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Italian father throws toddler off bridge into river


An Italian man on Saturday threw his 16-month-old son off a bridge into the river in Rome in a fit of rage following a custody row, and was arrested by police as he fled, reports said.

The 26-year-ol

Critics outraged at Italian court's rape ruling

A ruling by Italy's highest appeals court that said those charged with gang rape do not always have to go to prison while awaiting trial has outraged women's groups and some politicians who fear it wi

Italian authorities end search for cruise ship bodies


Italian authorities have ended the search for bodies on the submerged sections of the capsized Costa Concordia, more than two weeks after the giant cruise liner capsized off the Tuscan coast, official

Italian liner passengers to get 11,000 euros each


Passengers of a stricken Italian cruise liner will get at least 11,000 euros each from its Costa Crociere operator under a deal struck after the January 13 disaster, a consumer group said on Friday.

Inter Milan cruise past Genoa second string to win Italian Cup


Inter Milan rung the changes but still proved too strong for a virtual Genoa reserve team as the holders won 2-1 in the Italian Cup on Thursday.

Maicon scored a stunning opener and Andrea Poli finish

Italian kidnapped in Pakistan: Ministry

An Italian was kidnapped in the central Pakistan province of Punjab on Thursday, the foreign ministry in Rome said, without giving further details on the person's identity.

"(The foreign ministry) co

Body found in wrecked cruise ship, toll climbs to 7: report

Rescuers found a body in the wreckage of the liner Costa Concordia early on Tuesday, bringing to seven the death toll after it ran aground off the coast of Italy, daily La Stampa said on its website.

Ship captain defied Italian official's rescue order: report

A cook aboard cruise liner Costa Concordia has claimed that the captain 'ordered dinner' even as chaos was breaking out after the ship crashed on the shores of Tuscany.

The number of missing in the a

Rescuers blast holes in stricken ship off Italy


Italian naval divers on Tuesday exploded holes in the hull of a cruise ship grounded off a Tuscan island to speed the search for 29 missing people while seas were still calm. One official said there w

Cruise ship aground off Italy, 3,000 passengers evacuated

Around 3,200 passengers and 1,000 crew members were being evacuated from a cruise ship off the coast of Italy late Friday, after it ran aground and started taking on water, the Italian coast guard sai

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