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One World Cup, many heroes, and one villain:

Zinedine Zidane headbutts Marco Materazzi

Zinedine Zidane headbutts Marco Materazzi

The horns are honking all over Montreal tonight. Congratulations, Italy.

I must admit, even for a clueless Canadian, the World Cup has been exciting once I got into it. But now it’s over, so back to our regularly-scheduled programming (of off-season hockey trades and rumours).




Montreal’s streets are alive with honking horns. I guess that means Italy won.

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Italy favours Israel joining EU


Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi met with leaders of the World Jewish Congress and stated his favourable position on Israel joining the European Union: “In the future, Europe must include Israel,” Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is reported to have said at a meeting with World Jewish Congress leaders on Wednesday. “We look on Israel […]

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Oriana Fallaci on Iraq


Controversial Italian writer Oriana Fallaci has a feature article published at OpinionJournal with thoughts on the prospect of war in Iraq. No matter what your views, it’s worth a read.

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