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UPDATE 2-Activist Thunberg completes intercontinental dash to Madrid climate summit

06 Dec 2019

MADRID, Dec 6 Greeted by a group of singing young activists and the massed ranks of the world's media, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg arrived at the U.N. climate summit in Madrid on Friday, having taken a catamaran, train and electric car to reach the venue.

Activist Thunberg channels youth fury to U.N. climate summit

03 Dec 2019

LISBON/MADRID Teen activist Greta Thunberg reached Europe on Tuesday after a 21-day catamaran dash across the Atlantic for a United Nations summit where she will invoke the fury of global youth at politicians' foot-dragging over climate change. | Video

From prayer to boxing: Naples church offers jobless youths lifeline

20 Nov 2019

NAPLES, Italy Thwacks and thumps echo through the hallway of the 17th century church in a neglected Naples neighbourhood as 21-year-old Nico Rodrigues and 20 other youngsters go through their paces in the boxing ring.

Salgado's Amazonia photos beamed on Assisi basilica to warn of threat

23 Sep 2019

ASSISI, Italy Hundreds of people braved driving rain on Sunday night to see pictures of Amazonia by famed Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado beamed onto the Basilica of St. Francis and to hear him talk of the danger facing the area.

Italy mourns policeman, holds U.S. teenagers for suspected murder

29 Jul 2019

SOMMA VESUVIANA, Italy Hundreds of mourners, including Italian political leaders, packed a provincial church on Monday for the funeral of a policeman allegedly murdered by two American teenagers in Rome.

German migrant rescue ship captain goes before Italian court

01 Jul 2019

AGRIGENTO, Italy The German captain of a charity rescue ship appeared before a court in Sicily on Monday after she was arrested for forcing her way into an Italian port carrying migrants she had rescued off the Libyan coast.

Italian police arrest migrant-rescue ship captain after docking

29 Jun 2019

LAMPEDUSA, Italy Italian police arrested on Saturday the German captain of a migrant-rescue ship at the centre of a standoff with the Italian government, after she docked at the island port of Lampedusa.

Rescue ship's captain accuses European states of abandoning migrants

28 Jun 2019

ON BOARD SEA-WATCH 3, Italy The captain of rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 said on Thursday European states have no interest in finding a political solution for the 42 migrants aboard her vessel, now positioned off the Italian island of Lampedusa. | Video

Families' anguish still raw as Genoa bridge demolition to begin

07 Feb 2019

GENOA, Italy Egle Possetti has to avert her eyes when she drives past the remains of the road bridge in Genoa as she cannot bear looking at the place where her sister was killed along with her family. | Video

Leftist militant returns to Italy to serve life sentence for murders

14 Jan 2019

ROME Former leftist guerrilla Cesare Battisti, facing a life sentence in Italy for murder, landed in Rome on Monday on a special flight from Bolivia, ending almost four decades on the run.

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