• Italian
  • Italy has also sought to avoid open conflict with Libya because it has from 5,000 to 8,000 citizens working and living in its former North African colony, because it depends on Libya for up to 30 percent of its oil and because Muammar Qaddafi's government owes about 50 Italian firms about $600 million for completed work. (washingtonpost.com)
  • National
  • The Smith McLoud House , Italy Valley Methodist Church , and James Fox House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places . (wikipedia.org)
  • President Giorgio Napolitano headed Monday into his unprecedented second term with the daunting task of trying to find a candidate who can form a government two months after national elections left Italy with no clear winner and an increasingly discredited political class. (yahoo.com)
  • state
  • Tens of thousands of youths demonstrated around Italy today against the U.S. bombing of Libya, which has brought Italy to a state of war alert it has not experienced since World War II. (washingtonpost.com)
  • general
  • In general, Italy tends to perform better on indicators of non-R&D-based innovation (for example, it leads in Community designs). (oecd.org)
  • For those of us who track volcanoes and the hazards they present, the general consensus is that Mount Vesuvius in Italy is probably the most dangerous volcano in the world today. (scienceblogs.com)
  • government
  • The Craxi government has sought repeatedly to dissuade the United States from military actions against Libya out of fear that Italy would be drawn into a confict in the Mediterranean. (washingtonpost.com)
  • As one government official noted tonight, "We have been against a military solution because we have always thought that a military confrontation would be hard to control, and that if it went out of control it would be Italy that would suffer most as one of the closest European nations to Libya and a host to U.S. NATO bases. (washingtonpost.com)
  • form
  • On 3 May Fini officially endorsed GI through a video message in the faction's website and encouraged his followers to form a network of GI circles all around Italy. (wikipedia.org)