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New ambassador meets pope in Rome, sporting baju Melayu

Westmoreland Anak Edward Palon also holds discussions on issues of mutual interest with Pope Francis.

Italy’s accord with China sparks new clash among leaders in Rome

Matteo Salvini, who has warned about potential security threats from China, cautioned about the lack of a free market in China.

Full steam ahead for Austria’s night trains

From early evening onwards, the departures board at Vienna's 'Hauptbahnhof' station becomes a roll call of destinations to whet the appetite of any globetrotter.

Fans stabbed in Rome ahead of football match

Some 40 people are involved in the clashes near the Colosseum which is broken up by police in riot gear.

Rising star Zaniolo is Roma and Italy’s big hope

Zaniolo joined Roma as part of the deal last summer that sent Belgian Radja Nainggolan in the other direction.

Protesters march against Italy’s tough new anti-migrant law

The protesters waved flags and donned yellow vests emblazoned with the slogan "Get up! Stand Up! for your right" in a reference to the famous Bob Marley song.

Thousands protest in Rome over Italy’s ‘anti-migrant’ decree

Waving banners with slogans "Black lives matter" and "Welcome for all; Open the borders", leftists joined anti-racism activists to defend migrants and protest a recent decree on asylum rights.

New potential murder victim in Vatican skeleton probe

Italian police have begun interviewing those who have served as custodians of the site down the years, after builders restoring a floor in the janitor's lodge uncovered human remains earlier this week.

Thousands protest over Rome’s decline

The demonstration was arranged before a horrific accident this week in which more than 20 people, mainly Russian football fans, were injured when an escalator in one of the city's main metro stations collapsed.

Last survivor of WWII raid on Rome’s Jewish Ghetto dies

Italy this year has marked 80 years since the promulgation of anti-Jewish laws by Mussolini's fascist regime.

More than 20 injured in Rome escalator collapse

The horrific events took place just over an hour before the kickoff of a Champion's League match between Italy's Roma and Russian club CSKA Moscow.

Pope should not resign, but church abuse tribunal needed

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano said Pope Francis should stand down for allegedly covering up for a former US cardinal who was accused of sexually molesting children and adult seminarians.

VIP at the Vatican via TripAdvisor: Take a tour before the...

The travel reviews aggregator, which can also be used to book travel experiences and excursions, is offering visitors the chance to get very early access to the Vatican Museums before the doors officially open. The tour offers a rare opportunity to visit the Sistine Chapel without the crowds and to see the sun rise over the holy city, a popular sight with tourists from all around the world.

France won’t take any lessons from Rome on immigration, says minister

The standoff comes as European leaders on Sunday failed to find a solution to the migration crisis, which has weakened EU unity, threatens to unravel Germany's coalition government and undermined Europe's Schengen free-travel area.

UiTM should be for Malays only, but…

UiTM can stay with the Malays, provided first and foremost, the academicians prove they will produce a new brand of Malays who are Malaysian first and Malays second.

Copenhagen best, Rome worst for clean, safe roads, study says

Thirteen European cities' roads were ranked based on factors ranging from air quality to the affordability of public transport and the use of car-sharing services.

Bus catches fire, explodes in heart of Rome

The fire was the ninth of its kind in Rome this year.

Vatican’s Sistine Chapel hosts first live online concert

The Vatican's Sistine Chapel, an artistic Renaissance jewel, opened up to the digital age on Sunday with the first live concert streamed over the internet from the famous sacred space.

Award-winning Italian filmmaker Vittorio Taviani dies

Taviani and his brother Paolo form one of Italian cinema's most famous duos, and together they have made more than 15 films.

King of spectacle Balich puts Sistine Chapel on stage

Marco Balich's latest production will highlight the works of Michelangelo.

Investigation opened into Astori death in Italy

A judicial inquiry had been launched following the death of the player, who was found dead in his hotel room in Udine.

Roma end Napoli’s 10-win streak to throw Serie A title race...

Napoli's lead is now just one point after Juventus earlier defeated Lazio courtesy of an injury-time strike from Paulo Dybala.

Rare snow storm disrupts flights, shuts down schools in Rome

Daily life across Rome was severely disrupted by a snow storm of which the like has not been seen in Rome for six years.

Rome bans protests ahead of Erdogan talks with pope

A sit-in protest by 200 people, organised by a Kurdish association in Italy, is scheduled to take place on Monday not far from the Vatican.