stripping away our heritage

(United Kingdom)

Karen Pickering (2016). PLUNDERED: Stone thefts are stripping away our heritage. Telegraph & Argus. 3 June.

FBI's Art Crime Team Recovers Thousands of Missing Pieces of Art, Artifacts

(United States of America)

Scott MacFarlane (2016). FBI's Art Crime Team Recovers Thousands of Missing Pieces of Art, Artifacts. NBC. 3 June.

Police estimate JACC damage at $10,000

(United States of America)

Charles L. Westmoreland (2016). Police estimate JACC damage at $10,000. Juneau Empire. 3 June.

Questions raised after famous statue disappears in Ankara

(Turkey)

Hurriyet Daily News (2016). Questions raised after famous statue disappears in Ankara. Hurriyet Daily News. 3 June.

More idols found in Alwarpet house

(India)

Express News Service (2016). More idols found in Alwarpet house. The New Indian Express. 3 June.

Art Museum theft shows limits of public money

(United States of America)

Springfield News Leader (2016). Art Museum theft shows limits of public money. Springfield News Leader. 3 June.

Portrait by Adolph Menzel Among Latest Artifacts Recovered by the Mosse Art Restitution Project and Sold at Auction

(United States of America)

Bartko Zankel Bunzel & Miller (2016). Portrait by Adolph Menzel Among Latest Artifacts Recovered by the Mosse Art Restitution Project and Sold at Auction. PR Newswire. 3 June.

Spoils of War: Black market robust for military artifacts stolen from public displays

(United States of America)

Cristina Corbin (2016). Spoils of War: Black market robust for military artifacts stolen from public displays. Fox. 4 June.

"Gnome Heist" Public Sculpture Stolen From Florida Art Museum Late Thursday Night: Museum Offers $500 Reward For Safe Return

(United States of America)

Artiholics (2016). "Gnome Heist" Public Sculpture Stolen From Florida Art Museum Late Thursday Night: Museum Offers $500 Reward For Safe Return. Artiholics. 4 June.

Idol smuggling kingpin surrenders

(India)

News Today (2016). Idol smuggling kingpin surrenders. News Today. 4 June.

BYU-Idaho students warned by cops after replacing stolen painting with dead rabbit

(United States of America)

Stephan Rockefeller (2016). BYU-Idaho students warned by cops after replacing stolen painting with dead rabbit. Fox. 4 June.

Bill to punish grave robbers sent to governor's desk

(United States of America)

AP Reporting (2016). Bill to punish grave robbers sent to governor's desk. WWL. 4 June.

Found a rare coin? Beware, it could be a fake

(United Kingdom)

Lincolnshire Echo (2016). Found a rare coin? Beware, it could be a fake. Lincolnshire Echo. 4 June.

Detenido el autor del robo en la iglesia del Perpetuo Socorro

(Spain)

Robber of the Church of Perpetual Help arrested

Diario de Alto Aragón (2016). Detenido el autor del robo en la iglesia del Perpetuo Socorro. Diario de Alto Aragón. 4 June.

Thiruverumbur police recovers stone idols of Hindu deities from Cauvery river

(India)

TNN (2016). Thiruverumbur police recovers stone idols of Hindu deities from Cauvery river. The Times of India. 5 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.

Editorial: Acoma shield closer to home

(United States of America; France)

Albuquerque Journal (2016). Editorial: Acoma shield closer to home. Albuquerque Journal. 5 June.

Malaysian artist charged for depicting PM as clown

(Malaysia)

AFP (2016). Malaysian artist charged for depicting PM as clown. The Daily Mail. 6 June.

Idol stolen in Tirupur turns out to be fake, three suspected smugglers released

(India)

TNN (2016). Idol stolen in Tirupur turns out to be fake, three suspected smugglers released. The Times of India. 6 June.

US Returns More Than 200 Stolen Artifacts to India After Federal Investigation

(India; United States of America)

Geneva Sands (2016). US Returns More Than 200 Stolen Artifacts to India After Federal Investigation. ABC United States. 6 June.

Buen Pastor: "Robaron las obras y se pintaron murales falsos"

(Argentina)

Buen Pastor: Artworks stolen and fake murals painted

CBA 24 (2016). Buen Pastor: "Robaron las obras y se pintaron murales falsos". CBA 24. 6 June.

Palestine demands return of seized artefacts

(Israel; Palestine; Jordan)

Nasouh Nazzal (2016). Palestine demands return of seized artefacts. Gulf News. 6 June.

Driver smuggled antiquities in Norwegian Ambassador's car

(Israel; Palestine; Jordan)

Ari Soffer (2016). Driver smuggled antiquities in Norwegian Ambassador's car. Israel National News. 6 June.

Musée Girodet: «L'eau a submergé des centaines d'œuvres d'art»

(France)

Girodet Museum: "Water has flooded hundreds of works of art"

Le Figaro (2016). Musée Girodet: «L'eau a submergé des centaines d'œuvres d'art». Le Figaro. 6 June.

'Stolen' painting returns to presidential palace

(Poland)

Radio Poland (2016). 'Stolen' painting returns to presidential palace. Radio Poland. 6 June.

Archaeologists frustrated as 'Night hawks' swoop on East Hampshire dig

(United Kingdom)

Petersfield Post (2016). Archaeologists frustrated as 'Night hawks' swoop on East Hampshire dig. Petersfield Post. 6 June.

Moscow Roadworks Damaging Archaeological Remains, Activists Say

(Russia)

The Moscow Times (2016). Moscow Roadworks Damaging Archaeological Remains, Activists Say. The Moscow Times. 6 June.

Stolen Old Masters returned to Italy after discovery by British owner

(United Kingdom; Italy)

BT (2016). Stolen Old Masters returned to Italy after discovery by British owner. BT. 7 June.

