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A collection of images describing major events and interesting developments in the Eternal City.

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Collapse of a section of wall at the Villa dei Sette Bassi, a luxurious suburban villa occupied in the 3rd-6th centuries AD and located several miles outside Rome on the Via Tuscolana, near the Cinecittà film studios. The collapse is probably due to the recent intense rains, which have saturated the building materials and weakened the ground beneath. 19 February 2014

More than 12,000 young couples from more than 30 countries fill St. Peter's Square for a special papal audience in honor of St. Valentine's Day. 14 February 2014

Piazza del Popolo has been without night-time illumination for six straight days due to damage caused by intense and long-lasting rain. 6 February 2014.

Rome faces an epidemic of potholes and sinkholes after heavy and long-lasting rain over the past two weeks. 6 February 2014.

A tower of the Aurelianic Walls, Rome's defensive circuit dating to AD 270, collapses in the San Saba/Piramide neighborhood due to constant rain that has soaked the soil. 3 February 2014

The "Two-sided Monolith," an homage to Mondrian by Roman artist Francesco Visalli, was illegally set up alongside the Circus Maximus and Palatine Hill in November 2013 and stood there until it was noticed and then removed in late January 2014.

The Tiber rises high due to constant and long-lasting rain over Italy, 3 February 2014.

Historical groups dressed as ancient Romans marched through downtown Rome on April 21 to commemorate the foundation of the city, which the ancient Romans dated to the same day in 753 BC.

The Pyramid of C. Cestius is enevloped in scaffolding ahead of a year-long restoration project.

The "Frecce Tricolore" Italian national flight demonstration team make a low pass over the Monument to King Victor Emmanuel II and Piazza Venezia to mark the 152nd anniversary of the Unification of Italy. 17 March 2013

Thirty-year old Ethiopian runner Getachew Terfa Negari crosses the finish line of the 19th Rome marathon with a time of 2:07:56. 17 March 2013

Pope Francis addresses the expectant crowd in St. Peter's Square after his election. 13 March 2013

Pope Francis greets the expectant crowd in St. Peter's Square after his election. 13 March 2013

The assembled crowd in St. Peter's Square fends off the spring rain while awaiting the presentation of the new pope. 13 March 2013

The assembled crowd in St. Peter's Square anxiously awaits the presentation of the new pope. 13 March 2013

The crowd in St. Peter's Square watches anxiously for the smoke that will indicate the outcome of the morning vote in the papal conclave. 13 March 2013

Retired NBA star Dennis Rodman visits the Vatican during the papal conclave, declaring his support for an African pope. 13 March 2013

The crowd in St. Peter's Square watches anxiously for the smoke that will indicate the outcome of the morning vote in the papal conclave. 13 March 2013

Iodaracing/Team Came rider Danilo Petrucci takes his MotoGp Ioda TR003 for a spin in downtown Rome, between Piazza Venezia and Via del Corso. 12 March 2013

A crowd gathers in St. Peter's Square shortly after the beginning of the papal conclave, in which the first vote - negative - has already been held. 12 March 2013

Roman firemen erect on the roof of the Sistine Chapel the special chimney that will reveal the outcome of each secret ballot during the papal conclave. 9 March 2013

Storm clouds hover over St. Peter's Basilica as the cardinals of the Catholic Church prepare for the conclave that will elect the next pope. 12 March 2013