Tag: Italy

Red Cross staff to join migrant rescue boat in Mediterranean

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ROME — A France-based migrant rescue organization soon will be getting medical and other assistance aboard its charity ship in the Mediterranean. ...

Opera director Graham Vick dies of COVID complications at 67

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LONDON — Graham Vick, a British director who founded Birmingham Opera Company and worked in opera houses around the world, has died of complications...

Wimbledon runner-up Berrettini withdraws from Olympics

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ROME — Wimbledon runner-up Matteo Berrettini announced his withdrawal from the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday due to a thigh injury sustained at the grass-court...

Slingsby steers Aussies to bounce-back SailGP victory

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Team Australia skipper Tom Slingsby pulled off a tight maneuver late in the podium race to pass France and win the Great Britain SailGP...

Veteran France striker Giroud joins Italian giant AC Milan

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MILAN — Veteran France striker Olivier Giroud has left Champions League winner Chelsea to join seven-time European Cup winner AC Milan. ...

Italian club Spezia hit with 2-year transfer ban by FIFA

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ZURICH — American-owned Italian club Spezia was hit with a two-year transfer ban by FIFA on Friday for breaking transfer rules when it recruited...

Rare stone discovered outlining ancient Rome’s city limits

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ROME — Archaeologists have discovered a rare stone delineating the city limits of ancient Rome that dates from the age of Emperor Claudius in...

COVID-19 takes toll on Catholic clergy in hard-hit countries

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The coronavirus has taken a heavy toll among Roman Catholic priests and nuns around the world, killing hundreds of them in a handful of...

Vatican prosecutor seeks prison for priest in abuse trial

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VATICAN CITY — A prosecutor for the Holy See asked a Vatican court Thursday to convict and sentence an Italian priest for the alleged...

American midfielder Tessmann transfers to promoted Venezia

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FRISCO, Texas — American midfielder Tanner Tessmann transferred to Italy's newly promoted Venezia from Dallas on Thursday. ...