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Matteo Pellicone wrestling: Sarita bags silver in 57kg
Rome, March 6 (IANS) Asian champion Sarita Mor settled for silver in the women's 57kg category of the Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series wrestling after going down to Giullia Rodrigues of Brazil 2-4 in the final here.
2021-03-06
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Other Sports
Italy reports 22,865 new Covid cases
Rome, March 5 (IANS) Italy's overall coronavirus caseload has increased to 2,999,119 after the country registered 22,865 new cases in the last 24 hours, up from 20,884 reported a day earlier.
2021-03-05
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
Milan survive home scare, hold Udinese to 1-1 draw
Milan, March 4 (IANS) Franck Kessie's late penalty saved AC Milan from a home defeat in Serie A, as the Rossoneri drew with Udinese 1-1. Milan have managed just one win in its last three matches and needed another to keep pace on the table.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Italy's national debt reached 155.6% of GDP in 2020
Rome, March 3 (IANS) Pushed by drastically increased public spending and a record-setting economic slowdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Italy's national debt ratio surged last year, reaching 155.6 per cent of the country's GDP, authorities said.
2021-03-03
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Juventus ease past Spezia 3-0
Rome, March 3 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo marked his 600th league game with a low-strike as Juventus put on a second-half show to dominate Spezia 3-0 in Serie A.
2021-03-03
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Italian PM signs new anti-virus decree
Rome, March 3 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi signed a decree with fresh coronavirus containment measures.
2021-03-03
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
Italy's Covid infection rate inches higher
Rome, March 2 (IANS) Italy's Covid-19 infection rate has started to increase over the last week for the first time since December 2020, as the head of the country's coronavirus task force was sacked and other health experts called for greater diligence from the public.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
Inter fly high in Serie A with 3-0 win over Genoa
Rome, March 1 (IANS) Inter Milan took a four-point lead at the top of the Serie A table with a 3-0 win over Genoa at the San Siro, with striker Romelu Lukaku taking the center-stage.
2021-03-01
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Juventus held to 1-1 draw by Hellas Verona
Rome, Feb 28 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo's 19th Serie A goal for Juventus this season was not enough as Hellas Verona battled back to neutralize the Bianconeri for one point. Juventus made the trip to Bentegodi with a host of absentees, which meant head coach Andrea Pirlo had to call up several youngsters.
2021-02-28
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Inter dominate Milan derby, win 3-0 to open 4-point lead in Serie A
Rome, Feb 22 (IANS) The highly-anticipated Milan derby turned out to be a lop-sided one, as Inter Milan swept aside city rivals AC Milan 3-0, with Lautaro Martinez bagging a brace and Inter goalkeeper Samir Handanovic playing heroics.
2021-02-22
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Italy's Covid indicators improve amid govt review of policies
Rome, Feb 19 (IANS) The main indicators for the coronavirus pandemic in Italy continued to improve gradually while strategies for combatting the virus' spread were under review as a new government took the reins of power in the country.
2021-02-19
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
WADA slams Italian judge for clearing Schwazer of doping
Rome, Feb 19 (IANS) The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Thursday slammed an Italian judge's decision to clear the criminal proceedings against Italian race walker Alex Schwazer.
2021-02-19
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Athletics
Facebook fined 7 mn euros in Italy over improper data use
Rome, Feb 18 (IANS) Italy's competition watchdog has fined social networking giant Facebook seven million euros ($8.45 million) for failing to comply with a previous order related to improper use of its subscribers' data.
2021-02-18
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Technology
Serie A: Inter Milan moves top after beating Lazio
Rome, Feb 15 (IANS) Romelu Lukaku took the center-stage at the San Siro as the Belgian scored two and set up another, helping Inter Milan conquer Lazio 3-1 to leapfrog AC Milan, into the top place of Serie A.
2021-02-15
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Italy's new prime minister, his cabinet sworn in
Rome, Feb 14 (IANS) The Italian government formed by newly-appointed Prime Minister Mario Draghi, who was also the former chief of the European Central Bank (ECB), was officially sworn in.
2021-02-14
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Mario Draghi to be sworn in as Italy Prime Minister
Rome, Feb 13 (IANS) Former head of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi has formally accepted the role of Italy's next Prime Minister and will be sworn in on Saturday.
2021-02-13
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Atalanta beat Napoli, to meet Juventus in Coppa Italia final
Rome, Feb 11 (IANS) Atalanta eliminated Napoli in the second leg of the Coppa Italia semi-finals with a 3-1 home win, setting up a clash against Juventus in the final.
2021-02-11
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Juventus eliminate Inter, enter Coppa Italia final
Rome, Feb 10 (IANS) Juventus played out a goal-less draw against Inter Milan in the return leg of the Coppa Italia semi-finals, and it was enough for the Bianconeri to qualify for the final.
