Italy

The World - Episode 20071109 - Italy-Romania agreement

Nancy Greenleese reports that the leaders of Italy and Romania have forged an agreement to try to calm a storm between their two countries. Rome outraged Bucharest last week when it started deporting Romanian immigrants under an emergency decree. The deportations were sparked by a series of brutal muggings of Italians. Immigrants from Romania were linked to many of the crimes.

Bridging the Straits of Messina

The fate of a five billion dollar, two mile suspension bridge that would connect the island of Sicily with southern Italy may soon be sealed as Italian voters elect a new parliament. Supporters of the bridge see it as an essential part of Italy's economic

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