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China To Scour Museums for Looted Art

Artifact team will hunt for Imperial Gardens booty

(Newser) - China is about to send teams of artifact hunters to the world's top museums to track down looted art treasures. They'll be on the lookout for art from the splendid Imperial Gardens of Yuan Ming Yuan, more commonly known as the Old Summer Palace, which was used by Chinese emperors... More »

Heirs Ordered to Open Franco's Palace

Spain still coming to terms with repressive past

(Newser) - The heirs of Spain's late dictator, Gen. Francisco Franco, have been ordered to open Franco's summer palace in Galicia to the public. The move is the latest in a series of belated attempts by the Spanish to begin to come to terms with decades of repressive dictatorship that followed the... More »

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