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  1. Tottenville midfielder Armando Guarnera to play professionally in ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | SILive.com

    ... nothing but the best as he embarks on his professional career. His dad, Armando Guarnera Sr., who was born in Palermo, Italy before moving to the U.S., is on cloud nine over his son's good fortune. "As a father, I'm very proud. He really proved how ...

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  2. Africa: Development Cooperation in Mediterranean Can Help Stem Tide of Forced Migration - UN AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | AllAfrica.com

    If countries of the Mediterranean want to stem the tide on forced migration and human suffering, they must put agricultural, food and rural development, including youth-targeted incentives, at the core of regional cooperation, said the head of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization today. Speaking at the Euro-Mediterranean Conference on Agriculture in Palermo, Italy, FAO Director-General Jos Graziano da Silva stressed that increasing agro-entrepreneurship and employment opportunities for rural youth needs to be at the centre of strategies to combat poverty and boost development.

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  3. U.N. Report Shows Link Between Rural Development And MigrationRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Agri Marketing

    U.N. REPORT SHOWS LINK BETWEEN RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND MIGRATION Dec. 1, 2014 Source: Food and Agriculture Organization news release If countries of the Mediterranean want to stem the tide on forced migration and human suffering, they must put agricultural, food and rural development at the core of regional cooperation, FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva said today. Speaking at the Euro-Mediterranean Conference on Agriculture in Palermo, Italy, the FAO Director-General stressed the connection between agriculture and migration and the importance of investing in strong rural livelihoods, particularly for youth.

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  4. Cooperationin Mediterranean can help stem forced migrationRead the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | Scoop

    Speaking at the Euro-Mediterranean Conference on Agriculture in Palermo, Italy, FAO Director-General JosA Graziano da Silva stressed that increasing agro-entrepreneurship and employment opportunities for rural youth needs to be at the centre of strategies to combat poverty and boost development. "We need to find alternatives to raise the incentives for the youth to engage in rural activities, such as farming, livestock production, fisheries and aquaculture in their own communities and countries," he explained .

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  5. Africa: FAO Director-General Stresses Link Between Rural Development and MigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | AllAfrica.com

    If countries of the Mediterranean want to stem the tide on forced migration and human suffering, they must put agricultural, food and rural development at the core of regional cooperation, FAO Director-General Jos Graziano da Silva said today. Speaking at the Euro-Mediterranean Conference on Agriculture in Palermo, Italy, the FAO Director-General stressed the connection between agriculture and migration and the importance of investing in strong rural livelihoods, particularly for youth.

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

    Nov 19, 2014 | 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

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

    Nov 18, 2014 | 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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  9. Hundreds dead, missing as migrant boat sinks off ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | 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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  10. Migrant surge across Med continues as Italy rescues 900Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | 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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  11. 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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  12. Italian released after four-month captivity in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | 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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  13. From West Kelowna to ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | 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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  14. Sicily: 5 free things for visitors to doRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | 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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  15. Sicily: 5 free things for visitors to doRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | 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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  16. Sicily: 5 free things for visitors to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | 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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  17. Italy to End Naval Operation That Rescued Thousands of MigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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