08/26/14 02:00 PM
ROME (AP) — 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. The U.N. refugee agency said the worst incident...
08/20/14 10:16 AM
BERLIN (AP) — Germany is prepared to arm Kurdish fighters battling Sunni insurgents in northern Iraq, officials said Wednesday. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier cited the "barbaric" actions of the Islamic State group that has taken control of large parts of Iraq in recent weeks, and the...
By Michael Barone | 08/18/14 12:51 PM
Italy has very low birth rates and one of the world's toughest laws limiting employers' ability to fire employees. Those are goals of the environmental left and the social democratic left. So how well is that working out?
08/14/14 01:31 PM
MILAN (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says over 100,000 migrants — more than half of them refugees from war or persecution — have reached Italy by sea this year. The UNHCR renewed its appeal Thursday for European countries to provide alternatives to the perilous sea crossings, often aboard...
08/12/14 11:45 AM
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Italy is standing out as the European economy's problem child. Again. Other countries that used to be the bearers of bad news — Spain, Greece, Ireland, Portugal — are slowly healing from the debt crisis that ravaged the currency union for much of the past five years....
08/11/14 05:00 AM
FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Is helping a pal win a contract just being friendly? What's wrong with taking the kids to the beach in the office car? And why not linger over lunch at the trattoria if things aren't too hectic at work? These are the kinds of questions that city bureaucrats pondered...
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