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 2021-09-21 09:49 

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Italy's GDP to rise 5.9% in 2021, 4.1% next year - OECD...

The OECD said in a report on Tuesday that it expects Italy's GDP to rise by 5.9% this year and by4.1% in 2022. The growth forecast for 2021 was 1.4 percentage points higher than the one the OECDreleased in May, but the 2022 figure was 0.3 of a point l...

 2021-09-21 09:26 

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Criminals won't get hands on EU Recovery Fund cash - Draghi...

Premier Mario Draghi on Tuesday pledged that criminal gangs will not get their hands on cash fromItaly's post-COVID National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP), the lion's share of which is beingfinanced by close to 200 billion euros of EU grants...

 2021-09-20 16:48 

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Climate crisis: Time to dump coal says Draghi...

Italian Premier Mario Draghi said Monday that the world must move from setting goals to takingconcrete action to tackle the climate crisis, adding that dumping coal should be part of that. ANSA...

 2021-09-20 16:16 

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Domestic accused of dropping boy from balcony...

A Naples judge on Monday confirmed the detention of Mariano Cannio, a 38-year-old domestic accusedof killing a four-year-old boy by deliberately dropping him from the balcony of a third-floorapartment in the southern city last Friday. ANSA...

 2021-09-20 15:52 

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COVID-19: Italy registers 2,407 new cases, 44 deaths...

122,441 tests done in 24 hours, positivity rate 1.9%. ANSA...

 2021-09-20 12:45 

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COVID-19: Vatican to require Green Pass from October 1...

(see related story on Green Pass) It will be necessary to have the Green Pass vaccine passport inorder to enter the Vatican from October 1, the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State said onMonday. ANSA...

 2021-09-20 12:11 

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Expo 2020 Dubai: Andrea Bocelli to star at opening ceremony...

Italy is set to play an important role at the opening ceremony of Expo 2020 Dubai on September 30,with Andrea Bocelli starring in the show. The Italian tenor is among a number of top internationalmusicians set to perform. ANSA...

 2021-09-20 09:58 

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Expo 2020 Dubai: Italy pavilion to get over 5 mn visitors...

The Italy Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai is forecast to attract over 28,000 people a day for a total ofmore than five million visitors over the six-month period of the event, thanks in part to itsstrategic position, organizers have said. ANSA...

 2021-09-20 09:25 

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COVID-19: vaccination bookings soar after Green Pass made obligatory for workers...

Figliuolo reports increase of 20-40% ANSA...

 2021-09-20 09:02 

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Kids 'as young as 10' involved in drug dealing in Catania...

Criminal gangs used children as young as 10 to deal drugs in Catania, according to an investigationthat led to a Carabinieri police operation to arrest 20 people in the Sicilian city on Monday,sources said. ANSA...

 2021-09-20 08:38 

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Soccer: Roma suffer first defeat under Mourinho...

AS Roma suffered their first loss under Jose Mourinho on Sunday when a 3-2 defeat at Hellas Veronaended their perfect start to the Serie A season. ANSA...

 2021-09-20 08:11 

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Volleyball: Italy's men lift European title...

Italy are double European volleyball champions after the men's national team beat Slovenia 3-2 in atie-break in Sunday's final in Katowice, emulating the feat the women's team achieved earlier thismonth. ANSA...

 2021-09-20 07:59 

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Cycling: Ganna retains time-trial world title...

Italy's Filippo Ganna retained his time-trial title at the road-cycling world championships inBruges on Sunday, beating Belgium's Vout van Aert by five seconds to repeat the feat he achieved inImola last year. ANSA...

 2021-09-20 07:45 

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COVID-19: Italy starts giving 3rd jabs to vulnerable...

Italy on Monday started to give third doses of COVID-19 vaccines to people who are consideredclinically vulnerable, such as the immunosuppressed and people who have had transplants. As a resultaround three million are set to get a third jab. ANSA...

 2021-09-17 15:47 

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GICO to provide kitchen for Italy pavilion at Expo 2020...

GICO, a company specialised in top-end professional kitchens, has announced that it will provide thekitchen for the Italy Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. ANSA...

 2021-09-17 14:46 

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Paris climate pledges not being kept says Draghi...

Italian Premier Mario Draghi said Friday that the climate pledges the international community madeto cut emissions under the Paris agreement were not being respected and called for bold action toavert a catastrophic rise in global temperatures. ANSA...

