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Italy's Draghi puts Vatican on guard over anti-homophobia bill

Jun 23 2021

ROME (Reuters) -Prime Minister Mario Draghi put the Vatican on notice on Wednesday not to interfere with a parliamentary debate over a draft law designed to combat homophobia, saying Italy was a secular state.

Italy's Draghi urges no vaccine let up, signals AstraZeneca U-turn

Jun 18 2021

ROME Prime Minister Mario Draghi urged Italians on Friday to get fully vaccinated against coronavirus, acknowledging that a government decision to ban AstraZeneca doses for people aged over 60 had created confusion.

Italy's embattled mayors seek shelter from legal bombardment

Jun 17 2021

ROME Stefania Bonaldi, the mayor of the northern Italian town of Crema, was attending a public ceremony this month when a policeman arrived to inform her she was under investigation for causing bodily harm to a small boy.

Italy judge hands Riva brothers prison terms over Ilva pollution

May 31 2021

ROME (Reuters) -An Italian court on Monday sentenced the former owners of the Ilva steelworks, Fabio and Nicola Riva, to 22 and 20 years in jail respectively for allowing it to spew out deadly pollution.

Italy judge hands Riva brothers prison terms over Ilva pollution

May 31 2021

ROME, May 31 An Italian court on Monday sentenced the former owners of the Ilva steelworks, Fabio and Nicola Riva, to 22 and 20 years in jail respectively for allowing it to spew out deadly pollution.

Italy's leading prima ballerina, Carla Fracci, dies at 84

May 27 2021

ROME Carla Fracci, one of the most famous ballerinas of the 20th century who emerged from humble origins in Italy to dazzle audiences in theatres around the world, has died, her family said on Thursday.

Italian judge orders trial of four Egyptian officers over Regeni murder

May 25 2021

ROME (Reuters) -An Italian judge on Tuesday ordered four senior members of Egypt's security services to stand trial over their suspected role in the disappearance and murder of student Giulio Regeni in Cairo in 2016.

'Failure for humanity': rich world aims to end vaccine inequities

May 21 2021

ROME (Reuters) -Rich nation leaders and big drugmakers promised on Friday to do more to bridge the startling divide in fighting COVID-19, with an increased flow of badly-needed vaccines to poorer regions. | Video

G20 health summit looks to boost vaccine access, drugmakers to offer cut-price shots

May 21 2021

ROME, May 21 Leaders of the world's largest economies kicked off a global health summit on Friday, where drugmakers were expected to promise cut-price supplies of vaccines for poorer nations to help end the COVID-19 pandemic.

Italy's Draghi cannot pass promised reforms, says League's Salvini

May 15 2021

ROME Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi will not be able to enact key reforms demanded by the European Union because his unity government is too divided over the issues, rightist leader Matteo Salvini said on Saturday.

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