Articles by Alberto Riva
Where Is Costa Concordia? Still There, And Not Going Anywhere Anytime Soon
January 11 2013 4:59 PM
A year later, the ship remains in the shallows off Giglio Island, its captain is talking about Osama bin Laden and its helmsman has vanished.
Another School Shooting, Just As Biden Meets NRA
January 10 2013 1:28 PM
In the grimmest of coincidences, the latest school shooting happened on the day of a meeting at the White House on gun violence prevention.
Boeing's 787 Dreamliner Has Another Fire-Related Incident
January 07 2013 2:56 PM
The revolutionary jetliner has been in service for more than a year with a sterling record but now faces a problem: the risk of onboard fires.
737 MAX Boosts Boeing In Battle With Airbus
January 02 2013 1:04 PM
The Airbus A320 is selling the fastest, but the Boeing 737 is still the world's best-seller. Here are some rivalry statistics.
Nigerians Try To Stop Nigerian Internet Scammers
January 02 2013 11:06 AM
While Nigeria's government fails to take action, Nigerian tech entrepreneurs are trying to curb the wave of scams from their own country. It will be a tough task.
Despite Egyptian Turmoil, Samsung Takes A Chance
December 24 2012 12:25 PM
A $1.45 billion investment and phone launch prove Egypt's new leadership has a friend among tech titans.
One Christmas Tree And Two Wars In The Holy Land
December 22 2012 1:10 PM
Christmas in Bethlehem and Jerusalem is a high point for Christian pilgrims. This year, an old conflict and a new civil war are marring the joyful atmosphere and making Jerusalem feel like a ghost town.
What World's Papers Are Saying About Shooting
December 14 2012 4:38 PM
The Sandy Hook massacre instantly made headlines around the world. Here is a selection of front pages from the Web.
First In America - American Airlines Gets The Boeing 777-300ER
December 11 2012 3:51 PM
As it prepares to exit bankruptcy and fights off advances by US Airways, American Airlines adds a big, new 300-seater jet to its fleet.
'Return Of The Mummy' - Berlusconi Appalls Europe, Again
December 10 2012 3:02 PM
Europe's media reacted with horror to the ex-PM's possible return, and not just because of the bunga-bunga parties and economic disaster.
Yasser Arafat's Death: The Middle East's Radioactive Mystery
November 30 2012 7:54 AM
The Palestinian leader may have been the victim of polonium poisoning, like Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko. But if that's what happened, who did it?
Two States Or Not For Israelis And Palestinians?
November 27 2012 9:50 AM
The Oslo peace agreements say there should be two states, and things will get trickier once the UN votes on Palestine's de facto statehood.