Today's Situation Room:

Wolf Blitzer delivers the most important breaking news and political, international, and national security stories of the day. Tune to The Situation Room weekdays 5-6:30pm ET on CNN.

Wolf Blitzer delivers the most important breaking news and political, international, and national security stories of the day. Tune to The Situation Room weekdays 5-6:30pm ET on CNN.

April 13th, 2012
05:31 PM ET

Italy's foreign minister weighs in on world affairs

Italy’s foreign minster, Giulio Terzi, came to CNN’s Washington bureau to sit down with Wolf Blitzer for a discussion on current world issues.

Terzi goes in depth on military action against the Syrian regime and whether the Security Council can and will take action.

He also discusses the Iranian nuclear issue and Italy’s economic state.


Filed under: Iraq • Italy • Syria • Wolf Blitzer
January 18th, 2012
08:39 AM ET

Surviving a shipwreck

Stories of survival emerge from the wreck of the Costa Concordia off the Tuscany coast. CNN's Mary Snow reports.

RELATED STORY: Search suspended after stricken Italian cruise ship moves

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Filed under: Cruise ship • Disaster • Italy • Mary Snow
January 18th, 2012
08:35 AM ET

Salvage or scrap the cruise ship?

The cruise ship company faces a difficult a decision on what to do with the Costa Concordia. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

RELATED STORY: Search suspended after stricken Italian cruise ship moves

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Cruise ship • Italy • Transportation
January 16th, 2012
08:41 PM ET

How the cruise ship went down

CNN's Tom Foreman explains how the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia went down at CNN's data wall.

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Filed under: Cruise ship • data wall • Italy • Tom Foreman • Transportation
January 16th, 2012
11:57 AM ET

Simulating a cruise ship disaster

CNN's Brian Todd is briefed on how to navigate a cruise ship, standing on the bridge with an instructor at the STAR training center of the American Maritime Officers union in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.‬ Also part of the simulation: what to do in an emergency, if you ram into some rocks.

Watch Brian's report today in the Situation Room, 4-6pm ET.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Cruise ship • Italy • Transportation