Tag: Venice

Venice braces for more high water as alarms sound

by Alexandria SAGE Venice braced itself for more rising waters on Thursday as Italy's government prepared to take emergency measures for the canal city struck...

Controversial Black Lives Matter film hailed at Venice

by Fiachra GIBBONS Controversial US director Nate Parker said Monday that he hopes his powerful new film about police violence against black men will help...

Rape rows risk taking sheen off starry Venice film festival

by Fiachra GIBBONS The star-studded Venice film festival opens Wednesday with a row raging about the inclusion of controversial directors Roman Polanski and Nate Parker. With...

Singapore should learn from Venice; concentration of power in a few led to downfall

The rise and decline of Venice as the foremost naval and economic power in the Mediterranean between the early 12th and late 18th century...
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