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  • Fishermen killing: Families' loss irreparable April 24, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Italian government on Tuesday signed a one crore compensation deal with families of the two fishermen shot dead by Italian marines. The two families have now withdrawn all petitions against the Italian crew. But crucially, the criminal case against the Italian marines filed by the Kerala government is...
  • Case against Italian marines to continue: MEA April 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding the compensation of Rs one crore to the families of two fishermen allegedly killed by two Italian marines, the Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday said the detention case against those two Italians will continue. Reiterating India's position that it has the jurisdiction over the matter, official spokesperson...
  • Release marines, writes Italian embassy March 12, 2012

    Kochi: At a time when the European Union has come forward expressing willingness to intervene in the Enrica Lexie episode, a letter sent to the Union Ministry of External Affairs from the Italian Embassy is gaining significance. Through the letter, a copy of which is available with Express, Italy urged India...
  • Fishermen killed: Ship to hand over 2 guards February 19, 2012

    Kochi: Italian authorities have agreed to hand over two guards of Enrica Lexie to Kerala Police for questioning after Minister of External Affairs SM Krishna on Saturday talked to his Italian counterpart Giulio Maria Terzi di Sant'Agata regarding the Indian fishermen killing incident. Kochi police commissioner MR Ajith Kumar said the...
  • Crew will face probe for killing fishermen: India February 19, 2012

    Kochi: Minister of External Affairs SM Krishna on Saturday told his Italian counterpart Giulio Maria Terzi di Sant'Agata that Indian law will have to be followed in the fishermen killing incident and the crew of Enrica Lexie will have to face probe. Krishna told the Italian minister that the crew of...
  • Fishermen killed: Italian, Indian officials to talk February 18, 2012

    Kochi: Italian authorities are scheduled to talk to the Indian officials on Saturday night regarding the killing of two Indian fishermen allegedly by the crew members of Italian ship Enrica Lexie. Even two days after the incident took place, no arrests have been made. The Italian ship's crew has refused to...
  • Indians killed: No arrests yet, PM to intervene February 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Over 48 hours since two Indian fishermen were killed allegedly by the crew members of Italian ship Enrica Lexie, no arrests have been made despite orders from the Ministry of Home Affairs. Sources have told CNNIBN that the Prime Minister will now be consulted as this was a diplomatic...