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  1. News - World - ITALY

    Genoa bureaucracy blasted as unprepared for latest flood disaster

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:38am by Reuters

    ... vulnerable to natural disasters, from floods to landslides and earthquakes. Genoa, between the sea and a ring of steep mountains, is particularly exposed to severe storms and flooding. ...

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    Italian officials resign after earthquake convictions

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 10:16am by Reuters in Rome

    ... for not giving adequate warning of the deadly earthquake in the city of L’Aquila in 2009. The head of the National Commission for the Forecast and Prevention of Major Risks, Luciano Maiani, former ... for manslaughter after they gave what prosecutors said were “incomplete, imprecise and contradictory” statements about the risk of a major earthquake. The verdict drew warnings from both Italian ...

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    Italian scientists sentenced to jail in earthquake trial

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:59am by Agence France-Presse in L'Aquila, Italy

    ... earthquake in L’Aquila in 2009. They were sentenced to six years in jail in a watershed ruling in a case that has provoked outrage in the international science community. The experts were also ... among local inhabitants – particularly after a resident began making worrying unofficial earthquake predictions. Italy’s top seismologists were called to evaluate the situation ...

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    Mayor of quake-hit Italian city of L'Aquila quits after corruption scandal

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 11:29pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Quake city mayor quits over staff bribery arrests The mayor of the Italian city of L'Aquila, which was partially destroyed in a 2009 earthquake ... were placed under house arrest on Wednesday for alleged bribery linked to reconstruction contracts following the earthquake. Four more have been notified that they are under investigation, ...

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    Verdict expected in Italy quake scientists trial

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 03:22pm by AFP

    ... for underestimating the risks of a deadly earthquake in 2009. The case has provoked outrage in the international scientific community, with some commentators warning that any convictions would dissuade other ... tremors in the preceding weeks had sparked panic among local inhabitants – particularly after a local resident began making unnerving unofficial earthquake predictions. Giampaolo Giuliani issued ...

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    Italian scientists jailed for underestimating killer quake

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in L'Aquila, Italy

    ... manslaughter for underestimating the risks of a killer earthquake in the town of L'Aquila in 2009. They were sentenced to six years in jail in the watershed ruling in a case that has provoked ... in 2005. But Alfredo Biondi, the lawyer for expert Claudio Eva, had rejected his claim, saying: "While floods and hurricanes can be forecast, earthquakes cannot." Among those convicted ...

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    Survivor found in Italy ship crash, seven dead

    Posted May 08th 2013, 10:06am by AFP

    ... still searching the inky waters around the port. Others were using dogs trained to find people in earthquake zones to see if survivors were trapped under the rubble. Italian President Giorgio ...



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