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Italy to launch woman astronaut in 2014


July 4th, 2012 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 4 (IANS) An Italian woman astronaut has been assigned for the first time for a mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS), Xinhua reported Tuesday.Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti will ... Read more...

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Woman dies after leaping from Leaning Tower of Pisa


May 16th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 16 (IANS/AKI) A 40-year-old Italian woman ended her life by jumping from the Leaning Tower of Pisa in front of horrified tourists.The tower was temporarily closed after the ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda planning to kidnap more Westerners


November 29th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers (Algeria), Nov 29 (IANS/AKI) The Al Qaeda is planning a "wave of abductions" of Westerners in North Africa, Algeria's secret service agency has said.The Department of Investigation and Security ... Read more...

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Gian Giacomo Caprotti Was The Muse For Mona Lisa Portrait, Italian Researchers Say


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Rome, Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For years, the mysterious smile of Leonardo da Vinci's iconic painting Mona Lisa, has intrigued historians and experts who are still trying to unravel the ... Read more...

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Marianna seeks divorce after ma-in-law honeymoon


January 28th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A thoroughly agitated Italian woman named Marianna has filed for divorce, only one month after her marriage after her husband took his mother on their honeymoon! ... Read more...

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Italian woman Marianna seeks divorce after hubby brings mother on honeymoon


January 27th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): An Italian woman has filed for divorce from her husband of just one month after he brought along his mother on their honeymoon. According to a foreign news agency, ... Read more...

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‘Mona Lisa’ model remains ‘found in Florence municipal dump’


October 12th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): In a tragic turn of events, the remains of the Italian woman who modelled for Leonardo da Vinci's 'Mona Lisa' were found lying in a municipal rubbish tip, ... Read more...

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Two held for Pune bakery bombing, conspiracy unravelled


September 8th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, two men linked with the Indian Mujahideen and the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were arrested for the German Bakery bombing that killed 17 people in ... Read more...

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Stosur hopes to play another French Open final


June 6th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 6(ANI): Australian tennis ace Samantha Stosur has said that her incredible French Open experience has made her hungry for more Grand Slam final action."Hopefully I do get another chance ... Read more...

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Italy’s Schiavone makes history to win French Open (Roundup)


June 6th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 5 (DPA) Smiling Francesca Schiavone made history for Italy as she defeated Australian Samantha Stosur 6-4, 7-6 (7-2) to win the French Open Saturday. The 29-year-old from Milan is the first ... Read more...

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Italy’s Schiavone makes history to win French Open


June 5th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 5 (DPA) Francesca Schiavone made history for Italy as she defeated Australian Samantha Stosur 6-4, 7-6 (7-2) to win the French Open Saturday. The 29-year-old from Milan is the first Italian ... Read more...

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Schiavone wins French Open women’s title


June 5th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 5 (DPA) Francesca Schiavone defeated Samantha Stosur 6-4, 7-6 (2) for the French Open title Saturday, the first Italian woman to win a Grand Slam. The 17th-seeded Schiavone, 29, rallied from ... Read more...

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Stosur, Schiavone debut Grand Slam final (Lead)


June 3rd, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 3 (DPA) Australian Samantha Stosur and Italy's Francesca Schiavone will make their Grand Slam final debuts Saturday after both earned quick-fire semi-final victories over stunned opponents. Stosur, the 2009 semi-finalist ... Read more...

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Italy’s Schiavone reaches French Open final


June 3rd, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 3 (DPA) Steady Francesca Schiavone became the first Italian woman to reach the final of the French Open Thursday as fifth-seeded opponent Elena Dementieva quit suddenly after losing the first ... Read more...

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Two more succumb in Pune, blast toll 13 (Second Lead)


February 20th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 20 (IANS) A Sudanese student and an Indian business executive injured in the Pune bombing a week ago succumbed to their injuries Saturday, taking to 13 the death toll in ... Read more...

