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(ANSA) - Rome, August 22 - Over half a million laid-off Italian workers were forced to rely solely on government support between January and July, CGIL labor federation said Friday. This means employers were no longer paying part of their wages, and government was shouldering the entire burden of...
(ANSA) - Rome, August 22 - Over 160,000 young Italians have signed up for the EU Youth Guarantee program since it kicked off May 1, but there were only 12,608 jobs available, the labor ministry said Friday. A total of 162,525 job-seekers under 30 signed up for the program through August 21, and 33...
(See related) (ANSA) - Catania, August 22 - An Italian man accused of stabbing his 12-year-old daughter to death and injuring her sister early Friday allegedly left a note of apology before he tried to take his own life. Police refused to release any details of the note that Roberto Russo...
China investing in Italy ahead of Expo 2015
Friday, August 22TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Rome, August 22 - An official visit by Chinese president and Communist party chief Xi Jinping has been confirmed, and he will be in Italy in mid-October to take part in the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) alongside 27 EU states and 15 other Asian ones as China looks to raise investment in the...
(ANSA) - San Giovanni La Punta (Catania), August 22 - The mayor in the Sicilian town where a father apparently stabbed two daughters, one to death and the other critically, said Friday the inhabitants were "lost for words and deeply upset over the tragic news". "This is a very grave...
(ANSA) - Rome, August 22 - Some Italian consumer groups said Friday that it is "immoral" for European statistical agencies, including Italy's Istat, to count criminal activities when calculating national economic activity. Earlier this year, Eurostat said that activities from prostitution...
(ANSA) - San Giovanni La Punta (Catania), August 22 - The Carabinieri investigating the apparent murder of a 12-year-old girl by her father in Sicily said Friday they would release no information on the drama. A spokesman for the paramilitary police force in Catania said they would remain tight-...
(ANSA) - Rome, August 22 - Over half a million laid-off Italian workers were forced to rely solely on government support between January and July, CGIL labor federation said Friday. This means employers were no longer paying part of their wages, and the government was shouldering the entire burden...
(ANSA) - Monselice, (Padua), August 22 - A jury of plastic surgeons have elected a 40-year-old Romanian woman as Miss Plastic Surgery 2014 at an international contest for females who have undergone a nip and tuck. Bianca Bejan, a native of Husi who is 1 metre, 71 cm tall and a producer of...
Man arrested for stealing from Ancona mosque
Friday, August 22TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Ancona, August 22 - A Tunisian man was arrested Thursday night after stealing holy books and a tunic from an Ancona mosque at knifepoint. The man, 35, had a record for petty crime and was of no fixed abode, police said.

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