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Archaeological crime gang uncovered in Italy, 10,000 artefacts recovered

Archaeological crime gang uncovered in Italy, 10,000 artefacts recovered

An international crime gang that ransacked ancient sites in southern Italy and trafficked stolen archaeological goods worth millions of euros has been broken up, police said on Monday.

Stranded tigers recovering in Polish zoos

Stranded tigers recovering in Polish zoos

Nine stranded tigers whose plight sparked a wave of public sympathy after they were found emaciated and dehydrated during an odyssey from Italy are slowly recovering after their rescue by two Polish zoos.

Chief of Staff concludes visit to Italy, Turkey

Chief of Staff concludes visit to Italy, Turkey

HE the Chief of Staff of Qatari Armed Forces Lt General (Pilot) Ghanem bin Shaheen al-Ghanim has concluded his visit to Italy and Turkey.

EU sees Germany keeping budget surplus, Italy's debt to shoot up

EU sees Germany keeping budget surplus, Italy's debt to shoot up

The euro zone will restrain spending under draft budget plans submitted by the bloc's governments, the European Commission forecast on Thursday, despite calls to counter a worsening economic slowdown.

88 migrants disembark in Italy from rescue boat

88 migrants disembark in Italy from rescue boat

The Alan Kurdi, a boat run by the German charity Sea-Eye, docked Sunday at the Italian port of Taranto, allowing 88 migrants it rescued more than a week ago to disembark.

Italy to renew deal with Libya to block migrants

Italy to renew deal with Libya to block migrants

Italy has renewed a controversial agreement signed in 2017 with Libyan coastguard to block illegal migrants trying to leave from the North African country's coast, the government has said.

Italy's Salvini scores landslide victory in Umbria regional election

Italy's Salvini scores landslide victory in Umbria regional election

Italy's far-right opposition leader Matteo Salvini has scored a historic victory in the first electoral test since losing his government job in August, results showed Monday.

Italian couple saved from landslide by their cats

Italian couple saved from landslide by their cats

An Italian couple survived a landslide that caused their house to collapse after being woken by their cats, giving them time to escape, media reported Wednesday.

Minister praises co-operation between Qatar and Italy in trade sector

Minister praises co-operation between Qatar and Italy in trade sector

HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari affirmed that the State of Qatar and the Republic of Italy have distinguished and close relations of friendship ...

Thousands evacuated in Italy's South Tyrol for WWII-era bomb disposal

Thousands evacuated in Italy's South Tyrol for WWII-era bomb disposal

Nearly 4,000 people were evacuated and one of Europe's busiest motorways was closed for a few hours as a World War II-era bomb was defused Sunday in Italy's South Tyrol province.

Qatar-Italy trade jumps 16% to €2.8bn in 2018, says Chamber official

Qatar-Italy trade jumps 16% to €2.8bn in 2018, says Chamber official

Total trade exchange between Qatar and Italy increased by 16% to €2.8bn in 2018 over €2.4bn in the previous year, according to Qatar Chamber chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim al-Thani.

Italy's Salvini flexes muscles with Rome rally

Italy's Salvini flexes muscles with Rome rally

Italy's strongman Matteo Salvini holds a rally in Rome Saturday aimed at relaunching the Italian right and making a power grab for the capital.