ASI team inspects idols seized from smuggler

(India)

TNN (2016). ASI team inspects idols seized from smuggler. The Times of India. 7 June.

French Museum Faces "Cultural Catastrophe" After Storage Vault Floods

(France)

Claire Voon (2016). French Museum Faces "Cultural Catastrophe" After Storage Vault Floods. Hyperallergic. 7 June.

With New Book, Quest to Recover Stolen Battambang Statues Begins

(Cambodia)

Michelle Vachon (2016). With New Book, Quest to Recover Stolen Battambang Statues Begins. Cambodia Daily. 7 June.

Daesh claims to destroy yet another ancient Iraqi temple

(Iraq)

Anadolu Agency (2016). Daesh claims to destroy yet another ancient Iraqi temple. Daily Sabah. 7 June.

PM Modi's quest to bring back cultural artefacts started in 2003

(India)

TNN (2016). PM Modi's quest to bring back cultural artefacts started in 2003. The Times of India. 8 June.

Arte Ritrovata showcases recovered art

(Italy)

ANSA (2016). Arte Ritrovata showcases recovered art. ANSA. 8 June.

How low-profile expats helped India bring back 200 ancient artifacts

(India)

Gargi Gupta (2016). How low-profile expats helped India bring back 200 ancient artifacts. DNA. 8 June.

U.S. Museums Trying to Keep Jewish Artwork Stolen By Nazis

(United States of America)

Adam Kredo (2016). U.S. Museums Trying to Keep Jewish Artwork Stolen By Nazis. The Washington Free Beacon. 8 June.

The American Who Rescued The Saint

(India; United States of America)

S. Vijay Kumar (2016). The American Who Rescued The Saint. Swarajya. 8 June.

Auschwitz Museum lost, then found 16,000 belongings of Holocaust victims

(Poland)

Ben Rosen (2016). Auschwitz Museum lost, then found 16,000 belongings of Holocaust victims. The Christian Science Monitor. 8 June.

Idol trackers elated as Ganesha set to come home

(India)

Nistula Hebbar (2016). Idol trackers elated as Ganesha set to come home. The Hindu. 8 June.

Korean Art Dealer Indicted for Forged Lee Ufan Paintings

(South Korea)

Brian Boucher (2016). Korean Art Dealer Indicted for Forged Lee Ufan Paintings. ArtNet News. 8 June.

Tricornios contra expoliadores

(Spain)

Tricorns Against Plunder

E. Gancedo (2016). Tricornios contra expoliadores. Diario de León. 8 June.

Non-profit for late caricaturist Al Hirschfeld sues NY gallery

(United States of America)

Jonathan Stempel (2016). Non-profit for late caricaturist Al Hirschfeld sues NY gallery. Metro. 8 June.

'Misleading' Modigliani Case Shows Need for Free Port Disclosure

(Switzerland)

Bloomberg (2016). 'Misleading' Modigliani Case Shows Need for Free Port Disclosure. Swiss Info. 8 June.

Who owns ancient artefacts?

(General)

Al Jazeera (2016). Who owns ancient artefacts?. Al Jazeera. 8 June.

Russian political artist Pyotr Pavlensky released from custody with $15,000 fine

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). Russian political artist Pyotr Pavlensky released from custody with $15,000 fine. The Art Newspaper. 8 June.

Experts help Geneva free port crack down on stolen loot

(Switzerland)

Swiss Info (2016). Experts help Geneva free port crack down on stolen loot. Swiss Info. 8 June.

Stolen Ottoman-era artifacts recovered in Istanbul

(Turkey)

Yeni Şafak (2016). Stolen Ottoman-era artifacts recovered in Istanbul. Yeni Şafak. 8 June.

Egypt Dismisses 'ISIS Threat to Blow Up Pyramids'

(Egypt)

Egyptian Streets (2016). Egypt Dismisses 'ISIS Threat to Blow Up Pyramids'. Egyptian Streets. 8 June.

Mega heist at Thanjai temple

(India)

Express News Service (2016). Mega heist at Thanjai temple. The New Indian Express. 8 June.

British doubts over Joan of Arc's ring

(United Kingdom; France)

Martin Bailey (2016). British doubts over Joan of Arc's ring. The Art Newspaper. 9 June.

Athens Mayor to Remove City Statues for their Own Protection

(Greece)

Mary Harris (2016). Athens Mayor to Remove City Statues for their Own Protection. Greek Reporter. 9 June.

Whistle stolen from Museum of East Anglian Life steam engine exhibit

(United Kingdom)

Tom Potter (2016). Whistle stolen from Museum of East Anglian Life steam engine exhibit. East Anglian Daily Times. 9 June.

Scandal strikes Versailles Palace as police detain two top art dealers over 'fake' Louis XV chairs

(France)

Henry Samuel (2016). Scandal strikes Versailles Palace as police detain two top art dealers over 'fake' Louis XV chairs. The Telegraph. 9 June.

Revealed: how altarpiece broke in disastrous fall at London's National Gallery

(United Kingdom)

Emily Sharpe (2016). Revealed: how altarpiece broke in disastrous fall at London's National Gallery. The Art Newspaper. 9 June.

Lobengula Spear, Artefacts Stolen

(Zimbabwe)

Zim Eye (2016). Lobengula Spear, Artefacts Stolen. Zim Eye. 9 June.

Ganesh and his mother return home from US with Modi

(India; United States of America)

Virendrasingh Ghunawat (2016). Ganesh and his mother return home from US with Modi. India Today. 9 June.

Nevada Court Says Bus-Turned-Ship for Burning Man Is Not Art

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Nevada Court Says Bus-Turned-Ship for Burning Man Is Not Art. ArtNet News. 9 June.

Denuncias de INAH por ataques a zonas arqueológicas del estado

(Mexico)

INAH criticised over attacks to archaeological sites in the state

Jorge Martínez (2016). Denuncias de INAH por ataques a zonas arqueológicas del estado. Criterio. 9 June.

