REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 13:52

Underpopulated Italian region offers visitors €25,000 to move in

Molise president finds novel way to breathe life into area as resident numbers dwindleAn underpopulated region in southern Italy is offering newcomers €700 per month for three years to live in one of ...

Underpopulated Italian region offers visitors €25,000 to move in

Source: theguardian.com

Italian region offers $770 a month to people to move there – but there's a catch A region in southern Italy that has lost the most inhabitants in the country in the last five years is offering people approximately $770 a month for three years to move there, according to reports....
2019-09-11, 15:52

'Fresh air, no delinquency': the Italian region paying people to move in Molise is offering €700 a month to newcomers who settle in underpopulated areasMolise, a sparsely populated region of southern Italy, is so off the radar that many Italians joke that “Molise non esiste” (Molise doesn’t exist).But proud locals have rebutted the slight with their own saying: “Molise e...
2019-09-13, 19:13

Sri Lanka offers visitors free 1-month visas on arrival to revive tourism after bombings The south Asian country will offer free, one-month visas on arrival to visitors from 50 countries to revive its tourism industry after April bombings.       ...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Italy region will pay you $27,000 to move there Molise, a wild and beautiful region to the east of Rome, is offering to pay people $27,000 to move there in the hope they'll save rural communities from dying out....
2019-09-12, 15:00

Italy's Friuli-Venezia Giulia region offers foodies endless possibilities Check out this under-the-radar region of Italy bordering Austria and Slovenia, where the wine, food and scenery are all top-notch.       ...
2019-07-24, 19:52

Agriculture Dept. Announces Plan to Move Economists to Kansas City Region The relocation plan follows criticism from career staff members who have been fearful about their jobs being moved and who have speculated that the Trump administration is trying to stifle research....
2019-06-14, 05:52

These Italian towns will pay you $27,000 to move in When Italian villages began selling houses for $1, it seemed too good to be true. But the latest offer from Italy is enough to make even that deal look like a ripoff....
2019-09-12, 14:13

Italian Prime Minister Conte offers resignation amid political crisis Conte has tendered his resignation and launched a blistering attack on Salvini. The far-right League withdrew its no confidence motion against the prime minister after being taken to task by nearly every other party....
2019-08-21, 11:26

Get $27,000 to move to Italy: That's this region's plan to attract newcomers Molise, a region in Italy where towns are afflicted with underpopulation, will launch a program that will pay newcomers a monthly stipend for three years.       ...
2019-09-13, 01:52

Is 'Fredo' the Italian N-Word? I Asked the 3 Most Italian Women I Know for Answers Chris Cuomo, host of CNN’s Cuomo Prime Time and the network’s chief Italian-American correspondent, threatened to beat up a heckler during a heated exchange after the man called him “Fredo.” In a video that has gone viral, Cuomo says, “Only punkass bitches from the right call me Fredo. Fredo is fro...
2019-08-14, 06:52

Italian exit polls indicate Matteo Salvini’s right-wing populist League is leading Italian party in European election ROME (AP) — Italian exit polls indicate Matteo Salvini’s right-wing populist League is leading Italian party in European election. The post Italian exit polls indicate Matteo Salvini’s right-wing populist League is leading Italian party in European election appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-27, 00:13

Giraffes Move Closer to Endangered Species List as Nations Move to Regulate Trade of Body Parts (GENEVA) — Nations around the world moved Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and scowls from some sub-Saharan African nations. Thursday’s vote by a key committee at the World Wildlife Conference known as CITES pa...
2019-08-23, 02:26

Former Military Officers, 4 Others Move Top Court Against Kashmir Move Six petitioners, including two former high-ranking military officers, have approached the Supreme Court to challenge the centre's move to scrap Jammu and Kashmir's special status under Article 370 and......
2019-08-17, 23:52

On Stranger Things, the plot starts to move, but no one can move on “It’s probably for his muscles or something,” Max tells El as the two stand over a now-melted ice bath in the Mayfield-Hargrove bathroom. “He works out like a maniac.” Even before El finds the missing lifeguard’s fanny pack and her bloody whistle, we know Billy’s bags of ice are not “for his muscles...
2019-07-04, 19:52

Politicians need to move fast as Facebook & Co move into finance: BIS Politicians need to quickly coordinate regulatory responses to new risks from technology companies like Facebook moving into finance, though banks won't be squeezed out anytime soon, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said on Sunday....
2019-06-23, 23:39

Politicians need to move fast as Facebook & Co move into finance - BIS Politicians need to quickly coordinate regulatory responses to new risks from technology companies like Facebook moving into finance, though banks won't be squeezed out anytime soon, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said on Sunday....
2019-06-23, 20:00

The Latest: Serial killer has no visitors before execution STARKE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Execution-Serial Killer (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Prison officials say no one visited a serial killer facing execution for a murder spree that claimed the lives of 10 women in Florida in 1984. Barring a last-minute court reprieve, Bobby Joe Long is scheduled to r...
2019-05-23, 23:26

NASA opening space station to visitors NASA announced Friday that it will open the International Space Station to private astronauts, with the first visit as early as next year. (June 7)       ...
2019-06-10, 18:52

Puerto Rico’s capital is ready to welcome visitors again Like all members of the Greater Antilles squad these days, Puerto Rico has suffered a few hiccups: a crippled economy, a post-hurricane mop-up still in progress and riots in the streets over allegations of high-level government corruption and ex-Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s not-so-woke chats. But on the ...
2019-08-17, 10:13

10 things visitors can do in Dubai that they couldn't a decade ago Dubai has seen a lot of changes over the last decade -- to culture and custom as well as skylines and shorelines. We looks at some of the new possibilities for foreigners....
2019-07-22, 12:13

Tennessee otter dies after park visitors fed it An otter named "Otto" has died after guests at a Tennessee park fed the animal food it could not tolerate.        ...
2019-06-01, 20:39

Surprise Visitors, Flings and (Potential) Divorces on 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way It was the surprise of a lifetime for Jenny and Sumit on 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way. No, Sumit's parents didn't find out he was not really living in Mumbai for work, but Jenny's......
2019-08-20, 18:13

New Zealand teen with measles may have exposed Disneyland visitors Alert comes amid worst measles outbreak in the US in a quarter of a century, with more than 1,200 cases reported since October 2018A teenage girl from New Zealand sick with measles visited Disneyland and other popular tourist stops across southern California earlier this month, possibly infecting ot...
2019-08-24, 21:13

Sea dragon exhibit dazzles visitors at California aquarium LA JOLLA, California (AP) — A Southern California aquarium has built what is believed to be one of the world’s largest habitats for sea dragons, the lesser-known cousin of the seahorse. The Birch Aquarium at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego hope...
2019-05-22, 09:13

4 Your Health: City parks bring happiness to visitors There are new recommendations about which women should undergo testing for the breast cancer gene. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says all women with a history of breast or ovarian cancer should be assessed for increased risk of BRCA gene mutations. Women who have an ancestry associated wit...
2019-08-21, 02:00

Surveillance app installed on phones of Xinjiang visitors: report China's far-reaching security network is targeting tourists, with border guards secretly installing a surveillance app onto the phones of visitors to Xinjiang, according to a joint report by several major international media organizations....
2019-07-03, 18:26

College Row, Fifth Avenue Should Brace for Fewer Chinese Visitors China’s legions of globe-trotting tourists have been a handy economic weapon. This may not work as well against the U.S. but could nonetheless cause damage to certain sectors....
2019-06-05, 23:13

Angered by This Roosevelt Statue? A Museum Wants Visitors to Weigh In Conversation about monuments has reached a fever pitch, and the city was split on this one. The American Museum of Natural History is opening an exhibition on it....
2019-07-15, 18:13

KOA fires white worker who pulled gun on black visitors A white manager of a Mississippi campground has been fired after video showed her holding a gun while telling an African American couple to leave because they did not have a reservation....
2019-05-29, 10:13

Yellowstone officials warn visitors not to approach bison after man tries to pet one A man who learned over a railing to pet a bison demonstrated “an incredible lack of judgment and common sense,” park Superintendent Cam Sholly said.       ...
2019-08-09, 17:52

Visitors at El Paso memorial ask how many more have to die after latest Texas shooting People paying their respects at the memorial in El Paso to the Walmart shooting victims say the Odessa attack raises the same fears and questions.        ...
2019-09-02, 10:52

Trump Offers to 'Vouch' For A$AP Rocky, Swedish PM Offers Trump Choice of Several Seats President Donald Trump was shocked to discover that there is no international exchange rate for white privilege when the Prime Minister of Sweden declined Trump’s offer to “personally vouch” for jailed rapper A$AP Rocky....
2019-07-21, 02:26

Rare hornbill chick delights staff and visitors at Polish zoo A rare Palawan Hornbill chick has left its nest and is exploring its outdoor enclosure at Wroclaw Zoo in western Poland, delighting staff and members of the public....
2019-09-03, 22:13

A Koch Executive’s Harassment in China Adds to Fears Among Visitors Amid worsening trade tensions, an American businessman was barred for days from leaving, in an apparent message to President Trump. Others worry they may be next....
2019-07-12, 03:26

NASA Brings Moon and More to Visitors at COSI Science Festival NASA will host a range of activities and demonstrations, including a virtual reality chair and Oculus Go trip to the Moon, at the COSI Science Festival Wednesday, May 1, through Saturday, May 4, in Columbus, Ohio....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Hong Kong protesters march again, reaching out to Chinese visitors Tens of thousands of protesters marched through one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, trying to gain support from mainland Chinese visitors for the city's opposition to an extradition bill which has caused political turmoil....
2019-07-07, 17:39

Japan sets new record for foreign visitors in first half of 2019 More than 16 million foreigners visited Japan in the first six months of 2019 -- an increase of nearly 5 percent over last year, official data said Wednesday....
2019-07-17, 20:39

Teen with measles may have exposed visitors at Disneyland, Universal Studios SANTA ANA, Calif. — A New Zealand teenager who visited Disneyland, Universal Studios, Hollywood tourist hotspots and the beach this month had measles and may have exposed others, public health agencies announced Friday. The girl arrived at Los Angeles International Airport on Aug. 11 and went to the...
2019-08-24, 08:39

White campground worker fired after pulling gun on black visitors Campground Carla? A white campground worker in Mississippi was fired this week after she was caught on video pulling a gun on a black couple and ordering them to leave — all because they didn’t have a reservation. “RACISM IS ALIVE AND WELL!” wrote Jessica Richardson, of Macon...
2019-05-29, 12:13

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last week....
2019-05-25, 03:39

SkyDeck ledge protective layer cracks under visitors’ feet Visitors to the SkyDeck ledge up on Chicago’s Willis Tower — which is already scary enough as it is — got the fright of their lives on Wednesday when its protective layer cracked underneath them. “There was a woman with two kids and they looked really pale and scared because ...
2019-06-13, 04:13

The SkyDeck ledge of the Willis Tower cracks under visitors' feet Visitors to the Willis Tower's SkyDeck got an extra scare Monday when the attraction's protective layer covering the glass splintered into thousands of pieces....
2019-06-13, 01:52

Egypt opens two of its oldest pyramids to visitors for first time since 1960s The Bent Pyramid and its satellite pyramid in the Dahshur royal necropolis represent a transitional form of pyramid construction.       ...
2019-07-15, 19:39

Yellowstone National Park visitors spent $513M in 2018 YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A federal report shows visitors to Yellowstone National Park spent nearly $513 million in neighboring communities last year. The report last week from the National Park Service indicates the spending by the park’s 4.1 million visitors supported nearly 7,1...
2019-05-28, 20:39

Taj Mahal officials will start charging visitors who stay too long You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here. Not without paying extra, at least. Officials at the Taj Mahal have recently implemented a three-hour time limit for visitors wishing to see the world-renowned site — and those who overstay their welcome had better be ready to fork over some extra ...
2019-06-19, 18:39

US Ends Visa-Free Entry For Visitors To North Korea Washington on Monday revoked visa-free entry rights to the United States for foreigners who have visited North Korea in the past eight years, potentially dealing a new blow to the isolated country's......
2019-08-06, 12:13

North Korea visitors no longer eligible for visa-free travel to U.S. Foreign passport holders who are eligible to visit the United States visa-free may no longer be able to do so under the United States' Visa Waiver Program....
2019-08-06, 19:13

Sculpture smelling of breast milk to draw in visitors to new Wellcome gallery London gallery intended as celebration of what it means to be human in 21st centurySome say it smells of modelling clay. Others that it has the vague aroma of talcum powder mixed with vanilla. Or perhaps a freshly painted room.Members of the public will be able to decide for themselves when they rub...
2019-09-05, 04:39

Visitors face $280 fine for sitting on Rome’s famed Spanish Steps It is now illegal to cop a squat on Rome’s famous Spanish Steps — with violators facing a fine of up to $280. Locals, however, aren’t taking the ban sitting down. “It seems to me to be a fascist-style provision that the municipality will be forced to review,” said Vittorio Sgarbi, an Italian art cri...
2019-08-08, 08:13

Disneyland, Universal Studios Hollywood Visitors Reportedly Exposed to Measles (SANTA ANA, Calif.) — A New Zealand teenager who visited Disneyland and other Southern California tourist spots last week brought along more than just her luggage. She brought measles. Public health officials in Los Angeles and Orange counties issued a warning Friday that people may have been ...
2019-08-26, 00:52

Hong Kong protesters seek to tell mainland Chinese visitors about their struggle Visitors from China accustomed to high end hotels and luxury stores were handed Hong Kong newspapers detailing the upheaval in the city over the past weeks....
2019-07-07, 19:26

California sunflower farmers ask visitors to stop trampling fields for selfies ‘Selfie seekers’ are causing ‘noticeable concern and damage’ to several properties, according to sheriff’s departmentFarmers in one California county are asking visitors to stop taking selfies in their scenic sunflower fields and be more respectful of their crop.“Selfie seekers” are causing enough “...
2019-07-03, 23:39

