Italy has started to bury its dead following a devastating earthquake that killed at least 290 people and left whole towns in ruins. The country has declared Saturday a national day of mourning
The Milan store will be operated by Italian developer Antonio Percassi, who admits that opening a coffee shop in Italy will be “a unique challenge.”
People smugglers reportedly rammed and sank their vessel, according to the International Organization for Migration.
These are not good days to be a former Tour de France champion on the roads of France. Spain’s Alberto Contador left the race after suffering a heavy crash in a wet and foggy portion of Monday’s mountain stage, five days after defending champion Chris Froome abandoned the race.
More than two years after it ran aground off the Italian coast, the cruise ship Costa Condordia is floating again. Salvage workers managed that feat Monday by expelling water from large caissons, the pontoons that are attached to its sides.
Pro-Russian rebels who had taken over an international airport in Donetsk have been pushed back, Ukraine’s government says. Violent clashes erupted Monday and Tuesday; at least 35 people have died.
Panama’s president on Monday expressed confidence that a multi-billion dollar Panama Canal expansion will get back on track after a European-led consortium threatened to halt construction unless it gets paid for massive cost overruns.
With the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons expected to on Tuesday unveil its final plan for how to rid Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime of its chemical weapons, NPR’s Tom Bowman has looked at how the deadly ingredients will be removed even as Syria’s civil war continues to rage.
In an operation that took 19 hours, the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia is now in an upright position.
The delay of more than 13 hours reportedly stemmed from suspicions that Edward Snowden, the former U.S. intelligence worker who leaked secret data, might have been aboard the plane.