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  1. Sicily: 5 free things for visitors to doRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    This Oct. 2013 photo shows a herd of wild mountain goats in the vicinity of the summit of Pizzo Carbonara in Italy, on Sicily's second-highest mountain peak after the volcano of Mount Etna. Pizzo Carbonara is a central mountain of the Madonie range on the northern side of the island.

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  2. Italy confronts Mafia, terrorism of pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | ANSA.it

    Rome, November 19 - Italians were forced to confront brutal periods in their past Wednesday with two separate cases arising from bloody bombings that shook public confidence in their institutions. Prison terms were given to four Cosa Nostra Mafia figures convicted in the massive explosion that killed anti-mafia prosecutor Giovanni Falcone, his wife, and three police escorts in May 1992 while driving on a highway near Palermo. 1 comment

  3. Molecular epidemiology of tuberculosis in Sicily, Italy: what has changed after a decade?Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | BioMed Central

    BackgroundWe aimed to investigate the molecular epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolates in the province of Palermo, Sicily, Italy, by characterizing 183 isolates identified in the years 2004?2012. A comparison with 104 MTBC strains identified in the same geographic area in the years 1994?2000 was also carried out.MethodsOne hundred eighty-three MTBC isolates identified in Palermo, Italy, in the years 2004?2012 were analyzed by spoligotyping and the 24 mycobacterial interspersed repetitive unit -variable-number tandem-repeat method typing.

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  4. Hundreds dead, missing as migrant boat sinks off ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | AlertNet

    ... at the harbour of Lampedusa October 3, 2013. REUTERS/Nino Randazzo/ASP press office/Handout via Reuters PALERMO, Italy, Oct 3 (Reuters) - More than 300 people drowned or were feared dead after a boat packed with African migrants caught fire and sank ...

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  5. Migrant surge across Med continues as Italy rescues 900Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Vallejo News

    Migrants disembark on October 20, 2014 in the port of Palermo, Italy, from the "Fiorillo" coast guard boat, part of the "Mare Nostrum" deployment Policemen stand guard in front of a building in the area of "Tor Sapienza" where a refugee facility has been repeatedly at the centre of violence, on November 15, 2014 in Rome Italian authorities said Saturday that more than 900 people had been rescued at sea in 24 hours, in a blow to hopes that the approach of winter would stem the flow of migrants attempting perilous crossings of the Mediterranean. Most of the rescued were picked up from boats in the channel between Libya and Sicily, a narrow but treacherous strait in which thousands have drowned in recent years trying to reach Europe.

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  6. African refugees find new home in Palermo, ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2014 | Deutsche Welle

    A great number of African refugees are currently living in Italy, and many hope to move to countries farther north. Refugees Thambo und Mamadou in Palermo, dreaming of a better life.

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  7. Italian released after four-month captivity in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | ANSA.it

    Rome, November 13 - An Italian hostage kidnapped in Libya in July has been released, Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Thursday. The minister said in the early hours of Thursday that Marco Vallisa, a 54-year-old technician from a town near the northern Italian city of Piacenza, is "now on a flight to Italy".

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  8. From West Kelowna to ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Castanet.net

    ... sale will be part of her fundraising for the trip to Lecce as well as solo artist shows she has coming up in Palermo, Italy in January and New York City later next year. Grewcock recently received a letter from the Amsterdam Whitney Gallery in New ...

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  9. Sicily: 5 free things for visitors to doRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... Santissimo Crocifisso (the Feast of the Cross in English) in Castelbuono, a mountain town in the province of Palermo, Italy, on the island of Sicily. Across Sicily towns celebrate this holy day with a solemn religious procession accompanied by ...

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  10. Sicily: 5 free things for visitors to doRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... Santissimo Crocifisso (the Feast of the Cross in English) in Castelbuono, a mountain town in the province of Palermo, Italy, on the island of Sicily. Across Sicily towns celebrate this holy day with a solemn religious procession accompanied by ...

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  11. Sicily: 5 free things for visitors to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | SFGate

    ... Santissimo Crocifisso (the Feast of the Cross in English) in Castelbuono, a mountain town in the province of Palermo, Italy, on the island of Sicily. Across Sicily towns celebrate this holy day with a solemn religious procession accompanied by ...

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  12. Italy to End Naval Operation That Rescued Thousands of MigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | TIME.com

    More than 500 migrants arrive in Palermo, Italy aboard the Italian Navy ship "Urania" after the coast guard was forced to rescue the migrants whose attempt to cross into Italy was botched on Aug 7, 2014. U.K says it will not support future EU rescue missions, because they encourage migrants to attempt crossing from North Africa An Italian search-and-rescue operation of migrants attempting to reach Europe by sea is due to end this week, after rescuing around 150,000 people over the past year.

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  13. Scientific Studies Find Curcumin Can Help Fight Age-Related DiseasesRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Emailwire.com

    ... that can quell inflammation in soft tissues throughout the body. A worldwide symposium held in Palermo, Italy, examined studies regarding curcumin. Professionals in a comprehensive array of medical fields concluded that curcumin's antioxidant ...

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  14. MSC ships to get bigger and betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... MSC Armonia, built in 2001, is the first to go under the knife, spending a total of 11 weeks at Fincantieri's Palermo, Italy shipyard. When it emerges at the end of November, Armonia will effectively be a brand new ship. The highlight of the refit: ...

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  15. Italy stays perfect without Balotelli; Czechs winRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | The China Post

    ... him during the Euro 2016 qualifying soccer match between Italy and Azerbaijan, at the La Favorita stadium, in Palermo, Italy, Friday, Oct. 10.(AP)

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  16. Italy stays perfect without Balotelli; Czechs winRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    Italy's Giorgio Chiellini, right, celebrates after scoring during the Euro 2016 qualifying soccer match between Italy and Azerbaijan, at the La Favorita stadium, in Palermo, Italy, Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. Italy's Giorgio Chiellini, third from right, scores a goal during the Euro 2016 qualifying soccer match between Italy and Azerbaijan, at the La Favorita stadium, in Palermo, Italy, Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.

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  17. CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: New Release "Unsaid Songs" by Francesco Guaiana QuartetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... FOLLIA 8) L'ORLO DEL MARE 9) L'ANDAZZO DEL PEZZO BIOGRAPHIES FRANCESCO GUAIANA guitarist and composer born in Palermo, Italy, where he studied jazz and classical music. After several artistic experiences in Italy, he moved to Boston in 1999 thanks ...

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  18. Clinical analysis following lumbar interspinous devices implant: where we are and where we goRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | Spinal Cord

    Correspondence: Professor G Grasso, Neurosurgical Clinic, Department of Experimental Biomedicine and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Palermo, School of Medicine, Via del Vespro 129, 90100 Palermo, Italy. E-mail: giovanni.grasso@unipa.it We present our experience with patients treated with interspinous devices who are affected by neurogenic intermittent claudication or lumbar disc herniation where the interspinous system has been inserted following microdiscectomy.

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  19. 70 years in the brewing: Divers find WWII coffee beans in torpedoed ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... salvage had not aged well and now contained a strong grape vinegar.' The Sulina, which was built in 1939 in Palermo, Italy, sank on May 29 1942 after joining the Romanian naval fleet at the start of World War Two. The cargo ship was part of a convoy ...

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  20. Canton Street gets new pizzeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    ... "It starts with our piazzolo," he said. The restaurant's head chef, Giacomo Lazzano, was brought in from Palermo, Italy. In the kitchen, he and Azhari communicate via a translator application on their phones. "He definitely has a lot of experience, ...

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