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(ANSA) - New Delhi, September 19 - Former Italy and Juventus great Alessandro Del Piero kicked off his Indian Super League adventure on Friday when he spoke to the media after landing in New Delhi. The 2006 World Cup winner will play for the Delhi Dynamos franchise and will be the brand ambassador...
(ANSA) - New York, September 19 - The New York Times published an editorial on Friday entitled 'Murder in the Mediterranean' and said "the international community, especially Europe, must take collective action before more refugees die". The office of the United Nations High Commissioner...
(ANSA) - Florence, September 19 - A wave of tornado-force winds and heavy rains pelted parts of Tuscany Friday, leaving a trail of injuries, uprooted trees, and damaged buildings in its wake. Florence's Uffizi Gallery reopened after being shut down for damage checks after sudden heavy rains and...
France launches air strikes on Islamic State
Friday, September 19TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Rome, September 19 - France launched its first air strikes against Islamic State (ISIS) on Friday, destroying an ISIS logistics depot, French President Francois Hollande said. Meanwhile, in a change to previous policy, Turkey has opened its borders to hundreds of Syrian Kurds who are...
Italy hails Scotland's No vote
Friday, September 19TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Rome, September 19 - The Italian government on Friday hailed Scotland's thumbs down to independence from the United Kingdom in Thursday's referendum while Italy's regionalist Northern League said it was a game changer even though the side it was backing had lost. The office of Premier...
Two killed in Milan drug turf hit
Friday, September 19TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Milan, September 19 - Two men were killed Thursday night in a hit police said was part of a drugs turf war in Milan. The victims were an Albanian and an Egyptian. An Albanian was arrested on suspicion of carrying out the hit.
(ANSA) - Rome, September 19 - Rome has been chosen as one of 13 cities that will be a venue for games at the Euro 2020 soccer tournament, which will see matches played throughout the continent instead of in one or two host countries, UEFA said Friday. The Italian capital will host three group-...
Obama welcomes Scotland vote
Friday, September 19TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - New York, September 19 - The United States "welcomes" the Scotland independence No vote and "congratulates the Scottish population for their full and energetic exercise in democracy", US President Barack Obama said Friday.
Renzi 'too Thatcherite' says CGIL chief - update 2
Friday, September 19TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Milan, September 19 - Susanna Camusso, the head of Italy's largest trade union federation CGIL, on Friday accused Premier Matteo Renzi of being a Thatcherite as a big row over the government's labour reforms rumbled on. A key measure in the government's Jobs Act would effectively change a...
Suspected Sardinian drug lord turns himself in
Friday, September 19TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Cagliari, September 19 - A fugitive who was on the local anti-mafia agency's most dangerous wanted list turned himself in Friday, police sources said. Raffaele Pinna, 50, is suspected of being one of Sardinia's drug lords with links to Graziano Mesina, a Sardinian bandit who is currently...

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