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Tag: Italy

Italy further tightens lockdown rules, closes all non-essential businesses as death toll climbs to 4,825
Italy further tightens lockdown rules, closes all non-essential businesses as death toll climbs to 4,825

Rome: In an unexpected announcement made via Facebook, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said that all commercial activities in the country would be shut down unless they performed an “essential” role for the country in its battle against the spread of coronavirus. Conte’s announcement on Saturday night came as Italy reported 4,825 coronavirus deaths, the […]

Coronavirus: Italy reports 475 new deaths, highest one-day toll of any nation, China records nil domestic caess
Coronavirus: Italy reports highest one-day toll of 475, China records zero domestic cases

Rome: Italy on Wednesday reported 475 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, the highest one-day official toll of any nation since the first case was detected in China late last year. However, China on Thursday said no new domestic cases of the coronavirus were reported for the first time in the country, three months after […]

COVID-19 toll rises to 3,237 in China

Beijing: The death toll due to the COVID-19 outbreak in China has increased to 3,237, authorities said on Wednesday, while the number of confirmed cases in the Asian country has risen to 80,894. Chinese health authorities reported 11 deaths and 13 newly confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection on the Chinese mainland on Tuesday, Xinhua […]

India Cancels All Visas Issued To Citizens Of 4 Countries

New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has said that all visas issued to nationals of Italy, Iran, South Korea and Japan, on or before March 3, and who have not yet entered India, stand suspended with immediate effect. Those required to travel to India due to compelling reasons, may seek fresh visas […]

PM Modi holds series of bilateral meetings on sidelines of UNGA in NY

New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a series of bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) session here on Monday, including with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad. The prime minister arrived here on Sunday night to participate in […]

Italy reaffirms commitment to LGBTI rights

Rome: Italy has reaffirmed its commitment at international level to fight all forms of discrimination, including that based on sexual orientation and gender identity, the Foreign Ministry has said. “Despite the progress made in the last few years, LGBTI people continue to suffer acts of discrimination and violence in many parts of the world, and […]

Italy's Dovizioso wins Valencia MotoGP

Valencia: Andrea Dovizioso of Italy (Ducati) won the season-ending Valencia MotoGP, which was split over two sessions due to rainy weather that caused several falls. Spain’s Alex Rins (Suzuki) on Sunday had the lead before the race was stopped midway through because of the wet track conditions, but the race belonged to Dovizioso after it […]

Harshdeep to perform at Deepika-Ranveer wedding

Milan: Singer Harshdeep Kaur’s soulful voice will lend musical magic to the wedding festivities of actors Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh in Italy. A group of musicians, including the popular Sufi singer Harshdeep and Sanjoy Das, have reached the venue to perform at the celebrations, set to take place in the picturesque Lake Como. “We […]

2026 Winter Olympics
Italy formalises bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

Rome: Italy’s National Olympics Committee (CONI) is making an official bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic Games in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, it was announced here. “CONI has formalised its bid to host the Winter Olympics in 2026 in Milan and Cortina,” said Lombardy region president Attilio Fontana on Monday. In a statement confirming […]

Bieber, Hailey Baldwin share steamy kiss

Rome: Engaged star couple Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin shared a steamy kiss on a luxury yacht in Italy. He has reportedly rented a $13,000 a night villa at the Belmond Hotel Caruso in Ravello to enjoy with the love of his life. The Canadian singer, 25, looked like he was having the time of […]

Rescue teams continue search for Italy bridge collapse survivors

Rome: Rescue teams were continuing on Thursday their search for possible survivors among the rubble of a bridge that collapsed in Genoa in northwestern Italy, killing at least 39 and injuring 16. Although there were still no official figures on the number of people missing, Italian authorities did not rule out a possibility of a […]

'Significant progress' on formation of new government in Italy

Rome: Italy’s populist Five-Star Movement and the far-right League have made “significant progress” in talks over the past 24 hours on a coalition government, Five-Star leader Luigi Di Maio and League leader Matteo Salvini said in a written statement on Tuesday. “Significant progress has been made on a cabinet and on appointing a prime minister […]

ENI, Italian national research council ink clean energy accord

Rome: Italian energy giant ENI and Italy’s National Research Council on Friday signed a multi-million euro agreement aimed at curbing global warming and desertification. The accord, signed by ENI’s CEO Claudio Descalzi and the research council’s President Massimo Inguscio, covers four areas of high scientific and strategic interest: nuclear fusion, water, agriculture and the Arctic […]

Italy deports Egyptian IS supporter

Rome: Italian authorities on Friday expelled a 29-year-old Egyptian accused of supporting the Islamic State jihadist group who was willing to wage Jihad against western countries, the Interior Ministry said. The Egyptian, a Milan resident, was deported aboard a flight to Cairo from nearby Malpensa airport after police began tracking him in 2015, the ministry […]

Tough new phase starting in battle against IS: Italy

Rome: A new and “challenging” stage is beginning in the fight against the Islamic State jihadist group, Italy’s Defence Minister Roberta Pinotti said. “A new and challenging phase is starting that will require different but no less demanding efforts,” Pinotti told a meeting in Rome of defence ministers from the US-led coalition against IS on […]

Italian minister slams Amazon's rumoured plan to tag workers

Rome: Italy’s Economic Development Minister Carlo Calenda on Friday slammed US online retail giant Amazon’s move to patent electronic wristbands for its workforce, saying this would “never happen” in Italy. “The only bracelets we make in Italy are the ones produced by jewellers,” said Calenda, who summoned Amazon representatives to a meeting on Friday. “I […]

No evidence 50 IS jihadists entered aboard migrant boats: Italy

Rome: Italy’s Interior Ministry on Wednesday rejected a report that 50 Tunisian fighters from the Islamic State jihadist group may have entered Italy aboard migrant ships, saying there was “no evidence” for such claims. “There is no evidence that 50 ISIS fighters have come to Italy on board migrant ships as reported by Interpol,” the […]

Virat weds Anushka in Italy

Florence (Italy): Team India skipper Virat Kohli tied the knot with Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma here on Monday, watched by family members and close friends. “Today we have promised each other to be bound in love for ever,” Kohli tweeted. Today we have promised each other to be bound in love for ever. We are truly […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]