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Milan (Italy)

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  • Italy: Convicted ex-CIA chief in Milan has been arrested

    ROME -- A former CIA base chief in Italy who was convicted in absentia in the kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric from the streets of Milan, has been arrested, an Italian Justice Ministry official said Thursday. The official, who spoke on condition of...
  • Italy high court upholds Berlusconi conviction, sidesteps ban

    Italy high court upholds Berlusconi conviction, sidesteps ban
    ROME -- Italy's high court Thursday upheld a conviction of tax fraud and a four-year prison sentence for former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, the first time that the media mogul and three-time premier has received a definitive conviction and...
  • Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday: A time to remember in Soweto

    SOWETO, South Africa -- In this sprawling Johannesburg suburb, a crowd  lined up to write birthday greetings on a huge poster outside the modest house that Nelson Mandela once called home, part of a national outpouring for the anti-apartheid hero who...
  • La Scala to lose conductor Daniel Barenboim

    La Scala to lose conductor Daniel Barenboim
    The leadership of the famed Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy, has entered a state of uncertainty following a report that the company's top artistic director will be leaving.  Daniel Barenboim, the musical director of the company, is stepping down in...
  • The Cézanne paintings' escape to safety

     The Cézanne paintings' escape to safety
    The surprise restitution last week of a major Baroque masterpiece looted by the Nazis in 1944 was a stunning finale to a remarkable story. Missing for more than six decades, the bravura painting "Saint Catherine of Alexandria" by Bernardo Strozzi (1581-...
  • Jewel thief Doris Payne, 83, pleads not guilty in latest case

    Jewel thief Doris Payne, 83, pleads not guilty in latest case
    Doris Payne, the 83-year-old woman with a decades-long history of jewel thievery, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges stemming from her latest case in Riverside County. Payne, whose capers stretched across the globe and inspired a documentary, pleaded...
  • Hollywood Bowl to up the intensity with Verdi's 'Requiem'

     Hollywood Bowl to up the intensity with Verdi's 'Requiem'
    Usually when you go to the Hollywood Bowl all you need to bring are comestibles (cheesy or otherwise), an assortment of beverages (white or red) and a blanket. When the Los Angeles Philharmonic plays Verdi's "Requiem" on Tuesday and Thursday, discerning...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Intrepido: A Lonely Hero'

    The economic crisis is tackled head-on in Gianni Amelio's "Intrepido: A Lonely Hero," and while the helmer ropes in topics including financial worries, foreign workers, corruption and ineffective unions, he can't resist adding injudicious amounts of...
  • Chic and classy Milan

    Chic and classy Milan
    They say that for every church in Rome, there's a bank in Milan. The economic success of postwar Italy can be attributed, at least in part, to this city of bankers, publicists and pasta power-lunchers. Even though I've been coming to Milan for a long...
  • Vanessa Hessler: International Star You Should Know

    PEACHY PRINCIPESSA Model-turned-thesp Vanessa Hessler, 25, is a regular Italo TV ratings-grabber via miniseries where her roles include a saint, several princesses and a girl from Kentucky who inherits an Italian castle. Movie-wise, Hessler, who is...
  • Go Away With ... Kim Vandenberg

    Go Away With ... Kim Vandenberg
    A bronze medalist at the 2008 Olympics, swimmer Kim Vandenberg is hoping to be part of the United States contingent that will compete at the 2012 Olympic Games in London this summer. "You never know what can happen at the Olympic Trials," says the 28-...
  • Go Away With ... Gino Strada

    Go Away With ... Gino Strada
    Dr. Gino Strada is the founder of EMERGENCY, a global organization that brings free health care to war-torn countries. Strada is featured in the documentary film "Open Heart," which is nominated for Best Documentary Short Subject at this year's Academy...