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49 min ago | Al Jazeera

Scores feared lost after boat sinks off Libya

Libya, which is mired in unrest, has been a launchpad for illegal migrants seeking a better life in Europe [AFP] Libyan authorities have recovered at least 20 bodies off the coast of the capital, Tripoli, after a boat carrying up to 200 migrants from sub-Saharan Africa went missing at sea.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Boat Disaster, Tunisia, Europe

Fri Aug 22, 2014

CBS News

Italian villa that inspired "Pinocchio" creator is up for sale

Pinocchio -- the wooden puppet who dreams of becoming a real boy and whose nose is a built-in lie detector that grows and grows as he tells fibs -- was originally conceived in these magical surroundings, where its creator spent his childhood.

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The Age

Bacteria attack on ancient olive groves threatens Italy's oil industry

The ancient olive groves of southern Italy, which provide much of the oil the country exports, are being destroyed by a deadly insect-borne bacterium that has already infected nearly half a million trees and for which there is no known cure.

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Related Topix: World News

The Arizona Republic

Arizona Mills' fancy new food court

Check out Arizona Mills' fancy new food court Tempe mall's Food Hall by Villa aims to be destination dining with 10 new restaurants.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Tempe, AZ, Family, Kids, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, World News

ContactMusic.com

Elisabetta Canalis Engaged

The Italian model/actress is ready to tie the knot with orthopaedic surgeon Brian Perri, her representative confirmed to Usmagazine.com.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, World News, Wedding

BayStreet.ca

Latest Trends of Counterfeiting Market In Italy And In The EU By Fiammenghi Fiammenghi

An analysis of the phenomenon of brand and product counterfeiting in Italy and in Europe is carried out by the well-known international legal office Fiammenghi Fiammenghi with statistics and an infographic.

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Metro

Scottish independence: Why Catalonia, Flanders and Venice will be watching

Perhaps a lot sooner than you might expect. Scots will go to the polls next month to decide on their country's future, but the referendum on independence could spark similar moves in other countries.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Bangkok Post

A taste of Tuscany

Where was Dario Busnelli all these years I've been doing restaurant reviews? There was almost too much to like about his food when we first met a few weeks ago at Attico Cucina Italiana, an Italian restaurant at the newly opened Radisson Blu Plaza Bangkok hotel.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, World News, Czech Republic, Europe, Seafood

The New Zealand Herald

Italy: When in Rome, eat with Romans

When Rome's tourist traps got a little tiring, Josh Martin found a boisterous table with locals was only a few clicks away.

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Related Topix: World News, Italy Travel, Travel, Rome, Italy Travel, Europe Travel, Life, Food, Recipes

Wall Street Journal

Rustic Sardinian Complex

A short drive from the beaches of Costa Smeralda, this four-building complex in Sardinia, Italy, includes a three-bedroom farmhouse, a one-bedroom guesthouse and a converted barn with two apartments, as well as a tennis court, stables and a pool.

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Related Topix: World News, Sardinia, NY, Home Listing, Home

ABC News

A Look at Govt Ransom Polices in US, Europe

A look at how the United States and various European nations have dealt with hostage-taking and ransom demands for their citizens in recent years: U.S. policy prohibits government negotiation with terrorists, including paying ransom demands.

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Related Topix: Europe, Francois Hollande

Project Syndicate

Italy's Downward Spiral

Italy is now in a triple-dip recession. But it didn't get there by itself. Yes, the economy's long slide reflects Italian leaders' failure to confront the country's loss of competitiveness; but it is a failure that is widely shared in Europe.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Silvio Berlusconi, Opinion

TEFL.com

Italy: Tefl Teacher in Novi Ligure - Northern Italy

I/We have read and accept the Terms and Conditions of TEFL Professional Network Ltd. and confirm this acceptance by entering my/our user name and password above and accessing the service.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel, World News, Czech Republic, Europe, Czech Republic Travel, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

Switched

You Don't Need A Magical Wardrobe To Get To Narni

Narni -- yes, just one letter off from C.S. Lewis' beloved fantasyland -- sits tucked away in the hills of Umbria, the " green heart " of Italy.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel, World News,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Daily Beast

Europe's Ebola-Fueled RacismBy Barbie Latza Nadeau

A Berlin building locked down after an African woman faints. An African man with a nosebleed removed from a mall in Brussels.

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Related Topix: Europe, United Kingdom

ContactMusic.com

Zac Efron and Michelle Rodriguez split

Zac Efron and Michelle Rodriguez have reportedly split up after having a series of arguments in Ibiza, Spain earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Fast & Furious, Celebrities, Michelle Rodriguez, Spain, World News,

Jalopnik

Two Pilots Missing As Fireball Engulfs Colliding Tornado Attack Jets

Yesterday, a pair of Italian Tornado attack jets from Ghedi Air Base in Northern Italy had a mid-air collision near the town of Ascoli Piceno.

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Related Topix: World News, Autos

Foreign Policy

Exploited in the Southern Sun

Clustered around abandoned farmhouses outside Foggia, deep in the rural heel of Italy, a campsite of wood and cardboard shanties has become home to more than 1,000 people.

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Related Topix: World News, Agriculture, Science

Car & Driver

Sette Preferiti: 7 Fascinating Cars-Including an Alfa Jeep!-from the 2014 Concorso Italiano

This year, the Pebble Beach weekend 's traditional Friday celebration of Italian cars moved both its date and its location .

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Related Topix: Seaside, CA, Recreational Vehicle, Honey, World News, Victorville, CA

Business Journal

Two Italian restaurants coming to Miami this fall

Sardinia Enoteca Ristorante duo Tony Gallo and Pietro Vardeu are planning to open two new local Italian restaurants in Miami this fall.

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