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European Union

European Banking Authority releases results of EU bank stress tests; finds Italy's BMPS would have greatest difficulty out of top banks - CNBC



French media giant Vivendi considering suing Italian broadcaster Mediaset for defamation - Reuters

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Milan, Lombardy, Italy

Video: Detonation of a suspicious package at the Piazza del Duomo in Milan, Italy - @gianlucaco

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Serie A

Juventus general manager confirms signing of striker Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli; reported fee of €94 million ($103.3 million) makes it the Italian club's biggest signing of summer- ESPN



Italian court in Palermo jails 3 Nigerian crime gang members for crimes including ritual murders, mutilation and rape in early 1990s - Reuters



Photo: Coffins for bodies of 22 migrants that died at sea off Libyan coast wait for disembarkation in Trapani, south Italy - @MSF_Sea

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European migrant crisis

Italian Coast Guard: Rescuers in the Mediterranean recover 17 bodies of migrants; rescue 1,128 others - Reuters

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Bastille Day attack in Nice, France

Italian officials investigating Tunisian living in Bari who spoke to Nice attacker Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel hours before Bastille Day celebration, sources say - Reuters

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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya

Court in Nairobi, Kenya, rejects appeal to travel from Italian athletics agent charged in doping scandal - BBC

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Photo: Firefighters responding to blaze in Elba, Italy - @denisemarullo

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European migrant crisis

Italy: Up to 675 migrants died in April 2015 shipwreck off Libya - Reuters

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Italian mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano, known as 'The Tractor,' dies in prison, aged 83 - BBC News


Trains collide in Puglia, Italy, July 12, 2016

Rescue workers continue to look for Puglia, Italy, train crash casualties as death toll rises to 27 - Reuters

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Republic of South Sudan ethnic violence (2011-present)

Italian foreign minister says military flight carrying citizens takes off from Juba, South Sudan, following unrest


Trains collide in Puglia, Italy, July 12, 2016

Italian PM Matteo Renzi expresses sorrow for victims' families of Puglia train crash - @matteorenzi


Indianapolis, IN, US

Body of missing airman Halex Hale from Middletown, Ind., found in river in Italy; Hale disappeared July 2 - WXIN

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Trains collide in Puglia, Italy, July 12, 2016

Italian interior ministry spokesman says train crash occurred around 11:30 a.m. on a single track running through an olive grove between the towns of Corato and Ruvo di Puglia - The New York Times

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Trains collide in Puglia, Italy, July 12, 2016

Death toll in the head-on train crash in southern Italy rises to 20, local official says - AP

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Guantanamo, Guantanamo, Cuba

US Department of Defense announces Guantanamo detainee transferred to Italy; 78 now remain at Guantanamo - @JasonLeopold

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Indiana, US

Italy calls off search for missing Indiana US airman after he disappeared in northern Italy - AP

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