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2006-08-31 16:22:30

By Marianne Fronsdal OSLO, Norway (Reuters) - "The Scream" and another stolen masterpiece by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch were recovered by police on Thursday, two years and nine days after gunmen seized the paintings from an Oslo museum. "'The Scream' and 'Madonna' are now in police possession," police chief Iver Stensrud told a news conference. "The damage is much less than we could have feared." He said the pictures were recovered on Thursday afternoon in "a successful police...

2006-08-31 14:01:28

By Marianne Fronsdal OSLO (Reuters) - "The Scream" and another stolen masterpiece by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch were recovered by police on Thursday, two years and nine days after gunmen seized the paintings from an Oslo museum. "'The Scream' and 'Madonna' are now in police possession," police chief Iver Stensrud told a news conference. "The damage is much less than we could have feared." He said the pictures were recovered on Thursday afternoon in "a successful police operation"...

2006-08-31 11:45:43

By Marianne Fronsdal OSLO (Reuters) - "The Scream" and another stolen masterpiece by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch were recovered by police on Thursday, two years after gunmen seized the paintings from an Oslo museum. "'The Scream' and 'Madonna' are now in police possession," police chief Iver Stensrud told a news conference. "The damage is much less than we could have feared." He said the pictures were recovered on Thursday afternoon in "a successful police operation" and said no...


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