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Google to close Spain's Google News, block Spanish news reports from 70 international editions

...and businesses."A spokesman for El Pais said the paper did not plan to comment on Google's action.Spain's Culture Ministry characterized Google's move as a legitimate business decision. The ministry also said the law doesn't apply to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-11/google-close-spains-google
Explorers take Spanish treasure claim to US court

...Mercedes y las Animas.Odyssey counters that it is entitled to most of the loot because records show the vessel was on a commercial mission when it sank under fire in 1804.A Spanish Culture Ministry official declined immediate comment.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-05-24/explorers-take-spanish-treas
St. Petersburg worries about tower's impact

...tourists. True enough, but the tower will be visible from pretty much everywhere else, said Mikhail Milchik, of the Culture Ministry's preservation division. "It will be perfectly seen from Vasilyevsky Island, from all bridges, from most of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/07/bus_111430.shtml
Business
Thai residents upset over tsunami miniseries

...Asian artists have used the disaster to inspire works, including short films and a Thai comic book, and the Thai Culture Ministry organized an art exhibit last year in Phuket, a popular tourist resort. But some survivors said the miniseries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/06/tel_84212.shtml
Television
Theft of national treasure "The Scream" stuns Norway

...was taken from Oslo's National Gallery in February 1994, but recovered three months later. Slettholm, of the culture ministry, said it was impossible to totally protect artworks "unless we lock them in a mountain bunker" especially when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/24/art_426219.shtml
Arts
Theft of national treasure "The Scream" stuns Norway

...was taken from Oslo's National Gallery in February 1994, but recovered three months later. Slettholm, of the culture ministry, said it was impossible to totally protect artworks "unless we lock them in a mountain bunker" especially when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/24/art_426309.shtml
Arts
Legendary photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson dies

...national treasure, though he was famously averse to having his own picture taken or to giving interviews. The French Culture Ministry said Cartier-Bresson died Monday and that funeral services were held Wednesday. Media reports said he died in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/05/art_424313.shtml
Arts
People in the News

...Britney Spears' first China tour has received Culture Ministry approval, but officials want to know what she's...could not be immediately reached. The head of the Culture Ministry's performance division, Pan Yan, said she hadn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/02/ent_417551.shtml
Things to Do
Archaeologists approve shot put in Ancient Olympia

...approved a request by Olympic organizers to stage the shot put competitions at the site of the ancient games, the Culture Ministry said Wednesday. The decision by the ministry's Central Archaeological Council, which reviewed the issue late...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/06/oly_414742.shtml
Olympics
Works for Olympics take archaeologists on a treasure hunt

...racing until the last minute and they tell us to finish because they have to finish, too." On the Net: Greek Culture Ministry: http://www.culture.gr Athens 2004 Organizing Committee: http://www.athens2004.com

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/19/oly_401606.shtml
Olympics