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SC reserves verdict on Italian marines’ plea


September 4th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved its verdict on the pleas by the Italian government and its two marines seeking the quashing of charges against them ... Read more...

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No sovereign immunity for Italian Marines, centre tells SC


August 31st, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The government Thursday told the Supreme Court that two Italian Marines facing trial for killing two fishermen off Kerala coast enjoyed no sovereign immunity and ... Read more...

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Centre opposes plea for stay on Italian Marines’ trial


August 8th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The central government Wednesday opposed a plea seeking suspension of the trial of two Italian Marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen after allegedly ... Read more...

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10 Italian cities face bankruptcy: Report


July 25th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ten Italian cities are facing bankruptcy as they are unable to fulfil their budget commitments, Italian newspaper La Stampa reported Tuesday.Graziano Del Rio, president of ... Read more...

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Italian marines’ plea: SC notice to centre, Kerala


July 19th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday issued notice to the central and Kerala governments on the plea of the Italian government and its two marines seeking a ... Read more...

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Moody’s downgrades 13 Italian banks


July 17th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 17 (IANS) Ratings agency Moody's Investors Service has slashed the ratings of 13 Italian banks, citing the weakened credit profile of the Italian government.The downgrades Monday came ... Read more...

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24,000 Italian government employees to lose jobs


July 11th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 10 (IANS/AKI) Around 24,000 government employees in Italy are due to lose their jobs because of spending cuts worth 26 billion euros ($32 billion).Around 11,000 of the workers ... Read more...

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Kerala court dismisses pleas of Italian Marines (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 29 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Tuesday dismissed the pleas of two Italian Marines to quash the first information report filed against them by Kerala Police in the ... Read more...

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Kerala court denies bail to Italian marines (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), May 19 (IANS) A court here Saturday rejected the bail application of two Italian marines accused of shooting dead two Indian fishermen, expressing doubts whether their presence could ... Read more...

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Italian ship set to leave


May 5th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 5 (IANS) Italian ship M.V. Enrica Lexie, anchored off the Kerala coast since two Marines aboard it shot dead two Indian fishermen Feb 15, will resume its journey ... Read more...

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Italian ship may finally leave Kochi


May 4th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 4 (IANS) Italian ship M.V. Enrica Lexie, anchored in the sea since two Marines on it shot dead two Indian fishermen Feb 15, is expected to set sail ... Read more...

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Supreme Court permits Italian ship to leave (Second Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday allowed the release from a Kerala port of Italian ship M.V. Enrica Lexie, from which two marines shot dead two Indian ... Read more...

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Suprme Court permits Italian ship to leave (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday allowed the release from a Kerala port of Italian ship M.V. Enrica Lexie, from which two marines had shot dead two ... Read more...

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Supreme Court allows Italian ship to leave


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday allowed the Italian ship M.V. Enrica Lexie, from which two marines had shot dead two Indian fishermen suspecting them to be ... Read more...

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Italian ship’s release difficult unless commitment on marines: Court


May 1st, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that if the Italian government can't ensure the presence of its four marines presently aboard M.V. Enrica Lexie as and ... Read more...

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Italian government, fishermen kin pact void: Apex court (Second Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday took exception to the Kerala High Court approving an agreement between the Italian government and the kin of two Indian fishermen ... Read more...

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Apex court frowns on Italian ship case developments (Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday took exception to the Kerala High Court affixing its stamp of approval to an agreement between the Italian government and the ... Read more...

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Apex court frowns on Italian ship case developments


April 30th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday took exception to the Kerala High Court affixing its stamp of approval to an agreement between the Italian government and the ... Read more...

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Apex court notice on Italy’s plea for custody of two marines


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central and Kerala governments on a petition by the Italian government seeking the custody of its two ... Read more...

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Italy moves apex court for custody of its Marines


April 20th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Italy Friday moved the Supreme Court to secure custody of its two Marines arrested in Kerala for allegedly killing two Indian fishermen. The Marines were ... Read more...

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Berlusconi admits paying girls to attend sex parties


April 13th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has admitted he paid 70,000 pounds (over $110,000) to twin girls to attend his "Bunga Bunga" sex parties, a media ... Read more...

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Italy seizes Gaddafi assets worth $1.4 bn


March 30th, 2012 - 6:14 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 30 (IANS/AKI) Assets worth $1.1 billion euros (about $1.4 billion) belonging to Libya's Gaddafi family were seized by the Italian police.The assets included stocks, real estate, a share ... Read more...

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EU suggests ‘bilateral track’ to resolve India-Italy row


March 10th, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Brussels/Copenhagen, March 10 (IANS) European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has said the EU is "ready to work closely" to help resolve the issue of two Italian soldiers ... Read more...

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Fishermen killing: Italian PM calls Manmohan


March 8th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti rang up his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh Wednesday and warned him against setting a "dangerous precedent" with the jailing ... Read more...

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Italians feel their sailors were only ‘doing duty’


March 4th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 4 (IANS) While the alleged killing of two Indian fishermen by Italian Marines has ignited a diplomatic debate between India and Italy, people in this country are sorry ... Read more...

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Spanish foreign minister visits Mali for hostage release


March 4th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 4 (IANS) Spain's Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia Margallo has paid a visit to Mali for releasing two Spanish aid workers kidnapped by groups linked to Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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Family of killed fisherman refuses to meet Italian minister


March 4th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), March 4 (IANS) The family of Gelastine, one of two Indian fishermen shot dead by Italian marines aboard the Enrica Lexie, Sunday said that it was not interested ... Read more...

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‘No joint examination of weapons seized from Italian ship’


February 29th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), Feb 29 (IANS) A court here Wednesday dismissed an Italian government plea for joint forensic examination of the weapons seized from the Italian ship Enrica Lexie and ... Read more...

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Italy investigates why ship docked in Kerala (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 22 (IANS) Italian authorities are probing why its merchant ship ignored the Italian Navy's objections and docked in Kerala leading to the arrest of two of its marines ... Read more...

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Italy probes why ship docked in India


February 22nd, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 22 (IANS) Authorities here are probing why an Italian ship ignored the Italian Navy's objections and docked in Kerala leading to the arrest of two Marines over the ... Read more...

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Italian ministers post salaries online


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 22 (IANS/AKI) Italian ministers Tuesday posted their salaries and assets online in an effort to boost transparency amid a crackdown on tax evasion.The unelected government led by Prime ... Read more...

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Italian cruise ship may cause environmental disaster


January 19th, 2012 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 19 (IANS) The Italian government has expressed concern that storms may cause fuel leaks from the cruise liner which ran aground off Italy's western coast."The ship is positioned ... Read more...

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`Blind’ man caught driving in Italy


January 13th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Milan (Italy), Jan 13 (IANS/AKI) A "blind man" in Italy who has collected a small fortune in disability pay was caught driving a car by police.The 69-year-old from the town ... Read more...

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Italy decides to recall its ambassador to Tehran


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Rome/Brussels, Dec 2 (IANS) Italy has decided to recall its ambassador to Tehran, in the wake of Tuesday's attack by Iranian protesters on the British embassy.Alberto Bradanini, Italian ambassador to ... Read more...

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Unesco to help Italy preserve Pompeii


December 1st, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 1 (IANS/AKI) The Unesco will advise Italy on how to best protect one of the world's biggest archaeological sites, Pompeii, where a massive volcanic eruption in 79 A.D. ... Read more...

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