 2021-09-17 14:16 

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Italian consul meets Eitan in Israel, says child is well...

The Italian consul in Tel Aviv had meeting on Friday with Eitan Biran, the six-year-old Israeli boywho was the sole survivor of the Mottarone mountain cable-car disaster in Piedmont in May and wastaken to Israel by his maternal grandfather last weekend, ....

 2021-09-17 13:54 

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COVID-19: Some 3.4 million over-50s not vaccinated...

(see related story on COVID-19). Around 12.3% of the Italian population aged 50 and over, 3,424,070people, are still not vaccinated for COVID-19, a report by the office of Emergency CommissionerFrancesco Figliuolo said on Friday. ANSA...

 2021-09-17 13:34 

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Soccer: Juventus posts loss of 209.9 mn euros...

Juventus said Friday that it made a loss of 209.9 million euros in the 2020/2021 financial year, upfrom 89.7 million last year. It blamed the COVID-19 pandemic for the poor results....

 2021-09-17 13:18 

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Top court dismisses challenge to Green Pass...

(see related story on the Green Pass) Italy's top administrative court, the Council of State, onFriday dismissed a challenge presented by four unvaccinated individuals against the government'sGreen Pass COVID-19 vaccine passport. ANSA...

 2021-09-17 12:38 

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G20 on Afghanistan will happen says Di Maio...

US withdrawal shows need for 'real' EU defence capability. ANSA...

 2021-09-17 11:41 

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COVID-19: Rt number and incidence fall further - ISS...

Italy's COVID-19 Rt transmission number and its case incidence have fallen again, according to adraft of the weekly coronavirus monitoring report of the health ministry and the Higher HealthInstitute (ISS). ANSA...

 2021-09-17 11:00 

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Universit Cattolica at Expo 2020 Dubai with 3 initiatives...

The Universit Cattolica del Sacro Cuore is set to have a significant role at Expo 2020 Dubai, whichkicks off on October 1, presenting three initiatives at the Italian pavilion. ANSA...

 2021-09-17 10:03 

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Italy's workers will need Green Pass from October 15...

Italy's workers, both in the private and public sectors, will need to have the Green Pass fromOctober 15 after the government decided on Thursday to extend the scope of the vaccine passport toall workplaces. ANSA...

 2021-09-17 09:36 

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Berlusconi refuses psychiatric assessment, trial to resume...

A trial in which ex-premier Silvio Berlusconi is one of the defendants is set to resume after themedia billionaire refused to undergo a psychiatric evaluation, saying this would...

 2021-09-16 16:36 

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Draghi govt OKs Green Pass obligation for workers...

Premier Mario Draghi's cabinet on Thursday voted unanimously to make the Green Pass COVID-19 vaccinepassport obligatory for all workplaces, sources said. ANSA...

 2021-09-16 16:07 

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COVID-19: Italy registers 5,117 new cases, 67 deaths...

Positivity rate stable at 1.6%. ANSA...

 2021-09-16 15:25 

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COVID-19: Italy doing better than USA says Fauci...

An example to the world says American immunologist ANSA...

 2021-09-16 14:14 

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Expo 2020 Dubai formidable opportunity for Italy - Di Maio...

Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio has said Expo 2020 Dubai is a...

 2021-09-16 13:51 

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Rail network FS to parade Italian excellence at Expo 2020...

Italian rail network Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane (FS) will present its model of sustainabletransport to support a country's economy and tourism sector at Expo 2020 Dubai. ANSA...

 2021-09-16 12:31 

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Four probed for spreading Nazi content on social media...

Turin investigators said Thursday that they have put four people under investigation for allegedlyspreading racist, anti-Semitic and Neo-Nazi content on social media and via messaging chats. ANSA...

 2021-09-16 11:28 

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Almost all COVID hospital cases are unvaccinated -Gimbe...

The Gimbe medical foundation said in its regular monitoring report on the coronavirus on Thursdaythat the COVID-19 cases in Italy's hospitals at the moment regard...

 2021-09-16 10:53 

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Decision day for extension of scope of Green Pass...

On Thursday Premier Mario Draghi's cabinet looks set to approve a decree further extending the scopeof the Green Pass by making the COVID-19 vaccine passport obligatory for public and private sectorworkers from the middle of October,. ANSA...