Hackers actively exploit WordPress plugin flaw to send visitors to bad sites Enlarge / A redirection from a site still running a vulnerable version of the plugin. Hackers have been actively exploiting a recently patched vulnerability in some websites that causes the sites to redirect to malicious sites or display misleading popups, security researchers warned on Wednesday...
2019-05-30, 01:26

Alberta Birds of Prey Centre sees decline in visitors for 2019 season The Alberta Birds of Prey Centre in Coaldale closes for the 2019 season this weekend and has seen fewer visitors than usual after a West Nile virus outbreak last year....
2019-09-01, 10:52

World’s 8 Most Haunted Castles: The Lost Souls Tormenting Visitors of Famous Bastions The histories of many of the world’s most haunted castles are filled with bloodshed, treason, and treasure. The checkered past and centuries of existence make these locations the perfect choice for specters and shades to find their eternal homes. ...
2019-08-07, 07:39

Michigan national park is the first to allow visitors to use a powerful 'track chair' to experience trails Trails through Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore can be steep or sandy -- but people who require hiking mobility assistance can now rent a motorized chair with treaded tracks to get around....
2019-07-09, 21:00

Stonehenge Has Attracted Summer Solstice Visitors for Centuries, But Some Historians Worry About Its Future Every year around June 21, thousands of visitors from around the world gather at Stonehenge in southwest England to celebrate the summer solstice. It’s a tradition that is thought to go back thousands of years, ever since Neolithic peoples created what is believed to be a temple aligned with t...
2019-06-20, 20:52

New London adverts tell visitors to give money direct to charity instead of rough sleepers Westminster council today unveiled digital adverts at central London stations warning "well intentioned" visitors to give money to charities instead of rough sleepers....
2019-07-18, 12:13

NASA Opens International Space Station to Private Visitors, With a Hefty Price Tag Private space travel will begin as early as 2020, but for a hefty price. NASA announced Friday that it would open the International Space Station to private individuals and more commercial business at roughly $35,000 per night per astronaut. NASA hopes to develop a new space economy in low orbit by ...
2019-06-08, 01:39

Meet the thin multicolored line protecting visitors from unscrupulous carnival games In the lawless wastes of the carnival, only one force exists to protect ordinary people. No, we’re not talking about the food inspectors who (hopefully) check that the cotton candy machines are below the acceptable dead ant threshold or the ride monitors who (hopefully) assess the inner workings of ...
2019-08-30, 20:26

Jeffrey Epstein accusers' lawyer says financier abused female visitors while jailed One of Jeffrey Epstein’s most vocal accusers urged other women Tuesday to come forward with allegations against the registered sex offender and well-connected financier as federal authorities prosecute him on sex charges....
2019-07-17, 00:00

Protective layer on The Ledge at Chicago's Willis Tower cracks as visitors stand on it A trip to the top of the tallest building in Chicago turned into an even more harrowing experience in the sky for some visitors on Monday when a protective coating on the glass-floored balcony began to crack beneath their feet....
2019-06-12, 21:00

Hawaii confirms 3 recent cases of rat lungworm disease in US visitors, says tourist ate slug on a dare Health officials in Hawaii have announced three recent cases of rat lungworm disease in U.S. visitors to the state from Dec. 2018-Feb. 2019, including one that involved an adult who ate a poisonous slug on a dare....
2019-05-24, 17:26

Universal's Volcano Bay water park briefly closes after visitors report electric shocks Universal Studios' Volcano Bay water park at closed early on Sunday due to a technical issue that left guests complaining about electric shocks.        ...
2019-06-04, 18:52

Jeffrey Epstein accusers' lawyer says financier abused female visitors while on work release from jail An attorney for several accusers of Jeffrey Epstein said Tuesday that the wealthy financier had “improper sexual contact” with “female visitors” while he was on work release during his earlier jail time....
2019-07-17, 04:39

Lebanon's Hezbollah says U.S.-Iran war in region unlikely Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Friday that a regional war between Washington and Tehran had become unlikely as the United States knows it would pay a heavy price....
2019-06-01, 01:13

Pokémon Go's Pokédex Expands Into The Unova Region While other Pokémon games trim down their collection of pocketable monsters, Niantic’s mobile Pokémon safari continues to expand. Critters from Pokémon Black & White’s Unova region have started showing up in Pokémon Go. Come to me, Tepig. Come to me....
2019-09-17, 18:13

Iran says US 'hostile policies' dangerous for the region President Trump's plan to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East is "extremely dangerous" for peace in the region, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif....
2019-05-26, 01:26

EKU’S Aaron Ochsenbein Chosen First Team All-Region RICHMOND, Ky. – Former Eastern Kentucky University closer Aaron Ochsenbein was selected to the 2019 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings NCAA Division I South All-Region First Team, the organization announced on Wednesday. The Lexington, Kentucky native was one of two relief pitche...
2019-06-13, 04:39

Ethiopia delays referendum on new independent region Members of the Sidama ethnic group must now wait several months longer for a referendum which could lead to the setting up of a new independent region. Many, especially young Sidamas, are unhappy with the delay....
2019-07-18, 19:00

Any conflict in region could spread: Iran general Any conflict in the Gulf region may spread uncontrollably, a senior Iranian military commander was cited as saying on Sunday by the semi-official news agency Fars....
2019-06-23, 12:26

Protesters take to streets to declare new Ethiopia region A political party representing some of Ethiopia's ethnic Sidama people said on Thursday it would postpone plans to declare a new region in defiance of the federal government and would accept the offer of a referendum in five months' time....
2019-07-18, 14:13

Beautiful Paintings Of Pokemon's Kanto Region Games artist Simone Mändl has been doing a big series of paintings all about Pokemon. Specifically, the landscapes (and cityscapes) of the Kanto region....
2019-07-02, 04:39

Hong Kong August visitors plunge 40% year-on-year, hotels half-full: finance chief Hong Kong visitor arrivals plunged nearly 40% in August from a year earlier, deepening from July's 5% fall, the finance secretary said as sometimes violent anti-government protests take a rising toll on the city's tourism, retail and hotel businesses....
2019-09-09, 09:13

Saudi crown prince says kingdom isn’t seeking war in region DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says the kingdom isn’t seeking war in the region, but won’t hesitate to deal with any threats to its people and vital interests. In his first public remarks since attacks last month on oil tankers of...
2019-06-16, 10:26

China's Xi says the Gulf region stands at 'crossroads of war and peace' Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday that the Gulf region is in a very sensitive situation following increased tensions between Iran and the United States....
2019-06-28, 13:26

| Egypt blackface sketch spotlights racism in region An Egyptian comedian has sparked anger by using blackface in a sketch and mocking Sudanese people, drawing attention to what experts say is a deeper racism problem in the region....
2019-05-21, 18:52

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone in Gulf region Iran has shot down a U.S. drone which the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday was flying over southern Iran, raising fears that a major military confrontation could erupt between Tehran and Washington....
2019-06-20, 11:39

PM of Iraq’s Kurdish region meets top officials in Baghdad The newly confirmed prime minister of Iraq’s self-ruled Kurdish region is meeting with top officials on his first visit to the Iraqi capital since he was named to the post last month...
2019-07-16, 17:39

Russia 'revolted' by Kosovan raid on Serbian region An armed police raid saw tensions flare between Serbia and Kosovo, where a fragile peace has repeatedly come under strain since Kosovo declared independence....
2019-05-28, 23:13

Bolsonaro says fire ban in Brazil limited to Amazon region only Brazil's National Space Research Institute says fires have increased about 80% in Brazil this year when compared to the same period last year. A little over half those fires are in the Amazon....
2019-08-31, 23:00

Undiscovered Italy: The Strange and Splendid Carso Region In this string of small towns near the border with Slovenia, you’ll find a magnetic mishmash of cultures and culinary attractions from Habsburg-era castles to country taverns where the wine flows freely....
2019-06-20, 22:39

U.S. turning Gulf region into 'tinderbox': Iran's Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the United States on Monday of turning the Gulf region into a "matchbox ready to ignite", according to Al Jazeera television....
2019-08-13, 09:13

Wyoming coal region faces discouraging future The national slowdown for coal is being felt especially hard this summer in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, where four of the state's biggest coal mining companies went through a lockout, bankruptcies and a merger....
2019-09-16, 18:26

Saudi crown prince says kingdom isn't seeking war in region Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says the kingdom isn't seeking war in the region, but won't hesitate to deal with any threats to its people and vital interests....
2019-06-16, 10:52

Indonesian Wildfires Choke Region in Blanket of Smoke Thousands of fires, most of them set to clear land for plantations that make palm oil, created thick clouds of smoke that disrupted air travel and sickened people....
2019-09-17, 12:39

Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s self-governing Kurdish region has elected a new president in a parliamentary vote boycotted by a key opposition party. Former prime minister Nechirvan Barzani will follow his uncle Masoud Barzani in office. The elder Barzani resigned in November 2017 after a failed bi...
2019-05-28, 13:26

Wildfires sweep across Israel as heatwave grips region JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police have ordered the evacuation of several communities in southern and central Israel as wildfires rage amid a major heatwave. Firefighters battled brushfires Thursday along the Gaza boundary, as well as near the country’s main international airport and outside Jeru...
2019-05-23, 18:13

Washington region’s cybersecurity sector continues to heat up FireEye and TruShield Security Solutions are capitalizing on a massive national shortage of cybersecurity professionals and a growing demand for cyberdefense services across nearly every industry....
2019-06-03, 01:39

Putin says US military action against Iran would be a ‘catastrophe for the region’ Russia’s President Vladimir Putin warned the U.S.  Thursday not to take military action against Iran following the recent downing of an American drone and attacks on oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz....
2019-06-21, 07:13

Bolsonaro says Amazon nations should decide region’s future Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says that Latin America’s Amazon countries will meet in September to discuss both protecting and developing the rainforest region, which has been hit by devastating fires...
2019-08-29, 05:13

Statin prescriptions following heart attacks differ by region of U.S. Statin prescriptions for heart attack patients vary based on geographic location, a new study says, with the highest numbers found in the Northeast and lowest found in the South....
2019-07-31, 19:26

HTC U11 receives tardy Android Pie update as promised, at least in one region Yes, HTC is still alive (barely) and kicking (occasionally), with its focus on blockchain smartphone technology only growing (for some reason) and a 5G-capable device (that's not a phone) up for pre-order in the US ahead of a Sprint-exclusive May 31 launch.Meanwhile, it remains unclear if the compan...
2019-05-27, 16:39

Iran Prepared to Defend Itself After U.S. Sends Troops to Region Iran would be prepared to respond to a possible confrontation with the U.S. after the Trump administration dispatched troops to the region and arranged the sale of billions of dollars in weapons to its Arab allies....
2019-05-26, 05:00

U.S. turning Gulf region into tinderbox: Iran's Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday accused the United States of turning the Gulf region into a "matchbox ready to ignite", according to Al Jazeera television....
2019-08-12, 13:00

Iran says it welcomes any defusion of tensions in region: ISNA Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday Tehran welcomes any defusion of tensions in the GUlf region following weeks of deteriorating relations with Washington....
2019-06-24, 10:39

G7's Amazon aid plan treats region like a 'colony', Bolsonaro says Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro says the idea of an alliance of G7 countries helping save the Amazon from wildfires would leave his country treated like "a colony or no man's land"....
2019-08-27, 03:26

Gun homicides have dropped dramatically in this American region. What happened? Gun homicides nationwide have barely declined, but in California’s Bay Area they’re down 30%. In a year-long series, the Guardian investigates the initiatives that are saving lives in an area scarred by rising inequality and gentrificationWant the latest news on our investigation? Sign up to our new...
2019-06-04, 08:39

City of London to become first UK region with 15mph speed limit News 28 May, 2019 The City of London Corporation’s Court of Common Council has voted to implement a 15mph speed limit across the Square Mile...
2019-05-28, 13:13

Indonesia to lift internet ban in rebellious Papua region Jakarta said the internet had been blocked to stop hateful messages and fake news that were fueling unrest in Papua. Media and free speech advocates have slammed the move to curtail internet services....
2019-09-06, 04:39

Amazon nations should decide region’s future, Bolsonaro says Macron and other European leaders argue the fires in the Amazon require a global response because of the ecosystem's critical role in draining heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere....
2019-08-29, 00:52

Pakistan PM Warns Against Risk Of War In Region Amid Iran Tensions Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif as tensions between Washington and Tehran......
2019-05-25, 15:00

Why the Asia-Pacific region is high on Dell Technologies' radar Advancements in innovations such as 5G, robotics and automation, and autonomous vehicles has made the region one to watch for global companies, Dell Technologies' president of Asia Pacific & Japan, Global Digital Cities has said....
2019-07-16, 06:52

Ethiopia faces more conflict with ethnic group's push for region Ethiopia's destabilizing regional frictions may worsen this month if the small Sidama ethnic group carries out a threat to unilaterally declare a new semi-autonomous region in defiance of the federal government, a global think-tank said on Thursday....
2019-07-04, 20:00

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with U.S., Saudi Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif as tensions between Washington and Tehran escalated....
2019-05-25, 11:00

Lukas Euler Named to PING All-Southeast Region Team FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – After enjoying the most prolific season of his four-year career, senior Lukas Euler continues to earn recognition for his efforts. Euler was named to the PING All-Southeast Region Team for the first time in his career on Saturday. He is the first UK player to earn distinction o...
2019-05-26, 01:39

Police regain control in Indonesia's Papua region after protests Indonesia's police chief said on Monday that authorities in the easternmost Papua region were regaining control after protesters set fire to tires and torched a local parliament building over the recent detention of scores of Papuan students....
2019-08-19, 10:00

Brazil spokesman says Bolsonaro may visit Amazon region this week Brazil's spokesman said on Monday president Jair Bolsonaro may visit the Amazon region later this week to check on the efforts to reduce forest fires....
2019-08-27, 03:52

In Historic Shift, Vatican To Consider Married Priests For Amazon Region A Vatican document on Monday said the Church should consider ordaining older married men as priests in remote areas of the Amazon, a historic shift which some say could pave the way for their use in......
2019-06-18, 03:52

