Developing countries blast rich-world farm subsidies at Rome talks

Wealthy countries are still subsidising their farmers at the expense of developing nations, undermining market access for some of the world`s poorest producers, two farm ministers told a Food and Agriculture Organization meeting on Monday. 

Pope braced for marriage clash as world`s bishops meet

Nice-guy Pope Francis looks set to have his mettle tested by his first mutiny in the ranks this weekend at a Catholic meeting on the contentious issue of traditional marriage.

Tibetan party suggests Rome as new venue for peace summit

A day after the World Peace summit was cancelled and shifted out of Cape Town in South Africa, a Tibetan political party here has suggested Rome as the alternative venue for the peace laureates' congregation.

World's most powerful house- White House

White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States and it is considered as World's most powerfull house.

CSKA bounce back after Roma rout in Moscow derby
CSKA bounce back after Roma rout in Moscow derby

CSKA Moscow shrugged off their midweek Champions League drubbing in Rome with a 1-0 win over Lokomotiv in the Moscow derby on Sunday.

Vatican security doubled over possible terror attack

Security around St Peter`s Square in Vatican City has been doubled due to concerns about possible terrorist attacks targeting Pope Francis or the Vatican.

Pope Francis is target for ISIS extremists: Iraqi ambassador to Vatican
Pope Francis is target for ISIS extremists: Iraqi ambassador to Vatican

In what could draw global attention, the Iraqi ambassador to Vatican, Habeeb Al Sadr, has told an Italian newspaper that the Islamic State may target Pope Francis in bid to expand its terror wings, reports stated on Tuesday.

Traffickers 'laughed' as they capsized boat with 500 refugees

Survivors of the most deadly migrant shipwreck in years have described the horrifying moment traffickers capsized their boat and left them to drown, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday.

A quarter of Italian students smoke marijuana

 A parliamentary report on drug dependency has showed that a quarter of Italian students aged between 15 and 18 smoke marijuana.

500 feared dead in Mediterranean migrant shipwreck: IOM

As many as 500 migrants could have died after traffickers rammed and sank their boat in the Mediterranean last week, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on Monday, quoting survivors.

Suspected Ebola case reported in Italy

A suspected case of Ebola was detected in central Italy, a health official said Tuesday.

Lawyers seek speedy return of Italian marine from India

Lawyers for one of the two Italian marines detained in India over the 2012 killing of two fishermen have launched a bid to have him flown home on medical grounds, defence officials said on Saturday.

Two Italian aid workers kidnapped in Syria: Foreign Ministry

Two Italian aid workers have been kidnapped in war-torn Syria, the Italian foreign ministry said on Wednesday.

Italy expels imam for calling for Jews to die `one by one`

Italy said Tuesday it is expelling a Moroccan imam caught on video inciting violence against Jews during Israel`s offensive against Hamas militants in Gaza.

Two killed in Italian chopper crash

A pilot and a technician were killed in an Italian city Sunday as their firefighting helicopter crashed.

24th James Bond movie to film in Rome

James Bond`s 24th movie post ` Skyfall ` might be filmed partly in Rome with a spectacular car chase, according to reports.

Italy navy rescues 2,600 boat migrants

More than 2,600 migrants were rescued by the Italian navy this weekend, authorities said on Monday, as police searched for new arrivals who landed by night on Sicily`s southern coast.

Dead grandmother took selfie from beyond the grave, claims Romanian woman

In what may seem bizarre to many, a Romanian woman, Gina Mihai, 34, has claimed that her grandmother, who died three years ago, took a selfie on her mobile phone from the other life.

WHO targets elimination of TB in over 30 countries

The World Health Organisation (WHO), along with the European Respiratory Society (ERS), Thursday presented a new framework to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) in countries with low levels of the disease.

80 more migrants drowned in latest Italy boat tragedy

Eighty more migrants are feared drowned after another shipwreck off Italy, just days after dozens of others suffocated in the hold of an overcrowded fishing boat.