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(ANSA) - Rome, June 9 - Torino striker and Serie A top scorer Ciro Immobile shone in Italy's last World Cup warm-up game against Fluminense Sunday night, scoring a hatr-trick as fellow second-stringer Lorenzo Insigne of Napoli got a brace to dispatch the Brazilian club giants 5-3. Coach Cesare...
(ANSA) - Milan, June 9 - Corrupt people like those probed for tender rigging at the Milan Expo 2015 and Venice's MOSE flood barriers can have no place among law-abiding businessmen, the head of the Confindustria federation of Italian industry said Monday. "It doesn't matter if they were...
(ANSA) - Milan, June 9 - Corrupt people like those probed for tender rigging at the Milan Expo 2015 and Venice's MOSE flood barriers can have no place among law-abiding businessmen, the head of the Confindustria federation of Italian industry said Monday. "It doesn't matter if they were forced...
MPS shares fail to open as cash call starts
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(ANSA) - Milan, June 9 - Shares in Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS) failed to open Monday as the troubled lender began a five-billion-euro cash call to repay State aid and boost capital. The company stock was indicated at 1.848 euros, 20% higher that at the close of trading Friday....
(ANSA) - Rome, June 9 - Air travel in Italy was once again on the wane in 2013, the Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) said Monday, warning of a "crisis" in the airline sector as low-cost alternatives make significant gains. Last year overall air travel in Italy saw 1.7% fewer...
(ANSA) - Vatican City, June 6 - Blessed are the meek in a world of war and hatred, Pope Francis said Monday. "The world prefers to ignore painful situation and to cover them up," Francis said at a Mass at St Martha's House. "Blessed are the meek in this world that from the very start...
(ANSA) - Rome, June 9 - At least 28 people including 10 militants were killed in an overnight Pakistani Taliban attack on Karachi Airport. Karachi has been a frequent target for the Taliban.
(ANSA) - Rome, June 9 - Prosecutors in Rome on Monday asked judges to convict and sentence a suspect to 16 years in prison for masterminding an alleged prostitution ring involving two girls aged 14 and 15 based in Rome's upscale Parioli neighbourhood. 38-year-old Rome barman Mirko Ieni was among...
(ANSA) - Milan, June 9 - Prosecutors probing alleged bid rigging and corruption at Milan Expo 2015 are considering asking for six high-profile suspects to be committed to immediate trial, sources told ANSA on Sunday. Under the Italian code of criminal procedure former Expo 2015 procurement and...
(ANSA) - Vatican City, June 9 - Pope Francis' prayer meeting at the Vatican with the presidents of Israel and the Palestinian Authority may not lead to immediate peace, but the unprecedented event "made a strong contribution" to the process, the Vatican said Monday. On Sunday, the pope...

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