Three people died and several others were missing in the water in the port of Genoa on Wednesday, after a container ship smashed into a control tower in a night-time accident.
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Italians hit by austerity and recession on Saturday prepared to take to the polls for an election that could reverberate throughout the eurozone, a day after a mass rally in Rome showed rising discontent.
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Italy's state statistics agency Istat threatened on Thursday to stop putting out any official data starting from January 2013 if the government goes ahead with budget cuts.
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The flood of secret Vatican documents leaked to the press, enraging the Holy See, aims to oust the Church's powerful number two and maybe to replace the pope himself, experts say.
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ROME, Aug 14, 2011 (AFP) - Italy's biggest trade union, the CGIL, on Sunday called for a general strike against the government's new austerity plans.
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A Milan appeals court Saturday ordered Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's holding company Fininvest to pay 560 million euros to rival media group CIR in a bribery case, a judge told the ANSA news agency.
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Former AC Milan and Juventus manager Alberto Zaccheroni has been named as the new coach of Japan, the country's governing body announced on Monday.
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Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is launching legal actions against media in Italy and abroad, including Britain, France and Spain, for libel in their coverage of his private life, his lawyer said on Friday.
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