Taiwan president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen visited Haiti on Saturday in an attempt to bolster support in the region after the neighboring Dominican Republic broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan last year....
2019-07-14, 10:52

CEE MARKETS-Hungarian forint sinks to record low, underperforming region The Hungarian forint fell 0.2% on Wednesday morning to a record low of 332 to the euro, underperforming other central European currencies. At 0834 GMT, the forint traded at 332.1 versus the euro, extending its losses for the year to more than 3%, the worst in the region. Traders said the forint ...
2019-09-11, 11:52

Parts of Alaska Have No Sea Ice For the First Time Ever As Temperatures in the Region Hit Record Highs Alaska has seen the lowest levels of sea ice ever this summer as record temperatures and wildfires hit the region with some areas completely ice free — an event which has never occurred so early in the year and has ramifications for the arctic climate and the Earth as a whole. Compared to all...
2019-08-08, 05:26

Taiwanese president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen will visit Haiti on Saturday in an attempt to bolster support in the region after neighboring Dominican Republic broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan last year....
2019-07-13, 23:13

EU may ease regulations on food from Japan's nuclear disaster region The European Union proposed on Thursday easing restrictions on imports of some food from Japanese regions hit by the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, Japanese officials said....
2019-06-27, 22:26

U.S. to sell 34 surveillance drones to allies in South China Sea region The Trump administration has moved ahead with a surveillance drone sale to four U.S. allies in the South China Sea region as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Washington will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behavior in Asia....
2019-06-04, 01:52

Cameroon opposition leader released after abduction in Anglophone region The leader of one of Cameroon's main opposition parties was released by his captors on Saturday after being abducted by unidentified gunmen in the country's restive Anglophone region a day earlier, his party said....
2019-06-30, 02:01

UNESCO declares Erzgebirge region a World Heritage Site UN officials have granted protected status to the Erzgebirge region (The Ore Mountains) on the German-Czech border. The water management system in Augsburg was also declared a World Heritage Site at the Baku session....
2019-07-06, 20:26

Virtually every Apple business grew in every region this quarter—except the iPhone Enlarge / Apple CEO Tim Cook. (credit: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Today, Apple reported its Q3 2019 earnings to investors. Overall revenue is up 1% over the same quarter last year, reaching $53.8 billion. Apple CEO Tim Cook framed the report to investors as "a blowout quarter" f...
2019-07-31, 18:13

British Open is in Northern Ireland, and a region defined by ‘The Troubles’ can’t quite believe it “It was beyond the realms of possibility,” Darren Clarke, a former British Open champion and resident of Portrush, said of the town hosting the tournament for the first time in 68 years. “It was just never going to happen.”...
2019-07-18, 04:26

Major Fire At Power Station In Moscow Region Injures Many A major fire broke out at a power station in the Moscow region on Thursday, injuring six to nine people, the energy ministry and Russian media reports said....
2019-07-11, 14:52

Magnitude 3.4 quake hits gas field region of north Netherlands A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the north Dutch region of Groningen, home to one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
2019-05-22, 08:39

Iran's Guards kill two militants in northwestern region: Fars Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards killed two members of an "anti-revolutionary terrorist" group in a security operation in the northwest of the country, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Tuesday....
2019-07-02, 20:13

Gunmen Attack Turkish Diplomats in Kurdish Region of Iraq At least one consulate employee was killed in the shooting at a restaurant, the authorities said. It was not immediately clear who was behind the assault....
2019-07-17, 15:52

In Afghanistan, the Endgame Demands a Difficult Balancing Act in a Region on Edge Rising tensions between India and Pakistan — not to mention the interests of China, Iran and Russia — are complicating American peace talks with the Taliban that are already filled with suspicion....
2019-08-09, 02:00

Strong aftershock jolts same California desert region day after major quake A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the strongest earthquake in the region in 25 years on July 4, which was felt by more than 20 million people....
2019-07-06, 00:00

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Congo Violence, in Region Afflicted by Ebola Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an outbreak....
2019-06-18, 19:52

Take a tour of Franco-Canadian relations with this look at region-specific Simpsons dubs Despite being a quintessentially American show, The Simpsons is syndicated across the world and its familiar voices dubbed over by actors speaking different languages. In English-speaking countries, the original cast is left as is: Anglo-Canadian Homer is Dan Castellaneta and British Lisa is Yeardle...
2019-08-07, 19:39

Hurricane Dorian: Several killed in Bahamas as storm continues to hammer region At least five people have been killed in the Bahamas in what officials have described as a "historic tragedy." The downgraded Category 4 hurricane has battered the region for over 30 hours, triggering massive flooding....
2019-09-03, 01:39

'Kashmiris will erupt': fear grips region as Indian crackdown bites Cities are empty as armed security forces outnumber local police and all communications remain blockedEid is just days away, and the central market in Srinagar, Lal Chowk, should be bustling with people. Every year crowds flock to its stalls to buy clothes, jewellery and sweets. Sheep and goats – tr...
2019-08-09, 06:26

Pakistan calls for Trump mediation on Kashmir as region remains tense Tensions between India and Pakistan over Kashmir have the potential to blow up into a regional crisis and it is the right time for U.S. President Donald Trump to mediate, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday....
2019-08-04, 16:52

Hezbollah says commanders ready, Israel orders more forces to border region Hezbollah said on Saturday its field commanders were ready to respond to an attack a week ago that the Lebanese group blamed on Israeli drones, after Israel's military ordered extra forces to deploy near the border....
2019-09-01, 11:13

Russia flies nuclear-capable bombers to region facing Alaska Russia said on Wednesday it had flown two nuclear-capable TU-160 bombers to a far eastern Russian region opposite Alaska as part of a training exercise that state media said showed Moscow's ability to park nuclear arms on the United States' doorstep....
2019-08-14, 23:00

‘Catastrophic’ Dorian now strongest hurricane to hit Bahamas region in modern records  BAHAMAS (NBC News) – Hurricane Dorian strengthened to a “catastrophic” Category 5 storm early Sunday as it closed in on the Bahamas, the National Hurricane Center said. As of 11 a.m. ET, Hurricane Dorian had been deemed the “strongest hurricane in modern record for the no...
2019-09-01, 19:52

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California the day after a large quake hit the region RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) – Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California the day after a large quake hit the region....
2019-07-06, 07:52

Kashmiri militant calls for Pakistan military intervention in disputed region A Kashmiri militant commander said on Sunday that Pakistan should send troops to protect the people of India-controlled Kashmir if the United Nations does not send peacekeepers, after New Delhi revoked its autonomy last month....
2019-09-02, 02:13

US carrier in Persian Gulf region sends clear signal to Iran The USS Abraham Lincoln, with its contingent of Navy destroyers and cruisers and a fighting force of about 70 aircraft, is the centerpiece of the Pentagon's response to what it calls Iranian threats to attack U.S. forces or commercial shipping in the Persian Gulf region....
2019-06-08, 20:52

UN terrorism chief heavily criticized for trip to China's Xinjiang region United Nations counter terrorism chief Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov has come under heavy criticism from the United States and human rights groups over his recent trip to China's repressive Xinjiang region....
2019-06-18, 09:39

Power issues snarl commuter rail service in Northeast region Commuter train service between New York and other areas of the northeast ground to a screeching halt Wednesday morning because of power issues, packing transit hubs with aggravated travelers. “Trains traveling between New York (NYP) and North Phiadelphia [sic] (PHN) are now stopped due to overheard ...
2019-06-19, 21:26

Everest Region Bans Single-Use Plastic To Reduce Waste On Mountains Single-use plastics have been banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers, Nepali authorities said Thursday....
2019-08-21, 23:13

Gulf of Mexico nearly swallows car as Tropical Storm Barry lashes the region An Alabama driver’s car was nearly swallowed by the Gulf of Mexico as Tropical Storm Barry began battering the Gulf Coast on Friday afternoon. Images from Dauphin Island, which is off the southern coast of Alabama near Mobile, show a gray Dodge sedan on the beach, buried up to its wheels in sa...
2019-07-13, 07:13

US, Japan To Work With India For An Open Indo-Pacific Region: Shinzo Abe The US and Japan will work with countries like India, Australia, ASEAN, UK and France to "forcefully" promote the idea of a free and open Indo-Pacific, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday,......
2019-05-27, 19:39

Asia and Pacific on course to miss all Sustainable Development Goals, says UN region chief Unless progress is accelerated, Asia and the Pacific are on course to miss all of the 17 Goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Executive Secretary of the UN regional commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), told UN News at the Organization's Headquarters on Wednesday....
2019-07-18, 17:13

Torrential rains in Japan force over 1 million to evacuate southwestern region An onslaught of heavy rain across the southwestern part of Japan has forced more than 1 million people to be evacuated amid fears of landslides and widespread flooding....
2019-07-03, 19:52

Woman On Hike Dies On Hottest Weekend Of Year In Washington Region A woman hiking the Billy Goat Trail in Montgomery County, Maryland, died Saturday in what authorities believe was a heat-related medical emergency during the the hottest weekend of the year in the......
2019-07-22, 07:26

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince says UAE to guarantee maritime freedom in the region: agency Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince said on Wednesday the United Arab Emirates is working with Arab countries to guarantee maritime freedom in the region, Emirates news agency (WAM) reported....
2019-05-22, 21:52

Ethiopian city braces for protests as activists promise to declare new region Activists in Ethiopia were set to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group on Thursday in defiance of the central government, with some residents of the southern city of Hawassa worried that it could lead to violence....
2019-07-17, 21:26

Saudi king approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance security in the region: SPA Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the Kingdom to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported on Friday....
2019-07-20, 10:39

Indonesia restores internet access in parts of restive Papua region Indonesia has partially lifted an internet blackout imposed following civil unrest in the country's easternmost region of Papua, but is yet to restore access in areas where the most violent protests erupted, a government statement said....
2019-09-05, 06:52

U.S. military in region is 'weakest' in history: Iran deputy Guards chief The U.S. military presence in the Middle East is at its "weakest in history", a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards was on Sunday quoted by the semi-official news agency Fars as saying....
2019-05-26, 10:26

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and using video conferencing in that region....
2019-05-23, 10:26

Navy's Spy Plane Tracking 7 Chinese Warships In Indian Ocean Region Seven Chinese Navy warships are operating in and around the Indian Ocean Region, including an over 27,000 tonnes amphibious vessel, which have been tracked closely by the Indian Navy using its......
2019-09-16, 11:52

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan deploys to Indo-Pacific region The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and commander task force units began underway operations in the Indo-Pacific region, the Navy announced on Wednesday....
2019-05-22, 21:00

‘Wanton destruction’ in Sudan’s Darfur region, ‘blatant violation’ of international law The looting and destruction of UN food relief agency premises and property in Sudan, has prompted the UN-African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and UN Country Team, to condemn the assault as a “blatant violation of international humanitarian law”....
2019-06-27, 20:26

Peace is war as armed groups roil Colombia's lawless border region A peace deal with Farc guerrillas was meant to end decades of conflict but in Catatumbo violence is worse than everCamilo Pérez lost two brothers to Colombia’s long war. One was murdered by state-aligned militias, who falsely accused him of collaborating with leftwing guerrillas. The other was riddl...
2019-07-20, 14:52

HollyFrontier halts operations at Tulsa, Oklahoma refinery as rain hits region HollyFrontier on Thursday said it is temporarily shutting operations at its 155,300-barrel-per-day Tulsa, Oklahoma, refinery as a precaution due to high water, the latest headache due to bad weather in the region....
2019-05-24, 01:39

Thousands flee disputed Kashmir region after alert; India says it killed militants Thousands of Indian tourists, pilgrims and workers began leaving the disputed region of Kashmir after a local government alert over possible militant attacks, and India said it killed at least five militants who were trying to attack its forces....
2019-08-03, 23:26

Vatican considers allowing married men to become priests in clergy-scarce Amazon region The Vatican is considering allowing married men to become priests to help counter a shortage of them in a part of the world where some estimates say there are only one for every 10,000 Catholics....
2019-06-17, 17:52

Iran warns western powers to 'leave region' amid Gulf crisis Foreign ministry demands release of Iranian oil tanker UK seized last weekIran has called on the UK to release the oil tanker seized last week and warned foreign powers to “leave the region because Iran and other regional countries are capable of securing the regional security”.Royal Marines seized ...
2019-07-12, 14:39

India revokes special status of Kashmir, putting tense region on edge The special provision that grants autonomous powers to Kashmir has long been an emotional issue. Pakistan condemned India’s decision, saying it violated a United Nations resolution....
2019-08-05, 15:13

Mitigating climate change in Asia-Pacific could give region an economic boost The urgent need to move towards a low carbon economy and build resilience, would not only mitigate the worst impacts of climate change in the Asia-Pacific, but also lift the region economically, according to the body overseeing the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)....
2019-09-06, 22:52

Mysterious Cosmic Radio Burst Detected in a Completely Unexpected Region of Space For years, astronomers have struggled to understand the source of fast radio bursts, powerful split-second pulses of energy that originate far outside our galaxy. In an astonishing technical feat, astronomers have finally managed to pinpoint the galactic origin of a one-off FRB—but its unexpected lo...
2019-06-27, 22:52

Indonesia Sends Police to Restive Region After Racial Slurs Ignite Protests Demonstrations erupted in distant Indonesian Papua after a video circulated showing Papuan students on Java being insulted as the police surrounded their dormitory....
2019-08-22, 22:00

Amid Climate Change, Arctic Region Evolves Into Strategic, Economic Hotspot (TASIILAQ, Greenland) — From a helicopter, Greenland’s brilliant white ice and dark mountains make the desolation seem to go on forever. And the few people who live here — its whole population wouldn’t fill a football stadium — are poor, with a high rate of substance ab...
2019-08-26, 00:52

Peru court orders indigenous governor of mining region to six years in prison A Peruvian court ordered the arrest of the indigenous governor of a mineral-rich southern region after sentencing him to six years in prison on Wednesday for leading 2011 deadly protests against a Canadian open-pit silver project....
2019-08-14, 23:00

Strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years rattles region, rumbles residents A preliminary magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked Southern California on Thursday, shaking an area for hundreds of miles.        ...
2019-07-05, 03:01

Floods wreaking havoc on Great Lakes region fueled by climate crisis Depths of lakes that hold about 90% of US’s freshwater spiking to record levels, from 14in to nearly 3ft above long-term averagesThis summer, as rain relentlessly poured down on the Great Lakes region, Detroit declared a rare state of emergency. The swollen Detroit River had spilled into the low-lyi...
2019-09-03, 09:26

Europe heatwave breaks records in Germany, Czech Republic as region sizzles A scorching heatwave is baking western and central Europe, setting new temperature records for June in Germany and the Czech Republic as forecasters warn it will get hotter before the heat dissipates....
2019-06-27, 21:52

U.S. defense secretary visits South Korea as region faces myriad challenges U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper met with senior South Korean leaders on Friday amid a series of regional challenges ranging from a bitter trade row between Seoul and Tokyo to the cost of U.S. troops stationed in South Korea....
2019-08-09, 09:13

Neuroscientists identify brain region linked to altered social interactions in autism model Although psychiatric disorders can be linked to particular genes, the brain regions and mechanisms underlying particular disorders are not well-understood. Mutations or deletions of the SHANK3 gene are strongly associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and a related rare disorder called Phelan-...
2019-07-31, 21:52

China could win military conflict in Indo-Pacific region even 'before America can respond', think tank warns A new study warns the U.S. has lost its military supremacy in the Indo-Pacific region, with China being able to launch and win a military conflict even before American forces are able come up with a response....
2019-08-20, 14:00

UN health experts warn ‘dramatic resurgence’ of measles continues to threaten the European region Europe has lost ground in eliminating measles, as the number of countries having achieved or sustained elimination of the disease has declined, the European Regional Verification Commission for Measles and Rubella Elimination (RVC) warned on Thursday. ...
2019-08-29, 06:26

Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead. The post Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead appeared first on L...
2019-06-23, 16:00

Economic uncertainty, geopolitical tensions stall growth in Latin America and Caribbean region, UN says Citing “an external context of greater uncertainty and growing complexity”, the head of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), said on Wednesday that the region’s economic growth is expected to decline. ...
2019-07-31, 23:01

UN gears up emergency food aid for hurricane-struck region of Bahamas, as death toll rises With initial assessments indicating that some 76,000 people in the parts of the Bahamas worst-affected by Hurricane Dorian need urgent support, the World Food Programme (WFP) is arranging for eight tons of ready-to-eat meals to be provided – part of a $5.4 million overall funding package....
2019-09-05, 23:00

Large earthquake strikes Southern California day after 6.4 temblor hit region, experts warn of more aftershocks A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck early Friday near the same region in Southern California where a significant tremor hit one day before, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
2019-07-05, 16:13

Exclusive: America’s drug czar tours region where surge of cocaine and meth arrive into US America's drug czar, touring a border area beset by increased shipments of illegal drugs, told Fox News in an exclusive interview Wednesday that officials there were stretched so thin they "have no ability to really focus in on the core mission."...
2019-07-10, 21:39

India forces arrest 500 in Kashmir as Pakistan suspends key train service to disputed region Indian security forces have arrested at least 500 people in Kashmir since the Hindu nationalist government instituted a blackout and lockdown in the disputed region....
2019-08-09, 00:13

India parliament votes to change Kashmir's status, give Delhi more control over contested region India's parliament has voted to reorganize and reclassify the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a far-reaching and highly contentious move that will give the government in New Delhi greater authority over the disputed Muslim-majority region....
2019-08-06, 18:13

Saudi crown prince, France's Macron discuss efforts to achieve stability and security in the region Saudi crown prince Mohamed bin Salman received a phone call from French president Emmanuel Macron on Saturday and they tackled the latest developments in the Middle East, state news agency SPA reported....
2019-09-08, 00:26

‘Negative forces’ at work in DR Congo threaten ‘largely peaceful’ relations across Great Lakes region, says outgoing UN envoy The UN’s outgoing Special Envoy for Africa’s Great Lakes region on Tuesday said countries there had made “important steps towards durable peace and stability” in the last 20 years, resulting in a region that is now “largely peaceful”....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calling on Secretary-General António Guterres “to play a role” in bringing countries to the table....
2019-06-27, 20:52

Jaguar Could Use Some Italian Help Times are not good at Jaguar. Sales are down. China is not the market that the bosses at Tata thought it would be, and the brand’s star designer is out after 20 years. But there is hope, and it comes from Italy....
2019-08-31, 21:39

NYC’s best new Italian restaurants Arrivederci, ramen and bibimbap — it’s celebrazione season for Italian food lovers. A half-dozen marvelous new and new-ish restaurants are re-energizing New Yorkers’ favorite cuisine. This fresh crop isn’t obsessed with red sauce or overworked Tuscan recipes. Instead, it reflects influences from up ...
2019-07-17, 02:26

Fort takes over as commander of Naval Forces Japan, Navy Region Japan Rear Adm. Brian Fort assumed command of Naval Forces Japan on Wednesday, relieving Rear Adm. Gregory Fenton during a change of command ceremony in Yokosuka, Japan....
2019-07-10, 20:00

Iran observes all U.S. ships in Gulf region: Iran navy chief Iran observes all U.S. ships in the Gulf region and has an archive of images of their daily movements, the head of Iran's navy, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, said on Tuesday, according to the Young Journalists Club news site....
2019-07-23, 13:39

London housing shortage: home building is rising at a slower rate in London than any other region The number of houses being built is rising at a slower rate in London than any other region despite the capital having the most acute homes shortage, according to analysis today....
2019-08-21, 17:52

Italian Prime Minister says he must resign Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told the Italian Senate that he will resign as he launched a scathing attack on the right-wing Interior Minister Matteo Salvini who was sat beside him....
2019-08-21, 04:39

Italian motorcyclists die, run over by truck in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two men from Italy crashed their motorcycles on a Florida highway and were fatally run over by a semitrailer. A Florida Highway Patrol news release says Bruno Dicosimo and Francesco Vitagliano crashed their bikes Thursday morning on Interstate 75 near Ocala. FHP sa...
2019-06-14, 15:13

You can get paid $27,000 to live in the Italian countryside Author Frances Mayes reportedly purchased Bramasole, the villa that inspired the book “Under the Tuscan Sun,” for $140,000 — not to mention many more thousands in renovation costs. But why pay for a home when you could get paid to live in one instead? If your dream is to buy and renovate...
2019-09-11, 21:26

Italian populists approve new government The Five Star Movement has let a small group of party members vote online whether they back a proposed coalition deal with the center-left Democratic Party. They agreed by an overwhelming margin to support the plan....
2019-09-04, 06:39

Italian PM responds to call for new elections Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has called on the leader of the far-right League Party Matteo Salvini to explain to the Italian people why he is seeking to bring down the coalition government by calling for new elections....
2019-08-09, 05:39

Italian GP set to continue at Monza to 2024 The Italian Grand Prix is set to continue at the famed Monza circuit after race organizers reached an agreement in principle with Formula One owner Liberty Media for a new five-year deal        ...
2019-05-21, 16:26

EU should charter migrant flights, says Italian FM Italy's foreign minister has called for recent problems posed by mass migration to be solved within a European framework. Italy has borne the brunt of a huge influx of migrants to Europe that erupted in 2015....
2019-07-14, 12:13

Italian railways plans to bid for $20 bln U.S. contract Italian railway group Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) plans to bid for a contract in the United States with an overall value of $20 billion, Chief Executive Gianfranco Battisti said on Saturday....
2019-09-07, 18:39

Getting fizzy with it: the Italian wine route that sparkles An Italian region and a sparkling wine, Franciacorta may not be well-known but it is great for vineyard visits and fine places to eat and stayPut sparkling wine and Italy together and the usual answer is prosecco, but 200km west of the Veneto – the home of prosecco – lies another, little-known, spar...
2019-05-21, 19:39

Creating a Japanese-Italian megasupplier was just Step 1 CEO Beda Bolzenius' immediate task is stitching together 2 complex supplier giants: Nissan-controlled Calsonic Kansei and FCA-controlled Magneti Marelli. After that, acquisitions are part of the plan....
2019-07-01, 09:26

Italian director Franco Zeffirelli dies at age 96 Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, famed for operas, films and television, has died in Rome at the age of 96. Zefffirelli’s son Luciano said his father died at home at noon on Saturday...
2019-06-15, 14:00

| Italian PM says will resign if coalition squabbles persist Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he is ready to resign unless the two parties in the governing populist coalition - the League and the Five Star Movement - stop squabbling....
2019-06-04, 12:39

| Marquez snatches pole for Italian MotoGP Marc Marquez snatched pole for Sunday's Italian MotoGP with Yamaha's Fabio Quartararo and Ducati's Petrucci joining the Honda rider on the front row at Mugello....
2019-06-01, 16:52

Italian politicians launch bid to keep new elections, Salvini at bay Worried about the possibility of far-right leader Matteo Salvini taking power, Italy's main opposition party opened the door on talks to form a new government, but it warned that "loyal membership" to the EU is a must....
2019-08-21, 17:26

Italian deputy PM Di Maio says coalition meeting went well Deputy Italian Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said a late-night coalition meeting had gone well and the government would work to raise workers' pay and to cut taxes in the next budget....
2019-06-11, 09:39

Italian PM resigns with attack on 'opportunist' Salvini Giuseppe Conte tells Italian Senate that far-right leader has triggered political crisis to serve his own interestsItaly and Salvini face uncertainty after PM’s resignationGiuseppe Conte has resigned as Italy’s prime minister after blasting Matteo Salvini, the leader of the far-right League, as an “...
2019-08-20, 22:00

Leclerc tried to be on 'limit of acceptable' racing in Italian GP Ferrari Formula 1 driver Charles Leclerc says he deliberately aimed to be on the limit of what is "acceptable" when defending his Italian Grand Prix lead from Lewis Hamilton...
2019-09-10, 12:52

Why Fiat's classic Italian cars are struggling in the US The small but sleek Fiat 500 has been called an 'unpretentious masterpiece,' and Fiat has a cult following around the world. But it's been a tough sell in America....
2019-07-08, 14:26

Trump says hopes Conte will remain Italian PM United States' President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it was looking likely that Giuseppe Conte would be reinstated as Italian prime minister and he hoped to see him back in office....
2019-08-27, 17:13

Federer latest withdrawal from Italian Open "Roger Federer has pulled out of his Italian Open quarter-final clash against Stefanos Tsitsipas due to an injury in his right leg, organisers said on Friday."...
2019-05-21, 18:39

From the Land of Many Grapes, Unusual Italian Reds The diversity of available wines is unparalleled today, with more styles made from different grapes than ever, leading to new grounds for exploration....
2019-08-01, 17:26

Poland's PiS ready to talk with Italian, Spanish far-right: PM Poland's ruling nationalists Law and Justice (PiS) are ready for talks on a European parliamentary alliance with Italy's far-right League party and Spain's Vox, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told Polska Times.pl in remarks published on Friday....
2019-05-24, 12:13

Verstappen: Midfield "almost stood still" during Italian GP start Max Verstappen said it felt like his Formula 1 rivals "almost stood still" in the incident where he damaged his Red Bull at the start of the Italian Grand Prix...
2019-09-08, 23:13

Leclerc fastest in both practice sessions for Italian GP Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc posted the fastest time in both practice sessions for the Italian Grand Prix        ...
2019-09-06, 18:52

Italian Soccer Fans Are Being Racist As Hell Again Romelu Lukaku is two games into his career with Inter Milan, and his arrival in Italy should be received as a blessing by Italian soccer fans. Here is one of the most talented young strikers in world soccer, who could very easily be playing for a top-flight club in England or Spain, instead choosing...
2019-09-02, 19:52

TIM to extend 5G services to six more Italian cities by year-end Italy's biggest phone company, Telecom Italia (TIM), plans to extend 5G services to six more Italian cities as well as dozens of tourist spots and business hubs by the end of the year....
2019-07-05, 18:13

Italian PM summoned to face possible no-confidence vote Senate calls on Giuseppe Conte to respond to crisis after coalition member pulls outThe Italian senate has opted to summon the prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, to parliament on 20 August to respond to the crisis facing his government after one of the coalition’s members withdrew its support. When Con...
2019-08-13, 23:26

Vettel fastest in final Italian GP practice "Sebastian Vettel completed a Ferrari sweep of Italian Grand Prix practice on Saturday, boosting hopes of a first home victory since 2010 for Formula One\u0027s oldest, most glamorous and successful team."...
2019-09-07, 15:00

Italian author Andrea Camilleri dies The Sicilian writer penned the Inspector Montalbano best-sellers. The novels were later translated to the small screen, where they became a global popularity....
2019-07-17, 12:52

The Giro visits the scene of the Italian Job cliffhanger "The GC contenders must tackle the ominous Colle del Nivolet – scene of the climactic escape in the original Italian Job. Here, GCN preview the climb…"...
2019-05-23, 17:52

Italian PM Conte says new government will be more respectful, less argumentative Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Monday his new government, combining the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and pro-Europe Democratic Party (PD), would be less argumentative and more respectful than his previous coalition....
2019-09-09, 12:26

Italian Populist Moves to Bring Down Government Matteo Salvini, head of Italy’s far-right, sought to trigger snap elections by declaring an end to the government in which he serves, exploiting his strong lead in opinion polls in a bid to make himself the country’s next leader....
2019-08-09, 06:52

Leclerc takes pole position for Italian GP Charles Leclerc secured a second straight pole position at the end of a chaotic qualifying session for the Italian Grand Prix to give Ferrari encouragement it can end a nine-year wait for success at its home race        ...
2019-09-07, 21:00

