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Italy misled the WHO by claiming it was fully prepared for a pandemic when COVID-19 hit, lawsuit says

A man walks past a billboard raising awareness about COVID-19 in Naples, Italy. Carlo Hermann /AFP/Getty Italy is accused of misleading the WHO in its pandemic preparedness when COVID-19 hit last year. It said it was at the top level of readiness, but had not updated its plan since 2006, documents say. The allegation is in a civil lawsuit filed against the government by families of COVID-19 victims. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Italian government has been acc...
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Three killed, including Italian ambassador, in Congo attack

By Jean-Yves Kamale and Nicole Winfield | Associated Press KINSHASA, Congo — The Italian ambassador to Congo, an Italian Carabinieri police officer and their Congolese driver were killed Monday when gunmen attacked a U.N. convoy going to visit a school in eastern Congo, the Italian Foreign Ministry and residents said. Luca Attanasio, Italy’s ambassador to the country since 2017, Carabinieri officer Vittorio Iacovacci and their driver were killed, officials said. Other members of the convoy were ...
Tags: News, Nigeria, Sport, World news, Mario Draghi, Rome, Soccer, Italy, Congo, Virunga National Park, Brussels, Johannesburg, Draghi, Western Europe, KINSHASA, Foreign Ministry


Mario Draghi's new government to be sworn in on Saturday

Italians optimistic as former ECB chief appoints mix of political and technocratic ministers to cabinetItaly’s new government, led by former European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi, will be sworn in on Saturday, ending weeks of political turmoil.Draghi, 73, announced his cabinet, which contains a mix of political and technocratic ministers, to president Sergio Mattarella on Friday. Continue reading...
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Mario Draghi's new Italian government to be sworn in on Saturday

The former ECB chief’s cabinet, announced on Friday, contains a mix of political and technocratic ministersItaly’s new government, led by former European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi, will be sworn in on Saturday, ending weeks of political turmoil.Draghi, 73, announced his cabinet, which contains a mix of political and technocratic ministers, to president Sergio Mattarella on Friday. Continue reading...
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Italy's Draghi to Meet President, Looks Set to Form Government

ROME (Reuters) - President Sergio Mattarella will receive Mario Draghi at 7 p.m. (1800 GMT) on Friday, his office said, in a sign that the former...
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Italian markets cheer as former ECB chief 'Super' Mario Draghi is tapped to become prime minister - with stocks soaring and bond yields falling

Mario Draghi led the European Central Bank through the worst of the eurozone crisis Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images Italian stocks soar as ex-ECB boss Mario Draghi is tapped to lead the country. Bond yields fall sharply as investors welcome the idea of a banker-led government. Draghi led the European Central Bank through the worst of the eurozone crisis. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. The former head of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, has been...
Tags: Europe, Amc, Trends, Markets, European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, Economy, Italy, Reddit, Ecb, Eurozone, Parliament, Draghi, Jpmorgan, Sergio Mattarella, Mattarella


Mario Draghi 'to form new Italian government'

The former European Central Bank chief will meet President Sergio Mattarella on Wednesday.
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Italian president Sergio Mattarella to seek a 'high-profile' government

Media speculations suggest former European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi could become prime ministerItaly’s president, Sergio Mattarella, has said he would seek a “high profile” government, as speculation grew that it may be led by the former European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi.Mattarella made the announcement after ruling coalition partners failed to form a majority following Giuseppe Conte’s resignation as prime minister last week. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, Italy, Matteo Renzi, Sergio Mattarella, Matteo Salvini, Five Star Movement, Giuseppe Conte, Mario Draghi Mattarella


Giuseppe Conte quits as Italy's PM in tactical move

Resignation handed in to president Sergio Mattarella on Tuesday morningItaly’s prime minister Giuseppe Conte resigned on Tuesday in a tactical move aimed at maximising his chances of leading a new government.Conte officially handed his resignation to president Sergio Mattarella, who will begin consultations with party leaders on Wednesday. Mattarella asked Conte to stay on in a caretaker capacity while talks continued. Continue reading...
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Giuseppe Conte to quit as Italy's PM in tactical move

Resignation expected to be handed in to president Sergio Mattarella on Tuesday morningItaly’s prime minister Giuseppe Conte will resign on Tuesday in a tactical move aimed at maximising his chances of leading a new government.Conte will hold a cabinet meeting at 9am CET before officially handing in his resignation to president Sergio Mattarella, his office announced in a statement. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Italy, Conte, Sergio Mattarella, Giuseppe Conte, Coronavirus


