How an Afghan Refugee Is Changing Venice's Restaurant Landscape
Hamed Ahmadi now has five restaurants in northeastern Italy's Veneto region and has helped employ many young refugees from the Middle East and Africa.
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Angry Venetians Are Sick of Cruise-Ship Pollution
Cruise ships have been ploughing their way through Venice’s canals—and depositing huge amounts of pollution into the water in the process—for the past couple of decades. Local environmentalists aren’t happy about this, and they spent Saturday marching...
Venice Wants to Secede from Italy
Separatists in the Northern Italian region of Veneto have been making noise for decades about independence, and the most recent campaign asked residents to cast a vote for secession in an online poll.