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Cardinal Konrad Krajewski broke a police seal to turn the electricity back on in a Rome building where 450 people had been living without light or hot water since May 6
'The migrants were transferred into a smaller inflatable boat which was overloaded, and 10 minutes later it sank,' says Mongi Slim, a Red Crescent official
The return to slender growth is heralded by surprisingly positive industrial output figures in January and February after 4 months of contraction
Some overseas Filipino voters in the United Kingdom and Italy air their concerns about the mode of voting at the Philippine embassies there
The BOLD Awards aims to shine a spotlight on bold and breakthrough projects in a number of fields, such as crowdsourcing, open innovation, and other technology-related sectors
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'AFM Patrol Vessel P21 stopped the tanker from entering the Maltese territorial waters,' the Armed Forces of Malta says in a statement
The United Nations says worldwide cases of measles jumped by more than 30% in 2017, and infections continued to rise in 2018
Cesare Battisti, 64, admits all the charges brought against him 'in 4 murder cases' during Italy's so-called 'Years of Lead,' Milan's prosecutor Alberto Nobili is quoted as saying by Italian media
Italy becomes the first G7 country to sign up for the project, which has sparked unease in the US and the EU as China aspires to a greater world role
Italy has rolled out the red carpet for Xi Jinping, who will on March 23 sign a memorandum of understanding for Rome to join the $1 trillion Belt and Road Initiative
Although dozens of people smugglers have been jailed, most are like Cheikhaya Dieng, a Senegalese man forced to steer the rubber dinghy that brought him to Italy
Imane Fadil is one of the witnesses who testified at the trial of the former Italian premier and media mogul Silvio Berlusconi, on charges of having sex with an underage prostitute at one of his notoriously hedonistic 'bunga-bunga' parties
'The government must change direction, we already have one foot in recession,' says Annamaria Furlan, the head of Italy's second-biggest union
The latest spat has erupted after Italy's deputy prime minister and Five Star chief Luigi Di Maio said he had met with 'yellow vest' anti-government protesters outside Paris
Matteo Salvini says he will meet the team on Monday, February 11, after Juan Guaido sends a letter requesting talks 'as soon as possible' to present 'the action plan to relaunch democracy in Venezuela through free and fair elections'
Some 80 jobs out of a total of 315 in Italy are to go, the firm says
In Italy, official data shows it shrank 0.2% in the final quarter of last year after a 0.1% drop in the third quarter. The technical definition of a recession is economic contraction for two quarters in a row.
France's Nathalie Loiseau says the government will not wage a war of words or otherwise seek to retaliate against Rome, but working meetings and visits between the two countries are largely out of the question for now
Italy sends a plane carrying police and secret service agents to Bolivia, the interior ministry says
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announces plans to ban known 'troublemakers' from taking part in demonstrations, in the same way known football hooligans have been banned from stadiums in the past
'I worked with Jo in the same department at Pyongyang's foreign ministry for so long but never imagined that he would seek asylum,' says Thae Yong-ho
Jo Song-gil, the acting North Korean ambassador to Rome, has applied for asylum to an unidentified Western country with his family
National Health Institute's Professor Walter Ricciardi says members of the populist government 'have endorsed unscientific or frankly anti-scientific positions on many issues'
The earthquake is the strongest in the region after Mount Etna erupted on December 24, spewing ash and forcing the temporary closure of Sicilian airspace
This area of the Mediterranean has been the most deadly for migrants attempting the crossing to Europe
The victims include 5 people under the age of 18 – 3 girls and two boys – and an adult woman who accompanied her daughter to the concert
Italy has already drawn similar agreements from Amazon, Apple and Google, joining EU neighbours seeking a bigger tax take from multinationals previously able to use tax loopholes
'We need to discuss everything again. Where museums' autonomy is concerned, national interest cannot come second. The French cannot have everything,' says junior culture minister Lucia Bergonzoni
Giovanni Monchiero is the dean of the unusual academy in Roddi in northwestern Italy where the graduates wag their tails. This is Italy's 'truffle dog university.'
The protest was launched against anti-migrant policies by Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says 8 countries would be at least temporarily exempt from the ban on buying Iranian oil due to special circumstances or so as not to disrupt energy markets
The severe weather causes massive damage and disruption
Italy has been hit by a series of deadly storms over the past week, especially in the north and around Venice, claiming 30 lives in all
(UPDATED) Apple and Samsung are fined 10 and 5 million euros, respectively, for the 'planned obsolescence' of their smartphones
Italian leader Matteo Salvini has singled out French President Emmanuel Macron for criticism in recent weeks, as well as other EU leaders he considers too soft on immigration
Representatives from Britain, France, Italy, Russia, and Serbia celebrate the armistice of September 29, 1918 at the final resting place of 20,000 Allied soldiers
Prosecutors confirms that Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini refused to allow more than 100 rescued Diciotti migrants off a coastguard ship in August
Italy Interior Minister faces an investigation over 'illegal confinement, illegal arrest and abuse of power'
(UPDATED) Italy threatens to pull its funding for the EU as a 'compensatory measure' if the bloc refused to come forward and help with relocating the migrants
(3rd UPDATE) More than half of the families of the victims refuse to take part in a state funeral with some preferring a more intimate funeral, while others announce a boycott
The chance of finding survivors at this stage is slim and the unstable mountains of debris make the search operation dangerous
(UPDATED) The government says it intended to revoke the contract of Autostrade per l'Italia, a private sector company owned by Atlantia, and slap it with a fine of 150 million euros ($170 million)
(4th UPDATE) Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says the official count stands at 25 dead but that the toll could rise as rescuers search through the tangled wreckage
Nearly 5,000 fans who went to see the 5-time Ballon d'Or winner are rewarded with a goal
The apartment units of these 3 Filipino families 'were damaged by the blast,' says the Department of Foreign Affairs
The blast engulfs the area with flames and black smoke and causes a bridge to partially collapse. The explosion occurs near Borgo Paginale to the west of the city, close to Bologna airport, the Italian fire service says on Twitter.
Where did these nearly 400 Twitter accounts come from?
The Squatriti family's little shop of doll horrors, which opened in 1953, specializes in antique dolls, some dating back to the 19th century