Posts Tagged ‘Pompeii’

The collapse of a building at the 2,000-year-old Pompeii site puts a close ally of Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi under pressure to resign. (more…)

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In a bid to save the ruins of the ancient city of Pompeii, that has fallen into disrepair, the Italian government has declared a « state of emergency ».

A special commissioner will be appointed by the ministers, in order to oversee the site, and have earmarked extra funding for it. (more…)

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