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Italians cheer on wild bear's 'Great Escape'

Rome - Italian animal lovers cheered on a wild bear Monday after a daring escape from an electrified holding pen sparked a bear-hunt and a furore over its fate.

Italy's far-right Salvini moves to clear 'illegal' Roma camps

Rome - Italy's anti-immigrant interior minister Matteo Salvini ordered a report Tuesday on the country's Roma population, with a view to shuttering overcrowded, "illegal" camps.

Atlantia, Delta picked to reboot ailing Alitalia

Milan - Italy's state railway Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) on Monday said it had chosen the Atlantia transport group and US airline Delta as partners to reboot the ailing carrier Alitalia.

Italy seizes missile from far-right sympathisers

Rome - Italian police seized an air-to-air missile, machine guns and rocket launchers during raids sparked by an investigation into far-right extremist groups on Monday, a huge haul of weapons that authorities said was almost without precedent.

Tombs riddle could see Vatican efforts to find teen backfire: analysts

Vatican City - The Vatican's attempts to help the family of an Italian teenager who went missing 36 years ago have merely deepened the mystery surrounding her fate, and risk backfiring, analysts say.

Eternally stinky city? Rome garbage crisis sparks health fears

Rome - Landfills in flames and rats feasting on waste in the streets have sparked health fears in Rome, as doctors warn families to steer clear of disease-ridden curbside garbage and locals launch a disgusting dumpster contest online.

Eritrean cleared of being trafficking kingpin in mistaken identity case

Palermo - An Italian court ruled Friday that an Eritrean accused of being a human trafficking kingpin known as "the General" was telling the truth when he claimed it was a case of mistaken identity.

Eritrean cleared of being trafficking kingpin in mistaken identity case

Palermo - An Italian court ruled Friday that an Eritrean accused of being a human trafficking kingpin known as "the General" was telling the truth when he claimed it was a case of mistaken identity.

Graves dug in missing teen search empty: Vatican

Vatican City - The mystery surrounding the disappearance of an Italian teenager 36 years ago deepened Thursday after two graves at the Vatican thought to possibly hold her remains were discovered to be empty.

Vatican begins digging up graves in missing teen search

Vatican City - The Vatican began digging up two graves Thursday after an anonymous tip-off that they may contain the remains of an Italian teenager who went missing 36 years ago.

Brother to peer into Vatican tombs in search of missing teen

Rome - Teenager Emanuela Orlandi went missing in Italy 36-years ago, but her big brother Pietro has never stopped looking for her.

Italy's Salvini denies receiving Russian oil money

Rome - Italy's deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini denied Wednesday receiving any money for his party from Russian investors, following allegations that one of his close aides had held secret meetings in Moscow to that end.

Alan Kurdi rescue ship picks up another 44 migrants

Valletta - The migrant rescue boat Alan Kurdi has saved another 44 people, including women and infants from their stricken vessel in the Mediterranean, its operator German charity Sea-Eye said on Tuesday.

Europe's once biggest migrant centre closes in Italy

Mineo - What was once Europe's biggest migrant reception centre, in Mineo in Sicily, officially closed on Tuesday in the presence of its biggest critic, far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini.

Biggest-ever anti-doping blitz arrests 234 people

Rome - A vast international police operation involving 33 countries and the World Anti-Doping Agency has seized millions of doping substances and counterfeit medicines and arrested 234 people, Europol said on Monday.

Cruise ship in Venice near-miss just weeks after dock incident

Rome - A giant cruise ship very narrowly missed a yacht while being towed out of Venice late Sunday, just a month after a collision there renewed the controversy over the giant vessels.

Italy's Prosecco hills join UNESCO World Heritage list

Rome - Italy's Prosecco hills northeast of Venice, which have been cultivated for centuries, were on Sunday added to the World Heritage list by the UN cultural organisation.

Malta to relocate 65 migrants after rescue ships defy Italy ban

Rome - Malta's prime minister said Sunday his country would relocate to other EU nations 65 migrants from the Alan Kurdi rescue ship, after two other boats defied efforts to stop them landing in neighbouring Italy.

Migrant rescue sailboat defies Salvini, docks in Italy

Rome - A charity rescue vessel on Saturday brought 41 shipwrecked migrants into port in Lampedusa, the second boat to defy far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini's bid to close Italian ports to them.

Malta heads off crisis with Italy migrant swap

Rome - Malta on Friday appeared to have headed off a brewing standoff between a charity rescue ship and Italy's far-right interior minister by offering to take in migrants saved in the Mediterranean.

Sea-Watch rescue ship captain lashes Berlin, Rome

Berlin - The German captain of rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3, Carola Rackete, who was temporarily arrested for bringing migrants to Italy, on Friday strongly criticised both Rome and Berlin.

Sea-Watch captain to sue Italy's Salvini for defamation

Rome - The captain of detained migrant rescue ship Sea-Watch 3, Carola Rackete, will sue Matteo Salvini for defamation after a tirade of insults from Italy's far-right interior minister, her lawyer said Friday.

Stromboli clears up ash after deadly volcano eruption

Stromboli - The village of Ginostra on Stromboli began sweeping away layers of ash on Thursday, the day after a dramatic volcanic eruption on the tiny Italian island killed a hiker.

Putin praises Salvini on eve of Italy visit

Rome - Vladimir Putin on Thursday praised Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for having a "welcoming attitude" to Russia, in an interview ahead of a visit to Italy which will include talks with the pope and former premier Silvio Berlusconi.

One tourist killed in Stromboli volcano eruption

Rome - A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted dramatically on Wednesday, killing a hiker and sending tourists fleeing into the sea.The volcano is known to be active but on Wednesday there were two particularly powerful explosions.

One tourist reported dead in Stromboli volcano eruption

Rome - A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted dramatically on Wednesday, reportedly killing a hiker and sending tourists fleeing.The volcano is known to be active but on Wednesday there was a particularly powerful eruption.

Sea-Watch says captain 'abandoned by Europe'

Rome - The captain of rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3, Carola Rackete, who has been arrested for bringing migrants to Italy, was "abandoned by all of Europe, the German charity said on Wednesday.

David Sassoli, from TV news to European parliament head

Rome - Newly-elected European Parliament President David Sassoli is a former television journalist who turned to politics 10 years ago as a centre-left MEP.

German migrant rescue captain in hiding: Sea-Watch

Berlin - The German captain of a migrant rescue vessel, Carola Rackete, has gone into hiding following numerous threats, her charity Sea-Watch said Wednesday, a day after her release from Italian custody.

Italian judge says German migrant rescue captain free to go

Rome - An Italian judge said Tuesday that Sea-Watch 3 captain Carola Rackete was free to go, three days after her arrest for docking with 40 migrants aboard her rescue ship in defiance of an Italian ban.
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