A baby born at sea on Christmas Day after his Nigerian mother was plucked from a floundering migrant boat by the Italian navy has been baptised Testimony Salvatore in honour of the medics who delivered him.
Blending spiritualism with tourism, the government is preparing a new programme to attract tourists, taking a leaf out of Italy and Saudi Arabia which are flocked by huge number of pilgrims every year.
In a sharp attack, Italian President Giorgio Napolitano on Monday accused India of "scarce political will" to provide a "fair solution" into the case of two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012.
A Delhi court on Saturday took cognisance of a charge sheet filed by Enforcement Directorate (ED) against five accused, including two Italian nationals, in connection with a money laundering case related to Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal.
Amid continued stand-off between India and Italy over the issue of two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012, Italian Ambassador Daniele Mancini on Saturday left for home reportedly for "consultations."
European Union's new foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has expressed her disappointment over the Indian Supreme Court's decision on the case of two Italian marines and warned that the issue could impact on EU-India relations.
The Palestinian leadership on Sunday said it planned to submit a resolution to the UN Security Council setting a two-year deadline for Israel to end its occupation, as US Secretary of State John Kerry launched a flurry of European meetings to revive the stalled peace process.