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TURIN (Reuters) - The Olympic torch was diverted away from an Italian town on Wednesday because police feared planned protests could harm torch bearers and spectators, organizers said.
By Antonella Ciancio TURIN (Reuters) - Anti-capitalist protesters vowed on Tuesday to mount street demonstrations at the Winter Olympics and try to disrupt U.S. First Lady Laura Bush's visit to the host Italian city.
By Simon Evans SUSA, Italy (Reuters) - The Olympic torch was diverted away from two towns about 50 kms from Turin on Sunday because of feared trouble from protestors opposed to a rail development.
By Simon Evans SUSA, Italy (Reuters) - The Olympic torch was diverted away from two towns some 50 kilometers from Turin on Sunday because of feared trouble from protestors.
By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - Italy has done everything possible to prevent a terrorist attack during the Turin Winter Games but could still face small-scale protests and disruption, an Olympic security adviser said on Thursday.
TURIN (Reuters) - Some 370,000 tickets remain unsold for the Winter Olympics which begin on February 10, organizers said on Thursday. Around 630,000 of the 1 million tickets available have been sold with many of the top events close to being sold out.
ROME (Reuters) - Plans by Italy's cash-strapped government to cut financing for the Turin Winter Olympic Games have sparked outrage from the government's sports supremo and the city's mayor.
TURIN (Reuters) - Protesters blocked roads and railways near Turin on Wednesday to protest against a planned high-speed railway line connecting Italy and France they say damages the environment.
- Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
- To fire mitraille at.