Many protesters at the 2001 G8 summit in Genoa were beaten up by the police. The European Court of Human Rights has now ruled that at least one victim is to be awarded compensation; more could follow.
Video footage shows Italian riot police beating a veteran journalist even after he was identified as a reporter. Prosecutors described the incident as "absurd," saying he was doing his job "in a peaceful manner."
Parents in the southern Italian city of Taranto are taking on the Arcelor Mittal Italia steelworks they say is polluting the air and killing their children.
The German rescue ship has been released after three weeks. The vessel had saved migrants off the coast of Libya before it was impounded.
After a period of mourning, the Genoa bridge collapse will have to be addressed. It could trigger infrastructure reforms, but Italy's populist government seems to only be looking for scapegoats, says DW's Barbara Wesel.
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