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Channel NewsAsia
Italy to hold referendum on constitutional reform on December 4 - governmentis not due to hold a national election until 2018, but one could be called soon
Italy to hold referendum on constitutional reform on December 4 - government
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 hours ago
is not due to hold a national election until 2018, but one could be called sooner if Renzi's government were to fall and President Sergio Mattarella failed to find a stop-gap solution. (Writing by Steve Scherer; Editing by Cr... Read more
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Reuters
Italy to hold referendum on constitutional reform on Dec 4: governmentis not due to hold a national election until 2018, but one could be called soon
Italy to hold referendum on constitutional reform on Dec 4: government
Reuters / Posted 16 hours ago
is not due to hold a national election until 2018, but one could be called sooner if Renzi's government were to fall and President Sergio Mattarella failed to find a stop-gap solution. (Writing by Steve Scherer; Editing by Cr... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Italy to hold referendum on constitutional reform on Dec 4 - governmentsome recent opinion polls have put the 'No' camp ahead and Renzi now refuses to
Italy to hold referendum on constitutional reform on Dec 4 - government
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 hours ago
some recent opinion polls have put the 'No' camp ahead and Renzi now refuses to be drawn on his future, saying he does not want the issue to dominate the referendum debate. (Reporting by Steve Scherer; Edi... Read more
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Reuters
Grillo says he is back in charge of Italy's 5-Star Movementof 2018, but it could come sooner if President Sergio Mattarella were to fail t
Grillo says he is back in charge of Italy's 5-Star Movement
Reuters / Posted yesterday
of 2018, but it could come sooner if President Sergio Mattarella were to fail to find a temporary solution, and some recent polls show the 5-Star Movement is the country's most popular party. (Reporting by Steve Scherer,; Editing by Clelia... Read more
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Reuters
Pope offers comfort to friends and relatives of Nice attack victimswas one of the causes of terrorism. After speaking briefly, the pope descended
Pope offers comfort to friends and relatives of Nice attack victims
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
was one of the causes of terrorism. After speaking briefly, the pope descended from the pulpit and spent more than 45 minutes meeting those who attended the ceremony, many of whom were in tears. (Reporting by Steve Scherer; Editing by Andrew Bolt... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Italian minister under renewed fire for Fertility Day campaignministry hours after it was sent out. "There was supposed to be a different ph
Italian minister under renewed fire for Fertility Day campaign
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
ministry hours after it was sent out. "There was supposed to be a different photograph than the one that was used," Lorenzin said. "The person who switched the picture will be held responsible." (Reporting by Steve Scherer; editing by Andrew Ro... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Italians, Canadian kidnapped in Libyan desert - mayorof Italian firm Contratti lnternazionali Costruzioni SpA. The company declined
Italians, Canadian kidnapped in Libyan desert - mayor
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
of Italian firm Contratti lnternazionali Costruzioni SpA. The company declined to comment when contacted. (Reporting by Ahmed Elumami in Tripoli, Aidan Lewis in Tunis and Steve Scherer in Rome; Writing by Aidan Lewis; Editing by Andrew... Read more
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Reuters
Italy PM slams EU summit's conclusions on growth and immigrationhad made no significant progress in solving the EU's migrant crisis. "To defin
Italy PM slams EU summit's conclusions on growth and immigration
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
had made no significant progress in solving the EU's migrant crisis. "To define as a step forward today's document on migrants would require a form of fantasy, a verbal high-wire act," he said. (Reporting by Steve Scherer, writing by Gavin... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EU anti-trafficking unit denies turning back migrant boatsmigrant crisis, taking in more than 400,000 refugees over the past three years,
EU anti-trafficking unit denies turning back migrant boats
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
migrant crisis, taking in more than 400,000 refugees over the past three years, many of them saved from rickety boats pushed out to sea by people smugglers based in North Africa, mainly in Libya. (Reporting by Steve Scherer; Editing by Robin Pomer... Read more
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Swissinfo
EU anti-trafficking unit denies turning back migrant boatsin more than 400,000 refugees over the past three years, many of them saved fro
EU anti-trafficking unit denies turning back migrant boats
Swissinfo / Posted 10 days ago
in more than 400,000 refugees over the past three years, many of them saved from rickety boats pushed out to sea by people smugglers based in North Africa, mainly in Libya. (Reporting by Steve Scherer; Editing by Robin Pomeroy) reuter... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Italy government to decide date of referendum on September 26the government's flagship reform, which aims to reduce the role of the Senate a