Police clueless on Thanjavur temple theft

(India)

Gokul Rajendranl (2016). Police clueless on Thanjavur temple theft. The Times of India. 9 June.

Man arrested after Bronze-Age pots found

(Cyprus)

Cyprus Mail (2016). Man arrested after Bronze-Age pots found. Cyprus Mail. 9 June.

Tres detenidos por 35 robos en colegios e iglesias

(Spain)

Three arrested for 35 robberies in schools and churches

Europa Press (2016). Tres detenidos por 35 robos en colegios e iglesias. Europa Press. 9 June.

Bronx Museum's Cuban Art Exhibit Delayed Amid Fears of Seizure

(United States of America; Cuba)

Samuel Blum (2016). Bronx Museum's Cuban Art Exhibit Delayed Amid Fears of Seizure. DNA Info. 10 June.

Chasing Ganeshas: Meet the art sleuths bringing India's stolen heritage home

(India)

Debayan Tewaril (2016). Chasing Ganeshas: Meet the art sleuths bringing India's stolen heritage home. The Times of India. 12 June.

King Lobengula stolen 'golden spear' a replica

(Zimbabwe)

Joel Tsvakwi (2016). King Lobengula stolen 'golden spear' a replica. Bulawayo 24. 12 June.

'Badass Librarians' Foil al Qaeda, Save Ancient Manuscripts

(Mali)

Simon Worrall (2016). 'Badass Librarians' Foil al Qaeda, Save Ancient Manuscripts. National Geographic. 12 June.

Owner of a Modigliani Portrait Is Adamant the Work Isn't Nazi Loot

(Monaco; Switzerland; United States of America)

Doreen Carvajal (2016). Owner of a Modigliani Portrait Is Adamant the Work Isn't Nazi Loot. The New York Times. 12 June.

50 more idols, paintings recovered from smuggler

(India)

Express News Service (2016). 50 more idols, paintings recovered from smuggler. The New Indian Express. 12 June.

Stone of Destiny belongs in Perth, says council leader

(United Kingdom)

STV (2016). Stone of Destiny belongs in Perth, says council leader. STV. 13 June.

Officials to carry out raids in idol smuggler's Karnataka properties

(India)

TNN (2016). Officials to carry out raids in idol smuggler's Karnataka properties. The Times of India. 13 June.

Privados impulsan medidas para revertir la grave desprotección de naufragios históricos

(Chile)

Private action to redress the severe lack of protection for historic shipwrecks

Mauricio Silva (2016). Privados impulsan medidas para revertir la grave desprotección de naufragios históricos. El Mercurio. 13 June.

Guardia Civil puts a stop to internet sale of archaeological antiques

(Spain)

John Smith (2016). Guardia Civil puts a stop to internet sale of archaeological antiques. EuroWeekly. 13 June.

Arsonists who destroyed new Atherton sculpture slammed as 'selfish and horrible'

(United Kingdom)

Kelsey Maxwell (2016). Arsonists who destroyed new Atherton sculpture slammed as 'selfish and horrible'. Leigh Journal. 13 June.

Bears Ears Cultural Area: The Most Vulnerable U.S. Site for Looting, Vandalism, and Grave Robbing

(United States of America)

Jenny Rowland (2016). Bears Ears Cultural Area: The Most Vulnerable U.S. Site for Looting, Vandalism, and Grave Robbing. Center for American Progress. 13 June.

High school students restore vandalized Ashdod historic site after 'paint party'

(Israel)

Daniel K. Eisenbud (2016). High school students restore vandalized Ashdod historic site after 'paint party'. The Jerusalem Post. 13 June.

Recovered Verona museum paintings put on show in Khanenko Museum in Kyiv

(Ukraine; Italy)

Interfax (2016). Recovered Verona museum paintings put on show in Khanenko Museum in Kyiv. Interfax. 13 June.

Legal ivory sale drove dramatic increase in elephant poaching, study shows

(Zimbabwe)

Damian Carrington (2016). Legal ivory sale drove dramatic increase in elephant poaching, study shows. The Guardian. 13 June.

Police discover Qadafi's looted ivory dagger in Istanbul

(Libya; Turkey; Saudi Arabia)

Yeni Şafak (2016). Police discover Qadafi's looted ivory dagger in Istanbul. Yeni Şafak. 13 June.

Archaeological Homecoming: Largest Recovery of Antiquities Returns to Peru

(Peru)

Peruvian Times (2016). Archaeological Homecoming: Largest Recovery of Antiquities Returns to Peru. Peruvian Times. 13 June.

Meet the man at the centre of the Cranach mystery

(United States of America)

Vincent Noce (2016). Meet the man at the centre of the Cranach mystery. The Art Newspaper. 14 June.

Woman who defaced Western national parks, including 2 in Colorado, pleads guilty

(United States of America)

Jesse Paul (2016). Woman who defaced Western national parks, including 2 in Colorado, pleads guilty. The Denver Post. 14 June.

Lumbees of NC sue Anheuser-Busch over trademark use in Budweiser ads

(United States of America)

Anne Blythe (2016). Lumbees of NC sue Anheuser-Busch over trademark use in Budweiser ads. News Observer. 14 June.

Fight between Pittsburgh man, Notre Dame over half million dollars of early American art moves to federal court

(United States of America)

Brian Bowling (2016). Fight between Pittsburgh man, Notre Dame over half million dollars of early American art moves to federal court. TribLive. 14 June.

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.

Valuable 16th century silver stolen in church raid

(United Kingdom)

ITV News (2016). Valuable 16th century silver stolen in church raid. ITV News. 14 June.

Slot machine mobster's confiscated collection goes on show in Reggio

(Italy)

Hannah McGivern (2016). Slot machine mobster's confiscated collection goes on show in Reggio. The Art Newspaper. 14 June.

