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2005-11-19 21:02:39

By Robin Pomeroy ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi held a private audience with Pope Benedict on Saturday, amid concern voiced by some politicians that the Vatican has too much sway on Italian politics.

2005-10-19 13:35:29

ROME (Reuters) - Italy's international image is being damaged because of the government's refusal to ease strict laws on doping for the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, sports supremo Mario Pescante said on Wednesday.

2005-09-22 10:33:16

By Shasta Darlington ROME (Reuters) - Italy's health minister has halted the country's first experiment with the abortion pill RU-486, prompting accusations that the decision was politically motivated and not scientific.

2005-06-28 15:41:58

By Robin Pomeroy ROME (Reuters) - A heat wave in Italy has put the health ofone million people at risk and the government has warned thesituation could be even worse than the summer of 2003 when20,000 people died due to soaring temperatures.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.