Tag: Italy

World football fraternity hails retired Buffon

Milan: Tributes poured in for iconic goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon as the Italy captain retired from international football after their catastrophic loss to Sweden in the 2018 World Cup qualification play-off here on Monday. Buffon, playing in his 175th international — a record for a European, tearfully ended his international journey as four-time world champions Italy […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Italy legend Pirlo to retire from professional football

Rome: Italian legend Andrea Pirlo has announced that he will retire from professional football in December when his contract with New York City FC expires. “You realise that the time has come, every day you have physical problems, you cannot train as you want because you always have some problem,” the former AC Milan and […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Two quakes jolt southern Italy

Rome: A magnitude 2.9 undersea earthquake struck off Italys’ Calabrian coast early on Tuesday and was followed several hours later by a magnitude 2 quake in the Sicilian province of Messina. The first tremor was recorded at 0.44 am at 11 km depth, off Calabria’s western coast in the province of Cosenza, Italy’s National Institute […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Rahul returns from Italy

New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who had taken a break to visit his 93-year-old maternal grandmother in Italy, has returned after almost three weeks. Gandhi on Saturday attended the launch of the commemorative publication of the Congress party’s organ “National Herald”, which was attended by President Pranab Mukherjee, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Rahul to travel abroad to meet grandmother

New Delhi: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi will take a break from the rough and tumble of Indian politics to visit his 93-year-old maternal grandmother in Italy. “Will be travelling to meet my grandmother and family for a few days. Looking forward to spending some time with them,” Gandhi said on Twitter. Will be travelling to meet […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Over 400 injured in stampede during Champions League final

Rome: Over 400 people were injured in a stampede due to a false alarm that caused panic in Italy’s Turin city where Juventus supporters had gathered to watch the Champions League final against Real Madrid on giant TV screens. The incident occurred in the city’s Piazza San Carlo square on Saturday night, Efe news reported. […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Thousands wait to see Saint's relic in Moscow

Moscow: Thousands of worshipers on Monday began lining up in Moscow to see the relic of St. Nicholas, which had been kept in Bari, Italy, for more than 900 years. Though the Cathedral of Christ the Savior was to open to the public for the relic’s veneration at 2 p.m., a one-km line formed outside […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
WhatsApp fined over $3 mn in Italy

London: WhatsApp has been fined over $3.3 million in Italy for ‘forcing’ users to share their personal data with its parent company Facebook. The popular chat app has been asked by all of the 28 European Union data protection authorities to stop sharing users’ data with Facebook as there were doubts over the validity of […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
G7 finance summit
First working session of G7 finance summit begins

Rome: Representatives of G7 nations are holding their first working session in Italy on Friday, focused on economic incentives for growth and financial regulation. The agenda of the summit, that is being attended by finance ministers and banking representatives of the world’s seven most industrialised nations, began at 8.40 a.m. in the city of Bari, […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Juventus reach Champions League final

Paris: Italian Serie A leaders Juventus booked their second appearance in UEFA Champions League final over the past three years with a 2-1 home win and 4-1 on aggregate over Ligue 1 side Monaco. Mario Mandzukic and Dani Alves on Tuesday extended the hosts’ advantage to four goals in the first half, before promising star […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Italy mulls international arbitration over two marines

Italy is mulling international arbitration over its two marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012 as bilateral efforts have failed, Defence Minister Federica Mogherini said on Thurday

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Sergio Mattarella elected Italian president

Constitutional judge Sergio Mattarella was elected Italy's new president Saturday, in the fourth round of balloting held by the Italian parliament in a joint session

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Trump lands in Saudi Arabia
Trump lands in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh: US President Donald Trump on Saturday landed in Saudi Arabia, beginning his first international tour which is scheduled to include stops in Israel, the Vatican City, Belgium and Italy. Trump was received by Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz at Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport, Efe news reported. Abdulaziz organised a small reception for Trump, who […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Italy Suspends AstraZeneca Vaccine For Under-60s

Italy suspended the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine for people under 60 years old, health officials announced at a weekly press conference on the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Saturday, 12 June 2021
COVID-19 Surge In India
Covid-19 Surge In India: Italy Sends Team Of Experts, Oxygen Generation Plant; EU Announces Fresh Aid

New Delhi: Italy on Monday sent to India a team of experts and medical equipment, while the UK delivered a fourth consignment of aid comprising 60 ventilators to back the…

  • Monday, 03 May 2021