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Fake nursing school busted in Italy


August 9th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 9 (IANS/AKI) A fake school offering courses in nursing was busted by police after unsuspecting students paid 140,000 euros (around $170,000) for classes that did not exist.The fraud ... Read more...

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It’s crime to say man has no balls: Italian apex court


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Italy's supreme court has ruled that it is a criminal offence to tell a man he has "no balls" because it hurts male pride.In a case ... Read more...

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Aniston’s Europe tour with boyfriend


July 5th, 2012 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston took boyfriend Justin Theroux on a romantic two-week holiday last month to Europe so he could experience the beauty of the continent.According ... Read more...

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15 bn euros of mafia wealth seized in Italy


June 12th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 12 (IANS/AKI) Around 15 billion euros (more than $18 billion) of assets have been impounded from the mafia since 2009, Italy's police chief said."We have got better at ... Read more...

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Italian president warns of wave of violence


May 24th, 2012 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 24 (IANS) Days after a bomb attack which killed a student in an Italian city, President Giorgio Napolitano has warned of a new wave of violence reminiscent of ... Read more...

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Whisker stolen from giant cat statue in Colombia


April 11th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 11 (IANS/EFE) One of the whiskers on the giant "El Gato" (The Cat) statue donated by painter and sculptor Fernando Botero to his native Medellin has been stolen, ... Read more...

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Venice will sink three inches by 2032


March 21st, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) Venice, the fabled city of canals, could sink by up to three inches over the next 20 years.New measurements indicate that the historic Italian city continues ... Read more...

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Italian sues wife’s lover for causing moral damage


March 15th, 2012 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 15 (IANS/AKI) An Italian is suing his wife's lover in one of the first such cases in the country where a husband was seeking monetary compensation for moral ... Read more...

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Florence paint matches that used for Mona Lisa


March 13th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Art detectives in search of a missing Leonardo Da Vinci masterpiece in the Italian city of Florence have found traces of the paint which matches the ... Read more...

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Giant cat statue arrives in Colombia


March 5th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 5 (IANS/EFE) Painter and sculptor Fernando Botero's giant "El Gato" (The Cat) statue, which is made of bronze and weighs 1,050 kg, has arrived at the port of ... Read more...

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Ancient Chinese forest found under volcanic ash


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 22 (IANS) A forest in north China that was preserved under a layer of volcanic ash deposited nearly 300 million years ago has been found.The fossil forest, located ... Read more...

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Fake US bonds seized


February 18th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 18 (IANS) Italian police announced Friday they had seized fake US Treasury bonds with a face value of $6 trillion in Switzerland, a media report said. The bonds, ... Read more...

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Italy impounds fake US bonds worth $6 tn


February 17th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian police have confiscated counterfeit US state bonds worth $6 trillion, media reports said Friday.The operation was sanctioned by the prosecutor's office of the southern ... Read more...

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Italian footballer accused of attacking TV crew


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Genoa (Italy), Dec 22 (IANS/AKI) A television news crew from the northwestern Italian city of Genoa told police that AC Milan striker Antonio Cassano attacked them. A reporter and ... Read more...

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Italy to send household waste to Netherlands


December 22nd, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Dec 22 (IANS) Household waste from the Italian city of Naples will now be shipped to the Netherlands, where it will be burned down in two waste plants.The ... Read more...

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Italian gunman kills two immigrants before killing himself


December 14th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by BNO News
FLORENCE, ITALY (BNO NEWS) -- An Italian man killed two Senegalese street vendors on Tuesday and wounded three other Senegalese immigrants before killing himself in the Italian city of Florence, police said.The ... Read more...

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I did not kill Kercher: Knox tells court


October 3rd, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Perugia (Italy), Oct 3 (IANS/AKI) US college student Amanda Knox Monday reiterated her claim that she did not kill British student Meredith Kercher and urged an appeals court to overthrow ... Read more...

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Entourage finale aired


September 12th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After eight seasons, the final episode of the show Entourage was aired on Sunday. The show has over the years received mixed reviews and averaging decent ... Read more...

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When an inundated Delhi reminded one of Venice!


