Sicily

Politics

Mediterranean island

The shores of a Mediterranean island are on our radar today. It's part of Italy, the largest the three Pelagian Islands south of Sicily. Thousands of Tunisians recently fled to this tiny Italian outpost. Can you name the Italian island they've landed on?

Arts, Culture & Media

Myth busting Geo Quiz

Archimedes figures in today's Geo Quiz: The early Greek mathematician and inventor was born in a seaport city on the island of Sicily. We're looking for this city, where Archimedes came up with his many inventions and scientific ideas.

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