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Articles for June 2016

269 articles found.

Syrian troops looting ancient city Palmyra, says archaeologist


AFP, The Guardian, 1st Jun 2016.

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

(India; United States of America)

Sobhana K. Nair, Mumbai Mirror, 1st Jun 2016.

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


Ryan Ross, The Guardian, 1st Jun 2016.

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, The Daily Mail, 1st Jun 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Geraldine Scott, Evening News 24, 1st Jun 2016.

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


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 1st Jun 2016.

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


Anisa Subedar, BBC News, 1st Jun 2016.

Idol smuggling gang busted


Vivek Narayanan, The Hindu, 1st Jun 2016.

Idol worth lakhs stolen from Jain Temple


The Hitavada, 1st Jun 2016.

Pricey Painting Found

(United States of America)

CBS, 2nd Jun 2016.

Stolen Art From Dead City Museum Creator Located

(United States of America)

CBS, 2nd Jun 2016.

Motion filed to drop charges in museum gem theft

(United States of America)

News Net 5, 2nd Jun 2016.

Cops tracking Kaluchari-era missing idols in US


TNN, The Times of India, 2nd Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Darryl Fears, The Washington Post, 2nd Jun 2016.

Ancient stela lost after discovery


Ömer Erbil, Hurriyet Daily News, 2nd Jun 2016.

Israel wards off looters of antiquity high above the Dead Sea


Mike Smith, Yahoo News, 2nd Jun 2016.

Rare 'Inverted Jenny' Stamp Stolen in 1955 Returned

(United States of America)

Tracy Connor, NBC, 2nd Jun 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Martin Hannan, The National, 2nd Jun 2016.

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


Alaa Nassar, Syria Direct, 2nd Jun 2016.

Darwin letter stolen from Smithsonian 30 years ago has been found

(United States of America)

Rachel Weiner, The Washington Post, 2nd Jun 2016.

Complejo arqueológico Narihualá en riesgo por falta de cerco


Archaeological site of Narihualá at risk due to lack of fence

Ralph Zapata, El Comercio, 2nd Jun 2016.

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


Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 2nd Jun 2016.

US Senate committee submits private museum findings to Internal Revenue Service

(United States of America)

Julia Halpern, The Art Newspaper, 2nd Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Caleb Pershan, SFist, 2nd Jun 2016.

Seized idols to be sent to Icon Centre for safekeeping


Vivek Narayanan, The Hindu, 2nd Jun 2016.

Priest nabbed for robbing churches


eKathimerini, 2nd Jun 2016.

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


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

Europa Press, La Vanguardia, 2nd Jun 2016.

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


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

Plano Informativo, 2nd Jun 2016.

Hindu temple in Penang desecrated, statues destroyed


Free Malaysia Today, 2nd Jun 2016.

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


Marcie Good, BC Business, 3rd Jun 2016.

The feds' real-life Indiana Jones

(United States of America)

Wesley Bruer, WTVM, 3rd Jun 2016.

Historic coins stolen from museum


Sarah Lagan, The Royal Gazette, 3rd Jun 2016.

Missing taxidermy sheep reappears – without its clothes

(United States of America)

Jonathan Romeo, The Durango Herald, 3rd Jun 2016.

Irina Bokova: the woman standing between Isis and world heritage


Charlie English, The Guardian, 3rd Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Laura Spencer, KCUR, 3rd Jun 2016.

Jail for woman who plundered famous photo prints

(United States of America)

Justine McDaniel,, 3rd Jun 2016.

PLUNDERED: Stone thefts are stripping away our heritage

(United Kingdom)

Karen Pickering, Telegraph & Argus, 3rd Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Scott MacFarlane, NBC, 3rd Jun 2016.

Police estimate JACC damage at $10,000

(United States of America)

Charles L. Westmoreland, Juneau Empire, 3rd Jun 2016.

Questions raised after famous statue disappears in Ankara


Hurriyet Daily News, 3rd Jun 2016.

More idols found in Alwarpet house


Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 3rd Jun 2016.

Art Museum theft shows limits of public money

(United States of America)

Springfield News Leader, 3rd Jun 2016.

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, PR Newswire, 3rd Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Cristina Corbin, Fox, 4th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Artiholics, 4th Jun 2016.

Idol smuggling kingpin surrenders


News Today, 4th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Stephan Rockefeller, Fox, 4th Jun 2016.

