Italy - Concordia

lt’s ten years since the Costa Concordia disaster, and the ship no longer exists. And yet objects from that tragedy can be found all over Italy. They are relics that tell stories

Libya - The Making of a Revolution #1

The militias of Shabab, or revolutionary youth, which fought against Muammar Gaddafi’s forces for control of Libya in 2011, could hardly be called an army. They lacked a proper command chain, uniforms, sophisticated weaponry and military skills, and yet they stood up to the national army and kept advancing towards Misratah and Tripoli.As the militiamen […]

Italy - Terra Instabilis

Mount Vesuvius and the Phlegraean Fields: the world’s most fearsome super-volcano is a potential time bomb

Italy - Friendly Fire

A fatal attraction of the Italians for firearms. Now on the political news as well