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54 Africans died at sea during voyage to Italy


July 11th, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 11 (IANS)A total of 54 people have died in the Mediterranean sea while attempting to reach the Italian shores from Libya, Xinhua quoted the United Nations Refugee ... Read more...

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Italian cruise ship adrift off Seychelles after fire


February 28th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 27 (IANS) An Italian cruise ship was adrift off the Indian Ocean island country of Seychelles following a fire on board. All passengers and crew were however safe, ... Read more...

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Eight more bodies found after Italy ship disaster (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Search teams have found another eight bodies in the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship which sank off the Italian coast last month, a ... Read more...

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Toll in cruise ship accident off Italy rises to eight (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eight people died in the early hours of Saturday after a cruise ship ran aground off the Italian coast, media reports said.The 290-metre-long, 1,500-cabin Costa ... Read more...

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Two killed as ship runs aground off Italy


January 14th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 14 (IANS) Two people were killed after a luxury cruise ship carrying more than 4,000 ran aground off the Italian coast Friday, prompting a major rescue operation that ... Read more...

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Hundreds missing after migrant boat sinks near Italian island, 50 rescued


April 6th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by BNO News
LAMPEDUSA, ITALY (BNO NEWS) -- More than 250 people are feared to have drowned after a migrant boat sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa on Wednesday morning, the International Organization for ... Read more...

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Italian tanker with 17 Indians hijacked


February 8th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 8 (IANS) An Italian oil tanker with 17 Indians on board was hijacked Tuesday by pirates in the Indian Ocean, authorities said. According to the ... Read more...

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Russian oligarch facing world’s biggest divorce payment


July 3rd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): A Russian oligarch is facing the world's most expensive divorce after his wife demanded 3.8 billion pounds as settlement from him.Dmitry Rybolovlev, 43, a mining magnate ranked as ... Read more...

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Volcano tsunami could engulf Italian coast ‘at any time’: NIGV


March 30th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30(ANI): The National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (NIGV) has warned that Europe's largest undersea volcano, Marsili, could disintegrate and unleash a tsunami that would engulf the Italian coast "at ... Read more...

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Chubby birds can reach breeding grounds faster than thin ones


February 18th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Feb 18 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that chubby migratory birds can reach their breeding grounds faster by taking shorter breaks.The research was carried out by a scientist ... Read more...

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Five Roman-era shipwrecks found underwater off Italy


July 27th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has discovered a trove of five Roman-era shipwrecks deep under the sea off a small Mediterranean island near Italy.According to a report in Discovery ... Read more...

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Sexy Eva Mendes splashes Italian coast water in bikini


July 19th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): Eva Mendes gave onlookers an eyeful when she took a dip off the Italian coast in a skimpy black string bikini.The actress was spotted splashing around and squealing ... Read more...

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Hundreds feared drowned off Libya (Second lead)


March 31st, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 31 (DPA) At least two boats carrying hundreds of African would-be immigrants have sunk off the Libyan coast, with 21 bodies and 23 survivors recovered and hundreds more missing, officials ... Read more...

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2,600 yr old Italian tomb reveals ancient trade network


July 25th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Rome, July 25 (ANI): The tomb of a woman who died around 2,600 years ago on the eastern Italian coast has helped archaeologists to piece together the vast trade network that ... Read more...

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