Italy priest sanctioned for blaming children for pedophilia

The Catholic Church in northern Italy's Trento region has sanctioned a priest who said pedophilia in the church was caused by children seeking the affection of priests.

MP church named after Italian girl who died of cancer

A church in Sironj town of Madhya Pradesh has been named after Italy's Chiara Badano, a cancer patient who was beatified in 2010.

Italy launches investigation into Volkswagen scandal
Italy launches investigation into Volkswagen scandal

The Italian antitrust authority has opened an investigation into Volkswagen (VW) for possibly misleading consumers who have bought diesel cars from the German automaker.

Asylum requests soar in Italy

Requests in Italy for asylum protection have soared by 74 percent in 2015 over the similar period in 2014, Interior Minister Angelino Alfano has said.

Italy deports Pakistani terror suspect

Anti-terrorism police in the Italian city of Macerata have deported a 32-year-old Pakistani terror suspect, the media reported.

Police clear migrant camp on France-Italy border

 Italian police cleared a camp of migrants and activists from the border of France and Italy on Wednesday with the occupants hiding in a nearby rocky area to avoid arrest, an AFP journalist said.

Italy Senate rejects millions of proposed changes to constitution reform bill

 The head of Italy`s Senate on Tuesday rejected the more than 70 million computer-generated amendments submitted by the anti-immigrant Northern League to a government-sponsored constitutional reform bill.

Italian aid worker killed in B'desh; ISIS claims responsibility

 An Italian aid worker has been killed in the high security diplomatic area here, the first attack claimed by the dreaded jihadist group Islamic State in Bangladesh.

Rescuers save 1,151 migrants off Libya coast, says Italy

The Italian coastguard said it had coordinated the rescue Monday of 1,151 migrants in 11 separate operations off the Libyan coast.

Italy's glaciers retreated by 40 percent: WWF
Italy's glaciers retreated by 40 percent: WWF

 Alpine glaciers in Italy have lost an estimated 40 percent of their area over the last three decades, a recent report released by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has said.

Italy student crowdfunding PhD to fight mafia

An Italian student is appealing for the public to crowdfund his PhD research into the mafia so he can shed new light on organised crime on the streets of Naples where the powerful Camorra syndicate holds sway.

EU holds emergency summit after forcing through migrant deal

European Union leaders will gather for an emergency summit on the migration crisis on Wednesday, a day after ministers forced through a controversial deal to relocate 120,000 refugees in a major blow to unity within the bloc. 

EU forces through migrant deal over eastern opposition
EU forces through migrant deal over eastern opposition

EU ministers pushed through a deal to relocate 120,000 refugees on Tuesday, but rode roughshod over fierce opposition from central and eastern states in a major blow to unity in the bloc.

750 migrants rescued from boats off Libyan coast: MSF

At least 750 people were rescued on Saturday from three small boats in international waters near the Libyan coast by a ship operated by Doctors Without Borders, a spokesman told AFP. 

EU Parliament backs refugee relocation plan

 The European Parliament on Thursday strongly backed plans to relocate 120,000 refugees around the EU to ease pressure on Greece, Hungary and Italy, which ministers failed to agree on earlier this week.

EU to hold emergency meeting on refugee issue

European Union (EU) interior ministers will hold an emergency meeting on September 22 to cope with refugee crisis, officials said.

Daniele De Rossi gives Italy win on Gianluigi Buffon's 150th appearance
Daniele De Rossi gives Italy win on Gianluigi Buffon's 150th appearance

Daniele De Rossi converted an early penalty and was later sent off as Italy beat Bulgaria 1-0 in a Euro 2016 qualifier which saw goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon win his 150th cap for the hosts on Sunday.

Graziano Pelle fires Italy top of group with Malta win
Graziano Pelle fires Italy top of group with Malta win

Southampton striker Graziano Pelle scored off Antonio Candreva`s pinpoint cross to hand Italy a precious 1-0 win over Malta in Florence on Thursday that sent the hosts top of their Euro 2016 qualifying table.

DNA: Today in History, September 03

Know all the historical facts happened on September 03 in this episode of DNA.

Car bomb damages Italy's ENI joint venture office in Libyan capital

A car bomb went off in Libya`s capital Tripoli on Monday in front of the headquarters of Mellitah, an oil and gas joint venture between Italy`s ENI and Libyan state oil firm NOC, witnesses said.