Mar 23, 2017

Italy nabs mobster linked to Germany massacre

Italian police on Wednesday captured a notorious Calabrian mobster wanted over a 2007 mafia massacre in which six people died in the German city of Duisburg. Santo Vottari, 45, was captured in a tiny hideout in a flat at Benestare, near the southern Italian ...

Venezuela punches ticket to second round of WBC

Mar 14, 2017

Venezuela punches ticket to second round of WBC

Miguel Cabrera hit a tying homer and Rougned Odor delivered a go-ahead single during a three-run rally in the ninth inning that carried Venezuela past Italy 4-3 on Monday night and into the second round of the World Baseball Classic. In a one-game tiebreaker ...

Mar 3, 2017

Avalanche in Italian Alps kills three skiers, injures five

Italian alpine rescuers say three skiers have been killed in an avalanche in the northern Italian Alps near the French border that injured another five people. Milan Walter of the national alpine rescue corps says the group was back-country skiing when the avalanche was ...

Ready for a new arena in life? Rome's Colosseum seeks a boss

Feb 28, 2017

Ready for a new arena in life? Rome's Colosseum seeks a boss

The Colosseum, Rome’s ancient arena, is looking for a new boss. Italian Culture Minister Dario Franceschini on Monday invited candidates worldwide to apply for the director’s post, offering a four-year contract paying €145,000 ($152,000) annually to whoever gets the thumbs up. Up to €35,000 ...