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Rescue operations continue in the province of L’Aquila after an earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale devastated the area on 6 April. As of 14.00 on 7 April prime minister Silvio Berlusconi said the death...
Twenty-seven people, including five children, are confirmed dead and over 30 are missing after an earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale hit the Abruzzo region in the early hours of 6 April. However, the death tol...
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Ninety-two people confirmed dead, 1,500 injured and over 70,000 displaced: this is the provisional toll as of 17.00 on 6 April of the violent earthquake which devastated large parts of the province of L’Aquila in t...
On 10 February the Colosseum will be illuminated in memory of Eluana Englaro, who passed away on 9 February at 20.10 after 17 years in a persistent vegetative state following a car accident. Feeding tubes keeping her ali...
25 November marks the international day for the elimination of violence against women. To commemorate the occasion, over 50,000 people marched on Rome
Part of the ex-Fiera di Roma on Via Cristoforo Colombo will be used to shelter the homeless from the cold winter nights, replacing the tent which has been erected in the Castel S. Angelo area for the past few years. Thr...
In Italy the gap between rich and poor has grown by 33 per cent over the last two decades according to
On 17 October young and old will be sleeping rough in towns and cities across Italy to mark the United Nation
16 October will see a host of events around the capital to coincide with World Food Day, a worldwide event declared by Rome-based Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nation (FAO) to call attention to the plig...
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) opens the 2008 high-level conference on world food security in Rome 3-5 June to discuss the implications of climate change and bioenergy on the world food supply. Over 35 wor...
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Christian charities Caritas and the Community of S. Egidio have signed a deal to give free funerals to 50 of the city
Christian charities Caritas and the Community of S. Egidio have signed a deal to give free funerals to 50 of the city
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