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(ANSA) - Brussels, December 19 - Premier Matteo Renzi said the European Union had made a "giant step forward" at Thursday's summit, the last of Italy's duty presidency of the EU. During the summit, European leaders agreed that if member States' contributions to European Commission...
Capitoline Museum adds important statue, update
Thursday, December 18TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Rome, December 18 - Rome's Capitolini Museums has unveiled an important addition to its collection of classical antiquities - a unique, nearly life-sized, dark marble statue found at an Imperial era villa in what was once suburban Rome. The Vignacce Marsyas was presented at the Capitoline...
(ANSA) - New York, December 18 - A vote Thursday in the United Nations in support of a moratorium on the death penalty suggested a growing global consensus against capital punishment. The resolution in the General Assembly passed by 117 votes in favour of a moratorium, with 38 opposed and 34...
(ANSA) - Parma, December 18 - Dishes incorporating Parmesan cheese and Parma's famed prosciutto ham will be offered to visitors to Milan Expo 2015, and from next week will act as culinary 'ambassadors' in restaurants around the world, organisers said Thursday. "On Sunday evening, we will begin...
(ANSA) - Rome, December 18 - Beppe Grillo, leader of the 5-Star Movement (M5S) said Thursday that he is sure he will form a government and he is just waiting the right moment. "I have no doubt that we will go into government if we don't hurt ourselves," Grillo said, referring to recent...
(ANSA) - Rome, December 18 - Rome's Capitolini Museums has unveiled an important addition to its collection of classical antiquities - a unique, nearly life-sized, dark marble statue found at an Imperial era villa in what was once suburban Rome. The Vignacce Marsyas was presented at the Capitoline...
(ANSA) - Milan, December 18 - Italian cooperatives earned more in 2013 from financial activity than they did from retail sales, Mediobanca's research and study institute said Thursday. Last year financial operations by Italy's major co-ops - which have investments worth 12.2 billion euros -...
(ANSA) - Rome, December 18 - 5-Star Movement (M5S) leader Beppe Grillo Thursday blamed President Giorgio Napolitano for shutting his opposition grouping out of office, despite it having won 25% of the vote in the last national election. "The Movement is an interpretation of life 20 years hence...
(ANSA) - Rome, December 18 - 5-Star Movement (M5S) leader Beppe Grillo said Thursday that he is sure he will form a government and he is just waiting the right moment. "I have no doubt that we will go into government if we don't hurt ourselves," Grillo said, referring to recent splits...
(ANSA) - Rome, December 18 - Representatives of Italy's political and cultural establishment paid homage to the award-winning Italian film star Virna Lisi, who died on Thursday aged 78. Premier Matteo Renzi described the actress from Ancona, in the central Marche region, as "an extraordinary...

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