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Roman exhibit revels in Pop Art craze

BY : | 2007

A new exhibit on display at Rome's Scuderie del Quirinale represents a major collection of nearly 100 Pop Art works from around the globe.Curator Walter Guadagnini said the site's newest exhibition encapsulates the artistic trend that exploded in...

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Capsule can detect early stomach cancer

BY : | 2007

Researchers in Italy have developed a small capsule that can be used to detect early stomach cancer.The University of Urbino said the capsule is coated in gelatin to make it slide down the throat on the end of a nylon thread. Once inside the...

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Italian court upholds SS killing sentences

BY : | 2007

The highest court in Italy upheld the life sentences Thursday of three former German Nazi SS men convicted in absentia of a World War II massacre.Gerhard Sommer, 86, who was an officer, and Georg Rauch, 86, and Karl Groper, 84, both non-commissioned...

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Black Hawk crash in Italy, deaths reported

BY : | 2007

A U.S. Black Hawk helicopter carrying 10 people crashed near a bridge in northern Italy killing several of those on board.Italy's Avionews said the helicopter crashed near Santa Lucia del Piave.Reports vary on casualties, with police officials...

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Italy argues against EU migration limits

BY : | 2007

The prime minister of Italy suggested bolstering European Union rules against criminal behavior by migrant workers rather than limiting labor movement.Prime Minister Romano Prodi said the recent rise in crimes committed by migrant workers...

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20 charged with terrorist recruiting

BY : | 2007

A group of North Africans were arrested Tuesday in several European countries after a long terrorism investigation by Italian police.About 20 Tunisian and Algerian nationals were captured, 11 of them in Italy, CNN reported. The rest were picked up...

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Journalist Enzo Biagi dead at 87

BY : | 2007

Enzo Biagi, who was known as the dean of Italian journalism, died Tuesday of heart failure at the age of 87.Known for his watchwords curiosity and accuracy, Biagi penned articles for national magazines and newspapers, managed and presented the...

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Italian high court rules for smoker's wife

BY : | 2007

The highest court in Italy has upheld an award of damages from a tobacco company to the family of a man who died of lung cancer in 1991.A lower court ruled that British American Tobacco should pay 200,000 euros ($291,000) to the family of Mario...

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Italy's 'right to die' case gets new trial

BY : | 2007

An Italian man who wants to remove life support from his long-comatose daughter was given a new trial Tuesday by the nation's highest appellate court.Beppino Englaro says he wants to release his daughter, Eluana, from the inhuman and degrading...

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Italian cyclist Di Luca suspended

BY : | 2007

Italy's highest sports tribunal, the Judge of Last Instance, suspended cyclist Danilo Di Luca for three months for using performance-enhancing substances.Di Luca, 31, won the prestigious Giro d'Italia but was forced to withdraw before the start of...

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Pope: Food a universal right

BY : | 2007

Pope Benedict XVI marked World Food Day with a Vatican statement Tuesday calling food a universal right and blaming human activity for hunger.The pope said all countries should honor the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which included...

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Report: Abortion laws don't stop abortions

BY : | 2007

An international study reported in the British journal Lancet said abortion laws do not necessarily influence a woman's decision to have an abortion.Researchers from the World Health Organization in Geneva and the Guttmacher Institute, a...

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