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Channel NewsAsia
Founding members say European Union is in bad shapeROME: The European Union faces 'critical times' and all its members should set
Founding members say European Union is in bad shape
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
ROME: The European Union faces 'critical times' and all its members should set aside selfish interests to tackle problems such as immigration and terrorism, the bloc's six founding nations said on Tuesday. The foreign ministers of Germany, France,... Read more
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The Star
Founding members say European Union is in bad shapeROME (Reuters) - The European Union faces 'critical times' and all its members
Founding members say European Union is in bad shape
The Star / Posted yesterday
ROME (Reuters) - The European Union faces 'critical times' and all its members should set aside selfish interests to tackle problems such as immigration and terrorism, the bloc's six founding nations said on Tuesday. The foreign ministers of... Read more
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Swissinfo
Founding members say European Union is in bad shapeROME (Reuters) - The European Union faces 'critical times' and all its members
Founding members say European Union is in bad shape
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
ROME (Reuters) - The European Union faces 'critical times' and all its members should set aside selfish interests to tackle problems such as immigration and terrorism, the bloc's six founding nations said on Tuesday. The foreign ministers of... Read more
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Swissinfo
Italian student killed in Egypt criticised Cairo government in articlesBy Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) - An Italian student found dead by a roadside
Italian student killed in Egypt criticised Cairo government in articles
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
By Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) - An Italian student found dead by a roadside in Cairo with cigarette burns and other signs of torture on his body had written articles critical of the Egyptian government, according to the Italian newspaper that... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Italian student killed in Egypt criticised Cairo government in articlesROME: An Italian student found dead by a roadside in Cairo with cigarette burns
Italian student killed in Egypt criticised Cairo government in articles
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
ROME: An Italian student found dead by a roadside in Cairo with cigarette burns and other signs of torture on his body had written articles critical of the Egyptian government, according to the Italian newspaper that published them. Il Manifesto, a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Italy to send 130 military personnel to Iraq to recover woundedROME: Italy will send a team specialised in treating war wounded to Iraq as it
Italy to send 130 military personnel to Iraq to recover wounded
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
ROME: Italy will send a team specialised in treating war wounded to Iraq as it prepares to send troops to guard Mosul dam maintenance workers, Defence Minister Roberta Pinotti said on Thursday. In the wake of the deadly Islamic State attacks in... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Sweden Considers Medical Tests To Vet Age Of Young RefugeesSWEDEN SHOCKED BY ASSAULTS The issue of refugee minors is especially sensitive
Sweden Considers Medical Tests To Vet Age Of Young Refugees
The Huffington Post / Posted 6 days ago
SWEDEN SHOCKED BY ASSAULTS The issue of refugee minors is especially sensitive in Sweden. Reports of assaults in overcrowded minors' centers - including a 22-year-old female Swedish employee of one center who was stabbed to death last week - have... Read more
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Swissinfo
Trying to stem refugee influx, Sweden asks: When is a child not a child?By Alistair Scrutton and Sven Nordenstam STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Under huge stra
Trying to stem refugee influx, Sweden asks: When is a child not a child?
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
By Alistair Scrutton and Sven Nordenstam STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Under huge strain from an influx of unaccompanied children seeking asylum, the Swedish government faces political pressure to undertake medical tests like X-rays to vet the age of young... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Trying to stem refugee influx, Sweden asks: When is a child not a child?STOCKHOLM: Under huge strain from an influx of unaccompanied children seeking a
Trying to stem refugee influx, Sweden asks: When is a child not a child?
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
STOCKHOLM: Under huge strain from an influx of unaccompanied children seeking asylum, the Swedish government faces political pressure to undertake medical tests like X-rays to vet the age of young refugees despite opposition from doctors and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Italy to measure costs of tattoos, men's shorts for price indexROME: Italy will include the cost of tattoos and men's shorts in its monthly re
Italy to measure costs of tattoos, men's shorts for price index
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
ROME: Italy will include the cost of tattoos and men's shorts in its monthly report on consumer prices, while fees for overnight berths on trains will be dropped, the national statistics office said on Wednesday. The country's national statistics... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Italy nabs two fugitive mafia bosses in bunker full of gunsROME: Italian police arrested two fugitive mobsters on Friday in a bunker built
Italy nabs two fugitive mafia bosses in bunker full of guns
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
ROME: Italian police arrested two fugitive mobsters on Friday in a bunker built on a steep slope and surrounded by dense brush where they were hiding out to avoid prosecution for mafia association, extortion and murder. Flak-jacketed agents fought... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Italy says West prepared to take on Islamic State in LibyaROME: Western powers are prepared to fight Islamic State in Libya even if the N
Italy says West prepared to take on Islamic State in Libya
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
