Stories tagged: Italy
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 9:09 p.m.
Italy’s hard-line interior minister has buckled under pressure and agreed to let 27 unaccompanied minors leave a migrant ship after two weeks at sea, temporarily easing a political standoff that …
Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
Katie Campbell can’t wait to taste the gelato. Kayleigh Truong is looking forward to some team bonding. Jill Townsend just wants to soak in the history.
Sat., July 27, 2019, 7:29 p.m.
Investigators contended in written statements that two American teenagers who were former high school classmates had confessed to their roles in the grisly slaying of an Italian policeman
Thu., July 4, 2019, 12:29 p.m.
A pair of hikers found themselves trapped by flames after a volcano erupted on the Sicilian island of Stromboli and thought they had escaped to safety but only one of …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 3:52 p.m.
Italy and the Netherlands are hot about the heat. Contesting the only Women’s World Cup quarterfinal being played in the afternoon means playing in some of the harshest temperatures of …
Thu., June 27, 2019, 12:42 p.m.
France’s national weather service issued its highest-level danger alert Thursday as it warned that parts of the country could expect temperatures to reach an “exceptional peak” Friday amid a record-setting …
UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019, 6:59 p.m.
Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years.
Tue., June 18, 2019, 2:19 p.m.
Marta set a record for men and women with her 17th career World Cup goal in Brazil’s 1-0 victory over Italy that advanced the Selecao to the knockout rounds for …
Tue., June 18, 2019, 11:51 a.m.
A 116-year-old Italian woman who authorities say was the oldest person in Europe and the second oldest in the world has died.
Fri., June 14, 2019, 11 a.m.
Cristiana Girelli scored a hat trick to put Italy into the second round of the Women’s World Cup with a 5-0 victory over Jamaica. It was Italy’s second hat trick …
Fri., June 14, 2019
Amanda Knox, a former American exchange student who became the focus of a sensational murder case, arrived in Italy Thursday for the first time since an appeals court acquitted her …
Fri., June 7, 2019, 8 p.m.
The mayor of Rome ushered in a permanent get-tough approach on boorish behavior by tourists and the Romans who exploit them.
Sun., June 2, 2019, 11:52 a.m.
Italian officials say a cruise ship has slammed into a dock and a tourist riverboat on a busy Venice canal, injuring five people, including an American.
Wed., May 8, 2019, 12:10 p.m.
Amanda Knox is returning to Italy for the first time since she was convicted and imprisoned, but ultimately acquitted, in the murder and sexual assault of her British roommate in …
Thu., May 2, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
The presidents of France and Italy laid a wreath Thursday on the tomb of Leonardo da Vinci, who died in the French town of Amboise exactly 500 years ago.
Tue., April 16, 2019, 3:21 p.m.
Italian bank UniCredit will pay $1.3 billionto settle charges by the U.S. government that it violated sanctions against Iran and other countries.
Mon., April 15, 2019, 12:17 p.m.
At least 146 people have been killed since a Libyan military commander launched an offensive on the capital earlier this month, the U.N. said Monday, as Italy called for an …
UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
The first palace built by Rome’s most notorious emperor, Nero, has reopened to the public after an extensive renovation.
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 1:40 p.m.
Interior ministers from the Group of Seven advanced economies pledged Friday to jointly tackle world’s top security challenges, including fighting migrant trafficking.
Sun., March 24, 2019
Italy has signed a memorandum of understanding with China in support of Beijing’s “Belt and Road” initiative, which aims to weave a network of ports, bridges and power plants linking …
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 4:17 p.m.
A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their school chaperones Wednesday, threatening the hostages’ lives for 40 minutes and setting the bus on fire at a Carabinieri …
Sat., March 2, 2019, 1:42 p.m.
Tens of thousands of people have marched in Italy’s financial capital against policies by the populist government that they say promote racism.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 9:07 p.m.
Europe’s human rights court on Thursday ordered Italy to pay Amanda Knox financial damages for police failure to provide legal assistance and an independent interpreter during a long night of …
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 9:39 a.m.
Spain’s Foreign Ministry says it has given permission to an aid boat carrying 311 rescued migrants to set course for Spain after Italy and other Mediterranean countries did not answer …
Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 6 a.m.
FLORENCE, Italy – It was here in 1614 that Tommaso Caccini preached a sermon in the church of Santa Maria Novella denouncing Galileo and other scientists who held the heretical …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 2:29 p.m.
Teenagers panicked before a rap concert at a jammed Italian disco, setting off a stampede that killed five of them and a mother who had brought her daughter to the …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 10:11 p.m.
Wearing colorful disposable boots, tourists enjoyed outdoor cafes Thursday in St. Mark’s Square in Venice as waters receded from an exceptional high tide.
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 4:20 p.m.
In a region celebrated for the prosecco and pinot grigio it ships around the world, Italy’s particularly sensitive white wine grapes have become a telltale of even gradual temperature increases …
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 12:45 p.m.
An Italian-flagged rescue ship set sail Thursday for the deadly migrant smuggling route in the central Mediterranean Sea, challenging moves by Italy’s populist government to shut down such humanitarian operations.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 3:51 p.m.
The mayor of a small town in southern Italy that became a model for immigrant integration was placed under house arrest Tuesday for allegedly aiding illegal immigration, a move that …