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A family disembarks from the Topaz Responder, a rescue ship, Oct. 27 at Brindisi in southern Italy. The ship arrived with 347 migrants and refugees from Central Africa and Syria following a rescue operation off the Libyan coast. Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Italy Becomes A Leading Destination For Migrants, Matching Greece

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Amatrice's Basilica di San Francesco was among many centuries-old buildings damaged in Italy's Aug. 24 quake. The national police's art squad is documenting damage and salvaging priceless works of art from this and other churches in the region. Italian Carabinieri /AP hide caption

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When Cultural Heritage Is At Risk, Italy's Art Police Come To The Rescue

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People walk past a replica of an ancient statue of a human-headed winged bull from Nimrud, Iraq, destroyed by the Islamic State. It's part of an exhibition called "Rising from Destruction" at Rome's Colosseum. Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Replicas Of Artifacts Destroyed By ISIS 'Rising From Destruction' In Rome

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Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi speaks at a meeting titled "Italy, Europe, An Answer to Terror," held at the Capitolini Museum in Rome last November. Renzi's government is offering all Italian 18-year-olds 500 euros to spend on cultural events. The goal is to educate and to help a growing number of young immigrants assimilate. Gregorio Borgia/AP hide caption

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Italy's 'Cultural Allowance' For Teens Aims To Educate, Counter Extremism

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Farmer Daniele Pacicca in the Calabria region of southern Italy shows the stumps of his 13 olive trees that were hacked down this summer. With the help of GOEL Bio, he was able to replace them with twice as many new trees, 26. Chris Livesay for NPR hide caption

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'Tough Guy' Farmers Stand Up To Italian Mafia — And Win

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Stuck cable cars hang off the Mont Blanc massif between France and Italy on Friday. Dozens of tourists who were trapped in cable cars dangling above the Alps overnight, including a 10-year-old child, have all been safely rescued. Luca Bruno/AP hide caption

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A boy is crowded among more than 700 migrants on a wooden boat before being rescued about 13 miles north of Sabratha, Libya. The boat was one of 40 vessels rescued on Monday. Emilio Morenatti/AP hide caption

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Firefighters gather near the damaged Sant'Agostino church and rubble and debris of destroyed buildings inside a cordoned-off area on Sunday in the central Italian village of Amatrice. Andreas Solaro /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Italy and the U.S., restaurants are pledging to use sales of Amatrice's signature dish, spaghetti all' amatriciana, to raise funds for the devastated Italian town. Keith Beaty/Toronto Star via Getty Images hide caption

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A 6.2 magnitude earthquake devastated central Italy, destroying numerous villages, including Accumoli. Rescue teams are searching for survivors and victims. Michele Amoruso/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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