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Three-man crew launches to space station
29 Jul 2017
A trio of astronauts from the United States, Russia and Italy headed for the International Space Station on Friday (July 28), a step toward boosting U.S. research projects aboard the orbiting laboratory.
Italy commits up to $19B for Veneto Banks
26 Jun 2017
Italy will commit as much as $19 billion to clean up two failed banks in one of the wealthiest regions in the nation's biggest rescue on record.
Europe’s migrant crisis
16 Jun 2017
73,335 migrants who braved the deadly Mediterranean route have arrived Europe so far, in 2017. Italy, Greece & Bulgaria are the top three welcoming European countries.
Donald Trump leaves Italy's Taormina at end of summit
27 May 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump left the venue for this year's Group of Seven talks in Sicily on Saturday at the conclusion of the annual summit.
5,000 migrants rescued in 48 hours off Libya
20 May 2017
Some 2,300 migrants headed for Italy in 22 barely seaworthy vessels were rescued off the Libyan coast on Thursday, the Italian coastguard says.
"You get the politicians you deserve" - Obama
10 May 2017
Former U.S. President Barack Obama tells an audience in Milan, Italy, that if you don't vote, "you get the politicians you deserve.
Tunisian coastguard tackles high-speed smugglers
27 Apr 2017
Dimming the lights on their patrol boat, Tunisian coastguards stand in silence scanning the sea for speedboats on clandestine missions to and from Italy.
Tillerson meets UK's Johnson at G7
10 Apr 2017
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, in Italy for the G7 meetings.
Italian surf prodigy Leonardo Fioravanti eyes the big prize
12 Mar 2017
Italy has produced its share of elite sports people in the past but no-one quite like Leonardo Fioravanti, aged 19 and one of the surfing's most exciting talents.
Six killed in Italian rescue helicopter crash
26 Jan 2017
Six people aboard an emergency rescue helicopter are killed in a crash in central Italy, according to local television.
Pope Francis leads prayers for avalanche victims
22 Jan 2017
Pope Francis leads prayers for the victims of earthquakes an avalanche which hit Italy and their families, and expressed his encouragement to rescue workers.
Sixteen dead, mostly Hungarian teenagers, in Italy bus accident - police
21 Jan 2017
Italy's fire department releases video of the deadly bus crash near Verona in which at least 16 Hungarian nationals, many of them students, died and some 40 were injured.