'Hundreds of Bihar antiquities are still in foreign museums'

(India)

Pranav Chaudhary (2016). 'Hundreds of Bihar antiquities are still in foreign museums'. The Times of India. 14 June.

Austrian Supreme Court Accuses Franz West Private Foundation Of Embezzlement

(Austria)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Austrian Supreme Court Accuses Franz West Private Foundation Of Embezzlement. ArtNet News. 14 June.

Octogenarian's computer may hold key to big idol ring

(India)

A. Selvaraj (2016). Octogenarian's computer may hold key to big idol ring. The Times of India. 14 June.

Marine Antiquities Scheme to launch on 21 July

(United Kingdom)

Sport Diver (2016). Marine Antiquities Scheme to launch on 21 July. Sport Diver. 14 June.

Greek Police Dismantle Drug Ring Including 3 Army Officers

(Greece)

Philip Chrysopoulos (2016). Greek Police Dismantle Drug Ring Including 3 Army Officers. Greek Reporter. 14 June.

Copper worth thousands stolen from roof of St Mary's Church in Clothall, Baldock

(United Kingdom)

Hertfordshire Mercury (2016). Copper worth thousands stolen from roof of St Mary's Church in Clothall, Baldock. Hertfordshire Mercury. 14 June.

Not a scam: statue owner

(Canada)

Jessica Kerr (2016). Not a scam: statue owner. Delta Optimist. 15 June.

Amber Room not found in Poland so far — explorers

(Poland; Russia)

TASS (2016). Amber Room not found in Poland so far — explorers. TASS. 15 June.

Picasso Sculpture in Dispute Goes to Leon Black; Rival Owner to Receive Compensation

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Robin Pogrebin (2016). Picasso Sculpture in Dispute Goes to Leon Black; Rival Owner to Receive Compensation. The New York Times. 15 June.

Raid in upscale Jerusalem plaza uncovers hundreds of illicitly traded relics

(Israel)

I24 News (2016). Raid in upscale Jerusalem plaza uncovers hundreds of illicitly traded relics. I24 News. 15 June.

Does it pay to invest in art? Returns in fine art have been overestimated

(General)

Phys.org (2016). Does it pay to invest in art? Returns in fine art have been overestimated. Phys.org. 15 June.

Catching up with a master smuggler

(India)

R. Srikanth (2016). Catching up with a master smuggler. The Hindu. 15 June.

Vandals damage up to 40 gravestones in Inverness cemetery

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Vandals damage up to 40 gravestones in Inverness cemetery. BBC News. 15 June.

Damien Hirst Sued Over Jewelry Line Plagiarism

(United States of America; Canada)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Damien Hirst Sued Over Jewelry Line Plagiarism. ArtNet News. 15 June.

More than 700 Archaeologists Urge Obama to Protect Bear Ears Cultural Area

(United States of America)

Popular Archaeology (2016). More than 700 Archaeologists Urge Obama to Protect Bear Ears Cultural Area. Popular Archaeology. 15 June.

HR and CE Department ups security to protect temple assets, idols

(India)

Express News Service (2016). HR and CE Department ups security to protect temple assets, idols. The New Indian Express. 15 June.

Gravesite looted in Harrison County

(United States of America)

Katie Bauer (2016). Gravesite looted in Harrison County. Wave 3. 16 June.

Karen King Responds to 'The Unbelievable Tale of Jesus's Wife'

(United States of America)

Ariel Sabar (2016). Karen King Responds to 'The Unbelievable Tale of Jesus's Wife'. The Atlantic. 16 June.

Lobengula spear 'thief' nabbed

(Zimbabwe)

Nqobile Tshili (2016). Lobengula spear 'thief' nabbed. Chronicle. 16 June.

Villagers in court over stolen statue

(China; Netherlands)

Xinhua (2016). Villagers in court over stolen statue. Shanghai Daily. 16 June.

Two sarcophagi's lids recovered by Egypt from Israel

(Egypt; Israel)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Two sarcophagi's lids recovered by Egypt from Israel. Ahram Online. 16 June.

Man who damaged Monet painting jailed for possession of stolen antique books

(Ireland)

Sunday World (2016). Man who damaged Monet painting jailed for possession of stolen antique books. Sunday World. 16 June.

Idols in unprotected temples easy pickings for smugglers

(India)

R. Srikanth (2016). Idols in unprotected temples easy pickings for smugglers. The Hindu. 16 June.

Cyprus and Egypt sign organised crime accord

(Egypt; Cyprus)

In Cyprus (2016). Cyprus and Egypt sign organised crime accord. In Cyprus. 16 June.

Chennai offices had no role in probe of stolen idols: ASI

(India)

K. Maniandan (2016). Chennai offices had no role in probe of stolen idols: ASI. The Hindu. 16 June.

HR and CE department launches idol survey in 4,000 temples

(India)

The Hindu (2016). HR and CE department launches idol survey in 4,000 temples. The Hindu. 16 June.

Cusco: Falsos arqueólogos realizan excavaciones en centro arqueológicos

(Peru)

Cusco: Fake archaeologists excavate at archaeological site

El Popular (2016). Cusco: Falsos arqueólogos realizan excavaciones en centro arqueológicos. El Popular. 16 June.

Icon stolen from Wichita church

(United States of America)

Lara Korte (2016). Icon stolen from Wichita church. The Wichita Eagle. 17 June.

The Unbelievable Tale of Jesus's Wife

(United States of America)

Ariel Sabar (2016). The Unbelievable Tale of Jesus's Wife. The Atlantic. 17 June.

How Indigenous artists are taking back what the fashion industry stole

(Canada)

Leah Collins (2016). How Indigenous artists are taking back what the fashion industry stole. CBC. 17 June.

Export ban placed on £225,000 Burges vase to keep it in UK

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Export ban placed on £225,000 Burges vase to keep it in UK. BBC News. 17 June.

