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Two Italian aid workers kidnapped in Syria: Foreign Ministry

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 22:04

Two Italian aid workers have been kidnapped in war-torn Syria, the Italian foreign ministry said on Wednesday.

Italy expels imam for calling for Jews to die `one by one`

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 19:13

Italy said Tuesday it is expelling a Moroccan imam caught on video inciting violence against Jews during Israel`s offensive against Hamas militants in Gaza.

Two killed in Italian chopper crash

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 07:37

A pilot and a technician were killed in an Italian city Sunday as their firefighting helicopter crashed.

24th James Bond movie to film in Rome

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 13:07

James Bond`s 24th movie post ` Skyfall ` might be filmed partly in Rome with a spectacular car chase, according to reports.

Italy navy rescues 2,600 boat migrants

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 19:15

More than 2,600 migrants were rescued by the Italian navy this weekend, authorities said on Monday, as police searched for new arrivals who landed by night on Sicily`s southern coast. <br><br>

Dead grandmother took selfie from beyond the grave, claims Romanian woman

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 12:33

In what may seem bizarre to many, a Romanian woman, Gina Mihai, 34, has claimed that her grandmother, who died three years ago, took a selfie on her mobile phone from the other life.

WHO targets elimination of TB in over 30 countries

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 18:05

The World Health Organisation (WHO), along with the European Respiratory Society (ERS), Thursday presented a new framework to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) in countries with low levels of the disease.

80 more migrants drowned in latest Italy boat tragedy

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 22:30

Eighty more migrants are feared drowned after another shipwreck off Italy, just days after dozens of others suffocated in the hold of an overcrowded fishing boat.

75 migrants lost at sea off Italy, survivors say: UNCHR

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 18:31

Around 75 migrants are lost at sea according to survivors of a shipwreck off Italy who were plucked to safety by the navy, the UN`s refugee agency said Wednesday.

Pope tired but smiling amid new health concerns

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 18:47

Pope Francis has had a busy morning of audiences amid new health concerns following his cancellation of a planned outing.

Pope cancels Rome hospital visit at last minute

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 21:21

Pope Francis cancelled a visit to a Rome hospital at the last minute on Friday because of what the Vatican called a "sudden indisposition".

Italy warns against investing in Israeli settlements

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 16:14

Italy has advised its citizens not to invest in Israeli settlements built on occupied Palestinian land, just days after France issued the same warning, Italian media reported on Friday.