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      • Libya: Nightmarish Detention for Migrants, Asylum Seekers
        European Union policies contribute to a cycle of extreme abuse against migrants in Libya. The EU and Italy’s support for the Libyan Coast Guard contributes significantly to the interception of migrants and asylum seekers and their subsequent detent…
        - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
      • No Escape from Hell

        No Escape from Hell

         Executive SummaryIf someone escapes hell, how can you grab them and take them back to hell?– Bamba, a 31-year-old from Ivory Coast who reached Italy in October 2016Soft-spoken Abdul left Darfur in 2016 when he was eighteen. He went to Egyp…
        - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
      • Italy

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        A coalition government between the anti-immigrant League and the populist Five Star Movement was inaugurated in June. In March, the UN high commissioner for human rights deplored the racism and xenophobia that characterized the election campaign.By…
        - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
      • Libya: Migrants Forced off Ship at Libya Port

        Libya: Migrants Forced off Ship at Libya Port

        (Milan) – Libyan security forces forcibly removed 79 migrants and asylum seekers on November 20, 2018 from the Panama-flagged cargo ship Nivin in the port of Misrata in Libya, after they refused to leave the…
        - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
      • Save the Aquarius, Save Lives
        Five years to the day after the Lampedusa tragedy in which at least 368 people died, rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea are more vital than ever. It is alarming that the last rescue ship in the Central Mediterranean may be forced to stop oper…
        - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
      • Europe: Save Mediterranean Rescue Ship

        Europe: Save Mediterranean Rescue Ship

        Expand A wooden boat carrying 29 people, mainly Syrians, just before their rescue and transfer to the Aquarius. October 10, 2017 © 2017 ANTHONY JEAN…
        - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
      • New Low for Italian Migration Policies

        New Low for Italian Migration Policies

        Expand A wooden boat carrying 29 people, mainly Syrians, just before their rescue and transfer to the Aquarius. October 10, 2017 © 2017 ANTHONY JEAN…
        - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
      • About the Mediterranean, Start with Saving Lives

        About the Mediterranean, Start with Saving Lives

        Expand Migrants are seen onboard the charity ship Lifeline at Boiler Wharf in Senglea, in Valletta's Grand Harbour, Malta June 27, 2018. © 2018 Reuters…
        - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
      • Cluster Munition Coalition Statement on Stockpile Destruction to the Convention on Cluster Munitions Eighth Meeting of States Parties in Geneva
        When we released Cluster Munition Monitor 2018 last Thursday, we highlighted the untarnished compliance record regarding the convention’s core prohibitions. One of the most visible examples is seen in stockpile destruction, where all of the first s…
        - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
      • Rescued Migrants Held Hostage to Politics

