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Costa Concordia begins final voyage to scrap yard
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:56:09 -0400
src="http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/photo_story/thumb_small/470a15080d17d72c.jpg" /> GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy - In one of the biggest ever maritime salvage operations, the rusting wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise liner started her final voyage to the scrapyard. Boat sirens wailed ...
Italys sunken ship towed away
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:30:02 -0400
The wreck of Costa Concordia luxury cruise liner left the Italian island of Giglio and began its final journey towards the port of Genoa Wednesday, where it will be dismantled. Its departure, more ...
Fugitive sought by Italy arrested on international warrant at airport in Dominican Republic
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:39:42 -0400
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) -- Interpol agents in the Dominican Republic arrested an Italian fugitive at an airport in the Caribbean country's capital. A Wednesday statement ...
Italian police arrest 5 accused of massacreon the Mediterranean
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:33:42 -0400
ROME--Italian police have arrested five migrants accused of the grisly murder of scores of fellow would-be refugees when fighting broke out on a boat making the treacherous crossing to Europe, local ...
A movie-studio theme park . . . in Rome
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:30:24 -0400
famed Cinecitta film studio has opened a new theme park this summer , a tribute to its golden era. Cinecitta was inaugurated in 1937, and in its prime saw more than 350 movies a year filmed there. ...
Costa Concordias final voyage Tugboats tow luxury liner from Italian port more than two years after fatal accident
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:24:48 -0400
The Costa Concordia cruise liner began its final voyage Wednesday, slowly being towed away from the tiny Italian island where it capsized more than two years ago, killing 32 people. Boat sirens ...
Migrant boat massacre Italy arrests five for murder of more than 100 thrown overboard
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:22:33 -0400
Italian police have arrested five men on suspicion of murdering and throwing overboard more than 100 migrants as they attempted to cross from Africa to ...
Bill de Blasio Learns How to Eat Pizza Like a New Yorker…in Italy
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:21:12 -0400
Proof the mayor of the Big Apple can also eat pizza with his hands New York City is a place famous for welcoming inhabitants of all stripes and persuasions--';Give me your tired, your poor, your ...
Soccer Players to Participate in Match for Peace in September in Rome
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:17:17 -0400
The Vatican has announced that some of the world’s most famous soccer players will participate in a sporting event in September aimed at uniting people of different religions. The proceeds of ...
Kerry asks Vatican to help free American jailed in Cuba
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:06:56 -0400
By Daniel Arkin, Staff Writer, NBC News Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday called on the Vatican to help secure the release of an American contractor who has been jailed in Cuba for nearly five ...
Sicily had bikinis 1500 years ago
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:05:17 -0400
>World-renowned chef, best-selling author and Emmy-winning television personality Anthony Bourdain will return this fall for the fourth season of "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. " Follow the ...
Applause for Italian mutual fund industry report 
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:04:46 -0400
The proposals set out in an industry report on the state of the Italian mutual fund industry have been welcomed by the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA). AIMA says that the ...
New Italian government suggests pension changes
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:04:37 -0400
Following the appointment of the new Italian government, welfare minister, Maurizio Sacconi, has announced plans for the Italian pension system which may result in conflict with the ...
Italian and Spanish Alpha League Table 2008 published
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:04:35 -0400
EDHEC Risk and Management Research Centre (EDHEC) and EuroPerformance fund analysis company have released the Alpha League Table, their 2008 rankings of the top Italian and Spanish asset ...
Italian annuity provider selection process met with questions
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:04:31 -0400
The Italian Association of Pension funds (Assofondipensione) has agreed to take responsibility on behalf of its pension fund members to look for a common annuity provider, and has chosen an adviser ...
NEWS FOCUS Consultants make Italian pension reform predictions
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:04:27 -0400
Italian consultants have given their predictions on what Berlusconi’s election as Italian Prime Minister for a third term could mean for the future of the country’s pensions. With a ...
Yet more hiccups for Italian reform
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:04:24 -0400
IThe recent pension reforms in Italy may have left commentators underwhelmed but they are unlikely to be the final word on the subject. As European Pensions went to press (January) Italian Prime ...
Italian firms make pensions a priority
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:04:18 -0400
Eight out of ten Italian companies have said that company pension provision is central to their employee benefit and total reward policy, following recent legislation that removes some of the ...
Cristiano Ronaldo to Crystal Palace Arsenal to AC Milan ‘Summer of Soccer’ has everyone stateside
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:47:19 -0400
The World Cup party may be over but the ‘summer of soccer’ is just heating up in the United States as fans prepare for a European invasion by the sport’s glamour clubs looking to ...
Italy arrests five over migrant ‘massacre’ at sea
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:47:12 -0400
ROME // Italian police have arrested five migrants accused of the grisly murder of scores of fellow would-be refugees when fighting broke out on a boat making the treacherous crossing to ...

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