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Protests in Rome as Nazi war criminal celebrates 100th birthday

ROME (Reuters) - Dozens of demonstrators, including members of Rome's Jewish community, protested outside the apartment building where the former SS officer responsible for one of Italy's worst wartime massacres celebrated his 100th birthday on Monday.Full story

Kazakh ambassador denies pushing Italy to deport dissident's wife

ROME (Reuters) - Kazakhstan's ambassador to Rome on Wednesday denied his government had pressured the Italian interior minister to deport the wife and daughter of a dissident oligarch in a case that threatened to bring down the fragile coalition government. Full story

French mayor's Hitler remark to Roma triggers inquiry

PARIS (Reuters) - A French prosecutor opened a preliminary investigation after a mayor was recorded telling a group of itinerant Roma parked illegally near his town that Hitler had not killed enough of them. Full story

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Italian police crack billion euro tax evasion ring

Pope Francis plane sets off for Brazil

Rome district bombed in war says Europe promises broken

Italy to revoke expulsion of Kazakh oligarch's wife

Prosecutors consider trial for ex-Vatican bank managers: sources

Pope chooses migrant-flooded Lampedusa in first trip out of Rome

Former Italian prime minister Emilio Colombo dead at 93

Italy's 5-Star ends losing streak to elect mayor in Sicily

James Gandolfini's body returns to New Jersey

Tens of thousands march in Rome against unemployment

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  Seagulls’ beautiful flight pattern over Rome

Slow-exposure photo shows seagulls’ flight path as they fly over the Italian city. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

  Hidden cameras catch baggage handlers stealing

Twenty-nine baggage handlers have been arrested at Rome’s Fiumicino airport and are accused of stealing from passengers’ luggage. NBCNews.com’s Dara Brown reports.

  Audrey Hepburn focused past ‘external,’ son says

Vanity Fair’s May issue is providing a detailed look at Audrey Hepburn’s years spent in Rome from a unique perspective: that of her youngest son. Luca Dotti speaks to TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie about his mother, talking about the photographic “treasure” he discovered in Rome’s Reporters Association ar

  Pope kisses feet of young inmates

Pope Francis took the traditional feet washing ritual a step further today as he washed the feet of dozen young offenders at a detention center in Rome today. ITV’s Juliet Bremner reports.

  The Week Ahead: It’s Senate Madness Time!!

President Obama returns from the Middle East, dissecting the GOP, if you like March Madness then you will love our Senate Madness and Andy is back from Rome.

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