Thieves strip lead off East Meon church roof

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Thieves strip lead off East Meon church roof. BBC News. 17 June.

Lawsuit Underway to Bring Illegally Traded Chinese Self-Mummified Buddhist Statue Back Home

(China; Netherlands)

Margaux Schreurs (2016). Lawsuit Underway to Bring Illegally Traded Chinese Self-Mummified Buddhist Statue Back Home. The Beijinger. 17 June.

El Cabildo repone la protección de las estaciones de petroglifos en el Pico Bejenao tras "actos vandálicos"

(Spain)

El Cabildo renews protection of petroglyph sites in Pico Bejenao after "acts of vandalism"

El Diario (2016). El Cabildo repone la protección de las estaciones de petroglifos en el Pico Bejenao tras "actos vandálicos". El Diario. 17 June.

Cracking down on idol-looters

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Cracking down on idol-looters. The Hindu. 17 June.

'Set up judicial commission to probe idol thefts'

(India)

The Hindu (2016). 'Set up judicial commission to probe idol thefts'. The Hindu. 17 June.

Antique dealer jailed after being caught with 57 books stolen from Carton House

(Ireland)

The Journal (2016). Antique dealer jailed after being caught with 57 books stolen from Carton House. The Journal. 17 June.

German warship wreckage protected

(Norway; Germany)

News in English (2016). German warship wreckage protected. News in English. 17 June.

TN temple officials see if seized idols match stolen ones

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). TN temple officials see if seized idols match stolen ones. Business Standard. 17 June.

Locals fear alcohol fueled vandalism will destroy the last remaining relics of Old Palmerstown Church

(Ireland)

Claire Scott (2016). Locals fear alcohol fueled vandalism will destroy the last remaining relics of Old Palmerstown Church. Dublin Live. 18 June.

Bogus Whiteley paintings: lock up fraudsters, says Swans chief

(Australia)

Michaela Boland (2016). Bogus Whiteley paintings: lock up fraudsters, says Swans chief. The Australian. 18 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.

War hero's medals stolen from son on the train returning from his funeral

(United Kingdom)

Tristan Cork (2016). War hero's medals stolen from son on the train returning from his funeral. Bristol Post. 19 June.

Egypt to sign archaeological cooperation agreement with Saudi Arabia

(Egypt; Saudi Arabia)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egypt to sign archaeological cooperation agreement with Saudi Arabia. Ahram Online. 19 June.

CCTV surveillance at Golden Temple helps nail thieves

(India)

P. K. Jaiswar (2016). CCTV surveillance at Golden Temple helps nail thieves. The Tribune. 19 June.

On the trail of stolen artefacts

(India)

R. Vimal Kumar (2016). On the trail of stolen artefacts. The Hindu. 20 June.

Guilty plea ends Native art scam in Juneau

(United States of America)

Paula Ann Solis (2016). Guilty plea ends Native art scam in Juneau. Juneau Empire. 20 June.

Ladrones roban imagen de una virgen bañada en oro en casa cural de Cartago

(Costa Rica)

Thieves steal statue of the virgin decorated with gold in the rectory of Carthage

Katherine Chaves (2016). Ladrones roban imagen de una virgen bañada en oro en casa cural de Cartago. La Nación. 20 June.

Antique store worker returns stolen icon to Wichita church

(United States of America)

Emily Younger (2016). Antique store worker returns stolen icon to Wichita church. KSN. 20 June.

Muhammad Ali tribute mural stolen at Birmingham centre

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Muhammad Ali tribute mural stolen at Birmingham centre. BBC News. 20 June.

Archaeology Dept. awaits nod to beef up security

(India)

D. Madhaven (2016). Archaeology Dept. awaits nod to beef up security. The Hindu. 20 June.

Arrests in Bulgaria over paintings stolen near Billy Connolly's former home

(United Kingdom; Bulgaria)

Martin Williams (2016). Arrests in Bulgaria over paintings stolen near Billy Connolly's former home. The Herald. 20 June.

Theatre built as tribute to Anglo-French friendship vandalised

(France; United Kingdom)

Kim Willsher (2016). Theatre built as tribute to Anglo-French friendship vandalised. The Guardian. 20 June.

2 idols seized in Chennai could be from Tiruchi

(India)

The Hindu (2016). 2 idols seized in Chennai could be from Tiruchi. The Hindu. 20 June.

Talking Point: Neglect of ancient heritage

(Australia)

Heather Sculthorpe (2016). Talking Point: Neglect of ancient heritage. The Mercury. 20 June.

Connoisseur & Smuggler: The 84-year-old art dealer and his collection of 'stolen' idols in Chennai

(India)

Arun Janardhanan (2016). Connoisseur & Smuggler: The 84-year-old art dealer and his collection of 'stolen' idols in Chennai. The Indian Express. 20 June.

Japan Mint employee nabbed in theft of 15 kg gold bar

(Japan)

Tokyo Reporter (2016). Japan Mint employee nabbed in theft of 15 kg gold bar. Tokyo Reporter. 20 June.

Snapchat Is (Allegedly) Back at It Again With Plagiarized Filters

(General)

Cordelia Tai (2016). Snapchat Is (Allegedly) Back at It Again With Plagiarized Filters. The Fashion Spot. 21 June.

B.C. Premier wants First Nations remains and cultural artifacts returned from U.S. museums

(Canada)

Rob Shaw (2016). B.C. Premier wants First Nations remains and cultural artifacts returned from U.S. museums. Vancouver Sun. 21 June.

Man arrested in theft of trailer containing $250,000 in artwork by Matisse and Chagall

(United States of America)

Veronica Rocha (2016). Man arrested in theft of trailer containing $250,000 in artwork by Matisse and Chagall. Los Angeles Times. 21 June.

Miscreants damage ancient Rameshwar temple at Halasi

(India)

Ravindra Uppar (2016). Miscreants damage ancient Rameshwar temple at Halasi. The Times of India. 21 June.

