Ninth Circuit Sides With Spanish Museum in Fight Over Nazi-Looted Art

A Ninth Circuit panel on Monday affirmed a federal judge’s determination that a Spanish museum is the rightful owner of a Camille Pissarro painting stolen from a Jewish family by Nazis, finding the museum sufficiently demonstrated it had no knowledge the masterpiece had been looted at the onset of World War II.

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Belgian Court Rejects Move to Extradite Ex-Catalan Minister

A Belgian court on Friday rejected Spain’s demand to have a former high-ranking politician from the region of Catalonia extradited, in yet another set back for the country’s efforts to try several officials in exile over their alleged roles in an independence referendum that Madrid branded as illegal.

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