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Italy

Nearly 800 migrants rescued from boats in distress in Mediterranean Sea in less than 48 hours, Italian and Libyan officials say - @Reuters

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Italy

Italian police put 12 pediatricians under house arrest for allegedly accepting extravagant gifts from makers of baby milk formula to promote it in place of breastfeeding - @Reuters

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Italy

Police in Parma, Italy, clash with protesters from leftist grassroots movements ahead of a visit by Premier Matteo Renzi - Redazione ANSA

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landslides

4 people now confirmed dead in landslides in southern Switzerland, northern Italy following heavy rains - @BBCNews

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soccer

Photo: Worker attempts to put out flare thrown onto the field during Euro 2016 qualifying match between Croatia, Italy - @Gentleman_Ultra

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soccer

Play suspended in Italy's Euro 2016 qualifier with Croatia in Milan, Italy; TV pictures show flares and fireworks have been set off by rioting fans - @ESPNFC

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Genoa, Liguria, IT

1 missing as heavy rains drench north-central Italy - @AP

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Libya regional tensions

Italy's foreign minister says 54-year-old hostage Marco Vallisa has been freed after 4-month captivity in Libya - @ansa_english

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Libya regional tensions

US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Malta, Spain and UK issue joint statement expressing concern over 'political polarization' in Libya - @USAEmbassyLibya

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Eurozone financial crisis

Troubled Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena approves plan to sell new shares to raise as much as $3.1 billion - @dealbook

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Large Hadron Collider

CERN organization responsible for Large Hadron Collider selects Italian physicist Dr Fabiola Gianotti as next director - @CERN

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

Corpse found in the wreck of the Costa Concordia is thought to be that of the last person unaccounted for almost 3 years after the luxury liner sank, Italy's coast guard says - @Reuters

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Currently 42 US soldiers in quarantine at a complex in Vicenza, Italy - @NBCNews

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Ebola outbreak 2014

White House's Josh Earnest: Department of Defense's policy on isolating returning personnel in Italy 'has not been settled yet' - @eilperin

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Ebola outbreak 2014

More: Pentagon says dozens more troops will be isolated in Italy in coming days as they rotate out of West Africa - @Reuters

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Pentagon: US military isolates troops returning from West Africa at Italy base 'out of an abundance of caution'; none of dozen being monitored have shown symptoms of exposure to Ebola - @Reuters

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fashion

Italy's top court clears fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana in tax evasion case - @Reuters

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Italy

Italy's financial police say 2 Rome businessmen led a fraud ring that they believe defrauded the state out of $2.2 billion in taxes - @AFP

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same-sex marriage

Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino registers 16 marriages carried out abroad between same-sex couples, in defiance of Italian law - @AFP

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earnings

Britain's BSkyB, in the process of buying pay-TV companies in Germany and Italy, posts slightly better than expected Q1 profits - @Reuters

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