It has been two years since a devastating 6.2 earthquake leveled parts of central Italy.
When Italy’s Fiat-affiliated Juventus soccer team snapped up star Cristiano Ronaldo in July for a whopping $34 million a year–net– it made big headlines.
The World Cup soccer championship held here in Russia has been celebrated as a huge success, and President Vladimir Putin said he hoped the hospitality and openness on display here will have dispelled some of the “myths and prejudices” about the country.
Pope Francis has called the separation of migrant children from their parents “contrary to our Catholic values and immoral.”
President Trump is taking the U.S. out of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, but he expressed confidence that the Islamic Republic will, despite its protestations to the contrary, want to come back to the negotiating table.
Farid Benyettou is trying to rebuild his life.
U.S., European, Russian and Arab analysts at a conference in Rome, while pondering the best “security architecture” for the Middle East, admitted — or at least some of them did — that talk of the necessity for a “political,” as opposed to “military,” solution for Syria is somewhat flawed given facts already on the ground.
Sunday is Election Day in Russia, and the Golos call-in center is a beehive of activity.
Luigi Di Maio announced triumphantly on Monday that “the Citizens’ Republic” starts right now.