The word from Libyan journalists in Benghazi is that the attack on the U.S. consulate was carried out, not by terrorists, but by remaining elements of Moammar Gadhafi supporters. Libyan Deputy Interior Minister Wanis al-Sharif has publically claimed that the attack was carried out by pro-Gadhafi elements.
Pope Benedict XVI, meeting with local officials from Rome in his role as the city's bishop, warned Thursday of rising poverty and "urban decay."
Roberto Calderoli, the Italian cabinet minister whose T-shirt bearing cartoon images of Mohammed angered Muslims, resigned Saturday.
Ten people were killed clashes with Libyan police after rioters protesting an anti-Muslim Italian official set fire to the Italian embassy in Benghazi, Libya.
Rioters set fire to an Italian consulate in Libya and 11 people are reported killed in protests over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.
Italy's unabomber, who has been terrorizing the northeastern region for years, has struck again, this time injuring a 6-year-old girl in a church.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is going directly to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi to seek an end to waves of migrants washing up on Italy's shores.