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  • Fiorentina expects Rossi and Gomez back for Italian Cup final 10-04-2014 10:50 PM

    Fiorentina forwards Giuseppe Rossi and Mario Gomez are expected to be back from injuries before the Italian Cup final on May 3, which would give both players the chance to be selected for their World Cup squads. Rossi re-injured his problematic right knee in January and Gomez hurt his left...
  • Italian marines case: Court to hear case on July 31 31-03-2014 05:22 PM

    A special court in New Delhi on Monday fixed July 31 for hearing the case of two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast in 2012, after it was informed that the Supreme Court has ordered that the proceedings be deferred. The National Investigation Agency...
  • Modi questions Sonia over Italian marines, Nido Taniam cases 31-03-2014 11:56 AM

    Itanagar: Campaigning aggressively for the Lok Sabha elections, Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi made his pitch in Arunachal Pradesh on Monday. Speaking in Itanagar, Modi hit out at Congress President Sonia Gandhi over the Nido Taniam death case and fishermen killing case. Attacking the Congress over the...
  • Italian World Cup referee in penalty confusion 30-03-2014 11:14 PM

    Italian World Cup referee Nicola Rizzoli was involved in an extraordinary incident when he awarded a penalty and then changed his mind after five minutes of angry protests during second-placed AS Roma's 2-0 win at Sassuolo on Sunday. Rizzoli asked Sassuolo forward Nicola Sansone, the player who suffered the alleged...
  • SC stays trial against Italian marines in the fishermen killing case 28-03-2014 02:00 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has stayed the trial against Italian marines in the probe case of killing of two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast. The marines had challenged the jurisdiction of the National Investigating Agency in probing the case. The SC has issued a notice to the NIA and...
  • Juventus face Napoli, Roma visit relegation-threatened Sassuolo in Serie A 28-03-2014 10:06 AM

    Milan: League leader Juventus travel to third-place Napoli this weekend looking to maintain their charge to a third successive title. Second-place Roma visit relegation-threatened Sassuolo earlier on Sunday and will be hoping to put some pressure on the Bianconeri and cut the gap to 11 points. Here are five things...
  • Italian marines case: Don't succumb to foreign pressure, Chandy tells PM 21-03-2014 02:37 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh requesting him to not succumb to foreign pressure in the Italian marines case. Chandy appealed to the PM to not release the duo without a trial. "Ever since the killing of the two fishermen, the entire people...
  • After Italy's plea, UN to raise marines issue with India 19-03-2014 11:07 AM

    New York: UN General Assembly President John Ashe has informed Italy that he will try and raise with India the issue of the two Italian marines who are being tried for killing two Indian fishermen during his three-day visit that begins today. Italy's Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Angelino...
  • Fishermen killings case: Italy appeals to UN to help free marines 18-03-2014 02:38 PM

    New Delhi: Italy on Tuesday approached the United Nations over the prolonged detention of two of its marines in India in connection with the killing of two Kerala fishermen in January 2012. Italy has appealed to the UN to help free marines Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone who are being...
  • India to appeal against Italian court decision on AgustaWestland deal 18-03-2014 02:25 PM

    The government of India will file an appeal against the order of an Italian court which rejected India's request to encash bank guarantees on the AgustaWestland chopper deal. India had deposited over 278 million euros as collateral for the agreement to buy 12 VVIP choppers but cancelled the deal citing...
  • Pope Francis accidentally says 'f**k' in Italian during his Sunday blessing at the Vatican 04-03-2014 11:18 AM

    Pope Francis swore by mistake during his Sunday blessing at the Vatican in Rome. He was addressing a crowd in Italian from a balcony window when let slip the word 'cazzo' that translates to f**k instead of 'caso', meaning chance, The Guardian reported. However, Gawker said 'caso' meant 'example' or...
  • India for resolving marines issue as expeditiously as possible 26-02-2014 06:38 PM

    India on Wednesday admitted that the marines issue has "complicated" its relationship with Italy but said dropping of charges under the stringent anti-piracy SUA law against the two accused was an indication of a "way forward" to resolve the matter. Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh said India was looking to resolve...
  • The Last Word: Has Indian government mishandled the Italian marines' case? 25-02-2014 08:58 PM

    In a major relief for the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the coast of Kerala in February 2012, India has agreed to drop the anti-piracy charges against them. The Centre told the Supreme Court on Monday that the marines will not be tried under the...
  • Italian marines case: Delhi court to hear NIA's plea on March 31 25-02-2014 06:03 PM

    A Delhi court on Tuesday fixed March 31 for hearing arguments on NIA's plea to take "appropriate steps" to secure the custody of two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast in 2012. Additional Sessions Judge Bharat Parashar posted the case for March 31 after NIA's...
  • India's decision on marines 'fruit of Italian firmness': Rome 25-02-2014 11:33 AM

