Gulf Times - theft
Four men go on trial for theft of giant gold coin from Berlin museum

Four men go on trial for theft of giant gold coin from Berlin museum

Four men went on trial on Thursday for stealing a gold coin the size of a manhole cover from one of Germany's flagship museums in a daring night-time heist using a ladder and a wheelbarrow.

Thieves snatch Swedish royal jewels in daylight heist

Thieves snatch Swedish royal jewels in daylight heist

Robbers who nabbed two 17th century royal crowns and an orb from a Swedish cathedral remained at large on Wednesday, a day after fleeing their daring midday heist by motorboat.

Manchester attack 'hero' jailed for stealing from victims

Manchester attack 'hero' jailed for stealing from victims

Chris Parker, 33, had claimed to have helped some of those injured in last year's attack but CCTV footage shown at Manchester Crown Court captured him rifling through the purse of victim Pauline Healey.

Two arrested in Berlin over theft of 100-kg gold coin

Two arrested in Berlin over theft of 100-kg gold coin

Two people were arrested in Berlin on Wednesday in police raids connected with the spectacular theft of a 100-kilogram gold coin from a Berlin museum earlier this year.

'Spiderman' burglar on trial over $100m Paris art haul

'Spiderman' burglar on trial over $100m Paris art haul

A burglar dubbed ‘Spiderman’, notorious for daring acrobatic heists, went on trial Monday for a $100-million art heist in 2010 that saw works by Picasso and Matisse stolen from a Paris gallery.

Expat gets jail for stealing building materials

Expat gets jail for stealing building materials

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced an Asian expatriate man to one year suspended jail sentence for stealing building materials from a warehouse in the Doha Industrial Area.

Maid gets one year jail, deportation for theft

Maid gets one year jail, deportation for theft

An expatriate Sri Lankan maid has been sentenced by a Doha Criminal Court to one year in jail and subsequent deportation for stealing jewellery and cash from her sponsor.

Mexico police, mayor arrested over 10 burned bodies

Mexico police, mayor arrested over 10 burned bodies

A Mexican mayor and four police officers were arrested in connection with the murder of 10 people whose bodies were burned, officials said Monday, in the latest scandal ...

Two Asian men jailed on theft charge

Two Asian men jailed on theft charge

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced two Asian men to a year in jail and subsequent deportation for attempted theft and breaking into the property of others.

Bangladesh central bank governor quits over $81m heist

Bangladesh central bank governor quits over $81m heist

Bangladesh's central bank chief resigned on Tuesday, the finance minister said, after hackers stole $81 million from the nation's foreign reserves in an audacious cyber-heist that has hugely embarrassed the government.

Turkey police recover stolen Picasso in Istanbul

Turkey police recover stolen Picasso in Istanbul

Turkish police have recovered an original painting by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso in an undercover operation in Istanbul, state-run Anatolia news agency reported on Saturday.