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 See pic: Southern tip of Italy looks spectacular from Space Station!

See pic: Southern tip of Italy looks spectacular from Space Station!

Astronauts, who are currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has been Showring us with many beautiful images of the Earth taken from space.

Sep 20, 2016, 23:27 PM IST
Indian-origin siblings forced off easyJet plane over 'ISIS claims'

Indian-origin siblings forced off easyJet plane over 'ISIS claims'

The airline, easyJet, has apologised after the incident at Stansted last week as the three were heading to Naples for a weekend getaway. 

Aug 24, 2016, 19:02 PM IST

Italians go to polls in crucial test for PM and right

More than 1,300 municipal councils will be elected in a two-round ballot to be completed on June 19.

Jun 05, 2016, 07:13 AM IST
Apple to open Europe's first app coder training centre

Apple to open Europe's first app coder training centre

 Apple will open in Naples a centre to teach a "new generation" of computer coders how to develop new software for its app store, the tech giant announced.

Jan 23, 2016, 00:00 AM IST

Italy student crowdfunding PhD to fight mafia

An Italian student is appealing for the public to crowdfund his PhD research into the mafia so he can shed new light on organised crime on the streets of Naples where the powerful Camorra syndicate holds sway.

Sep 25, 2015, 14:48 PM IST
Around 40 migrants die in sinking off Italy, survivors tell NGO

Around 40 migrants die in sinking off Italy, survivors tell NGO

Around 40 migrants died when an inflatable boat carrying more than 100 people sank off the coast of Italy, Save the Children quoted survivors as saying on Tuesday.

May 05, 2015, 16:36 PM IST

Pope asks Naples mobsters to repent and stop "mothers'' tears

 Pope Francis urged members of organised crime to turn away from violence and exploitation and stop the "tears of the mothers of Naples" after visiting one of the city`s most violent and drug-infested neighbourhoods on Saturday.

Mar 22, 2015, 16:41 PM IST

Pope Francis' `half-miracle` in Naples

It was a miracle! Or maybe not. The dried blood of Naples` patron saint Januarius half-liquified Saturday during a ceremony when Pope Francis held and kissed the relic while on a visit to the southern Italian city.

Mar 22, 2015, 02:22 AM IST

Resist local Mafiosi, seek honest jobs: Pope in Naples

Pope Francis, visiting Italy's impoverished south, has told Neapolitans to resist exploitation by Mafia dons and seek the dignity of honest work.

Mar 21, 2015, 22:31 PM IST

Crowds welcome Pope in mafia country

Tens of thousands of people on Saturday greeted Pope Francis as he headed deep into mafia territory, visiting jailbirds and the poor in Naples amid heightened security.

Mar 21, 2015, 16:05 PM IST

Italy police seize 50 mn euros in fake banknotes

Italy's financial police said on Thursday they had seized over one million fake 50 euro banknotes which were almost ready to be put into circulation, and arrested five people.

Jan 09, 2015, 00:31 AM IST
Italy World Cup hero Fabio Cannavaro probed over tax fraud

Italy World Cup hero Fabio Cannavaro probed over tax fraud

Italy`s World Cup winning captain Fabio Cannavaro is being investigated on suspicion of running a sham company to avoid paying more than a million euros ($1.27 million) in tax, Italian authorities announced Wednesday.

Oct 22, 2014, 21:18 PM IST

ECB loads anti-deflation gun as demos mar Naples meet

The European Central Bank uncovered its latest anti-deflation artillery on Thursday in a bid to reignite the eurozone economy as anti-austerity demonstrators clashed with police outside the meeting`s Italian venue.

Oct 02, 2014, 23:36 PM IST

Anti-austerity protest greets ECB meeting in Italy

Thousands of anti-austerity demonstrators rallied in Naples Thursday as the European Central Bank convened in the Italian city to discuss how to avert looming deflation in the eurozone.

Oct 02, 2014, 16:10 PM IST

Italy court orders wife to remove honeymoon photos from Facebook

An Italian court has ordered a woman to remove honeymoon photos from Facebook following a marital row.

Aug 18, 2014, 14:10 PM IST

Italy thwarts Britain`s dream of first Davis Cup semi-final in 33 years

Italy reportedly stunned Great Britain with a battling 3-2 win in Naples on Sunday to thwart the Britishers dream of a first Davis Cup semi-final appearance in 33 years.

Apr 07, 2014, 17:58 PM IST

Berlusconi bribery trial opens in Italy

Silvio Berlusconi`s latest trial opened in Naples on Tuesday, this time for allegedly bribing a senator in 2006 to join his party in a move aimed at destabilising a rival centre-left government in power at the time.

Feb 11, 2014, 15:21 PM IST

Italy senate to join civil case against Berlusconi: Media

Speaker of Italy`s upper house of parliament announced the Senate would declare itself a civil party in a trial against former premier Silvio Berlusconi.

Feb 06, 2014, 04:06 AM IST

Two US ships arrive in Black Sea before Sochi Olympics

Two US warships have arrived in the Black Sea and will stand ready to offer assistance in the case of a security emergency at the Sochi Olympic games, officials said Wednesday.

Feb 06, 2014, 01:18 AM IST

Saint-Etienne`s Ghoulam en route for Napoli

Algerian international left-back Faouzi Ghoulam is set to leave Saint-Etienne for Napoli, the French club announced on Thursday.

Jan 30, 2014, 20:58 PM IST