Latest Prime Ministers of Italy Stories

2008-10-30 21:00:12

Italy warned the Libyan government about the U.S. plan to bomb Tripoli a day before the 1986 attack, a Libyan official said Thursday.

2008-08-25 15:00:42

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's renditions of Neopolitan love songs may be released on CD in time for Christmas, his music partner says.

2008-07-08 09:00:42

ROME _ This is the year of the mafia _ at least at the box office. Two films on organized crime in Italy, each fact-based melodramas, took top prizes at the Cannes Film Festival in May and are drawing packed audiences here. The Italian movie industry was giddy over the double win.

2006-08-21 13:27:18

CASTIGLIONE DELLA PESCAIA, Italy (Reuters) - Italy's Prime Minister Romano Prodi has told United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan that Italy is prepared to lead a U.N. force in southern Lebanon, Prodi said on Monday.

2006-08-21 06:29:59

By Stephen Brown ROME (Reuters) - Italy is ready to lead a U.N. force in southern Lebanon if its European partners commit themselves to the operation, which the Italian opposition warned on Monday could prove to be a "kamikaze" mission.

2006-08-11 07:20:00

Amanda Ait-Jilal, a 27-year-old transsexual convicted for drug dealing, was in her cell wondering how she'd get through another year in jail when the prison guard came round.

2006-07-20 11:44:43

MILAN (Reuters) - A prosecutor has asked Italy's new justice minister to request the extradition of more than 20 CIA agents over the alleged kidnapping of a Muslim cleric in 2003, a judicial source said on Thursday.

2006-07-15 13:44:01

By Robin Pomeroy ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi told President Bush on Saturday that Italy could play a role in easing the Middle East crisis.

2006-07-06 19:20:48

By Roberto Landucci ROME (Reuters) - Italy's former government probably knew about the alleged CIA abduction of a terrorism suspect in 2003, new Foreign Minister Massimo D'Alema said on Thursday, following the arrest of two Italian intelligence officials.

2006-06-28 05:20:54

ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi won a confidence vote in parliament on Wednesday over a package of technical measures, ensuring the survival of his six-week-old government.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.