ROME/CAIRO Italy demanded on Monday that Egypt catch and punish those responsible for the death of a student found tortured by a roadside in Cairo, and the Egyptian government dismissed suggestions its security services could have been involved.
CAIRO Dozens of people gathered at the Italian embassy in Cairo on Saturday to mourn the Italian student Giulio Regeni, whose body was found half naked at a roadside with what a senior Egyptian prosecutor has said were cigarette burns and other signs of torture.
ROME An Italian student found dead by a roadside in Cairo with cigarette burns and other signs of torture on his body had written articles critical of the Egyptian government, according to the Italian newspaper that published them.
CAIRO The body of an Italian student who went missing in Cairo was found half naked by the roadside with cigarette burns and other signs of torture, a senior Egyptian prosecutor said on Thursday.
MILAN Milan prosecutors are looking into Hitachi's agreement to buy a 40 percent stake in Ansaldo STS from Italian defence group Finmeccanica at 9.5 euros per share, two people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
ROME Italy will send a team specialised in treating war wounded to Iraq as it prepares to send troops to guard Mosul dam maintenance workers, Defence Minister Roberta Pinotti said on Thursday.
LONDON Mobile phone company Vodafone delivered its sixth consecutive quarter of underlying revenue growth on Thursday, as Germany and Italy led an improvement in Europe, its biggest regional business.
CAIRO An Italian student from Britain's Cambridge University who went missing last week in Cairo is likely dead, the Italian foreign ministry said on Wednesday.
ROME Italian police have seized 85,000 tonnes of green olives treated with copper sulphate to brighten their colour, and thousands of tonnes of foreign olive oil being passed off as "Made in Italy".
ROME European budget airline Ryanair said on Tuesday it will cut routes and jobs in Italy later this year as a result of a 40 percent increase in passenger departure taxes.
BEIRUT/ONCUPINAR, Turkey The Syrian army advanced towards the Turkish border on Monday in a major offensive backed by Russia and Iran that rebels say now threatens the future of their nearly five-year-old insurrection against President Bashar al-Assad. | Video