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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 fourth-most populous member state of the European Union.

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Italy has increased relocation of migrants around Europe, official figures showed on Wednesday, reducing frictions around the issue and enabling far-right leader..
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Italian vinegar producers suffered a blow on Wednesday when the EU's top court ruled that the term "balsamic" can be used to label vinegar or flavorings even if..
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A top U.S. diplomat for Europe and Eurasia will travel to Ukraine, Slovakia and Italy over the next week, the State Department said on Tuesday, at a time when..
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Brescia president Massimo Cellino has said that Italy forward Mario Balotelli can leave on a free transfer in the January transfer window as he is not suited to..
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The rapid rise of a new left-wing movement has caught the League's Matteo Salvini by surprise.
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Italy's ruling parties are on a collision course over a proposal to relax time limits on the prosecution of crimes, threatening the future of the fractious,..
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Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told parliament on Monday a contested reform of the euro zone's bailout fund was in Italy's national interest, but that it should..
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Italy's government will hold a vote in parliament next week to decide on reform of the euro zone's bailout fund, as divisions within Rome's ruling coalition..
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Italy's government will attempt to get a vote in parliament next week to decide on reform of the European Union's bailout fund, as divisions within Rome's ruling..
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The bodies of five migrants who died when a boat capsized in rough waters off the southern Lampedusa coast a week ago have been found, Italy's coast guard said..
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Argentine Lautaro Martinez scores twice as Antonio Conte's Inter Milan edge past SPAL to move top of Serie A.
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Venetians gave the cold shoulder to the fifth vote in 40 years to break away from sister city Mestre on the Italian mainland, with little expectation of a..
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Italy's Benetton family, in a letter to media, said it had played no role in running a motorway bridge that collapsed last year killing 43 people, and asked..
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England are drawn against Croatia and Czech Republic in Group D at Euro 2020, with Wales alongside Italy, Switzerland and Turkey in Group A.
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England are drawn against Croatia and Czech Republic in Group D at Euro 2020, with Wales alongside Italy, Switzerland and Turkey in Group A.
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The head of Italy's ruling 5-Star Movement said on Saturday the government should not sign off on a reform of the euro zone's bailout fund until plans for a..
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All 20 Serie A clubs make a united pledge to combat Italian football's "serious problem" with racism, saying there is no more "time to waste".
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Italian police said on Thursday they uncovered a plot to form a new Nazi party and seized a cache of weapons during searches across the country.
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The composer was a child prodigy on tour in Italy when he sat for the portrait.
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Italy will press ahead with an investment program for F-35 fighter jets, Defence Minister Lorenzo Guerini said, after uncertainty over further orders from the..
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