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Italy injects environment into curriculum

Italy’s education minister said Tuesday that its public schools would soon require students in every grade to study climate change and sustainability.

Italian farm lobby calls for govt aid in face of US tariffs

Coldiretti President Ettore Prandini urged the Italian government to launch promotional programs for Italian agricultural products in other export markets and offer aid to producers.


Italy's top court rules assisted suicide not always a crime

In certain cases, helping a suffering person with assisted suicide is not criminal, Italy's top court said. The ruling means parliament has been asked to debate the issue, taking into account the court's ruling.

Italy to take in migrants from Ocean Viking rescue ship

The Ocean Viking, a vessel jointly operated by SOS Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders, had rescued a total of 217 people in the Mediterranean, 35 of which were taken to Malta.

In Italy, racist abuse is dismissed (again) as part of the game

The ugly incident involving Romelu Lukaku was not the first episode of racist behaviour in Italian soccer, but the reaction to it highlighted efforts to brush such behavior under the carpet.

Italy's 5-Star Movement wants members to vote on new coalition online

After Matteo Salvini pulled his right-wing party out of Italy's ruling coalition, the 5-Star Movement made a deal to share power with center-left Democratic Party. But 5-Star members will need to endorse the deal online.


Awkward! French couple in hot water for stealing sand

The couple in question were shocked to learn that they had, in fact, committed a crime!

Migrants exit rescue ship in Italy after 19-day standoff

More than 80 people were being evacuated from a migrant rescue ship on Tuesday, capping a drama that saw 15 passengers jump into the sea to escape deteriorating conditions aboard and spurred Spain to dispatch a naval ship

Italy: Populists declare Salvini a 'traitor' as government collapse looms

The anti-establishment, populist M5S closed ranks ahead of an upcoming no-confidence vote in parliament. They stopped short of completely cutting ties with Interior Minister Salvini's far-right League party, however.

Olympic swimmer saves man drowning in lake after racing lifeguards to him

A man appeared to be drowning. Lifeguards climbed down from their observation tower to rush into a rescue boat. But Magnini was already ahead of them.

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Pathankot attack a heinous act of terrorism, deserves wider condemnation: Dipankar Banerjee

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): Security expert Dipankar Banerjee on Friday said the Pathankot attack was a heinous act of terrorism, which any civilised nation that follows human rights will condemn it. The governments of UAE, Germany and Italy have condemned the terrorist attack on the Pathankot Air Force base, in which seven security personnel were killed and 20 others injured.

UAE, Germany and Italy condemn Pathankot attack

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): The governments of UAE, Germany and Italy have condemned the terrorist attack on Indian Air Force base in Pathankot in which seven security personnel were martyred."Terrorism and extremism know no borders and no limits and pose a threat to innocent people everywhere around the world. In order to contain the dangerous threat that terrorism poses to our countries and peoples, international cooperation is indispensable," the Foreign Ministry of UAE said in a statement. Although, the UAE assured India of complete support in its fight against terrorism. "We utterly condemn the terrorist attacks on the Indian air force base in Pathankot and on the Indian Consulate General in Mazar-e-Sharif. The responsible parties must be identified and held accountable," Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson said in a statement. Earlier, Italy, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Japan, South Korea, Maldives, Nepal, Brazil and France also condemned the terrorist attack. Six terrorists were neutralised in the terror attack at the Pathankot air base that began in the wee hours on January 1. Seven security personnel were martyred in the terror attack. The conspiracy behind the terrorist attack in Pathankot was hatched in Markaj, Pakistan, as per high-level official sources.