Mayor seeks donations to restore Rome

International appeal launched to raise $250m for landmarks at risk in Italy's cash-strapped ancient capital.

    The mayor of Rome is appealing for international donors to help restore Italy's ancient city.

    He says more than $250m is needed for landmarks at risk and the city does not have the cash.
     
    Al Jazeera's Tim Friend reports from the Italian capital.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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