Bill to punish grave robbers sent to governor's desk

(United States of America)

AP Reporting, WWL, 4th Jun 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Lincolnshire Echo, 4th Jun 2016.

Detenido el autor del robo en la iglesia del Perpetuo Socorro


Robber of the Church of Perpetual Help arrested

Diario de Alto Aragón, 4th Jun 2016.

Thiruverumbur police recovers stone idols of Hindu deities from Cauvery river


TNN, The Times of India, 5th Jun 2016.

Relic of Pope John Paul II stolen from Cologne Cathedral


Reuters, Business Insider, 5th Jun 2016.

Editorial: Acoma shield closer to home

(United States of America; France)

Albuquerque Journal, 5th Jun 2016.

Malaysian artist charged for depicting PM as clown


AFP, The Daily Mail, 6th Jun 2016.

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


TNN, The Times of India, 6th Jun 2016.

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

(India; United States of America)

Geneva Sands, ABC United States, 6th Jun 2016.

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


Buen Pastor: Artworks stolen and fake murals painted

CBA 24, 6th Jun 2016.

Palestine demands return of seized artefacts

(Israel; Palestine; Jordan)

Nasouh Nazzal, Gulf News, 6th Jun 2016.

Driver smuggled antiquities in Norwegian Ambassador's car

(Israel; Palestine; Jordan)

Ari Soffer, Israel National News, 6th Jun 2016.

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


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

Le Figaro, 6th Jun 2016.

'Stolen' painting returns to presidential palace


Radio Poland, 6th Jun 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Petersfield Post, 6th Jun 2016.

Moscow Roadworks Damaging Archaeological Remains, Activists Say


The Moscow Times, 6th Jun 2016.

Stolen Old Masters returned to Italy after discovery by British owner

(United Kingdom; Italy)

BT, 7th Jun 2016.

ASI team inspects idols seized from smuggler


TNN, The Times of India, 7th Jun 2016.

French Museum Faces "Cultural Catastrophe" After Storage Vault Floods


Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 7th Jun 2016.

With New Book, Quest to Recover Stolen Battambang Statues Begins


Michelle Vachon, Cambodia Daily, 7th Jun 2016.

Daesh claims to destroy yet another ancient Iraqi temple


Anadolu Agency, Daily Sabah, 7th Jun 2016.

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


TNN, The Times of India, 8th Jun 2016.

Arte Ritrovata showcases recovered art


ANSA, 8th Jun 2016.

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


Gargi Gupta, DNA, 8th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Adam Kredo, The Washington Free Beacon, 8th Jun 2016.

The American Who Rescued The Saint

(India; United States of America)

S. Vijay Kumar, Swarajya, 8th Jun 2016.

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


Ben Rosen, The Christian Science Monitor, 8th Jun 2016.

Idol trackers elated as Ganesha set to come home


Nistula Hebbar, The Hindu, 8th Jun 2016.

Korean Art Dealer Indicted for Forged Lee Ufan Paintings

(South Korea)

Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 8th Jun 2016.

Tricornios contra expoliadores


Tricorns Against Plunder

E. Gancedo, Diario de León, 8th Jun 2016.

Non-profit for late caricaturist Al Hirschfeld sues NY gallery

(United States of America)

Jonathan Stempel, Metro, 8th Jun 2016.

'Misleading' Modigliani Case Shows Need for Free Port Disclosure


Bloomberg, Swiss Info, 8th Jun 2016.

Who owns ancient artefacts?


Al Jazeera, 8th Jun 2016.

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


Sophia Kishkovsky, The Art Newspaper, 8th Jun 2016.

Experts help Geneva free port crack down on stolen loot


Swiss Info, 8th Jun 2016.

Stolen Ottoman-era artifacts recovered in Istanbul


Yeni Şafak, 8th Jun 2016.

Egypt Dismisses 'ISIS Threat to Blow Up Pyramids'


Egyptian Streets, 8th Jun 2016.

Mega heist at Thanjai temple


Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 8th Jun 2016.

British doubts over Joan of Arc's ring

(United Kingdom; France)

Martin Bailey, The Art Newspaper, 9th Jun 2016.

Athens Mayor to Remove City Statues for their Own Protection


Mary Harris, Greek Reporter, 9th Jun 2016.

Whistle stolen from Museum of East Anglian Life steam engine exhibit

(United Kingdom)

Tom Potter, East Anglian Daily Times, 9th Jun 2016.

