Cavani still dreaming of Napoli title
Napoli fans can rejoice knowing Edinson Cavani will still be spearheading their attack.
Sound reasons to fight Al Qaeda in Mali
Commentary: International action could forestall a protracted war.
Italy closes Libya embassy following Benghazi attack
An Italian diplomat's life is threatened in Libya.
What the Oscars missed: That other foreign film
GlobalPost correspondents chime in with their overlooked picks for this year's Best Foreign Film.
Berlusconi sex trial will not be suspended
An Italian court has said it won't postpone a trial in which Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is accused of having sex with an underage Moroccan nightclub dancer.
Costa Concordia wreckage to be cleared by September, officials say
One year after the Costa Concordia liner crashed in Italy, its wreckage remains off the Tuscan coast.
Vittorio Missoni, Italian fashion mogul, missing near Venezuela
Airplane carrying head of Missoni fashion house goes missing off coast of Venezuela.
Italian soccer team leaves stadium after racist taunts are leveled against African player (VIDEO)
Visiting team walks off Milan soccer pitch after home team begins "chanting like monkeys" at the team's Ghanian-German player.
Italian Nobel-prize winning scientist, Rita Levi-Montalcini, died at 103
Dr. Levi-Montalcini defied the Fascist regime in Italy and undertook critical cell research.
Mario Monti to lead Italy centrist coalition
Outgoing Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has said he will lead a coalition of center parties going into a parliamentary election in February.
Silvio Berlusconi ordered to pay ex-wife $48m a year
Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi will pay ex-wife Veronica Lario $48 million per year as part of a divorce settlement.
Italian elections may decide euro's fate
It's Monti vs. Berlusconi as Yuletide sparring launches campaign.
Nigeria: Pirates kidnap 4 crew members on Italian vessel
Nigeria's navy is hunting down pirates after they kidnapped 4 crew members onboard an Italian vessel.
Christmas celebrated by thousands in Bethlehem, while Pope speech decries Syria
Pilgrims lined for hours to enter the Church of the Nativity built under the Roman emperor Constantine in 339AD, which was constructed atop the grotto where Jesus of Nazareth was born.
Outgoing Italian PM Mario Monti considers second term, attacks Berlusconi
Italy's Premier Mario Monti announced on Sunday he may be ready to seek second term.
Paolo Gabriele, former Vatican butler, pardoned by the Pope
Gabriele, who was sentenced to 18 months in jail for leaking papal documents, has been pardoned and banished form the Vatican.
Italy: Parliament dissolved in preparation for snap elections
The Italian president has dissolved parliament, clearing the way for national elections in February.
2,012 words of 2012
Here are the buzzwords, the keywords, or just plain words, that were uttered time and again in 2012. This was an absurd amount of work. So please click on it.
East Coast port workers strike could devastate US supply chains
Longshoremen from Massachusetts to Texas are threatening to strike if disputes are not resolved by Dec. 29, potentially shutting down major US ports.
The Brueghel Dynasty
Having survived Tel Aviv, an eye-opening exhibit of Brueghel opens in Italy.
Italian PM Mario Monti expected to resign today after budget debate
Monti announced his plans to quit earlier this month after the People of Freedom party withdrew its support for the government.
Pope retweeted more than Justin Bieber, Vatican says
The Vatican newspaper said the Pope had 2.1 million Twitter followers, just eight days after sending his first tweet.
Silvio Berlusconi, 76, announces engagement to girlfriend Francesca Pascale, 27
Silvio Berlusconi, the former Italian prime minister, has announced his engagement to his 27-year-old girlfriend Francesca Pascale.
Italian stuffed capon
Cappone ripieno, a typical Christmas Day lunch.
Pope sends first tweet from personal handle @Pontifex
Pope Benedict XVI hit 1 million followers before sending his first tweet Wednesday morning.
Mario Monti in talks to run for Italian PM
Mario Monti is being urged to campaign and go beyond his unelected technocrat status.
Guess who’s back?
Berlusconi’s return casts shadow over Europe’s Nobel moment.
Italian stocks fall as Prime Minister Mario Monti resigns
News that Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti plans to resign saw Italian stocks fall sharply.
Silvio Berlusconi is back: Ex-PM confirms he'll run again
Italy's former prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, has ended months of speculation and announced that he'll run for office for another time.
Daimler delivers new 'Popemobile' to Pope Benedict
German automaker Daimler has delivered a new 'Popemobile' to Pope Benedict, continuing an 80-year tradition.
2,000-year-old sphinx found in Rome
The ancient Egyptian sphinx sculpture was headed to the black market.