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Rome takes down unpopular Christmas tree


December 7th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials in Rome have been forced to bring down a Christmas tree that turned out to irritate residents. Several residents including the city mayor displayed their dislike ... Read more...

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Penelope Cruz in Rome to work on Woody Allen film


July 8th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 8 (IANS/EFE) Spanish actress Penelope Cruz arrived here Thursday to start work on "The Bop Decameron", a new Woody Allen comedy."I'm really happy to be in Rome and ... Read more...

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Rome mayor receives bullet through mail


April 14th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 14 (IANS/AKI) Rome's conservative mayor Gianni Alemanno received a letter and a bullet through the mail at his office in the town hall.The typed letter was said to ... Read more...

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Vatican warns pilgrims of ticket scams ahead of John Paul II beatification


April 11th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Rome, Apr.11 (ANI): The Vatican has warned Catholic pilgrims against ticket scams and unscrupulous hoteliers as the beatification of Pope John Paul II to be held on May 1 in Rome draws ... Read more...

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Two injured in blasts at embassies in Rome (Fourth Lead)


December 24th, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Police searched embassies and consular offices in Rome after two people were injured in separate parcel bomb blasts Thursday at the Swiss and Chilean missions in the Italian ... Read more...

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Two injured in bomb explosions in Rome (Second Lead)


December 23rd, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 23 (IANS/AKI) A pair of bombs exploded Thursday at the Swiss and Chilean embassies in Rome injuring two people. Another bomb was found at the Ukrainian embassy.Nobody immediately claimed responsibility ... Read more...

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Pope appeals to spare life of Pakistani Christian woman


November 18th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Nov 17 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI Wednesday made an appeal for a Pakistani Christian mother of five who has been sentenced to death for blasphemy after she collected water from ... Read more...

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Fire in Rome hospital injures 50


November 6th, 2010 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) About 50 people, including several children, were injured after a fire broke out in a children's hospital in Rome. No casualties have been reported.The fire broke out ... Read more...

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Chinese firms keen to invest in Rome Grand Prix


October 13th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 13 (IANS/AKI) Chinese firms are interested in investing in Rome's first Formula One Grand Prix, scheduled to take place in 2012-13, according to the company involved in organising the race."Chinese ... Read more...

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Rome holds gay tennis tournament


October 1st, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 1 (IANS/AKI) Over 250 players from various countries will take part in a tennis tournament for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders, "aimed at equality and fighting homophobia", in the Italian ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Part of Nero’s palace collapses in Rome


March 30th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 30 (DPA) The collapse Tuesday of part of the ceiling of Roman emperor Nero's famed Domus Aurea (Golden Palace) raised concern about the state of one of Rome's most prized ... Read more...

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Three held for attacking Asian food outlet in Italy


March 17th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 17 (IANS/AKI) Three youths who allegedly attacked Bangladeshi immigrants at their takeaway food outlet in Rome have been arrested. The youths are reported to have beaten three immigrants with iron ... Read more...

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Rome clears Europe’s largest gypsy camp


January 20th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 20 (IANS/AKI) Rome mayor Gianni Alemanno was accused of discrimination when he began clearing out Europe's largest gypsy camp in the Italian capital. The move was supervised by the Red ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Army of Man U fans ready to paint Rome red


May 26th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): Thirty thousand Manchester United fans are expected to travel to Rome for Wednesday's Champion League final, painting the Eternal City red.Only 20,000 United fans have tickets for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Man U fans should stay clear of Rome hotspots


May 20th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): Manchester United fans should steer clear of certain Rome hotspots when they visit the city for the Champions League final, the British Foreign Office has warned.Thousands of fans ... Read more...

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Booze ban for Euro final


May 13th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): British football fans will be hit by a booze ban during the Champions League final.According to the Daily Star, Manchester United supporters will not be able ... Read more...

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China angry after Dalai Lama becomes Rome citizen


February 11th, 2009 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 11 (RIA Novosti) China has complained to Italy's foreign ministry over a decision to make the Dalai Lama an honorary citizen of Rome, saying the decision "offended the Chinese people".Tibet's ... Read more...

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Afghan and Italian films triumph at Rome film fest


November 1st, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 1 (DPA) Afghan director Siddiq Barmak's, Opium War, and Italy's Giacomo Battiato's Resolution 819, about war crimes in Bosnia, won top prizes at the International Rome Film Festival Friday.The Golden ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Prostitutes in Italy to dress like nuns after skimpy clothing ban!


September 19th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 19 (ANI): Prostitutes in Italy are planning to dress as nuns after being banned from wearing skimpy clothing while they tout for business in broad daylight.By dressing like nuns, ... Read more...

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