Category: Italy

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Dec
2020

At Least 20 African Migrants Dead After Boat Headed To Italy Sinks In MediterraneanAt Least 20 African Migrants Dead After Boat Headed To Italy Sinks In Mediterranean

At least 20 African migrants were found dead after their smuggling boat bound for Italy sank in the Mediterranean Sea, numerous sources reported.  Tunisian authorities said that five survivors were rescued while the coastguard searched for 20 other people who were still missing for, Reuters reported. The bodies were found by local fishermen off the […]

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Dec
2020

New COVID-19 ‘Mutation’ In UK Prompts Several Countries To Ban TravelNew COVID-19 ‘Mutation’ In UK Prompts Several Countries To Ban Travel

Several European countries announced travel bans from the U.K. to combat the spread of a new, more contagious strain of coronavirus days before Christmas. Netherlands and Belgium banned passenger air travel from the U.K., leaders from both countries announced Sunday, while France, Germany, Italy, Ireland and Israel were expected to introduce restrictions of their own, […]

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Dec
2020

REPORT: Countries Using Shipping Containers, Churches To Store Pandemic Victims’ BodiesREPORT: Countries Using Shipping Containers, Churches To Store Pandemic Victims’ Bodies

December 18, 2020 11:49 AM ET Germany and Italy have reportedly begun using shipping containers to store coronavirus victims at hospitals and cemeteries. Both Germany and Italy have some of Europe’s highest death tolls from COVID-19, according to The Independent, which reported on the storage methods. Germany and Italy storing Covid victims in shipping containers […]

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Dec
2020

Italy Charges Egyptian Officials With Murder, Kidnapping Of Grad StudentItaly Charges Egyptian Officials With Murder, Kidnapping Of Grad Student

December 10, 2020 7:00 PM ET Four Egyptian National Security Agency officials have been charged for their involvement in the kidnapping and killing of an Italian graduate student in Cairo in 2016, Italy announced, according to The New York Times. The murder of Giulio Regeni, a 28-year-old Ph.D. student at Cambridge University in Britain, stemmed […]

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Dec
2020

Man Walks 280 Miles To Cool Down After Argument With His WifeMan Walks 280 Miles To Cool Down After Argument With His Wife

December 04, 2020 6:52 PM ET A man hiked 280 miles to calm down after an argument with his wife, breaking Italy’s lockdown curfew rules, according to The Independent. Mappe.#ComoFano pic.twitter.com/6rFHZZDwci — Emiliano Carli (@EmilianoCarli) December 2, 2020 Police found the unnamed man, 48, in Fano, a small town on the Adriatic coast south of […]

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Nov
2020

‘Inconsiderate And Disrespectful’: Repenting Tourist Returns Stolen Ancient Marble To Italian Museum‘Inconsiderate And Disrespectful’: Repenting Tourist Returns Stolen Ancient Marble To Italian Museum

An American tourist returned a piece of ancient marble she stole to Italy’s National Roman Museum with a note apologizing for the act, BBC reported Thursday. “To Sam, love Jess, Rome 2017,” was written on the returned fragment, BBC reported. Officials assume Jess stole and returned the stone. Officials said they couldn’t remove the writing […]

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Nov
2020

Art Expert Believes Newly Unearthed Sketch Of Jesus Christ Was Made By Leonardo Da VinciArt Expert Believes Newly Unearthed Sketch Of Jesus Christ Was Made By Leonardo Da Vinci

Some art experts believe a chalk depiction of Jesus Christ that appeared to have been hidden for centuries was created by Renaissance polymath Leonardo da Vinci, the Telegraph reported. Annalisa Di Maria is an Italian historian who has studied the work and believes the sketch was created by da Vinci, noting features of the sketch […]

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Nov
2020

Italy Imposes New Coronavirus Lockdowns, Bans Travel Between RegionsItaly Imposes New Coronavirus Lockdowns, Bans Travel Between Regions

Italy became the latest country in Europe to impose new lockdown measures after a wave of new coronavirus cases swept through the country, the Italian government announced Wednesday according to the New York Times. Six regions will be sealed off beginning Friday, Italian Prime Minister Guiseppe Conte said according to the Times. The regions of […]

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