Paintings by Guatemalan master stolen from church

Six religious paintings by Guatemala`s most important 18th century painter, Tomas Merlo, have been stolen from a church in the city of Antigua, culture ministry officials said Friday.

In Africa biggest land grab after colonial era: Reports

Ethopia, one of the
world`s poorest country, is selling or leasing its land to
foreign investors for intensive agriculture on such a scale
that it may be the biggest land grab after Colombus, according
to media reports.