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Italy regions vote on autonomy bid

Milan - Voters in the northern Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto vote Sunday in autonomy referendums attracting additional interest against the backdrop of Catalonia's push for independence from Spain.

At Brazil seaside, Italy fugitive awaits court ruling

Canan - With Karl Marx looking on from an image on the wall, convicted killer-turned-novelist Cesare Battisti says tension is high as a Brazilian court prepares to consider his possible extradition to Italy.

Italian regions vote on autonomy: what's at stake?

Milan - The regions of Lombardy and Veneto vote Sunday in referendums on greater autonomy within Italy against the backdrop of the crisis created by Catalonia's push for independence from Spain.- Why the votes and what are they about?

G7, tech giants agree on plan to block jihadist content online

Ischia Porto - G7 countries and tech giants including Google, Facebook and Twitter on Friday agreed to work together to block the dissemination of Islamist extremism over the internet.

G7 tackles foreign fighters as EU helps shut 'terror' route

Ischia Porto - G7 interior ministers brainstormed Friday on how to tackle one of the biggest security threats facing the West, as the EU promised to help close a migration route labelled a potential back door for terrorists.

Venice wants its money back, not independence

Venice - Venice is living up to its reputation of self-reliance.In the one-time city-state that was known as The Most Serene Republic of Venice, almost everyone seems to be planning to vote for greater autonomy in Sunday's consultative referendum.

G7 to put squeeze on internet giants at terror talks

Ischia Porto - Tech giants including Google, Facebook and Twitter will come under pressure in Italy this week to go further and faster in helping G7 powers tackle the ever-greater threat of extremists online.

G7 to focus on foreign fighter fallout from rout of IS

Ischia Porto - The threat of fresh attacks on the West by foreign fighters fleeing the fallen Islamic State stronghold of Raqa is set to dominate a G7 meeting of interior ministers in Italy.

Asterix returns for Italy chariot race caper

Paris - Asterix, the plucky Gaul with the rotund sidekick, has come charging back in the 37th book in the legendary comic series, which went on sale across Europe on Thursday.

G7 to focus on foreign fighter fallout from rout of IS

Ischia Porto - The threat of fresh attacks on the West by foreign fighters fleeing the fallen Islamic State stronghold of Raqa is set to dominate a G7 meeting of interior ministers in Italy.

Mountaineer Reinhold Messner, and the art of not getting killed

Frankfurt Am Main - Italian mountaineer Reinhold Messner is perhaps one of the world's last great adventurers: he has conquered the planet's highest peaks, crossed Antarctica and hunted for the elusive Yeti.

Italian fugitive Battisti: Extradition from Brazil 'illegal'

Rio De Janeiro - Convicted killer-turned author Cesare Battisti believes his extradition to Italy from Brazil would be illegal and would endanger his life, he told AFP in an interview.

Italian priest kidnapped in southern Nigeria: Vatican

Rome - An Italian priest has been kidnapped by gunmen in southern Nigeria, church officials in both countries have said. Maurizio Pallu was snatched on Thursday in broad daylight by armed men just outside of Benin City, Italian media reports said.

More than 200 migrant children rescued in Med

Palermo - A migrant rescue ship in the Mediterranean carried hundreds of children and unaccompanied minors from over 15 countries to safety in Italy on Friday.

Italy moves closer to new electoral law for 2018 vote

Rome - Italy took a major step towards approving a new electoral system Wednesday, sparking protests and a countdown to knife-edge elections to be held in the first part of 2018.

Last privately-owned Da Vinci to go on sale for $100 mn

New York - The last Leonardo Da Vinci painting still in the hands of a private collector will go under the hammer next month in New York, the Christie's auction house said Tuesday, estimating its worth at $100 million.

All 4 siblings of Marseille killer arrested, two freed

Tunis - All four siblings of Ahmed Hanachi, who stabbed two young women to death in the French city of Marseille, have been arrested in recent days, authorities in three countries said.

Brother of Marseille attacker fought in Syria: police

Rome - A brother of Ahmed Hanachi, the Tunisian who stabbed two young women to death in the French city of Marseille this month, served as a jihadist fighter in Syria, Italian police said Monday.

Asterix returns in chariot race through Italy

Paris - Asterix is to ride again in the 37th book in the legendary comic series, its publishers said Monday.

Brother of Marseille attacker arrested in Italy

Rome - A brother of Ahmed Hanachi, the Tunisian national who stabbed to death two young women in the French city of Marseille in early October, has been arrested in Italy, local police said.

Venezuela frees three journalists held while investigating prison

Caracas - An Italian, a Swiss and a Venezuelan journalist, arrested Friday while attempting to report from a notorious prison in northern Venezuela, were released on Sunday, human rights and press freedom groups said.

Italian fugitive freed after Brazil border detention

S - An Italian fugitive and former leftist guerrilla convicted of murder in his own country has been freed after Brazilian police detained him at the Bolivian border, his lawyer said Saturday.

Jail beckons for Italy's 'Years of Lead' fugitive Battisti

Rome - Italy said Thursday it hopes to have fugitive convicted killer Cesare Battisti quickly extradited and jailed following the writer and former far-left militant's arrest in Brazil.

Fugitive Italian ultra-leftist detained in Brazil

S - Brazilian police on Wednesday detained Italian ultra-leftist militant and writer Cesare Battisti, who was convicted of murder in his home country and has been on the run for decades.

Italy marks 4th anniversary of migrant shipwreck off Lampedusa

Rome - Italy held a "day of remembrance" Tuesday for those who drowned in a shipwreck off Lampedusa four years ago and the 15,500 migrants lost at sea in the Mediterranean since then.

Italy orders North Korea ambassador home over missiles

Rome - Italy has ordered North Korea's incoming new ambassador to leave the country in a protest over Kim Jong-Un's missile launches and nuclear tests.

Libya strongman asks Europe for helicopters to fight migration

Rome - Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar asked Europe for helicopters and drones to fight rampant migration on the southern border of the war-wracked country.

Italy sketches idea to resettle 1,000 migrants stranded in Libya

Rome - Italy, in a fresh bid to tackle a migration influx that has become a political headache, sketched proposals on Thursday to resettle around the world a thousand vulnerable migrants who are stranded in Libya.

Leonardo da Vinci may have drawn 'Nude Mona Lisa', experts say

Paris - A nude drawing that bears a striking resemblance to the Mona Lisa may have been done by Leonardo da Vinci, experts told AFP Thursday.

Rome prosecutor wants mayor tried in cronyism case

Rome - Rome's public prosecutor on Thursday asked for city mayor Virginia Raggi to be put on trial for allegedly making a false statement to an anti-corruption official.
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