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By Crispian Balmer and Gavin Jones ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi vowed to resign after suffering a crushing defeat on Sunday in a referendum on constitutional reform, tipping th...
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The last living person known to be born in the 19th century is still thriving in the 21st. Emma Morano turned 117 on Tuesday and celebrated at her home in Italy with a big cake. She even blew out the...
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They were traveling towards Italy in poorly-made rubber dinghies.
There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
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As Europe shuts out refugees and migrants, this Italian doctor has been welcoming them year after year.
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The rate of recorded deaths in the Mediterranean has risen sharply this year, with more than 3,740 migrants drowning on their way to Europe.
Strong earthquakes hit just months after a quake killed hundreds.
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This post originally appeared on National Geographic. It's been a tough summer for many Muslim women in France who want to go to the beach. Even though France's highest court ruled that beaches co...
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The migrants were packed on board dozens of boats, many of them rubber dinghies that become dangerously unstable in high seas.
ASCOLI PICENO, Italy, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Weeping relatives hugged each other and reached out to touch the simple wooden coffins at a state funeral held on Saturday for some of the 290 people killed in...