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Nearly 200 kg cocaine seized in Italy port


September 8th, 2012 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 8 (IANS/AKI) Police in Italy have impounded 176 kg of cocaine in the southern port of Gioia Tauro aboard a container ship from Chile.The seized cocaine has been ... Read more...

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Etihad, Alitalia to launch Rome-Abu Dhabi flights


August 25th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 24 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, and Italian flag carrier Alitalia have announced direct Rome-Abu Dhabi flights from December.Alitalia will operate four weekly ... Read more...

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Italian sets himself ablaze after job loss


August 20th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 20 (IANS/AKI) A 48-year-old man died when he set himself on fire after losing his job in the northern Italian city of Turin.The man torched himself because he ... Read more...

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Milan recognises gay couples


July 28th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, July 28 (IANS/AKI) The northern Italian city of Milan will now recognise same-sex unions.After a debate of more than 11 hours, 29 city councillors backed a by-law recognising common ... Read more...

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100 works of renaissance artist Caravaggio found


July 7th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 7 (IANS/AKI) A team of art historians has claimed to have discovered 100 previously unknown drawings and paintings by renaissance giant Caravaggio and has published the finds in ... Read more...

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Indian jailed in Italy for killing son


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 22 (IANS/AKI) An Indian immigrant was jailed Thursday after a Rome appeals court upheld a 15-year-four-month sentence he received for killing his son because he did not respect ... Read more...

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Italy bars TV cameras from Berlusconi’s ‘Ruby’ trial


April 1st, 2011 - 2:13 am ICT by IANS
Milan, April 1 (IANS/AKI) Television crews will be barred from the courtroom where Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is due to be tried for paying for sex with an underage ... Read more...

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Man held after Facebook posting on murder plan


December 2nd, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Modena (Italy), Dec 2 (IANS/AKI) A man was arrested in the northern Italian city of Modena after he posted to his Facebook profile the date he was planning to murder his ... Read more...

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Turin official asks school board to ban burqa-wearing mothers


November 25th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 25 (IANS/AKI) A government official in industrial northern Italian city of Turin has asked the local school board to stop fully-veiled women from picking up their children at school because ... Read more...

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Half of Italians have extramarital affairs


October 27th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 27 (IANS/AKI) Half of married Italians have had affairs and the number is growing, according to a survey by the Italian Association of Family lawyers.Men are less faithful ... Read more...

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Pavarotti’s widow wants a museum for him


October 13th, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Modena (Italy), Oct 13 (IANS/AKI) Luciano Pavarotti's widow Nicoletta Mantovani Tuesday paid homage to the late Italian tenor on the occasion of what would be his 75th birthday by opening his Modena, ... Read more...

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Pakistani held for killing wife in Italy


October 5th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Modena (Italy), Oct 5 (IANS/AKI) A Pakistani was arrested near this northern Italian city after he allegedly killed his wife when she defending their daughter for refusing an arranged marriage.Ahmad Khan Butt, ... Read more...

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Veil row in Italy after woman fined by cops


May 5th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Novara (Italy), May 5 (IANS/AKI) A political row has erupted in the northern Italian city of Novara after police fined a Muslim woman 500 euros for refusing to remove her full-face covering ... Read more...

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Pope visits Turin to see shroud


May 2nd, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Turin (Italy), May 2 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI arrived Sunday in Turin to visit a controversial Catholic relic - a cloth some say is the one used to wrap Jesus' body for ... Read more...

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Fugitive mafia boss held after using Facebook


March 17th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Isola Capo Rizzuto (Italy), March 17 (IANS/AKI) One of the Italian mafia's most wanted members has been arrested thanks to his use of the social networking website Facebook. Police arrested Pasquale ... Read more...

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We were merchandise, says former sex slave


March 11th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 11 (IANS/AKI) When Isoke Aikpitanyi left Nigeria in search of a new life in 2000, she thought she was going to work as a fruit vendor in a market in ... Read more...

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Beckham arrives for new season in Milan


December 29th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Dec 29 (IANS/AKI) British football champion David Beckham has arrived in this northern Italian city to begin his second season with AC Milan. The England international touched down at Milan's ... Read more...

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Video game invites players to attack Berlusconi


December 16th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 16 (IANS/AKI) A video game has surfaced on the Internet challenging players to strike Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi as many times as they can with replicas of the northern ... Read more...

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Facebook users urge mafia boss to be informant


December 9th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Palermo (Italy), Dec 9 (IANS/AKI) Users of the popular internet social networking site Facebook have urged Giovanni Nicchi, the Sicilian mafia fugitive boss captured at the weekend, to become an informant. Since ... Read more...

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Racism row erupts at Italian school


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Dec 3 (IANS/AKI) A racism row has erupted at a high school located in the outskirts of the northern Italian city of Milan. According to the Italian daily La Repubblica, several ... Read more...

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Four Pakistanis arrested in Italy for Mumbai attacks


November 21st, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Four Pakistani men, including apparently a father-son duo, have been arrested in Italy in connection with last year's terrorist attacks in Mumbai, Italian police said Saturday. CNN TV said ... Read more...

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Indian woman, 55, gives birth to quadruplets in Italy


August 21st, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Rome, Aug 21 (ANI): A 55-year-old Indian woman India has delivered identical quadruplets in the northern Italian city of Mantua, a local newspaper has reported.According to gazzettadimantova.repubblica.it, the woman, who has ... Read more...

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