- Ex-CIA agent convicted in Italy fights to stay in Portugal Updated: Oct-09-15 9:18 am
LISBON, Portugal - A former CIA operative convicted of kidnapping an Egyptian cleric in Milan as part of the U.S. extraordinary renditions program is fighting against being sent to Italy to serve the six-year sentence she received in absentia there, a Portuguese court official said Friday.
- Italian prosecutor: convicted US diplomat held in Portugal Updated: Oct-08-15 11:13 am
MILAN - A former CIA operative convicted of the kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric as part of the extraordinary renditions program has been detained in Portugal and is awaiting a decision on whether she will be turned over to Italy to serve her six-year sentence, a top Italian prosecutor said Thursday.
- Celtics ease to 124-91 win at Olimpia Milano in Global Games Updated: Oct-06-15 6:01 pm
MILAN - The Boston Celtics eased to a 124-91 victory over Olimpia Milano at the Mediolanum Forum on Tuesday, comfortably winning the first of a double-header in Europe as part of the NBA Global Games.
- Be 'Happy': Pharrell Williams to open MTV EMAs in Milan Updated: Oct-06-15 11:11 am
MILAN - Pharrell Williams will be the opening performer at the 2015 MTV European Music Award ceremony this month in Italy's fashion capital of Milan.
- 2016 Giro d'Italia route presented at Milan Expo Updated: Oct-05-15 12:14 pm
MILAN - Giro d'Italia officials have put together a balanced route for next year's race, which they hope will attract some of the best riders in the world.
- Ancelotti looms as Rudi Garcia feels the pressure at Roma Updated: Oct-01-15 5:57 am
ROME - Rudi Garcia is running out of room for missteps at Roma, with Carlo Ancelotti already being named as a possible replacement.
- Bayern Munich, Lewandowski at top of AP Global Football 10 Updated: Sep-29-15 12:35 pm
LONDON - Bayern Munich and Robert Lewandowski took the top spots in The Associated Press Global Football 10 polls on Tuesday.
- Amid Europe's migrant tensions, kindness arises too Updated: Sep-29-15 8:08 am
PARIS - A 24-year-old Danish woman sails refugees across windy straits to safety in Sweden. A Romanian whose ancestors were driven from their homeland opens his house to today's migrants. A girl brings pens and paper to migrant children sleeping at a Milan train station.
- Sophia Loren graces Armani front row at Milan Fashion Week Updated: Sep-28-15 11:36 am
MILAN - Giorgio Armani had the last word at Milan Fashion Week, which wrapped up six days of womenswear previews for next spring and summer on Monday, launching a book that looks back on his life.
- Heidi Klum cajoles boyfriend to buy her plastic snail Updated: Sep-27-15 8:28 am
MILAN - Heidi Klum gently, but persistently cajoled her boyfriend Vito Schnabel buy her a giant plastic snail at the 7th annual Milan amfAR auction, nudging up the price of the sculpture and helping raise a Milan record of $1.6 million for the charity.
- Peter Dundas underlines brand's ease in Cavalli debut Updated: Sep-26-15 3:34 pm
MILAN - The fourth day of Milan Fashion Week belonged to ex-Pucci designer Peter Dundas, who made his celebrated debut as creative director for Roberto Cavalli.
- Dundas restores ease, freedom to Roberto Cavalli brand Updated: Sep-26-15 12:56 pm
MILAN - Ease and freedom were Peter Dundas' guiding principles in designing his debut collection for Roberto Cavalli, which previewed Saturday during Milan Fashion Week.
- Massimo Giorgetti makes Pucci debut Updated: Sep-24-15 6:55 pm
MILAN - Milan designers looked to the sea and the forest for inspiration for warm weather looks being previewed during Milan Fashion Week.
- Church's conference on families spurring Francis' US trip Updated: Sep-22-15 11:32 am
PHILADELPHIA - Pope Francis' six-day, three-city tour of the U.S. this week evolved from a pledge he made last fall to attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. Stops in Washington and New York were added after Francis put the triennial, Vatican-sponsored conference on his agenda. Here are answers to key questions about the event opening Tuesday that's spurring Francis' first-ever visit to America and the City of Brotherly Love:
- Ferguson reveals pursuit of Guardiola as United successor Updated: Sep-21-15 9:48 pm
LONDON - Alex Ferguson lined up Pep Guardiola as his potential successor at Manchester United but the Spanish coach didn't call him before taking the Bayern Munich job.
- Ex-Nevada coach Ault to head team in Italian Football League Updated: Sep-18-15 5:21 pm
RENO, Nevada - Former Nevada football coach Chris Ault is ready for a new challenge at age 68.