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Sixteen dead, many Hungarian teenagers, in Italy bus accident: police


VERONA, Italy/BUDAPEST At least 16 people were killed and dozens injured, after a bus carrying Hungarian students crashed and burst into flames in northern Italy, authorities said on Saturday. | Video

Car bomb explodes in central Tripoli, near Italy embassy: security official

TRIPOLI A car bomb exploded late on Saturday close to the recently re-opened Italian embassy in the Libyan capital, a security official said.

World, Libya, 6:47pm EST

More survivors in Italian avalanche hotel as death toll rises to five

PENNE, Italy A total of nine people have been pulled alive from the rubble of a hotel demolished on Wednesday by an avalanche in central Italy, although officials said five have died and an estimated 23 more are still missing. | Video

World, 11:42am EST

Far-right leaders meet to discuss 'free Europe' vision

KOBLENZ, Germany Far-right populist leaders from Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands meet in the German city of Koblenz on Saturday to present their vision for "a free Europe" that would dismantle the European Union.

World, France, Germany, 3:06am EST

Four children and woman rescued, two days after Italy avalanche

PENNE, Italy Four children and a woman were saved on Friday from the wreckage of a mountain hotel in central Italy that was flattened by an avalanche, surviving almost two days in sub-zero temperatures in the buried ruins of the luxury spa. | Video

Environment, World, Jan 20 2017

ATR says aircraft deal with Iran imminent

TOULOUSE Turboprop maker ATR has completed commercial negotiations with IranAir for the sale of at least 20 aircraft and expects to be able to sign a contract very soon, the head of the Franco-Italian aircraft maker said on Friday.

Deals, Aerospace & Defense, Jan 20 2017

Exclusive: Vivendi open to restart talks with Mediaset if it drops legal action - sources

PARIS/LONDON/MILAN French media group Vivendi could resume talks with Mediaset but only if the Italian broadcaster drops legal action against it, several sources said on Friday.

Deals, Jan 20 2017

Hopes fade of finding survivors buried under avalanche in Italy

PENNE, Italy Hopes of finding survivors dwindled on Thursday more than 24 hours after an avalanche struck a luxury mountain hotel in Italy burying up to 30 people under tonnes of snow and debris. | Video

World, Environment, Jan 19 2017

Olympic athletes have heart problems, too

(Reuters Health) - Some Olympic athletes could be at risk while training and competing because of heart defects or dysfunction that they may not even know about, Italian researchers say.

Health, Jan 19 2017

LVMH to take up to 10 percent of Italy's eyewear firm Marcolin: source

MILAN French luxury goods group LVMH is set to take a stake of up to 10 percent in unlisted Italian glasses-maker Marcolin as it seeks to increase control over eyewear manufacturing for its brands, a source close to the matter said on Thursday.

Deals, Jan 19 2017

Women protest against Trump on streets of Europe's capitals

LONDON/VIENNA Thousands of women took to the streets of European capitals to join "sister marches" in Asia against newly installed U.S. President Trump ahead of a major rally in Washington expected to draw nearly a quarter of a million people. | Video