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# amatrice - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Pope Francis pays surprise visit to town devastated by earthquake
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Pope Francis pays surprise visit to town devastated by earthquake

Oct 4th 2016, 10:59 AM 11,518 Views 44 Comments

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

Sep 13th 2016, 9:09 AM 12,194 Views 47 Comments

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

Sep 2nd 2016, 10:42 PM 47,321 Views 159 Comments

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

Aug 26th 2016, 4:39 PM 21,995 Views 11 Comments

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

Aug 25th 2016, 9:34 PM 38,621 Views 13 Comments

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

Aug 24th 2016, 11:05 PM 81,190 Views 31 Comments

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