- Italy takes in Sudanese Christian woman spared death sentence
A Sudanese Christian woman who was sentenced to death for renouncing Islam, then acquitted after intense international pressure on Khartoum, arrived on Wednesday in Italy with her family
Hurriyet. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:32:00 +0200.
- 'Apostasy' woman flies out of Sudan
A Sudanese woman who was spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam has flown to Italy after more than a month in the US embassy.
BBC News. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:44:50 GMT.
- Italy welcomes Sudanese woman sentenced to death
A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to recant her Christian faith has arrived in Italy along with her family, including an infant born in prison.
Miami Herald. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:25 EDT.
- A Celebrity’s Welcome in Italy for de Blasio
Mayor Bill de Blasio was treated to a rock star’s reception in Sant’Agata de’ Goti, the birthplace of his maternal grandfather. Thousands came out to watch the mayor receive honorary citizenship.
By Michael M. Grynbaum and Gaia Pianigiani. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 01:36:23 GMT.
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- BSkyB close to finalising pay-TV purchases
BSKYB is expected to announce an agreement to buy 21st Century Fox’s Italian and German satellite broadcasting businesses on Friday.
The Australian. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:38:00 GMT.
- World Briefing: Italy: Hulk of Costa Concordia Is on the Move to a Scrapyard
The rusty hulk of the capsized ship began its journey to the scrapyard on Wednesday, after a two-year salvage operation off the island of Giglio.
By Reuters. International Herald Tribune. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:56:29 GMT.
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- VIDEO: Time-lapse shows Costa on move
Time-lapse footage shows the wrecked Italian cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, being towed on its final journey to the port of Genoa for scrapping.
BBC News. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:24:33 GMT.
- Brembo to invest nearly $100M in new Michigan foundry, expand capacity
Italian brakes maker Brembo will build a new foundry in Michigan to expand its manufacturing capability in the United States, betting on continued strength of the country's automotive sector.
AutoNews.com. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:54:31 EST. Subscription required.
- Baltic mercenaries fighting in Ukraine, claims report - The Baltic Times
Baltic mercenaries are allegedly fighting for pro Kiev forces in Eastern Ukraine, an Italian newspaper reports. Il Giornale claims that mercenaries of several European states are fighting with ...
Baltic Times. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT.
- France Denounces Anti-Semitism, Braces for More Gaza Protests
The foreign ministers of France, Germany and Italy denounced Tuesday rising anti-Semitism in their countries, where thousands have protested in recent days against Israel's strikes in Gaza. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:42:04 -0400.
Facts About Italy
The Italian Republic, located on southern Europe's Apennine Peninsula,
is a democratic republic with a bicameral Parliament, an elected
President, and an appointed Prime Minister. Italy's capital city
is Rome, and its currency is the Euro.
In 2007, Italy's estimated population was 58,148,000, and Italian is the
primary language used in Italy.
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