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From Tuscany to Campania, hundreds of thousands of unidentified plastic discs have washed up on Italy's western coast in recent weeks.
Italian authorities accused Spanish charity Proactiva Open Arms of aiding illegal immigration after one of their boats refused to take migrants rescued from the Mediterranean to Libya, heading instead to southern Italy.
North Korean striker Han Kwang-Song, the first footballer from the secretive nation to play in Italy's Serie A league, has extended his contract with Cagliari for five years.
Leaders of Italy's right-wing parties were quick to congratulate Russian president Vladimir Putin on his re-election on Sunday, following a vote in which the main opposition leader was barred from running.
Italy's foreign ministry on Sunday called for swift action over the "atrocious" mob attack of an Egyptian-Italian student in Britain, who died of her injuries last week.
A Polish archbishop on Saturday denounced a conservative priest from the devout Catholic country who last month wished Pope Francis a speedy death if he did not open himself up to wisdom.
The Vatican has removed the head of the Catholic Church in Guam from office after finding him guilty of sexual abuse.
Thirteen African and European countries and the EU agreed Friday that efforts to crack down on migrant trafficking to Europe should also focus on economic woes that prompt poor Africans to seek a better life in Europe.
Archaeologists have discovered what they believe could be the remains of Naples' first port in the waters by the Castel dell'Ovo, they said in a presentation on Thursday.
Activist fund Elliott has fired the first shots in a battle with French giant Vivendi over Telecom Italia, writing on Friday to shareholders to ask for the removal of six board members, including the Italian operator's boss.
Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni will speak to his British counterpart Theresa May on Friday to discuss a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter in the UK. The call comes after a statement in which Italy's foreign minister said the country was "very worried" by the incident, but did not refer to potential Russian involvement.
The producer of the Rio Olympics opening ceremony, Marco Balich, is used to making flashy spectacles, but entering into the artistic world of Michelangelo and his frescos of creation on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel may be his most ambitious project yet.
It might surprise you to learn that Italy has a number of pink flamingo populations for several months each year. Starting from late winter and early spring, the birds migrate to Italian waters – where you can admire them in the wild.
On March 16th, Italy marks the anniversary of the death of two-time former prime minister Aldo Moro, who was kidnapped and later killed by the Red Brigades terrorist group.
A Spanish restaurant chain cannot trademark a name containing the word "mafia" because it "trivializes" the Italian criminal organization, an EU court ruled on Thursday.
Italian police have arrested a 24-year-old man for possession of explosive materials, following a tip-off from the USA's FBI.
Right-wing leader Matteo Salvini on Wednesday offered the first signs of compromise in the battle for power following Italy's inconclusive March 4th election, revealing that he was ready to work with anyone to form a government -- except the vanquished Democratic Party.
The migrant reception centre on the Italian island of Lampedusa, where conditions have markedly deteriorated in recent months, will be temporarily shut down for renovation works, the Italian interior ministry said on Tuesday.
The Italian president has formally pardoned a pensioner who grew marijuana for use as pain relief, it was announced this week.
An Italian police unit specializing in protecting the country's cultural heritage on Tuesday presented 37 artworks it had recovered, some of which had been stolen from churches in the aftermath of deadly earthquakes in central Italy.