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    • Cleric Sentenced to 5 Years Over Child Pornography

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    VATICAN CITY — A Vatican tribunal on Saturday sentenced a former Vatican diplomat to five years in prison and a fine of about $5,800 for possessing and distributing child pornography.

    "Cleric Sentenced to 5 Years Over Child Pornography" is from the June 23, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Genoa Bridge Was Known to Be in Trouble Long Before Collapse

    • By: Gaia Pianigiani, Elisabetta Povoledo, Richard Pérez Peña
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 9 mins
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    GENOA, Italy — Long before the bridge collapse that killed at least 39 people in Genoa on Tuesday, experts raised the alarm that the structure was deteriorating and possibly dangerous — warnings that, after the catastrophe, quickly led to a round of demands to determine who was to blame.

    "Genoa Bridge Was Known to Be in Trouble Long Before Collapse" is from the August 15, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Gaia Pianigiani, Elisabetta Povoledo and Richard Pérez Peña and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • In Venice, Duty-Free Shopping Takes on a Whole New Look

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "In Venice, Duty-Free Shopping Takes on a Whole New Look" is from the October 09, 2016 Lifestyle section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • By the Sea Where the Sirens Called, an Italian Town Beckons Tourists with Art

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "By the Sea Where the Sirens Called, an Italian Town Beckons Tourists with Art" is from the July 20, 2016 Travel section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Thieves Steal Qatari Jewels in Brazen Theft at Ducal Palace in Venice

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 2 mins
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    The Italian news media called it a “movie-worthy heist.” In just a few minutes Wednesday, the last day of an exhibition at the Ducal Palace in Venice, thieves made off with a gold broach and a pair of earrings, easily disarming what had been described as a sophisticated alarm system and then disappearing into the sea of tourists who daily swarm St. Mark’s Square.

    "Thieves Steal Qatari Jewels in Brazen Theft at Ducal Palace in Venice" is from the January 03, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Women’s Marches Around the World Reflect Worry Over Violence and Populism

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo, Palko Karasz, Christopher F. Schuetze, and others
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    ROME — Women of all ages, and some men, took to the streets in a dozen cities around the world Saturday, the anniversary of the 2017 Women’s March that served as a strong rebuke of President Donald Trump’s policies.

    "Women’s Marches Around the World Reflect Worry Over Violence and Populism" is from the January 19, 2019 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo, Palko Karasz, Christopher F. Schuetze and Raphael Minder and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • 500 Years After Expulsion, Sicily’s Jews Reclaim a Lost History

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Sicily’s Jews were banished from this island in 1492, the victims of a Spanish edict that forced thousands to leave and others to convert to Roman Catholicism.

    "500 Years After Expulsion, Sicily’s Jews Reclaim a Lost History" is from the April 24, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Italians Arrest Top Mafia Bosses, Breaking Up New Mob Council

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 4 mins
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    ROME — The Italian authorities arrested 46 members of the Sicilian Mafia, including top leaders in the Palermo area, officials announced on Tuesday, nipping in the bud an attempt to re-establish a ruling mob council for the province.

    "Italians Arrest Top Mafia Bosses, Breaking Up New Mob Council" is from the December 04, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • In the Birthplace of Pizza, Pollution Rules for Ovens Spur Outrage

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "In the Birthplace of Pizza, Pollution Rules for Ovens Spur Outrage" is from the Food section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Archbishop Óscar Romero and Pope Paul VI Are Made Saints

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 8 mins
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    ROME — Thirty-eight years after being gunned down in a hospital church in El Salvador, Archbishop Óscar Romero was named a saint on Sunday to cheers in St. Peter’s Square, while thousands watched the ceremony on video monitors in the Salvadoran capital.

    "Archbishop Óscar Romero and Pope Paul VI Are Made Saints" is from the October 14, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Floods Swamp Venice as Severe Weather in Italy Kills at Least 9

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 3 mins
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    ROME — Violent thunderstorms, small tornadoes that blew roofs off homes and winds equivalent to a Category 3 hurricane lashed Italy from Piedmont to Sicily early this week, leaving at least nine people dead, many injured, and firefighters and other rescue workers scrambling to respond to emergency calls.

    "Floods Swamp Venice as Severe Weather in Italy Kills at Least 9" is from the October 30, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Pope Expels Two Cardinals Implicated in Sex Abuse from His Council

    • By: Jason Horowitz, Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    ROME — The Vatican announced Wednesday that it had removed two cardinals implicated in sexual abuse cases from a powerful council of advisers picked by Pope Francis to guide him on matters critical to the future of the Catholic Church.

    "Pope Expels Two Cardinals Implicated in Sex Abuse from His Council" is from the December 12, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Jason Horowitz and Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Biodegradable Bags Cause Outrage in Italy. (It’s Not Really About Bags.)

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The Italian government learned the hard way, early this year, that no good deed goes unpunished.

    "Biodegradable Bags Cause Outrage in Italy. (It’s Not Really About Bags.)" is from the January 08, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • International Women’s Day 2018: Beyond #MeToo, With Pride, Protests and Pressure

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo, Raphael Minder, Yonette Joseph
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 11 mins
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    ROME — In the era of #MeToo and Time’s Up, International Women’s Day arrived Thursday with a sense of urgency and determination.

    "International Women’s Day 2018: Beyond #MeToo, With Pride, Protests and Pressure" is from the March 08, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo, Raphael Minder and Yonette Joseph and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Italy Growers Wary of Olive Oil Fraud as New Law Is Weighed

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Italy Growers Wary of Olive Oil Fraud as New Law Is Weighed" is from the Food section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Chaos at Night: Quake Claims at Least 159 in Italy

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Chaos at Night: Quake Claims at Least 159 in Italy" is from the August 24, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • At Least 6 Dead and Dozens Hurt After Stampede in Italian Nightclub

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    ROME — At least six people were killed and about 40 others were injured, more than a dozen of them seriously, in a stampede early Saturday at a nightclub in central Italy where a popular rapper was scheduled to perform, officials said.

    "At Least 6 Dead and Dozens Hurt After Stampede in Italian Nightclub" is from the December 08, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Anti-Fascist Protesters Rally in Italy as Mussolini’s Heirs Gain Ground

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The specter of Benito Mussolini returned this month in the form of a poster at Piazza Venezia, the Roman square where more than 70 years ago he fired up the masses with fascist speeches and stirred a fatal brew of Italian nationalism.

    "Anti-Fascist Protesters Rally in Italy as Mussolini’s Heirs Gain Ground" is from the February 24, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Questions about Suspect's Identity Circle Human Trafficking Case

    • By: Christina Anderson, Jeffrey Gettleman, Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Questions about Suspect's Identity Circle Human Trafficking Case" is from the June 09, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Christina Anderson, Jeffrey Gettleman and Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Thousands Crowd Vatican for Chance to See Mother Teresa Made a Saint

    • By: Elisabetta Povoledo
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Thousands Crowd Vatican for Chance to See Mother Teresa Made a Saint" is from the September 04, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Elisabetta Povoledo and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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