Surveillance video confirms Berlin attacker fled to Italy via Lyon

Surveillance video confirms Berlin attacker fled to Italy via Lyon

Surveillance footage confirms that Anis Amri, the suspected Berlin truck attacker gunned down by Italian police, transited through the French city of Lyon by train, a source close to the investigation said on Monday. “A man corresponding to the killer was spotted on the afternoon of Thursday, December 22, on a platform at the (Lyon-Part-Dieu) […]

Italy leads rescue of more than 6,000 migrants off Libyan coast

Italy leads rescue of more than 6,000 migrants off Libyan coast

Italy’s coastguard said nine corpses were recovered in operations in which 6,055 people were rescued off Libya Monday, three years to the day after 366 people died in the sinking that first alerted the world to the Mediterranean migrant crisis. In a poignant reminder of the ongoing drama being played out on Europe ‘s southern […]

Italy recalls ‘Fertility Day’ campaign after social media backlash

Italy recalls ‘Fertility Day’ campaign after social media backlash

An Italian government campaign urging young couples to “get on with it” to boost the country’s flagging birthrate has been recalled after a furious backlash on social media. Health Minister Beatrice Lorenzin said Friday she had ordered changes to the online campaign after a series of captioned images intended to promote an upcoming Fertility Day […]

Rescue workers race to find Italy quake survivors

Rescue workers race to find Italy quake survivors

  Rescuers worked into the early hours of Thursday in a desperate search for survivors after a powerful earthquake shook central Italy, leaving at least 159 people dead and devastating several mountain villages. With 368 people injured, some critically, and an unknown number trapped under rubble, the death toll from Wednesday’s pre-dawn quake was expected […]

Several dead as powerful earthquake hits central Italy

Several dead as powerful earthquake hits central Italy

At least five people have died after a powerful earthquake struck mountainous central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday, local media reported. The first confirmed victims of the 6.2-magnitude quake which devastated dozens of villages were an elderly couple whose home collapsed at Pescara del Tronto in the Marche region to the east of […]

Personal kudos nothing if Spain don’t beat Italy: Morata

Personal kudos nothing if Spain don’t beat Italy: Morata

MONTPELLIER: Alvaro Morata is joint top scorer at Euro 2016 but doesn’t care who hits the net if Spain beat a familiar Italy side to a coveted quarter-final place in their last 16 clash on Monday. “I couldn’t care less about the top scorer’s chart if we lose,” Morata said after the defending champions’ shock […]

Ireland beat Italy 1-0 to set up France showdown at Euro 2016

Ireland beat Italy 1-0 to set up France showdown at Euro 2016

Robbie Brady struck with just five minutes remaining as the Republic of Ireland claimed a dramatic 1-0 win over Italy in Lille on Wednesday to reach the knockout phase of Euro 2016. Brady’s goal arrived just when it looked as if Ireland were heading out due to a combination of Italy goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu and […]

Italy through to last 16 after beating Sweden at Euro 2016

Italy through to last 16 after beating Sweden at Euro 2016

Italy moved into the knockout stages of Euro 2016 after Eder scored two minutes from fulltime to secure a 1-0 win over Sweden in Toulouse on Friday. Eder ended a great run by firing home to move Italy clear at the top of Group E on six points after two matches following their 2-0 victory […]

Italy stun Belgium 2-0 in Euro 2016 ‘Group of Death’ clash

Italy stun Belgium 2-0 in Euro 2016 ‘Group of Death’ clash

Goals in either half from Emanuele Giaccherini and Graziano Pelle ensured Italy hit the ground running at Euro 2016 as the Azzurri confined highly-fancied Belgium to a 2-0 defeat on Monday. Marc Wilmot’s Belgium, the highest ranked side coming into the European championship finals, dominated for long spells of the Group E clash at the […]

Italy’s anti-establishment candidate leads Rome mayoral election

Italy’s anti-establishment candidate leads Rome mayoral election

  The anti-establishment 5-Star Movement looked set to take charge of Rome following municipal elections on Sunday that saw it make gains in other Italian cities and pile pressure on Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. Some 13 million people, or a quarter of the adult population, were eligible to vote for mayors in around 1,300 towns […]

FINALLY: Rani and Aditya Chopra tie the knot

FINALLY: Rani and Aditya Chopra tie the knot

Finally a good news for all those who were eagerly awaiting Aditya Chopra and Rani Mukerji’s wedding. The couple tied the knot in a secret ceremony in Italy on 21st April. Film critic Taran Adarsh tweeted, “Aditya Chopra and Rani Mukerji got married last night on 21st April in Italy. The wedding was a very […]

Haunting Amazon ruins await adventurous World Cup visitors

Haunting Amazon ruins await adventurous World Cup visitors

PARICATUBA, Brazil – If Hollywood were to set a psychological thriller in the Amazon rainforest, the haunting Paricatuba Ruins would be the perfect backdrop. Massive root structures poke through the foundations of the once-stately neo-classical edifice, across the Rio Negro from the jungle metropolis of Manaus, one of the cities set to host World Cup […]