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Stolen Italian masterpiece recovered in Morocco: police

A stolen painting worth up to six million euros by a Baroque Italian known as "The Squinter" has been recovered in Morocco, Italy's art police said today.

Anonymous posters criticising pope appear in Rome

Posters accusing Pope Francis of attacking conservative Catholics appeared around Rome this weekend and were swiftly covered up by city authorities.

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.

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.

Nearly 180 missing after Mediterranean ship capsize: United Nation

Nearly 180 missing after Mediterranean ship capsize: United Nation

Four people died and nearly 180 are missing after Saturday's migrant ship capsize in the Mediterranean, the UN refugee agency and the International Organisation for Migration said today.

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.

Sailors rescue 114 migrants including 22 children from the Mediterranean

Sailors rescue 114 migrants including 22 children from the Mediterranean

A charity rescue ship has picked up 114 migrants from the Mediterrrean including eight women and 22 children, of whom 16 were unaccompanied

Indian man among two killed as tornado strikes Italy

An Indian man was among two people who were killed after a powerful tornado hit the outskirts of the Italian capital, wounding several others and knocking down trees, damaging buildings and causing floods in the north of the city.

New Italy earthquake sows terror, flattens historic basilica

New Italy earthquake sows terror, flattens historic basilica

A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 struck central Italy early Sunday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Magnitude 5.6 earthquake strikes central Italy, felt in Rome

A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck central Italy on Wednesday at a depth of 10 kilometres just two months after a stronger quake killed almost 300 and levelled a number of small towns.

Italian Olympic Committee officially abandon Rome's 2024 Olympic Games bid

Italian Olympic Committee officially abandon Rome's 2024 Olympic Games bid

Nearly two thirds of councillors backed mayor Virginia Raggi's position that the cash-strapped city needs to sort out its own problems first.

Mother Teresa's canonisation ceremony: Mamata Banerjee leaves for Rome

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Friday left for Italy on a week-long visit to Rome and Germany to attend Mother Teresa's canonisation ceremony.

120 dead in Italy earthquake: PM Renzi

A series of aftershocks struck towns in the region, toppling scores of buildings.

At least 120 killed as quake flattens towns in central Italy

At least 120 killed as quake flattens towns in central Italy

At least 120 people have died after a powerful earthquake struck a remote area of central Italy today.

Delhi Home Min to attend Mother Teresa's sainthood ceremony in Vatican

Jain will leave for Rome with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on September 2 and return on September 5.

Kejriwal, Mamata to attend Mother Teresa's canonization in Rome on Sept 4

Kejriwal, Mamata to attend Mother Teresa's canonization in Rome on Sept 4

Delhi Chief Minster Arvind Kejriwal and his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee will attend the canonization ceremony of Mother Teresa in Rome on Sept 4.

Rescuers save 366 migrants from boats in Mediterranean, 20 reported dead

Rescuers save 366 migrants from boats in Mediterranean, 20 reported dead

Rescuers saved 366 migrants from rickety boats trying to cross the Mediterranean to Italy.

Death toll in Italian train crash rises to 20: Regional official

Death toll in Italian train crash rises to 20: Regional official

The death toll from a train crash in southern Italy has risen to 20, a regional official told reporters on Tuesday, adding that dozens of people were in hospital, some with serious injuries.

At least 10 dead in Italy train crash: Media

At least 10 people have been killed in a collision between two trains in the southern Italy.

Trains collide in southern Italy, four people reported killed

Two passenger trains crashed head on in southern Italy on Tuesday, killing at least four people and injuring dozens, Italian newspaper la Repubblica reported on its website.