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We are in the G8 of sport: Italian Olympic panel chief


August 14th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 14 (IANS) Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) president Gianni Petrucci has said "the Italian team has excelled in the London Olympics" and that the country has earned one more ... Read more...

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Pope Benedict’s butler to face trial for stealing letters


August 13th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pope Benedict XVI' butler Paolo Gabriele, suspected of stealing the pontiff's documents, will go on trial, said a Vatican spokesperson Monday.Gabriele, 46, was arrested May ... Read more...

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Woman journalist sues US, Italy over Osama bounty


August 4th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 3 (IANS/AKI) An Italian journalist is suing the US government and the Italian interior ministry for $25 million, claiming that she provided information which helped US to reach ... Read more...

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Media has tarnished Vatican’s image: Pope


May 31st, 2012 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, May 31 (IANS/AKI) A Vatican scandal involving leaked secret documents and the arrest of the pope's butler has been exaggerated and misrepresented by the press, Pope Benedict said. ... Read more...

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Examination of Italian weapons to take more time: Police


March 9th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 9 (IANS) Even as Italy makes hectic efforts for an amicable resolution of the arrest of its two Marines for shooting two Indian fishermen dead, Kerala Police ... 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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India scrambles after Italy probes VVIP chopper deal


February 24th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) As Italy widens its anti-graft investigations to include the $800-million deal India signed with AgustaWestland for VVIP helicopters, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday asked officials ... 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 cruise ship captain detained


January 15th, 2012 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian prosecutors have detained the captain of the luxury ship cruiser that ran aground near the coast of Tuscany early Saturday, Italian media reported.The 290-metre-long, ... Read more...

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Financial protests spread across the globe


October 16th, 2011 - 8:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 70 people, including police, were injured in Rome as protests turned violent during demonstrations against global financial policies, the Italian media said Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Penelope Cruz back in Rome for film shoot


October 12th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 12 (IANS/EFE) Penelope Cruz returned to Rome to continue filming the Sergio Castellito movie "Venuto al Mondo" that started production in September on location in Sarajevo and Croatia, ... Read more...

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Abducted Italian journalists kept hostage in Tripoli


August 25th, 2011 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The four Italian journalists, who were abducted Wednesday in Libya, have been kept in apartments in southern suburbs of Tripoli, Italy's Consul in Benghazi Guido ... Read more...

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Italian PM holds another bunga bunga party


August 4th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Controversial Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi hosted a 'bunga bunga' party earlier this week, Italian media reported Thursday.Seventy-four-year-old Berlusconi is already embroiled in allegations of paying ... Read more...

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Ferguson rejects reports of Sneijder’s move to Manchester United


July 14th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson Thursday rejected reports that Dutch star Wesley Sneijder was moving to Old Trafford from Italian club Inter Milan.The Italian media ... Read more...

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Bid to hijack plane to Libya thwarted: report


April 25th, 2011 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 25 (IANS) A bid to hijack a Rome-bound flight from Paris and be taken to Libyan capital Tripoli was thwarted Sunday, due to quick reaction of flight attendents ... Read more...

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Berlusconi urges Italians not to pay TV licence after being slammed on shows


January 29th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has urged millions of Italians not to pay their TV license after being slammed on a series of shows.Berlusconi made his request after ... Read more...

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Italian TV host’s body stolen from grave


January 26th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Novara, Jan 26 (IANS/AKI) The body of Mike Bongiorno, a US-born Italian television host who died in 2009 has been stolen from its grave near the northern city of Milan, Italian media ... Read more...

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Italy ‘in turmoil’ over new sex disclosures


January 20th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 20 (IANS/AKI) The Moroccan teenage nightclub dancer at the centre of a prostitution probe involving Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said Wednesday she'd been raped as a child by two ... Read more...

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Appeal Trial Of Amanda Knox Commences In Italy, With Her Attorneys Asserting Her Guiltlessness


November 25th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Chums and relatives of former American student, Amanda Knox, who has been incarcerated in Italy after being convicted of the slaughter of her 21-year-old ... Read more...

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Berlusconi has marble statue of him as Superman, claims teen belly dancer


November 4th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 04 (ANI): A teenage belly dancer, who has denied having sex with Silvio Berlusconi, has claimed that the Italian Prime Minister has a marble statue of himself as Superman.Karima Keyek, ... Read more...

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My love for women, work and play won’t change: Berlusconi


October 30th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 30 (IANS/AKI) Italy's billionaire Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has said his love for work, women and play will never change, as he dismissed fresh allegations of sexual misconduct with a ... Read more...

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‘Scantily-clad’ Carla Bruni too risqué for Pope and Vatican City


October 15th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): Pope Benedict XVI has refused to let Carla Bruni visit the Vatican as Italian media might publish racy photos of the French first lady.Officials have sent a clear ... Read more...

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Probe over doctors’ labour room brawl in Italy


August 30th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) A probe was launched after a child in Italy was born with brain damage as doctors attending on the mother who had gone into labour came to blows ... Read more...

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George Clooney’s girlfriend accused of taking drugs in Italy


July 30th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- George Clooney's girlfriend is accused by a former friend who claims to have seen her taking drugs at a nightclub in Italy, according to Italian ... Read more...

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Vatican backs cardinal named in graft probe


July 1st, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, July 1 (IANS/AKI) The Vatican has expressed its "respect and solidarity" with a cardinal who has been named in a graft probe in Italy. Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe, archbishop of Naples, ... Read more...

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Stuttering champions Italy face tough opener


June 13th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Michael Logan Cape Town, June 13 (DPA) Reigning champions Italy begin their World Cup football title defence Monday evening in a Group F clash with a confident Paraguay that is fraught ... Read more...

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Berloscuni assures kids fair deal in his divorce accord


February 11th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Feb 11 (IANS/AKI) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has told the children of his second wife that they will not be penalised in a his forthcoming multi-million dollar divorce settlement. Four ... Read more...

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Liverpool boss denies moving to Juventus


February 1st, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Rafa Benitez has said that he has not agreed a deal to take the Juventus job at the end of the season.Speculation in Italy claimed that the Serie ... Read more...

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Silvio Berlusconi, wife meet to discuss divorce


February 1st, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and wife Veronica Lario met nine months after estrangement to discuss details of their divorce settlement.According to the Italian media, the couple exchanged ... Read more...

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Flachi faces second ban for cocaine


January 14th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 14 (DPA) Brescia striker Francesco Flachi has tested positive for cocaine, less than a year after ending a two-year ban for using the drug, Italian media reported. The 34-year-old failed a ... Read more...

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Papal emissary visits woman who attacked Benedict


January 3rd, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 3 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI has sent a papal emissary to visit the woman in hospital who had knocked the pope down at the start of Christmas-eve services, the Vatican ... Read more...

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Silvio Berlusconi pens love songs to ease assault pain


January 1st, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is reportedly writing love songs while he recuperates from an assault that left him with a broken nose and two broken teeth.Italian media ... Read more...

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Pope ‘well’ after being knocked down (Second Lead)


December 25th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Dec 25 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI is "well" despite being knocked down at Christmas midnight Mass and will deliver Friday his traditional Christmas Day message, according to the pope's spokesman. Spokesman ... Read more...

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