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LUKoil ups stake in Italian refinery


September 5th, 2012 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian oil company LUKoil has closed a deal to buy a 20 percent stake in the ISAB refinery in Sicily from Italy's ERG in a ... Read more...

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Teenagers die after stolen car plunges into sea


August 15th, 2012 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 15 (IANS/AKI) Two 14-year-old boys, a Tunisian and an Italian, drowned when the car they stole plunged into the Tyrrhenian Sea off the coast of Sicily.The incident took ... 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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Ten Italian cities are at the risk of bankruptcy


July 24th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, July 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ten Italian cities are looking at bankruptcy in the eye. They include Naples, Alessandria, Palermo and Reggio Calabria. Even Sicily’s financial situation isn’t great."The situation is becoming ... Read more...

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Boat with Egyptian migrants held in Italy


June 13th, 2012 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 13 (IANS/AKI) An Egyptian fishing vessel trafficking 60 migrants has been intercepted by Italian police off the southern coast of Sicily. The fishing boat was taken to the ... Read more...

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Fugitive Italian mafia leader arrested


May 4th, 2012 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Lisbon, May 4 (IANS/AKI) An Italian gangster and convicted murderer, who was on the run after evading a 30-year sentence, has been arrested in Portugal.Giovanni Capone Perna was on the ... Read more...

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Asian mosquitoes to hit Britain with dengue


April 25th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) A mosquito from Asia that spreads tropical diseases, including dengue fever, may soon hit the shores of Britain because of climate change, experts have said.The mosquito, ... Read more...

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Ship runs aground off Italy


March 11th, 2012 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 11 (IANS) A cargo ship ran aground Saturday off the coast of Sicily in Italy, and 19 crew members on board were rescued, the authorities said.The Italian vessel ... Read more...

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Comic book on movies comes to India with ‘Don: The Origin’ (With Image)


December 20th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) A graphic novel "Don: The Origin" narrating the genesis and story of "Don" and "Don 2" starring Shah Rukh Khan, is expected to draw ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

External ministry will take up turban issue with Italy: Maken


March 16th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Wednesday said the external affairs ministry will take up with the Italian authorities the issue of golfer Jeev Mikha Singh's coach ... Read more...

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Milkha wants PM to take up turban issue strongly


March 16th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Legendary athlete Milkha Singh Wednesday appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to strongly take up the issue of Sikhs being forced to remove their ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sikh coach’s turban check protested in parliament


March 16th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Outraged at Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh's coach being asked to remove his turban during a security check at the Milan airport a day earlier, ... Read more...

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Milan airport turban incident unfortunate: S.S. Ahluwalia


March 16th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Stating that the turban was a symbol of religious sentiment, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP S.S. Ahluwalia Wednesday termed as unfortunate the removal of ... Read more...

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Jeev’s coach forced to remove turban at Milan airport


March 15th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) India's star golfer Jeev Milkha Singh's coach Amritinder Singh Tuesday faced harassment at the Milan airport where he was forced to remove his turban before ... Read more...

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Libya unrest may unleash wave of 350,000 migrants: Italy


February 24th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 24 (IANS/AKI) The violent unrest in Libya may spark a wave of up to 350,000 immigrants toward European shores, warned Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini, who asked the European Union ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

5,000 Tunisian immigrants arrive in Italy


February 15th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 15 (IANS/AKI) Over 5,000 illegal immigrants have arrived from Tunisia over the past week, forcing Italian authorities to step up patrols on its tiny southern island of Lampedusa.The government has ... Read more...

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Silvio Berlusconi’s ally had links with Sicilian mafia, rule judges


November 20th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Judges have declared that Silvio Berlusconi's ally was indeed linked to Sicilian mafia and handed over 'enormous sums of money' to them for protection and the installation of ... Read more...

