Source: Reuters

Stolen heart of Dublin's patron saint returned intact

(Ireland)

Conor Humphries (2018). Stolen heart of Dublin's patron saint returned intact. Reuters. 26 April.

Ethiopia says British museum must permanently return its artifacts

(Ethiopia; United Kingdom)

Kumerra Gemechu (2018). Ethiopia says British museum must permanently return its artifacts. Reuters. 23 April.

Two men arrested for 2010 Florida museum gold bar heist

(United States of America)

Zachary Fagenson (2018). Two men arrested for 2010 Florida museum gold bar heist. Reuters. 30 January.

Swiss museum revisits demand for Nazi- era art return after 2008 denial

(Switzerland)

John Miller (2018). Swiss museum revisits demand for Nazi- era art return after 2008 denial. Reuters. 15 January.

Ancient statues looted in Lebanese war returned decades later

(Lebanon; United States of America)

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

U.S. top court wary over allowing seizure of ancient Persian artifacts

(United States of America; Iran)

Andrew Chung (2017). U.S. top court wary over allowing seizure of ancient Persian artifacts. Reuters. 4 December.

Nazi-era art hoard makes German exhibition debut in Bonn

(Germany)

Riham Alkousaa (2017). Nazi-era art hoard makes German exhibition debut in Bonn. Reuters. 2 November.

Italy gets back looted mosaic from Emperor Caligula's ship

(Italy; United States of America)

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

Accused mobster tied to Boston art heist to undergo psychiatric test

(United States of America)

Scott Malone (2017). Accused mobster tied to Boston art heist to undergo psychiatric test. Reuters. 22 September.

Judge delays sentencing of accused mobster tied to Boston art heist

(United States of America)

Andy Thibault (2017). Judge delays sentencing of accused mobster tied to Boston art heist. Reuters. 5 September.

Aleppo's Old City can be rebuilt, UNESCO official says

(Syria)

Angus McDowall (2017). Aleppo's Old City can be rebuilt, UNESCO official says. Reuters. 3 August.

After IS, Mosul rebuilds monuments, mosques – and society

(Iraq)

Stephen Kalin (2017). After IS, Mosul rebuilds monuments, mosques – and society. Reuters. 26 July.

Spanish police recover three stolen Francis Bacon paintings

(Spain)

Alba Asenjo (2017). Spanish police recover three stolen Francis Bacon paintings. Reuters. 19 July.

EU executive plans crackdown on plunder smugglers, militants

(General)

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

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

(United States of America)

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

Ancient mummies rot as Yemen war vexes even the dead

(Yemen)

Noah Browning (2017). Ancient mummies rot as Yemen war vexes even the dead. Reuters. 1 May.

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

(United States of America; Germany)

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

Scars of looting, destruction all that remain at Mosul museum

(Iraq)

Kawa Omar (2017). Scars of looting, destruction all that remain at Mosul museum. Reuters. 11 March.

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

(Syria)

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

Ghost churches near Jordan River baptism site await reclamation

(Palestine)

Ori Lewis (2017). Ghost churches near Jordan River baptism site await reclamation. Reuters. 18 January.

U.S. sues to recover ancient Syrian artifacts looted by Islamic State

(Syria; United States of America)

Yeganeh Torbati (2016). U.S. sues to recover ancient Syrian artifacts looted by Islamic State. Reuters. 15 December.

Drones fly over ancient Nimrud to help secure Assyrian ruins

(Iraq)

Ahmed Rasheed (2016). Drones fly over ancient Nimrud to help secure Assyrian ruins. Reuters. 14 November.

Freeports boom highlights risks of shady activities

(Switzerland)

Silke Koltrowitz (2016). Freeports boom highlights risks of shady activities. Reuters. 22 September.

Ukraine hands back stolen paintings to Dutch museum

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

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

Myanmar earthquake kills three, damages scores of ancient temples

(Myanmar)

Shwe Yee Saw Myint (2016). Myanmar earthquake kills three, damages scores of ancient temples. Reuters. 24 August.

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

(Syria)

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

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.

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.

Ukraine recovers 17 paintings stolen from Verona museum

(Ukraine; Italy)

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

Libya's ancient sites not exposed to same risk as in Syria, Iraq - experts

(Libya)

Aidan Lewis (2016). Libya's ancient sites not exposed to same risk as in Syria, Iraq - experts. Reuters. 11 May.

Ukraine recovers four stolen Dutch paintings

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Nainets (2016). Ukraine recovers four stolen Dutch paintings. Reuters. 14 April.

