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Two dead, 20 injured after train rams into truck in Italy

The incident occurred when the train hit a large truck that had stopped on a level crossing, causing three carriages to come off the rails.

24 May 2018 2:15 PM

Pope Francis admits he made ‘grave errors’ in Chile church sex abuse scandal

Pope Francis blamed lack of “truthful and balanced information” for misjudging the case of Bishop Juan Barros and Rev Fernando Karadima.

12 Apr 2018 2:44 PM

Voters deliver stinging blow as Italy faces hung Parliament

The result could leave Italy with a hung Parliament and difficult coalition talks lie ahead for parties vying to form the next government.

06 Mar 2018 12:42 PM

Rome’s Colosseum turns red in protest against Pak’s blasphemy laws for Asia Bibi

‘The aim of the blasphemy laws is crush people who believe differently.’

25 Feb 2018 4:17 PM

Italian man held after driving through city shooting at black people

League leader Matteo Salvini distanced himself from the shooting, but blamed mass immigration for the tensions.

04 Feb 2018 5:06 PM

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Commuter train derailment in Italy kills at least 3, injures 10 critically

Passengers reported feeling the car shake for a few minutes before hearing a big bang, and then feeling the car crush in on them.

25 Jan 2018 4:19 PM

Pope Francis heads to Myanmar amid unfolding Rohingya refugee crisis

Pope Francis will seek to encourage reconciliation, dialogue following last week's tentative agreement between Bangladesh and Myanmar.

27 Nov 2017 11:16 AM

Made woman unconscious, had sex multiple times: Robinho gets 9 yrs for gang rape

Robinho has denied the charges and can appeal the decision.

24 Nov 2017 11:46 AM

Blow to ISIS attacks: ‘Fighter drug’ from India worth 50 million euro seized

The painkiller is popular among terrorist as the ‘fighter drug’ for its ability to dull pain and suppress fatigue.

05 Nov 2017 11:25 AM

Italian man gets 24-yr jail term for infecting 32 women with HIV

Valentino Talluto, a 33-year-old accountant, seduced dozens of women via social networks for a decade before his arrest.

28 Oct 2017 7:44 PM

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1 dead, 7 missing after earthquake hits Italian holiday island

A woman was killed in Casamicciola, which is in the island's north, by debris that fell from a church, Italian media reported.

22 Aug 2017 11:21 AM

Italy: Man arrested for trying to sell UK model on dark web after abducting her

Italian police said they are looking for at least 1 other man following the arrest of British-resident Pole Lukasz Pawel Herba.

07 Aug 2017 1:21 PM

Made to be rejected: Qatar on list of demands placed by Arab states

Turkey and Iraq have backed Qatar in the crisis, while Rome also pleaded with the Gulf nations to refrain from worsening the situation.

02 Jul 2017 12:40 PM

130 refugees feared dead after shipwreck off Libya: IOM

The survivors said traffickers intercepted their boat shortly after setting off and stole their engine. 

20 Jun 2017 11:47 AM

Melania wears USD 51,000 floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana in Sicily

Melania also carried matching clutch to lunch with spouses of G-7 leaders hosted by Catania's mayor.

27 May 2017 11:12 AM

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Video: As they land in Rome, Melania swats off Donald Trump’s hand again

After waving at the crowd, President Trump reached out for Melania's hand, when she whisked it away to tuck her hair.

24 May 2017 10:44 AM

Poster of Pope Francis kissing a devil-like Trump appears in Rome

The Pope's halo is the same bright yellow colour as Trump's hair, the two are locked in a mouth-to-mouth kiss.

12 May 2017 12:41 PM

6000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean in 2 days

The rescues came a day after around 3,000 others were found floating in rubber boats and makeshift rafts after leaving Libya.

07 May 2017 10:31 AM

Italian woman, survivor of 2 World Wars, passes away at 117

Dr Bava said she had never received any particular health care and that she never wanted to go to the hospital.

16 Apr 2017 1:06 PM

US vows to protect innocents, rallies G-7 support

Rex Tillerson declares that the United States needs to stand up to aggressors who harm civilians.

11 Apr 2017 3:21 AM

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