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The Latest: S Korea has 60-plus new virus cases for 3rd day

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has recorded 60-plus COVID-19 cases for a third consecutive day, a continuation of a virus spread beyond the greater Seoul area.The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Sunday it has confirmed 61 additional cases, bringing the national total to 13,091. It says the death toll remained at 283.The agency says 43 of the newly reported cases were locally infected patients. All but two of those cases were either from the Seoul metropolitan area or two ...
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The Latest: WHO ending hydroxycholorquine trial for COVID

BERLIN — The World Health Organization says it is ending a trial into whether anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine helps patients hospitalized with COVID-19.WHO said Saturday it has “accepted the recommendation” from the committee overseeing the trial to discontinue testing of hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir, a drug combination used to treat HIV/AIDS. The drugs were being compared with standard care for hospitalized patients.WHO says a review of the interim results showed hydroxychlor...
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15th Anniversary of Eye Prefer Paris

On June 26, 2006 I launched Eye Prefer Paris, and last Friday was the 15th anniversary. Here’s the first post I wrote.   About This blog This blog is about how a native New Yorker dreamed of moving to Paris …… and what he discovered once he got there. Come live this Paris dream vicariously through the eyes(and ears) of Richard Nahem. He writes his blog from his 18th century apartment overlooking tree-lined Place St. Paul in the fashionable Marais district of Paris. I had no idea wha...
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The Latest: Coronavirus still spreading in 2nd S Korea wave

SEOUL, South Korea — The coronavirus continues to spread in South Korea, particularly in the densely populated Seoul metropolitan region, which is home to half the country’s 51 million people.The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 49 new cases for the nation Friday, with 26 of them in Seoul and the nearby port city of Incheon. South Korea has had a total of 12,306 infections, including 280 deaths.Officials have been reporting around 30 to 50 new cases a day since late May,...
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The Latest: UN seeks urgent funding for virus aid transport

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations’ food agency says ít needs immediate funding to prevent a shutdown in late July of the global transport system that has been delivering tons of masks, gloves and other critical equipment for the coronavirus pandemic in 132 nations.The World Food Program’s director of operations said Thursday that the agency also would have to ground aircraft that have transported 2,600 humanitarian and health workers free of charge to 40 destinations across Africa, Asia and th...
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The Latest: Asia’s version of Nobel Prize awards cancelled

MANILA, Philippines — The Ramon Magsaysay awards, regarded as Asia’s version of the Nobel Prize, have been cancelled this year due to the global pandemic, the only third time the annual awards were disrupted in six decades.The Manila-based foundation that hands out the awards said Tuesday it has no choice but to cancel the awards this year “with the COVID-19 pandemic practically immobilizing the world.” The awards were also cancelled due to a financial crisis in 1970 and a disastrous earthquake ...
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Parma Italian Capital of Culture Through 2021

Parma will be the Italian Capital of Culture for 2020 and 2021 to make up for the loss of tourism due to COVID-19.The post Parma Italian Capital of Culture Through 2021 appeared first on Italofile.
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Biba, Long-Time Sacramento Dining Staple, To Close Its Doors After 33 Years Due To Coronavirus

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Biba, Italian bistro and long-time staple of the Sacramento dining scene, has decided to permanently close its doors after a drop in sales due to the coronavirus. Biba will shut down on May 9. The Italian bistro has been a local favorite for more than 30 years. “It is with a heavy heart that Biba’s family has decided, after 33 years, the time has come for Biba Restaurant to say Arrivaderci,” the late Biba Caggiano’s family – Vincent Caggiano and two daughters Carla and Paolo...
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Coronavirus Casualty: Long-Time Sacramento Dining Staple Biba Closing After 33 Years

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Biba, Italian bistro and long-time staple of the Sacramento dining scene, has decided to permanently close its doors after a drop in sales due to the coronavirus. Biba will shut down on May 9. The Italian bistro has been a local favorite for more than 30 years. “It is with a heavy heart that Biba’s family has decided, after 33 years, the time has come for Biba Restaurant to say Arrivaderci,” the late Biba Caggiano’s family – Vincent Caggiano and two daughters Carla and Paolo...
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Serie A teams set to defy govt and return to training

Milan (AFP) – Italy’s 20 Serie A clubs on Friday reiterated their unanimous desire to complete the season as the northern Emilia-Romagna region became the first to open the way to training despite government restrictions.... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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Italian shoe designer, Sergio Rossi, dies aged 84

One of world’s most respected cordwainers may have died from coronavirus in CesenaThe Italian footwear designer Sergio Rossi has died at the age of 84. Having been admitted to hospital a few days ago in Cesena, a city in Emilia-Romagna, one of the regions hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, it is being reported that he may have died from the disease.Announcing news of the designer’s death on Friday morning, the brand’s chief executive, Riccardo Sciutto, told the fashion website Women’s Wear...
Tags: Europe, Fashion, Life and style, World news, Italy, Women's Shoes, Emilia Romagna, Cesena, Sergio Rossi, Riccardo Sciutto