Italian political standoff keeps rescued migrants stranded at sea A charity rescue ship carrying 134 migrants, mostly Africans, waited off the coast of Italy on Friday as a battle between former political allies in Rome stopped it docking at the southern island of Lampedusa....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Italian-American businessman Commisso new Fiorentina owner MILAN (AP) — Italian-American businessman Rocco Commisso has completed his takeover of Serie A club Fiorentina. No financial details were disclosed but the deal is reportedly worth about 160 million euros ($181 million). Commisso, who tried to buy AC Milan last year, also owns the New York Cosmos of...
2019-06-06, 15:39

Nick Kyrgios Is Disqualified After Tantrum at the Italian Open Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage after throwing a chair onto the red clay and was defaulted from his second-round match against Casper Ruud....
2019-05-21, 15:52

Italian PM threatens to quit, tells coalition to end feud Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte threatened on Monday to resign, telling his two coalition partners to end their constant feuding or seek new elections....
2019-06-03, 23:13

Debt and doom loops: The eurozone's Italian nightmare Brexit hogs the headlines, but its significance to the EU economy pales in comparison with Italy. An anti-euro party could soon be running a country that owes European banks nearly half a trillion of that currency....
2019-08-14, 23:26

Italian museum looks to unlock da Vinci hair mystery An Italian museum says it plans to carry out DNA tests on a lock of hair it believes might have belonged to the Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, who died 500 years ago this month....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Italian pundit dropped after Lukaku banana comment "A veteran Italian pundit has been told he will not be invited back onto one of the country\u0027s Sunday night round table programmes after suggesting Inter Milan forward Romelu Lukaku could only be stopped by giving him bananas to eat."...
2019-09-16, 22:52

Italian premier denies Russian influence over government Allegations connecting Matteo Salvini's League party with Russian oil money have rocked Italian politics. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told parliament that he still trusted in the governing coalition....
2019-07-25, 01:13

Italian soldier stabbed near Milan train station A man reportedly used a letter opener to injure a soldier on patrol in Milan, a day after attacking people with a pen. Other soldiers managed to subdue the suspect, who allegedly shouted "Allahu Akbar" during the arrest....
2019-09-17, 16:13

Italian PM to coalition leaders: Stop squabbling or I quit Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he'll resign unless the two parties in the coalition government set aside their differences and continue working on the government program....
2019-06-03, 21:26

Miller: Alex Rins scared the s*** out of me in MotoGP's Italian GP Jack Miller says MotoGP rival Alex Rins "scared the s*** out of me" during the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello, as the Australian was caught out by the Suzuki's cornering ability...
2019-06-04, 04:39

Italian PM to resign, denounces Salvini for sinking government Italy's prime minister announced his resignation on Tuesday as he made a blistering attack on his own interior minister, Matteo Salvini, accusing him of sinking the ruling coalition and endangering the economy for personal and political gain....
2019-08-20, 21:13

Thais arrest Italian on run after George Clooney conviction BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police say they have arrested an Italian man wanted in his home country after fleeing a jail sentence handed down for fraudulently using the name of actor George Clooney to lure people into investing in a bogus clothing company. Thailand’s Crime Suppression Division says 58...
2019-06-17, 08:00

Italian PM expected to resign as political chaos deepens Giuseppe Conte to address Senate, two weeks after deputy PM pulled plug on coalitionThe Italian prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, is widely expected to resign on Tuesday after delivering a blistering attack against Matteo Salvini, the leader of the far-right League.Conte, a law professor who was pluck...
2019-08-20, 12:39

Fendi celebrates Italian summers with help of Luca Guadagnino Call Me By Your Name director made garden sketches for concept presented by maisonTwo Italian greats came together on Monday morning in Milan as the fashion house Fendi unveiled the Oscar-winning director Luca Guadagnino as the guest artist for its spring/summer 2010 men’s collection.Seating guests ...
2019-06-17, 21:52

Remaining parts of collapsed Italian bridge are demolished GENOA, Italy (AP) — A spectacular planned explosion has knocked down the remaining spans and supporting columns of the Italian bridge that collapsed last year, killing 43 people. The blast in Genoa Friday morning triggered a huge cloud of dust. Some 3,500 people who live nearby had been evacuated as...
2019-06-28, 11:39

Prison blues? Italian startup gives inmates a break Time in prison is often monotonous and tedious. An Italian startup wants to change that by experimenting with a form of democratic participation to foster social integration inside and outside....
2019-09-14, 09:13

| WATCH: Towers on giant Italian bridge demolished The two remaining towers of the motorway bridge in the Italian city Genoa that collapsed nearly a year ago killing 43 people were demolished to make way for a new structure, authorities said....
2019-06-28, 15:39

Avalanche strands 4 Italian, 3 local climbers in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — An Italian diplomat and two mountaineering workers in Pakistan say an avalanche has stranded a group of four Italian and three Pakistani climbers on a mountain in the country’s north. A tour operator, Ashraf Aman, who arranged the expedition, said the avalanche hit the seven m...
2019-06-17, 17:00

Guarding the Sanctity of Italian Food, One Meal at a Time The SoHo chapter of the Accademia Italiana della Cucina gathers each month to review a restaurant and uphold its ideal of that nation’s cuisine. (No red sauce, please!)...
2019-09-16, 21:13

Italian police seize weapons, Nazi paraphernalia from three men Italian police have seized "an arsenal of military weapons" and Nazi paraphernalia from three men, one a former political candidate for an extreme right party....
2019-07-16, 00:26

The Outrageous FV Frangivento Asfane DieciDieci Wants to Be the Italian Koenigsegg Ever heard of FV Frangivento? If you haven’t, you’re not alone—the Italian automaker has only recently unveiled their outrageous 996 HP Asfane DieciDieci. But the company is already dreaming big....
2019-06-05, 16:52

Italian great Gimondi dies of heart attack "Italian Felice Gimondi, one of only seven riders to have won all three Grand Tours, has died at the age of 76 after suffering a heart attack while swimming in Sicily on Friday."...
2019-08-18, 02:13

Italian mafia boss escapes from Uruguayan prison An Italian mafia boss has escaped from a detention center in Uruguay, where he was awaiting extradition to Italy, the Uruguayan Ministry of Interior said in a statement....
2019-06-28, 01:13

Italian island refunds hotel cost if it rains The Italian island of Elba has a new program called "Elba No Rain." Guests on the island during May can get their night's hotel fee refunded if it rains for too long. Find out just how much it has to pour before you get to stay for free....
2019-05-21, 16:26

Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96 ROME (AP) — Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96. The post Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96 appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-15, 16:52

Ex-candidate for Italian neo-fascists arrested over weapons cache Police say they found guns and Nazi plaques at home of man who in 2001 ran for senatePolice in northern Italy have detained three men, including one linked to a neo-fascist political party, after uncovering a huge stash of automatic weapons, a missile and material featuring Nazi symbols.Police said ...
2019-07-15, 17:13

Italian woes quell Fed cheer for European stocks European shares opened flat to marginally higher on Wednesday, as concerns about Italy's budget offset hopes of an interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve to prop up a slowing global economy....
2019-06-05, 12:39

Italian Government Collapses, Setting Up a Power Struggle The economically fragile country plunged into deeper political turmoil amid a scramble to form a new governing coalition or hold snap elections that far-right populists would likely win....
2019-08-21, 06:52

| Berrettini leans on Italian greats for support at US Open Matteo Berrettini says his close relationship with two Italian tennis legends is supplying him with a healthy dose of inspiration as he enters rare territory at the US Open....
2019-09-03, 15:00

H&M announces collaboration with Italian designer Giambattista Valli Celebrities from Kendall Jenner to the singer H.E.R. helped the launch the new collection for the high-street retailer at Cannes The high-street retailer H&M has announced that its next collaboration is with the Paris-based Italian designer Giambattista Valli. Project Love was revealed on Thursday e...
2019-05-24, 17:26

Formula 1's Italian Grand Prix embarrassment explained The climax of Formula 1 qualifying was one of the most anticipated moments of the Italian Grand Prix weekend, but two comedic minutes plunged the session's finale into embarrassment...
2019-09-08, 14:26

Italian GP qualifying "absurdity" unprecedented - Mercedes' Wolff Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff believes "none of us have ever seen such an absurdity" as the farce that ruined the end of qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix...
2019-09-08, 14:26

Italian writer, director Luciano De Crescenzo dies at 90 The publishing house Mondadori says Italy’s popular writer, actor and director Luciano De Crescenzo has died in Rome at 90 after being hospitalized for a few days...
2019-07-19, 07:39

Stroll "quite upset" with Vettel over early Italian GP contact Racing Point Formula 1 driver Lance Stroll says he was "quite upset" over Sebastian Vettel sending him into a spin after rejoining the track rashly during the Italian Grand Prix...
2019-09-08, 23:13

Italian president gives Conte mandate to form new government Italy's head of state gave two former political enemies the chance to form a new government on Thursday, capping an extraordinary three weeks that could mark a turning point in its frayed relations with the European Union....
2019-08-29, 11:39

Italian opposition PD, 5-Star say they want to form coalition led by Conte The leaders of 5-Star and the PD told Italy's president that the new government should once again be led by the outgoing prime minister Giuseppe Conte....
2019-08-29, 07:39

Italian GP grid set after penalties, pitlane start for Raikkonen The Italian Grand Prix grid has been finalised after multiple engine penalties and Max Verstappen's failure to set a time in qualifying, while Kimi Raikkonen will start from the pitlane...
2019-09-08, 23:13

Italian Party Rivals Join Up to Form New Government Italy’s rival parties reached a deal to form a new government, bringing an end to a government crisis that threatened to lead to national elections for the second time in less than two years....
2019-08-29, 02:00

Italian GP practice shortened after horrific Formula 3 crash The final practice session ahead of the Italian Grand Prix was delayed by 10 minutes and cut short after a scary crash during Saturday's Formula 3 race....
2019-09-08, 04:26

Italian court upholds $2 million fine against Ryanair An administrative court in Rome has confirmed a $2 million fine against low-cost carrier Ryanair for improperly cancelling numerous flights during September and October 2017...
2019-08-01, 18:39

Why Bottas Italian GP F1 qualifying lap time under red flag counted A quirk in Formula 1's rules allowed Valtteri Bottas's lap time in Italian Grand Prix qualifying to count despite him crossing the finish line after a red light emerged...
2019-09-08, 02:00

New Italian coalition sworn in, seeks better ties with Europe Italy's new government, combining the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and center-left Democratic Party (PD), was sworn into office on Thursday, promising to reset Rome's often fraught relations with Brussels....
2019-09-05, 19:52

Italian airline apologizes for ad with Obama impersonator in blackface Italian airline Alitalia has apologized for an ad featuring a man in blackface portraying President Barack Obama. The carrier was using the online videos to advertise new flights from Italy to Washington, DC. Each spot featured actors portraying US presidents Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Dona...
2019-07-05, 05:00

Volcano Eruption On Italian Island Of Stromboli Kills 1 A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted on Wednesday, releasing hot trapped magma in a powerful explosion, killing one person and enveloping the popular tourist destination in ash,......
2019-07-04, 03:52

A Sardinian Food Festival For Hearty Italian Flavours The recently concluded Sardinian Food Festival at The Westin, Gurgaon was a delightful endeavour by Chef Marco Mureno and his team. You can now savour hearty Italian flavours with Sardinian food at......
2019-07-18, 22:52

Police arrest six in deadly Italian nightclub stampede MILAN — Italian police have arrested six men on manslaughter charges for allegedly using pepper spray to carry out thefts at a concert for teens, triggering a stampede that killed six people last year. Authorities announced the arrests Saturday, nearly eight months after a rap concert for teens near...
2019-08-04, 01:00

Leclerc fastest in practice for Italian Grand Prix "Charles Leclerc set the pace in practice for his Ferrari team\u0027s home Italian Grand Prix on Friday with Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton hot on his heels for Mercedes."...
2019-09-07, 00:26

Rosé's Marvelous, Multi-Tasking Italian Cousin When will Americans wake up to the considerable charms of rosato? It comes in multiple shades of pink and a range of flavor profiles suited to diverse dishes and drinking occasions....
2019-05-25, 00:52

Italian officials ban McDonald's near ancient Roman monument Italian officials have barred McDonald's from building a restaurant near an ancient site in Rome, with some believing it would be disrespectful to serve burgers so close to archaeological wonders. ...
2019-08-01, 06:00

Italian GP stewards urge FIA to find a rapid fix for F1 Q3 queues The Italian Grand Prix stewards have reprimanded three drivers for their role in the farcical end to Monza qualifying and urged the FIA to "expedite a solution" for such situations...
2019-09-08, 02:00

Hiker killed after volcano erupts on Italian island Residents evacuated as fire crews tackle blaze on west coast of StromboliA volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli has erupted, killing a hiker, throwing ash high into the sky and enveloping the popular tourist destination in smoke.Rescue services said Wednesday’s eruption on Mount Stromboli had ...
2019-07-04, 01:26

The Latest: Italian rescue ship picks up about 100 migrants Italian aid group Mediterranea Charity says a ship it operates has rescued about 100 migrants, including 8 pregnant women and 22 children, and is asking Italian authorities to provide a safe port for them...
2019-08-28, 14:26

New Honda F1 engine for Verstappen, will start Italian GP at rear Max Verstappen will start the Italian Grand Prix from the back of the grid after Red Bull's engine supplier Honda confirmed the Formula 1 driver will use a new power unit...
2019-09-04, 17:26

Valentina Cortese, Italian Film Actress, Dies at 96 Ms. Cortese, who starred in over 50 films, was perhaps best known for her role as a fading, tippling movie diva in François Truffaut’s “Day for Night.”...
2019-07-10, 15:13

Look: Italian man awarded Guinness record for newspaper collection An Italian man who has been collecting newspapers since he was only 10 years old was awarded a Guinness World Record for his collection of 1,444 different titles....
2019-07-02, 19:52

The Complications of Italian Immigration Play Out in the Palermo Market Italy’s fear of migrants is complicated in Palermo, which Bangladeshis and other foreigners call home. Some Italians thank them for confronting the Mafia...
2019-05-22, 17:52

