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  ISIS militants destroying antiquities in Iraq Map of Mosul Museum Iraq  Mosul: New video released by ISIS shows militants smashing what they say are antiquities at a museum in Mosul   Looted Iraqi Museum in Baghdad reopens 12 years on   Iraq's national museum has officially reopened in Baghdad, 12 years after it was closed in the aftermath of the US-led invasion   Swiss museum accepts 'hidden' art from controversial dealer   Switzerland: A Swiss museum will work with German officials to ensure any pieces looted by the Nazis from Jewish owners are returned Americans accused of trying to ship infant body parts  Bangkok: Two Americans stole adult and infant body parts from a museum inside a Bangkok hospital and tried to ship them to Las Vegas Jewish Museum gun suspect 'was captor in Syria'   France: A freed French hostage has claimed that one of the Islamists who held him captive in Syria was Mehdi Nemmouche, the suspect in the museum sh... Suspect 'admitted' Brussels killings   Paris: Prosecutors say Mehdi Nemmouche, 29, being held over a fatal shooting at the Jewish Museum in Brussels admitted the killings in a video Frenchman 'held over Brussels killings' Map of Marseille France
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1. 2017-02-03 Louvre attack: Egyptian man, 29, believed to be assailant
C. 2016-01-21 Hindu god statue's head returns to Cambodia
D. 2015-03-28 Museum attack: Frenchwoman dies of injuries Tunisia
E. 2015-03-22 Third Tunis attacker 'on the run' Bardo, Tunisia
F. 2015-03-21 Museum attack: Footage shows gunmen Bardo museum, Tunis, Tunisia
6. 2015-03-19 Nine arrested over Tunisia attack Tunis, Tunisia
H. 2015-03-18 Museum attack: President vows to fight terror Tunis, Tunisia
2015-03-18 Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia

  Fire destroys museum in Indian capital   New Delhi: The blaze started on the top floor of the National Museum of Natural History early on Tuesday and rapidly spread to all seven floors Hindu god statue's head returns to Cambodia   Paris: A French museum has returned the head of a 7th Century Hindu statue to Cambodia 130 years after it was taken Museum attack: Frenchwoman dies of injuries   Tunisia: Huguette Dupeu injured in the attack on Tunisia's national museum has died of her wounds, bringing the total killed in the assault by Islamists... Third Tunis attacker 'on the run' Map of Bardo Tunisia   Tunisia: A third attacker is still 'on the run' after the deadly Bardo Museum attack in which 25 people died, Tunisia's president said in a live TV interview Museum attack: Footage shows gunmen Map of Bardo museum Tunis Tunisia   Tunisia: The Tunisian government has released footage showing gunmen walking through the Bardo museum during the attack that killed 25 people Nine arrested over Tunisia attack   Nine people have been arrested in connection with a gun attack in Tunis that saw 23 people killed on Wednesday, including 20 foreign tourist... Museum attack: President vows to fight terror Map of Tunis Tunisia   Tunisia: Beji Caid Essebsi has vowed to fight terrorism 'without mercy', following a gun attack on the Bardo Museum in the capital Tunis that killed 19 people Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed Map of Bardo Museum Tunis Tunisia
Louvre attack: Egyptian man, 29, believed to be assailant Map of Louvre Paris France

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  Paris: French authorities say they believe the man who tried to attack the Louvre museum in the capital Paris on Friday was a 29-year-old Egyptian man

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   Tunisia: Tunisia's president has vowed to fight terrorism 'without mercy', following a gun attack on the Bardo Museum in the capital Tunis that killed 19 people
 17 tourists were killed in the attack, including visitors from Japan, Italy, Colombia, Australia, France, Poland and Spain. 2 Tunisians, one a police officer, were also killed


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  Southern France: Mehdi Nemmouche, 29, has been arrested in Marseille over a shooting at the Jewish Museum in Brussels that left four people dead
May.15   New York dedicates 9/11 museum   Manhattan: President Barack Obama has joined September 11 survivors and rescuers at the dedication of a memorial museum on the site of the attacks in New... Feb.12 US sinkhole swallows Corvettes at car museum. Kentucky

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Jun.20 Latvia's medieval Riga Castle damaged by fire
Apr.10 Metropolitan Museum receives $1bn donation. Manhattan Feb.8 Iconic painting vandalised in France

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Nov.6     Obama: Gandhi museum 'pretty cool'  Mumbai: Shortly after landing here for his first stop on a 10-day tour of Asia, the president and first lady quickly headed over to this Gandhi Muse... Aug.21 Van Gogh 'is still missing'
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Jun.11 Museum suspect 'to be charged'
. Washington Jun.10 Shooting at Holocaust museum  Washington: James von Brunn, aged 88, armed with a rifle has shot and killed a guard inside DC's Holocaust museum before being wounded in turn Feb.22   Iraqi National Museum to reopen
  Baghdad: National Museum is re-opening, nearly 6 years after it was looted and vandalised in the aftermath of the 2003 US-led invasion

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Jun.15 King's palace becomes museum
  Nepal: New government has converted the opulent palace into a museum and unfurled the national flag as a symbolic move to signify the end of monarchy
Feb.11   Gang robs Zurich of top paintings
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   Switzerland: An armed gang has stolen 4 paintings worth some $160m by the Cezanne, Degas, Van Gogh and Monet from a museum

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Dec.21     Raided museum 'uninsured'
  Sao Paulo: Officials at the Sao Paulo Museum of Art, Brazil's top modern art museum, where 2 paintings were stolen have admitted its collection is uninsured
Dec.20 Picasso painting stolen in museum heist  Sao Paulo: Thieves broke into the Museum of Art and made off with paintings by Pablo Picasso and Candido Portinari in a brazen heist lasting 3 min Oct.7 Gang punches hole in Monet work  Paris: A gang of intruders has broken into a museum and inflicted serious damage on a painting by Impressionist artist Jul.20   Fans receive final Potter book
  London: The seventh book in the series went on sale across the world. JK Rowling read excerpts to 500 devotees at Natural History Museum
Mar.29   Ancient wreath returns
   Greece: A spectacular Macedonian wreath dating to the 4th Century BC is due to go on display at the National Archaeology Museum

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Jun.20   Tribal art museum unveiled Map of Eiffel Tower France
  Paris: President Chirac has unveiled a 260m euro riverside museum in the shadow of Eiffel Tower
Mar.16     Hundreds wait to see Milosevic
   Serbia: A casket was carried into a decaying museum once used to hold gifts to former Yugoslav dictator Tito

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Apr.30 2 dead in Cairo bomb blast  A bomb was thrown from a bridge to the street below not far from a 5-star hotel and the Egyptian Museum Mar.15     Leaders dedicate Holocaust museum
  Jerusalem: The Yad Vashem museum set up to educate people about the Nazi genocide of the Jews

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Aug.22   Scream stolen from museum
   Norway: Two masked armed robbers have stolen the iconic Edvard Munch painting from the Munch Museum

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Oct.26   Pharaoh's mummy returned
   Egypt: Egyptians welcome mummy that might be Ramses I. The Museum in Atlanta, Georgia, bought the mummy 3 years ago

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Feb.16   Marcos opens shoe museum
   Philippines: Former First Lady opened a museum dedicated to footwear some collected from the presidential palace

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