ROME: Western powers are prepared to fight Islamic State in Libya even if the North African country fails to agree on a unified government soon, Italy's defence minister said on Thursday. Libya's internationally recognised parliament rejected the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Italy navy recovers six bodies, rescues 290 from migrant boatsROME (Reuters) - Italy's navy rescued 290 migrants and recovered six bodies fro
Italy navy recovers six bodies, rescues 290 from migrant boats
Swissinfo / Posted 13 days ago
ROME (Reuters) - Italy's navy rescued 290 migrants and recovered six bodies from the water near a half-sunken rubber boat on Thursday, the first sea deaths recorded on the North Africa to Italy route this year, a spokesman said. The navy rescued 109... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Italy navy recovers six bodies, rescues 209 from migrant boatsROME: Italy's navy rescued 290 migrants and recovered six bodies from the water
Italy navy recovers six bodies, rescues 209 from migrant boats
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
ROME: Italy's navy rescued 290 migrants and recovered six bodies from the water near a half-sunken rubber boat on Thursday, the first sea deaths recorded on the North Africa to Italy route this year, a spokesman said. The navy rescued 109 migrants... Read more
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Swissinfo
Italy navy recovers six bodies, rescues 209 from migrant boatsROME (Reuters) - Italy's navy rescued 290 migrants and recovered six bodies fro
Italy navy recovers six bodies, rescues 209 from migrant boats
Swissinfo / Posted 13 days ago
ROME (Reuters) - Italy's navy rescued 290 migrants and recovered six bodies from the water near a half-sunken rubber boat on Thursday, the first sea deaths recorded on the North Africa to Italy route this year, a spokesman said. The navy rescued 109... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
In Italian mafia stronghold, women football players take a standLOCRI, Italy: This seaside town in Italy's deep south has long been a hotbed fo
In Italian mafia stronghold, women football players take a stand
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
LOCRI, Italy: This seaside town in Italy's deep south has long been a hotbed for the Calabrian mafia, which uses threats and violence to extort virtually every businessman, from the pizzerias to the fishmongers. But the 12 young women of the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Italy Senate rejects second of two no-confidence motions against RenziROME: Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Wednesday defeated the second of t
Italy Senate rejects second of two no-confidence motions against Renzi
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
ROME: Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Wednesday defeated the second of two no-confidence motions brought by the opposition in parliament which accused the government of having a conflict of interest during the rescue of four small banks last... Read more
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Swissinfo
Boosting Middle East economy is way to beat extremism - Iranian presidentBy Steve Scherer and Antonella Cinelli ROME (Reuters) - Generating economic gr
Boosting Middle East economy is way to beat extremism - Iranian president
Swissinfo / Posted 15 days ago
By Steve Scherer and Antonella Cinelli ROME (Reuters) - Generating economic growth in the Middle East is crucial to defeating extremism, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, putting forward his country as a regional trade hub and pillar... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Boosting Middle East economy is way to beat extremism -Iran presidentROME: Generating economic growth in the Middle East is crucial to defeating ext
Boosting Middle East economy is way to beat extremism -Iran president
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
ROME: Generating economic growth in the Middle East is crucial to defeating extremism, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, putting forward his country as a regional trade hub and pillar of stability. Rouhani is on a four-day trip to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Boosting economy is way to beat extremism - Iran presidentROME: Iran wants to become a major exporting nation following the lifting of in
Boosting economy is way to beat extremism - Iran president
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
ROME: Iran wants to become a major exporting nation following the lifting of international sanctions, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, adding that economic growth was crucial to defeating extremism in the Middle East. Rouhani is on... Read more
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Swissinfo
Boosting economy is way to beat extremism - Iran presidentROME (Reuters) - Iran wants to become a major exporting nation following the li
Boosting economy is way to beat extremism - Iran president
Swissinfo / Posted 15 days ago
ROME (Reuters) - Iran wants to become a major exporting nation following the lifting of international sanctions, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, adding that economic growth was crucial to defeating extremism in the Middle... Read more
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Swissinfo
Mega-deals await as Iranian president starts European trip in RomeBy Crispian Balmer and John Irish ROME/PARIS (Reuters) - Iranian President Has
Mega-deals await as Iranian president starts European trip in Rome
Swissinfo / Posted 16 days ago
By Crispian Balmer and John Irish ROME/PARIS (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani flew to Italy on Monday at the start of his first official visit to Europe, looking to sign multi-billion dollar contracts to help to modernise Iran's economy... Read more
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Swissinfo
Iranian president flies to Europe, mega business deals readiedBy Crispian Balmer and John Irish ROME/PARIS (Reuters) - Iranian President Has
Iranian president flies to Europe, mega business deals readied
Swissinfo / Posted 16 days ago
By Crispian Balmer and John Irish ROME/PARIS (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani flew to Italy on Monday at the start of his first official visit to Europe, looking to sign multi-billion dollar contracts to help to modernise Iran's economy... Read more
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Swissinfo
Burkina Faso and Mali to coordinate forces after deadly attacksBy Matthew Mpoke Bigg and Nadoun Coulibaly OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Fas
Burkina Faso and Mali to coordinate forces after deadly attacks
Swissinfo / Posted 24 days ago
