Two Marines Caught in Indian–Italian Tug of War

April 3, 2013, 7:44 pm

A diplomatic tug of war between India and Italy has two Italian marines in the middle. Having accidentally killed two fishermen, mistaking them for pirates, the sailors face [...]

Malaysia’s Footwear Tourism Industry Celebrated

March 31, 2013, 2:54 pm

Footwear tourism in Malaysia comprises a large portion of footwear exports that bring about $200 million annually to the country. MISF The 4th Malaysian International Shoe [...]

Amanda Knox Acquittal Overturned: “Painful,” Says Knox

March 26, 2013, 7:17 am

Amanda Knox acquittal overturned: Italy’s highest criminal court overturned the 2011 acquittal on murder charges against Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito. The murder case [...]

‘Degrowth’ Enters the Italian Political Arena

March 20, 2013, 6:06 am

Refusing to play at kingmaker, turning down 42 million euros in electoral reimbursements, and calling for the arrest of Berlusconi, Italy’s 5 Star Movement (M5S) has [...]

Italy's Grillo says Country "de Facto out of the Euro”

March 13, 2013, 2:07 pm

Since the recent Italian election where his 5-Star movement finished a strong third behind established parties,however, the world is getting to know former comedian [...]

Berlusconi in Hospital with Eye Problem

March 8, 2013, 8:08 am

Silvio Berlusconi, former Italian Prime Minister is in the hospital with an eye problem.

Berlusconi Sentenced but Will Not do Time

March 7, 2013, 7:57 am

Silvio Berlusconi sentenced Thursday to a 1 year prison term over but will not serve the time.

Italy’s Election: Lighting the Lamp

March 7, 2013, 12:58 am

On the eve of the World War I the British diplomat Sir Edward Gray is purported to have said, “The lamps are going out all over Europe.”

Past Pope Resignations: Reasons and Effects

February 28, 2013, 2:21 pm

Pope Benedict XVI is only the second pope in the Church’s history we know to have resigned of his own free will—several others have stepped down under circumstances only [...]

Pope Reflects on Weight of his Oath

February 27, 2013, 8:56 am

Pope Benedict XVI’s address at his final weekly audience on Wednesday acknowledged the seriousness of his papal vow—its “always and forever”—while describing the [...]

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