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


Henry Samuel, The Telegraph, 9th Jun 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Emily Sharpe, The Art Newspaper, 9th Jun 2016.

Lobengula Spear, Artefacts Stolen


Zim Eye, 9th Jun 2016.

Ganesh and his mother return home from US with Modi

(India; United States of America)

Virendrasingh Ghunawat, India Today, 9th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 9th Jun 2016.

Denuncias de INAH por ataques a zonas arqueológicas del estado


INAH criticised over attacks to archaeological sites in the state

Jorge Martínez, Criterio, 9th Jun 2016.

Police clueless on Thanjavur temple theft


Gokul Rajendranl, The Times of India, 9th Jun 2016.

Man arrested after Bronze-Age pots found


Cyprus Mail, 9th Jun 2016.

Tres detenidos por 35 robos en colegios e iglesias


Three arrested for 35 robberies in schools and churches

Europa Press, 9th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America; Cuba)

Samuel Blum, DNA Info, 10th Jun 2016.

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


Debayan Tewaril, The Times of India, 12th Jun 2016.

King Lobengula stolen 'golden spear' a replica


Joel Tsvakwi, Bulawayo 24, 12th Jun 2016.

'Badass Librarians' Foil al Qaeda, Save Ancient Manuscripts


Simon Worrall, National Geographic, 12th Jun 2016.

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

(Monaco; Switzerland; United States of America)

Doreen Carvajal, The New York Times, 12th Jun 2016.

50 more idols, paintings recovered from smuggler


Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 12th Jun 2016.

Stone of Destiny belongs in Perth, says council leader

(United Kingdom)

STV, 13th Jun 2016.

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


TNN, The Times of India, 13th Jun 2016.

Privados impulsan medidas para revertir la grave desprotección de naufragios históricos


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

Mauricio Silva, El Mercurio, 13th Jun 2016.

Guardia Civil puts a stop to internet sale of archaeological antiques


John Smith, EuroWeekly, 13th Jun 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Kelsey Maxwell, Leigh Journal, 13th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Jenny Rowland, Center for American Progress, 13th Jun 2016.

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


Daniel K. Eisenbud, The Jerusalem Post, 13th Jun 2016.

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

(Ukraine; Italy)

Interfax, 13th Jun 2016.

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


Damian Carrington, The Guardian, 13th Jun 2016.

Police discover Qadafi's looted ivory dagger in Istanbul

(Libya; Turkey; Saudi Arabia)

Yeni Şafak, 13th Jun 2016.

Archaeological Homecoming: Largest Recovery of Antiquities Returns to Peru


Peruvian Times, 13th Jun 2016.

Meet the man at the centre of the Cranach mystery

(United States of America)

Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 14th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Jesse Paul, The Denver Post, 14th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Anne Blythe, News Observer, 14th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Brian Bowling, TribLive, 14th Jun 2016.

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


Reuters, 14th Jun 2016.

Valuable 16th century silver stolen in church raid

(United Kingdom)

ITV News, 14th Jun 2016.

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


Hannah McGivern, The Art Newspaper, 14th Jun 2016.

'Hundreds of Bihar antiquities are still in foreign museums'


Pranav Chaudhary, The Times of India, 14th Jun 2016.

Austrian Supreme Court Accuses Franz West Private Foundation Of Embezzlement


Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 14th Jun 2016.

Octogenarian's computer may hold key to big idol ring


A. Selvaraj, The Times of India, 14th Jun 2016.

Marine Antiquities Scheme to launch on 21 July

(United Kingdom)

Sport Diver, 14th Jun 2016.

Greek Police Dismantle Drug Ring Including 3 Army Officers


Philip Chrysopoulos, Greek Reporter, 14th Jun 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Hertfordshire Mercury, 14th Jun 2016.

Not a scam: statue owner


Jessica Kerr, Delta Optimist, 15th Jun 2016.

Amber Room not found in Poland so far — explorers

(Poland; Russia)

TASS, 15th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Robin Pogrebin, The New York Times, 15th Jun 2016.

Raid in upscale Jerusalem plaza uncovers hundreds of illicitly traded relics


I24 News, 15th Jun 2016.

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

(General), 15th Jun 2016.

Catching up with a master smuggler


R. Srikanth, The Hindu, 15th Jun 2016.

Vandals damage up to 40 gravestones in Inverness cemetery

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 15th Jun 2016.

