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The oldest un-deciphered writing system in the world has eluded academics for years, but now a researcher is attempting to harness the power of ‘crowd-sourcing’ to solve this ancient riddle.
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.
ROME (Reuters) - Italy's government has called an emergency meeting with leaders of Alpine valley communities to try to end violent protests against a planned high-speed train line that threaten to spoil the 2006 Winter Olympics.
By Silvia Aloisi ROME (Reuters) - Blessed by the Pope, the Olympic flame for the 2006 Winter Games started a two-month journey across Italy on Thursday with torchbearers snaking past Rome's most famous monuments to cheers from tourists and residents.
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.
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