Italian fashion guru Giorgio Armani turns 85 Self-taught fashion designer Giorgio Armani created a fashion empire out of nothing. Now that the Italian is turning 85, questions about who will succeed the fashion king remain unanswered....
2019-07-11, 12:00

US teen accused of murdering Italian cop lashes out at media One of two American teenagers accused of murdering an Italian police officer claims the "facts" of his case have been "unfairly misrepresented" by the media, according to a statement from his family's attorney....
2019-09-08, 22:00

New Italian government formed, allying M5S and the center-left Giuseppe Conte's new government is a coalition between unlikely allies: the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and center-left Democratic Party. The alliance follows the withdrawal of Matteo Salvini's League party....
2019-09-04, 21:26

Italian GP: Petrucci "sorry" for "aggressive" Dovizioso MotoGP pass Italian Grand Prix winner Danilo Petrucci says he is "so sorry" to Andrea Dovizioso for his last-lap move that his team-mate described as "very aggressive"...
2019-06-02, 21:13

Investigation: Possible scheme between Russia and Italian political party Prosecutors in Milan have opened an investigation into possible charges of international corruption, amid fresh claims that representatives from Matteo Salvini's League party discussed a funding scheme with Russia to plug a black hole in the League's finances, according to a person briefed on the in...
2019-07-12, 01:26

Migrants on Italian coast guard ship to go to 5 EU nations Italy says five nations have agreed to take some rescued migrants waiting on an Italian coast guard ship and some of the passengers will be hosted in properties of Italian bishops...
2019-07-31, 20:13

New Bond film gives ancient Italian town £10m boost An ancient Italian town is set to receive a £10m boost after James Bond's vintage Aston Martin screeched around its narrow alleys for the next 007 movie....
2019-09-11, 14:39

Italian socialist Sassoli frontrunner to chair EU Parliament Italian center-left lawmaker David Sassoli is the favorite to become president of the European Parliament on Wednesday, in an election that help clear the way for the assembly to endorse Germany's Ursula Von der Leyen as head of the EU executive....
2019-07-03, 10:52

Italian Leader Extols Closing of Migrant Center Matteo Salvini, Italy’s nativist deputy prime minister, presided over the closure of a migrant reception center that was once the largest such structure on the continent during the region’s migration crisis....
2019-07-10, 00:26

Italian woman who was Europe’s oldest person has died at 116 MILAN (AP) — A 116-year-old Italian woman who authorities say was the oldest person in Europe and the second oldest in the world has died. The Italian news agency ANSA said Giuseppina Robucci died Tuesday in the southern Italian town of Poggio Imperiale, where she was born on March 20, 1903. She liv...
2019-06-18, 16:26

Italian PM sets seal on new government, unveils cabinet Roberto Gualtieri, an influential member of the European Parliament from the Democratic Party (PD), will be economy minister in Italy's new government, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday....
2019-09-05, 01:39

Italian PM Conte says Italy wants a key role in EU reform process Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Monday his new government would play a key role in reforming the European Union, including supporting the completion of a banking union and revising budget rules....
2019-09-09, 15:13

Fascist symbols and rhetoric on rise in Italian EU vote MILAN (AP) — The perception is growing among Italians that fascism, officially banned as a political movement in Italy but never really vanquished from popular culture or the political fringe, is rearing its head in alarming ways. Fascist salutes, long a public taboo, have made their way out of the ...
2019-05-23, 09:52

Foreign funds loosen bearish bet on big Italian banks Funds that built big short positions in Italy's leading banks from early 2018 have lowered the size of their bets in the last few months as political worries eased, regulatory data shows....
2019-05-23, 01:26

Italian police release videos of mid-air crash over Alps Italian police have released two videos of a crash between a helicopter and a light aircraft above the Alps in January that killed seven people, confirming their initial reconstruction....
2019-07-09, 19:00

Italian socialist Sassoli elected EU Parliament speaker The European Parliament elected Italian socialist lawmaker David Sassoli on Wednesday as its speaker for the next 2-1/2 years, completing the round of appointments for the bloc's top jobs after EU elections in May....
2019-07-03, 14:39

‘Pokemon Go’ will add Gen 5 Pokemon from the Unova region later today Nearly a year after bringing Generation 4 Pokemon from the Sinnoh region to Pokemon Go, Niantic is expanding the game’s PokeDex once again this week with the addition of creatures from Unova. These were the Pokemon featured in Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version for t...
2019-09-16, 22:26

How free and endless garlic knots became this Italian restaurant's staple C&O Trattoria is famous for its unlimited garlic knots. The Italian restaurant in Venice Beach, CA makes roughly 10,000 garlic knots per day. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. See Also:What it takes to be a lettering artist for some of the world's biggest brandsA thrill ride at a theme park...
2019-07-21, 20:26

Italian PM to address claims League sought money from Russia Allegations far-right party in coalition accepted funding to be discussed in parliamentItaly’s prime minister will address the country’s senate on Wednesday to discuss allegations that the far-right League party sought money from Russia.Giuseppe Conte, a technocrat whose appointment was key to the b...
2019-07-24, 09:52

Rachel Roddy’s Italian frittata recipe | A Kitchen in Rome Studded with courgettes and fat crumbs of ricotta, this light, soft frittata is a herald of summerWhen did having hard-boiled eggs at Gatwick airport become a habit? Four years ago? Two years ago? I could probably work it out if I went back over the wads of boarding passes and the receipts of my pen...
2019-06-10, 14:00

American tourist teen ‘distraught’ over Italian cop’s stabbing: father The father of one of the American teens accused of killing a cop in Rome said his 18-year-old son is “distraught” and didn’t know his pal had a knife when they scuffled with the undercover Carabinieri. Fabrizio Natale visited his son, Christian Natale-Hjorth, at the Regina Coeli De...
2019-08-01, 23:13

See Every Outfit From Kylie Jenner's Fabulous (And Expensive) Italian Wardrobe When in Rome...dress as Kylie Jenner does. The Hollywood trendsetter traded in California living for the Mediterranean this week when Kylie and co. jetted off to Italy in celebration of......
2019-08-10, 06:13

Franco Zeffirelli, revered Italian director, dies aged 96 Italian equally celebrated as director of films, theatre and opera over 60-year careerFranco Zeffirelli, one of Italy’s most revered artistic figures, has died at the age of 96.In a career spanning more than 60 years, Zeffirelli was staggeringly prolific and equally celebrated as a director of films...
2019-06-16, 00:52

Injured Italian Climber Rescued After 48 hours On Pakistan Peak Pakistani military helicopters have rescued an Italian climber 48 hours after he suffered serious injuries in a fall in the northern Karakoram mountains, officials said on Monday....
2019-07-22, 16:13

Italian, U.S. police make arrests as Mafia clan looks to regroup Italian and U.S. police have launched a coordinated crackdown against major crime families who were looking to rebuild their Mafia powerbase in Sicily, Italian investigators said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17, 11:52

Italian magistrate who led 'Clean Hands' graft probes dies Francesco Saverio Borrelli, the Italian magistrate who headed the "Clean Hands" corruption investigations in the early 1990s that swept away an entire political class, has died, his family said on Saturday....
2019-07-20, 22:39

FBI and Italian police arrest 19 people in Sicily and US in mafia investigation Prosecutors allege Inzerillo clan was seeking to rebuild power base in Palermo with help from allied New York-based Gambino familyItalian and US police have launched a coordinated crackdown on a Sicilian mafia family that was seeking to rebuild its power base after years of exile in the United State...
2019-07-17, 17:52

Italian policeman accused of blindfolding U.S. murder suspect in custody Italian magistrates are investigating accusations of abuse of office against a policeman who allegedly blindfolded an American teenager soon after his arrest on suspicion of killing a police officer, a source close to the matter said on Wednesday....
2019-07-31, 22:26

Trade war, Brexit and Italian debt are major concerns, SNB chairman says The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is watching the U.S.-China trade war, Brexit and the Italian fiscal situation "very closely," after it held its policy of negative interest rates and readiness to intervene in foreign exchange markets....
2019-06-13, 15:52

Italian film and opera director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96 - Franco Zeffirelli, the film and opera director acclaimed for movies such as "Romeo and Juliet" and opulent lyrical productions on the world's major stages, died on Saturday at the age of 96....
2019-06-15, 14:52

McLaren's Sainz apologised over radio for Albon Italian GP F1 clash Carlos Sainz Jr says he sent an apology over the radio for banging wheels with Red Bull Formula 1 driver Alex Albon during their early Italian Grand Prix battle...
2019-09-09, 15:39

U.S., Italian F-35As integrate for first time in Astral Knight exercise The U.S. Air Force announced the completion of a large air-and-missile defense exercise in Europe, which for the first time featured U.S. F-35As integrating operationally and communicating with Italian F-35As....
2019-06-07, 19:00

Givenchy showcases new men's collection in 14th century Italian villa Clare Waight Keller stages first menswear show for label, inspired by mix of Baudelaire and Asian street styleJust over a year since she became one of the most famous designers in the world having designed Meghan Markle’s wedding dress, Givenchy creative director Clare Waight Keller showed that her ...
2019-06-13, 16:00

Italian, Greek Bonds Rally as Hunt for Yield Expands Investors are buying bonds from once-avoided European countries, spurred by expectations that ongoing easy-money policies from central banks will continue to fuel demand for debt....
2019-07-17, 21:26

Migrants on Italian coastguard vessel Gregoretti to disembark following EU deal After EU countries agreed to share responsibility for the 131 people on board, Italy's Matteo Salvini said he would allow them to disembark. Italian prosecutors had opened an investigation into conditions on board....
2019-07-31, 21:00

Italian authorities arrest rescue boat captain after docking The Sea-Watch humanitarian vessel was carrying 40 migrants when it docked at the port in Lampedusa in defiance of Italian orders after a weeks-long standoff....
2019-06-29, 12:52

Italian hostage freed after 3 years in Syria returns home MILAN (AP) — Italy’s defense minister says an Italian who had been held hostage in Syria for three years has been released and returned to Italy. Defense Minister Elisabetta Trenta late Wednesday confirmed Alessandro Sandrini’s arrival at Rome’s Ciampino airport and thanked Italian...
2019-05-23, 12:39

Volcano erupts on Italian island of Stromboli, kills one person A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted on Wednesday, releasing hot trapped magma in a powerful explosion, killing one person and enveloping the popular tourist destination in ash, witnesses and local officials said....
2019-07-03, 20:39

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc delights Italian F1 GP crowd with Monza win • Valtteri Bottas second with Lewis Hamilton third for Mercedes• Leclerc follows up win in Belgium but Sebastian Vettel strugglesThe first win in Formula One is a moment that remains indelibly etched on a driver’s mind. For Charles Leclerc who triumphed at the Italian Grand Prix, it is this, his sec...
2019-09-08, 20:26

One dead as tourists forced to flee into the sea after Italian volcano erupts A VOLCANO on the island of Stromboli has erupted, leaving at least one person dead, with tourists reportedly throwing themselves into the sea in panic....
2019-07-03, 23:52

F1: Charles Leclerc claims pole for the Italian Grand Prix After winning his first ever grand prix last weekend, Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc sealed his fourth career pole position. Ferrari will be hoping they can turn Leclerc's pole into a home victory....
2019-09-07, 22:13

Leclerc: Ferrari F1 Italian GP practice pace "not the real picture" Charles Leclerc believes his Italian Grand Prix practice-topping pace is not the "real picture" at Monza and thinks his Ferrari Formula 1 team's day "looks better on paper"...
2019-09-06, 22:52

Volcano eruption on Italian island of Stromboli turns deadly A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted on July 3, 2019 releasing hot trapped magma in a powerful explosion, killing one person and enveloping the popular tourist destination in ash, witnesses and local officials said.        ...
2019-07-04, 03:39

Tourist killed in volcanic blast on Italian island of Stromboli A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli has killed at least one tourist, after two particularly powerful explosions. A huge plume of smoke could be seen over the island afterwards....
2019-07-04, 08:13

Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say....
2019-05-26, 18:39

Italian PM optimistic the country can avoid disciplinary procedure from Brussels Italy's leader has told CNBC he was optimistic about the possibility that the European Commission would not pursue an excessive deficit procedure against his government....
2019-06-21, 14:13

Italian stocks fall on budget concerns, FTSE gains Italian stocks fell more than half a percent on Tuesday, pulling European stock markets lower, as concerns about the country's budget deficit overshadowed news of talks on a merger of Fiat-Chrysler and Renault....
2019-05-28, 11:00

Italian PM Conte appeals to 5-Star members to back new government Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Monday urged members of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement to back a new coalition with the opposition Democratic Party (PD), saying the planned government could transform Italy....
2019-09-03, 00:26

Global stocks weighed down by concerns over trade, Italian budget Mixed trading in benchmark U.S. indexes was not enough to turn global stock markets higher Tuesday as concerns about Italy's budget and the fate of U.S.-China trade talks continued to weigh on investor sentiment, pushing safe haven U.S. Treasury yields to their lowest levels since October 2017....
2019-05-28, 22:13

Italian coast guard brings ashore migrants on Lampedusa An Italian coast guard vessel has safely landed 55 migrants on the island of Lampedusa after rescuing them from nearby waters. However, Rome has also refused entry to a ship that rescued migrants in distress off Libya....
2019-07-05, 09:26

Fraught Franco-Italian relations a roadblock risk for Renault-FCA Fiat Chrysler's proposed $35 billion merger with Renault has cheered investors, won conditional support from Paris and Rome and even earned cautious backing from trade unions....
2019-05-29, 20:26

Volcano erupts on Italian island of Stromboli, starts fires A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted on Wednesday, throwing ash high into the sky and enveloping the popular tourist destination in smoke, the National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology (INGV) said....
2019-07-03, 19:52

Facebook, Instagram close accounts of Italian neo-fascist groups Facebook and Instagram on Monday blocked the social media accounts of two Italian neo-fascist groups and some of their activists because they had violated the platforms' policies against spreading hate, Facebook said....
2019-09-09, 22:52

