AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday September 19, 2014
London, Munich, Rome, Brussels or Glasgow are experienced hosts of major sporting events, having already hosted World Cup, Euro or Champion League games.
World | Reuters | Wednesday September 10, 2014
Doctors testing a woman suspected of being infected with Ebola in central Italy have found she is actually suffering from malaria, the regional government said on Wednesday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 31, 2014
Four mountain climbers were killed on Sunday after falling 3,000 metres down a crevasse in the Valtellina region of the Italian Alps, rescue workers said.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 25, 2014
Three small artworks of the 15th century have been stolen from the picture gallery of the iconic Sforza Castle in Italy's Milan, media reports said on Sunday.
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 21, 2014
The sun brollies are up, the beach loungers full and the water is full of daytrippers splashing about.
World | Associated Press | Thursday August 7, 2014
A Rome university professor is facing a disciplinary hearing after inviting the captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner to lecture students on emergency procedures.
World | Associated Press | Saturday July 19, 2014
The number of executions worldwide rose last year despite a general global trend toward capital punishment abolition, according to a report released on Friday by an Italian anti-death penalty group.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 17, 2014
Italy's navy on Thursday said it had rescued more than 1,000 migrants from multiple boats intercepted crossing the Mediterranean over the past 24 hours, as smugglers take advantage of calm summer seas.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 15, 2014
The number of poor people in Italy rose to 10.48 million people which is 16.6 percent of the population in 2013, Italy's official data agency Istat said on Monday.
World | Reuters | Sunday July 13, 2014
About two percent of Roman Catholic clerics are sexual abusers, an Italian newspaper on Sunday quoted Pope Francis as saying, adding that the pontiff considered the crime "a leprosy in our house".
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 13, 2014
Scribbling emotions on walls has been a tradition in Rome going back thousands of years and even the word "graffiti" was first used for markings found in the ruins of Pompeii.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 9, 2014
An unprecedented operation to refloat the doomed Costa Concordia cruise ship is planned to begin on Monday, two and a half years after it foundered off the Tuscan island of Giglio, salvage coordinators said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 7, 2014
More than 2,600 migrants were rescued by the Italian navy this weekend, authorities said Monday, as police searched for new arrivals who landed by night on Sicily's southern coast.
World | Associated Press | Monday July 7, 2014
In apparent defiance of Pope Francis, a church procession detoured from its route through a southern Italian town to honor a convicted mobster under house arrest.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 3, 2014
The head of Italy's navy warned on Thursday that terrorists could be using migrant boats to cross the Mediterranean to Europe, amid increased concern among intelligence services of possible attacks by extremists.
World | Reuters | Monday June 30, 2014
As many as 30 corpses were found on a boat packed with migrants off the coast of Sicily, Italy's navy said on Monday after rescuing thousands of people trying to cross from North Africa over the weekend.
World | Reuters | Friday June 27, 2014
Pope Francis cancelled a visit to a Rome hospital at the last minute on Friday because of what the Vatican called a "sudden indisposition".
AssociatedPress | Wednesday June 25, 2014
At a concert in Rome on Saturday night, Mick Jagger predicted to 70,000 fans that four-time World Cup champion Italy would pull off a clutch victory over Uruguay to advance to the knockout phase. The Italians lost 1-0 on Tuesday and were headed home ...
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 14, 2014
Crouched on bunk beds in the narrow cells of the Regina Coeli lockup in Rome, prisoners say Italy still has a long way to go to ease a chronic overcrowding problem condemned by the European Court of Human Rights.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 12, 2014
More than three million children under the age of five die annually of malnutrition, the UN food agency and World Health Organisation said on Thursday, urging governments to tackle the problem.