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  • Mediterranean Boat People Numbers Soar to Near 100,000 This Year

    Mediterranean Boat People Numbers Soar to Near 100,000 This Year

    Almost 100,000 boat people have made the dangerous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe this year, a roughly 60 percent increase on the whole of last year, and about 800 have died in the attempt, the U.N. refugee agency said on Thursday.

  • Sudanese Christian Woman Spared Death Sentence, Meets Pope Francis

    Sudanese Christian Woman Spared Death Sentence, Meets Pope Francis

    A Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for renouncing Islam sparked a global outcry that eventually led to an acquittal, met Pope Francis earlier today after arriving in Italy en route to the United States.

  • Wrecked Italian Costa Concordia Begins Final Voyage

    Wrecked Italian Costa Concordia Begins Final Voyage

    Italy's once-luxurious Costa Concordia cruise liner embarked on its last voyage on Wednesday, as tug boats began towing it from island wreck site to scrapyard grave in one of the biggest salvage operations in maritime history.

  • A Kiss, A Prayer: The Last Hours of MH17's Victims

    A Kiss, A Prayer: The Last Hours of MH17's Victims

    In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother. "Mama, may I hug you?"

  • Italy's Giant Cruise Wreck Begins Final Voyage as Survivors Look on

    Italy's Giant Cruise Wreck Begins Final Voyage as Survivors Look on

    Italy's Costa Concordia will set sail on its final voyage on Wednesday as survivors look on, two and a half years after the luxury cruise ship crashed and sank in a night-time disaster that left 32 people dead.

  • Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Over Gaza Rocket Threat

    Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Over Gaza Rocket Threat

    Major US, European and Canadian airlines canceled flights to and from Israel Tuesday, after a rocket fired from Gaza struck near its main international airport in Tel Aviv.

  • Brendan Rodgers Praises Luis Suarez, Says Liverpool Moving on

    Brendan Rodgers Praises Luis Suarez, Says Liverpool Moving on

    Luis Suarez scored 82 goals in 133 Liverpool appearances. But his three years in England were overshadowed by bans for racial abuse and biting. He was suspended for four months by FIFA for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during the World Cup....

  • Germany, France, Italy Condemn Anti-Semitic Demos

    Germany, France, Italy Condemn Anti-Semitic Demos

    The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy on Tuesday condemned the rise in anti-Semitic protests and violence in their countries over the conflict in Gaza, saying they will do everything possible to combat it.

  • Italy Gives Google 18 Months to Change Data Use Practices

    Italy Gives Google 18 Months to Change Data Use Practices

    Italy's data protection regulator has given Google 18 months to change the way it treats and stores user data, bringing to an end an investigation that is part of a European drive to reform the internet giant's privacy practices.

  • Italy Gives Google 18 Months to Change User Data Practices

    Italy Gives Google 18 Months to Change User Data Practices

    An Italian watchdog said Google's disclosure to users on how their data was being treated remained inadequate, despite the company having taken steps to abide by local law.

  • Silvio Berlusconi, Freed From Sex-Trial Woes, Dreams of Political Comeback

    Silvio Berlusconi, Freed From Sex-Trial Woes, Dreams of Political Comeback

    Silvio Berlusconi's acquittal in a high-profile sex-for-hire case has boosted the former Italian prime minister's determination to revive his political career, despite his growing isolation in the corridors of power.

  • Italy Gives Google 18 Months to Change Data Use Practices

    Italy Gives Google 18 Months to Change Data Use Practices

    Italy's data protection regulator has given Google 18 months to change the way it treats and stores user data, bringing to an end an investigation that is part of a European drive to reform the internet giant's privacy practices.

  • Italian Cruise Ship Wreck Prepared for Final Voyage

    Italy's Costa Concordia cruise ship is being readied for its final voyage to the scrapyard on Tuesday, two and a half years after it crashed into an idyllic Mediterranean island in a disaster that claimed 32 lives.

  • Italy Says 19 Boat Migrants Die, Thousands Rescued This Week

    Italy Says 19 Boat Migrants Die, Thousands Rescued This Week

    Nineteen people died trying to reach Italy on a boat packed with hundreds of migrants, probably poisoned by carbon monoxide fumes from its engines, said the Italian Navy on Saturday, which has rescued more than 4,000 migrants in the last three days.

  • Italian Court Acquits Former Premier Silvio Berlusconi in Sex Case

    Italian Court Acquits Former Premier Silvio Berlusconi in Sex Case

    An Italian appeals court on Friday acquitted former Premier Silvio Berlusconi in a sex-for-hire case, reversing a lower court conviction that had carried a seven-year prison sentence and a lifetime ban on holding political office.

  • Over 7,000 Migrants Held in Calais in First Half of 2014

    Over 7,000 Migrants Held in Calais in First Half of 2014

    More than 7,000 migrants have been arrested in Calais trying to illegally cross the Channel into Britain in the first half of 2014, more than double the figure a year ago, officials said on Friday.

  • Italy Appeals Court Clears Silvio Berlusconi in Sex Trial

    Italy Appeals Court Clears Silvio Berlusconi in Sex Trial

    An Italian appeals court on Friday overturned Silvio Berlusconi's conviction on charges of abuse of office and paying for sex with a minor, in a significant legal victory for the former prime minister. The Milan court unexpectedly threw out the guil...

  • Bad Weather Slows Italy Cruise Ship Wreck Removal

    Bad Weather Slows Italy Cruise Ship Wreck Removal

    Strong winds have slowed work to refloat and tow the Costa Concordia cruise ship from Italy's Giglio Island which could delay a planned departure on Monday, salvage workers said.

  • Three Drown as Italian Navy Rescues Over 1,000 Migrants

    Three Drown as Italian Navy Rescues Over 1,000 Migrants

    Italy's navy on Thursday said it had rescued more than 1,000 migrants from multiple boats intercepted crossing the Mediterranean over the past 24 hours, as smugglers take advantage of calm summer seas.

  • Caroline Wozniacki Advances to Istanbul Cup Quarter-Finals

    Caroline Wozniacki Advances to Istanbul Cup Quarter-Finals

    Caroline Wozniacki came from a set down to beat Karin Knapp of Italy 4-6, 6-2, 6-1.

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