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Nepal tourism expects boost from late Sri Chinmoy

Kathmandu - Four years after he died, controversial Indian-origin godman Chinmoy Kumar Ghose - called Sri Chinmoy by disciples - will have his memory resurrected with followers unveiling his statue at

Amenhotep statue found in Egypt

(eTN) - The upper part of a double limestone statue of King Amenhotep III (1410-1372 BC) was unearthed at Kom El-Hittan in the west bank of Luxor.

Copenhagen sends Little Mermaid to Shanghai

Copenhagen's statue of The Little Mermaid, known from H.C. Andersen's fairytale, will travel around the world to be part of the 2010 Expo in Shanghai.

Finnish tourist gets punishment after vandalizing Easter Island statue

HELSINKI - A Finnish tourist who vandalized a Moai statue on Easter Island was fined about 10,000 euros (15,700 U.S. dollars) and banned from entering the island for three years by a Chilean court, the Helsingin Sanomat newspaper reported on Monday.The 26-year-old Finnish man was also compelled to make a public apology for his action in front of the court, said the newspaper.

Latvian Interior Minister described the principle culprits as “those English pigs”.

A British tourist who urinated on one of Latvia's most revered monuments was made an example of by the Baltic state yesterday and sentenced to five days in custody.