Celtic gold coins worth millions stolen from German museum
27 November 2022 | 7:29 am
Staff at the museum in Manching, a town in Bavaria, discovered a broken display case. Authorities said a daring heist occurred in the early hours Tuesday.
13 Sep 2020
When Cameroon was about to become a German colony at the end of the 19th century, the Tangue was still owned by Lock Priso, the head of the royal Bele Bele family, rulers of a district of Douala
1 Dec 2020
Aftermath Of Protests: Looters return stolen items to Plateau government
12 Dec 2020
Mace of the Ogun State House of Assembly has been stolen after suspected burglars invaded the Assembly complex on Thursday.
26 Dec 2020
African nations need to work together to pressure Europe to return looted art held in its museums, such as Germany's newly opened Humboldt Forum, says DW's Harrison Mwilima.
20 Jan 2021
Italian police have recovered a 500-year-old copy of Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi", the world's most expensive painting, after it was stolen from the museum of the Basilica of San Domenico Maggiore in Naples. It was found hidden in a room of a flat in Naples.
3 Feb 2021
Finders keepers? Not always, according to a German court. A man who found gold coins and cash while landscaping might walk away empty handed.
25 May 2021
Historical treasures worth more than a million dollars have been looted in a raid at Arundel Castle in England. The burglary took place within days of reopening.
2 Jun 2021
Germany will return the Benin Bronzes that were stolen from what is now Nigeria, but the path for India to get back its colonial treasures from the UK is still bumpy.
31 May 2021
Advocates are calling for the repatriation of the bones of the royal family from the former Ryukyu Kingdom, now known as Okinawa. A case has been opened against Kyoto University, which is in possession of the remains.
6 Aug 2021
Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison announces one-off payments to many Indigenous Australians living in former Commonwealth territories who were forcibly removed from their homes as children. The federal government redress scheme is part of a Aus$1 billion (US$740 million) plan to reduce the sharp disadvantages faced by Indigenous Australians.
31 Jan 2022
A Munich museum says 50 objects in its collection are of questionable provenance and may have been stolen by a German military commander during colonial times.
9 Feb 2022
The price of Bitcoin dipped in early trading on Wednesday, after the US Justice Department announced it had arrested two people and seized Bitcoin worth $3.6 billion that was stolen from the exchange Bitfinex in 2016. The investigation is being closely watched by players in the cryptocurrency sector as to how investigators are tracking criminal activity involving the tokens. Also today, we report on protests in Argentina against the latest agreement with the International Monetary Fund.
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From withholding nearly $40 million in tax revenue from the Palestinian Authority, to pledges to expand West Bank settlements and the Israeli security minister's controversial visit to the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, the first months of Israel's most far-right government in history presage a bleak outlook for peaceful relations between Israelis and Palestinians.
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Amid the conflict that has displaced millions, Russia is now pouring reinforcements into eastern Ukraine eying a possible new offensive.
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