Swiss ski team: No serious injury to Gisin's skull, spine

Dec 16, 2018

The Swiss team says that "scans on the skull showed no serious injury" to Marc Gisin following his nasty crash in a World Cup downhill but the skier does have several broken bones elsewhere on his body

Israeli ambassador bemoans glorification of Ukrainian leader

Dec 14, 2018

The Israeli ambassador to Ukraine has sharply criticized legislators' move to honor a Ukrainian nationalist leader

Italy: Teen, club owners investigated in fatal stampede

Dec 10, 2018

Italian prosecutors say eight people are under investigation so far in connection to a stampede at a packed nightclub that killed six people, five of them teenagers

Niki Lauda released from hospital after lung transplant

Oct 24, 2018

Three-time Formula One champion Niki Lauda has been released from a Vienna hospital nearly three months after undergoing a lung transplant

3 crewmembers die on board Iranian ship, 8 hospitalized

Oct 19, 2018

Azerbaijani health officials say three members of an Iranian ship crew have died and another eight have been hospitalized with acute poisoning

'Malnourished' animals report prompts Albania zoo closure

Oct 18, 2018

A report claiming lions and other animals were left malnourished at a private zoo in Albania has prompted Albanian authorities to order the zoo's temporary closure

EU offers an extra $46 million to Palestinian refugee agency

Sep 28, 2018

The European Union says it's offering an extra $46 million to the U.N. Palestinian refugee agency to help educate children and provide health care in the West Bank and Gaza Strip

Italy extends time for vaccine proof for young school kids

Sep 22, 2018

Italian parents have more time before having to produce proof their children kids received 10 mandatory vaccinations

Italy confirms Legionnaires' outbreak from cooling towers

Sep 18, 2018

Officials in northern Italy say they have confirmed that commercial water cooling towers were the source of a Legionnaires' outbreak that sent more than 400 people to the hospital with pneumonia

UN says more worldwide going hungry, blames climate change

Sep 11, 2018

The United Nations says the number of hungry people in the world is growing and returning to levels from a decade ago, reversing recent trends, in large part due to climate change that is wreaking havoc on crop production in much of the developing world

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