Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte's right-wing coalition partner, the League party, has decided to yank its support for his populist government.
By Associated Press
Several migrants jumped into the sea from a Spanish rescue boat Sunday in a thwarted bid to reach shore in Italy, where the government's hard-line interior minister has refused to let the 107 passengers disembark.
By Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press
Italy's hard-line interior minister buckled under pressure Saturday and agreed to let 27 unaccompanied minors leave a migrant ship after two weeks at sea, temporarily easing a political standoff that has threatened the viability of the populist government.
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
"Flower Vase" is a masterpiece by Jan van Huysum, famed for his exquisitely detailed paintings depicting flowers.
By Frances D'Emilio, Gregorio Borgia, Associated Press
By Annalisa Camilli, Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press
The German captain of a humanitarian rescue ship with 40 asylum-seekers aboard rammed an Italian border police motorboat as she docked at a tiny Mediterranean island Saturday in defiance of Italy's anti-migrant interior minister and was immediately arrested as jeering…
By William Brangham
An extreme heat wave is gripping much of Europe, breaking records and causing widespread misery. Temperatures soared well over 100 degrees Fahrenheit in France, Germany and Spain. While the heat is coming from sub-Saharan Africa, some researchers say climate change…
By Jackie Shafer, WOSU
In 2015, a delegation of city leaders from Columbus, Ohio, went to Italy's Genoa, where they heard a performance of the famed Paganini violin. The contingent spent the next four years working to arrange a visit for the violin to…
By Graham Dunbar, Daniella Matar, Associated Press
International Olympic Committee members voted for the long-favored Milan-Cortina bid over Stockholm-Are from Sweden.
By Christopher Livesay, Alessandro Pavone
Perhaps no instruments are more sought after than those crafted by Antonio Stradivari, who died nearly 300 years ago. While a catastrophic storm recently wiped out a million trees in the forest where he found his prized lumber, modern instrument-makers…
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