Tag: Rome

Uncapped Raspadori included in Italy squad for Euro 2020

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FLORENCE, Italy — Italy coach Roberto Mancini included uncapped Sassuolo forward Giacomo Raspadori in his 26-man squad for the upcoming European Championship on Tuesday. ...

EURO 2020: Italy transformed after World Cup failure

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ROME — In three years, Italy has gone from failing to qualify for the World Cup to a perfect qualifying campaign for the European...

Mancini drops Kean, 6 others from Italy squad ahead of Euros

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ROME — Italy coach Roberto Mancini cut Paris Saint-Germain forward Moise Kean and six other players from his provisional squad for the upcoming European...

Vatican issues a street art stamp, ends up getting sued

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ROME — One night in early 2019, Rome street artist Alessia Babrow glued a stylized image of Christ she had made onto a bridge...

EURO 2020: Fans back in stadiums but not in same numbers

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PARIS — With coronavirus restrictions easing to allow fans back into stadiums, there will be some atmosphere at last in the 11 host cities...

Pope moves youth seminary out of Vatican amid abuse trial

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ROME — Pope Francis has decided to move a youth seminary outside Vatican City, taking action before the Vatican’s criminal tribunal renders a verdict...

Italy orders trial for 4 Egyptians accused in student death

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ROME — A Rome judge on Tuesday ordered four high-ranking members of Egypt’s security forces to stand trial for the abduction, torture and killing...

Bad reputation: British Museum takes new look at Rome’s Nero

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LONDON — The British Museum’s new exhibition on the Roman Emperor Nero opens with a piece of fake news from the ancient world. ...

Rome band brings Eurovision back where song contests began

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ROME — Italy woke up Sunday to news that a glam rock band who got their start busking on Rome’s main shopping drag had...

Cricket gear donation brings joy to migrants stuck in Bosnia

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SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Joyful cheers echoed through an asylum-seekers camp in Bosnia this week as dozens of teenagers and young men put their daily...