Changes in Rome, the Netherlands, and Cuba illustrate our vocabulary of transition.
More than 300 people died when an earthquake struck the Italian town of L'Aquila in 2009, days after several scientists said there was 'no danger.' Now the scientists are facing a trial for manslaughter.
Amanda Knox case: experts have requested more time to run further DNA tests in the trial against Amanda Knox in Italy.
Silvio Berlusconi promised to evacuate North African migrants that overwhelmed a small Italian island near Tunisia and Libya. 18,000 African migrants began living in tent communities on the island after political turmoil in Tunisia and other northern African countries erupted earlier this year.
Prime Minister Romano Prodi may resign in the wake of a defection by a key parliamentary ally.