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UN won't get involved with Italian marines facing trial in India

 UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's spokesman refused Monday to be drawn into the controversy surrounding the two Italian marines facing trial in India over the killing of two fisherman off the Kerala coast amid reports that the Italian prime minister has asserted that a "direct channel" had been opened with New Delhi raising hopes of a settlement.

Marines case: Italian Ambassador Mancini leaves for home

Amid continued stand-off between India and Italy over the issue of two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012, Italian Ambassador Daniele Mancini on Saturday left for home reportedly for "consultations."

`Fishermen`s killings, chopper deal row affected India-Italy ties`

Italian Ambassador to India Daniele Mancini admitted that allegations of bribes in the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal and killings of Kerala fishermen had affected relationship between his country and India.

Italians would love to visit Kashmir Valley: Envoy

Italian Ambassador to India Daniele Mancini on Saturday said Kashmir is well known in his country and the people would "definitely love" to visit the Valley.

India calls Italian envoy over turban issue

Italian Ambassador Daniele Mancini was called to External Affairs Ministry, which stressed upon need for being sensitive towards concerns of Sikhs regarding turbans following incident at Rome Airport.

Marines case: SC lifts travel ban on Italian envoy Daniele Mancini

The Supreme Court on Tuesday lifted the travel restrictions imposed on Italian Ambassador Daniele Mancini from leaving the country in connection with the killing of two fishermen by two Italian marines off the Kerala coast last year.

PM declines to comment on marine issue

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh declined to comment on case of two Italian marines and the issue of delays in setting up a special court to try them on charges of killing 2 fishermen off Kerala coast.

India bound by apex court direction on Italian envoy

India said it is bound by Supreme Court which pulled up Italian envoy for reneging on undertaking given to court and directed he cannot leave country till April 2, when the matter comes up again.

SC slams Italian envoy, rejects his immunity plea

Slamming the Italian Ambassador over the marines issue case the Supreme Court on Monday said that they had lost trust in him.

Italian marine`s mother says justice has been done

The mother of one of the Italian marines facing trial in India for killing two Indian fishermen on Sunday said justice has been done and "everything is fine now".

Marines case: Italy asks its nationals in India to remain cautious

Apprehending backlash after it refused to send back 2 marines, facing trial for killing 2 Indian fishermen in Kerala, Italy has advised its citizens to be "vigilant and cautious".

`Govt agencies will comply with SC order on Italian envoy`

The two marines were allowed by the court to go to Italy to cast their vote in the elections there after the Italian Ambassador had given an assurance to send them back.

Airports alerted to prevent Italian envoy from leaving country

Airports across the country have been alerted to prevent Italian Ambassador Daniele Mancini from leaving the country.

Govt will use all channels to bring back marines, hopes Congress

Amid political uproar over Italy`s refusal to return 2 accused Italian marines to face trial for homicide, Congress hoped government will use all diplomatic channels to bring "culprits" back to India.

Govt to comply with SC order on marines issue

Government Thursday said it will comply with the Supreme Court order restraining the Italian Ambassador from leaving the country after Italy refused to send back marines charged with the killing of two fishermen.

CPI-M links Italian fiasco with economic policies

The CPI-M said on Thursday that the Italian refusal to send back its two marines to face the Indian law was linked to India`s hunger for foreign investment.

Marines issue: Khurshid meets PM, indicates action against envoy

As speculation grew about India`s next move on the Italian Marines issue, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Thursday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Italian envoy can’t leave India, rules SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday restrained the Italian Ambassador Daniele Mancini from leaving the country over italy`s refusal to retun two marines to face trial in India.

I will not leave the country: Italian envoy

Italian Ambassador Daniele Mancini said he will not leave India till he is declared persona non grata.

Marines row: Italian Envoy may be asked to leave India

The UPA government may be left with no option but to take a hard stand and expel Rome’s envoy in New Delhi Daniele Mancini.