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Suspect arrested for theft of Van Gogh, Hals paintings: Dutch police

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

‘Lonesome Dove’ author Larry McMurtry dead at 84

Los Angeles, United States: Larry McMurtry, author of the best-selling "Lonesome Dove" novels set in the Old West and an Oscar-winning screenwriter for "Brokeback Mountain,"...

Louvre puts entire collection online

Paris, France: The Louvre museum in Paris said Friday it has put nearly half a million items from its collection online for the public to...

Rarely seen Paris Van Gogh sells for over 13 mn euros

Paris, France: One of the few paintings by Vincent Van Gogh still in private hands, "Street Scene in Montmartre", was sold for over 13 million...

French duo win architecture’s top prize

New York, United States: The Pritzker Prize -- architecture's most prestigious award -- was awarded Tuesday to French duo Jean-Philippe Vassal and Anne Lacaton for...

Israel unearths fragments of 2000-year-old biblical scroll

Jerusalem: Israel said Tuesday it had discovered pieces of a biblical scroll dating back some 2,000 years, describing the find as one of the...

Can Italy’s Dante have justice, 700 years after his death?

Florence, Italy: Dante's "Divine Comedy," considered one of the world's greatest literary works, came to light after a miscarriage of justice which Italian legal experts...

Art world rocked as digital ‘NFT’ work fetches $69.3 mn

New York, United States: A digital collage by American artist Beeple sold Thursday for a record $69.3 million at Christie's auctioneers, as virtual art rapidly...

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Ants spotted completely ‘healing’ wounded trees in 24 hrs!

When drilled holes into Cecropia trees, tiny ants colonizing its trunks emerged like fairy Godmothers to heal the wounded...

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Climate Crisis Wouldn’t Defuse Until Democracy Emergency Isn’t Dealt With

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