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As the news of beloved former South African President Nelson Mandela's death reached the far corners of the web on December 5, 2013, online publications of all kinds rushed to update their headlines, publish obituaries, and share images, stories and tributes to a man who indeed left the world a better place.
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Emboldened by the splitting of Silvio Berlusconi's party and the media mogul's expulsion from parliament, Prime Minister Enrico Letta has already won one confidence vote in parliament.
8 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle
An Italian industrialist's company says it is suing Silvio Berlusconi's holding company for $41 million on top of the nearly $687,000,000 it was previously awarded.
A picturesque medieval town in northern Italy on Saturday turned on a giant light installation known as the "World's Biggest Christmas Tree."
Cafes across Naples marked "Suspended Coffee Day" on Tuesday, spotlighting a remarkable tradition of social solidarity in the crisis-hit Italian city that is now more needed than ever.
The Milanese opera house La Scala took another step in its artistic and managerial transition on Tuesday by confirming that Riccardo Chailly will be its new musical director, replacing Daniel Barenboim.
The head of Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement Beppe Grillo urged police on Tuesday to join protesters as a wave of "pitchfork" protests gave vent to bitter frustration after years of austerity and recession.
Newly elected PD, Democratic Party secretary general Matteo Renzi attends a press conference he held at Rome's party headquarters, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
President Barack Obama will pay tribute this week to Nelson Mandela, making the long trip from Washington to South Africa Monday to attend a national memorial service for the anti-apartheid icon.
Coast Guard Capt. Gregorio De Falco, right, arrives at the Grosseto court, Italy, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
Police fired tear gas as thousands of farmers, truckers and unemployed people disrupted road and rail traffic in cities across Italy on Monday in protests aimed against targets ranging from banks to the tax collection agency, Equitalia.
Milan opera buffs who wanted a Verdi opera to open a La Scala season in the bicentenary year of his birth got their way this past weekend, but many were not pleased with the new production of "La Traviata" they paid premium prices to see.
Millo, 26, from Giulianova, Italy, on the Adriatic Sea, finished his second-level degree in visual arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna in May. Immediately, he started looking for ways to pursue his dream and find work in America, because the depressed economy in Italy is less than promising for a young artist.
Spanish womenswear firm Naulover has announced plans of expansion in Italy, by joining ties with the Coin Department Stores in the country, in order to open four corner stores in the cities of Milan, Messina, Catania and Padova by February 1, 2014.
Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke speaks to supporters after his release from prison in 2004.
He scored over the 1609 meter distance in 1.13.5kr. The victory was his second in nine juvenile starts with five other placings for the son of French sire ) for Franceso Virzi.