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One more foreigner dead, Pune blast toll 12 (Lead, Changing Dateline)


February 20th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 20 (IANS) A 21-year-old Sudanese student who had been injured in the Feb 13 terror blast here died in a local hospital early Saturday, police said, taking the toll to ... Read more...

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Mobiles, bags barred from Osho meditation centre


February 18th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 18 (IANS) As part of fresh security measures in the wake of the Pune bombing that killed 11 people, mobile telephones and bags can no more be taken into the ... Read more...

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Pune toll is 10, police divided over alleged arrests (Roundup)


February 16th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 16 (IANS) The death toll in the Pune terror attack rose to 10 Tuesday as a college student succumbed to his burn injuries while a police officer denied a ... Read more...

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Pune blast, Headley’s recce linked, says home secretary


February 15th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Home Secretary G.K. Pillai Monday said there was a link between Saturday's Pune blast that killed nine people and the recce missions conducted by Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) ... Read more...

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John Kerry to ask Pakistan to rein in jihadi groups (Lead)


February 15th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) United States Senator John Kerry Monday told India that he will tell Pakistan to take more action against jihadi groups that are targeting India from its ... Read more...

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Two foreigners among nine dead; punish bombers quickly, says PM (Roundup)


February 14th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said the terrorists who killed seven Indians and two foreigners here in India's worst attack since the Mumbai massacre must be quickly ... Read more...

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Two foreigners among nine killed in Pune blast: police


February 14th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 14 (IANS) Two foreigners - an Italian woman and an Iranian student - were among the nine people killed in the Pune eatery blast, the city police chief said here ... Read more...

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Thackeray fumes at Sena flop show against Rahul


February 6th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) A day after Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi won over Mumbai and turned the tables on the Shiv Sena on its own turf, the saffron party Saturday ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama enters crucifix debate in Italy


November 19th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 19 (IANS/AKI) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has rejected a decision by the European Court of Human Rights opposing the display of the crucifix in school classrooms in officially ... Read more...

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Italy win Fed Cup in 3-0 sweep of US


November 8th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Reggio Calabria (Italy), Nov 8 (DPA) Flavia Pennetta sealed a second Fed Cup title for Italy 3-0 Sunday as she claimed the winning point of the weekend 7-5, 6-2 over American Melanie ... Read more...

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Sania crashes out of US Open singles


September 3rd, 2009 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza crashed out of the US Open second round after being handed one of her worst career defeat by Italian Flavia Pennetta 6-0, 6-0 at ... Read more...

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Woman, who missed ill-fated Air France Flight, dies in car accident days later


June 12th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): An Italian woman, who arrived late for the Air France flight that crashed in the Atlantic, was not so lucky after all. She has been killed in a ... Read more...

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Fergie sees therapist every time she drinks alcohol


June 9th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): Singer Fergie sees a therapist every time she has a drink.The Black Eyed Peas star, who has previously battled an addiction to deadly crystal methamphetamine, says ... Read more...

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Italian woman at centre of euthanasia row dies


February 10th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 10 (DPA) Eluana Englaro, the comatose woman at the centre of a right-to-die debate in Italy, has died.Senate Speaker Renato Schifani made the announcement during a heated parliament debate on ... Read more...

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It pays to be bumped by George Clooney


August 21st, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Hollywood superstar George Clooney bought a new car for an Italian woman after he damaged her vehicle in a minor accident.Thesun.co.uk reports that the 47-year-old actor hit the ... Read more...

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Woman lands in hospital after chicken attack!


August 17th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 17 (ANI): An Italian woman landed in hospital after she was attacked by a chicken she was preparing to kill for dinner.The bird kicked out as Lucia Pisani ... Read more...

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Italian woman locked up by family for 18 years for being unmarried mum


June 17th, 2008 - 12:49 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 16 (ANI): An Italian woman kept prisoner by her family for almost two decades for having a baby out of wedlock has been rescued by the police.Maria Monaco, 47, ... Read more...

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