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Italy Earthquake

Europe Approves $850 Million In Earthquake Aid For Italy

AP | Posted 11.13.2012 | World

BRUSSELS -- The European Union has approved (EURO)670 million ($850 million) to help Italy's Emilia Romagna region recover from this year's back-to-ba...

Schulz: Some EU Nations Take Italy Quake Money Hostage To Get Better Budget Deal

AP | Posted 01.12.2013 | World

BRUSSELS — The head of the European Parliament on Monday decried as shameful the delay by some countries in approving (EURO)670 million ($850.5 ...

Soothsayers, Scientists and Skeptics

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 01.09.2013 | Science
Christopher Brauchli

2012 has been a tough year for science. It took a direct hit in Italy, escaped, temporarily, in North Carolina and had a minor set back in Virginia.

Scientists, Risk-aversion, Earthquakes and Transparency

Michael Drew | Posted 12.30.2012 | Science
Michael Drew

Italy has convicted six scientists of manslaughter for not predicting an earthquake that killed 300 people. Consider that maybe that this was a failure of communication, or of transparency, rather than negligence. Not exactly criminal, but out of synch with our age.

WATCH: Scientists Condemn 'Appalling' Italy Manslaughter Verdict

Posted 10.22.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 10/22/2012 02:36 PM EDT on LiveScience Seismologists are condemning a manslaughter verd...

Delicate Mission Saves Chandeliers From Quake-Damaged Buildings

AP | PAOLA BARISANI | Posted 08.08.2012 | World

ROME — Experts from a Venetian island famous for its glass-making are trying to save and restore four century-old crystal chandeliers caught up ...

In Such a Tragic Moment It's Hard to Talk About Anything

Franca Sozzani | Posted 07.31.2012 | Style
Franca Sozzani

It really seems that our country is being affected by all kinds of tragedies. And for this reason I really cannot see why we should spend the public money right now.

Last Victim Of Second Deadly Quake Found

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 07.30.2012 | World

ROME — Earthquakes in Italy, like the twin temblors that claimed 24 lives this month in northern Italy, trigger a sense of terror and dread but ...

Another Deadly Northern Italian Earthquake

AP | COLLEEN BARRY and ALBERTO ARSIE | Posted 07.29.2012 | World

SAN FELICE SUL PANARO, Italy — Workers at the small machinery company had just returned for their first shift following Italy's powerful and dea...

Earthquakes and Bombs in Italy

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 07.21.2012 | World
Jasmina Tesanovic

It was a weekend of fear and mourning in Italy. Early this Sunday morning, an earthquake struck near Bologna. And on Saturday morning, a bomb exploded in front of a high school, killing a 16-year-old and injuring several other students seriously.

PHOTOS: Italy Earthquake Destroys Millions Of Dollars Worth Of Cheese

AP | ALBERTO ARSIE and COLLEEN BARRY | Posted 07.21.2012 | Home

SANT'AGOSTINO DI FERRARA, Italy — Cheese producer Oriano Caretti woke up to the shaking earth, and then to the roar of some 30,000 39-kilogram ...

Aftershocks Rattle Italy

Reuters | Posted 07.20.2012 | World

By Stephen Jewkes FINALE EMILIA, Italy, May 21 (Reuters) - Thousands of people in northern Italy slept in tents and cars overnight as ...

LOOK: Deadly Italian Earthquake

AP | LUCA BRUNO and FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 07.20.2012 | World

SANT'AGOSTINO DI FERRARA, Italy — A magnitude-6.0 earthquake shook several small towns in northeast Italy, killing four people, knocking down a ...

Italy Earthquake Kills At Least 3

Reuters | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

* Quake, strongest in Italy in three years, hit when most slept * Castle, churches, other cultural sites damaged * Up t...

5.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Northern Italy

AP | Posted 03.28.2012 | World

ROME — A 5.4-magnitude earthquake shook northern Italy on Friday, the second such temblor this week, but there were no reports of injuries or si...

Italian Scientists Who Failed To Predict Earthquake On Trial

AP | By NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 11.23.2011 | World

ROME -- Seven scientists and other experts went on trial on manslaughter charges Tuesday for allegedly failing to sufficiently warn residents before a...

The World In Photos: April 28, 2009

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here is the HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. Check back Monday through Friday for this HuffPo...

Pope Visits Quake Area, Urges Rebirth

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pope Benedict XVI has spent the morning in central Italy visiting survivors of the earthquake that struck on 6 April....

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...

Mafia Seeks To Profit From Italy Quake Reconstruction: Official

AP | ALESSANDRA RIZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — Organized crime syndicates have already moved into the central Italian region devastated by a quake this month and are looking to profit ...

Italian Jews Give Back to Earthquake Victims Who Helped During WWII

AP | ARIEL DAVID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

FOSSA, Italy — More than 65 years after villagers provided shelter to Italian Jews fleeing from the Nazis, a group of those who evaded capture r...

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...

Madonna Promises $500,000 For Italy Earthquake Relief

AP | VANESSA GERA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

PACENTRO, Italy — The Material Girl is giving something back to the land of her ancestors. Madonna has promised $500,000 to help victims of Ita...