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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:35:08 GMT

Italy migrants: Amnesty accuses police of torture  -  BBC News
A leading human rights group has accused Italian police of using violent tactics to fingerprint migrants. Amnesty International said it had 24 accounts of ill treatment, including beatings and electric shocks. There was no immediate response to the ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:16:24 GMT

Quake hits already battered central Italy  -  SBS
A strong earthquake has hit the same area of central Italy that has already been battered by a spate of recent tremors, but there were no reports of casualties or further serious damage. The US Geological Survey (USGS) initially measured the quake at 5 ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:09:29 GMT

Central Italy trembles again in new 4.8 earthquake  -  The Local Italy
According to Italy's National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, over 100 quakes of at least a 2.0 magnitude were felt during the night, particularly in the Marche region. The epicentre of the strongest, which took place at 1:35am, was between ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:47:50 GMT

Italian food in the spotlight; new perks for long-term stays; more to be thankful for  -  The Japan Times
The Imperial Hotel is holding “Festa Italiana” through Nov. 30 at four of its eateries to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Japan establishing formal diplomatic ties with Italy. The event is being celebrated at The Imperial Viking Sal, The Imperial ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:28:23 GMT

Amnesty: Italian police tortured migrants to meet EU target  -  EUobserver
Italian police tortured asylum seekers with electric shocks and beatings, human rights group Amnesty International says. EU pressure on Italian authorities to fingerprint every new arrival led to abuse at so-called hotspots where asylum claimants are ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:15:06 GMT

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang suspended by Borussia Dortmund over unsanctioned trip to Italy  -  Mirror.co.uk
Speaking after the victory, BVB boss Tuchel said of his absence: "It was very difficult to do without him. 2016 Getty Images. Aubameyang watches on from the stands. Borussia Dortmund via Getty Images. Tuchel was far from happy on the touchline despite ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:11:38 GMT

How Much Central Italy Heaved During its Huge Earthquake  -  Gizmodo UK
A new ground displacement map shows the dramatic degree to which the Italian landscape moved during the earthquake on 30th October, including an unfortunate mountain village that heaved over two feet. This past Sunday, a 6.5 magnitude earthquake ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:07:26 GMT
Drone video reveals extent of Italy quake damage  -  The Straits Times
NORCIA/CAMERINO, ITALY (Reuters) - Italy's fire department on Wednesday (Nov 2) released aerial footage recorded by drones flying over the central Italian towns hit by last week's earthquakes. No deaths or critical injuries were reported after the ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:48:49 GMT

Italy quake hits regional economy built on small producers  -  680 News
In this photo taken on Monday Oct. 31, 2016 cured hams hang in a damaged plant in Norcia, Italy. The earthquake in Italy this week has hit the local region’s economy where it hurts. The makers of prized hams and dairy businesses have seen their ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:44:07 GMT

BREAKING: Horror quake hits central Italy days after massive tremor  -  Daily Star
The tremor occurred just miles from the same region hit by a massive earthquake on Sunday. The quake, which had a magnitude of 4.8, was centred 32 miles (51.1KM) from the town of Perugia and was very shallow at just 6.2 miles (10KM) deep. Local media ...