Offbeat | Associated Press | Friday October 24, 2014
A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keys-esque voice won her a singing contest and a record contract.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday October 20, 2014
Premier League champions Manchester City F.C. go to Russia to face CSKA still looking for their first win in the UEFA Champions League this season. Chelsea, Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain will also be in action on Tuesday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 13, 2014
With its acclaimed shiraz and other experimental varietals, the Casale del Giglio estate near Rome is at the cutting edge of Italian winemaking.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 8, 2014
Archaeologists say they have found one of the earliest pictures ever of Jesus Christ, sporting an unusual clean-shaven, short-haired look, on an old glass plate unearthed in southern Spain.
Wednesday October 1, 2014
M Manikandan-directed Kaaka Muttai, about two brothers living in a slum, will be screened in Alice Nella Citt - a parallel and independent section of the festival.
World | Reuters | Wednesday October 1, 2014
Pope Francis, who has expressed alarm over the rise of Islamic State militants and the plight of Christians in the Middle East, has summoned his envoys in the region to a rare meeting to discuss a response to the crisis, the Vatican said on Tuesday.
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.