- Pope leads Good Friday services
Pope Francis highlights the plight of the poor, elderly and abandoned during the Way of the Cross procession in Rome to mark Good Friday.
BBC News. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:55:54 GMT.
- Italy Grants Refugee Status To Fugitive Kazakh Banker's Family
Italy has granted refugee status to the wife and daughter of Mukhtar Ablyazov, the former head of one of Kazakhstan's largest banks who is wanted for embezzlement.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:39:53 +0000.
- Giorgio Armani settles tax dispute
The fashion house Giorgio Armani pays 270m euros (£222m; $374m) to the Italian authorities to settle a tax bill.
BBC News. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:53:07 GMT.
- Turkey may clinch bid to dismantle Italy shipwreck
Turkey may clinch a bid to dismantle the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship, Italy's civil protection agency said
Hurriyet. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:48:00 +0200.
- Berlusconi: glad to help elderly as punishment
Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi says he's glad a Milan court ordered him to help the elderly as part of his punishment for a tax fraud conviction.
Miami Herald. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:08 EDT.
- Apple Reacts To Android And Brings The Cheaper iPhone 5C 8GB To New European Territories
Following availability in the UK, France, Germany, Australia, and China, Apple has released the iPhone 5C 8GB model in the Netherlands, Italy, Sweden, Belgium, Poland, Switzerland, Austria, and the Czech Republic. ...
By Ewan Spence. Forbes. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:21:00 GMT.
- Renzi appoints women to head state-owned companies
Italian prime minister announced industry shake-up.
European Voice. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:16:51 GMT.
- Maserati said to weigh new sports car after orders triple
Maserati will probably increase production and add the Alfieri sports car to its lineup after advance sales at the upscale Italian brand have almost tripled over 2013's deliveries, sources said.
AutoNews.com. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:28:12 EST. Subscription required.
- Internal Combustion Microengine Has a Twist
Vitaly Svetovoy, of the University of Twente in The Netherlands, and his team, has created the world's smallest internal combustion microengine.
Cabe Atwell. Design News. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 05:15:00 EDT.
- Beirut Police Detain Berlusconi Ally Ahead of Mafia Verdict
Beirut police on Saturday picked up a longtime political ally and friend of former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi after he was declared a fugitive earlier this week. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 10:15:54 -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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