Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Toiba backer, business on US terror blacklist

Muhammad Iqbal, whose name figures among the suspects behind the 26/11 Mumbai attack, has been put on the list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGT) by the United States.

Seven countries join US in arming Kurds against ISIL

 Seven countries, including Italy, France and the UK, have joined the American effort to arm the Kurdish forces in northern Iraq against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a terrorist outfit that has gained control of large parts of Syria and Iraq.

24 more bodies recovered in Italy's refugee rescue

The Italian navy has recovered another 24 bodies from an overturned fishing boat during rescue operations for the thousands of would-be refugees who are fleeing Libyan shores for Europe.

Italy recovers six bodies in latest immigrant shipwreck

The Italian navy has recovered six bodies following a shipwreck off the Libyan coast, the third tragedy to hit immigrants attempting the perilous journey across the Mediterranean this weekend.

Fifteenth-century paintings stolen from Italy`s castle

Three small artworks of the 15th century have been stolen from the picture gallery of the iconic Sforza Castle in Italy`s Milan, media reports said Sunday.

Italy finds 19 boat migrants dead, saves over 3,500 since Friday: Navy

Italy`s maritime search and rescue service saved 3,500 migrants and found 19 corpses in the Mediterranean Sea since Friday as thousands attempted to cross to Europe by boat over the weekend, the Italian navy said.

Bodies of two pilots found after fighter jets crash in Italy

Italian authorities on Wednesday said that they had found the bodies of two pilots after a pair of Tornado fighter jets crashed following a mid-air collision, while two other crew members were still missing.

Two Italian air force jets collide over Italy

Two Italian air force fighter jets carrying a total of four crew members collided on Tuesday during a training mission over Italy, the force said.

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.

Dog dies after saving drowning 5-year-old in Italy

A hero dog has died while trying to save a five-year-old boy from drowning in the sea along Italy`s Adriatic coast.

Italy rescues nearly 100,000 migrants at sea this year

The Italian navy said today it had rescued more than 2,000 migrants over the weekend from boats in the Mediterranean, bringing the number it has brought ashore this year to nearly 100,000.

VVIP chopper: Development in Italy court won`t affect CBI probe

The proposed dropping of probe against defence major Finmeccanica by Italian prosecutor will not affect the probe of CBI into alleged bribery in the purchase of 12 VVIP helicopters from its sister concern AgustaWestland.

Italy`s shipwreck captain sparks anger with seminar

Italy`s notorious shipwreck captain, accused of a fatal delay in sounding the alarm as his Costa Concordia cruise liner sank, has sparked outrage by giving a lecture to students on best emergency practices.

Two Italian aid workers kidnapped in Syria: Foreign Ministry

Two Italian aid workers have been kidnapped in war-torn Syria, the Italian foreign ministry said on Wednesday.

Italy expels imam for calling for Jews to die `one by one`

Italy said Tuesday it is expelling a Moroccan imam caught on video inciting violence against Jews during Israel`s offensive against Hamas militants in Gaza.

Italian Communist party paper folds after 90 years

The official newspaper of the Italian Communist Party ceased publication, almost 90 years after printing its first issue.

Europeans must stay in Libya if they want global role: Renzi

European nations must stay in Libya if they are serious about tackling major global issues, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said.

VIP chopper case: Congress party`s stand vindicated, says Rajiv Shukla

Congress leader Rajeev Shukla on Wednesday stated that his party`s stand has been vindicated in the VVIP chopper case, following the Italian prosecutors shelving proceedings against Finmeccanica and also criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for insulting Congress leaders unnecessarily.

85 kg cocaine worth $23 mn seized in Italy

About 85 kg of pure cocaine, worth around 17 million euros (about $23 million) in retail market, was seized Monday from an Italian port of Gioia Tauro, a media report said.

Costa Concordia completes its voyage to the scrap yard

The wrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner limped into its last port on Sunday, when it was towed to the northern Italian city of Genoa to be broken up for scrap, two-and-a-half years after running aground and sinking with the loss of 32 lives.