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An amazing collection of stolen German art may go back to the man who has been hiding it for decades

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German prosecutors are trying to sort out what to do with a 1,400-piece collection of mostly Nazi looted art that was discovered two years ago. The investigation is proving to be a challenge. Competing claims on some works have surfaced and Germany's 30-year statute of limitations on stolen art has expired. German officials have now announced they'll return most of the art.

Global Politics

China's lost art

China will send a team of experts around the world to catalog cultural relics it claims were looted from Beijing's Old Summer Palace. The World's Alex Gallafent looks at an episode many Chinese regard as one of the most humiliating in their history.

Global Politics

A new view of Saddam statue's toppling

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Peter Maass about his article The Toppling in the current issue of The New Yorker magazine. The article explores the events around the iconic toppling of Saddam Hussein's statue in Firdos Square, Baghdad in April 2003.