U.S. Advises No Travel to 2 Italian Regions Hit by COVID-19

(MILAN) — A new U.S. government advisory on Sunday urged Americans not to travel to two Italian regions hardest hit by a new virus, raising the level of warning for the Lombard and Veneto regions to the highest level. The advisory cited quarantines set up in 10 Lombard towns and one in Veneto, with a combined population of 50,000 people, as well as the ‘’the level of community transmission of the virus.” It follows an earlier warning late Friday to avoid non-essential travel to all of Italy...
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Dazed Italy Bickers and Seeks Reason for Coronavirus Spread

(Bloomberg) -- Stunned by Europe’s biggest surge of the coronavirus, Italy appears to be operating in near panic mode.The government imposed a lockdown on an area of 50,000 people near Milan, authorities canceled the remaining days of the Venice Carnival, and universities closed. The Chinatown area in Prato near Florence saw many small businesses close as Chinese nationals voluntarily remained at home for two-week periods.Matteo Salvini, leader of the League party, used the outbreak to attack Pr...
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Salvini's failure brings respite for embattled Italian government

Left’s win in Emilia-Romagna averts threat of snap elections but could prove a brief reprieve Matteo Salvini’s failure to overturn decades of leftwing rule in the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna will bring some respite to the embattled national government, staving off the risk of snap elections.The leader of the far-right League campaigned vigorously across the region in his attempt to use elections on Sunday as a platform for his return to power. But a high turnout ensured the Democra...
Tags: Europe, World news, Italy, The far right, Emilia Romagna, Matteo Salvini, Salvini, Five Star Movement


Italy Establishment Has Upper Hand Again After Salvini Loss

(Bloomberg) -- The Democratic Party, the main establishment force in Italy’s government, roared back to life on Sunday with a convincing victory in a key regional vote that shut down talk of a snap election. Italian bonds surged.In retaining control over the center-left stronghold of Emilia-Romagna, the Democrats signaled a power shift in Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte’s coalition, rejuvenating a four-month-old government that’s struggled under the weight of populist demands from its partner, the...
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Italy's far-right Salvini fails to gain foothold in key regional election

Matteo Salvini had hoped to depose the left in Emilia-Romagna and force snap elections.
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Italian Voters Deal Blow to Populist Leader Matteo Salvini in Regional Election

(ROME) — Italian voters have thwarted right-wing opposition leader Matteo Salvini’s hopes of turning an election in a key northern region into a springboard for regaining national power. Nearly complete results Monday of Sunday’s election for the governorship of the prosperous Emilia-Romagna region had his League party candidate winning only 43.7 % support to the 51.4% garnered by the incumbent governor from the center-left Democrats. The Democrats are in Italy’s national coalition govern...
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What Salvini's Setback Means for Italy

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- In the end, Italy’s red wall held up against Matteo Salvini’s assault.The leader of the right-wing League had hoped to score a famous win in a regional election in Emilia-Romagna, an area with strong leftist traditions. Voters thought otherwise: Stefano Bonaccini, the incumbent Democratic Party governor, won convincingly on Sunday against his opponent, Lucia Borgonzoni. The populist Five Star Movement collapsed to less than 5%.The result is a setback for Salvini, who campa...
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Salvini suffers setback in leftwing stronghold during Italy regional elections

League’s Matteo Salvini has failed to wrest crucial Emilia-Romagna from centre-left, projections suggest, with M5S suffering heavy defeatsItaly’s centre-left Democratic party (PD) looked set to cling to power in the leftwing bastion of Emilia-Romagna, election projections forecast early on Monday.Stefano Bonaccini, the region’s incumbent president, led with 48.2% of the vote, followed by Lucia Borgonzoni, the candidate for the far-right League, at 45.9%, according to a poll for the state broadca...
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Salvini faces setback in Italian regional election

The Italian far-right leader had focused heavily on campaigning in the Emilia-Romagna region.
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Salvini vows to 'evict' government if far right wins Italy regional polls

League leader hopes to secure political comeback via votes in Emilia-Romagna and CalabriaThe far-right Italian politician Matteo Salvini has threatened to “evict” the national government if his coalition triumphs in two regional elections.Italian newspapers reported a “boom” in turnout – up 23% in the wealthy northern region of Emilia-Romagna and 10% in Calabria, in the south – by midday as voters headed to the polls in elections that could precipitate a return to national power for Salvini’s Le...
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Italy Regions Vote in Test of Salvini Surge: Election Day Guide

