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3 hrs ago | The Independent

Italy's Deputy Senate Speaker who compared country's first...

Roberto Calderoli claims video evidence from the Congo shows CA©cile Kyenge's father - a tribal leader - putting a 'macumba' on him as punishment for the insult The senior politician who caused outrage by comparing Italy's first black minister to an orang-utan, now claims he is under siege from vengeful African spirits.


Related Topix: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News,

7 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

EU to beef up border agency to deal with migrants

The European Commission agreed Wednesday to Italian demands to replace Rome's politically unpopular emergency operation for rescuing would-be refugees crossing the Mediterranean with an EU-wide project.


Related Topix: Europe, World News

9 hrs ago | Home

Venice Watch: Fest supports imprisoned filmmakers

VENICE, Italy - The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red-carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city.


Related Topix: World News, Prison, Pieta

14 hrs ago | KFVS12

Inarritu's 'Birdman' opens Venice Film Festival

VENICE, Italy - A film in which art and fame battle it out in the streets and skies of Manhattan has kicked off the 71st Venice Film Festival, where high-art aspirations mix with Hollywood hopes.


Related Topix: World News, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Batman, Action Movies, Adventure

17 hrs ago | Triple Pundit

Italian Scientists Work On Bioplastics Made From Food Waste

Food waste causes a range of environmental problems when left to rot in a landfill.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, Life, Food, Vegetables

Tue Aug 26, 2014

BBC News

Celebrating the joy of craftsmanship

In a world of robotics, where machines control machines, and people wait for the attention of an automated response system, it is wonderful to re-encounter a craftsman or woman.


Related Topix: World News

Pacifica Tribune

High school senior spends junior year in Italy

"You have this idea of Italy," Oceana High School senior Bailey Bowes said. "You've heard about its amazing food and architecture, its art and history and its people.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, San Mateo County, CA, Pacifica, CA,

Edmonton Journal

Washington knew Egypt and UAE were planning to secretly bomb Libya...

A file picture taken on March 27, 2011 shows one of six UAE F16 fighter jets landing at Decimomannu airport near Cagliari on the Italian island of Sardinia.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Europe, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi),

Cybercast News Service

Italy recovers 24 bodies in deadliest refugee days

Another 24 bodies were recovered Tuesday from an overturned fishing boat off Italy's southern coast as would-be refugees fleeing increasing instability in Libya saw their deadliest few days this year with more than 300 drowned.


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

The Independent

Drunkenness and vulgarity of holidaymakers sees Italy's...

Italians - yes, Italians - are shocked by events at the idyllic fishing port - the latest example of bad behaviour by tourists visiting the country this summer Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.


Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel, Sex Scandal, World News, Venice, Italy Travel,


Playing Video Game May Boost MS Patients' Balance: Study

An exercise component of the popular Nintendo Wii video game may help multiple sclerosis patients improve their balance by rewiring their brains, a new study suggests.


Related Topix: Video Games, The, Deep Silver, WII, Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Neurology, World News,

The Lebanon Daily News

Florida police dog killed by lightning strike

The News Herald of Panama City reports Gleason left the dog in his kennel because he was on his way to a training session.


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Evening Sun

Coroner's Office called to shooting in West York

Update 7:27 a.m.: Officers have about a blocked cordoned off and police are actively investigating at the scene.


Related Topix: Anchorage, AK, Juneau, AK, World News,

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

5 things to watch for at the Venice Film Festival

The 71st Venice Film Festival opens this week, bringing 11 days of high art and Hollywood glamour to the canal-crossed Italian city.


Related Topix: World News, 21 Grams, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Batman, Action Movies, Adventure, The Amazing Spider-Man, Stone, Mystery Movies, Opinion

Croydon Guardian

Kyle left stunned after his winning European diving title for Crystal Palace Diving Club

After claiming the Junior European title Crystal Palace Diving Club starlet Kyle Kothari insists he is in the middle of the best year of his life.


Related Topix: World News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Art Daily

Italy Art LA: The App for the Italian art in Los Angeles

Conceived by the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles and developed by MEDIARS, ITALY ART LA offers virtual art itineraries in the entire metropolitan area through a geo-tagged system and a customized and interactive map, as well as text, images and audio-videos.


Related Topix: World News


Is That Really A Snake Eating A Guy On The Alfa Logo?

Having a coat-of-arms as your car's badge has been popular for decades. There's lots of good ones out there, with interesting details - Cadillac's little ducks, for example - but only one has what appears to be a dragon-snake swallowing some poor bastard: Alfa Romeo.


Related Topix: World News, Autos


Why Seven Scientists Were Charged With Manslaughter Over an Earthquake

It is worth all 24 of your minutes. "Aftershocks," which was written by journalist David Wolman , looks at a 6.3-magnitude earthquake that hit L'Aquila in 2011, and the members of a committee who were charged with warning the town's residents of the forthcoming disaster.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, World News, Journalism

Newberry Observer

Information session on Italy trip is Aug. 28 in Greenwood

Piedmont Technical College is hosting an opportunity to revel in the magic of Italy during its Reflections of Italy Tour scheduled for April 13-22, 2015.


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

Medical News

Researchers find more selective therapies for cancer

Thanks to important discoveries in basic and clinical research and technological advances, the fight against cancer has mobilized into a complex offensive spanning multiple fronts.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, World News, Medicine, Health