Saturday, 22 September 2018

Tag Archives: Italy

Dovizioso beats Marquez for third win of season at San Marino MotoGP

MILAN: Italy’s Andrea Dovizioso won the San Marino MotoGP on Sunday for the Ducati rider’s third success of the season, holding off world championship leader Marc Marquez of Honda. The 32-year-old Dovizioso finished 2.822sec ahead of the Spaniard on the Misano track on Italy’s Adriatic coast with Britain’s Cal Crutchlow ...

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Italy seeks to reassure markets over budget

ROME: Italy’s new anti-establishment government sought to reassure financial markets about its upcoming budget on Sunday amid increasing concern Rome could breach EU spending limits as it comes under pressure to fulfil its anti-austerity electoral promises. With Italy’s debt currently standing at a whopping 132 percent of output, financial markets ...

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Italy buries bridge collapse dead as outrage simmers

ROME: Italy will hold a state funeral service Saturday to commemorate dozens of people killed in Genoa’s bridge disaster, as some outraged relatives vowed to shun official ceremonies and rescuers pulled more bodies from the wreckage. The service, which coincides with a national day of mourning, came as firefighters still ...

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At least 39 people killed in Italian bridge collapse

  MILAN: Rescuers scoured the wreckage of Italy’s bridge collapse on Wednesday (Aug 15) as the death toll climbed to 39 and the government blamed the bridge’s private owner, demanding resignations and moving to strip its toll concession. “We’re currently at 39 confirmed deaths and some people missing,” Deputy Prime ...

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Pakistani Teenager flies back to Italy after forced abortion

ROME: A Pakistani teenager studying in Italy has returned after allegedly undergoing a forced abortion at the hands of her family. 19-year-old Farah had been studying in the city of Verona and became pregnant a few months ago, BBC reported. In February, she was taken back to Pakistan by her ...

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Italian-Pakistani woman killed for ‘honour’

GUJRAT/ROME: An Italian-Pakistani woman was allegedly murdered by her father, uncle and brother in Punjab’s Gujrat district in the name of honour, police officials said. Police have arrested three suspects, including the victim’s father and brother identified as Ghulam Mustafa and Adnan, for their alleged involvement in the crime. According ...

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Lufthansa sees Italy coming under pressure over Alitalia

The chief executive of Lufthansa said the German carrier is not interested in Alitalia in its present form and that it needs restructuring. (Reuters) BRUSSELS: Lufthansa expects the European Commission will put pressure on Italy to find a solution for ailing flag carrier Alitalia, the German group’s chief executive said ...

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Italians cast votes in uncertain elections

ROME: Italians began voting on Sunday in one of the country’s most uncertain elections ever, with far-right and populist parties expected to make major gains and Silvio Berlusconi set to play a leading role. Clashes between far-right and anti-fascist activists have marred a gloomy campaign dominated by fears about immigration ...

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Davis Cup tie: Pakistan thrash Korea, Italy win against Japan

LONDON: Pakistan thrashed Republic of Korea 4-0 in the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group-I tie after experienced Pakistani pair of Aisam Qureshi and Aqeel Khan winning the doubles match and Abid Ali Akbar winning the reverse singles here at Pakistan Sports Complex grass courts. The set went into tie break and ...

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Shooting in central Italy targets foreigners from Africa

MILAN: A man has been detained after at least four people were injured by a shooting from a vehicle in the central Italian town of Macerata on Saturday. Police said a suspect was held two hours after the shooting began at about 11 a.m.local time. Local reports said a second ...

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