| Dec 13, 2009
| 2:22 PM
The embattled Prime Minister of Italy, Silvio Berlusconi, was struck in the face by a mentally disturbed man Sunday at a campaign rally in Milan.
According to authorities, the 73 year-old Berlusconi will stay in a hospital overnight for observation after...
| Dec 16, 2009
| 11:06 AM
ROME -- A young man with mental problems managed on Wednesday to reach the hospital floor where Premier Silvio Berlusconi was recovering from an attack, and police were questioning him, authorities said.
A Milan anti-terrorism police official said the...
| Dec 14, 2009
The weekend assault on Silvio Berlusconi has highlighted how deeply polarizing a figure the Italian prime minister is, as friends and foes dug in even more firmly Monday to their respective positions on his leadership.
Critics declared that, although...
| Dec 25, 2009
| 10:05 AM
VATICAN CITY -The Vatican will review its security procedures after a woman jumped a barrier and rushed at Pope Benedict XVI for the second time in two years, managing to knock him down before being pulled away by security, the Vatican spokesman said...
| Dec 24, 2009
| 4:14 PM
A woman jumped the barriers in St. Peter's Basilica and knocked down Pope Benedict XVI as he walked down the main aisle to begin Christmas Eve Mass on Thursday.
The 82-year-old pope quickly got up and was unhurt, said a Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Ciro...
| Dec 25, 2009
Pope Benedict XVI tumbled to the marble floor of St. Peter's Basilica on Thursday night after a woman tackled him on his way to preside over Christmas Eve Mass.
Benedict lost his gold-trimmed miter and staff when the woman grabbed the front of his robe...
| Mar 19, 2011
| 7:16 PM
Tripoli, Libya (CNN) -- The U.S. military has launched its first missiles in Libya against Moammar Gadhafi's forces, a senior Defense Department official said Saturday.
Earlier, French fighter jets deployed over Libya fired at a military vehicle on...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 6:28 PM
Warning that destruction could be on America's doorstep because it oppresses “God's chosen people,” Minister Louis Farrakhan, the controversial Nation of Islam leader, defended Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi today, calling the U.S. action in...
| Apr 6, 2011
Move over Monica Lewinsky. a new ... juicer scandal is simmering overseas.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, is accused of paying for sex with a 17 year old belly dancer, known as 'Ruby,' and 32 other women. Well, his trial was set to begin...
| Dec 20, 2010
Italian economist, architect of euro
Italian economist Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, 70, one of the intellectual architects of the euro and a member of the European Central Bank's first executive board, died Saturday night after...
| Dec 22, 2010
Beloved Italian soccer coach
Enzo Bearzot, 83, who in 1982 coached the Italian soccer team to its first World Cup triumph in 44 years, died Tuesday in Milan. He had been ill for several years.
Bearzot, a beloved figure in Italy, first...