Italy government to decide date of referendum on September 26
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
the government's flagship reform, which aims to reduce the role of the Senate and rein in the powers of regional governments. Opinion polls suggest the outcome is currently too close to call. (Reporting by Steve Scherer; editing by Agnieszka... Read more
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Reuters
Italy government to decide date of referendum on Sept. 26the government's flagship reform, which aims to reduce the role of the Senate a
Italy government to decide date of referendum on Sept. 26
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
the government's flagship reform, which aims to reduce the role of the Senate and rein in the powers of regional governments. Opinion polls suggest the outcome is currently too close to call. (Reporting by Steve Scherer; editing by Agnieszka... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Italy to open hospital, deploy 300 soldiers and doctors to Libyapeople-smugglers operate in Libya with relative impunity. They have sent more t
Italy to open hospital, deploy 300 soldiers and doctors to Libya
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
people-smugglers operate in Libya with relative impunity. They have sent more than 400,000 migrants in rickety and overcrowded boats to Italy since the beginning of 2014. (Reporting by Steve Scherer, editing by Crispian Balmer and Mark Tre... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Egyptian union head reported Italian student to police before murderby Italy's state energy producer Eni. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has also sou
Egyptian union head reported Italian student to police before murder
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
by Italy's state energy producer Eni. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has also sought to be Egypt's main political partner in Europe, offering to be "a bridge" to the region for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. (Reporting by Steve... Read more
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Swissinfo
Egyptian union head reported Italian student to police before murderBy Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) - The head of Egypt's independent union of str
Egyptian union head reported Italian student to police before murder
Swissinfo / Posted 17 days ago
By Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) - The head of Egypt's independent union of street vendors reported Italian graduate student Giulio Regeni to police a few weeks before he disappeared and was murdered, an Egyptian prosecutor said in Rome. The body of... Read more
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18d
Swissinfo
Italy court clears accused people smugglers, says were forced to drive boatsBy Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) - An Italian judge acquitted two men accused o
Italy court clears accused people smugglers, says were forced to drive boats
Swissinfo / Posted 18 days ago
By Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) - An Italian judge acquitted two men accused of people smuggling and murder, saying they had been forced at gunpoint by Libyan traffickers to drive a rubber boat packed with migrants last year. A judge in the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Italy breaks up ring smuggling Syrian refugees to Western Europesome 100,000 arrivals so far this year. Migrants have flooded into Europe over
Italy breaks up ring smuggling Syrian refugees to Western Europe
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
some 100,000 arrivals so far this year. Migrants have flooded into Europe over the past three years from the Middle East, Africa and Asia, fleeing violence and poverty at home. (Reporting by Steve Scherer and Gavin Jones; Editing by Alison Willia... Read more
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Reuters
Afghan asylum seeker's body removed from Italy quake rubblepasta sauce, the newspaper said. The festival was due to be held the weekend a
Afghan asylum seeker's body removed from Italy quake rubble
Reuters / Posted 21 days ago
pasta sauce, the newspaper said. The festival was due to be held the weekend after the earthquake hit. (Reporting by Steve Scherer and Antonella Cinelli; Editing by Catherine Evans) A general view after earthquake that levelled the town in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Afghan asylum seeker's body removed from Italy quake rubblein the annual Amatrice festival for its signature "amatriciana" pasta sauce, th
Afghan asylum seeker's body removed from Italy quake rubble
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
in the annual Amatrice festival for its signature "amatriciana" pasta sauce, the newspaper said. The festival was due to be held the weekend after the earthquake hit. (Reporting by Steve Scherer and Antonella Cinelli; Editing by Catherine... Read more
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Reuters
Italians angered by Charlie Hebdo cartoon showing quake victims as pasta(Note strong language in fifth paragraph) By Steve Scherer ROME French satiri
Italians angered by Charlie Hebdo cartoon showing quake victims as pasta
Reuters / Posted 24 days ago
(Note strong language in fifth paragraph) By Steve Scherer ROME French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, victim of a deadly attack by Islamist militants in 2015 for its irreverent humor, was criticized by Italians on Friday for portraying victims... Read more
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Rutland Herald
After months of delays, hotel opens at Vermont ski resortto the contractor. �We�ve been waiting for a long time, so we�re real excited.
