tuscany region

US marine held for raping minor girl in Italy


May 30th, 2012 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 30 (IANS/AKI) A US marine sergeant has been arrested by Italian police after he allegedly made a video of his repeated rape of a seven-year-old girl and posted ... Read more...

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Italy quake toll rises to 15 (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 15 people have been killed and about 100 injured in northern Italy following a magnitude 5.8 earthquake, AGI news agency reported Tuesday.The temblor's ... Read more...

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Italy at risk of drought


March 31st, 2012 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 31 (IANS) Italy is at risk of a drought due to scanty rainfall and may have to ration water this summer, experts said.The country has seen very few ... Read more...

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Four bodies found aboard sunken ship


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 23 (IANS/AKI) Four bodies were found Wednesday aboard the cruise ship that sank off Italy's western coast bringing to 21 the number of dead in last month's tragedy.The ... Read more...

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European economy gets hit by massive snowfall (Second Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Holiday plans of thousands of people have been thrown into disarray after many places across Europe were severely affected by heavy snowfall, even as the freezing winter has ... Read more...

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European holiday makers’ plans hit by heavy snowfall (Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Holiday plans of thousands of people across Europe have been thrown into disarray after many places on the continent were severely affected by heavy snowfall.Travellers wanting to fly ... Read more...

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95-year-old Italian film director leaps to his death


December 1st, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 1 (IANS/AKI) Mario Monicelli, a celebrated Italian film director, took his own life by leaping from the fifth-floor balcony of a Rome hospital where he was being treated for ... Read more...

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Inquiries to probe military aircraft crash: Italy


November 24th, 2009 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Rome, 24 Nov (IANS/AKI) A public inquiry will investigate Monday's military plane crash at the airport of the central Italian city of Pisa which killed all the five people on board, a ... Read more...

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Italy confirms first swine flu case


May 2nd, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 2 (DPA) Italian health officials Saturday reported the first confirmed case of swine flu in the country. A man in the Tuscany region had been found with the H1N1 virus, the ... Read more...

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