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Alessandro Bianchi

Ethiopian migrant brings the Italian hills alive with the sound of goats

Jul 20 2018

VALLE DEI MOCHENI, Italy Agitu Idea Gudeta has built up a thriving business in her adopted Italy making goat's cheese and beauty products in just a few years since fleeing her native Ethiopia in 2010 over a land dispute. | Video

Italy's ruling PD promises help for families in election manifesto

Feb 02 2018

BOLOGNA, Italy Italy's ruling center-left Democratic Party (PD), trailing in opinion polls ahead of a March 4 ballot, said on Friday it would help families, boost pensions and introduce a minimum wage if it won re-election.

Michelangelo's unrealized marble dream comes true in Italian quarry

Aug 02 2017

QUERCETA DI SERAVEZZA, Italy In 1517, Michelangelo climbed Mount Altissimo in Tuscany and found the marble of his dreams. | Video

No stone left unturned in Italian artist's workshop

Aug 16 2016

ZEVIO, Italy Luigi Lineri's home workshop is covered in stones -- tens of thousands of them. They resemble animal heads, human faces and other forms, and the artist and poet believes may have been shaped by prehistoric humans.

Fishing for crabs: Venice's culinary Moeche delicacy

May 27 2016

VENICE, Italy For a few days every spring and autumn, the lagoon of canal-laced Venice yields a very particular kind of catch and culinary treat.

Jews of world's first ghetto reflect on Europe's migrant crisis

Mar 24 2016

VENICE The Jews of the world's first ghetto, which marks its 500th anniversary this month, have two words of advice for Europe as it struggles to deal with mass migration: patience and integration.

Clooney gets hitched

Sep 29 2014

U.S. actor George Clooney, the world's most famous bachelor, welcomed more A-list stars to Venice for his wedding to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin, with details of the long weekend bash kept as hazy as the morning fog over the Grand Canal.

Pope Francis commemorates migrant dead at Lampedusa

Jul 08 2013

LAMPEDUSA, Italy Pope Francis celebrated mass on the tiny Sicilian island of Lampedusa on Monday to commemorate thousands of migrants who have died crossing the sea from North Africa, underlining his drive to put the poor at the heart of his papacy.

Pope Francis commemorates migrant dead at Lampedusa

Jul 08 2013

LAMPEDUSA, Italy Pope Francis celebrated mass on the tiny Sicilian island of Lampedusa on Monday to commemorate thousands of migrants who have died crossing the sea from North Africa, underlining his drive to put the poor at the heart of his papacy. | Video

Pope Francis commemorates migrant dead at Lampedusa

Jul 08 2013

LAMPEDUSA, Italy Pope Francis celebrated mass on the tiny Sicilian island of Lampedusa on Monday to commemorate thousands of migrants who have died crossing the sea from North Africa, underlining his drive to put the poor at the heart of his papacy.

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