Fierce heat on charred Greek ferry slows search for bodies

Italian firefighters and forensic experts searching for bodies inside a fire-charred ferry braved fierce heat and thick, black smoke on Monday for the third straight day but still did not reach the crucial site where the blaze broke out, authorities said.

`Italian blast linked to individual not mafia group`

Marco Dinapoli, the Brindisi chief prosecutor, said that it is unlikely that organised crime groups were involved.

Italy school bombing: Two suspects arrested

A remote-controlled bomb blast outside a vocational training school in southern Italy killed a 16-year-old girl.

Italy bombing: Two schoolgirls killed

Two 16-year-old schoolgirls were killed and several others injured in a remote-controlled bomb blast outside a vocational training school in southern Italy.