Back on top: Nadal beats Djokovic for 9th Italian Open title Rafael Nadal is right back where he wants to be after winning Italian Open title with victory over Djokovic        ...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Man reportedly shouts ‘Allahu Akbar’ after stabbing Italian soldier An Italian soldier was stabbed in the neck Tuesday by an attacker brandishing a pair of scissors in front of Milan’s central train station – and later shouting “Alahu Akbar,” according to a report. The man fled from the scene after the unprovoked attack shortly after 10:45 a.m. in Piazza Duca d’Aost...
2019-09-17, 14:39

Former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi to Unveil New Party Italy’s new government suffered its first setback, as the country’s center-left party split in two, complicating life for an already unwieldy governing coalition....
2019-09-17, 13:52

Roger Federer Gets the Pope Treatment on a Chaotic Day at the Italian Open While Federer was awed by the way fans responded to him at the Italian Open, other players were struggling to cope with poor conditions on and off the court....
2019-05-21, 15:52

Serena Williams Pulls Out of the Italian Open With a Knee Injury It was the third straight tournament that Williams, 37, had withdrawn from because of physical problems. The French Open starts in less than two weeks....
2019-05-21, 15:52

Watch How A Collapsed 4,500-Tonne Italian Bridge Was Blown Up In Seconds The two remaining towers of the motorway bridge in the Italian city Genoa that collapsed nearly a year ago killing 43 people were demolished on Friday to make way for a new structure, authorities......
2019-06-28, 18:52

German captain who outraged Italian leader pushes limits Even before the 31-year-old German captain rammed her migrant rescue ship into an Italian police boat, she had angered Italy’s hard-line interior minister...
2019-06-29, 21:13

Rescue ship captain arrested for breaking Italian blockade Carola Rackete reaches Sicily with 40 people on Sea-Watch 3 in defiance of Salvini banThe captain of a rescue ship carrying 40 people has been arrested for breaking an Italian naval blockade that was trying to stop her from docking the vessel in Lampedusa.After a two-week standoff with Italian autho...
2019-06-29, 21:39

The Latest: Spanish rescue ship now bound for Italian island BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on migrants and asylum-seekers in Europe (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A Spanish humanitarian group says its rescue vessel spotted 40 severely dehydrated migrants whose boat is now being escorted to the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa by Italy’s coast guard. Proactiva ...
2019-06-30, 18:13

Jamie's Italian struggled for relevance as people changed their habits Rise of food delivery services led to chain being taken off the menu for British dinersThe collapse of Jamie Oliver’s UK restaurant empire is a major blow to the celebrity chef who became a household name after he was talent-spotted at London’s River Cafe by a TV crew in 1997.The Essex-born chef beg...
2019-05-21, 22:00

Italian police arrest 18 for allegedly brainwashing and selling children Children were made to believe they had been sexually abused and were sold to foster parentsItalian police have arrested 18 people, including a mayor, doctors and social workers, for allegedly brainwashing vulnerable children into thinking their parents had abused them so they could then be sold to f...
2019-06-27, 22:26

Italian coalition wins Senate vote allowing it to govern Italy's new governing coalition has been given the green light to govern after winning a confidence vote in the upper house of Parliament. But, after a heated debate, it was a close-run affair in the end....
2019-09-11, 05:39

Italian coalition wins vote in Senate letting it take office Italy's new government won a confidence vote in the upper house Senate on Tuesday following a stormy debate, with the far-right accusing Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte of betraying voters by shunning early elections....
2019-09-10, 19:39

How Alfa Romeo F1 rules error added to Raikkonen's "sh**" Italian GP The Alfa Romeo team's tyre mistake that compounded Kimi Raikkonen's "sh**" Italian Grand Prix weekend was a misinterpretation of the Formula 1 pitlane start rules...
2019-09-10, 12:52

Leclerc ends Ferrari's 9-year wait for Italian GP win Charles Leclerc ended Ferrari's nine-year wait for victory at its home circuit as he held off the Mercedes duo to win the Italian Grand Prix, securing his second successive Formula One victory in the process        ...
2019-09-09, 22:52

Italian Prime Minister's Familiar Challenge: Keeping the Government Together Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte managed for 14 months to hold together an unnatural government coalition of nativists and antiestablishment upstarts. Now he has been called upon to pull off the feat a second time....
2019-08-30, 00:13

Italian parties strike deal for new government in blow to Salvini Italy's anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and the center-left opposition Democratic Party (PD) agreed on Wednesday to form a new coalition government and avoid snap elections which could favor Matteo Salvini's far-right League Party....
2019-08-29, 06:52

Italian GP: Pramac Ducati's Bagnaia tops MotoGP second practice Pramac Ducati rookie Francesco Bagnaia moved to the top of the times in second practice for this weekend's Italian Grand Prix at Mugello, ahead of fellow MotoGP newcomer Fabio Quartararo...
2019-05-31, 20:39

Ukrainian fighter found guilty over killing of Italian photographer An Italian court sentenced a Ukrainian man to 24 years in jail on Friday over his role in the 2014 killing of an Italian photographer covering fighting between pro-Russian forces and Ukrainian troops....
2019-07-12, 22:52

Italian automotive supplier plans new manufacturing plant in Detroit Tiberina Group, a supplier of body-in-white and metal stampings for the auto industry, acquired 10 acres of land at the former American Axle site near downtown Detroit....
2019-06-01, 05:13

Italian fashion house Moschino returning to Madison Avenue Lower retail rents and the pedestrian energy along Billionaires’ Row have brought the Italian fashion company Moschino back to Madison Avenue for the first time in over 15 years. Sources say the upcoming 1,200-square-foot boutique is in 635 Madison Ave. on the northeast corner of East 59th Street. T...
2019-07-10, 06:39

Italian Great-Grandma Who Was Europe’s Oldest Person Has Died at 116 (MILAN) — A 116-year-old Italian woman who authorities say was the oldest person in Europe and the second oldest in the world has died. The Italian news agency ANSA said Giuseppina Robucci died Tuesday in the southern Italian town of Poggio Imperiale, where she was born on March 20, 1903. She ...
2019-06-19, 00:39

Italian GP: Marquez didn't battle Petrucci to help MotoGP title bid Marc Marquez claims he did not try a last-lap winning move in the Italian Grand Prix because he was thinking of the MotoGP title race with Andrea Dovizioso...
2019-06-02, 21:13

Battle with time: Italian towns face demise by depopulation Small Sicilian villages reflect the shifting demographics of economic migration and declining birth rates The birth of a baby in the small town of Acquaviva Platani, in inland Sicily, is such a rare event that the village bells toll to celebrate the arrival.With just 800 inhabitants Acquaviva is amo...
2019-07-12, 07:26

Italian police find huge stash of weapons during far-right investigation An investigation into far-right extremist groups in Italy led to the police finding an air-to-air missile, machine guns and rocket launchers. The huge weapons haul was almost without precedent, authorities said....
2019-07-16, 02:52

Eritrean man released from jail in Italian mistaken identity case Judge acquits Medhanie Tesfamariam Berhe of being a human trafficking kingpinA Palermo judge has acquitted an Eritrean man of being a human trafficking kingpin, confirming he was the victim of mistaken identity when he was arrested more than three years ago in a joint operation between Italian and B...
2019-07-12, 18:52

Italian premier resigns, blames deputy for political crisis Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte has told senators he is handing in his resignation because his right-wing coalition partner has decided to yank support for the populist government...
2019-08-20, 22:52

Cycling: Italian great Gimondi dies of heart attack Italian Felice Gimondi, one of only seven riders to have won all three Grand Tours, has died at the age of 76 after suffering a heart attack while swimming in Sicily on Friday....
2019-08-17, 12:13

Exclusive: Banks face new challenges in Italian diamond scandal A long-running criminal probe into diamond sales by Italian banks has uncovered what prosecutors say is further evidence of corruption by officials at UniCredit, Italy’s largest lender, and smaller rival Banco BPM....
2019-06-17, 10:39

Decades on, descendants of detained Italian Canadians recall shame Trudeau reopened a wound for families with his promise to apologize for the internment of hundreds during the second world warOn a rainy summer evening, Canadian federal police entered a social club in the city of Windsor and arrested bartender Michele Iannetta. Bewildered, he and others were rounde...
2019-07-15, 17:13

Italian PM’s threat to quit leaves ball in Salvini’s court Bickering between the League and M5S has intensified since European elections The fate of Italy’s coalition government lies with the far-right deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, a day after the prime minister threatened to resign if Salvini’s League and its coalition partner, the Five Star Movem...
2019-06-04, 23:39

Encased In Pompeii’s Volcanic Ash ’10 Unexploded Bombs’ Take Over Italian Headlines In a conflict that killed almost 70 million people, it hardly comes as a surprise that archaeologists dig up so much left over junk.  ...
2019-07-09, 06:52

Italian court jails 24 over South American Operation Condor Dictatorships of six countries conspired to kidnap and kill political opponents in 1970sAn Italian court has sentenced 24 people to life in prison for their involvement in Operation Condor, in which the dictatorships of six South American countries conspired to kidnap and assassinate political oppon...
2019-07-08, 20:26

Germany's Scholz: New Italian government good news for Europe German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Thursday that the formation of a new Italian coalition government was good news for Europe and that he was glad to see that a "stable and progressive" government could take over....
2019-08-29, 14:00

Salvini's quest for snap Italian election faces hurdles League chief Matteo Salvini's call for snap Italian elections after he turned on his own coalition partner faced mounting resistance on Sunday, with both his former 5-Star ally and the center-left opposition seeking to put the brakes on....
2019-08-11, 18:13

Conte accepts president's mandate to form new Italian government Italy's president asked Giuseppe Conte to head a coalition of the 5-Star Movement and opposition Democratic Party (PD) on Thursday, a move could that could mark a turning point in Italy's frayed relations with the European Union....
2019-08-29, 14:00

Relics of Fatima child saints stolen from Italian church MILAN (AP) — The relics of two Fatima child saints have been stolen from a church in Verona while they were traveling on a pilgrimage tour in Italy. The Rev. Andrea Ronconi said Thursday that small pieces of clothing belonging to the Portuguese shepherd children made saints in 2017 were stolen Wedne...
2019-05-30, 16:13

Couple face jail for taking sand from Italian beach We've all been tempted to bring a little bit of paradise home from our holidays. But the urge has backfired on a French couple, who are facing up to six years in prison for removing sand from a beach in Sardinia, where they had been on vacation....
2019-08-21, 18:39

Italian stocks propel European markets to one-month highs Italian stocks led a rebound in European shares on Wednesday, as political tensions eased after Rome moved closer to forming a new government, while hopes of avoiding a no-deal Brexit improved overall investor sentiment....
2019-09-04, 11:52

Patience Wears Thin for Migrants Stranded off the Italian Coast ROME (AP) — The Spanish rescue ship Open Arms resorted to serving pizzas to 107 increasingly angry and sometimes aggressive migrants who are stranded aboard, as Italy’s interior minister stuck to his refusal to let the vessel dock at a nearby Italian island in a weekslong standoff. The m...
2019-08-20, 15:00

Italian forest rangers on the hunt of 'escape genius' bear Animal climbed over three electric fences and four-metre high barrier to escapeItalian forest rangers are on the hunt for a bear that has been described as an “escape genius” after managing to climb over three electric fences and a four-metre high barrier at a wildlife enclosure in the northern prov...
2019-07-16, 17:13

Italian rivals unite to form new coalition that freezes out far-right party The Five Star Movement and the Democratic Party agreed to join forces after nationalist Matteo Salvini pulled the plug on an earlier coalition in an attempt to force a new election....
2019-08-29, 05:13

Ten unexploded allied bombs at Pompeii, Italian paper reports Explosives are yet to be located within archaeological area, according to investigationAt least 10 unexploded bombs dropped by the allies during the second world war are hidden within the foundations of the archaeological site of Pompeii, Italian media have reported.In August 1943, allied air forces...
2019-07-07, 22:39

The Latest: Italian Open champion Pliskova loses to Martic The latest on the French Open: Second-seeded Karolina Pliskova eliminated from French Open, ensuring that Naomi Osaka will hold onto the No. 1 ranking        ...
2019-05-31, 14:13

Italian Police Seize Air-to-Air Missile, Dozens of Firearms in Raids on Neo-Nazis The Italian General Investigations and Special Operations Division (DIGOS) seized an arsenal of weaponry ranging from bolt-action rifles and automatic weapons to a “combat-ready” air-to-air missile from a neo-Nazi group in a series of raids supported by police in Milan, Varese, Forli and Novara, the...
2019-07-16, 04:26

Migrant aid ship rams Italian police boat; captain arrested The German captain of a humanitarian rescue ship with 40 asylum-seekers aboard has rammed an Italian border police motorboat while docking at a tiny Mediterranean island in defiance of Italy’s anti-migrant interior minister...
2019-06-30, 05:01

Captain of rescue ship is arrested after docking on Italian island with 40 migrants The captain of a migrant rescue ship has been arrested after docking on an Italian island without permission after a two-week standoff with officials....
2019-06-29, 16:13

Italian police arrest migrant-rescue ship captain after docking Italian police arrested on Saturday the German captain of a migrant-rescue ship at the centre of a standoff with the Italian government after she docked at the port of Lampedusa....
2019-06-29, 09:00

Maurizio Sarri: a look back at the Italian's highs and lows at Chelsea – video Maurizio Sarri has joined Juventus on a three-year contract after securing his release from Chelsea. The 60-year-old had a turbulent tenure as manager, winning the Europa League in a comfortable 4-1 victory over Arsenal and suffering the Blues’ worst ever Premier League defeat, at the hands of Manch...
2019-06-16, 19:52

Keanu Reeves, Spike Lee and others support Italian cinema targeted by neo-fascists A group of well-known actors and directors have penned a statement after the Cinema America was the site of a far-right attack. Four young people were beaten by five extremists....
2019-06-28, 19:00