Damien Hirst Sued Over Jewelry Line Plagiarism

(United States of America; Canada)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 15th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Popular Archaeology, 15th Jun 2016.

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


Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 15th Jun 2016.

Gravesite looted in Harrison County

(United States of America)

Katie Bauer, Wave 3, 16th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Ariel Sabar, The Atlantic, 16th Jun 2016.

Lobengula spear 'thief' nabbed


Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle, 16th Jun 2016.

Villagers in court over stolen statue

(China; Netherlands)

Xinhua, Shanghai Daily, 16th Jun 2016.

Two sarcophagi's lids recovered by Egypt from Israel

(Egypt; Israel)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 16th Jun 2016.

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


Sunday World, 16th Jun 2016.

Idols in unprotected temples easy pickings for smugglers


R. Srikanth, The Hindu, 16th Jun 2016.

Cyprus and Egypt sign organised crime accord

(Egypt; Cyprus)

In Cyprus, 16th Jun 2016.

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


K. Maniandan, The Hindu, 16th Jun 2016.

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


The Hindu, 16th Jun 2016.

Cusco: Falsos arqueólogos realizan excavaciones en centro arqueológicos


Cusco: Fake archaeologists excavate at archaeological site

El Popular, 16th Jun 2016.

Icon stolen from Wichita church

(United States of America)

Lara Korte, The Wichita Eagle, 17th Jun 2016.

The Unbelievable Tale of Jesus's Wife

(United States of America)

Ariel Sabar, The Atlantic, 17th Jun 2016.

How Indigenous artists are taking back what the fashion industry stole


Leah Collins, CBC, 17th Jun 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 17th Jun 2016.

Thieves strip lead off East Meon church roof

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 17th Jun 2016.

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

(China; Netherlands)

Margaux Schreurs, The Beijinger, 17th Jun 2016.

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


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

El Diario, 17th Jun 2016.

Cracking down on idol-looters


The Hindu, 17th Jun 2016.

'Set up judicial commission to probe idol thefts'


The Hindu, 17th Jun 2016.

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


The Journal, 17th Jun 2016.

German warship wreckage protected

(Norway; Germany)

News in English, 17th Jun 2016.

TN temple officials see if seized idols match stolen ones


Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 17th Jun 2016.

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


Claire Scott, Dublin Live, 18th Jun 2016.

Bogus Whiteley paintings: lock up fraudsters, says Swans chief


Michaela Boland, The Australian, 18th Jun 2016.

Hoax? Rome firm claims new Modigliani but offers no evidence


Associated Press, KRQE News, 18th Jun 2016.

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


Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 18th Jun 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Tristan Cork, Bristol Post, 19th Jun 2016.

Egypt to sign archaeological cooperation agreement with Saudi Arabia

(Egypt; Saudi Arabia)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 19th Jun 2016.

CCTV surveillance at Golden Temple helps nail thieves


P. K. Jaiswar, The Tribune, 19th Jun 2016.

On the trail of stolen artefacts


R. Vimal Kumar, The Hindu, 20th Jun 2016.

Guilty plea ends Native art scam in Juneau

(United States of America)

Paula Ann Solis, Juneau Empire, 20th Jun 2016.

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, La Nación, 20th Jun 2016.

Antique store worker returns stolen icon to Wichita church

(United States of America)

Emily Younger, KSN, 20th Jun 2016.

Muhammad Ali tribute mural stolen at Birmingham centre

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 20th Jun 2016.

Archaeology Dept. awaits nod to beef up security


D. Madhaven, The Hindu, 20th Jun 2016.

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

(United Kingdom; Bulgaria)

Martin Williams, The Herald, 20th Jun 2016.

Theatre built as tribute to Anglo-French friendship vandalised

(France; United Kingdom)

Kim Willsher, The Guardian, 20th Jun 2016.

2 idols seized in Chennai could be from Tiruchi


The Hindu, 20th Jun 2016.

Talking Point: Neglect of ancient heritage


Heather Sculthorpe, The Mercury, 20th Jun 2016.

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


Arun Janardhanan, The Indian Express, 20th Jun 2016.

Japan Mint employee nabbed in theft of 15 kg gold bar


Tokyo Reporter, 20th Jun 2016.

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


Cordelia Tai, The Fashion Spot, 21st Jun 2016.

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


Rob Shaw, Vancouver Sun, 21st Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times, 21st Jun 2016.

Miscreants damage ancient Rameshwar temple at Halasi


Ravindra Uppar, The Times of India, 21st Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Nicky Woolf, The Guardian, 21st Jun 2016.

