Disruption continues at Rome`s disaster-hit airport

Flights in and out of Rome`s disaster-hit Fiumicino airport were seriously disrupted for a second day Thursday after a fire in a nearby pine grove threw dense smoke across the runway.

Italian president seeks jurisdiction over marines going on trial in India

 President Sergio Matarella and Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Monday said Italy will continue its fight to prevent two marines going on trial in India over the killing of two fishermen.

Marines case: India to contest Italy's decision in ITLOS

India will contest the Italian government's decision to the take the matter of two of its marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen three years ago, to an international tribunal which is going to hear it in the second week of August.

Italy fireworks factory blast toll rises to eight

The death toll from an explosion at a fireworks factory in southern Italy has risen to eight after one of those hurt succumbed to their injuries, a hospital source said Sunday.

More than 1,300 migrants brought to Sicily

 More than 1,300 migrants, mostly from sub-Saharan Africa and Syria, arrived in Sicily on Saturday, after having been picked up in the Mediterranean, the Italian coastguard said.

Seven dead in Italy fireworks factory blast: Report

Seven people were killed and several injured on Friday in an explosion at a fireworks factory in the southern port city of Bari, local media reported citing the emergency services.

This country adopts most Indian orphans

The US adopts most number of Indian children from various orphanages across the country, followed by Italy and Spain, the government said on Friday.

Vladimir Putin wants me for economy minister: Silvio Berlusconi

Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to give Silvio Berlusconi Russian citizenship -- and the job of economy minister -- the disgraced Italian billionaire politician was quoted as saying on Thursday.

Rescue boat with hundreds of migrants stopped from landing in Sicily: Charity

Italian authorities prevented a rescue boat with some 700 migrants aboard from landing in Sicily because there was no room for the people in reception centres, a humanitarian group said Friday.

Clashes, arrests after protest against migrant centre near Rome

Two people were arrested and 15 policemen were injured on Friday when far-right activists and local residents held a protest over a new centre for asylum-seekers outside Rome.

Marines case: India likely to accept Italian plea for international arbitration

India is likely to agree to Italy's plea for an international arbitration over the alleged involvement of two Italian marines in the killing of Indian fishermen off Kerala coast three years ago.

Marines case: Italy invokes international arbitration against India

Italy on Monday made a fresh plea before the Supreme Court saying it has invoked international arbitration challenging India's jurisdiction to try two of its marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen three years ago, as the court allowed one of them to remain in Italy for six more months on medical grounds.

Italy suspends consular services in Egypt after attack

Italy's Embassy in Egypt says it is suspending all consular services in Cairo, a day after its consulate was hit by a car bomb that killed a passer-by and blasted a gaping hole in the historic building.

Islamic State claims attack on Italian consulate in Egypt's Cairo
Islamic State claims attack on Italian consulate in Egypt's Cairo

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for attack on the Italian consulate in the Egyptian capital Cairo that killed one.

Tunisian authorities recover 27 dead migrants

Tunisian authorities have recovered 27 corpses of migrants off the Mediterranean Coast who apparently died trying to reach Italy from Libya.

Italy not 'intimidated' by Cairo consulate attack: Minister

Italy will not be intimidated by the deadly bombing of its consulate in Cairo, Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Saturday.

Explosion outside Italian consulate in Cairo kills one

At least one person was killed and six others were injured in a powerful explosion outside the Italian consulate in this Egyptian capital Cairo Saturday, an official saod.

Italy not `intimidated` by Cairo consulate attack: Minister
Italy not `intimidated` by Cairo consulate attack: Minister

Italy will not be intimidated by the deadly bombing of its consulate in Cairo, Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Saturday

12 dead in Nigeria oil pipeline explosion: Italy's Eni

An accidental explosion on an oil pipeline in Nigeria operated by Italian energy giant Eni left 12 people dead and three injured, the company said in a statement on Friday.

12 migrants drown, 500 rescued in Mediterranean off Libya

Twelve migrants died on Thursday when their overcrowded rubber dinghy sank off the coast of Libya, the Italian Coast Guard said, while some 500 were rescued in the latest episodes in the Mediterranean migrant crisis.