The latest news on Italy
Italy's top criminal court vacated the 2011 acquittal of Knox and her former boyfriend.
MILAN (AP) — A Milan court on Thursday convicted former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi of breach of confidentiality for the illegal publication of wiretapped conversations related to a failed bank takeover in a newspaper owned by his media empire.
Italy must decide it's time to be a more responsible member of the European Union.
Pope Benedict XVI is resigning, and some say his replacement should come from outside Europe.
The pledge is already in Japan, and Norquist wants to bring it to Brazil too.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The J. Paul Getty Museum said Thursday it plans to return to Sicily a terra-cotta head depicting the Greek god Hades after determining it was clandestinely excavated from an archaeological site in the 1970s.
Outgoing Prime Minister Mario Monti has indicated that he is open to leading a centrist coalition in 2013 that will be a new third-party.
ROME (AP) — Rita Levi-Montalcini, a biologist who conducted underground research in defiance of Fascist persecution and went on to win a Nobel Prize for helping unlock the mysteries of the cell, died at her home in Rome on Sunday. She was 103 and had worked well into her final years.
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti will leave office in 2013, a move that will endanger the reforms that have been enacted in the country.
An election six months and an ocean away is of crucial importance to the global economy.