Govt has no record of artefacts stolen during militancy years


Sumit Hakhoo, The Tribune, 21st Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Minda Smiley, The Drum, 21st Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Fox, 21st Jun 2016.

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


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

Paula Carrizosa, La Journada de Oriente, 21st Jun 2016.

Police recover 16 ancient artifacts, man detained

(Greece; Peru)

eKathimerini, 21st Jun 2016.

Trémel. Un joyau du XVIe siécle ravagé par un incendie


Trémel. A sixteenth century jewel destroyed by fire

Le Télégramme, 21st Jun 2016.

9/11 Memorial by Concho River destroyed; steel stolen

(United States of America)

Standard-Times, 21st Jun 2016.

Ancient Egyptian Relics Returned After Surfacing at Israeli Auction

(Egypt; Israel)

Associated Press, Haaretz, 21st Jun 2016.

Panchaloha Idol, Materials Stolen from Mariamma Temple


Mangalorean News, 21st Jun 2016.

Why is Korean art market vulnerable to forgery?

(South Korea)

The Korea Herald, Korea Herald, 21st Jun 2016.

Viking axe mystery ends in student bloodshed on streets

(United Kingdom)

Carmarthen Journal, South Wales Evening Post, 21st Jun 2016.

Art dealer arrested in Chennai for suspected temple artefacts theft


AFP, Hindustan Times, 22nd Jun 2016.

8 Art Thefts That Went Wrong


Abigail Cain, Artsy, 22nd Jun 2016.

Urn returns to Danvers library

(United States of America)

Ethan Forman, The Salem News, 22nd Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America; France)

Mary Hudetz, News Times, 22nd Jun 2016.

Artwork stolen from library gallery

(United States of America)

Kristen McEwan, Daily Herald, 22nd Jun 2016.

Saudi heritage revival too late to save many cultural treasures

(Saudi Arabia)

Angus McDowall, Reuters, 22nd Jun 2016.

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


Thieves stole statues of gods from temple in Muzaffarpur

Pradesh 18, 22nd Jun 2016.

Over ten thousand stolen items con scated from Bullas antique collector


Murcia Today, 22nd Jun 2016.

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


DW, 23rd Jun 2016.

Over 14 lakh antiquities documented, data on NMMA website


TNN, The Times of India, 23rd Jun 2016.

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


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

Juan Cano, Diario Sur, 23rd Jun 2016.

Mess marks spot when food splatters masterpieces


Michaela Boland, The Australian, 23rd Jun 2016.

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

(Canada; United States of America)

Brian Morton, Vancouver Sun, 23rd Jun 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Chris Webber, The Northern Echo, 23rd Jun 2016.

Largest collection of Peruvian Antiques returned


Alvaro Tassano, Peru This Week, 23rd Jun 2016.

Art heist or misplaced masterpiece? Missing painting baffles Nelson artist

(New Zealand)

Tim O'Connell,, 23rd Jun 2016.

Treasure hunter fined for stealing ancient gold ring

(United Kingdom)

Mid Sussex Times, 23rd Jun 2016.

Robbery attempt at Marakathambiga Sundarashwarar Temple caught on camera


DNA, 24th Jun 2016.

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


TNN, The Times of India, 24th Jun 2016.

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


Katie A. Paul, Yahoo News, 24th Jun 2016.

Navajo Nation supports cultural items bill

(United States of America)

Lyn Smith, Daily Times, 24th Jun 2016.

Remains of 18 people stolen from cemetery in Stratford

(United States of America)

Katie Harris, Fox, 24th Jun 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Kirsten Mcstay, Daily Record, 24th Jun 2016.

Stolen medieval panels restored and reinstalled in Devon church

(United Kingdom)

Steven Morris, The Guardian, 24th Jun 2016.

Stolen paintings found in Wicklow ditch to be auctioned in London

(Ireland; United Kingdom)

Michael Parsons, The Irish Times, 24th Jun 2016.

Assisted living center worker accused of stealing antiques, keepsakes

(United States of America)

Hannah Schwarz, Journal Sentinel, 24th Jun 2016.

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


Thieves steal statues of the gods from temple in Madhubani

Pradesh 18, 24th Jun 2016.

Vandals target ancient monuments and sites

(Isle of Man)

Isle of Man Today, 24th Jun 2016.

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


The Libya Observer, 24th Jun 2016.

