Tag : Italy
Berlin Attack title : Berlin Attacker Dies after a Shootout With Police In Italy
summary : Berlin attacker Anis Amri killed in a police shootout near a train station in Milan, Italy. Amri was responsible for the deaths of 12 people and wounding dozens of others after ramming a loaded truck in a busy Christmas market in Berlin, Monday.
date : Dec 23, 2016 11:54 PM EST
Upper City - Bergamo - Piazza Vecchia - Biblioteca Civica Angelo Mai - European Union flag title : EU Warns Social Media Platforms To Act Effectively Against Hate Speech
summary : The European Union has very strict laws on hate speech. They have also been very involved on the social media platforms' role in addressing this issue. Now, EU's commission has issued a warning to Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube and Microsoft for failing to act quickly and effectively against hate speech online.
date : Dec 05, 2016 10:35 AM EST
iPhone user title : iPhone Users Are More Likely Female And Extroverted Than Android Users, A Study Reveals
summary : A recent study revealed some personality differences between iPhone and Android users. Researchers from University of Lincoln, Lancaster University and the University of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom have asked 500 participants about themselves and their attitude towards their smartphones. The data also showed that iPhone users are more likely to be female compared to their Android user counterpart.
date : Dec 05, 2016 09:00 AM EST
Refugees and Migrants from Middle East. title : Abused and Exploited, Child Migrants in Italy Dream of Better Life
summary : Isaac, a 17 year-old from Ghana, holds back tears and looks down as he tries to describe the six months he spent in a Libyan jail where he says not a night would pass without someone dying.
date : Aug 25, 2016 11:52 AM EDT
Earthquake title : At Least 38 Dead After Quake Hits Italy, Pope Francis Prays for Victims and Survivors
summary : A powerful earthquake devastated a string of mountainous towns in central Italy on Wednesday, trapping residents under piles of rubble, killing at least 38 people and leaving thousands homeless.
date : Aug 24, 2016 08:52 AM EDT
Pokemon Go title : An Italian Bishop Wants to Sue Pokémon Go Creators Because It’s 'Diabolical'
summary : We've seen reports of how Pokemon Go affects gamers. They have crashed cars while driving, got hit by cars while crossing the street, and robbed because they are glued to their smartphones. Now, an Italian bishop has threatened to sue Pokémon Go creators, saying the "diabolical" game turns its players into "walking dead".
date : Aug 20, 2016 11:31 AM EDT
Milky Way New Images title : Milky Way's Details Revealed in New, High-Resolution Map of Galaxy
summary : A spectacular, new view of the Milky Way was released by scientists Wednesday (Feb. 24), after an ‎APEX (Atacama Pathfinder EXperiment) telescope in Chile mapped the full area of the Galactic Plane visible from the southern hemisphere for the first time at submillimeter wavelengths, which is between infrared light and radio waves. Images show the distribution of the cold dense gas along the plane of the Milky Way.
date : Feb 24, 2016 12:31 PM EST
Pope Francis title : Pope Francis Says People in Weapons Industry Cannot Be Christian; Makes Comments on WWII, Immigration, Exploitation
summary : Pope Francis made surprising comments on Sunday directed at people who manufacture weapons or invest in weapons industries, describing them as hypocrites if they decide to call themselves as Christian. He also commented on the events of World War II, immigration, and exploitation.
date : Jun 22, 2015 10:43 AM EDT
Human Head Transplant title : Russian Man Volunteers for World’s First Head Transplant, but It May Be an Elaborate Publicity Stunt
summary : A man in Russia has volunteered to be the world’s first patient for a head transplant. However, some people have speculated that this may be an elaborate marketing stunt for a video game.
date : Apr 20, 2015 07:13 PM EDT
Amanda Knox title : Amanda Knox Trial Update: Italy’s Top Court Throws Out Her Conviction, Acquits Her of Roommate's Murder
summary : Italy’s highest court ruled on Friday to overturn the convictions of Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend in the 2007 death of her British roommate, Meredith Kercher, ending an eight-year legal process that has frayed relations between the United States and Italy.
date : Mar 27, 2015 08:40 PM EDT
Greek Ferry Disaster title : Greek Ferry Fire Leaves 10 People Dead; All Survivors Accounted for
summary : The Italian coast guard said that a Greek ferry caught fire on Sunday, which left 10 people dead and stranded 427 survivors, including 56 crew members. However, some of those rescued were not on the official passenger list.
date : Dec 29, 2014 07:25 PM EST
Amanda Knox Breaks Silence on Guilty Verdict title : Amanda Knox Breaks Down at Reinstated Guilty Verdict for Murder: 'Not Right, Not Fair'
summary : The case surrounding the murder of a British student is a never ending nightmare for her friends, family and former roommate, Amanda Knox. After being found innocent for the murder of 21-year-old, Meredith Kercher, an appeal case has revoked the ruling, and once again charged Knox as guilty.
date : Feb 01, 2014 10:49 AM EST