Italian FM makes a congratulatory call, raises marines issue

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today received a congratulatory call from her Italian counterpart Federica Mogherini who raised the case of the Italian marines awaiting trial for allegedly killing two Indian fishermen.

Italian marines challenge NIA probe in fishermen killing

The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from the Centre on the petition filed by two Italian marines challenging the jurisdiction of NIA to prosecute and probe the case of killing of two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast in 2012.

Italy appeals UN to help free marines from India

Italy has appealed to the United Nations to help free its two marines who are being tried in India for killing two Indian fishermen in 2012.

Italian marines case: Court to hear NIA`s plea on March 31

A Delhi court on Tuesday fixed March 31 for hearing arguments on NIA`s plea to take "appropriate steps" to secure the custody of two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast in 2012.

Fishermen killing: Detention of marines `unjust`, says new Italian govt

The new Italian government on Saturday has described as "unjust" the detention of two of its marines for two years in connection with the killing of two Indian fishermen and vowed to bring them back.

Marines case: Italy recalls ambassador, summons Indian envoy

Italy on Tuesday summoned Indian Ambassador in Rome hours after it recalled its ambassador from India in protest over a fresh delay in the legal proceedings against two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen.

India, Italy should resolve marines issue: UN

The long-standing issue of two Italian marines being tried by India is prompting tensions between the two countries and they should try to find a "reasonable" and "mutually acceptable" solution to it, the UN has said.

Italian marines case: India says law of the land will apply

India on Tuesday asserted that law of the land will apply with regard to the two Italian marines, facing trial for alleged killing of two fishermen, notwithstanding the unhappiness among the Italian "friends" over the nature of charges invoked against them.

Marines case: Italian Defence Minister Mario Mauro arrives in India

Ahead of the hearing of the marines` case in the Supreme Court, Italian Defence Minister Mario Mauro has landed here and condemned India`s failure to press charges against them even after two years of the incident.

Italy, EU to `react` to India charge against marines: PM Letta

Italy on Monday warned it would "react" to India`s "unacceptable" move to invoke a severe anti-piracy law against two of its marines facing trial there since 2012 over the killings of two Indian fishermen.

Fishermen killing: Italian marines to escape death penalty

The Home Ministry has revised sanction given to prosecute the two Italian marines Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast.

Marines are `neither terrorists nor pirates`: Italy`s FM

The two Italian marines facing trial in India over the killing of two Indian fishermen are "neither terrorists nor pirates", Italy`s Foreign Minister Emma Bonino said on Thursday.

Italian marines may escape death penalty

Two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast, may escape death penalty with the Home Ministry on Tuesday agreeing not to press for the capital punishment against them.

Invoking SUA amounts to terming Italy a terrorist state: Italian govt to SC

Italian Government on Wednesday approached the Supreme Court challenging invocation of anti-terrorism law against its two marines, saying it "would tantamount to the Republic of Italy being termed a terrorist state".

Fishermen killing: India asks Italy to send witnesses for deposition

India has sought immediate appearance of four Italian marines before NIA for questioning in the Kerala fishermen killing case.

No question of death penalty in Italian marines case: India

Amid concerns by Italy on the possibility of death sentence being imposed on its two marines accused of killing Indian fishermen, India on Saturday said no question of death penalty arises.

What haven`t the Marines told you? Italian scribe writes book

Rome wants to try the marines in Italy claiming the incident took place in international waters.

Italy pardons US officer, hopes India will grant clemency to marines

Italy pardoned US air force officer involved in CIA abduction of Egyptian terror suspect, hoping India will follow same principle for 2 Italian marines facing murder charges for shooting 2 fishermen.

Marines were willing to return to India: Italian Def Minister

An emotional Italian Defence Minister Giampaolo Di Paola has said that the two Italian marines who were sent back to India to face trial for the killing of Indian fishermen did so willingly.

Fishermen killing: Mistakes made by both sides, says Italian Deputy Foreign Minister

Asserting that "mistakes" were made by both sides, Italy said India should have realised from the beginning that Kerala judges did not have jurisdiction over the case involving the two Italian marines.