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L'Aquila: G-8 To Be Held In Italy's Earthquake-Stricken Town

Times Online | Richard Owen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Silvio Berlusconi said today that he would move the G8 summit in July from Sardinia to L'Aquila, the centre of the Abruzzo earthquake, and divert the ...

Italy Strives To Return To Normalcy By Repairing Artwork Damaged From Quake (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The April 6 earthquake in L'Aquila, Italy, damaged more than just homes and buildings, it affected the culture of the region. Old churches and school...

How to Effectively Manage a Crisis but Still Miss the Point

Nicole Stremlau | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nicole Stremlau

Berlusconi suggested that the residents leave the wreckage of their homes, and "go to the coast, it's Easter." His comments are a worrying sign of the disconnect with reality that power creates.

Italy Holds State Funeral For Quake Victims

AP | VANESSA GERA and ARIEL DAVID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

L'AQUILA, Italy — It was a scene that moved a nation: mourners clinging to one another and sobbing over neat rows of more than 200 coffins, some...

98 Year-Old Woman Found Alive In Italy's Earthquake Rubble (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two days after Italy's cataclysmic earthquake that has left 260 dead, a 98-year-old woman was found knitting in her bedroom. The AP has the video acc...

Berlusconi's Earthquake Gaffe Causes Outrage

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has caused outrage (again) for apparently making a disrespectful comment about the thousands of survivors of ...

The Earthquake in Italy

Luca Sofri | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Luca Sofri

For the whole night many people have been exchanging news on Friendfeed and Twitter, while newsrooms where still dark and silent.

Earthquake In Italy: Scientist Giampaolo Giuliani Predicted Quake Weeks Earlier But Was Muzzled

Reuters | Gavin Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME (Reuters) -- An Italian scientist predicted a major earthquake around L'Aquila weeks before disaster struck the city on Monday, killing more than...

Earthquake Rocks Italy (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A powerful earthquake has rocked central Italy, killing at least 90 people and leaving tens of thousands homeless, the AP reports. Ambulances screame...

Italy Earthquake Badly Damages Ancient Churches, Castles

AP | MARTA FALCONI and ARIEL DAVID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

L'AQUILA, Italy — Built as a mountain stronghold during the Middle Ages, this cultural gem in central Italy has withstood sieges and battles _ b...