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(ANSA) - Olbia, November 28 - Three former CEOs of privately owned Sardinian carrier Meridiana have been placed under investigation in connection with a restructuring at the airline, sources said Friday. Investigators are looking into the relationship between Meridiana and Air Italy after the...
(ANSA) - Genoa, November 28 - A court on Friday convicted a Moroccan national of smuggling an underage compatriot into Italy, sentencing him to five years in prison and a 16,000-euro fine. Prosecutors said the 50-year-old culprit charged the minor 7,000 euros to get him across the border,...
(ANSA) - Rome, November 28 - The anti-establishment 5-Star Movement (M5S) on Friday approved a five-member directorate to flank leader Beppe Grillo, who said earlier on his blog that he was "a little tired" and needed help running the movement. On his blog, Grillo asked M5S supporters to...
(ANSA) - Caltanissetta, November 28 - Five men were arrested Friday in the Sicilian city of Caltanissetta on suspicion of plotting an attack on a Carabinieri paramilitary police officer. The suspects, who are being probed for receiving stolen goods and illegal weapons possession, allegedly plotted...
(ANSA) - Rome, November 28 - Concerns were raised across Italy Friday after the recall of batches of a flu vaccine that were possibly linked to as many as five deaths. More reports were being investigated of possible illness or death related to the vaccine Fluad, the head of the Italian...
(ANSA) - Rome, November 28 - The European Commission said Friday that Italy is at risk of not respecting the EU's Stability and Growth Pact with its 2015 budget, and said it would "assess the situation at the start of March 2015". It said it would also re-assess the situations in France...
Neo-Fascists stop Roma kids from going to school
Friday, November 28TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Rome, November 28 - Members of CasaPound neo-Fascist group prevented Roma kids from going to school on Friday morning, ARCI cultural association and Eureka! social cooperative said. "The witch-hunting climate in our city, fed by misinformation and sordid political opportunism, has...
Italian unemployment hits record high of 13.2%
Friday, November 28TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Rome, November 28 - Unemployment in recession-battered Italy reached a record high of 13.2% in October, up 0.3 percentage points on September and 1% on the same time in 2013, according to the preliminary estimates Istat released Friday. This is the highest level since the national...
(ANSA) - Rome, November 28 - At least 64 people died and 126 were wounded after three bombs exploded during weekly Friday prayers at one of the biggest mosques in the Nigerian city of Kano, rescue workers and medical sources said Friday in what is the African country's largest northern city. Kano'...
EU warns Italy budget may infringe Pact next year
Friday, November 28TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Brussels, November 28 - The European Commission said Friday that Italy is at risk of not respecting the EU's Stability and Growth Pact with its 2015 budget, and said it would "assess the situation at the start of March 2015". It said it would also re-assess the situations in...

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