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Two Survivors Rescued from Sunk Italian Cruiser

Posted January 14th, 2012 at 8:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Firefighters have reached two survivors trapped in a cabin on the stricken Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia in the Tiranian Sea. The firefighters had made voice contact with the couple Saturday and found them in a cabin. At least three people were killed when the ship ran aground Friday evening off the northern Italian coast […]

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3 Dead After Ship Runs Aground in Italy

Posted January 14th, 2012 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Italian officials say at least three people were killed and several injured when a luxury cruise ship ran aground off the coast of Tuscany on Friday. That is fewer dead than first reported. Authorities say more than 4,000 passengers and crew members were aboard the Costa Concordia when it ran into trouble near the Tuscan […]

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6 Dead After Ship Runs Aground in Italy

Posted January 14th, 2012 at 3:40 am (UTC-5)
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A luxury cruise ship on a trip around the Mediterranean has run aground off the coast of Tuscany. Italian officials say at least six people have died. Several people were injured. Authorities say more than 4,000 passengers and crew members were aboard the Costa Concordia when it ran into trouble at dinner time late Friday […]

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6 Dead After Ship Runs Aground in Italy

Posted January 14th, 2012 at 12:50 am (UTC-5)
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A luxury cruise ship has run aground off the Italian coast. At least six people have died in the aftermath. Italian officials say more than 4,000 passengers and crew members were aboard the Costa Concordia when it ran into trouble late Friday near the Tuscan island of Giglio. The Italian coast guard says passengers and […]

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Italian Police Confiscate Illegal Fireworks Before New Year’s Eve

Posted December 31st, 2011 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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Italian police say they have seized large quantities of illegal fireworks in a nationwide crackdown ahead of Saturday’s New Year’s Eve celebrations. Police say hundreds of thousands of illegal fireworks have been confiscated during the month of December. They say fireworks have been seized in Rome, Turin, and Bari, but the bigger stashes are expected […]

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Somali Pirates Release Italian Ship After 11 Months

Posted December 21st, 2011 at 11:25 am (UTC-5)
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Somali pirates have released an Italian oil tanker and its crew after nearly 11 months in captivity. An Italian government statement Wednesday said Prime Minister Mario Monti expressed deep satisfaction with the release of the Italian-owned Savina Caylyn and its crew. The statement gave no details about the ship’s release, or whether a ransom was […]

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Italian Parliament Approves Latest Austerity Plan

Posted December 16th, 2011 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The Italian government has overwhelmingly won a crucial parliamentary vote of confidence Friday over an austerity package intended to help the third largest economy in the eurozone get its finances in order. The lower house of parliament voted 495-88 in favor of a nearly $40 billion austerity package Friday, with the upper house voting next […]

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Italian Parliament Approves Latest Austerity Plan

Posted December 16th, 2011 at 12:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The Italian government has overwhelmingly won a crucial parliamentary vote of confidence Friday over an austerity package intended to help the third largest economy in the eurozone get its finances in order. The lower house of parliament voted 495-88 in favor of a nearly $40 billion austerity package Friday, with the upper house voting next […]

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Italian Government Wins Vote on Austerity Plan

Posted December 16th, 2011 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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The Italian government has overwhelmingly won a crucial parliamentary vote of confidence Friday over an austerity package intended to help the third largest economy in the eurozone get its finances in order. The lower house of parliament voted 495-88 in favor of a nearly $40 billion austerity package Friday, with the upper house voting next […]

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Italian Parliament Set to Vote on Austerity Plan

Posted December 16th, 2011 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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The Italian government faces a crucial parliamentary vote of confidence Friday over an austerity package intended to help the third largest economy in the eurozone get its finances in order. The lower house of parliament was voting on a $39 billion austerity package Friday, with the upper house voting next week. Prime Minister Mario Monti’s […]

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