MADRID: A thief who pretended to be Daddy Yankee stole two million euros ($2.31 million USD) in jewels from the reggaeton star's hotel room safe in Spain, his representatives and local media said Thursday. The 41-year-old singer, best known for his catchy summer dance song "Despacito" which he performs along with fellow Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi, "was the victim of a robbery while he was out of his hotel in Valencia" in eastern Spain, his representatives, Nevarez PR, said in a Twitter message. "No more statements…
Robbers who nabbed two 17th century royal crowns and an orb from a Swedish cathedral remained at large, a day after fleeing their daring midday heist by motorboat.
Malaysian police seized 72 suitcases stuffed with cash and jewels along with scores of designer handbags in raids on luxury properties linked to ex-prime minister Najib Razak.
KABUL: The illegal mining of some of Afghanistan's most important minerals is funneling millions of dollars into the hands of insurgents and corrupt warlords, according to activists and officials who say the money is fuelling the conflict.
COPENHAGEN: A Polish man Tuesday admitted to stealing a safe full of jewels, watches and cash worth about $625,000 (575,000 euros) from Chinese TV star Liu Tao, after breaking into her Copenhagen hotel room.
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Huge blue and pink diamonds, the star attractions at major jewel auctions in Geneva in the coming days, are expected to fetch tens of millions of dollars and possibly set new world records.