At least 26 people are dead after a bridge collapse in Italy. Here's a look at other fatal bridge incidents in Germany, Portugal and the United States in recent history.
ABC News. Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:59:18 UTC.
The Aquarius, run by Franco-German charity SOS Mediterranee and Doctors without Borders (MSF), picked up the people in two separate operations and is in international waters between Italy and Malta. ...
Yahoo. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:20:46 -0400.
Tyremaker Pirelli will co-sponsor America's Cup challenger Luna alongside luxury fashion house Prada, backing the Italian team's attempt to beat holders Emirates Team New Zealand in 2021.
Reuters. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:49:26 -0400.
Legambiente's Goletta Verde ship, which has travelled the length of Italy's coastline every year for the last three decades taking samples of seawater to test for pollution, completed its journey on August 12th. ...
The Local. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:14:15 +0200.
The populist party came to power after a campaign filled with conspiratorial overtones against globalist forces. Now it faces one of its first tests of real-life governing.
Jason Horowitz. New York Times. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 04:21:38 GMT.
Italy is considering reinstating compulsory national service for its restless young citizens, according to its hard-line interior minister Matteo Salvini.
Irish Independent. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 02:30:00 +0100.
Offering both splendor and grit, Genoa is an intriguing city that's rich in art and notable architecture, and home to a revitalized port designed by starchitect Renzo Piano. You'll also find some of the tastiest food in Italy here.
By Catherine Sabino, Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 12 Aug 2018 08:45:00 -0400.
Former foreign secretary returns from holiday in Italy amid an escalating row over his suggestion women wearing the religious headgear resembled 'letterboxes' and 'bank robbers'
Ashley Cowburn. The Independent. Sun, 12 Aug 2018 09:01:00 +0000.
LYON (AFP) - Three Italian climbers were found dead on Friday (Aug 10) on Mont Blanc in the French Alps, three days after they set out to summit Europe's highest peak, rescue workers said.
Straits Times. Sat, 11 Aug 2018 00:24:09 +0800.
Italian police said on August 9 that they found 20 tons of hashish worth up to 200 million euros in the fuel tanks of a ship manned by Montenegrins that was stopped in international waters and escorted to Sicily.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:48:07 +0000.
A tanker truck carrying flammable material exploded Monday on a highway near the northern Italian city of Bologna, killing at least two people and injuring up to 70 as a section of the thoroughfare collapsed, police said.
France 24. Mon, 06 Aug 2018 17:07:26 GMT.
Charting marine mammal behavior is no easy feat, but that's exactly what a group of international citizen scientists is doing off the coast of Italy. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 05 Aug 2018 02:14:00 -0400.
Fiat Chrysler said memorial services will be held for the late Sergio Marchionne on Sept. 14 in Italy and on Sept. 27 at FCA's North American headquarters in Michigan.
AutoNews.com. Wed, 1 Aug 2018 16:37:00 EST.
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.
For more news and information about Italy, visit this official
Italian government website.
For detailed maps of Italy, visit this
Italy map website.