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95-year-old Italian film director leaps to his death


December 1st, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 1 (IANS/AKI) Mario Monicelli, a celebrated Italian film director, took his own life by leaping from the fifth-floor balcony of a Rome hospital where he was being treated for ... Read more...

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Film producer Dino De Laurentiis dies at 91


November 12th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Legendary producer Dino De Laurentiis has passed away in Los Angeles aged 91.His daughter Raffaella De Laurentiis said in a statement that her father was surrounded by family ... Read more...

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Mismanagement caused Pompeii disaster: Italian minister


November 11th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 11 (IANS/AKI) The collapse of an important building at Pompeii is a sign of mismanagement, not underfunding, according to Italian culture minister Sandro Bondi who addressed Parliament in Rome Wednesday ... Read more...

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Berlusconi an embarrassment to Italy, says former deputy


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 02 (ANI): Silvio Berlusconi's alleged intervention to free a teenage belly dancer from police custody is an embarrassment to Italy that should force his resignation, according to former deputy.Gianfranco Fini, ... Read more...

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U2s Bono awarded Nobel ”Man of Peace” prize


December 13th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): Irish rocker Bono has been honoured with the annual Nobel Man of Peace prize for his efforts to tackle African debt, poverty and disease.The event, which was ... Read more...

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Pope receives ex-hostage Betancourt


September 1st, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Castel Gandolfo (Italy), Sep 1 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI Monday received former hostage Ingrid Betancourt, who since she was liberated in July, had expressed a desire to thank the pontiff in ... Read more...

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Berlusconi to make comeback as Italy premier


April 15th, 2008 - 8:19 am ICT by admin
DPA Rome, April 15 (DPA) Italian media tycoon Silvio Berlusconi, 71, was expected to be appointed prime minister of Italy for a third time after his centre-right coalition won the country's general election ... Read more...

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Berlusconi ahead in Italian elections


April 15th, 2008 - 12:05 am ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Rome, April 14 (DPA) Silvio Berlusconi's centre-right coalition was Monday credited with a narrow lead of just under five percent over Walter Veltroni's Democratic Party in Italy's general election, according to preliminary ... Read more...

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Centre-right coalition marginally ahead in Italian elections


April 14th, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by admin
DPA Rome, April 14 (DPA) Silvio Berlusconi's centre-right coalition enjoyed a narrow lead over Walter Veltroni's centre-left Democratic Party in Italy's general elections, according to exit polls published Monday by Italian broadcasters. Estimates ... Read more...

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Italians vote in general election


April 13th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by admin
DPA Rome, April 13 (DPA) Polls opened across Italy Sunday morning for the first day of parliamentary elections. Voting in which some 50 million Italians are eligible to cast ballots was scheduled to ... Read more...

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