Police officers have seized a velvet wall carpet in Adana, East Turkey. The object is believed to be 1000 years old.
Officers of the Guardia Civil in Spain seized over 3000 ancient coins and 20000 artefacts in an operation aimed against illegal looting and trade of antiquities.
Albanian Police prevented the smuggling of 230 archaeological artefacts from ancient Apollonia. Two people were arrested in connection with these illegal activities.
Tunisian officers arrested a man involved in illegal trade of ancient artefacts and fake ones at a flea market in Sbeitla, north-central Tunisia.