 2021-09-16 10:22 

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Soccer: Inter's Inzaghi upbeat despite Real defeat...

Inter Milan coach Simone Inzaghi remained positive after his side lost their opening ChampionsLeague group game against Real Madrid on Wednesday. ANSA...

 2021-09-16 10:07 

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Govt at work to avert energy-price hikes...

Cingolani has said electricity bills could go up by 40% ANSA...

 2021-09-15 16:06 

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Liguria ready for Genoa Boat Show with eye on Expo 2020...

The Italian region of Liguria is preparing for the 2021 Genoa Boat Show, which runs from September16 to 21, with one eye on the upcoming Expo 2020 in Dubai. ANSA...

 2021-09-15 15:41 

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COVID-19: Italy records 4,830 new cases, 73 deaths...

Italy has registered 4,830 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24-hour period and 73 coronavirussufferers died here in that time, the health ministry said on Wednesday. That is up from 4,021 newcases and 72 deaths on Tuesday. ANSA...

 2021-09-15 14:49 

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Draghi only Italian in 2021 Time 100...

Premier Mario Draghi was the only Italian to feature in Time's 2021 list of the world's mostinfluential people, which was released on Wednesday. It is the third time that Draghi, the formerpresident of the European Central Bank, has made the list....

 2021-09-15 14:26 

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Time to complete economic and fiscal union - Mattarella...

Italian President Sergio Mattarella said Wednesday that...

 2021-09-15 13:56 

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Govt to extend scope of Green Pass from mid October...

Premier Mario Draghi's cabinet is set to approve a decree on Thursday further extending the scope ofthe Green Pass by making the COVID-19 vaccine passport obligatory for public and private sectorworkers from the middle of October, sources said Wednesd...

 2021-09-15 13:36 

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Soccer: Mazzarri takes over at Cagliari...

Serie A strugglers sacked Semplici after poor start ANSA...

 2021-09-15 12:59 

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Federmeccanica sounds alarm about shortage of raw materials...

Short supplies could halt 21% of Italy's metalworking firms says report. ANSA...

 2021-09-15 11:52 

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Inflation up to 2% in August, highest level since 2013...

High energy prices fuelled the rise says ISTAT ANSA...

 2021-09-15 11:21 

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Italy's public debt hit record of 2,725 bn euros in July...

Italy's public debt hit a new record high of 2,725.9 billion euros in July, the Bank of Italy saidon Wednesday. The central bank said this was an increase of 29.7 billion euros with respect to thelevel of the national debt in June. (ANSA). ANSA...

 2021-09-15 10:46 

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Soccer: Juve find form in UCL after poor start in Serie A...

Juventus got back to form in their Champions League opener on Tuesday, thumping Malmo 3-0 away,after the Turin giants picked up just one point from their first three Serie A games. ANSA...

 2021-09-15 10:20 

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Govt looks set to extend scope of Green Pass...

Premier Mario Draghi's cabinet looks set to further extend the scope of the Green Pass by making theCOVID-19 vaccine obligatory for all public sector workers this week and then probably for at leastsome parts of the private sector too further down the...

 2021-09-14 16:30 

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We must stand up to those who exploit religion - Draghi...

Premier Mario Draghi told the G20 Interfaith Forum in Bologna on Tuesday that it is necessary tostand up to those who seek to exploit religion....

 2021-09-14 15:07 

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Italy's COVID-19 death toll passes 130,000...

The health ministry said Tuesday that Italy has registered 4,021 new COVID-19 cases in the last24-hour period and 72 coronavirus sufferers died here in that time. As a result, Italy's COVID-19death toll passed the 130,000 mark, climbing to 130,027. AN...

 2021-09-14 13:27 

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Soccer: Milan's Ibrahimovic to miss Liverpool clash...

AC Milan coach Stefano Pioli said Tuesday that forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has not been called up forWednesday's Champions League opener against Liverpool at Anfield because of an inflamed Achillestendon. ANSA...

 2021-09-14 13:06 

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Verona sack Di Francesco, Cagliari to fire Semplici...

Hellas Verona said Tuesday that they have sacked coach Eusebio Di Francesco after they lost theirfirst three games of the campaign, including Monday's 1-0 defeat at Bologna, making him the firstcoach in Serie A to be dismissed this season. ANSA...

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