George Clooney looks sharp in a gray suit while leaving il Bolognese restaurant after dinner on Saturday evening (May 28) in Rome, Italy. The 55-year-old actor held hands with his lovely wife, Amal, as they headed back to their hotel. George‘s later film, Money Monster, is now in theaters. Also starring his longtime pal Julia [...]
ROME (Reuters) - At least 700 migrants may have died at sea this past week in the busiest week of migrant crossings from Libya towards Italy this year, Medecins San Frontieres and the UN Refugee agency said on Sunday.
A number of historic buildings used as prisons in Rome, Milan and Naples may soon be converted into apartment houses and hotels. The Italian authorities plan to sell the buildings and use the proceeds to build modern penitentiaries outside the cities, Reuters reported.
ROME (AP) — Italian coast guard and navy ships, aided by Irish and German vessels as well as humanitarian organizations, saved 668 migrants from smugglers’ boats in distress in the Mediterranean off Libya on Saturday, Italian and Irish officials said. The rescues are the latest by a multi-national patrol south of Sicily that has saved […]
ROME, May 28 (Reuters) – An Italian marine who Indian prosecutors accuse of murdering two fishermen during an anti-piracy mission returned home on Saturday after four years in custody in New Delhi. Salvatore Girone, who was held in custody...Show More Summary
ROME (AP) — The Latest on Europe’s migration crisis (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Artists from France, Italy and Belgium have won the Niels Bugge Cartoons Awards, which focused this year on Europe’s migrant crisis. Jury chairman Lars Refn says Anne Derenne got a 3,000-euro ($3,335) check Saturday for her interpretation of the “Utopia” theme […]
ROME (AP) — Giorgio Albertazzi, a theater and film actor and director famed especially for playing, well into old age, the emperor’s role based on “Memories of Hadrian,” has died in his native Tuscany, Italy. His family and Premier Matteo Renzi’s office announced the 92-year-old’s death Saturday, with the Italian leader hailing him as a […]
The works of Ken Domon, an acclaimed photographer whose images of the aftermath of the Hiroshima bomb shocked 1950s Japan, take centre stage in Rome Friday with the opening of the first exhibition of his pictures outside his home country. Show More Summary
This week in art news: Qatar's royal family settled a legal dispute with Larry Gagosian over a Picasso sculpture, Rome put out an emergency call to corporations and philanthropists for €500 million to preserve its landmarks, and street artist JR made the Louvre's glass pyramid "disappear."
ROME (Reuters) - More than 2,000 migrants were rescued from boats in the Mediterranean on Friday, Italy's coastguard said, as numbers soared for the third year running in the build up to summer.
In the most sonically pleasing collaboration name of the year, perpetually youthful singer and record producer Pharrell Williams worked with Chanel on pieces for the Métiers d'Art Paris in Rome 2015-2016 collection.Pharrell, “a close friend of the House of Chanel and personal friend of Karl Lagerfeld,” visited the craftsmen responsible ... More »
The current geopolitical reality in Eurasia have to be accepted even if Europe is pretending they do not exist, Grigory Rapota told Russian journalists in Rome.
ROME -- Italy's expanding Leone Film Group is venturing into the Spaghetti Western territory so dear to its late great founder with an English-language TV series titled "Colt," based on an idea developed by Sergio Leone, master of the genre. The concept is centered around the six-shooter packed...
ROME (AP) — EU rescue mission says about 20 corpses identified in Mediterranean in latest sinking of migrant boat.
ROME (Reuters) - A migrant boat capsized in the Mediterranean on Thursday, an Italian coastguard spokesman said, and the number of possible dead is unknown while 88 have been rescued from what was probably a wooden fishing vessel. It...Show More Summary
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): 3:10 p.m. A Libyan navy spokesman says a total of 766 migrants have been rescued by Libyan coast guards. Col. Ayoub Gassim told The Associated Press that the rescued migrants were found in two groups: one of 550 near the […]
ROME (AP) — Italy’s coast guard says a migrant boat has overturned off Libya’s coast with an unknown number of passengers on board. It says so far 88 people have been rescued. Coast Guard. Cmdr. Cosimo Nicastro told The Associated Press the capsized boat was first spotted Thursday by an aircraft participating in the European […]
ROME (Reuters) - A migrant boat capsized in the Mediterranean on Thursday, an Italian coastguard spokesman said, and some 80 people are feared to have drowned while 24 have been rescued by coastguard vessels.
Even as a champagne-soaked Juventus left the field at Rome’s Stadio Olimpico last Saturday with their domestic superiority firmly underlined, thoughts had already turned to improving this all-conquering side ahead of the 2016/17 campaign. “We’ve...Show More Summary
ROME: Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced today that Government of Pakistan has signed a contract for an undisclosed number of AgustaWestland AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. The signing was held in Islamabad in presence of the H.E. Show More Summary