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Milan (Italy)

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  • Silvio Berlusconi Jail Sentence Commuted To Community Service In Old Age Home

    ROME - Silvio Berlusconi has been ordered by a Milan court to spend a year doing community service instead of serving a one-year prison sentence following his conviction last year for tax fraud in a case pertaining to Hollywood movie deals done by his...
  • For Albina Shagimuratova, opera is a special kind of love and madness

     For Albina Shagimuratova, opera is a special kind of love and madness
    The sound of a woman descending into madness is rich and piercing — and oddly beautiful. In a quiet rehearsal room at the Los Angeles Opera, music director James Conlon gathers about half a dozen people around a grand piano. Among them is...
  • Move the horse crusade in Italy focuses on Leonardo da Vinci statue reborn in Lehigh Valley

    Move the horse crusade in Italy focuses on Leonardo da Vinci statue reborn in Lehigh Valley
    Eric Maurer of Blairstown, N.J., was still in his 20s when he was working on a small domed structure to be used for offices at a factory in Bath, back in the late 1970s. "This is exactly what I need," he remembers the late Charles C. Dent saying when...
  • 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...
  • Opaque airfares -- but do they work?

    Opaque airfares -- but do they work?
    Add GetGoing.com to the list of "opaque" travel buying websites -- this time, one that specializes in airfares. "Opaque" means you don't find out about the details of the trip until after you make a nonrefundable purchase. The current big opaque players...
  • European art beyond museum walls

    Europeans love to dress up the settings of everyday life, from their piazzas to their back lanes -- and they've been doing it for centuries. Climbing the Acropolis, communing with the druids at Stonehenge, strolling the Croatian shore in the shadow 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...
  • Seniors on the Go: Finding the best ski deals

    Seniors on the Go: Finding the best ski deals
    "Skiing is expensive," starts a new posting at Outside Online (http://www.outsideonline.com). Just in case you didn't already know. But Outside Online, along with several other sources of ski information, is right there with places to look for the best...
  • Indonesian designers defy stereotypes of Muslim fashion

    Indonesian designers defy stereotypes of Muslim fashion
    JAKARTA (Reuters) - As the world's most populous Muslim country, Indonesia has high demand for clothing that adheres to religious rules emphasizing modesty for women. But as the stylish, colorful and cool outfits at Jakarta Fashion Week showed, the...
  • Dealers deny knowing Strozzi painting had been looted by Nazis

    Dealers deny knowing Strozzi painting had been looted by Nazis
    The art dealers in Milan, Italy, who offered for sale a major Baroque masterpiece painted by Bernardo Strozzi that had been looted by the Nazis in 1944 deny that they knew of its illicit past when they acquired the picture locally in 2006. “When...
  • What's in Beijing smog? 1,300 microbe species, study finds

    As if it weren’t bad enough to breathe already, a new study has detected traces of more than 1,300 species of microbes in some of Beijing’s most polluted air. Most of the microbes detected by scientists were harmless bacteria that are...