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#Amatrice

# amatrice - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Pope Francis pays surprise visit to town devastated by earthquake

Vatican spokesman Greg Burke tweeted pictures of the pope greeting youngsters and shaking hands with a visibly-moved middle-aged man.

# amatrice - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Italian village to sue Charlie Hebdo over "tactless" earthquake cartoons

A series of cartoons depicting Italians crushed under plates of pasta appeared in the French satirical weekly following last month’s earthquake which killed nearly 300 people.

# amatrice - Friday 2 September, 2016

Charlie Hebdo have drawn cartoons featuring Italy's earthquake victims as lasagne

“The drawings are repugnant,” said Italian Justice Minister Andrea Orlando, as furious reactions began flooding social media sites.

# amatrice - Friday 26 August, 2016

Death toll rises to 267 as Italy declares a national day of mourning

Flags will fly at half-mast across the country tomorrow to coincide with funerals for some of the victims.

# amatrice - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Death toll in Italy earthquake rises to at least 250 as questions mount

Public prosecutor Giuseppe Saieva said he would be opening an investigation into whether anyone could be held responsible for the disaster.

# amatrice - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Death toll rises to at least 159 as Italy counts cost of massive earthquake

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan urged anyone with concerns of Irish casualties to contact his department.