Scarponi, who completed the Tour of the Alps on Friday, after winning a stage and finishing fourth overall, is survived by his wife and two children.
A woman in Jamaica, Violet Brown, who was born in that Caribbean island on March 10, 1900, is now considered the oldest known person in the world.
According to the International Organisation for Migration, nearly 32,000 migrants have arrived in Europe by sea so far this year.
European Union leaders gathered in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of their founding treaty and chart a way ahead.
Dijsselbloem refuses to retract the comment that southern European countries “spent all their money on drinks and women and then asked for help.”
Saturday's violence came after a handful of demonstrators broke away from a protest march.
De Sousa was among 26 Americans convicted for kidnapping suspect Osama Moustafa Hassan Nas, also known as Abu Omar, from a Milan street on Feb. 17, 2003.
Since the EU's debt crisis, countries have committed to hit certain targets to avoid a repeat.
The increasing number of rescue boats trying to prevent mass drownings there might actually be helping the smugglers, the European Union's border and coast guard chief says.
Germany, France and Italy have sent the Commission a joint letter that urges the EU executive to re-examine the rules to allow them to block or impose strict conditions on deals involving public security and public order.