Suspect arrested over Van Gogh and Hals thefts

Dutch police arrested a 58-year-old man Tuesday on suspicion of stealing two paintings by Vincent van Gogh and Frans Hals from small museums, saying...

Nigeria’s ‘social satirist’ fights injustice with art

When in 2019 Nigerian painter Julius Agbaje depicted President Muhammadu Buhari as the Joker, he never imagined that a year later his portrait would...

Rise of the ‘robo-plants’, as scientists fuse nature with tech

Remote-controlled Venus flytrap "robo-plants" and crops that tell farmers when they are hit by disease could become reality after scientists developed a high-tech system...

Main hall of Egypt’s NMEC open for visitors

In a magnificent building with a pyramid structure resting on four columns on top, and with a vast yard overlooking a natural lake, the...

‘Golden Parade’ carries pharaohs to new home in Egyptian capital

A procession of floats carried the mummified remains of 22 pharaohs, including Egypt's most powerful ancient queen, through Cairo Saturday evening, in an eye-catching...

Furry friends help Germans ease pandemic blues

Markus Salomon and his family had been thinking about getting a dog for years, but it was the coronavirus pandemic that finally pushed them...

Hungary egg decorator brings new spin on ancient craft

With lace-like etchings and carvings made with a hand drill, the decorative egg art of Hungarian artist Tunde Csuhaj is bringing a different spin...

Sky-high: Japan airline offers $540 meals on parked planes

Airline food might be one of the last things people are missing during the pandemic, but one Japanese carrier has customers flocking to sample...

Sweet surprise: Disguised Jill Biden passes out ice cream

US First Lady Jill Biden pranked reporters and staff flying back from a trip with her on Thursday, disguising herself as a flight attendant...

How do you like your eggs? Rome chef’s elegant answer for Easter

In a working-class neighborhood of Rome, crowds gather in front of a pastry shop window to see sumptuous Easter eggs turned into works of...

Croatia acts to save its iconic Istrian goat

With wavy horns and a sturdy build, the Istrian goat stands proudly on Croatia's national flag. But in the pastures where the white-furred animal...

March of the Mummies: Egypt readies for Pharaohs’ Parade

The mummified remains of 22 ancient Egyptian kings and queens will be paraded through the streets of Cairo tomorrow, in an eye-catching royal procession...

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