Pope Francis on Thursday called for the abolition of the death penalty, criticised the use of life terms and maximum security jails and called for better conditions for inmates.
But premier ready to consider 'alternative proposals'. Chiamparino says talks open 'new phase' in govt-regions relations
Excessive "conservatism and corporatism" coupled with political "misunderstandings, conflicts, and prejudices," threaten to hamper much-needed reforms in Italy, President Giorgio Napolitano said Thursday.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has said his country will not be intimidated after Wednesday's attack by a gunman in the capital Ottawa in which a soldier was killed.
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