Rome

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Thanking Pte. Eddie Namaypoke, Canada’s forgotten soldier

Taylor Prestidge pays tribute to the 22 Canadians buried in the Rome War Cemetery—including one Ojibwa man who laid down his life so far from home
Garbage collectors strike for the employment contract in Rome

Amid corruption and filth, a crossroads leads to Rome

How did one of the world’s most historic cities, known for its crumbling beauty, become such an awful mess?
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Melee in Milan: The fight to keep museums alive in art-rich Italy

A Canadian is part of a huge fight to save the art world’s most important museums from themselves
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Eat, pray, avoid the tourist trap

In the fight to save a café made famous by Hollywood, locals see the death of the real, affordable Rome
St. Peter’s Square #1

Five curious ways popes have left their mark on Rome

Papal fingerprints are everywhere, if you know where to look
A future that’s hard to swallow

Sweet life sours in villages of Italy

Italy’s economic travails have old and young struggling to cope
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Crash goes the Colosseum

The country’s historic landmarks are crumbling, and critics say government just doesn’t seem to care
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Col. Gadhafi adopts a town

Col. Moammar Gadhafi unoffically adopts Antrodoco
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Oh my goodness, look at that outfit!

Classics clubs are agog as sword-and-sandal epics replace vampires as the trend du jour