By Matthew Mpoke Bigg and Nadoun Coulibaly OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso and Mali have agreed to work together to counter the growing threat of Islamic militants in West Africa by sharing intelligence and conducting joint security patrols... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Burkina Faso and Mali to coordinate forces after deadly attacksOUAGADOUGOU: Burkina Faso and Mali have agreed to work together to counter the
Burkina Faso and Mali to coordinate forces after deadly attacks
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
OUAGADOUGOU: Burkina Faso and Mali have agreed to work together to counter the growing threat of Islamic militants in West Africa by sharing intelligence and conducting joint security patrols following two deadly and well-coordinated attacks in the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Italian watchdog says antitrust law violated in soccer rights saleROME: Investigators at Italy's antitrust authority said Sky Italia and Mediaset
Italian watchdog says antitrust law violated in soccer rights sale
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
ROME: Investigators at Italy's antitrust authority said Sky Italia and Mediaset violated competition laws by divvying up Serie A soccer rights and excluding new entrants, according to a Sunday newspaper report that was confirmed by a source. The... Read more
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Swissinfo
Five people killed by suspected gas blast in Italian townROME (Reuters) - An explosion probably caused by a gas leak killed five people
Five people killed by suspected gas blast in Italian town
Swissinfo / Posted 25 days ago
ROME (Reuters) - An explosion probably caused by a gas leak killed five people in a town in northwestern Italy early on Saturday, flattening a two-storey building and damaging several others, firefighters said. Five bodies were recovered from the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Five people killed by suspected gas blast in Italian townROME: An explosion probably caused by a gas leak killed five people in a town i
Five people killed by suspected gas blast in Italian town
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
ROME: An explosion probably caused by a gas leak killed five people in a town in northwestern Italy early on Saturday, flattening a two-storey building and damaging several others, firefighters said. Five bodies were recovered from the rubble of the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Italy decriminalises obscene acts, cannabis research blundersROME (Reuters) - Italy decriminalised a long list of minor crimes on Friday, fr
Italy decriminalises obscene acts, cannabis research blunders
Swissinfo / Posted 26 days ago
ROME (Reuters) - Italy decriminalised a long list of minor crimes on Friday, from obscene acts to blunders by cannabis researchers, to ease pressure on an overburdened justice system that ranks among the least efficient in the world. Prime Minister... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Italy decriminalises obscene acts, cannabis research blundersROME: Italy decriminalised a long list of minor crimes on Friday, from obscene
Italy decriminalises obscene acts, cannabis research blunders
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
ROME: Italy decriminalised a long list of minor crimes on Friday, from obscene acts to blunders by cannabis researchers, to ease pressure on an overburdened justice system that ranks among the least efficient in the world. Prime Minister Matteo... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Amanda Knox acquitted of slander charges against Italian policeROME: An Italian court acquitted American Amanda Knox of slander charges brough
Amanda Knox acquitted of slander charges against Italian police
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 27 days ago
ROME: An Italian court acquitted American Amanda Knox of slander charges brought after she said police coerced her to name the person who murdered her British flatmate Meredith Kercher, according to her Italian lawyer. Knox was initially convicted... Read more
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Reuters
Amanda Knox acquitted of slander charges against Italian policeAmanda Knox talks to the press surrounded by family outside her mother's home i
Amanda Knox acquitted of slander charges against Italian police
Reuters / Posted 27 days ago
Amanda Knox talks to the press surrounded by family outside her mother's home in Seattle, Washington March 27, 2015. ROME An Italian court acquitted American Amanda Knox of slander charges brought after she said police coerced her to name the person... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
AS Roma sack coach Rudi Garcia - statementROME: AS Roma sacked its coach Rudi Garcia on Wednesday, the Serie A team said
AS Roma sack coach Rudi Garcia - statement
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 28 days ago
ROME: AS Roma sacked its coach Rudi Garcia on Wednesday, the Serie A team said in a statement on its website. "On my behalf and on that of all AS Roma, I want to thank Rudi Garcia for the important work he has done since he arrived," club president... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
One dead, up to five missing from migrant boat - Italy coastguardBARI, Italy: The body of a drowned woman was recovered and as many as five othe
One dead, up to five missing from migrant boat - Italy coastguard
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 30 days ago
BARI, Italy: The body of a drowned woman was recovered and as many as five other migrants were missing after people smugglers threw them into the sea off the coast of southern Italy on Monday, a coastguard official said. Thirty-seven Somali migrants... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Italy evacuates 15 Libyans wounded in bomb attackROME: Italy evacuated 15 Libyans on Monday for medical treatment after they wer
Italy evacuates 15 Libyans wounded in bomb attack
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 30 days ago
ROME: Italy evacuated 15 Libyans on Monday for medical treatment after they were wounded in last week's truck bomb attack against a police training centre, the Italian government said. At dawn, Italy sent a C-130 transport plane to the port city of... Read more
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Swissinfo
One dead, up to five missing from migrant boat - Italy coastguardBARI, Italy (Reuters) - The body of a drowned woman was recovered and as many a
One dead, up to five missing from migrant boat - Italy coastguard
Swissinfo / Posted 30 days ago
BARI, Italy (Reuters) - The body of a drowned woman was recovered and as many as five other migrants were missing after people smugglers threw them into the sea off the coast of southern Italy on Monday, a coastguard official said. Thirty-seven... Read more
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