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Italian president criticises pessimism about the south
Rome, December 6 - Italian President Giorgio Napolitano encouraged people to look at the ''positive side of the situation'' in Naples and southern Italy in an interview published Friday.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Dec. 5, 2013: Sardinia flood; out-of-state companies; Jays seat
I have just read "'Apocalyptic' storm floods Sardinia." It brought memories of such a storm while I was stationed on Corsica in October 1944.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Army chief visits NATO command in Naples
Serbian Army chief-of-staff Gen. Ljubisa Dikoviae has met with commander of NATO Allied Joint Force Command Admiral Bruce Clingan in Naples, Italy.
'Kosovo can have small chair in UN corridors'
Parliament Speaker Nebojsa Stefanoviae has said that he "does not know who in the government is working against the interests of the state."
PM expects difficulties with 'judiciary issues'
PM Ivica Daeiae said on Wednesday he expected the talks with Pristina in Brussels on Thursday to be "most problematic in connection to judiciary issues."
Scores have been released for the 2012 PISA tests of most of the rich OECD countries and some poorer countries.
Govt tackles illegal-waste management emergency
Rome, December 3 - The Italian government on Tuesday passed a decree which makes burning waste a crime in an "unprecedented response" to growing illegal garbage-management practices which have plagued in particular the southern Campania region, Premier Enrico Letta said.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Italy passes decree against illegal waste disposal
Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta announced measures on Tuesday to try to combat a fresh rubbish emergency in the area around the southern city of Naples where organised crime and widespread abuse have created a chronic environmental crisis.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Echoes of The Iliad through history
The Iliad was largely believed to belong to myth and legend until Heinrich Schliemann set out to prove the true history behind Homer's epic poem and find the remnants of the Trojan War.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Bolzano tops wealth chart
Rome, November 27 - The northern Italian province of Bolzano is the richest place in Italy, statistics agency Istat said Wednesday.
From Italy to Duluth: Happy Holidays
Holidays also are a time of year that we need to remember that many Americans are serving in the U.S. military in locations around the world.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Former beauty queen turned victim denounces violence
Naples, November 25 - Women who are victims of violence must find the courage to report the crimes to police and fight for justice, a former beauty queen and survivor of domestic abuse said Monday.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
St. Petersburg Times
North Pinellas Good For You for Nov. 24
Take her 100th birthday, for example. At HarborChase Assisted Living, where she's been a resident for three years, the centenarian celebrated with friends, family and special music the afternoon of Oct. 17 and was also guest of honor at a dinner there two days later.
JFK's 1963 visit to Naples, Italy
Here is a bit of JFK history most Americans probably have never heard about. The article below is from multitalented American expat, Jeff Matthews' endlessly fascinating " Naples: Life, Death and Miracles ..
Thu Nov 21, 2013
De Gasperi villa on Castel Gandolfo lake in mafia seizure
Rome, November 21 - A luxury lakeside villa in papal summer residence Castel Gandolfo once used by postwar Italian statesman Alcide De Gasperi has become the latest iconic piece of Roman real estate seized in mafia money-laundering probes.
INTERVIEW: Princess Beatrice's foundation to help Italy's youth
In her first interview with an American journalist, translated by Justin Morin-Carpentier, Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice of Bourbon Two Sicilies explains to SheKnows her efforts to educate the world about her family's legacy, preserve historical works of art and create new job opportunities for unemployed youth.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Toxic mafia dumps sow panic in Italy...
Anger is boiling over near Naples after revelations about toxic mafia dumps blamed for rising cancer rates that have prompted accusations the state is ignoring a vast public health crisis.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Blockade Prevents the Beneficial...
From the Division of Cardiology, "Salvatore Maugeri" Foundation-IRCCS-Institute of Telese Terme , Telese Terme , Italy ; Department of Translational Medical Sciences and Department of Advanced Biomedical Sciences , Federico II University, Naples, Italy; and Center for Translational Medicine, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA .
Flash floods on Italy's Sardinia leave 17 dead
Italy declared a state of emergency on Tuesday after flash floods on the island of Sardinia left 17 people dead and forced hundreds to seek emergency shelter as the waters swept away bridges and flooded homes.