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Clooney looking for `love nest` in French Riviera with Amal Alamuddin

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 12:20

George Clooney is reportedly planning to buy a large house on the Mediterranean Sea to stay with Amal Alamuddin .

Italy pulls nearly 3,000 African migrants to safety

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 05:24

Italian navy pulled nearly 3,000 African sea migrants to safety early Saturday, media reports said.

Greek Cypriots in first gay pride parade

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 02:31

Nicosia held its first Greek Cypriot gay pride parade Saturday, 16 years after homosexuality was decriminalised on the Mediterranean island, where the influential Orthodox Church views non-heterosexual relations as sinful.

Number of days without rain to increase by end of 21st century

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 14:25

Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego suggest that by the end of the 21st century, some parts of the world can expect as many as 30 more days a year without precipitation.

Italian Navy rescues 600 migrants from six boats

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 18:08

The Italian Navy said it had rescued nearly 600 migrants crossing the Mediterranean from Africa over the past 24 hours in an operation launched after two shipwrecks in which hundreds drowned.

Cyprus President has `guarded optimism` on peace deal

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 13:33

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said he has "guarded optimism" that a UN-brokered peace process could end four decades of division on the ethnically split east Mediterranean island.

Italy rescues 200 migrants from rickety boat in Mediterranean

Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 00:20

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.

Israel says upgraded Arrow missile shield passes second flight test

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 14:55

The US-backed Arrow III will deploy "kamikaze" satellites that track and slam into ballistic missiles above the earth`s atmosphere.

Earthquake shakes Mediterranean coast of Turkey

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 01:12

A magnitude-6 earthquake has struck in the Mediterranean Sea, south of the Turkish province of Antalya. No damage or casualties were reported.

Denmark defies austerity and debt to remain happiest nation

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 09:45

They are the most indebted people in the world, live through long, dark winters and have a shorter life expectancy than several Mediterranean countries.

Italy launches sea patrol as Sicily declares emergency

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 14:05

Italian warships rescued 290 migrants in the Mediterranean and Sicily declared a state of emergency as Rome launched a huge patrol operation to scare off people-smugglers.

Russell Brand buys Hollywood Hills mansion

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 12:47

Funnyman Russell Brand has brought a USD 2.224 million mansion in Hollywood Hills West.