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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.

Italy earthquake: At least 30 feared dead in avalanche-hit hotel

Up to 30 people were feared to have died Thursday after an Italian mountain hotel was engulfed by a powerful avalanche in the earthquake-ravaged centre of the country.

'Many dead' in avalanche-hit hotel after Italy quake

'Many dead' in avalanche-hit hotel after Italy quake

Several people have died after a ski hotel was buried by an avalanche in earthquake-hit central Italy, local media reported today quoting rescue services.

Italian minister says Europe`s problem is Europe

Rome and Brussels have been discussing ways to avoid punitive measures against Italy.
 

Earthquake of 5.4 magnitude strikes central Italy

An earthquake struck central Italy on Wednesday with the epicentre in an area covered by heavy snow which is struggling to recover from a string of deadly quakes last year.

Bomb scare at major Italian fashion fair

Italian Police on Thursday evacuated part of the Pitti Uomo international trade fair taking place in Florence and bomb disposal experts were called in after security staff noted a small suitcase left near the ticket office.

Abortion to save looks: Pope Francis takes aim at beauty cult

Pope Francis today took aim at the modern world's obsessions with power, success and beauty, citing the example of a woman who had an abortion to preserve her looks.

'Bunga bunga' bribes trial on hold, Silvio Berlusconi ruling nears

 Silvio Berlusconi will learn by the end of this month if he is to stand trial for allegedly buying the silence of call girls and others who attended his infamous "bunga bunga" sex parties.

Libya strongman says Russia `to fight arms embargo`

The Government of National Accord (GNA), based in Tripoli, is recognised by the international community.
 

130 stranded skiers rescued from Italian resort

More than 100 skiers have been rescued after being trapped on the slopes of the Italian resort of Cervinia after a lift failed in high winds, authorities announced.