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Italian reporters freed from Turkey after two-week detention

An Italian journalist who was detained in Turkey two weeks ago while doing research for a book was released on Monday and flown straight back to Italy.

World's oldest woman Emma Morano dies aged 117; she lived through 2 world wars, knew 11 popes

World's oldest woman Emma Morano dies aged 117; she lived through 2 world wars, knew 11 popes

Emma Morano, the world's oldest woman and the last surviving person born in the 19th century, died at the age of 117 at her home in Italy's Verbania town on Saturday.

Nearly 100 migrants feared missing after boat sinks off Libya: Coastguard

Close to 100 migrants were feared missing after their boat sank off the Libyan coast near Tripoli on Thursday.

Italian railway station evacuated over bomb scare

Police evacuated Sicilian capital Palermo's central station on Tuesday and deployed a bomb squad after a suspect package was discovered at an entrance to the station.

Russian athletes top 2015 doping offences, India ranked third: WADA report

Russian athletes top 2015 doping offences, India ranked third: WADA report

Italy was next on the list with 129 cases while India was third with 117

Fishermen killing case: SC to hear Italian marine Latorre's plea seeking extension to his stay

Fishermen killing case: SC to hear Italian marine Latorre's plea seeking extension to his stay

The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the plea filed by an Italian marine under investigation for the killing of two fishermen, who was allowed to go home while international arbitration into the case goes on.

'Possible terror risks for Italy from lone wolves'

On the risk of terror attacks in Italy, the critical issues continue to come from the possible activation of "lone wolves" and "self-starters", or self radicalised people, an official said.

Pope makes historic visit to Rome Anglican church

Pope Francis attended a service at the All Saints' Church in Rome on Sunday, becoming the first pontiff in history to visit an Anglican church in the Italian capital.

Seven jailed for migrant drownings

An Italian court has sentenced seven African migrants to a total of more than 120 years in prison for the drowning of at least 12 people in Mediterranean in 2015.

Italian court convicts couple in Islamic State group plot

An Italian court has convicted a Moroccan-born man and his wife on charges of international terrorism in connection with an Islamic State plot to carry out attacks in Rome during the Holy Year in 2016.

Italian woman donates Rs 28 lakh gold crown to Saibaba

The woman that she intends to build a huge Saibaba temple in Italy.

Ex Italy rail boss Mauro Moretti among 22 sentenced over 2009 disaster

Mauro Moretti, the former head of Italian railways, was Tuesday among a string of executives sentenced provisionally to prison terms over a 2009 freight train disaster that killed 32 people.

Fresh quakes rattle snowbound central Italy in Lazio province

Sixteen tremors jolted central Italy's mountainous spine on Thursday, Italy's national geophysics and vulcanology institute after the area was hit by a series of strong earthquakes, heavy snowfalls and an avalanche last week.

Fresh quakes rattle snowbound central Italy

Sixteen tremors jolted central Italy's mountainous spine on Thursday, Italy's national geophysics and vulcanology institute after the area was hit by a series of strong earthquakes, heavy snowfalls and an avalanche last week.

Final toll for Italy avalanche stands at 29 as recovery ends

Final toll for Italy avalanche stands at 29 as recovery ends

Firefighters issued the update after a week of search efforts at the isolated Hotel Rigopiano in central Italy. Nine people were pulled out alive in the first days of the rescue.

Italy avalanche toll reaches 23; PM Gentiloni to brief Parliament

Italy avalanche toll reaches 23; PM Gentiloni to brief Parliament

Rescue crews recovered several more bodies from the rubble of a hotel crushed by an avalanche today, bringing the toll to 23, even as they mourned colleagues who were killed in a nearby helicopter crash.

Italy avalanche toll rises to 14 as search continues

The death toll in Italy`s avalanche disaster rose to 14 Tuesday as rescuers extracted the bodies of two women from a devastated Hotel Rigopiano.

Death toll at Italian hotel hit by avalanche rises to six, 23 still missing

Death toll at Italian hotel hit by avalanche rises to six, 23 still missing

Italian rescue workers have found the dead body of a man in the wreckage of the hotel in central Italy that was buried in an avalanche last week, the Italian fire service said on Sunday, with 23 people were still missing as the search operation continues. 

Killer avalanche turns Italian hotel into `coffin`

Italy straddles the Eurasian and African tectonic plates, making it vulnerable to seismic activity when they move.

Hope as Philippines communist peace talks open: Govt

The Philippines expressed hope Thursday of securing a permanent ceasefire deal with communist rebels waging one of Asia`s longest insurgencies, as peace talks resumed in Italy.