Richard Ratcliffe calls what Iran is doing “hostage diplomacy.” He has been on a hunger strike for 12 days. Camped outside the Iranian Embassy in London, his message is simple: His wife, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, must be freed.
ChineseÂ President Xi Jinping, in an editorial charm offensive published Wednesday in one of Italyâ€™s leading newspapers, saidÂ Chinese youth love pizza and tiramisu.Â Meanwhile, the rest of Europe is not loving much at all about Xiâ€™s visit to Italy.Â
Some say the so-called â€œCrimean Consensus,â€� the ability of Crimea to put a smile on every Russianâ€™s face, has dried up.Â
The family of jailed U.S. citizen Paul Whelan told Fox News they are hoping that Thursday will be a significant day for them.Â
It has been two years since a devastating 6.2 earthquake leveled parts of central Italy.
When Italy’s Fiat-affiliated Juventus soccer team snapped up star Cristiano Ronaldo in July for a whopping $34 million a year--net-- it made big headlines.