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Naples unites in grief over death of adoptive son Maradona

7:29pm GMT

NAPLES, Italy Fans streamed to Napoli stadium on Thursday to pay their respects to Diego Armando Maradona, grieving a man who achieved god-like status in the Italian city where he played some of his most sublime soccer.

'Adios Diego': World says farewell to flawed hero Maradona as emotions spill over

7:21pm GMT

BUENOS AIRES/NAPLES, Italy Huge crowds gathered to say goodbye to Diego Maradona on Thursday, and with emotions running high clashes between police and fans broke out near the presidential palace in the Argentine capital where the soccer great was lying in state. | Video

Naples unites in grief over death of adoptive son Maradona

2:45pm GMT

NAPLES, Italy Fans streamed to Napoli stadium on Thursday to pay their respects to Diego Armando Maradona, grieving a man who achieved god-like status in the Italian city where he played some of his most sublime soccer.

Naples unites in grief over death of adoptive son Maradona

2:09pm GMT

NAPLES, Italy Fans streamed to Napoli stadium on Thursday to pay their respects to Diego Armando Maradona, grieving a man who achieved god-like status in the Italian city where he played some of his most sublime soccer. | Video

Naples unites in grief over death of adoptive son Maradona

1:15pm GMT

NAPLES, Italy, Nov 26 Fans streamed to Napoli stadium on Thursday to pay their respects to Diego Armando Maradona, grieving a man who achieved god-like status in the Italian city where he played some of his most sublime soccer.

Defiant Venetians vow to stay despite flood devastation

14 Nov 2019

ROME Venetians on Thursday were adamant, despite millions of euros of damage from days of flooding, that they are determined to remain in their lagoon city no matter what.

Genoa blasts away remnants of tragic motorway bridge

28 Jun 2019

GENOA, Italy Italian engineers on Friday blew up the looming remnants of a motorway viaduct in the northern city of Genoa whose collapse last August killed 43 people. | Video

Controlled explosions demolish remains of collapsed Italy bridge

28 Jun 2019

GENOA, Italy, June 28 Six seconds of controlled explosions wiped out the remains of a collapsed bridge in the northern Italian city of Genoa on Friday, paving the way for a new structure to replace the ageing viaduct that gave way last year, killing 43 people.

Italy deputy PM Salvini urges truce in war of words over Atlantia

28 Jun 2019

ROME/GENOA Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini threw some support behind motorway operator Atlantia on Friday after a government partner vowed to revoke its toll-road concession, highlighting growing divisions within the ruling coalition.

Autostrade vows to rebuild bridge; stops short of apology

19 Aug 2018

GENOA Italian toll-road operator Autostrade per l'Italia pledged on Saturday to rebuild a bridge that collapsed in Genoa this week killing at least 40 people, but its chief executive stopped short of apologising for the disaster. | Video

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China wields patriotic education to tame Hong Kong's rebellious youth

Cua Chiu-fai is on a mission to rid Hong Kong's classrooms of what he sees as poisonous anti-China bias. His soldiers: mainly parents. He has recruited hundreds of mothers and fathers to monitor and report on teachers deemed guilty of filling their students with hate for China and urging them to take to the streets in protest.