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Art Stolen from Beijing’s Forbidden City, Thieves Take Nine Objects from...

BEIJING (AP).- Officials scrambled Wednesday to figure out how thieves broke into China's famed Forbidden City, the heavily guarded former home of the country's emperors, and stole seven art pieces made of gold and jewels. It was the first theft in 20...

Egyptian Antiquities Authorities Say They Found Fourth Stolen Pharaonic Treasure

CAIRO (REUTERS).- Egyptian antiquities authorities have recovered a statue of the renegade Pharaoh Akhenaten that was stolen along with eight other items during protests that brought down President Hosni Mubarak. Minister of State for Antiquities Zahi ...

Egyptian Antiquities Authorities Say They Found Fourth Stolen Pharaonic Treasure

CAIRO (REUTERS).- Egyptian antiquities authorities have recovered a statue of the renegade Pharaoh Akhenaten that was stolen along with eight other items during protests that brought down President Hosni Mubarak. Minister of State for Antiquities Zahi ...

Someone Swipes Giant Cactus Statue from New Mexico Library

ALBUQUERQUE (AP).- Police in Albuquerque, N.M., are investigating a thorny theft case of gigantic proportions. KOB-TV reports someone stole a giant fiberglass cactus Monday night from behind a public library. High school students spent an entire sum...

Egypt: Military Detain 50 Men Trying to Break into at Egyptian...

CAIRO (AP).- Soldiers detained about 50 men trying to break into the Egyptian National Museum in a fresh attempt to loot some of the country's archaeological treasures, the military said Monday. Snipers were stationed on the roof of the building, and d...

Egypt: Military Detain 50 Men Trying to Break into at Egyptian...

CAIRO (AP).- Soldiers detained about 50 men trying to break into the Egyptian National Museum in a fresh attempt to loot some of the country's archaeological treasures, the military said Monday. Snipers were stationed on the roof of the building, and d...

Thieves Try to Sell 800,000 Euro Eduardo Chillida Sculpture for 30...

MADRID.- Police have recovered in good condition 34 of the 35 works of art that were stolen from a truck three weeks ago in Getafe (Madrid) and which are worth about five million euros. The same sources acknowledged yesterday that, for now, they failed...

Spanish Police Recover Works by Picasso and Botero which Were Stolen...

MADRID (AP).- Spanish police say they have recovered artworks including pieces by Picasso, Colombian artist Fernando Botero and Spanish sculptor Eduardo Chillida that were stolen from a Madrid warehouse. Specialized Crimes unit chief Dionisio Martin s...

Spanish Police Recover Works by Picasso and Botero which Were Stolen...

MADRID (AP).- Spanish police say they have recovered artworks including pieces by Picasso, Colombian artist Fernando Botero and Spanish sculptor Eduardo Chillida that were stolen from a Madrid warehouse. Specialized Crimes unit chief Dionisio Martin s...

Spanish Thieves Steal Van Containing 20 Pieces of Art Including Works...

MADRID (AP).- Three hooded thieves stole a truck containing 28 pieces of art including works by Picasso, Colombian artist Fernando Botero and Spanish sculptor Eduardo Chillida, Spanish police said Thursday. A police statement said the truck was taken f...

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