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Explosion causes fire near Italy's Bologna Airport

Explosion causes fire near Italy's Bologna Airport

A road accident caused a large explosion and a fire near Bologna airport in northern Italy on Monday, police said, and local media reported some people had been injured.

Aug 06, 2018, 18:47 PM IST
Vatican changes stance on death penalty as Pope makes it 'inadmissible' in all cases

Vatican changes stance on death penalty as Pope makes it 'inadmissible' in all cases

The Pope has made the death penalty inadmissible whatever may be the circumstance.

Aug 02, 2018, 20:21 PM IST
French Open: Rafael Nadal unsure of Wimbledon appearance after record French Open win

French Open: Rafael Nadal unsure of Wimbledon appearance after record French Open win

 Rafael Nadal has cast doubt on his participation at Wimbledon, saying he needs to see how his body recovers after a long clay court campaign culminated in an 11th French Open title.

Jun 11, 2018, 19:38 PM IST
Ronnie Baker dominates Christian Coleman again to win 100m in Rome

Ronnie Baker dominates Christian Coleman again to win 100m in Rome

  Ronnie Baker sprinted to a second men's 100m triumph in less than a week, winning the Rome Diamond League meet as US rival Christian Coleman faded to fourth.

Jun 01, 2018, 11:08 AM IST
Juan Martin del Potro doubt for Roland Garros

Juan Martin del Potro doubt for Roland Garros

World number six Juan Martin del Potro could be a doubt for Roland Garros after sustaining a groin strain in Rome.

May 19, 2018, 17:51 PM IST
Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic to meet for 51st time in Rome

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic to meet for 51st time in Rome

Novak Djokovic set up an Italian Open semi-final blockbuster against old rival Rafael Nadal after both former world number one players battled back in thrilling last-eight clashes.

May 19, 2018, 16:07 PM IST
Rafael Nadal bounces back from slow start to reach Rome semis

Rafael Nadal bounces back from slow start to reach Rome semis

Rafael Nadal continued his clay domination on Friday, rallying from a set down to reach the Italian Open semi-finals with a 4-6 6-1 6-2 victory over Fabio Fognini.

May 18, 2018, 22:58 PM IST
British sprint king Mark Cavendish breaks rib in crash, out of week-long Tirreno-Adriatico stage

British sprint king Mark Cavendish breaks rib in crash, out of week-long Tirreno-Adriatico stage

He crossed the line with a bloodied face and was taken straight to hospital.

Mar 08, 2018, 16:28 PM IST
Champions League: Last-gasp Paulo Dybala gives Juventus win and boost for Spurs trip

Champions League: Last-gasp Paulo Dybala gives Juventus win and boost for Spurs trip

Dybala, left out of the Argentine squad this week, shrugged off his rustiness by pouncing in the third minute of injury time.

Mar 04, 2018, 11:07 AM IST
AC Milan advance to Coppa Italia final

AC Milan advance to Coppa Italia final

AC Milan, seeking to hoist the Coppa Italia for the first time since 2003

Mar 01, 2018, 14:39 PM IST
'Beast from the East': Europe shivers as Siberian blast send temperature crashing

'Beast from the East': Europe shivers as Siberian blast send temperature crashing

Freezing temperatures have claimed at least seven lives across Europe in recent days.

Feb 27, 2018, 12:56 PM IST
Rome's Colosseum turned red to protest Pakistan blasphemy law

Rome's Colosseum turned red to protest Pakistan blasphemy law

Rome`s ancient Colosseum was lit in red on Saturday in solidarity with persecuted Christians, particularly Asia Bibi, a woman condemned to death under Pakistan`s blasphemy laws.

Feb 25, 2018, 13:03 PM IST
Money-laundering probe opened into AC Milan sale: Reports

Money-laundering probe opened into AC Milan sale: Reports

Italian prosecutors have opened an investigation into whether the deal to sell AC Milan to Chinese investors last year was inflated for money-laundering purposes, La Stampa reported on Saturday.

Jan 13, 2018, 18:27 PM IST
Christmas 2017: International weekend getaways that will leave you spellbound

Christmas 2017: International weekend getaways that will leave you spellbound

Check out these famous destinations to travel this Christmas.

Dec 13, 2017, 16:20 PM IST
El Shaarawy nets double as Roma maul Chelsea 3-0 in Champions League

El Shaarawy nets double as Roma maul Chelsea 3-0 in Champions League

Stephan El Shaarawy scored a brace as AS Roma mauled Chelsea 3-0 to claim top spot in Champions League Group C on Tuesday at the expense of the English champions.

Nov 01, 2017, 10:55 AM IST
Pope Francis tells web companies: use profits to protect children

Pope Francis tells web companies: use profits to protect children

A commission Francis set up in 2014 to advise him on how to root out sexual abuse has been hit by defections by two key members who lamented lack of progress and cooperation from Vatican officials.

Oct 06, 2017, 20:00 PM IST
Two new cases of mosquito-borne chikungunya virus near Rome testo

Two new cases of mosquito-borne chikungunya virus near Rome testo

Local health authorities on Friday confirmed two new cases and reported two suspected cases of the painful, mosquito-borne illness chikungunya in Italy's Lazio region.

Sep 16, 2017, 11:02 AM IST
Deepika Kumari crashes out of world cup final in round one

Deepika Kumari crashes out of world cup final in round one

With Deepika’s exit, India’s campaign at the world cup final also comes to an end.

Sep 03, 2017, 20:04 PM IST
Pope to visit Myanmar, Bangladesh amid Rohingya crisis

Pope to visit Myanmar, Bangladesh amid Rohingya crisis

The announcement came hours after Bangladesh border guards pushed back thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing the worst violence in Myanmar in five years, with 104 people killed.

Aug 28, 2017, 15:28 PM IST
Lemon was a luxury item for ancient Romans: Study

Lemon was a luxury item for ancient Romans: Study

 The humble citrus fruit lemon, a cash crop, was introduced in ancient Rome from Israel and was once considered an item of luxury as well as a status symbol for the ruling elite, a study has found.

Aug 19, 2017, 23:42 PM IST

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