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Arrigo Sacchi slammed by Italy govt in racism row

Arrigo Sacchi slammed by Italy govt in racism row

A senior member of the Italian government on Tuesday condemned Arrigo Sacchi`s claim there are too many black players in Italian youth football as a "grave error."

Italy seizes more than 5,000 looted antiquities in record haul

The Italian government on Wednesday said police had seized more than 5,000 ancient artefacts in a record 45-million-euro haul after dismantling a Swiss-Italian trafficking ring.

Italian government wins confidence vote

Italy`s coalition government Wednesday won a confidence vote in the Senate on a labour decree which is going through parliamentary procedure to be converted into law.

Indian embassy in Rome gets live bullet, hate mails amid diplomatic tensions

In retaliation over the trial of two Italian marines in India, a live bullet and hate mails were dropped in the mailbox of Indian embassy in Rome on Friday, a foreign ministry source said.

Ready with charge sheet against Italian marines: NIA to court

The NIA on Thursday told a special court here that it was "ready" with a charge sheet against two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast in 2012, and would file it after the Supreme Court decides on the issue raised by the Italian government.

Italy rescues 200 migrants from rickety boat in Mediterranean

The Italian navy said on Saturday it had rescued 200 migrants, including women and children, attempting the perilous journey across the Mediterranean by boat in rough winter seas.

Berlusconi has video ready for fall of Italian government: Ally

Silvio Berlusconi has prepared a video message that could announce a decision to bring down Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta`s coalition government, one of his staunchest supporters said on Thursday.

Italy`s new government wins first confidence vote

Italy`s new government has easily won a confidence vote of confirmation in the lower house of Parliament.

SC defers ruling on Italian marines till Friday

The SC will pronounce on Friday its order on the Italian government`s plea against the invoking of a stringent act against its marines.

Kerala fishermen row: Marines will be back, says Italian government

Italy on Monday assured India that the two marines, facing murder charges in Kerala, will be back in the country within the first week of January as per the court order.

SC defers Italy`s plea for quashing marines` trial

The Supreme Court on Wednesday deferred till August 16 its decision on the Italian govt`s plea to quash the ongoing trial of two of its marines.

New Italian, Greek governments race to limit damage

Technocrat leaders in Italy and Greece rushed to form governments as they sought to limit the damage from the euro zone debt crisis on Monday, and the euro climbed on relief that a key Italian bond auction drew decent demand from investors.

Italy Senate OKs economic reform bill

Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi has promised to resign as soon as Parliament passes the reforms.