- Italian Parliament backs Rome's bid for 2024 Olympics Updated: Feb-02-16 4:12 pm
ROME - The Italian Parliament voted on Tuesday to back Rome's bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games
- Italy minister says Iran statue cover-up 'incomprehensible' Updated: Jan-27-16 11:15 am
ROME - Italy's culture minister has criticized as "incomprehensible" the decision to cover up naked statues at a Rome museum where Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was visiting, adding a new twist to the controversy that has dominated Rouhani's deal-making visit to Italy.
- Iranian president Rouhani begins 4-day European visit Updated: Jan-25-16 4:56 pm
ROME - Italy's premier said Monday that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, kicking off the first state visit to Europe by an Iranian president in nearly two decades, "can play a fundamental role in the stability" of the Middle East.
- Renzi confident time is right for Rome to host Olympics Updated: Jan-21-16 12:41 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Italian Premier Matteo Renzi believes Rome's time has finally come to host the Olympics again.