Italian prime minister set to resign amid turmoil

By Valentina Di Donato | CNN Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will resign on Tuesday morning, his office said in a statement on Monday, heightening political turmoil in the country as it battles Covid-19. “The Council of Ministers is convened for tomorrow morning at 9 am, during which the Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, will communicate to the ministers his will to go to the (Presidential Palace) and hand in his resignation,” the statement read. He will then see the President Sergio Mattare...
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Giusseppe Conte to quit as Italy's PM in tactical move

Resignation expected to be handed in to president Sergio Mattarella on Tuesday morningItaly’s prime minister Giuseppe Conte will resign on Tuesday in a tactical move aimed at maximising his chances of leading a new government.Conte will hold a cabinet meeting at 9am CET before officially handing in his resignation to president Sergio Mattarella, his office announced in a statement. Continue reading...
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Italian president rebuts Johnson's 'freedom' remarks over restrictions

Pushback comes after PM’s suggestion UK’s Covid-19 infection rate was worse than Italy because Britons loved their freedom moreCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageItaly’s president, Sergio Mattarella, said its citizens “also love freedom, but we also care about seriousness”, responding to Boris Johnson’s suggestion that the UK’s rate of coronavirus infection was worse than both Italy and Germany’s because Britons loved their freedom more.Mattarella’s comments came at the ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Germany, UK News, World news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Sardinia, Sergio Mattarella, Mattarella, Coronavirus outbreak, Francesco Cossiga


New Genoa bridge reopens, two years after deadly collapse – video report

Two years after part of Genoa's Morandi motorway bridge collapsed, killing 43 people, a new structure was opened in its place on Monday. The new Genoa San Giorgio bridge, designed by local architect Renzo Piano, was inaugurated in a ceremony which included a flyover and was attended by the president, Sergio Mattarella, and the prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, who called the new structure the result of "Italian genius". The celebrations have been criticised by victims' families who declined to att...
Tags: Europe, Italy, Genoa, Renzo Piano, Sergio Mattarella, Mattarella, Morandi, New Genoa, Giuseppe Conte, Genoa Bridge Collapse, Genoa San Giorgio


Genoa bridge collapse: relatives criticise inauguration 'celebration'

New bridge, named Genoa San Giorgio, replaces Morandi bridge that collapsed in 2018Relatives of the 43 people killed when the Morandi bridge in Genoa collapsed in 2018 have criticised the “celebration” that will surround the inauguration of the replacement bridge.On Monday evening, planes creating colours of the Italian flag will fly above the new bridge, named Genoa San Giorgio, before it is officially opened by President Sergio Mattarella. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, World news, Italy, Genoa, Sergio Mattarella, Morandi, Genoa Bridge Collapse, Genoa San Giorgio


Two years after disaster, Italy sees hope in new Genoa bridge

Italy opened a new motorway bridge in the northern city of Genoa on Monday, hailing a new beginning two years after the previous structure collapsed, killing 43 people, in one of the country's worst civil disasters in decades. The new Genova-San Giorgio bridge, designed by star architect Renzo Piano, replaces the old span that broke apart on Aug. 14, 2018, laying bare the derelict state of large parts of Italy's road infrastructure. "Genoa is the sign that Italy is able to rise again and can r...
Tags: News, Italy, Genoa, Renzo Piano, Sergio Mattarella, Giuseppe Conte, Genova San Giorgio


Spaghetti Western movie composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91

By FRANCES D’EMILIO | Associated Press ROME — Ennio Morricone, the Oscar-winning Italian composer who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and often haunting soundtracks for such classic Hollywood gangster movies as “The Untouchables” and the epic “Once Upon A Time In America,” died Monday. He was 91. Morricone’s longtime lawyer, Giorgio Assumma, said “the Maestro,” as he was known, died in a Rome hospital of complications following surg...
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The Latest: Maryland `reopen' protest organizer has COVID-19

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A Maryland man who has helped organize “reopen” protests against measures intended to slow the spread of the coronavirus says he has the virus.Tim Walters is a co-founder of the ReOpen Maryland movement. The Capital Gazette and Washington Post report that he announced on social media that he has tested positive.In a Facebook video, he said he was diagnosed at a hospital emergency room. The newspapers report that he said, “Here I am months after not wearing a mask at rallies, chu...
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Italian Hospital Offers To Hire Dr. Fauci If Trump Gives Him The Boot

ROME (AP) — The scientific director of Italy’s leading infectious disease hospital says he’d like to hire Dr. Anthony Fauci should President Donald Trump remove him from the White House coronavirus task force. Dr. Giuseppe Ippolito of Rome’s Lazzaro Spallanzani hospital wrote a letter released Wednesday to the Italian president and other officials, saying Italy should welcome Fauci with open arms. The country is the European epicenter of the pandemic, and Spallanzani treated Italy’s first patien...
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The Latest: Queen stresses importance of restrictions

