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(ANSA) - Bologna, September 2 - The government is trying hard to bring about change in Italy, but the results are unsatisfactory, former premier Massimo D'Alema said Tuesday. "The government is undoubtedly making an effort," commented D'Alema, who is from the ruling Democratic Party (PD)...
Grillo accuses govt of 'reimporting TB' from Africa
Tuesday, September 02TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Rome, September 2 - Anti-establishment 5-Star Movement (M5S) leader Beppe Grillo on Tuesday accused the government of "re-importing TB" into Italy with its immigration policies. In a post on his popular blog, Grillo followed this up by suggesting new arrivals to Italy should be...
(ANSA) - New York, September 2 - The Islamic State (ISIS) on Tuesday published a video purporting to show the beheading of American hostage Steven Sotloff, who was abducted in Syria a year ago. Sotloff, 31, appears in an orange jumpsuit in the video titled "Second Message for America", The...
(ANSA) - Brussels, September 2 - A NATO exercise involving nine countries including Italy started Tuesday in Poland, Germany and the Baltic countries of Estonia and Lithuania. The large-scale multinational exercise named Steadfast Javelin II aimed at reassuring eastern European countries will end...
(ANSA) - Milan, September 2 - Researchers at Milan's National Cancer Institute have identified the mechanism responsible for metastasis in breast cancer, an article in Cancer Research medical journal reported Tuesday. This mechanism is "of vital importance" in understanding how cancer...
(ANSA) - Brussels, September 2 - A NATO exercise involving nine countries including Italy started Tuesday in Poland, Germany and the Baltic countries of Estonia and Lithuania. The large-scale multinational exercise named Steadfast Javelin II aimed at reassuring eastern European countries will end...
(ANSA) - Padova, September 2 - Charges against two Italian cabbies arrested in Germany after they drove Syrian refugees across the border have timed out, their lawyers said Tuesday. Marco Santi and Fabio Forin are free to go after prosecutors declined to proceed, the lawyers said. "He's just...
Germany backs Frontex Plus as new migrant wave comes
Tuesday, September 02TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Rome, September 2 - Germany backed the replacement for Italy's 11th-month Mare Nostrum (Our Sea) search-and-rescue programme, Frontex Plus, as a fresh wave of migrants hit Italian shores Tuesday. Italy has Germany's full support on the immigration front, Interior Minister Thomas de...
(ANSA) - Rome, September 2 - Unicredit bank's Ilaria Alpi journalism prize has been awarded to Congolese reporter Solange Lusiku Nsimire, the bank announced Tuesday. Now in its fifth edition, the prize was named after an Italian foreign reporter who was assassinated along with her cameraman while...
Pope and Maradona team up for peace
Tuesday, September 02TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Rome, September 2 - On Monday some of the biggest names in international football from past and present took to the field at Rome's Olympic Stadium for a celebrity game to raise money for charity and promote peace. The so-called Interreligious Match for Peace - strongly supported by Pope...

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