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Pope calls on international community to help flood victims in Kerala

Pope Francis prayed for the victims of the flooding at St Peter's Square, the Vatican News reported.

19 Aug 2018 7:08 PM

Italian PM declares 12-month state of emergency in Genoa after bridge collapse

Rescue efforts are heading into second night in Genoa after about 200-metre section of bridge fell away without warning on Tuesday.

16 Aug 2018 11:06 AM

Rescuers search for survivors after deadly bridge collapse in Italy

More than 30 people were killed on Tuesday when a vast span of the Morandi bridge collapsed during a heavy rainstorm.

15 Aug 2018 12:53 PM

Around 30 dead as bridge collapses in Genoa, says Italian minister

The disaster occurred on highway that connects Italy to France and other vacation resorts on eve of a major Italian holiday on Wednesday.

14 Aug 2018 6:29 PM

Pope to youth: Dream, don't let fear make you pessimistic

Francis has convened an international meeting of bishops at the Vatican in October about youths and their faith.

12 Aug 2018 2:53 PM

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2 dead, 60 injured in huge explosion near Italy's Bologna airport

Photos on social media showed a huge ball of fire and black smoke billowing into the sky at the scene of the crash.

06 Aug 2018 6:56 PM

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

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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

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

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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

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

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