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Mobile phone of Hungarian ambassador’s wife stolen at Islamabad hotel

ISLAMABAD: In an infrequent incident, a mobile phone of the wife of Hungarian ambassador was stolen at a hotel in Islamabad. According to reports, Emilia Slabo approached the Secretariat Police Station and lodged an FIR about her mobile phone being stolen during an event in Islamabad on October 26. As per the complaint she lodged, the lady informed the police that she had kept her mobile phone on the table and went to use the toilet. According to her, when she returned to her seat the mobile phone was missing.…

Iconic Iron Man’s $431,000 suit stolen from L.A warehouse

Los Angeles: Police are investigating the disappearance of the armored suit Robert Downey Jr. wore in 2008's "Iron Man" after it went missing from a prop storage warehouse. It seems like the L.A.P.D are to avenge the theft of iron man suit worn in the first Iron Man movie. The worth of the suit in question is estimated at $431,000. According to a police spokesman the red-and-gold Super suit vanished from a prop storage warehouse in the LA between February and April 25 but was only reported stolen on Tuesday night.…

CPLC launches separate websites to identify unclaimed bodies, stolen cellphones

KARACHI: The Citizens-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) has launched two websites for identification of unclaimed bodies and verification of snatched or stolen cell phone. An official of the CPLC said the information about the identification of unclaimed bodies will be available on shanakht.cplc.org.pk, Radio Pakistan reported. The website has been launched in collaboration with EDHI Foundation, CHIPA Welfare Association, National Database & Registration Authority. Meanwhile, the snatched and stolen cell phones…

100kg gold coin stolen from Berlin museum

BERLIN: Thieves stole a gold coin with a face value of US$1 million (S$1.39 million) and weighing 100 kilograms from Berlin's Bode Museum on Monday (Mar 27). According to German media, the stolen coin is the "Big Maple Leaf", a commemorative piece issued by the Royal Canadian Mint in 2007. The coin, 53 centimetres across and three centimetres thick, features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on one side and maple leaves on the other. Bode Museum gave the face value of the coin at US$1 million, although the market…

Stolen Van Gogh paintings back in Amsterdam after 14 years

AMSTERDAM: Two paintings by Vincent Van Gogh were unveiled, barely damaged, at an Amsterdam museum on Tuesday, 14 years after they were stolen in a mafia heist. The works, 1882's "View of the Sea at Scheveningen" and the 1884 "Congregation Leave the Reformed Church in Nuenen", are from a period that was crucial to the post-impressionist master's development as a painter. "They are back," said Van Gogh museum director Axel Rueger ahead of the unveiling of the paintings, each valued by investigators on their recovery by…

Facebook’s virtual-reality tech was not stolen, Zuckerberg testifies

DALLAS: Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg took the witness stand in Dallas federal court on Tuesday and denied an allegation by a rival company that the virtual-reality technology of Facebook's Oculus unit was stolen. Zuckerberg, wearing a dark suit and striped tie rather than his typical T-shirt and jeans, began testifying at 9 a.m. local time (1500 GMT) and 2 1/2 hours later was still answering questions posed by a lawyer for videogame publisher ZeniMax Media Inc. ZeniMax sued Oculus in 2014 as…

Olympian’s thanks for medal found in rubbish heap

ROME: An Olympic fencing champion whose Rio Games gold medal was stolen as he slept on a train was celebrating on Sunday after receiving news of its discovery by a stranger via a message on Facebook. "I'm really happy! Even though I'd come to terms with losing the medal, it was like a part of me had been taken away," said Daniele Garozzo, who won Olympic foil gold for Italy in Rio last summer. Garozzo was travelling by train to Turin to watch his favourite football team, Serie A champions Juventus, on October 29…

Bangladesh retrieves a fifth of $81 million stolen in cyber heist

DHAKA: Bangladesh's central bank has retrieved just under a fifth of the $81 million that was stolen from its account at the New York Federal Reserve in February, a Bangladesh Bank official said on Saturday. Philippines authorities handed over $15.25 million to Bangladesh's ambassador to the Philippines, said the Bank's deputy governor Abu Hena Mohammad Razee Hassan, who heads its financial intelligence unit. The money should be credited to the Bank's Fed account on Monday, he told Reuters, adding: "We will now go for…

Maradona grounded after passport mix-up

BUENOS AIRES: Diego Maradona was not able to leave Argentina on the weekend because his passport had been reported “stolen”, preventing him from travelling to Dubai, according to his lawyer.