After months of delays, hotel opens at Vermont ski resort
Rutland Herald / Posted 25 days ago
to the contractor. �We�ve been waiting for a long time, so we�re real excited. It�s very positive for the community,� said Steve Scherer of Leisure Hotels and Resorts, a Kansas-based management company that is now running Burke Mountain and Jay... Read more
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Boston Globe
After months of delays, hotel opens at Vermont ski resortto the contractor. “We’ve been waiting for a long time so we’re real excited.
After months of delays, hotel opens at Vermont ski resort
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
to the contractor. “We’ve been waiting for a long time so we’re real excited. It’s very positive for the community,” said Steve Scherer of Leisure Hotels and Resorts, a Kansas-based management company that is now running Burke Mountain and Jay... Read more
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Boston Globe
After months of delays, hotel opens at Vermont ski resortthe contractor. ‘‘We’ve been waiting for a long time so we’re real excited. It
After months of delays, hotel opens at Vermont ski resort
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
the contractor. ‘‘We’ve been waiting for a long time so we’re real excited. It’s very positive for the community,’’ said Steve Scherer of Leisure Hotels and Resorts, a Kansas-based management company that is now running Burke Mountain and Jay... Read more
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Swissinfo
Italian leader pours cold water on Fertility Day campaignBy Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) - Italy's prime minister on Thursday poured co
Italian leader pours cold water on Fertility Day campaign
Swissinfo / Posted 25 days ago
By Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) - Italy's prime minister on Thursday poured cold water on a campaign promoted by his health minister aimed at convincing couples to have more children. "I don't know of any of my friends who had kids after they saw... Read more
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Swissinfo
Calm seas, Libya's lawless state open door for migrant flowsBy Steve Scherer and Ahmed Elumami ROME/TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Calmer seas and Li
Calm seas, Libya's lawless state open door for migrant flows
Swissinfo / Posted 26 days ago
By Steve Scherer and Ahmed Elumami ROME/TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Calmer seas and Libya's lawlessness have again opened the way for smugglers to ship thousands of migrants across the Mediterranean in days, in a striking reminder of how far Europe is from... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Pope to oversee migration issues in shakeup of Vatican officesurged Catholic parishes in Europe to host them, with limited success. In April
Pope to oversee migration issues in shakeup of Vatican offices
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
urged Catholic parishes in Europe to host them, with limited success. In April, after visiting a migrant camp in Greece, the pope brought three families of Syrian refugees back to Rome with him. (Reporting by Steve Scherer; Editing by Robin Pomer... Read more
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Reuters
Italy to hold mass funeral as search for bodies continuesand susceptible to earthquake damage. Almost 30 people died in earthquakes in
Italy to hold mass funeral as search for bodies continues
Reuters / Posted 27 days ago
and susceptible to earthquake damage. Almost 30 people died in earthquakes in northern Italy in 2012 and more than 300 in the city of L'Aquila in 2009. (Additional reporting by Antonella Cinelli; writing by Steve Scherer; editing by Andrew... Read more
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Swissinfo
Italy quake death toll hits 281, state funeral plannedBy Steve Scherer and Gabriele Pileri PESCARA DEL TRONTO, Italy (Reuters) - Hop
Italy quake death toll hits 281, state funeral planned
Swissinfo / Posted a month ago
By Steve Scherer and Gabriele Pileri PESCARA DEL TRONTO, Italy (Reuters) - Hopes of finding more survivors from Italy's powerful earthquake faded on Friday, with the death toll rising to 281 and the rescue operation in some of the stricken areas... Read more
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Reuters
