Egypt asks Interpol to trace Tutankhamun mask over ownership documents

World Jul 9, 2019

Egypt asks Interpol to trace Tutankhamun mask over ownership documents

Egypt has asked Interpol to track down a 3,000-year-old Tutankhamun artefact that was sold in London for $6 million despite fierce opposition from Cairo, government officials said. Christie's auction house sold the 28.5-centimeter (11-inch) relic for £4,746,250 ($5,970,000) to an unknown buyer in early July ...

Editorials Oct 11, 2018

Chinese Interpol chief goes missing

China's detention of Interpol Chief Meng Hongwei shows nothing takes precedence over the Chinese Communist Party's self-perceived need to protect itself. Governments around the world, including Tokyo, must take note.

Interpol president reported missing during trip to China

World Oct 6, 2018

Interpol president reported missing during trip to China

He left his home in Lyon, France, for a visit to his homeland, and then vanished — putting the International Criminal Police Organization, best known as Interpol, at the center of its own missing persons case. Meng Hongwei, Interpol's president, boarded a plane and arrived ...

World May 30, 2018

Russia critic Bill Browder briefly detained in Spain

A Britain-based financier who has spearheaded a United States law targeting Russian officials was briefly detained Wednesday in Spain on a Russian warrant, which authorities later said had expired. William Browder tweeted Wednesday that he was being arrested, posting a photo on his official profile ...