Venice often floods this time of year. Not so Rome. Torrential rains have lifted the Tiber to the tops of the arches of bridges slamming barges into 2,000 year
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“Driven by strong winds, the sea level rose to 1.56m above normal on Monday, submerging nearly all of the city, including St Mark’s Square, officials said.
“A long-delayed trial of C.I.A. operatives and former top Italian intelligence officials moved forward here on Wednesday, as a judge ruled that Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi could be called to
Over the next five years, Italy will increase its reliance on coal to 33 percent from 14 percent. Power generated by Enel, [Italy’s major electricity producer,] from coal will rise
“Silvio Berlusconi was poised last night to storm back into power at the head of the most rightwing government in Italy since he first came to office 14 years ago.
Beppe Grillo seems like a character many of us would like, even if we can’t quite get his name right. A clown, a provacateur, perhaps the honest man Diogenes
Let’s see if I have this straight:
9 months ago Silvio Berlusconi, Italy’s richest man and head of Italy’s center-right coalition of parties, was sent packing by new elections in which
Well Italy beat Germany in the semifinals of the 2006 World Cup. More vital news is coming out of the courts, however.
Italian spy director arrested over CIA kidnap
This is quite a remarkable tale. A law designed in Italy under Berlusconi’s reign, with roots deep in the fascist mythologies of race, has come back to bite Mr.
Next time someone thinks out loud about the sweet natured Italians remind them of Burlesque-oni.
“You Thought You Had Got Rid of Me?”
Berlusconi’s Sticking Power: “You Thought You Had Got Rid
After extensive investigation, testimony and fact finding by Italian prosecutors regarding a foreign kidnapping ring on Italian soil the Justice Minister of the Berlusconi government has decided not to forward