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B. 2014-06-29 Italy finds bodies in migrant boat Pozzallo, Sicily
C. 2014-06-23 Police in Italy solve 105-year-old NYPD mob detective’s murder Sicily
3. 2014-04-09 Italian navy rescues over 1,000 migrants from overcrowded boats in a day Augusta, Sicily
4. 2014-04-02 Italian navy rescues 730 migrants in overcrowded boats Agrigento, Sicily
F. 2014-04-02 Stolen art 'hung on kitchen wall' Sicily
G. 2014-03-19 Italy rescues hundreds of migrants Sicily
2014-02-06 More than 1,100 asylum seekers rescued off Italian coast Augusta, Sicily
I. 2013-11-23 Mount Etna showers volcanic ash on nearby towns Mount Etna, Sicily
J. 2013-11-17 Etna volcano erupts, lighting up sky over Sicily Etna, Sicily


Police in Italy solve 105-year-old NYPD mob detective’s murder  Giuseppe 'Joe' Petrosino, known as 'the Detective in the Derby,' was a pioneer in taking down organized crime back in the early 1900s Italian navy rescues over 1,000 migrants from overcrowded boats in a day Map of Augusta Italy
Italy finds bodies in migrant boat Map of Pozzallo Italy


June 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jun.29  
  The Italian Navy has found about 30 bodies in a fishing boat with hundreds of migrants between Sicily and the North African coast
Jun.23  


April 2014 ... more > Top ^
Apr.9  
  The Italian navy said it rescued more than 1,000 migrants from several overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean
Apr.2  
  The migrants, who departed in two boats from North Africa, are being taken to a port in Sicily's Agrigento province, the navy said in a statement
  Stolen art 'hung on kitchen wall'   Stolen paintings by Paul Gauguin and Pierre Bonnard hung on an Italian factory worker's kitchen wall for almost 40 years

March 2014 ... more > Top ^
Mar.19   Italy rescues hundreds of migrants  Italian authorities say they have rescued more than 2,000 illegal migrants, many from North Africa, off Sicily's coast in the past 48 hours

February 2014 ... more > Top ^
Feb.6   More than 1,100 asylum seekers rescued off Italian coast
Map of Augusta Italy
  Patrol choppers saw the overcrowded rafts, and four navy vessels rescued those on board. The asylum seekers were from sub-Saharan Africa


year 2013 Top ^

Nov.23   Mount Etna showers volcanic ash on nearby towns
Map of Mount Etna Italy  Europe's most active volcano, has erupted again, showering volcanic ash on towns dotting the mountain's slopes and nearby Taormina Nov.17   Etna volcano erupts, lighting up sky over Sicily
Map of Etna Italy  Mount Etna, Europe's most active volcano, has erupted again, lighting up the sky over much of eastern Sicily and shooting up a towering column of ash Oct.26   Mount Etna volcano erupts; airspace briefly closed
Map of Mount Etna Italy  Mount Etna, Europe's most active volcano, has erupted, sending up a towering plume of ash visible in much of eastern Sicily Oct.15   Sicily declares migrant emergency  The governor of Sicily has declared a state of emergency because of the large numbers of migrants it is having to deal with Oct.3   Italy day of mourning for boat dead Map of Lampedusa Italy
  Italy is holding a day of national mourning, after a boat carrying about 500 African migrants sank off the island of Lampedusa
Sep.7   Migrants rescued from Italian waters  More than 700 people have been rescued in the last two days from boats carrying migrants and refugees off the coast of Italy, coastguards sa... Aug.10   Migrants die in Italy shipwreck   The bodies of six migrants apparently killed in a shipwreck have been recovered on a beach in southern Italy. May.25   'Mafia martyr' Puglisi beatified   More than 50,000 people have attended the beatification of Don Giuseppe Puglisi, a Roman Catholic priest murdered by the mafia in 1993

year 2012 Top ^

Jan.26   Freed aid workers arrive at Italy base
Map of Naval Air Station Sigonella Italy  Freed hostages Jessica Buchanan and Poul Thisted arrived at a U.S. base in Sicily Thursday, a day after being rescued in a U.S. military raid in Somalia