Tivoli: Why this Italian city is still Rome's great escape, 2,000 years later When Rome is sweltering and teeming with tourists, beat a leisurely retreat to Tivoli, home to Hadrian's Villa and the Villa d'Este and chill out.       ...
2019-07-17, 09:26

Italian police detain 3 men, seize missile, weapons, Nazi memorabilia Three men were detained in northern Italy after police uncovered a stash of automatic weapons, a missile and material featuring Nazi symbols, officials said Monday....
2019-07-16, 21:00

Captain defends her decision to force rescue boat into Italian port Carola Rackete says act of ‘disobedience’ in Lampedusa was necessary to avert tragedy An NGO rescue boat captain who has risked jail time after forcing her way into Lampedusa port in Italy with 40 migrants onboard has defended her act of “disobedience”, saying it was necessary to avert a tragedy.“It...
2019-06-30, 18:52

Migrant rescue ship heads towards Italian port in defiance of Salvini The migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi is making its way towards the Italian port of Lampedusa despite a warning from the country's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini that it is closed, the NGO Sea-Eye says....
2019-07-06, 21:52

Italian police and FBI raid Mafia in Sicily with ties to Gambino family Italian police working with the FBI cracked down on a Palermo-area Mafia clan with ties to the U.S.-based Gambino organized crime family in New York....
2019-07-17, 21:26

Love is in the prayer: Italian church to play host to singles' event Friars at St Anthony’s basilica in Padua hope saint can help hundreds of people find loveFriars at one of Italy’s most revered and beautiful churches are endeavouring to play cupid to hundreds of single people due to converge on the building in search of a soulmate.The friars at St Anthony’s basilic...
2019-06-21, 12:39

Volcano on small Italian island of Stromboli unexpectedly erupts, killing one Stromboli is one of the most active volcanoes on the planet and has been erupting almost continuously since 1932.        ...
2019-07-04, 10:00

Volcanic eruptions rock Italian island of Stromboli, kills 1 hiker A hiker was killed Wednesday after a series of eruptions from one of the most active volcanoes on Earth rocked the small Italian island of Stromboli, a fire official said....
2019-07-04, 04:13

Italian Airline Pulls Video With Actor in Blackface as Barack Obama Alitalia initially defended the video by saying the actor was not Caucasian and that “makeup was applied to highlight features.” It later apologized....
2019-07-03, 23:26

Reputed Italian mobster wanted to give reporter ‘two hits with a mallet’ A reputed Italian mobster was caught on a police wiretap ranting about how he wanted to bash a reporter for confronting one of his cronies, according to a report Wednesday. “I would have given him two hits with a mallet … what a blast,” Benedetto Gabriele Militello allegedly fumed....
2019-07-18, 02:39

Italian cyclist, 17, suffers gruesome injury during crash in Belgium race A young Italian cyclist competing at the U23 European Track Championships on Friday was injured and taken to the hospital in a freak accident during a race....
2019-07-17, 13:52

Italian-Canadian police operation targets 'ndrangheta mafia clan Police in Canada and Italy have arrested at least 23 suspected members of the 'ndrangheta mafia, in a joint operation. The 'ndrangheta, little known in Canada, had set up operations near Toronto....
2019-07-19, 13:26

Italian-Canadian police operation dismantles 'ndrangheta mafia clan Police in Canada and Italy have arrested at least 23 suspected members of the 'ndrangheta mafia, in a joint operation. The 'ndrangheta, little known in Canada, had set up operations near Toronto....
2019-07-19, 04:26

German migrant rescue ship captain faces Italian court The German captain of a charity rescue ship, arrested for defying an Italian ban on docking with migrants, arrived in a Sicilian port on Monday for her first court appearance....
2019-07-01, 15:52

The ‘modern Pompeii’: Mayor wants Italian-Americans to help restore ruined village An Italian politician wants Italian Americans to help him raise the funds to build a new village of Poggioreale, which was virtually destroyed by an earthquake a half-century ago. It’s now a ghost town after most of its residents left for good. The local school was half-destroyed, and a calendar on ...
2019-07-07, 11:52

FOCUS-Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say....
2019-05-26, 17:39

F1: Charles Leclerc Fends Off Late Charge From Valtteri Bottas To Win Italian GP Charles Leclerc bagged his second consecutive win of the season, beating Valtteri Bottas to win the 2019 Italian Grand Prix. The Scuderia Ferrari racer fended off the late charge from the Mercedes......
2019-09-09, 15:39

Danilo Petrucci takes maiden MotoGP victory in thrilling Italian GP Ducati rider Danilo Petrucci secured his maiden MotoGP victory on home soil at Mugello after edging out Marc Marquez at the conclusion of a thrilling Italian Grand Prix...
2019-06-02, 17:13

Miley Cyrus Got a Tattoo Inspired by Her Italian Vacation With Kaitlynn Carter Miley Cyrus will always have...Italy. Following her girls' trip to Lake Como with Kaitlynn Carter and sister Brandi Cyrus, the "Slide" singer got a tattoo of the Viconti of......
2019-08-22, 15:39

Italian government might ask for symmetry with Paris in FCA-Renault merger - League lawmaker Italian government will defend national interest in the FCA- Renault merger and might ask for a stake in the new global automaker to match French state holdings, a prominent League ruling party lawmaker said on Monday....
2019-05-27, 08:26

Italian tax police place under home arrests Atlantia's units officials Italian tax police have placed under home arrest three officials of infrastructure group Atlantia's units in an inquiry into falsified reports over motorway viaducts' safety checks....
2019-09-13, 18:52

MotoGP: Petrucci Beats Marquez To Win Italian GP; Bags Maiden Victory Ducati rider Danilo Petrucci crossed the chequered flag to claim his maiden MotoGP victory, after a climactic battle with reigning world champion Marc Marquez. Petrucci secured his first-ever win at......
2019-06-02, 19:52

Italian opposition parties weigh new governing coalition after Conte's resignation In the wake of Salvini's theatrical performance, the scrabble for power — or at least political relevance — has grown increasingly frenetic among his rivals and enemies....
2019-08-21, 22:26

Italian PM Giuseppe Conte slams deputy, says he'll resign over political crisis Amid a political crisis and another election, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Tuesday he'll resign -- as the nation is being driven into chaos by a deputy who's only interested in advancing his own prospects....
2019-08-21, 10:26

Why the Italian Prime Minister’s Resignation Could Dampen Matteo Salvini’s Ambitions Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced his plan to resign on Tuesday, causing the collapse of the Italian government. Conte’s move is a high-stakes political maneuver intended to stop his right-wing deputy, Matteo Salvini, from gaining even more power. Earlier this month Salvini move...
2019-08-21, 09:13

Italian Banks, Long a Drag on Europe, Are Making Good on Bad Loans Italian banks have made a big leap forward in tackling a crucial problem that has dogged them for years and threatened the stability of the whole eurozone: bad loans....
2019-08-09, 23:00

Couple arrested for stealing rare white sand from Italian beach A French couple was arrested for stealing 88 pounds of protected white sand from an Italian beach while on vacation, according to a report. The duo, a man and woman in their 40s, took the sand from the island of Sardinia, where it’s illegal to remove the natural resource, according to CNN. Italian p...
2019-08-21, 07:39

Italian Grand Prix: Leclerc resists Mercedes for Monza victory Charles Leclerc resisted an intense attack from Lewis Hamilton and a late charge from Valtteri Bottas to win the Italian Grand Prix and earn back-to-back Formula 1 wins...
2019-09-08, 23:13

| WATCH | Migrants jump off rescue boat to try to reach Italian island Several migrants have jumped into the sea from a Spanish rescue boat that has been blocked for days from docking at an Italian island in a thwarted bid to reach land on their own....
2019-08-20, 03:00

F1 live stream: how to watch the Italian Grand Prix 2019 online from anywhere Formula 1 for 2019 has seen Mercedes, led by Lewis Hamilton, take most of the points this season. Ferrari has been putting up as best a fight as possible and now it's time to take the race to its home turf in Italy. Can Charles Leclerc find another winning performance? Watch an F1 live stream u...
2019-09-06, 10:52

New York Cosmos owner adds Italian team Fiorentina to portfolio New York Cosmos owner Rocco B. Commisso just added another soccer team to his portfolio, buying Italian side Fiorentina on Thursday. The 69-year-old Commisso — president and CEO of Mediacom Communications Corporation — completed the sale in Milan, paying $190 million to buy the Serie A team from the...
2019-06-07, 14:26

High Stakes For Italian Enclave As Europe's Biggest Casino Goes Bust Campione d'Italia, a tiny Italian enclave on the shores of Switzerland's Lake Lugano, is fighting for its survival after its main source of income -- a giant casino -- went bankrupt....
2019-05-26, 10:52

Italian police investigate after Lazio Ultras leader shot dead Far-right linked fan leader Fabrizio Piscitelli reportedly victim of ‘hit’ in Rome parkProsecutors in Rome have launched a murder investigation after a leading member of Lazio Ultras, hardcore football fans often associated with the extreme right, was shot dead in a park in Rome.Fabrizio Piscitelli,...
2019-08-09, 00:39

Italian football pundit sacked for racist on-air remarks about Romelu Lukaku Luciano Passirani said only way to stop him is ‘give him bananas’Telelombardia says he will not appear on the show againAn Italian TV pundit has been sacked for saying that the only way to stop Romelu Lukaku is to give “him 10 bananas to eat”. Luciano Passirani, an Italian football journalist, was a...
2019-09-16, 13:52

RPT-FOCUS-Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say....
2019-05-27, 09:13

Migrant rescue ship captains could face $57,000 fines in Italian crackdown Migrant rescue ships docking in Italy without authorization could soon face fines of up to $57,000, as part of a government crackdown that the United Nations warns violates international law....
2019-06-12, 15:00

U.S. teen claims he stabbed Italian police officer in defense, judge says One of two American teenagers arrested for murder said he knifed an Italian officer because he was afraid he was being strangled, a judge said.        ...
2019-07-31, 21:39

Thief swipes entire cash register from Chelsea Italian restaurant A thief swiped an entire cash register -- and two bottles of Hennessey -- from a Chelsea Italian restaurant early Saturday, and casually strolled out of the eatery with his loot in tow, surveillance video shows....
2019-08-25, 08:13

Italian bid edges Swedish rival in 2026 Olympic host study LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Italian bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo looks stronger than the Stockholm-Are project in an IOC analysis of the candidates. The IOC says its own polling in March showed “83% support in Italy” and “55% in fav...
2019-05-24, 12:52

‘It wasn’t crying wolf’: sale of whole Italian village revealed as PR hoax Tiny Esino Lario claimed all its assets were up for grabs – but it was actually working with a tech firm to raise awareness of issues facing villages Last month a mountain village in northern Italy put all its assets up for sale. A website advertised that everything must go.Street signs started at €...
2019-05-29, 14:00

Italian GP: Cool Charles Leclerc Delivers Ferrari Monza Triumph Sebastian Vettel endured a torrid and disappointing day, finishing 13th after spinning off and taking a penalty for rejoining in a dangerous fashion....
2019-09-09, 00:52

F1: Charles Leclerc gives Ferrari home victory at Italian Grand Prix The last time a Ferrari driver won at home in Monza was 2010, but talented 21-year-old Charles Leclerc changed all that with a strong drive. His teammate Sebastian Vettel had another tough day, though....
2019-09-08, 19:13

F1: Charles Leclerc Beats Late Charge From Valtteri Bottas To Win Italian GP Charles Leclerc bagged his second consecutive win of the season, beating Valtteri Bottas to win the 2019 Italian Grand Prix. The Scuderia Ferrari racer fended off the late charge from the Mercedes......
2019-09-08, 22:26

Italian Leonardo's U.S. defense unit grows as military orders rise -CEO Leonardo SpA's U.S. defense unit is growing significantly as the American military budget increases and the return on sales should increase, Chief Executive Officer Alessandro Profumo said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29, 21:39

At Amboise, Leonardo's last years paint a picture of Franco-Italian harmony Commemorations for Leonardo da Vinci's 500th anniversary begin this week in Amboise, in the Loire Valley, with France and Italy setting aside recent tensions to honor the memory of the Renaissance genius in the town where he spent his final years....
2019-05-21, 15:39

14,000-year-old Footprints in Italian Cave Reveal Ancient Human Behavior Evidence of crawling in an Italian cave system sheds new light on late Stone Age human behavior in groups, especially when exploring new grounds, says a study published today in eLife. The Discovery of Ancient Human Crawling The cave of Bàsura at Toirano and its human and animal fossil traces have b...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Italian court allows migrant ship to dock. But Salvini says he will 'deny the landing.' An Italian court ruled Wednesday that a ship carrying 147 rescued migrants should be allowed to dock in Italy -- in defiance of a ban by Italy's far right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
2019-08-15, 06:26

Italian surgeons discover 'world's oldest heart valve' in woman Prosthesis was implanted by the pioneering doctor Christiaan Barnard 50 years agoItalian doctors have discovered one of the first heart prostheses, implanted almost 50 years ago by Christiaan Barnard, who performed the world’s first human-to-human heart transplant, during surgery on a 60-year-old wo...
2019-05-23, 19:52

Mourners ask Italian road chiefs to leave bridge memorial ceremony Grieving relatives asked bosses of Italy's biggest motorway operator to leave a ceremony on Wednesday honoring victims of last year's bridge collapse in Genoa that killed 43 people....
2019-08-14, 20:39

Tigers kill Italian tamer as parliament mulls ban on circus animals Four tigers have mauled to death their tamer in southern Italy, fuelling calls for a ban on the use of animals in circuses as parliament debates the issue....
2019-07-05, 19:52

Italian Americans pan Chris Cuomo’s ‘Fredo’ ethnic slur claim Italian American New Yorkers weighed in Tuesday on Chris Cuomo’s claim that “Fredo” is an ethnic slur — and while they said it’s insulting, the agreement was that anyone who likens it to the N-word is stunad. “If anything, when we call somebody ‘Fredo’ it’s like [to say they’re] stupid,” said a work...
2019-08-14, 08:00