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Greece Asks for Repatriation of Looted Antiquities Seized by New York Authorities

Greece's Ministry of Culture and Sport said on Sunday, it is in contact with the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, concerning the looted Greek antiquities seized during a raid at the office and home of a billionaire in New York. "The...

Antiquities Looting Increases in Crisis-Stricken Greece

The economic crisis has led many Greeks to antiquity looting and smuggling, with most of them being first-time offenders with no criminal record, says a National Geographic report. The sharp rise in applications for metal detector permits is an indicative...