June 1, 2012
ROME -- International law firm Hogan Lovells has recruited two new corporate partners in Milan.
May 31, 2012
ROME -- The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided BNL Gruppo BNP Paribas with three separate lines of credit totalling 325 million euros for financing Italian SM
ROME– The Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen have been released on bail but with strict conditions.
ROME-- Italy's highest court has upheld a ruling from the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and annulled a previous judgment that Germany must compensate Italian victims of Nazi war crimes.
ROME-- The governor of the Bank of Italy spoke today of the need for “deep-seated change” to help the young generation bring Italy out of its financial crisis.
ROME– Kuwait is optimistic the Arab Spring will usher in political democracy throughout the Middle East with many countries following the Kuwaiti example of a parliamentary constitution and freedom
May 30, 2012
ROME -- The government has announced several measures to help deal with the emergency in the centre-north of Italy following two devastating earthquakes that killed 24 and left 15,000 homeless.
ROME– Rome International School hopes to raise more than 30,000 euros for recovering Haiti in this year’s gala dinner.
May 29, 2012
ROME– Italy, along with other major Western nations, has expelled the Syrian embassy.
ROME – Days after the discovery of the body of a pregnant Indian woman in the river Po, the victim’s husband has admitted to strangling her for “wearing Western clothes.”
ROME -- Another earthquake, magnitude 5.8, has hit the centre-north of Italy, killing 17 people, more deadly than the 5.9 earthquake which claimed seven lives in the region nine d
May 28, 2012
ROME-- Lazio captain Stefano Mauri was amongst 19 people arrested in the latest police action against corruption and match fixing in Italian football.
ROME -- International Italian car company Fiat supports the international efforts for a diplomatic solution of the issues relating to the relations with Iran.
May 25, 2012
ROME-- Investigators are questioning nine people regarding the deaths of four workers killed in building collapses in the earthquake that hit North Italy at the weekend.
A 36-year old Parma woman who stabbed herself to death on the beach at Ostia said in a note that she wanted to see Rome before she died.
ROME-- At a ceremony to commemorate 160 years of the national police force, the President of the Republic thanked officers and spoke of the importance of staying on “high alert.”
May 24, 2012
ROME -- 1992 was a traumatic year for Italy. This year has seen a wave of commemorations of those events.
ROME-- The new head of employers’ union Confindustria, Giorgio Squinzi, has called the “tax burden” in Italy “intolerable” and questioned the current programme of reforms.
May 22, 2012
ROME – One of Italy’s top criminal lawyers, Enzo Fragala, was brutally beaten to death by the Mafia as a warning to MPs who fail to carry out Cosa Nostra orders, a senior magistrate has disclosed.
May 21, 2012
ROME-- Two people, one of them a 15-year-old boy, have been shot and killed and another wounded in a bloody night of violence in the southern city of Naples, police say.
ROME-- The Brindisi school which was the scene of the bombing which killed one girl and wounded more reopened as police hunt the killer using video footage of the attack.
May 20, 2012
BOLOGNA-- Thousands spent a cold and wet night in tents in the aftermath of an earthquake that killed seven people on Sunday.
May 19, 2012
ROME -- A former rector of a Basilica where a mob boss was buried is under investigation on suspicion of involvement in the murky 1983 kidnap of Emanuela Orlandi, a Vatican schoolgirl.
May 18, 2012
ROME-- Regional councils will be given the right to impose a tax on pet ownership in a new series of measures soon to go into effect.
ROME – Police in Sicily have issued arrest warrants for 14 Italians and Egyptians suspected of running a large-scale illegal immigrant trafficking operation, police say.
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