• Abdus Sobhan Sikder

    Abdus Sobhan next envoy to Italy

    The government has decided to appoint Abdus Sobhan Sikder as the next ambassador of Bangladesh to Italy, the foreign ministry said today.

  • Conte fine-tunes squad

    Italy coach Antonio Conte cut several Euro 2016 hopefuls from a preliminary squad on Monday as he unveiled a 30-man squad for the Azzurri's second pre-competition training camp.

  • Totti staying at Roma

    Iconic Roma captain Francesco Totti will stay at the capital outfit for a 24th season, the club's general manager Mauro Baldissoni says in a television interview on Friday.

  • Ranieri to get one of Italy’s highest honours?

    In the wake of Leicester City’s fairytale run to the English Premier League title, manager Claudio Ranieri is reportedly set to be named Grand Officer of the Italian Order of Merit, one of Italy’s highest honours.

  • Chances slim for Pirlo

    Italy veteran Andrea Pirlo is among the absentees as coach Antonio Conte names a provisional 28-man squad on Monday for a pre-Euro 2016 training camp with several stars absent with Cup finals to play.

  • Novak staves off Rafa threat

    World number one Novak Djokovic fends off a resurgent Rafael Nadal 7-5 7-6 (4) in a pulsating battle on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Italian Open.

  • Germany set Italy date

    Germany will play Italy in a friendly in their final game of 2016, the World Cup holders announced on Friday.

  • Verratti blow for Italy

    Italian midfielder Marco Verratti was Friday ruled out of Euro 2016 after his Paris Saint-Germain club revealed he will undergo groin surgery on May 16.

  • 84 migrants still missing after boat sinks off Libya: IOM

    Eighty-four migrants are still missing after an inflatable craft sank off the coast of Libya, according to survivors cited by the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

  • Vespa

    Happy 70th birthday to Vespa

    Classic and symbol of the "dolce vita", the Vespa turns 70 this weekend and Italy's most celebrated scooter is buzzing along nicely after tripling sales in the last decade.

  • Elton John 'vile' for use of surrogate mothers: Italian MP

    A senior Italian politician describes Sir Elton John as “vile” due to the British singer’s use of surrogate mothers to carry his children.

  • Actor 'deteriorating' after stage stunt

    The condition of Italian actor Raphael Schumacher left in a coma after a hanging scene in a live theatrical production went wrong is deteriorating, it is reported.

  • 10 expats get CIP status for remittance

    The government gives recognition to ten people as Commercially Important Person (CIP) for their contribution in the country’s economy through sending their remittances in 2014.

  • Five on trial over Vatican leaks

    Five people are set to go on trial in the Vatican accused of leaking and publishing secret documents revealing mismanagement in the Holy See.

  • Case filed over attack on Italian doctor

    A case is filed in connection with the attack on an Italian volunteer physician that took place yesterday in Dinajpur town.

  • Italian doctor shot in Dinajpur

    An Italian doctor is injured in an gun attack by unknown miscreants in Dinajpur town. He receives injuries in his head but is out of danger.

  • Tavella killing: Matin on 5-day remand

    A Dhaka court places MA Matin on a five-day remand in connection with the killing of the Italian national Cesare Tavella.

  • Japanese killing: 2 accused denied bail

    A Rangpur court rejects bail petitions of two accused in Japanese citizen Kunio Hoshi murder case.

  • Foreign missions’ red alerts excesses: Muhith

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith describes the alerts issued by different diplomatic missions in Dhaka after the murder of the two foreign nationals as excesses.

  • Terror threat in Bangladesh 'real, credible'

    Amid concerns following the killing of an Italian aid worker and a Japanese citizen, the US Embassy in Dhaka yesterday updated its

  • Tavella’s body handed over

    Body of Italian citizen Cesare Tavella, who was killed in Dhaka’s Gulshan diplomatic zone, has been handed over to the country’s local mission.

  • Tavella’s body may be sent to Italy tomorrow

    The body of Italian citizen Cesare Tavella, who was shot dead in Dhaka’s Gulshan diplomatic zone, might to be sent back to his country tomorrow.

  • UN approves action on human smugglers

    Greece was hit by a huge new surge in migrants as the United Nations approved a European seize-and-destroy military operation against people smugglers in the Mediterranean.

  • DMP forms team to assist Tavella murder probe

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police forms an 11-memebr police team to assist the investigation officer of Italian national killing case.

  • EU holds emergency summit through migrant deal

    European Union leaders will gather for an emergency summit on the migration crisis, a day after ministers forced through a controversial deal to relocate 120,000 refugees in a major blow to unity within the bloc.

  • Pre-Roman era tomb discovered at Pompeii (video)

    Archaeologists have discovered a Pre-Roman era tomb in perfect condition at Pompeii, at the site buried in a 79AD volcanic eruption.

  • Over 4,500 migrants rescued off Libya in one day

    Twenty-one rescue operations pick up more than 4,500 people off the Libyan coast, according to the Italian coastguard, as calm seas sparked a flurry of attempts at the perilous Mediterranean boat crossing.

  • Libya boat sink: 25 survivors return home

    Twenty-five Bangladeshis, who survived after two boats capsized off Libyan coast on August 24, return home.

  • Chance to shine for Manchester City

    Manchester City open their Champions League campaign against last season's beaten finalists Juventus on Tuesday.

  • Libya boat capsize: 27 Bangladeshis may return on Sep 17

    A total of 27 Bangladeshis, who survived after two boats capsized off Libyan coast on August 24, may return home on September 17.