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Andrea Camilleri, author of Inspector Montalbano novels, dies at 93

2:04pm IST

ROME Italian author Andrea Camilleri, who penned the acclaimed Inspector Montalbano detective novels, died on Wednesday at the age of 93, state-owned broadcaster Rai said.

Andrea Camilleri, author of Inspector Montalbano novels, dies at 93

1:36pm IST

ROME Italian author Andrea Camilleri, who penned the acclaimed Inspector Montalbano detective novels, died on Wednesday at the age of 93, state-owned broadcaster Rai said.

Volcano erupts on Italian island of Stromboli, kills one person

04 Jul 2019

ROME A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted on Wednesday, releasing hot trapped magma in a powerful explosion, killing one person and enveloping the popular tourist destination in ash, witnesses and local officials said. | Video

German captain becomes anti-populist heroine in Italy migrant standoff

28 Jun 2019

ROME The young German captain of a migrant-rescue ship stranded off Italy dismissed threats of arrest and personal criticism from the country's far right interior minister on Friday, saying her main priority was the safety of 40 rescued Africans. | Video

Italy passes growth package but steelmaker cries foul

27 Jun 2019

ROME Italy on Thursday approved a decree to boost growth and spur investment but the world's largest steelmaker has protested at the legislation and threatened to shut down its plant in the south of the country.

Italy will seek ECB's opinion about planned central bank reform - League MP

21 Jun 2019

ROME Italy's ruling coalition will seek the European Central Bank's opinion about a draft bill that would give government and parliament the power to name the Bank of Italy's top officials, a prominent League lawmaker said on Friday.

Italy says will respect EU budget rules but fight to change them

19 Jun 2019

ROME Italy will respect European Union fiscal rules but will fight to change them to allow more public investment and stronger growth, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday, as Rome struggles to avoid EU action over its rising debt.

AS Roma great Totti leaves club slamming the door

18 Jun 2019

ROME AS Roma's former captain and record goalscorer Francesco Totti left his job in the management team on Monday, bitterly complaining that the club's U.S. owner had never given him a proper role. | Video

Exclusive: Italy seeks delay to EU budget decision, awaiting tax data - sources

12 Jun 2019

ROME Italy aims to convince the EU to delay until the autumn a decision on whether to open a disciplinary procedure over its finances, which are expected to look healthier after tax revenue data in July, four coalition sources said on Wednesday. | Video

Italy targets migrant rescue ships in emergency decree

11 Jun 2019

ROME Italy passed an emergency decree on Tuesday that limits the entry of ships into its territorial waters, a move aimed at curbing the activity of migrant rescue boats operated by charities.

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