China's Xi orders better protection of cultural heritage

(China)

Ben Blanchard (2016). China's Xi orders better protection of cultural heritage. Reuters. 12 April.

Islamic State nets up to $200 million a year from antiquities: Russia

(Syria; Russia)

Louis Charbonneau (2016). Islamic State nets up to $200 million a year from antiquities: Russia. Reuters. 6 April.

Shkreli is sued over his $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album

(United States of America)

Jonathan Stempel (2016). Shkreli is sued over his $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album. Reuters. 9 February.

Syrian antiquities chief says Turkey refuses to return looted art

(Syria; Turkey)

Shadia Nasralla (2015). Syrian antiquities chief says Turkey refuses to return looted art. Reuters. 11 December.

Frescoes stolen from ancient tomb go on display in Italy

(Italy)

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

U.S. agents recover N.C. Wyeth paintings stolen in Maine

(United States of America)

Richard Valdmanis (2015). U.S. agents recover N.C. Wyeth paintings stolen in Maine. Reuters. 19 November.

Court postpones hearing on alleged Connecticut mobster

(United States of America)

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

Why war crimes charges now extend to the destruction of ancient monuments

(General)

Belkis Wille (2015). Why war crimes charges now extend to the destruction of ancient monuments. Reuters. 9 October.

ICC arrests rebel accused of attacking ancient Timbuktu monuments

(Mali)

Thomas Escritt (2015). ICC arrests rebel accused of attacking ancient Timbuktu monuments. Reuters. 26 September.

FBI offers $20,000 reward for recovery of stolen Maine paintings

(United States of America)

Scott Malone (2015). FBI offers $20,000 reward for recovery of stolen Maine paintings. Reuters. 18 August.

U.S. delivers Iraqi antiquities seized in raid on Islamic State

(Iraq; Syria)

Saif Hameed (2015). U.S. delivers Iraqi antiquities seized in raid on Islamic State. Reuters. 15 July.

Iraq celebrates return of antiquities, appeals for world help

(Iraq)

Dominic Evans (2015). Iraq celebrates return of antiquities, appeals for world help. Reuters. 8 July.

Russia asks Britain to block auction of 'stolen' painting

(Russia)

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

ISIS Executes 20 Men In Palmyra's Ancient Amphitheater

(Syria)

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

California museum must face lawsuit over art looted by Nazis

(United States of America)

Jonathan Stempel (2015). California museum must face lawsuit over art looted by Nazis. Reuters. 2 April.

Italy recovers lost Picasso from retired frame maker

(Italy)

Steve Scherer (2015). Italy recovers lost Picasso from retired frame maker. Reuters. 27 March.

German pensioner needs drill to dig for Nazi-looted Amber Room

(Germany)

Madeline Chambers (2015). German pensioner needs drill to dig for Nazi-looted Amber Room. Reuters. 3 March.

Rare objects stolen from Fontainebleau palace's Chinese museum

(France; China)

Sybille de La Hamaide (2015). Rare objects stolen from Fontainebleau palace's Chinese museum. Reuters. 1 March.

U.N. sets sights on Syria antiquities, Islamic State oil, ransoms

(Syria)

Louis Charbonneau Michelle Nichols (2015). U.N. sets sights on Syria antiquities, Islamic State oil, ransoms. Reuters. 6 February.

'Blue Dog' painting valued at $ 250,000 stolen from New Orleans gallery

(United States of America)

Jonathan Kaminsky (2015). 'Blue Dog' painting valued at $ 250,000 stolen from New Orleans gallery. Reuters. 6 January.

Stolen dinosaur skull can be returned to Mongolia: U.S. court

(Mongolia; United States of America)

Laila Kearney (2014). Stolen dinosaur skull can be returned to Mongolia: U.S. court. Reuters. 2 December.

Vandals destroy prehistoric rock art in Libya's lawless Sahara

(Libya)

Ulf Laessing (2014). Vandals destroy prehistoric rock art in Libya's lawless Sahara. Reuters. 3 June.

Serendipity aids Egypt in struggle to recover stolen heritage

(Egypt; Belgium)

Stephen Kalin (2014). Serendipity aids Egypt in struggle to recover stolen heritage. Reuters. 23 April.

Hunt for Nazi art shows museum failings: former minister

(Germany)

Monica Raymunt (2014). Hunt for Nazi art shows museum failings: former minister. Reuters. 8 April.

Hungary buys back Roman"family silver" for $20 million

(Hungary; United Kingdom)

Marton Dunai (2014). Hungary buys back Roman"family silver" for $20 million. Reuters. 26 March.