Children among many feared dead in Italy avalanche

Jan 19, 2017

Children among many feared dead in Italy avalanche

Several children were among more than 25 people unaccounted for, feared dead, Thursday after an avalanche engulfed a mountain hotel in earthquake-ravaged central Italy. The national civil protection agency said the Hotel Rigopiano had suffered a direct hit by a 2-meter high wall of ...

Italian Riviera yacht blaze at dock claims three

Dec 30, 2016

Italian Riviera yacht blaze at dock claims three

Three people died after being trapped inside a yacht harbored on the Italian Riviera when it caught fire Thursday, firefighters said. Local media identified the victims as being German holiday-makers, two men and a woman. The blaze happened at Marina di Loano, a leisure ...

Suspect in Berlin market attack is killed in shootout in Italy

Dec 23, 2016

Suspect in Berlin market attack is killed in shootout in Italy

The Tunisian man suspected of driving a truck into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin was killed early Friday in a shootout with police in Milan, ending a Europe-wide manhunt, Italy’s interior minister said. Checks conducted after the shootout showed “the person killed, without ...