Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a country in Southern and Western Europe. Located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, Italy shares open land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia and the enclaved microstates San Marino and Vatican City. Italy covers an area of 301,340 km2 (116,350 sq mi) and has a largely temperate seasonal and Mediterranean climate. With around 61 million inhabitants, it is the fourth-most populous EU member state and the most populous country in Southern Europe.
(CNN)Italian police say a quick-thinking student hid himself and called authorities when a school bus carrying 51 children was hijacked and set on fire by its driver. None of the pupils, aged between..
Newser reports a bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children on Wednesday! The driver set the vehicle on fire before being stopped by a police blockade. Officers broke the glass in the back door..
Generations of visitors to cities such as Florence have left their mark. But this unwanted legacy is being erased thanks to lasers which remove graffiti from historic buildings without damaging their..
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Cristiano Ronaldo has been charged with improper conduct by UEFA after his crotch-grabbing celebration in a Champions League match last week. The second-leg tie between Juventus and Atletico Madrid saw..
According to a report by Mother Nature Network, travelers should leave their flip-flops at home if they are planning on hiking the network of cliffside trails connecting the picturesque Mediterranean..
According to Newser, the investigation into the shooting death of reputed crime boss Francesco "Frank" Cali has turned up new information. NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea told reporters that Cali..
Italy’s Justice Ministry has ordered a preliminary inquiry into an appeals court ruling that overturned a rape verdict in part by arguing that the woman who was attacked was too ugly to be a credible..
Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Juventus isn't just helping raise the profile of Serie A. It's also helping Italy's national team to recover from its failure to qualify for last year's World Cup... WorldNews - Published Also reported by •USATODAY.com
Italy signed a preliminary accord with China on Saturday that makes it the first country of the Group of Seven industrialized nation to join the Chinese Belt and Road infrastructure project. Reuters - Published
Italy endorsed China's "Belt and Road" infrastructure project on Saturday, the first Group of Seven industrialized power to do so, as Rome brushed off worries among its Western allies in a bid to.. Reuters - Published
Italy on Saturday became the first member of the Group of Seven industrialized powers to endorse China's "Belt and Road" infrastructure project, with Rome brushing off the worries of Western allies as.. Reuters - Published
Rome gave a lavish welcome to the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, his wife and entourage on Friday as Italy and China controversially pledged to strengthen trade and investment ties. Xi is in the.. WorldNews - Published
Italy and China want to revive the spirit of the ancient Silk Road by deepening their trade and investment ties, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday during a trip to Rome that has raised.. Reuters - Published
A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their school chaperones Wednesday, threatening the hostages' lives for 40 minutes and setting the bus on fire at a Carabinieri blockade, The.. WorldNews - Published
ROME (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Rome on Thursday at the start of a three-day visit during which he will sign an accord drawing Italy into his giant "Belt and Road".. WorldNews - Published
To the dismay of some, Italy is due to become officially the first G7 country to support China’s controversial $1-trillion Belt and Road trade infrastructure programme on Friday when Chinese leader.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •France 24
The Italian parliament has blocked prosecutors from pursuing an investigation into Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini for abuse of power and kidnapping migrants. Mr Salvini, who is interior minister.. WorldNews - Published
A bus full of schoolchildren was hijacked and set on fire by its own driver on Wednesday in an apparent protest against migrant drownings in the Mediterranean, Italian authorities said. Reuters - Published
A senior figure in Italy's ruling 5-Star Movement was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of corruption, dealing an embarrassing blow to group that has always tried to project a squeaky clean image. Reuters - Published
Leaders set to endorse Italy’s role in ‘Silk Road’ trade network during Xi Jinping’s visit this week Italy has signalled its determination to play a central role in China’s grand plan to.. WorldNews - Published
China is ready to strengthen its "global strategic partnership" with Italy, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrote in an Italian daily on the eve of his visit to the euro zone's third-largest economy. Reuters - Published
Misunderstandings over China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) are "hard to avoid", a senior Chinese diplomat said on Wednesday ahead of a trip to Europe by President Xi Jinping during which Italy is.. Reuters - Published
An Italian charity ship was escorted into the port of Lampedusa by police on Tuesday after rescuing 49 Africans in the Mediterranean, with Interior Minister Matteo Salvini calling for the crew to be.. Reuters - Published
Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday he would not let an Italian-flagged charity ship disembark 49 Africans rescued in the Mediterranean, setting up a fresh confrontation with humanitarian.. Reuters - Published
Bengaluru, March 19: Serial Serie A champions Juventus prepared to offer Manchester United flop Alexis Sanchez an escape route from Old Trafford as they look to bolster their squad in the summer,.. WorldNews - Published
An Italian charity ship rescued 50 migrants who were at sea off the coast of Libya, bringing a warning from the Italian government which said it was prepared to "stop once and for all" the private.. WorldNews - Published
Italy's La Scala opera house has decided to return more than 3 million euros ($3.4 million) in funding to Saudi Arabia after a plan to work closely with the country was widely criticized, including by.. Reuters - Published
A potential merger between Deutsche Bank and rival Commerzbank does not signal a new wave of banking consolidation in Europe, the chairman of Italy's biggest retail lender Intesa Sanpaolo said on.. Reuters - Published
United States Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov are due to meet in Rome this week to discuss the situation in Venezuela, diplomats.. Reuters - Published
Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff on Monday said the issue of extending the delay for Britain's exit from the European Union is not uncontroversial among EU states, adding he could not rule out.. Reuters - Published
By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A top Vatican official says China's government should not fear "distrust or hostility" from the Roman Catholic Church, writing amid speculation over whether.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters
On this day in history: Russian cosmonaut first man to walk in space; Mahatma Gandhi is sent to prison for civic disobedience, Italy's Mussolini agrees to enter WWII; Terri Schiavo's feeding tube.. USATODAY.com - Published
Watch the quirkier moments from the epic finale to the Six Nations, including Wales making history, "one of the most entertaining draws you'll ever see" and agony for Italy's Sergio Parisse. BBC News - Published
New leadership in Italy has brought some new changes to the country since 2018. Right-wing, pro-gun advocates have risen in power, changing the nation's perspective on gun culture. Now, a push for a.. CBS News - Published
By Associated Press Reporter March 16 2019 10:50 AM 0 Comments Italy opens probe into death of ‘bunga bunga’ witness Independent.ie Italian prosecutors have opened an investigation into the death.. WorldNews - Published