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loot

1. n. stolen goods; stolen money. Where’s the loot? I want my piece.
2. n. money in general. It takes too much loot to eat at that restaurant.
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On January 14, 2018, the gang had looted gold ornament, cash, electronics, arms weapons and other valuables worth Rs6 million from the houses of senior lawyer Malik Jamil Akhtar and his brothers Malik Naseer and Malik Shabir in Ranjhai-Daska.
She added that the Syrian historical sites were also looted to a great deal, expressing the international organization's concern over Libya ruins too.
On Monday, after a mounting uproar, a list of 25 artworksthree paintings and 22 drawingswas released on the Lost Art Internet Database, the official German governmental website for looted art.
Authorities initially refused to admit that soldiers looted the shopping centre.
They came in trucks at midnight armed with machine guns and broke into the mall and looted everything inside and went out at 4 am and then started shooting at each other," said one resident speaking on condition of anonymity.
Looking for Owners: Custody, Research and Restitution of Art Stolen in France during World War II" draws from the collection of looted art in France known as the Musees Nationaux Recuperation (MNR) and will be represented in Israel with 53 paintings by major European artists.
In particular, he chases the largest known piece of pre-Columbian gold, an 1,800-year-old artifact that was looted from a tomb in Peru in 1987 and ended up in a smuggler's car in New Jersey.
We have eyewitnesses who attest that Prime Minister [Noboru] Takeshita told an emissary of President Bush that Japan could not afford to redeem more than a small number of 57s because the LDP had looted Japan's treasury so thoroughly that it even had to privatize NTT to stay afloat.
FIFTY years after the turn of the tide in the Second World War, the European Parliament is calling for the creation of a comprehensive international legal system to identify the whereabouts of artworks looted by the Nazis, fairly settling ownership and compensation claims.
The damage to Iraq's thousands of archaeological sites may take months to all be reported, but many of the smaller museums at these sites were also looted.
American veterans' hospitals, which already resemble the looted hospitals of downtown Baghdad, will soon have fewer amenities to offer than morgues.
Tests have confirmed an outbreak of cholera in Iraq's second-largest city, Basra, and looted laboratories must be rebuilt fast to contain the disease.
I don't think anyone anticipated that the riches of Iraq would be looted by the people of Iraq," U.
Lost are the Kunduz Hoard and the Bagram Treasur e - looted rather than destroyed because coins and ivories, well known from catalogue records, continue to turn up on the illicit art market.
The net result of the business practices exemplified by Klebnikov's subject has been a devastated country: its resources looted, its people (apart from a favored few) condemned to misery and despair, and lives that are becoming inexorably shorter as the population dies off.