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One dead, one missing after quake hits Italy holiday island

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Italian holiday island of Ischia late on Monday, causing destruction that left one person dead and one missing at peak tourist season, authorities said.

Quake hits Italian island, one dead, 25 wounded

Quake hits Italian island, one dead, 25 wounded

An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 hit the tourist-packed Italian island of Ischia, off the coast of Naples, on Monday night, killing at least one person and injuring some 25 others as buildings collapsed, officials said.

Italy anti-terror expulsions top 200

Italy on Saturday announced the deportation of two Moroccans and a Syrian suspected of Islamist extremist sympathies, lifting to 202 the number of such orders since January 2015.

Police nab fireman for arson as Italy blazes rage

On Monday, 15 firefighters were arrested in Sicily on suspicion of having started fires in order to receive bonus payments.

Pakistan-born man convicted of pipe bomb plot in UK

Muhammad was seen crying in court as the jury returned its guilty verdict, reached by a majority of 10 to two after almost 16 hours of deliberations.

UN backs Italy bid to close migrant route from Libya

Italy has also been working to stem migrant arrivals in Libya through better controls on the southern border, cooperation with countries like Niger, Chad and Mali that migrants transit on their way to the Mediterranean and a voluntary repatriation programme.

Italy begins naval mission to help Libya curb migrant flows

Italy begins naval mission to help Libya curb migrant flows

Almost 600,000 migrants have arrived in Italy over the past four years, putting Italy`s network of reception centres under huge strain and causing increasing political tensions.

Eight migrants found dead at sea off Libya: Italy coastguard

The bodies of eight migrants have been found at sea off the coast of Libya by rescuers coming to the aid of four rubber dinghies, the Italian coastguard said on Tuesday.

Maldives urged to restore parliament's independence

The opposition coalition's plan to wrest the parliamentary majority was aimed at reforming the judiciary, elections commission and other bodies perceived as being partial toward Yameen.

Turkey PM Binali Yildirim warns Cyprus on 'untimely and dangerous' energy moves

Turkey PM Binali Yildirim warns Cyprus on 'untimely and dangerous' energy moves

Ankara has said it will take measures against Cyprus for engaging in gas and oil exploration around the divided island, arguing it has no jurisdiction to explore for hydrocarbons.

PM Narendra Modi leaves for home as G20 Summit concludes

PM Narendra Modi leaves for home as G20 Summit concludes

"Goodbye Hamburg! PM emplanes for Delhi after a successful visit to Israel and G20 Summit," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted.
 

Eight people found dead under Collapsed building in Italy: Report

 Eight people were found dead on Saturday under the rubble of a collapsed apartment building near the southern Italian town of Naples, after rescue workers searched for bodies through the night, a fire brigade spokesman said.

Italian police arrest Chechen suspected over Grozny attacks

The 38-year-old man is accused of crimes of international terrorism and is now in prison in the southern town of Foggia, a police statement said. 
 

Dozens of migrants believed missing off Libya

"According to the survivors about 40 others are missing, including seven children," he said. The body of one woman was had already been recovered.
 

Apartment building collapses in Italy; three confirmed dead

The Italian railway said in a statement that the vibrations from passing trains have no impact on the stability of adjacent buildings.

UN refugee chief says Italy needs support helping migrants

Italy needs more international support to cope with a wave of migrants that has flooded its shores since the start of the year, UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi said on Saturday.

Ex-CIA agent convicted over imam kidnapping to face sentencing

Sabrina de Sousa, who holds dual American and Portuguese nationality, said she would leave Portugal to face the Italian courts over the abduction of radical preacher Abu Omar from a Milan street in 2003 in an operation allegedly led jointly by the CIA and the Italian intelligence services.

Football legend Paolo Maldini set to end pro tennis career after poor debut

Football legend Paolo Maldini set to end pro tennis career after poor debut

Maldini and Landonio earned their place in the draw after winning a "rodeo" tournament at the host venue, the club where the Italian plays once a week with his coach, Landonio, usually on the faster, indoor courts.

Italian woman abducted from IGI airport, taken to Chandigarh

The woman arrived in Delhi on June 20.

Over 8,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean in 48 hours: Italy's coastguard

Over 8,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean in 48 hours: Italy's coastguard

Over 73,300 migrants have landed in Italy since January, a 14 percent increase from the same period last year.