    Hours after India decided not to prosecute two of its marines accused of killing Indian fishermen under the strict anti-piracy SUA law, Italy on Tuesday said the decision was the "fruit of Italian firmness". The decision not to "apply the anti-terrorism law was the fruit of Italian firmness", Italian Premier...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 24-02-2014 10:35 PM

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  • UPA govt 'unduly generous' to Italian marines: RK Singh 24-02-2014 10:21 PM

    Former Union Home Secretary RK Singh on Monday rejected the allegation that he was responsible for complicating the case relating to two Italian marines, accused of killing Indian fishermen off Kerala coast, and charged the UPA government was "unduly generous" to the marines". He said the charges under the tough...
  • News 360: Big blow to Lalu Prasad, alliance with LJP in doldrums 24-02-2014 08:31 PM

    Even as reports of a split in the Rashtriya Janata Dal in Bihar surfaced with 13 of its MLAs quitting the party, six of them denied having ditched Lalu Prasad. On the other hand, Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party has decided to cement alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party....
  • Relief for Italian marines, India not to try them under law with death penalty 24-02-2014 01:46 PM

    New Delhi: In a major relief for the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the coast of Kerala in February 2012, India has agreed to drop the anti-piracy charges against them. The Centre told the Supreme Court on Monday that the marines will not be tried...
  • Italian marines case: SC to hear Centre's response on anti-piracy law 24-02-2014 09:30 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the government's response on whether the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in February 2012 should be tried under a severe anti-piracy law, the SUA, which provides only death penalty as punishment. Italy has strongly objected to the...
  • No question of compromise in Italian Marines case: Antony 23-02-2014 11:46 PM

    Kochi: Defence Minister A K Antony on Sunday said there was no question of any compromise with regard to the case relating to the two Italian marines who had allegedly shot dead two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast in February 2012. "Government policy is that as per Indian rules the...
  • News 360: Lok Sabha passes Telangana Bill by voice votes 18-02-2014 09:12 PM

    After days of protest and an unprecedented decision to black out the live telecast of the proceedings, Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill, 2013 (Telangana Bill) by a voice vote even as several MPs called it the "murder of democracy." ...
  • Italy recalls its India envoy over 'delay' in case against marines 18-02-2014 03:12 PM

    New Delhi: Italy on Tuesday recalled its ambassador from India in protest over delay in the legal proceedings against two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen. Ambassador Daniele Mancini will return to Italy immediately for consultations. The Italy Foreign Ministry said in a statement, condemning "a new and...
  • Under what law are Italian marines to be tried, SC to Centre 18-02-2014 01:58 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the central government to categorically spell out its stand about the law under which to try the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen. The apex court bench headed by Justice BS Chauhan said the government will spell out its stand in...
  • Italian marines issue bilateral: Ban Ki-moon 13-02-2014 05:10 PM

    In a blow to Italy's attempt to internationalise the case of two Italian marines being tried in India for killing two fishermen, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has asked Rome to resolve the issue bilaterally. "It's better for the question to be addressed bilaterally, rather than with the involvement of the...
  • Napoli beat Roma to reach Italian Cup final 13-02-2014 12:44 PM

    Naples, Italy: Napoli humiliated Roma 3-0 on Wednesday to progress 5-3 on aggregate to the Italian Cup final against Fiorentina. Jose Maria Callejon headed in Cristian Maggio's cross to give Napoli the lead shortly after the half hour mark against last year's runners-up. The goal would have seen Napoli progress...
  • Fiorentina into Italian Cup final with Udinese win 12-02-2014 08:58 AM

    Florence: Manuel Pasqual and Juan Cuadrado gave Fiorentina a 2-0 victory over Udinese on Tuesday and a place in the Italian Cup final after a 3-2 win on aggregate. Trailing 2-1 from the first leg, Fiorentina leveled on aggregate in the 14th minute when Joaquin Sanchez Rodriguez headed back a...
  • Need to send 'strong message' to India over marines issue: EU 11-02-2014 04:20 PM

    The EU needs to send a "strong message" to India as the trial of two Italian marines for the killing of two Indian fishermen has "huge implications" for Europe's fight against piracy, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has said. The case of the marines has "huge implications for Italy...
  • Fishermen killing: Italy upset with India's move on marines 11-02-2014 01:59 PM

    New Delhi: Italy has lashed out over India's latest move in the Italian marines case where they have been charged under the anti-piracy laws for killing two Kerala fishermen. The Italian Prime Minister has sent a special envoy, Stefan De Mistura, to attend the court hearings and speak with Indian...
  • Prosecution order on Italian marines modified: A-G tells SC 10-02-2014 11:35 AM

    New Delhi: The stand-off between Indian and Italian authorities over the Italian marines case continues. The Attorney General has informed the Supreme Court that the government has modified its order on prosecuting the Italian marines and that they will no longer face the death penalty. The Italian government has, meanwhile,...