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UPDATE 5-Libya rivals arrive for Italy summit after election shelved

Nov 12 2018

PALERMO, Italy, Nov 12 The rulers of Libya's rival east and west were gathering at a summit for the first time in more than five months on Monday, a week after the United Nations buried plans to hold an election next month.

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel masterpieces beamed to Rome theater

Apr 19 2018

ROME With the help of lasers, dancers and music from British rock star Sting, Michelangelo's masterpieces are reaching new audiences outside the Vatican's Sistine Chapel.

Native clams return to Sicilian lake after 30-year absence

Jul 12 2017

LAKE GANZIRRI, Italy Local clams and mussels are on the comeback in homes and restaurants in the Messina area of the southern Italian island of Sicily after a 30-year absence caused by high pollution levels in Lake Ganzirri. | Video

Stop Mediterranean becoming vast migrant cemetery, Pope tells Europe

Nov 25 2014

STRASBOURG, France Pope Francis told Europe's leaders on Tuesday to do more to help thousands of migrants risking their lives trying to get into the continent, saying they had to stop the Mediterranean becoming "a vast cemetery". | Video

Stop Mediterranean becoming vast migrant cemetery, Pope tells Europe

Nov 25 2014

STRASBOURG, France Pope Francis told Europe's leaders on Tuesday to do more to help thousands of migrants risking their lives trying to get into the continent, saying they had to stop the Mediterranean becoming "a vast cemetery". | Video

Concordia finally heads for scrapyard after massive salvage operation

Jul 23 2014

GIGLIO ISLAND Italy The rusty hulk of the Costa Concordia began its journey to the scrapyard on Wednesday, after a two-year salvage operation off the Italian island where the cruise liner capsized two years ago, killing 32 people. | Video

Concordia finally heads for scrapyard after massive salvage operation

Jul 23 2014

GIGLIO ISLAND Italy The rusty hulk of the Costa Concordia began its journey to the scrapyard on Wednesday, after a two-year salvage operation off the Italian island where the cruise liner capsized two years ago, killing 32 people. Boats sounded horns and church bells rang as a tug boat slowly pulled the wreck of the liner, which was around two-and-a half times the size of the Titanic, away from the holiday island of Giglio, accompanied by a convoy of 14 vessels. | Video

Wrecked Concordia finally headed for scrapyard after massive salvage operation

Jul 23 2014

GIGLIO ISLAND Italy The rusty hulk of the Costa Concordia cruise liner began its journey to the scrapyard on Wednesday after a two-year salvage operation off the Italian island where it capsized two years ago, killing 32 people.

Costa Concordia almost ready for final voyage

Jul 21 2014

GIGLIO Italy (Reuters)- The massive hulk of the Costa Concordia is nearly ready to be towed away from the Italian island where it struck a rock and capsized two-and-a-half years ago, killing 32 people, officials said on Sunday.

Costa Concordia almost ready for final voyage

Jul 21 2014

GIGLIO Italy The massive hulk of the Costa Concordia is nearly ready to be towed away from the Italian island where it struck a rock and capsized two-and-a-half years ago, killing 32 people, officials said on Sunday.

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