Italian marines case: Court to hear case on July 31

A special court here on Monday fixed July 31 for hearing the case of two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast in 2012, after it was informed that the Supreme Court has ordered that the proceedings be deferred.

India for resolving marines issue as expeditiously as possible

India on Wednesday admitted that the marines issue has "complicated" its relationship with Italy.

Fishermen killing: Detention of marines `unjust`, says new Italian govt

The new Italian government on Saturday has described as "unjust" the detention of two of its marines for two years in connection with the killing of two Indian fishermen and vowed to bring them back.

Marines case: Italy recalls ambassador, summons Indian envoy

Italy on Tuesday summoned Indian Ambassador in Rome hours after it recalled its ambassador from India in protest over a fresh delay in the legal proceedings against two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen.

Italy recalls India ambassador over case against marines

Italy on Tuesday recalled its ambassador from India in protest over a new delay in the legal proceedings against two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen.

Italy approaches UN over trial of its two marines in India

Italy has petitioned the UN over the trial of its two marines in India under a strict anti-piracy law for the killing of two Indian fishermen, and said it would exercise "all options" to bring back the naval personnel.

Need to send `strong message` to India over marines issue: EU

The EU needs to send a "strong message" to India as the trial of two Italian marines for the killing of two Indian fishermen has "huge implications" for Europe`s fight against piracy, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has said.

Fishermen killing: Italian marines to escape death penalty

The Home Ministry has revised sanction given to prosecute the two Italian marines Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast.

Future of anti-piracy missions tied to marines case: Italian minister

Italian Defence Minister Mario Mauro has said that India should allow the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen to come home pending trial.

Italy wants Marines case to be solved, says special envoy

Special envoy of the Italian government Staffan de Mistura, who arrived in India on Sunday, said his presence was aimed to convey the "determination of Italy to solve the case".

`Death sentence to marines will be an attack on Italy`

Giving death sentence to two Italian marines charged with the killing of Indian fishermen will be an act of war, a top Italian lawmaker has warned.

Marines` trial in India hits new snag: Italian Prez Napolitano

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano said trial of two marines in India over the killing of two Indian fishermen has run into new "difficulty" because of upcoming general elections in that country.

India has ruled out death penalty for marines: Italy

India has ruled out the death penalty for two Italian marines facing trial for murdering two Indian fishermen, Italian Foreign Minister Emma Bonino has said.

Italian Marines case won`t be resolved by Christmas: Envoy

The case of the two Italian Marines facing trial in India for murder will not be resolved by Christmas, Rome`s envoy in the case has said.

Italian marines’ case: Italy refuses to send four witnesses to India

The Italian government has reportedly refused to send four of its marines to appear as witnesses for questioning in the ‘Enrica Lexia’ case in which two of its marines are facing trial for killing of Indian fishermen.

Expecting fair, speedy trial in Italian marines case: Envoy

Italy on Saturday said it expects "fair and fast" trial of its marines, allegedly involved in the killing of two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast that should be to the satisfaction of both the countries.

No question of death penalty in Italian marines case: India

Amid concerns by Italy on the possibility of death sentence being imposed on its two marines accused of killing Indian fishermen, India on Saturday said no question of death penalty arises.

Put aside doubts on marines` trial: Khurshid to Italy

Seeking to re-assure Italy, India said any doubts on Italian marines being put on trial for committing a terror act should be set aside in case of killing of two Indian fishermen in high seas.

NIA registers murder case against Italian marines

NIA has registered a murder case against two Italian marines for allegedly killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast last year.

Marines were willing to return to India: Italian Def Minister

An emotional Italian Defence Minister Giampaolo Di Paola has said that the two Italian marines who were sent back to India to face trial for the killing of Indian fishermen did so willingly.