year 2011 Top ^

Sep.5   'Pavarotti's heir' Licitra dies after crash   Italian tenor Salvatore Licitra has died from head and chest injuries suffered in a road accident, crashing his scooter into a wall

year 2009 Top ^

Oct.3   Death toll from mudslides now 21   30 people were still unaccounted for in the mudslides, which occurred after a heavy downpour hit two days ago Jun.21 Mafia man arrested in Venezuela
Mar.6 Italy revives Sicily bridge plan

year 2008 Top ^

Dec.16   Sicilian mafia 'decapitated' by raid   Paramilitary police carried out massive arrests against the Sicilian mafia in Palermo, 'decapitating' the organization's leadership structur...

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.24 Firm quits Sicily to spurn Mafia
Nov.5   Senior Mafia boss arrested  The police have arrested Salvatore Lo Piccolo, the reputed new boss of the Sicilian Mafia, who had been at large for 20 years

year 2006 Top ^

Apr.11   'Top Mafia boss' caught  Bernardo Provenzano, considered to be the head of the Sicilian Mafia, has been arrested

year 2005 Top ^

Aug.6 Many die in jet crash off Sicily


year 2002 Top ^

Oct.29   Etna burns through forests
  Boiling lava has swallowed swathes of Sicilian forest, but towns are not at risk of being engulfed Sep.12 Sicily police hold terror suspects
Sep.6 Sicily rocked by earthquake Jul.20 Sicily train crash killed 8

year 2001 Top ^

Aug.6 Etna eruption visible from space
Aug.3 Etna ash closes airport Jul.28 Volcanic ash closes Sicily's airport Jul.27 New Etna cracks offer hope Jul.26 Army battles Mt. Etna lava Jul.25   Etna forces state of emergency   Mount continues to spew molten lava thousands of feet into the air. In Catania international airport has been closed Jul.21 Lava crawls towards Etna village Feb.17 Optimistic end to G7 session



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Sicily, 21st Century, Time by Topic
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2014
Italy finds bodies in migrant boat
Italian navy rescues over 1,000 migrants from overcrowded boats in a day
Italian navy rescues 730 migrants in overcrowded boats
More than 1,100 asylum seekers rescued off Italian coast
Police in Italy solve 105-year-old NYPD mob detective?s murder
Stolen art 'hung on kitchen wall'
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Italy finds bodies in migrant boat
Italian navy rescues over 1,000 migrants from overcrowded boats in a day
Italian navy rescues 730 migrants in overcrowded boats
More than 1,100 asylum seekers rescued off Italian coast
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2013
Mount Etna showers volcanic ash on nearby towns
Etna volcano erupts, lighting up sky over Sicily
Mount Etna volcano erupts; airspace briefly closed
Sicily declares migrant emergency
Italy day of mourning for boat dead
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Mount Etna showers volcanic ash on nearby towns
Etna volcano erupts, lighting up sky over Sicily
Mount Etna volcano erupts; airspace briefly closed
Sicily declares migrant emergency
Italy day of mourning for boat dead
Migrants rescued from Italian waters
Sicily declares migrant emergency
Italy day of mourning for boat dead
'Mafia martyr' Puglisi beatified
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2009
Death toll from mudslides now 21
Mafia man arrested in Venezuela
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2008 Your ad is here
Sicilian mafia 'decapitated' by raid
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2007 Your ad is here
Firm quits Sicily to spurn Mafia
Senior Mafia boss arrested
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2006 Your ad is here
'Top Mafia boss' caught
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2005
Many die in jet crash off Sicily
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2002
Etna burns through forests
Sicily rocked by earthquake
Sicily police hold terror suspects
Etna burns through forests
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2001
Etna eruption visible from space
Etna ash closes airport
Volcanic ash closes Sicily's airport
New Etna cracks offer hope
Etna forces state of emergency
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Etna eruption visible from space
Etna ash closes airport
Volcanic ash closes Sicily's airport
New Etna cracks offer hope
Etna forces state of emergency
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Optimistic end to G7 session

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