NAPLES - Naples’ Public Prosecutor Office is considering the possibility of opening an investigation against yet unknown culprits for miscalculation, disaster and multiple deaths due to the damage caused by the earthquake that took place on Tuesday night on the island of Ischia.
VATICAN CITY - “It is not Christian to walk with one's gaze facing down, without raising one's eyes to the horizon." These were Pope Francis’ words on Wednesday in the Paul VI Audience Hall, where he promoted a message of hope, whilst also paying tribute to the victims of both the Barcelona attack and Ischia’s earthquake.
RIMINI - “Venice is the only city in Europe that has arrested four terrorists. They wanted to put a bomb on Rialto saying they wanted to go to Allah. We send them straight to Allah without the Rialto Bridge crumbling. If someone screams ‘Allah Akbar’ in St. Mark's Square we'll shoot.” These were the words of the Mayor of Venice, Luigi Brugnaro, at the ‘Meeting 2017’ in Rimini.
ROME - Major cities throughout Italy are being given an anti-terrorist makeover, from grey blocks of cement to plants popping up throughout the peninsula since the Barcelona attack. However, not everyone is happy with the so-called eye-sores being erected in some of Italy’s most beautiful sites.
VERONA - The bodies of Luca Russo and Bruno Gulotta, two of the Italian victims killed in the terrorist attack in Barcelona last Thursday, have arrived back home. A military aircraft carrying the remains landed at the Villafranca di Verona airport.