September 9th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Four hours of torrential rains, kilometres of traffic jams and the whole city brought to a standstill. Delhiites' longing for rains came to an abrupt ... Read more...

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World Athletics: Kenya’s Rudisha claims gold in 800m


August 30th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Daegu (South Korea), Aug 30 (IANS) David Rudisha of Kenya took the gold medal in the men's 800m race clocking 1min 43.91sec at the World Athletics Championships here Tuesday.Abubaker Kaki ... Read more...

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Eva Peron’s jewelry recovered


June 24th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Venice, June 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Italian police have announced that they have recovered the stolen jewels of former Argentine first lady Eva Peron. The jewels were stolen from a shop in Spain ... Read more...

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Jersey Shore star Angelina Pivarnick is pregnant


April 28th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former “Jersey Shore” cast Angelina Pivarnick has confirmed that she is pregnant. Angelina confirmed the pregnancy during an interview with the celebrity website TMZ. She however ... Read more...

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Unesco meet to discuss developments in publishing sector


April 19th, 2011 - 3:17 am ICT by IANS
Paris, April 19 (IANS) Unesco will hold its second World Forum on Culture and Cultural Industries (FOCUS 2011) from June 6-8 in the Italian city of Monza, it was announced ... Read more...

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Spotlight on contemporary art at India’s Venice Biennale debut (Lead)


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India's debut at the 54th edition of the prestigious art exhibition Venice Biennale, beginning June 3 in the historic Italian city, will be a ... Read more...

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Spotlight on young artists at India’s Venice Biennale debut


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India's debut face at the 54th edition of the prestigious art exhibition Venice Biennale, beginning June 3 in the historic Italian city, will be ... Read more...

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Christopher Columbus was Polish, not Portuguese: Historian


November 30th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): A new book has suggested that the man credited with discovering America was actually the son of exiled Polish King Vladislav III and not the son of a ... Read more...

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Berlusconi dismisses new escort claims as trash (Lead)


October 29th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Oct 29 (IANS/AKI) Italy's flamboyant Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Thursday dismissed as "media trash" allegations of sexual antics with various women, including a 17-year-old Moroccan girl called Ruby at his Milan ... Read more...

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Probe into Italy football violence


October 14th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Nyon (Switzerland), Oct 14 (IANS/AKI) European football's governing body Wednesday said it will open an investigation into the violence at the Serbia-Italy match in the northwest Italian city of Genoa that prompted ... Read more...

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Octogenarian allowed to wed 49-year-old man


October 14th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucca (Italy), Oct 14 (IANS/AKI) An 87-year-old woman from the central Italian city of Lucca may marry a man of 49, a court has ruled.The court rejected an appeal lodged by ... Read more...

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Troops to combat mafia in Italian city


October 7th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Reggio Calabria (Italy), Oct 7 (IANS/AKI) A top government representative wants to deploy soldiers in this southern Italian city after a portable rocket launcher was sent to the city's chief prosecutor.Luigi Varratta ... Read more...

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Pak woman’s “cultural homicide” over arranged marriage outrages Italian politicians


October 5th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Rome, Oct 5 (ANI): The shocking news of a "cultural homicide", in which a Pakistani woman died in Italy after being beaten with a brick by her husband for opposing an arranged ... Read more...

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Man held for attempted bomb attack on Italy president


September 21st, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Reggio Calabria (Italy), Sep 21 (IANS/AKI) Italy police Tuesday arrested one person for his involvement in an attempted car bombing during President Giorgio Napolitano's visit to this southern Italian city in January. A ... Read more...

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Bengali films are now shot in Europe


September 15th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Bengali films have finally come of age and with major production houses chipping in with funds the shooting locations are going exotic too. Previously Bengali ... Read more...

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Campbell’s skirt blows up at Venice fest


September 2nd, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell ended up showing more than intended when a sudden gust of wind blew her skirt up at the 67th Venice film festival. The 40-year-old, who ... Read more...

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Pakistani fugitive held in Italy


August 15th, 2010 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
Latina (Italy) Aug 15 (IANS/AKI) A Pakistani fugitive who had been on the run since 2006 after being sentenced to 14 years imprisonment for drug and human trafficking has been arrested in ... Read more...

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