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Facebook helps save woman from sex-slavery in Italy


November 10th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Messina (Italy), Nov 10 (IANS/AKI) A message posted to the social networking site Facebook helped save a young woman from sex slavery in southern Italy and led to the arrests of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Facebook Games Burglar in Italy Under Police Scanner


October 27th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): who in their right mind will rob a virtual home in a Facebook game? Right now the Italian National Post Office is pondering ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Kate Moss’ Bohemian Wedding Not Legal


October 19th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): British supermodel Kate Moss and longtime boyfriend Jamie Hince may have been declared man and wife, but that does not mean that Jamie can receive a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kate Moss’ ’secret Boho marriage not for real’


October 18th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): Kate Moss insisted that her Bohemian marriage - which took place in a church - was only a blessing and wasn't legal.So "rocker" Jamie Hince will not receive ... Read more...

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Kate has not married Hince


October 16th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 16 (IANS) British supermodel Kate Moss has not married rocket boyfriend Jamie Hince secretly, her representative says."She is definitely not married. Any implication she is, is factually incorrect," contactmusic.com ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Glenn McGrath, fiancee planning Italian wedding?


July 27th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 27 (ANI): Glenn McGrath and fiancee Sara Leonardi are leaning towards an Italian wedding, according to sources.Sources say that Leonardi is eyeing a traditional Italian ceremony and McGrath, too, is ... Read more...

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Police move to crush mafia in Italy


July 13th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 13 (IANS/AKI) Italian police have set out to arrest around 300 organised crime suspects in one of the largest mafia roundups in recent history. Alleged members of the Calabrian Ndrangheta ... Read more...

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Six arrested over child pornography network


July 3rd, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Turin (Italy), July 3 (IANS/AKI) Six people have been arrested in Italy for being part of an international internet child pornography ring spread across 27 countries. According to police, more than 70 ... Read more...

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For Robert De Niro, direction is a nightmare


June 16th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): Robert De Niro has said that directing a film is a "nightmare", and he is not going to continue behind the camera for long.The two-time Oscar winner ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Injured Germany captain Ballack to miss World Cup


May 17th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 17 (DPA) Germany captain Michael Ballack will miss this summer's World Cup finals in South Africa because of an ankle injury, the German football federation (DFB) confirmed Monday. The Chelsea ... Read more...

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Wedding bells for Glenn McGrath, Sara Leonardi?


May 15th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 15 (ANI): Aussie cricketer Glenn McGrath seems well on the way of walking down the aisle with Sara Leonardi, as he recently met his new lady love's dad, who was ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ballack wants new Chelsea deal before FIFA World Cup


May 12th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): German football star and skipper Michael Ballack wants a new Chelsea contract sorted out before next month's FIFA World Cup.According to The Sun, Ballack, 33, is a ... Read more...

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It’s official: Magyarosaurus dacus was a dwarf dinosaur


May 4th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Magyarosaurus dacus, the dinosaur whose small bones were found in Transylvania, was indeed a dwarf, confirmed scientists.In 1895, the sister of an eccentric palaeontologist called Franz Baron Nopcsa ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Italy may deploy troops to fight mafia


April 29th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 29 (IANS/AKI) Italian troops may be sent to help security forces fight mafia as part of the government's war against organised crime, defence minister Ignazio La Russa said Thursday. "When ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Making an art of everyday types and signs (With Image)


February 19th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The humble arrow evolved from being a weapon of war to being part of everyday signage integral to life in the 21st century. It is in focus ... Read more...

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‘Tiger Woods’ hooker Loredana Jolie was fame-starved’


December 12th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, December 12 (ANI): The Playboy model with whom Tiger Woods was allegedly smitten had long been hungry for fame, her former boss has said.Woods has been controversy laden since ... Read more...

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Loredana Jolie is the 1st alleged foreign mistress of Tiger Woods


December 12th, 2009 - 1:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Dec 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Now the foreign mistresses have also opened their account in the latest Tiger Woods scandal. Loredana Jolie is the latest woman who is linked with Tiger ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Latest updates on Tiger Woods - may quit golf?


December 12th, 2009 - 1:46 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Dec 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a British tabloid, The Sun there are reports that Elin Nordegren has asked the ace golfer to quit golf, if he wants to save ... Read more...

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