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Jan 26, 2017
Final toll for Italy avalanche stands at 29 as recovery endsThe final death toll from Italy's devastating avalanche stands at 29 after the final bodies were pulled out of the rubble of a hotel crushed by tons of snow, firefighters said today. Firefighters issued the update after a week of search efforts at the isolated Hotel Rigopiano in central Italy
Jan 03, 2017
Facebook blocks photo of Neptune statue for being 'sexually explicit'Facebook has blocked photograph of a 16th-century statue of Neptune posted by an Italian art historian, claiming it as "sexually explicit", but the social media giant later apologised saying the censorship was a mistake.
Dec 24, 2016
Italian Super Cup: AC Milan beat Juventus on penalties to win their first trophy since 2011AC Milan celebrated wildly after beating Juventus to win the Italian Super Cup in a penalty shoot-out to win their first trophy since 2011 on Friday.
Dec 23, 2016
AC Milan's Riccardo Montolivo believes club's sale to Chinese investors presents 'great opportunity'The proposed sale of Italian giants AC Milan to a Chinese consortium is a "great opportunity" for the club, the team's skipper Riccardo Montolivo said.
Dec 19, 2016
Jordanian police storm castle, free tourists, operation continuing - security source | ReutersBy Suleiman Al-Khalidi | AMMAN AMMAN Jordanian security forces freed tourists trapped inside a medieval castle on Sunday after storming the building where armed men had taken shelter following a shoot-out with police that killed at least nine people, security sources said. A Canadian woman, three other civilians and five police officers were among the nine killed during the exchange of gunfire between the assailants and security forces. At least 29 people were taken to hospital, some with serious injuries, the sources said.Police in the mountainous city of Karak had earlier freed 10 people, including foreign tourists, but some were still being held in the Crusader-era castle from where the gunmen shot at security forces who were surrounding it, a security source said.The identity of the assailants was not immediately clear.A former government minister from Karak city, Sameeh Maaytah, said there were signs Islamist militants may have been behind the attack but the government has so far steered away from saying this.
Dec 13, 2016
Italian PM unveils new government, but centre-right ally threatens to quit | ReutersBy Crispian Balmer and Antonella Cinelli | ROME ROME New Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni unveiled his government on Monday, keeping almost all former ministers in place in a move aimed at reassuring financial markets.But a small centre-right party that had supported the previous premier, Matteo Renzi, said it might not back the new government, raising doubts over whether Gentiloni will have the numbers in parliament to form a majority.In a rapid transfer of power from Renzi, who quit last week after losing a Dec. 4 referendum on constitutional reform, Gentiloni took just a day to put his team together."I've done my best to form this government as quickly as possible," Gentiloni, 62, told reporters after presenting his list of ministers to President Sergio Mattarella.Gentiloni, who was Renzi's foreign minister, said he would follow policies similar to those of his predecessor and urge the European Union to be more "growth-oriented".He also pledged particular attention to the under-developed south which voted overwhelmingly against Renzi in the referendum, creating a minister for the region
Dec 11, 2016
Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni set to be new prime minister, form next govtItalian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni was chosen on Sunday to be the country's next premier and pledged to get straight to work on forming a new coalition with the same Democrat Party-led majority.
Dec 11, 2016
Foreign minister Paolo Gentiloni tipped to be Italy's new prime ministerForeign Minister Paolo Gentiloni was set on Sunday to become Italy's new prime minister following reformist leader Matteo Renzi's resignation in the wake of a crushing referendum defeat.
Dec 09, 2016
Mahindra Racing begins preparing for the 2017 Moto3 seasonAims to build on its impressive performance in 2016
Dec 08, 2016
Pope prays for unemployed at traditional rite in Rome | ReutersROME Pope Francis prayed for the unemployed, for families trying to make ends meet and for exploited children on Thursday at a popular wreath-laying ceremony at a statue of the Madonna near Rome's Spanish Steps.The traditional event, which draws thousands of Romans and tourists, is held on the Roman Catholic feast of the Immaculate Conception, a public holiday in the Italian capital. In his prayer, Francis also prayed to the Virgin Mary for neglected children, the poor and the sick