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Italy

Country in Southern Europe

Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a European country consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Alps and surrounded by several islands. Italy is located in south-central Europe, and it is also considered a part of Western Europe. The country covers a total area of 301,340 km2 (116,350 sq mi) and shares land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, and the enclaved microstates of Vatican City and San Marino. Italy has a territorial exclave in Switzerland (Campione) and a maritime exclave in the Tunisian Sea (Lampedusa). With around 60 million inhabitants, Italy is the third-most populous member state of the European Union. The capital and largest city is Rome; other major cities are Milan, Naples, Turin, Palermo, Genoa, Bologna, Florence and Venice.

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The Egyptian public prosecutor's office is pursuing a criminal investigation into an Egyptian researcher studying in Italy on charges of spreading fake news that..
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Russell Cowan died in 2016 during a trip to Italy with friends for a charity event
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Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte denied on Sunday he was looking to put together a new coalition after relations with the small Italia Viva party..
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Italy said on Sunday it would evacuate citizens from a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship being held under quarantine in the Japanese port of Yokohama, after 355..
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Italian prosecutors have placed a senior executive of engineering group Alstom under investigation after a deadly high-speed train derailment in the northern..
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Italian football's governing body asks Fifa for a system where managers can use on-field 'VAR challenges'.
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Former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said Italy's government could collapse after his small party boycotted a cabinet meeting over a contested justice reform and..
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Former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said the government could collapse after his small centrist party boycotted a cabinet meeting over a contested justice..
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Officials in Terni, in the Umbrian hills, are hoping to find a "romantic" US city to twin with.
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Italy's Matteo Salvini denied on Thursday that his League party is a far-right group, instead portraying it as a moderate force that wants to broaden its appeal..
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The head of Italy's opposition League party, Matteo Salvini, said on Thursday he would back any move to strip Atlantia of its motorway concession if there were..
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An Iraqi Kurdish Islamist suspected of plotting attacks in Europe and the Middle East will be extradited from Norway to Italy, the Justice Ministry in Oslo said..
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Matteo Salvini, leader of Italy's right-wing League party, defiantly asked on Wednesday to be put on trial for detaining migrants at sea last year, even though..
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Patrick Zaky from Egypt was studying in Italy and was detained when he flew home for a family visit.
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Rome will push ahead with new rules making it easier to revoke motorway concessions, two deputy ministers said, in a move aimed at forcing Atlantia to accept..
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Rome will push ahead with new rules making it easier to revoke motorway concessions, Italy's Deputy Economy Minister said, in a move aimed at forcing Atlantia to..
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Italy's government has no intention of changing new rules aimed at making it easier and less costly to revoke motorway concessions, Deputy Economy Minister Laura..
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Italy is prepared to consider a resumption of maritime patrols in the Mediterranean, a senior official said, but diplomats said Austria is sticking to its..
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Italy's future is threatened by its diminishing birthrate, President Sergio Mattarella said on Tuesday, as new data showed the population had shrunk once again..
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Italy's former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Monday threatened a no-confidence motion against his own justice minister, posing a fresh risk to the survival of..
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France remain unbeaten in the Six Nations after a bonus-point win despite a lacklustre second half against Italy
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