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR—White House approves production of N95 masks.— Italy tops 19,000 deaths, 150,000 coronavirus cases.—British PM Boris Johnson makes ‘very good progress’ in London hospital.—French security forces ensuring people stay home over Easter weekend.___LONDON — Que...
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Deadliest Day in Italy, Spain Shows Worst of Virus Not Over

(Bloomberg) -- Italy and Spain suffered their deadliest days yet from the coronavirus outbreak. The government in Madrid warned citizens that the situation will get worse.Italy reported 969 deaths in 24 hours, and Spain 769. Italy now has 86,498 total cases, roughly the same number as the U.S. and more than China, where the disease’s first outbreak occurred. A slowdown in new cases in Italy was the one silver lining.Both countries are in almost complete lockdown, with their governments counting ...
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Italian president visits Chinese schoolchildren to allay coronavirus fears

President Sergio Mattarella paid a surprise visit on Thursday to a Rome school with a large number of Chinese students, looking to dispel fears in Italy over the coronavirus, which has triggered anti-China sentiment. Chinese businesses operating in Italy have reported a sharp drop in trade after news of the infectious virus, that originated in China, hit the headlines. While Mattarella made no direct reference to the virus, a source in his office said he wanted to send a very clear message by ...
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La Scala Gala Opens With 15 Minutes Of Applause For Italy’s President

For the second year, the performance opened with long applause for Italy’s president, Sergio Mattarella, sitting in the royal box with four government ministers. As last year, the Italian government is struggling, and the long applause was seen as a show of support for Italian institutions, which Mattarella represents in a non-partisan role. – Washington Post (AP)
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Watch this Italian translator's hilarious expressions as she tries to make Trump sound normal

Having to listen to Trump's gibberish is one thing – you kind of learn to tune it out. But having to translate his nonsense into another language takes a skillset of great finesse. Take a look at this translator's bewildered expressions yesterday as she tried to put his mad drivel into coherent sentences during a talk between Trump and Italian President Sergio Mattarella. This woman’s reaction to Trump’s sand comment is all of us pic.twitter.com/XGpHKiHW2X — ElElegante101 (@skolanach) October 1...
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Trump Defends Syria Withdrawal: 'It's Not Our Problem'

The president's comments come ahead of a press conference with his Italian counterpart, Sergio Mattarella, and follows the Democratic primary debate in Ohio on Tuesday night.(Image credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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Trump Defends Syria Withdrawal: 'It's Not Our Border'

The president's comments come ahead of a press conference with his Italian counterpart, Sergio Mattarella, and follows the Democratic primary debate in Ohio on Tuesday night.(Image credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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Third Rudy Giuliani associate arrested at JFK airport – live

David Correia was detained in a campaign finance case involving associates of Trump’s personal lawyer with Ukraine linksSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.17pm BST This just in from the Associated Press: A Florida man wanted in a campaign finance case involving associates of Rudy Giuliani is in federal custody.Federal authorities say they took David Correia into custody Wednesday at Kennedy Airport in New York City. 4.03pm BST Trump addressed his withdrawal of troops ...
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Trump hosts Italy’s President Mattarella at the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has welcomed Italian President Sergio Mattarella to the White House for talks. The leaders are expected to discuss trade, digital taxes and countering Chinese trade practices they consider unfair during meetings Wednesday. White House officials declined to say whether Trump and Mattarella will discuss Turkey. Vice President Mike Pence […]
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Italy still laments ‘Grande Torino’ on 70th anniversary of air crash

Turin (Italy) (AFP) – Italian president Sergio Mattarella led the tributes as the country remembered the legendary ‘Grande Torino’ on the 70th anniversary of the Superga air disaster that wiped out one of Italy’s greatest... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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Leonardo da Vinci events marred by Italy and France row

500th anniversary of artist’s death overshadowed by escalating diplomatic tensionsEvents to commemorate Leonardo da Vinci will take place in France and Italy on Thursday, the 500th anniversary of the artist’s death, with the French president, Emmanuel Macron, hosting his Italian counterpart, Sergio Mattarella.The two heads of state will meet at Amboise in the Indre-et-Loire region to visit the Château du Clos Lucé, where Da Vinci lived from March 1516 until his death in 1519. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, France, World news, Culture, Art and design, Museums, Italy, Emmanuel Macron, Da Vinci, Leonardo da Vinci, Loire, Sergio Mattarella, Amboise, Château du Clos Lucé, Indre