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Ebola outbreak 2014

Currently 42 US soldiers in quarantine at a complex in Vicenza, Italy - @NBCNews

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Ebola outbreak 2014

White House's Josh Earnest: Department of Defense's policy on isolating returning personnel in Italy 'has not been settled yet' - @eilperin


Ebola outbreak 2014

More: Pentagon says dozens more troops will be isolated in Italy in coming days as they rotate out of West Africa - @Reuters

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Pentagon: US military isolates troops returning from West Africa at Italy base 'out of an abundance of caution'; none of dozen being monitored have shown symptoms of exposure to Ebola - @Reuters

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Italy's top court clears fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana in tax evasion case - @Reuters

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Italy's financial police say 2 Rome businessmen led a fraud ring that they believe defrauded the state out of $2.2 billion in taxes - @AFP

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same-sex marriage

Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino registers 16 marriages carried out abroad between same-sex couples, in defiance of Italian law - @AFP

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Britain's BSkyB, in the process of buying pay-TV companies in Germany and Italy, posts slightly better than expected Q1 profits - @Reuters

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Ebola outbreak 2014

White House: President Obama spoke with British Prime Minister David Cameron, French President François Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi about Ebola outbreak; Obama stressed need for increased assistance for Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea - statement

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Ebola outbreak 2014

President Obama urged leaders of UK, France, Germany, Japan and Italy to 'make more significant contributions' to fight against Ebola, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says - @OKnox

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Italian stocks drop 4.4%, Greek stocks slide 6.3% in European selloff - @MarketsTicker

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Ebola outbreak 2014

White House: President Obama to hold video conference Wednesday with British, French, German, and Italian leaders to discuss the Ebola epidemic, other international issues - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko says he will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Italy next week - @AFP

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Genoa, Liguria, IT

At least 1 person in Genoa has died after the Bisagno river burst its banks following days of heavy rainfall in northwestern Italy - @SkyNews

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United Kingdom

Divorces granted to at least 180 Italian couples in UK courts declared void after widespread fraud uncovered - @BBCBreaking

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Top Iraqi Kurdish security official Helgurd Hikmet says his forces have begun receiving training to fight Islamic State militants from western allies including the US, France, Italy and Germany - @AP

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Scotland's independence referendum

Former Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta has warned that Scotland voting for independence would be a 'disaster' for Britain and the EU - @BBCNews

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International Organization for Migration

Survivors of a shipwrecked migrant boat that set off from Egypt estimate as many as 500 aboard could have died after traffickers rammed and sank their boat in the Mediterranean last week, the International Organization for Migration says; according to the survivors, those making crossing to Europe were Syrian, Palestinian, Egyptian and Sudanese - @AFP

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Fogliano Redipuglia, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, IT

Speaking during the homily of a Mass at Italy's largest war memorial, in Fogliano Redipuglia, Pope Francis says the spate of conflicts around the globe today are effectively a 'piecemeal' 3rd World War - @Reuters

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Photo: Tony-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris married his partner of more than 10 years, David Burtka, in Italy on Saturday - @eonline

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