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New shocking video. Avalanche engulfs hotel in Italian ski resort
Январь 20, 2017
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New shocking video. Avalanche engulfs hotel in Italian ski resort

An avalanche in central Italy has buried a ski resort, leaving about 30 people missing and prompting a frantic rescue effort. Three bodies have been recovered, The Associated Press reports, but the full extent of the death toll is not yet known. Children are believed to be among the missing. Rescue workers who arrived at the...

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Hot news. Dozens feared dead in Italy avalanche
Январь 20, 2017
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Hot news. Dozens feared dead in Italy avalanche

At least 25 people, including several children, were feared dead Thursday after a devastating avalanche buried an Italian mountain hotel under snow and mud. As night fell, the prospects of anyone being rescued alive from the ill-fated Hotel Rigopiano looked bleak, with rescue efforts hampered by heavy snow that had blocked...

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Up to 30 feared dead in avalanche-hit hotel after Italy quake
Январь 19, 2017
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Up to 30 feared dead in avalanche-hit hotel after Italy quake

Up to 30 people were feared to have died today after an Italian mountain hotel was engulfed by a powerful avalanche in the earthquake-ravaged centre of the country. Italy's Civil Protection agency confirmed the Hotel Rigopiano had been engulfed by a two-metre high wall of snow and that emergency services were struggling to...

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Euro disaster: Basket-case Italy faces decade of austerity just to get back to 2007 levels
Июль 14, 2016
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Euro disaster: Basket-case Italy faces decade of austerity just to get back to 2007 levels

ITALY'S economy is around halfway through a lost two decades, following a slow and painful recovery from the financial crisis that still has a long way to go, according to alarming analysis by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Amid a surge in refugees, market turmoil and a slowdown in global trade, the Mediterranean...

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Italy train crash: ‘Twenty killed’ near Bari
Июль 12, 2016
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Italy train crash: ‘Twenty killed’ near Bari

Twenty people have been killed and dozens more hurt in a head-on collision involving two passenger trains in southern Italy, officials say. The two trains were on a single-track line at the time of the crash, between the coastal towns of Bari and Barletta. Emergency services are trying to free passengers from the wrecked...

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Italy ‘facing 20 years of economic woe’
Июль 12, 2016
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Italy ‘facing 20 years of economic woe’

The IMF has warned that Italy faces two decades of stagnant economic growth. Its latest report on the country puts growth this year at under 1%, down from its previous 1.1% estimate, and forecasts growth in 2017 of about 1% — down from a 1.25% estimate. The IMF says Italy will not reach pre-crisis levels until 2025, by...

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More than 200 bodies recovered from migrant shipwreck, Italy says
Июль 09, 2016
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More than 200 bodies recovered from migrant shipwreck, Italy says

Italian authorities have recovered 217 bodies from a migrant ship that sank off the coast of Libya in April 2015, the Italian navy said this week. Italian authorities have said only 28 people survived the disaster, which has been labeled one of the deadliest of the migrant crisis. Some 700 people were on board the ship when it...

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Italy elections: Big wins for Five Star protest party
Июнь 20, 2016
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Italy elections: Big wins for Five Star protest party

The anti-establishment Five Star Movement has made big gains in Italy, winning mayoral races in Rome and Turin, early results show. Virginia Raggi will become Rome's first female leader, in a victory seen as a blow to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his centre-left Democratic Party (PD). PD has secured Italy's financial...

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TERROR ON THE BEACH: Spain, France and Italy named as jihadi targets by intelligence chief
Апрель 19, 2016
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TERROR ON THE BEACH: Spain, France and Italy named as jihadi targets by intelligence chief

ITALIAN intelligence chiefs are warning of summer terror planned for the beaches of Europe by Jihadists posing as ice cream and T-shirt sellers. Popular daily newspaper BILD said on Tuesday that the BND — Germany's equivalent of MI6 — learned from its Italian counterpart of the Isis plots to bring bloodshed to...

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