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Weather in Venice on Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:00 is Mostly Sunny

2017-03-30
Mostly Sunny  25°C Wind: SE 4 m/s Pressure: 1026 mbar Visibility: 13 km Humidity: 47% Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:00

3 Kosovans arrested in Italy suspected of plotting attacks

2017-03-30
Venice Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said all those detained in the early morning sweep Thursday had regular residency permits to live in Italy. He said in addition to the detentions, police searched 12 sites in Venice's center, Mestre and nearby Treviso.

Italy foils plot to blow up Rialto Bridge in Venice

2017-03-30
Rome (AFP) - Three men from Kosovo and an unidentified minor have been arrested in Venice on suspicion of plotting to blow up the city's celebrated Rialto Bridge, Italian police said Thursday. "With all the unbelievers there are in Venice, you put a bomb ...

Italian police arrest pro-ISIS trio over suspected Venice bomb plot

2017-03-30
D'Ippolito said all the detained lived in the historic center of Venice, an ancient city in the north of Italy famous for its many canals. In a statement, city mayor Luigi Brugnaro thanked police for "breaking up a dangerous and active jihadist cell in the ...

Italian police break up alleged jihadist cell that planned to target Venice

2017-03-29
All had residency permits and were living in Italy legally. Investigators from the anti-terror ... They were also recorded discussing the possibility of blowing up Venice’s Rialto Bridge with the plan to kill hundreds of tourists in doing so.

Trio held in Venice ‘planned to bomb Rialto Bridge and praised London attack’

2017-03-30
Venice mayor Luigi Brugnaro said all those detained in the early morning sweep on Thursday had regular residency permits to live in Italy. He said in addition to the detentions, police searched 12 sites in Venice’s centre, Mestre and nearby Treviso.

Italy: Police detain 4 suspected of being part of jihad cell

2017-03-29
Venice Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said all those detained in the early morning sweep Thursday had regular residency permits to live in Italy. The nationality of the minor is not known. He said in addition to the detentions, police searched 12 sites in Venice’s ...

Best Places To Eat On A Budget In Venice, Italy

2017-03-28
Venice for many of us is a bucket list place to visit. Venice will take your breath away with the canals and gondolas, the architecture, not to mention the food! The pasta, bread, wine...I could go on and on. Although you want to eat everything that you ...

Kosovars heard proposing bomb on Venice's Rialto bridge

2017-03-30
Venice Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said all those detained in the early morning sweep Thursday had regular residency permits to live in Italy. He said in addition to the detentions, police searched 12 sites in Venice's center, Mestre and nearby Treviso.

How and when Venice became Venice: Framing the urban development of a trading town in Italy

2017-03-29
Given at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, August-September, 2016 Venice was one of the most important cities in Europe in the late Middle Ages and the Modern era, when it formed an independent state which controlled ...

Italian police arrest pro-Islamic State trio over suspected Venice bomb plot

2017-03-30
All had papers allowing them to live legally in Italy. Up to three other Kosovars were also under investigation over their ties to those arrested, Adelchi D’Ippolito, Venice’s chief prosecutor, told a news conference streamed online. Police had been ...