US returns 30 stolen antique artworks to Cambodia; AFP

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The United States on Monday (Aug 8) returned 30 stolen works of art and antiquities to Cambodia that had been looted from the southeast Asian nation, including from an ancient Khmer city, and illegally trafficked around the world for decades. Manhattan federal prosecutor Damian Williams officially handed over the looted antiquities to Cambodia’s ambassador to the United States, Keo Chhea, in front of press.

Source: US returns 30 stolen antique artworks to Cambodia

Conservatives worship GDP not realising that, as Bobby Kennedy said, it measures everything ‘except that which makes life worthwhile’; Stewart McDonald; Scotsman

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Le Corbusier, the grand high priest of modernist architecture whose monuments include the United Nations Headquarters in New York City and 17 Unesco World Heritage Sites, believed that he had cracked the code of human happiness.

Source: Conservatives worship GDP not realising that, as Bobby Kennedy said, it measures everything ‘except that which makes life worthwhile’ – Stewart McDonald MP