Graffiti artist banned from 20%of US after Reddit users' investigation

(United States of America)

Nicky Woolf (2016). Graffiti artist banned from 20%of US after Reddit users' investigation. The Guardian. 21 June.

Govt has no record of artefacts stolen during militancy years

(India)

Sumit Hakhoo (2016). Govt has no record of artefacts stolen during militancy years. The Tribune. 21 June.

Artists have recreated lost & stolen artwork using only Adobe stock photos and Photoshop

(United States of America)

Minda Smiley (2016). Artists have recreated lost & stolen artwork using only Adobe stock photos and Photoshop. The Drum. 21 June.

Man beheads 800-year-old church statue in Florida, threatens to shoot priest in face, police say

(United States of America)

Fox (2016). Man beheads 800-year-old church statue in Florida, threatens to shoot priest in face, police say. Fox. 21 June.

Detrás del tráfico ilegal de piezas arqueológicas opera un círculo vicioso de poder: Renfrew

(General)

A vicious circle operates behind the illegal trafficking of archaeological objects: Renfrew

Paula Carrizosa (2016). Detrás del tráfico ilegal de piezas arqueológicas opera un círculo vicioso de poder: Renfrew. La Journada de Oriente. 21 June.

Police recover 16 ancient artifacts, man detained

(Greece; Peru)

eKathimerini (2016). Police recover 16 ancient artifacts, man detained. eKathimerini. 21 June.

Trémel. Un joyau du XVIe siécle ravagé par un incendie

(France)

Trémel. A sixteenth century jewel destroyed by fire

Le Télégramme (2016). Trémel. Un joyau du XVIe siécle ravagé par un incendie. Le Télégramme. 21 June.

9/11 Memorial by Concho River destroyed; steel stolen

(United States of America)

Standard-Times (2016). 9/11 Memorial by Concho River destroyed; steel stolen. Standard-Times. 21 June.

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.

Panchaloha Idol, Materials Stolen from Mariamma Temple

(India)

Mangalorean News (2016). Panchaloha Idol, Materials Stolen from Mariamma Temple. Mangalorean News. 21 June.

Why is Korean art market vulnerable to forgery?

(South Korea)

The Korea Herald (2016). Why is Korean art market vulnerable to forgery?. Korea Herald. 21 June.

Viking axe mystery ends in student bloodshed on streets

(United Kingdom)

Carmarthen Journal (2016). Viking axe mystery ends in student bloodshed on streets. South Wales Evening Post. 21 June.

Art dealer arrested in Chennai for suspected temple artefacts theft

(India)

AFP (2016). Art dealer arrested in Chennai for suspected temple artefacts theft. Hindustan Times. 22 June.

8 Art Thefts That Went Wrong

(General)

Abigail Cain (2016). 8 Art Thefts That Went Wrong. Artsy. 22 June.

Urn returns to Danvers library

(United States of America)

Ethan Forman (2016). Urn returns to Danvers library. The Salem News. 22 June.

Tribes hail shield's halted sale; collectors ask what's next

(United States of America; France)

Mary Hudetz (2016). Tribes hail shield's halted sale; collectors ask what's next. News Times. 22 June.

Artwork stolen from library gallery

(United States of America)

Kristen McEwan (2016). Artwork stolen from library gallery. Daily Herald. 22 June.

Saudi heritage revival too late to save many cultural treasures

(Saudi Arabia)

Angus McDowall (2016). Saudi heritage revival too late to save many cultural treasures. Reuters. 22 June.

चोरों ने बनाया मठ को निशाना, एक साथ चुराईं अष्टधातु की आधा दर्जन मूर्तियां

(India)

Thieves stole statues of gods from temple in Muzaffarpur

Pradesh 18 (2016). चोरों ने बनाया मठ को निशाना, एक साथ चुराईं अष्टधातु की आधा दर्जन मूर्तियां. Pradesh 18. 22 June.

Over ten thousand stolen items con scated from Bullas antique collector

(Spain)

Murcia Today (2016). Over ten thousand stolen items con scated from Bullas antique collector. Murcia Today. 22 June.

Germany passes law to keep art of 'national value' in the country

(Germany)

DW (2016). Germany passes law to keep art of 'national value' in the country. DW. 23 June.

Over 14 lakh antiquities documented, data on NMMA website

(India)

TNN (2016). Over 14 lakh antiquities documented, data on NMMA website. The Times of India. 23 June.

Roban joyas y causan daños por valor de 90.000 euros en la parroquia de la Trinidad

(Spain)

Jewels robbed and 90,000 euros of damage caused in the parish church of Trinidad

Juan Cano (2016). Roban joyas y causan daños por valor de 90.000 euros en la parroquia de la Trinidad. Diario Sur. 23 June.

Mess marks spot when food splatters masterpieces

(Australia)

Michaela Boland (2016). Mess marks spot when food splatters masterpieces. The Australian. 23 June.

First Nations shrine collecting dust in New York museum's basement

(Canada; United States of America)

Brian Morton (2016). First Nations shrine collecting dust in New York museum's basement. Vancouver Sun. 23 June.

Thieves cause £20,000 of damage to one of Stockton's most historic buildings

(United Kingdom)

Chris Webber (2016). Thieves cause £20,000 of damage to one of Stockton's most historic buildings. The Northern Echo. 23 June.

Largest collection of Peruvian Antiques returned

(Peru)

Alvaro Tassano (2016). Largest collection of Peruvian Antiques returned. Peru This Week. 23 June.

Art heist or misplaced masterpiece? Missing painting baffles Nelson artist

(New Zealand)

Tim O'Connell (2016). Art heist or misplaced masterpiece? Missing painting baffles Nelson artist. Stuff.co.nz. 23 June.

