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Nicaragua: Travel Advisory Remains Level 3 - Reconsider Travel -

On April 23, 2018, the U.S. government ordered the departure of U.S. government family members and authorized the departure of U.S. government personnel.

Political rallies and demonstrations are occurring daily, often with little notice or predictability. 329 more words

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Fifteen years after looting, thousands of artefacts are still missing from Iraq's national museum

Craig Barker, University of Sydney

On April 10 2003, the first looters broke into the National Museum of Iraq. Staff had vacated two days earlier, ahead of the advance of US forces on Baghdad. 866 more words

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Fifteen years after looting, thousands of artefacts are still missing from Iraq's national museum

Craig Barker, University of Sydney

On April 10 2003, the first looters broke into the National Museum of Iraq. Staff had vacated two days earlier, ahead of the advance of US forces on Baghdad. 869 more words

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Harvey Looter Caught At Closed Store Gets 20 Years In Prison

HOUSTON (AP) — A 38-year-old Houston man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for looting a Walmart store closed during Hurricane Harvey last year. 123 more words

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London's Victoria & Albert Museum and the Looted Ethiopian Treasures

04 April  | BLOUIN ARTINFO

V&A Opens Dialogue on Looted Ethiopian Treasures

“V&A Museum director pledges a rethink on objects that have been seized by British troops from Ethiopia, in Africa, in the 19th century. 505 more words

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The Plight of Cultural Heritage Objects at the Hands of Transnational Terrorist Networks

The rise of Daesh in Syria and Iraq, and the spread of Daesh and Al Qaeda affiliated groups throughout the Middle East and North Africa, has resulted in a great deal of harm done to uncountable numbers of objects of enduring cultural value. 589 more words

Watchdog: Turkish-backed forces looting Afrin, Syria

By Danielle Haynes  |  March 19, 2018 at 5:14 PM

UPI

Civilians carry their belongings at the recently captured city of Afrin, Syria, on Monday. Photo by Aref Tamwawi/EPA-EFE… 189 more words