Police arrest idol smuggler, seize 9 ancient statues


TNN, The Times of India, 25th Jun 2016.

Art student's agony as degree show submission is stolen

(United Kingdom)

Eddie Nisbet, STV, 25th Jun 2016.

Stolen University of Victoria native art recovered


Mary Griffin, CHEK, 25th Jun 2016.

Theft at two temples


The Hindu, 25th Jun 2016.

Rocky future for Somalia's ancient cave art


AFP, The Daily Mail, 26th Jun 2016.

Unique sculpture mysteriously missing from Albuquerque art gallery

(United States of America)

Haley Rush, KRQE News, 26th Jun 2016.

16 heritage sites facing extinction


Pramod Kumar Tandan, The Himalayan Times, 26th Jun 2016.

Connoisseur of art who turned temple raider


Srikkanth Dhasarathy, The New Indian Express, 26th Jun 2016.

Our View: Keep pressure up to restore artifacts

(United States of America)

Santa Fe New Mexican, 26th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Dartunorro Clark, DNA Info, 27th Jun 2016.

Ancient Burmese Buddhist site at risk from botched restoration


Apollo, 27th Jun 2016.

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


Catherine Hickley, The Art Newspaper, 27th Jun 2016.

Deenadayalan's aide held, 9 more idols seized


R. Srikanth, The Hindu, 27th Jun 2016.

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


Lorena Muñoz-Alonso, ArtNet News, 27th Jun 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph, 27th Jun 2016.

Bavaria Sold Nazi Looted Art Back to Nazis: Report


Guelda Voien, Observer, 28th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Kris Ligman, ZAM, 28th Jun 2016.

Two arrested after art theft attempt at airport

(United States of America)

Kassandra Parisi, Spotlight News, 28th Jun 2016.

Robbers strike close to PMB family's heart

(South Africa)

Kailene Pillay, News 24, 28th Jun 2016.

Homer Watson reproduction stolen from Waterloo library


Ryan Flanagan, CTV, 28th Jun 2016.

Painting worth thousands stolen from cottage

(United Kingdom)

ITV News, 28th Jun 2016.

5-star hotel employee held for temple theft


TNN, The Times of India, 29th Jun 2016.

ART: Thieves walk off with gallery paintings

(United States of America)

Cassie Ruud, The News Guard, 29th Jun 2016.

Welcome home party for Devon church's priceless panels

(United Kingdom)

W.M.N.H. Finch, The Herald, 29th Jun 2016.

Japanese-Canadians' stolen history brought to light


Richard Watts, Times Colonist, 29th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Liz Farmer, The Dallas Morning News, 29th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Kim Kinney, Mass Live, 29th Jun 2016.

Fire That Destroyed Liverpool Biennial Site Was an Arson Attack

(United Kingdom)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 29th Jun 2016.

'Heartless' burglars smash up church with sledgehammers

(United Kingdom)

Kelsey Maxwell, Leigh Journal, 29th Jun 2016.

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


Nathaniel Janowitz, Vice, 29th Jun 2016.

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


Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 29th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Ed Treleven, Wisconsin State Journal, 29th Jun 2016.

The politics and poetry of restoring war ruins


Gulf News, 29th Jun 2016.

Spanish Supreme Court Rules Against Dalí Foundation in Image Rights Dispute


Naomi Rea, ArtNet News, 30th Jun 2016.

Prized Lion of Babylon joins list of crumbling Iraqi antiquities


Adnan Abu Zeed, Al Monitor, 30th Jun 2016.

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


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

CLM24, 30th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Katherine Weber, Christian Post, 30th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America; Bolivia; Greece)

Nathan T. Elkins, Archaeological Institute of America, 30th Jun 2016.

Vandalised Belfast war memorial to be rededicated during Somme service

(United Kingdom)

Angela Rainey, Belfast Telegraph, 30th Jun 2016.

German Museum Repurchases 19th-Century Painting Stolen by Nazis


Menachem Rephun, JP Updates, 30th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 30th Jun 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Kevin L. Ferguson, Hyperallergic, 30th Jun 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Philly Voice, 30th Jun 2016.

Egyptian Embassy in Paris Retrieves Stolen Artefact

(Egypt; France)

Aswat Masriya, All Africa, 30th Jun 2016.

HC to hear plea on irregularities in National Art Gallery


Press Trust of India, The Hindu, 30th Jun 2016.