Treasure hunter fined for stealing ancient gold ring

(United Kingdom)

Mid Sussex Times (2016). Treasure hunter fined for stealing ancient gold ring. Mid Sussex Times. 23 June.

Robbery attempt at Marakathambiga Sundarashwarar Temple caught on camera

(India)

DNA (2016). Robbery attempt at Marakathambiga Sundarashwarar Temple caught on camera. DNA. 24 June.

Four students picked up for possessing 'bronze' idol, released

(India)

TNN (2016). Four students picked up for possessing 'bronze' idol, released. The Times of India. 24 June.

So, Those Cool Souvenirs You Bought on Vacay Might Not Actually Be Legit

(General)

Katie A. Paul (2016). So, Those Cool Souvenirs You Bought on Vacay Might Not Actually Be Legit. Yahoo News. 24 June.

Navajo Nation supports cultural items bill

(United States of America)

Lyn Smith (2016). Navajo Nation supports cultural items bill. Daily Times. 24 June.

Remains of 18 people stolen from cemetery in Stratford

(United States of America)

Katie Harris (2016). Remains of 18 people stolen from cemetery in Stratford. Fox. 24 June.

Police appeal for witnesses after thieves steal lead from Hillhouse Parish Church roof

(United Kingdom)

Kirsten Mcstay (2016). Police appeal for witnesses after thieves steal lead from Hillhouse Parish Church roof. Daily Record. 24 June.

Stolen medieval panels restored and reinstalled in Devon church

(United Kingdom)

Steven Morris (2016). Stolen medieval panels restored and reinstalled in Devon church. The Guardian. 24 June.

Stolen paintings found in Wicklow ditch to be auctioned in London

(Ireland; United Kingdom)

Michael Parsons (2016). Stolen paintings found in Wicklow ditch to be auctioned in London. The Irish Times. 24 June.

Assisted living center worker accused of stealing antiques, keepsakes

(United States of America)

Hannah Schwarz (2016). Assisted living center worker accused of stealing antiques, keepsakes. Journal Sentinel. 24 June.

बंद रहा दरवाजा और मंदिर से देवताओं की मूर्ति चुरा ले गए चोर

(India)

Thieves steal statues of the gods from temple in Madhubani

Pradesh 18 (2016). बंद रहा दरवाजा और मंदिर से देवताओं की मूर्ति चुरा ले गए चोर. Pradesh 18. 24 June.

Vandals target ancient monuments and sites

(Isle of Man)

Isle of Man Today (2016). Vandals target ancient monuments and sites. Isle of Man Today. 24 June.

Central Security Department in Tripoli retrieves artifacts stolen from Tripoli's Old Town

(Libya)

The Libya Observer (2016). Central Security Department in Tripoli retrieves artifacts stolen from Tripoli's Old Town. The Libya Observer. 24 June.

Police arrest idol smuggler, seize 9 ancient statues

(India)

TNN (2016). Police arrest idol smuggler, seize 9 ancient statues. The Times of India. 25 June.

Art student's agony as degree show submission is stolen

(United Kingdom)

Eddie Nisbet (2016). Art student's agony as degree show submission is stolen. STV. 25 June.

Stolen University of Victoria native art recovered

(Canada)

Mary Griffin (2016). Stolen University of Victoria native art recovered. CHEK. 25 June.

Theft at two temples

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Theft at two temples. The Hindu. 25 June.

Rocky future for Somalia's ancient cave art

(Somalia)

AFP (2016). Rocky future for Somalia's ancient cave art. The Daily Mail. 26 June.

Unique sculpture mysteriously missing from Albuquerque art gallery

(United States of America)

Haley Rush (2016). Unique sculpture mysteriously missing from Albuquerque art gallery. KRQE News. 26 June.

16 heritage sites facing extinction

(Nepal)

Pramod Kumar Tandan (2016). 16 heritage sites facing extinction. The Himalayan Times. 26 June.

Connoisseur of art who turned temple raider

(India)

Srikkanth Dhasarathy (2016). Connoisseur of art who turned temple raider. The New Indian Express. 26 June.

Our View: Keep pressure up to restore artifacts

(United States of America)

Santa Fe New Mexican (2016). Our View: Keep pressure up to restore artifacts. Santa Fe New Mexican. 26 June.

$2K Mural on East River Waterfront Stolen Days After it Was Unveiled

(United States of America)

Dartunorro Clark (2016). $2K Mural on East River Waterfront Stolen Days After it Was Unveiled. DNA Info. 27 June.

Ancient Burmese Buddhist site at risk from botched restoration

(Myanmar)

Apollo (2016). Ancient Burmese Buddhist site at risk from botched restoration. Apollo. 27 June.

What Germany's tough new law could mean for the antiquities market

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). What Germany's tough new law could mean for the antiquities market. The Art Newspaper. 27 June.

Deenadayalan's aide held, 9 more idols seized

(India)

R. Srikanth (2016). Deenadayalan's aide held, 9 more idols seized. The Hindu. 27 June.

Italian Consumer Group Files Complaint Against Christo's 'Floating Piers'

(Italy)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso (2016). Italian Consumer Group Files Complaint Against Christo's 'Floating Piers'. ArtNet News. 27 June.

Metal detectorist who struck gold with Bronze Age ring during illegal search is fined after touting it to a museum

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph (2016). Metal detectorist who struck gold with Bronze Age ring during illegal search is fined after touting it to a museum. The Telegraph. 27 June.

Bavaria Sold Nazi Looted Art Back to Nazis: Report

(Germany)

Guelda Voien (2016). Bavaria Sold Nazi Looted Art Back to Nazis: Report. Observer. 28 June.

Ford dealership uses art from Firewatch for ad – without permission, of course

(United States of America)

Kris Ligman (2016). Ford dealership uses art from Firewatch for ad – without permission, of course. ZAM. 28 June.

