L'Aquila


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Noun1.L'Aquila - the provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central ItalyL'Aquila - the provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central Italy
Abruzzi, Abruzzi e Molise - a mountainous region of central Italy on the Adriatic
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Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's promise to rebuild Amatrice and other mountain towns ravaged by last week's tremors echoed pledges made by former premier Silvio Berlusconi to some 80,000 people who lost their homes in and around L'Aquila in 2009.
On April 6, 2009, an earthquake shook Central Italy, causing extensive damage to the medieval city of L'Aquila and surrounding villages.
Frustrated by the sentences, Italian Environment Minister, Corrado Clini, compared the L'Aquila trial to that which Galileo endured nearly four centuries ago, arguing that not since the age of Enlightenment have scientists been prosecuted for their evaluations (Sturloni, 2012).
In the province of L'Aquila, Italy, an extracom is subject to two other forces: one of acceptance, embodied by Azaka's wife, seven months pregnant, and, belatedly, by his in-laws, and one of rejection, xenophobia exacerbated by racism.
Rome: Italy on Saturday commemorated the fourth anniversary of a devastating earthquake in and around the city of L'Aquila which killed 309 people and forced tens of thousands to abandon their homes.
The men, all members of Italy's Major Risks Committee, were alleged to have made falsely reassuring statements concerning the likelihood of a major earthquake occurring in L'Aquila, Italy in April 2009.
The April 2009 earthquake in L'Aquila, Italy, has had deep aftershocks -- hundreds dead, tens of thousands homeless and a court verdict that may send scientists to prison for six years.
SEVEN scientists and experts have been sentenced to six years in jail for failing to give adequate warning of Italy's deadly 2009 L'Aquila earthquake.
L'AQUILA, Italy, Oct 22 (KUNA) -- An Italian court sentenced Monday seven quake scientists for six year in prison over failure to warn citizens before an earthquake struck central Italy in 2009, killing more than 309 people.
Giovambattista Desideri, director of the geriatric division of the University of L'Aquila in Italy.
Experts said it was "improbable" that L'Aquila would be hit, just a week before a 6.