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Stories with place: Rome
  • Italy marks 70th anniversary of anti-Nazi uprising story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-25-15 2:11 pm

    ROME - Italy on Saturday celebrated the 70th anniversary of a partisan uprising against the Nazis and their Fascist allies near the end of World War II.

  • Longtime Rome rabbi who welcomed John Paul II dies at 99 
    Updated: Apr-20-15 12:19 pm

    ROME - Elio Toaff, the longtime chief rabbi of Rome who helped set Judaism and the Catholic Church on the path to reconciliation after centuries of distrust, has died. He was 99.

  • Correction: Europe-Tourism Boost story story has photos
    Updated: Apr-16-15 6:41 pm

    LISBON, Portugal - In a story April 15 about effect of the weakening euro on tourism in Europe, The Associated Press reported erroneously that 10 million Americans visited Paris last year, and that officials hoped the figure would rise 10 percent to 11 million this year. The correct figure was 2 million U.S. visitors last year, not 10 million, and officials hope that figure will rise 10 percent to 2.2 million, not 11 million.

  • European vacation as much as 25 percent cheaper due to euro 
    Updated: Apr-15-15 10:05 am

    LISBON, Portugal - Vacations in Europe have a new attraction: the euro's steep drop in value is making the continent much cheaper for tourists from across the world, especially the United States and China.

  • Bidding race for 2024 Olympics starting to get crowded 
    Updated: Apr-13-15 1:18 pm

    LONDON - Even though the race hasn't officially started, the field for the 2024 Olympics is getting more crowded by the day.

  • Pope's sex abuse advisors meet in Rome over Chile bishop 
    Updated: Apr-12-15 5:07 pm

    VATICAN CITY - Four members of Pope Francis' sex abuse advisory commission traveled to Rome on Sunday to voice their concerns in person about Francis' appointment of a Chilean bishop accused of covering up for the country's most notorious molester.