(Bloomberg) -- Investors are viewing a Sunday regional vote in Italy as a key test on how long the rocky ruling coalition of the Democratic Party and the Five Star Movement can survive.The opposition League party led by Matteo Salvini is looking to snatch control of the center-left stronghold of Emilia Romagna, one of two regions voting over the weekend.A victory there would bolster Salvini’s case for snap national elections he’d likely win. It is a popularity contest that’s become even more sig...
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Regional Elections In Italy May Be A Bellwether For A Far-Right Party

The right-wing League party has been booted out of Italy's federal government, but could make a comeback. Sunday's local elections in Emilia-Romagna are seen as a test of the party's strength.
Tags: News, Italy, Emilia Romagna, League, Far Right Party


10 of the best wellbeing holidays in Europe: readers’ travel tips

For our tipsters a healthy break means everything from beach yoga and spa hotels to sensory barefoot forest walking and listening to Puccini under the starsListening to Puccini and other Italian opera classics while sparkling stars lit the night skies was just the tonic I needed last summer. I stumbled on the lovely resort of Salsomaggiore Terme when I was driving around the verdant hills of Emilia-Romagna. I thought I might stay a day to enjoy the thermal waters – but ended up staying a week. T...
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Italy Coalition Braces for Succession Battle as Di Maio Quits

(Bloomberg) -- Luigi Di Maio’s resignation as leader of the biggest party in Italy’s fractious coalition has set the stage for a bruising succession battle that threatens to destabilize Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte’s government.The decision of the head of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement ratchets up the pressure on an already fragile administration. Di Maio, 33, told party colleagues Wednesday that he’ll give up the leadership position, according to three officials briefed on the encou...
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Five Star Meltdown Adds to Italy Tensions as Leader Set to Quit

(Bloomberg) -- Luigi Di Maio appeared poised to resign as leader of Italy’s insurgent Five Star Movement, triggering a bond sell-off and adding to political uncertainty as the country heads to regional elections this weekend.Di Maio may step back ahead of the party’s likely defeat in elections in Emilia Romagna and Calabria on Sunday, according to a person familiar with the matter who asked not to be named discussing confidential deliberations. Di Maio will likely stay on as foreign minister, th...
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Sardines take on League in birthplace of Italian socialism as key election looms

Sunday’s regional elections are seen as crucial test for coalition government and future of Salvini’s far-right partyAmong the gifts the Sardines – the Italian movement facing off against the far-right politics of Matteo Salvini – received in recent weeks were six works of art by the late Aldo Borgonzoni, a painter and anti-fascist resistance fighter.Borgonzoni’s granddaughter is Lucia Borgonzoni, the far-right candidate seeking to bring an end to 70 years of leftwing rule in Emilia-Romagna on S...
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Sardines take on League in birthplace of Italian socialism

Sunday’s regional elections are seen as crucial test for coalition government and future of Salvini’s far-right partyAmong the gifts the Sardines – the Italian movement facing off against the far-right politics of Matteo Salvini – received in recent weeks were six works of art by the late Aldo Borgonzoni, a painter and anti-fascist resistance fighter.Borgonzoni’s granddaughter is Lucia Borgonzoni, the far-right candidate seeking to bring an end to 70 years of leftwing rule in Emilia-Romagna on S...
Tags: Europe, World news, Italy, The far right, Emilia Romagna, Matteo Salvini, Salvini, Democratic party PD, Lucia Borgonzoni, Aldo Borgonzoni, Borgonzoni


Sardines movement takes on League in birthplace of Italian socialism

Divided loyalties in Emilia-Romagna as work by anti-fascist artist, grandfather of far-right candidate, donated to SardinesAmong the gifts the Sardines – the Italian movement facing off against the far-right politics of Matteo Salvini – received in recent weeks were six works of art by the late Aldo Borgonzoni, a painter and anti-fascist resistance fighter.Borgonzoni’s granddaughter is Lucia Borgonzoni, the far-right candidate seeking to bring to an end to 70 years of leftwing rule in Emilia-Rom...
Tags: Europe, World news, Italy, The far right, Emilia Romagna, Matteo Salvini, Salvini, Democratic party PD, Lucia Borgonzoni, Aldo Borgonzoni, Borgonzoni


Italy’s Sardines movement calls mass demo to squeeze out Salvini

Thousands expected in Bologna in campaign against far-right LeagueThe Sardines, an Italian movement that has emerged in response to the far-right politics of Matteo Salvini and his allies, is gearing up for a major demonstration ahead of crucial elections in the leftwing stronghold of Emilia-Romagna in late January. The movement, founded in mid-November by a group of four friends from Bologna in response to Salvini’s threat to “liberate” Emilia-Romagna from the left, has attracted a huge followi...
Tags: Europe, Protest, World news, Italy, Silvio Berlusconi, Bologna, Emilia Romagna, Matteo Salvini, Salvini, Democratic party PD