        Rescued Migrants Held Hostage to Politics

        Expand Migrants stand on the deck of the Italian Coast Guard ship Diciotti, moored at the Catania harbor, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. © 2018 AP Photo/Salvatore Cav…
        - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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      • Italy: real estates sales up 7.6 per cent
        [ Italica ] – Real estates sales increased by 4.7 per cent in quarter four 2018, compared to quarter three 2018, Istat, Italy's National Institute of Statistics reports. Data concerned both house and business sectors (+4.4% houses, +10.5% business)…
        - 3 days ago, 23 Apr 19, 6:18am -
      • Italy: exports up 6.1%
        [ Italica ] – In February, compared to the previous month, both exports and imports decreased, 2.2 and 0.1 per cent respectively, Italy's National Institute of Statistics, Istat, reported. On a year-to-year basis, data reported a relevant increase…
        - 30 days ago, 27 Mar 19, 8:23am -
      • Italy: unemployment index at 10.6 % in Q4
        [ Italica ] - Italy’s employment index is at 58.6 per cent, Istat, Italy's National Institute of Statistics reports in its latest survey. In the fourth quarter of 2018, unemployment index marks a 0.4 per cent decrease if compared to the same quarte…
        - 39 days ago, 18 Mar 19, 7:15am -
      • Italy: industrial turnover down 7.3%
        [ Italica ] – Italy’s industrial turnover index adjusted by working days is down 7.3 per cent in December 2018 compared to the previous year - the Italian National Institute of Statistics, Istat, reports. Compared to November 2018, the index, sea…
        - 66 days ago, 19 Feb 19, 6:35am -
      • Italy: unemployment index at 10.2 % in Q3
        [ Italica ] - Italy’s employment index is at 58.7 per cent, Istat, Italy's National Institute of Statistics reports in its latest survey. In the third quarter of 2018, unemployment index marks a 1.2 per cent decrease if compared to the same quarter…
        - 12 Dec 18, 5:43am -
      • Italy: positive data for retail trade
        [ Italica ] - In October, on a yearly basis, the retail trade index was up 1.5 and 1.6 per cent by considering value and volume respectively, Istat, Italy's National Institute of Statistics reports. Retail trade data show a 1.8 and 1.2 per cent incre…
        - 7 Dec 18, 6:12am -
      • Italy: industrial producer prices up 5.8 %
        [ Italica ] – In October, industrial producer price index was up 5.8 per cent on a year-to-year basis, Italy's National Institute of Statistics reports. In the domestic market, prices were up 7.1 per cent, mainly affected by an increase in the pric…
        - 29 Nov 18, 6:21am -
      • Italy: consumer price index at 1.6 %
        [ Italica ] – In October, inflation was at 1.6 per cent on a year-to-year basis, Italy's National Institute of Statistics reports. The index is unchanged on a monthly basis. Year-to-year data recorded a 4.8 per cent increase in the price of housing…
        - 19 Nov 18, 5:45am -
      • Italy: GDP unchanged in Q3 2018
        Italy: GDP unchanged in Q3 2018[ Italica ] – In the third quarter of 2018, Italy’s gross domestic product is unchanged, Italy's National Institute of Statistics reports in its latest survey. The slight decrease in industrial production (+0.2%),…
        - 8 Nov 18, 4:55am -
      • San Marino: unemployment at 7.69%
        [ Italica ] - In March 2018, total and real unemployment rate are at 7.69 and 6.04 per cent, respectively - Upeceds, San Marino's National Institute of Statistics, reports. Domestic employment rate is at 67.85 per cent. [ November 1, 2018 – Italica…
        - 1 Nov 18, 5:46am -
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      • newRomans revolt as tourists turn their noses up at city’s decay
        Rubbish-strewn streets, potholes and metro closures are contributing to anger among visitors and citizens alikeAs the day draws to a close in Rome, tourists are enjoying a nightcap at a bar on Piazza della Rotonda. In front of them stands the majesti…
        - 11 mins ago, 26 Apr 19, 7:59am -
      • A library of exile: Edmund de Waal on Venice's Jewish Ghetto
        In 1516, Venice’s Jewish population was forced into one small area of the city. Now the writer and artist has created artworks expressing a history of displacement and lossMy day begins in the Campo di Ghetto Nuovo. It is early morning and I am nur…
        - 2 days ago, 24 Apr 19, 1:00am -
      • Italian mayor bans bean growing to help child with rare allergy
        Broad bean cultivation banned within 300-metre radius of child’s home near FlorenceThe mayor of an Italian town has banned the cultivation of broad beans within a 300-metre radius surrounding the home of a child who has a rare allergy.Lorenzo Falch…
        - 3 days ago, 23 Apr 19, 8:53am -
      • Who was Leonardo da Vinci and what can we learn from him?
        As Europe prepares to mark the 500th anniversary of his death, we look at his achievements in art, science – and even flightLeonardo was born in 1452, apparently in a Tuscan village called Anchiano, not far from Vinci, and died in France in 1519. H…
        - 4 days ago, 22 Apr 19, 3:00am -
      • Pope condemns Sri Lanka attacks as acts of 'cruel violence'
        Francis urges global leaders in Easter Sunday address to work for an end to the arms raceLive updates: Sri Lanka church and hotel explosionsAt a glance: what we know so farPope Francis condemned the attacks in Sri Lanka that killed hundreds of people…
        - 5 days ago, 21 Apr 19, 8:46am -
      • One church, two popes: why Catholicism is in crisis this Easter | Peter Stanford
        Pope Francis the reformer is being challenged by his conservative predecessor – who now has a far-right backing including Steve BannonIn his pre-Easter address to pilgrims gathering in Rome, Pope Francis highlighted Jesus’s words as he died on th…
        - 6 days ago, 20 Apr 19, 3:00am -
      • Rome mayor accused of trying to change waste disposal firm's accounts
        Virginia Raggi allegedly put pressure on CEO to push company into the redRome’s beleaguered mayor is facing calls to resign after allegedly putting pressure on the former chief of the city’s waste disposal firm to fudge the company’s accounts.V…
        - 7 days ago, 19 Apr 19, 11:34am -
      • Italian broadcaster sparks fury over plans for gender-specific channels
        Rai’s proposals to show different content to men and women condemned as sexistItalian state broadcaster Rai has sparked fury over a proposal to create separate male and female TV channels.A reorganisation of some of the company’s channels as part…
        - 7 days ago, 19 Apr 19, 12:00am -
      • Resisting the right: the woman who is a beacon of hope in Salvini's Italy
        Antonella Bundu is the lead candidate in a coalition of anti-fascist radical-left partiesOn a peaceful Monday morning in March 2018, a Senegalese street vendor named Idy Diene was murdered on the Vespucci bridge in Florence. The man who fired the six…
        - 7 days ago, 19 Apr 19, 12:00am -
      • Sudan secret police 'worked with UK' to arrest suspected human trafficker
        Officials testify before Italian court in case of man who may be victim of mistaken identityA member of Sudan’s secret police has said he collaborated with the British National Crime Agency in order to facilitate the arrest of a suspected human tra…
        - 9 days ago, 17 Apr 19, 11:48am -
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