Italy's earthquake shakes even the deadbut now most of its homes are empty and are used during the holidays by the you
Italy's earthquake shakes even the dead
Reuters / Posted a month ago
but now most of its homes are empty and are used during the holidays by the younger generations of families that have lived in the area for hundreds of years. (Reporting by Steve Scherer, writing by Giulia Segreti; Editing by Richard B... Read more
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Swissinfo
Italy quake death toll hits 278, state funeral plannedBy Steve Scherer and Gabriele Pileri PESCARA DEL TRONTO, Italy (Reuters) - Hop
Italy quake death toll hits 278, state funeral planned
Swissinfo / Posted a month ago
By Steve Scherer and Gabriele Pileri PESCARA DEL TRONTO, Italy (Reuters) - Hopes of finding more survivors from Italy's powerful earthquake faded on Friday, with the death toll rising to 278 and the rescue operation in some of the stricken areas... Read more
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Swissinfo
Italy quake death toll hits 268, state funeral plannedBy Steve Scherer and Gabriele Pileri PESCARA DEL TRONTO, Italy (Reuters) - Hop
Italy quake death toll hits 268, state funeral planned
Swissinfo / Posted a month ago
By Steve Scherer and Gabriele Pileri PESCARA DEL TRONTO, Italy (Reuters) - Hopes of finding more survivors from Italy's powerful earthquake faded on Friday, with the death toll rising to 268 and the rescue operation in some of the stricken areas... Read more
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Swissinfo
Italy quake death toll hits 267, state funeral plannedBy Steve Scherer and Gabriele Pileri PESCARA DEL TRONTO, Italy (Reuters) - Hop
Italy quake death toll hits 267, state funeral planned
Swissinfo / Posted a month ago
By Steve Scherer and Gabriele Pileri PESCARA DEL TRONTO, Italy (Reuters) - Hopes of finding more survivors faded on Friday three days after a powerful earthquake hit central Italy, with the death toll rising to 267 and the rescue operation in some... Read more
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Swissinfo
Number of dead in Italy quake climbs, first funerals to be heldBy Steve Scherer and Gabriele Pileri AMATRICE, Italy (Reuters) - The number of
Number of dead in Italy quake climbs, first funerals to be held
Swissinfo / Posted 1 months ago
By Steve Scherer and Gabriele Pileri AMATRICE, Italy (Reuters) - The number of people killed in an earthquake that flattened parts of central Italy rose to 267 on Friday as rescue workers pulled more bodies from mounds of debris and families... Read more
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Swissinfo
Italy quake toll hits 250 as rescuers search flattened townsBy Steve Scherer and Gabriele Pileri AMATRICE, Italy (Reuters) - The death tol
Italy quake toll hits 250 as rescuers search flattened towns
Swissinfo / Posted 1 months ago
By Steve Scherer and Gabriele Pileri AMATRICE, Italy (Reuters) - The death toll from a devastating earthquake in central Italy climbed to at least 250 on Thursday and could rise further with rescue teams working for a second day to try to find... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Italian quake death toll nears 250 as rescuers search demolished...country's most deadly earthquake since the start of the 20th century came in 19
Italian quake death toll nears 250 as rescuers search demolished...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 1 months ago
country's most deadly earthquake since the start of the 20th century came in 1908, when an earthquake followed by a tsunami killed an estimated 80,000 people in the southern regions of Reggio Calabria and Sicily. By Steve Scherer and Gabriele Pi... Read more
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Swissinfo
Italy quake death toll hits 250 as rescuers search demolished townsBy Steve Scherer and Gabriele Pileri AMATRICE, Italy (Reuters) - The death tol
Italy quake death toll hits 250 as rescuers search demolished towns
Swissinfo / Posted 1 months ago
By Steve Scherer and Gabriele Pileri AMATRICE, Italy (Reuters) - The death toll from a devastating earthquake in central Italy climbed to at least 250 on Thursday and could rise further with rescue teams working for a second day to try to find... Read more
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