- 'Mafia martyr' Puglisi beatified
More than 50,000 people attend the beatification in Sicily of Don Giuseppe Puglisi, a Roman Catholic priest murdered by the mafia in 1993.
BBC News. Sat, 25 May 2013 10:04:22 GMT.
- Priest who defied Mafia is beatified in Sicily
An Italian priest who stirred consciences with his anti-Mafia preaching and was gunned down by mobsters has been honored by the Vatican as a martyr.
Miami Herald. Sat, 25 May 2013 08:11 EDT.
- Turkey should sign Rome Statute: ICC
International Criminal Court (ICC) head Sang Hyun-Song has repeated the organization’s ...
Hurriyet. Thu, 23 May 2013 17:37:00 +0200.
- Lamborghini's Egoista concept highlights edgy design
The Lamborghini Egoista concept shown earlier this month at the company's 50th anniversary celebration in Bologna, Italy, isn't planned for production, but it does have a purpose: countering critics who think Lamborghini has lost some of its ...
AutoNews.com. Thu, 23 May 2013 00:01:00 EST. Subscription required.
- Visconti takes second Giro stage win
Giovanni Visconti wins his second Giro d'Italia stage in four days as Italy's Vincenzo Nibali maintains the overall lead.
BBC News. Wed, 22 May 2013 16:53:29 GMT.
- Costa Concordia captain to stand trial for manslaughter
An Italian judge has ordered the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship to stand trial for manslaughter in the vessel's shipwreck off the coast of Tuscany, which killed 32 people.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 22 May 2013 11:19:14 EDT.
- Conference Emphasizes Forests’ Key Role in Food Production
The first International Conference on Forests for Food Security and Nutrition concluded in Rome on May 15. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 16 May 2013 13:11:22 -0400.
- Prosecutors Reject Costa Concordia Captain's Plea Bargain on Manslaughter Charge
Prosecutors rejected a plea bargain offer by the captain of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, which capsized off Italy's west coast last year with the loss of 32 lives, lawyers said on Tuesday. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 14 May 2013 15:36:33 -0400.
- Flirt With Strippers Online? An Italian Artist May Have Your Phone Number
A few months ago, an Italian artist launched a web site announcing, “We searched for Porn. ...
By Adam Tanner. Forbes. Mon, 13 May 2013 23:41:41 GMT.
- bulthaup Challenges Conventional Views of the Kitchen in Milan
bulthaup recently hosted a conceptual kitchen installation at its Via Durini showroom in Milan, Italy, during Salone del Mobile 2013.
Kitchen and Bath Business. Mon, 29 Apr 2013.
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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