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Rom

Passengers Foil Attempted Alitalia Flight Hijacking

Arrested on arrival at Rome’s Fiumicino airport – this man is being held in police custody after an alleged attempt to hijack the plane he was travelling on. The... Mehr»

Pope Calls for Peace in Ivory Coast and Libya

Pope Benedict arrives at St. Peters Square in Vatican City. He greets the faithful. At his public appearance he calls for an end of violence in both Libya and Ivory … Mehr»

Pope Benedict Exonerates Jews for Death of Jesus Christ

In a new book due out this week, Pope Benedict writes that Jews are not responsible for Jesus Christ’s death. Excerpts from the second volume of „Jesus of... Mehr»

Rome: Parcel Bomb Intended for Greek Embassy

Bomb disposal experts have disarmed an explosive device sent to the Greek embassy in Rome. A police official said the device bore similarities to bombs that detonated last week... Mehr»

Abend in Rom

Ein Flugzeug zieht eine Spur vor dem zunehmenden Mond, gesichtet von Rom aus am 23. Oktober 2010. (AP Photo) Mehr»

Kümmel Dich drum!

Wie kommt ein Elefant in den Kühlschrank? Ganz einfach: Kühlschranktür auf, Elefant hinein, Kühlschranktür zu… Wer kennt diesen Witz nicht? Die alten Römer hätten mit... Mehr»

Pope Benedict Marks Fifth Anniversary

The fifth anniversary of the election of Pope Benedict has been clouded by a worldwide sex abuse scandal that’s engulfed the Roman Catholic Church. In 2005 the world watched... Mehr»

Vatican Avoids Mentioning Sex Scandal

Pope Benedict the Sixteenth ended Holy Week celebrations in Rome with the Regina Coeli (“Queen of Heaven”) prayer. The 82-year-old pontiff said men and women are all... Mehr»

Vatican: Pope will Visit Rome’s Synagogue

Pope Benedict will pay his first visit to Rome’s synagogue on January 17, in what is being called an historic event. But the pontiff’s visit has sparked debate among... Mehr»

Dalai Lama Urges China to Save Tibet’s Glaciers

At a press conference in Rome, the Tibetan leader raised concerns about climate change and its devastating effects on Tibet’s landscape. [Dalai Lama, Tibetan Spiritual Leader]:... Mehr»

Silber für Spanierinnen

Diese vier Beine gehören den beiden Duo-Synchronschwimmerinnen (Foto 2), die heute in Rom bei den FINA Schwimmweltmeisterschaften die Silbermedaille holten: Andrea Fuentes und... Mehr»

Ab in den Tiber

Ein Teil der traditionellen Neujahrsfestlichkeit in Rom ist das Springen in den Fluss Tiber von einer der vielen Brücken der „ewigen Stadt“. Mehr»

Kunstliebend und griechenbegeistert

Im British Museum in London sind die Vorbereitungsarbeiten für die Ausstellung über den römischen Kaiser Hadrian, welche am 24. Juli 2008 eröffnet wird, im vollem Gange.... Mehr»