Posts Tagged Italy

High speed train derails near Milan in Italy; two dead

UNTV News   •   February 6, 2020

A high-speed train derailed in the northern Italian province of Lodi in the early hours of Thursday (February 6), killing at least two people and interrupting traffic on the line...

First two coronavirus cases confirmed in Italy

UNTV News   •   January 31, 2020

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday (January 30) that two cases of coronavirus had been confirmed in Italy, the first in the country since the outbreak in Wuhan,...

Venice suffers worst flooding since 1966

Robie de Guzman   •   November 14, 2019

ROME – Around 80% of Venice is underwater in what has been described as “apocalyptic devastation.” Those were the words of President of Veneto Luca Zaia as Italian authorities scrambled...

19 Filipinos injured in Rome road crash

Robie de Guzman   •   October 22, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Nineteen Filipinos were hurt in a road accident involving a public transportation vehicle in Italy, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Tuesday. In a statement,...

Italy to block weapon exports to Turkey

Robie de Guzman   •   October 15, 2019

Italy will ban arms export to Turkey, Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Tuesday (October 15) after Ankara launched a military attack in the Northern part of Syria...

Rome metro offers trash-for-tickets to tackle plastic pollution

Jeck Deocampo   •   October 1, 2019

 You don’t have enough money for a metro ticket in Rome? No worries, just collect a few plastic bottles and you’ll be able to ride for free. Italy’s capital is...

Italian cows finish summer vacation

UNTV News   •   September 18, 2019

It is the end of summer holidays, not only for children but also for cows who have been vacationing in lush green alpine pastures in the mountains of Italy’s northern...

Controlled explosions demolish two pylons of Genoa bridge

Robie de Guzman   •   June 29, 2019

Six seconds of controlled explosions wiped out on Friday (June 28) two pylons of an old bridge in the northern Italian city of Genoa, paving the way for the building...

At least 11 dead in surge of white-water creek in Italy

admin   •   August 21, 2018

  Emergency services continued to search for stranded people at a national park in southern Italy on Monday (August 20, 2018) after at least 11 people were killed when they...

Portuguese ace Ronaldo motivated for new challenge in Italy

admin   •   July 18, 2018

  Portuguese football icon Cristiano Ronaldo is looking forward to starting afresh with Italian giants Juventus following his recent move from Spanish side Real Madrid, with the five-time world player...


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