Two arrested after art theft attempt at airport

(United States of America)

Kassandra Parisi (2016). Two arrested after art theft attempt at airport. Spotlight News. 28 June.

Robbers strike close to PMB family's heart

(South Africa)

Kailene Pillay (2016). Robbers strike close to PMB family's heart. News 24. 28 June.

Homer Watson reproduction stolen from Waterloo library

(Canada)

Ryan Flanagan (2016). Homer Watson reproduction stolen from Waterloo library. CTV. 28 June.

Painting worth thousands stolen from cottage

(United Kingdom)

ITV News (2016). Painting worth thousands stolen from cottage. ITV News. 28 June.

5-star hotel employee held for temple theft

(India)

TNN (2016). 5-star hotel employee held for temple theft. The Times of India. 29 June.

ART: Thieves walk off with gallery paintings

(United States of America)

Cassie Ruud (2016). ART: Thieves walk off with gallery paintings. The News Guard. 29 June.

Welcome home party for Devon church's priceless panels

(United Kingdom)

W.M.N.H. Finch (2016). Welcome home party for Devon church's priceless panels. The Herald. 29 June.

Japanese-Canadians' stolen history brought to light

(Canada)

Richard Watts (2016). Japanese-Canadians' stolen history brought to light. Times Colonist. 29 June.

Uniform, military medals of late WWII POW stolen from his family in Fort Worth

(United States of America)

Liz Farmer (2016). Uniform, military medals of late WWII POW stolen from his family in Fort Worth. The Dallas Morning News. 29 June.

As search for missing Union Station benches continues, Springfield officials contact Putnam Academy, hoping students can rebuild them

(United States of America)

Kim Kinney (2016). As search for missing Union Station benches continues, Springfield officials contact Putnam Academy, hoping students can rebuild them. Mass Live. 29 June.

Fire That Destroyed Liverpool Biennial Site Was an Arson Attack

(United Kingdom)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Fire That Destroyed Liverpool Biennial Site Was an Arson Attack. ArtNet News. 29 June.

'Heartless' burglars smash up church with sledgehammers

(United Kingdom)

Kelsey Maxwell (2016). 'Heartless' burglars smash up church with sledgehammers. Leigh Journal. 29 June.

Jehovah's Witnesses accused of destroying ancient religious site in Mexico

(Mexico)

Nathaniel Janowitz (2016). Jehovah's Witnesses accused of destroying ancient religious site in Mexico. Vice. 29 June.

Art Experts Blast Bavarian Museums' Attempt to Rebut Nazi Loot Claims

(Germany)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Art Experts Blast Bavarian Museums' Attempt to Rebut Nazi Loot Claims. ArtNet News. 29 June.

Former police officer pleads guilty to stealing painting from Governor's Mansion

(United States of America)

Ed Treleven (2016). Former police officer pleads guilty to stealing painting from Governor's Mansion. Wisconsin State Journal. 29 June.

The politics and poetry of restoring war ruins

(Syria)

Gulf News (2016). The politics and poetry of restoring war ruins. Gulf News. 29 June.

Spanish Supreme Court Rules Against Dalí Foundation in Image Rights Dispute

(Spain)

Naomi Rea (2016). Spanish Supreme Court Rules Against Dalí Foundation in Image Rights Dispute. ArtNet News. 30 June.

Prized Lion of Babylon joins list of crumbling Iraqi antiquities

(Iraq)

Adnan Abu Zeed (2016). Prized Lion of Babylon joins list of crumbling Iraqi antiquities. Al Monitor. 30 June.

Detienen a presuntos autores del robo de las coronas de la Virgen de la Cabeza

(Spain)

Assumed robbers of the crown of the Virgen de la Cabeza arrested

CLM24 (2016). Detienen a presuntos autores del robo de las coronas de la Virgen de la Cabeza. CLM24. 30 June.

Man Returns Thomas Kinkade Jesus Statue After Stealing It 2 Years Ago, Asks for Forgiveness

(United States of America)

Katherine Weber (2016). Man Returns Thomas Kinkade Jesus Statue After Stealing It 2 Years Ago, Asks for Forgiveness. Christian Post. 30 June.

AIA Members Speak in Favor of Continued Protection of Artifacts from Bolivia and Greece

(United States of America; Bolivia; Greece)

Nathan T. Elkins (2016). AIA Members Speak in Favor of Continued Protection of Artifacts from Bolivia and Greece. Archaeological Institute of America. 30 June.

Vandalised Belfast war memorial to be rededicated during Somme service

(United Kingdom)

Angela Rainey (2016). Vandalised Belfast war memorial to be rededicated during Somme service. Belfast Telegraph. 30 June.

German Museum Repurchases 19th-Century Painting Stolen by Nazis

(Germany)

Menachem Rephun (2016). German Museum Repurchases 19th-Century Painting Stolen by Nazis. JP Updates. 30 June.

Gustav Klimt's Adele Bloch-Bauer Paintings to Be Reunited at Neue Galerie

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Gustav Klimt's Adele Bloch-Bauer Paintings to Be Reunited at Neue Galerie. ArtNet News. 30 June.

To Cite or to Steal? When a Scholarly Project Turns Up in a Gallery

(United Kingdom)

Kevin L. Ferguson (2016). To Cite or to Steal? When a Scholarly Project Turns Up in a Gallery. Hyperallergic. 30 June.

40 years later, search continues for Rockwell painting stolen from New Jersey home

(United States of America)

Philly Voice (2016). 40 years later, search continues for Rockwell painting stolen from New Jersey home. Philly Voice. 30 June.

Egyptian Embassy in Paris Retrieves Stolen Artefact

(Egypt; France)

Aswat Masriya (2016). Egyptian Embassy in Paris Retrieves Stolen Artefact. All Africa. 30 June.

HC to hear plea on irregularities in National Art Gallery

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). HC to hear plea on irregularities in National Art Gallery. The Hindu. 30 June.