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A view of the village of Sambuca di Sicilia, Italy.

A picturesque Sicilian town succeeded in selling off its abandoned homes after auctions started at just $1

Sambuca is just one of a number of rural, Italian towns opting to auction off homes for as little as $1 in a bid to encourage repopulation.
Gangi is selling homes for a single euro.

Italy’s abandoned villages plan to save themselves from ruin by selling homes for $1 or less

Villages across Italy are selling abandoned properties for 1 euro or less.
Sambuca di Sicilia, Italy.

A picturesque town in Sicily is selling off homes for $1 to anyone willing to renovate them

Giuseppe Cacioppo, Sambuca's deputy mayor and tourist councilor, told CNN there's been plenty of interest from buyers.

A year before D-Day, Allied forces made their first thrust into the ‘soft underbelly of Europe’ — here’s how Operation Husky p...

The July 1943 invasion of Sicily was the Allies' first thrust into Europe and set the stage for future landings around the continent, especially the D-Day invasion of Normandy nearly a year later. The operation was led by some of the war's most storied Allied commanders.
Piera Aiello lived under a false identity under police witness protection for 27 years before showing her face.

An Italian politician who spent 27 years in total anonymity to hide from the mafia has revealed her face for the first time

Piera Aiello has lived under a false identity since 1991 after her husband, the son of a mafia boss, was killed by rivals. She was elected to the Italian parliament earlier this year while campaigning anonymously, and gained the name 'the faceless candidate.'

G7 leaders took a stroll in Sicily — and Trump followed them in a golf cart

Trump followed the 6 other leaders in a golf cart after making them wait during a photo op.

Fireworks, ancient ruins, and celebrities: Inside Larry Page and Sergey Brin’s exclusive conference in Italy

This is Google's third annual Camp conference. Take a peek at what went on.