2021-02-10
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Italy's main Covid indicators continue improvement
Rome, Feb 9 (IANS) Italy's main coronavirus indicators have continued to improve, even after a week into the country's latest easing of health restrictions and despite a slowdown in vaccine rollout.
2021-02-09
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
Ronaldo inspires Juventus to dominate Roma in Serie A
Rome, Feb 7 (IANS) Juventus have moved to the third place on the Serie A table after securing a comfortable 2-0 home victory over Roma in their latest encounter. Cristiano Ronaldo scored one and forced a Roger Ibanez's own goal.
2021-02-07
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
World food prices up across the board in Jan: FAO
Rome, Feb 5 (IANS) World food prices continued their gains from last year in January, rising 4.3 per cent for the most, pushed higher for the eighth consecutive month by rising prices for grains and cereals, sugar, and vegetable oils, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said in a report.
2021-02-05
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Italy's outgoing PM Conte signals support for successor
Rome, Feb 5 (IANS) Outgoing Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has signalled his support for a government led by Prime Minister-designate Mario Draghi.
2021-02-05
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Mancini to step down as Italy boss after 2022 FIFA WC
Rome, Feb 3 (IANS) Italy coach Roberto Mancini has said that he would like to leave the Azzurri and return to club management after the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
2021-02-03
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Italy eases restrictions in most regions
Rome, Feb 2 (IANS) Coronavirus restrictions has been eased in most of Italy's 20 regions after the country witnessed continued improvement in the pandemic situation.
2021-02-02
Category: International, Italy,Politics
AC Milan edges Bologna, Juventus conquers Sampdoria in Serie A
Rome, Jan 31 (IANS) AC Milan has kept its lead on the table as it edged past Bologna 2-1, while Juventus also wrapped up three points after a 2-0 away victory over Sampdoria in their respective encounters in Serie A.
2021-01-31
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Italian House Speaker given mandate to verify new govt majority
Rome, Jan 30 (IANS) Italian President Sergio Mattarella has given House Speaker Roberto Fico an exploratory mandate to verify whether the same governing majority that existed before Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte's resignation is still workable.
2021-01-30
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Pfizer vows continued vaccine supply despite Italy's lawsuit
Rome, Jan 29 (IANS) The Italian division of US-based pharmaceutical giant Pfizer said it will continue to honour its contract to provide coronavirus vaccines to the country even if it follows through on a plan to sue the company for falling behind on vaccine deliveries.
2021-01-29
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
Ronaldo under investigation for potential Covid-19 rule breach
Turin, Jan 29 (IANS) Juventus star striker Cristiano Ronaldo is under investigation for allegedly breaching Covid-19 protocols after he took a birthday ski trip to a mountain resort.
2021-01-29
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Napoli knocks out Spezia in Coppa Italia
Rome, Jan 29 (IANS) Napoli secured the last spot in the Coppa Italia semi-finals, as the Partenopei eliminated Spezia 4-2 in their last-eight encounter.
2021-01-29
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Juve ease past SPAL to set up Inter clash in Coppa Italia
Rome, Jan 28 (IANS) Juventus have moved into the semi-finals of the Coppa Italia with a comfortable 4-0 victory over Serie B side SPAL, with four different players on target.
2021-01-28
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Italian PM to resign amid pandemic criticism
Rome, Jan 26 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Tuesday confirmed to his Cabinet that he would tender his resignation following widespread criticism of his handling of the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
2021-01-26
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Hungary & Netherlands qualify for Olympics in women's water polo
Rome, Jan 26 (IANS) Hungary and the Netherlands have secured qualification for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics at the recently concluded FINA Women's Water Polo Olympic Games Qualification Tournament.
2021-01-26
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Other Sports
Juventus dominate Bologna in Serie A
Rome, Jan 25 (IANS) Juventus have moved back into the top four of Serie A as Arthur's maiden goal for the Bianconeri helped them beat Bologna 2-0 at Allianz Stadium in their recent encounter.
2021-01-25
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
FAO head calls for efforts to strengthen world food systems
Rome, Jan 23 (IANS) Qu Dongyu, Director-General of the Rome-based UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), said the coronavirus pandemic has illustrated the need for the world to strengthen agriculture and food systems.
2021-01-23
Category: International, Italy,Politics
48 arrested in anti-mafia operation in Italy
Rome, Jan 22 (IANS) Forty-eight people were arrested in Italy as part of a large anti-mafia operation that also involved a national political leader, according to prosecutors and local media reports.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Ronaldo becomes top goalscorer in football history
Rome, Jan 21 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo has become the top goalscorer in football history as his Juventus side won the Italian Super Cup (Supercoppa) for the ninth time, beating Napoli 2-0 in the final at Mapei Stadium.
2021-01-21
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Italian PM wins confidence vote ahead of Senate test
Rome, Jan 19 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has won the first of two confidence votes at the Lower House of Parliament by 321 in favour, 259 against and 27 abstaining.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Ibra's brace inspires 10-man Milan past Cagliari in Serie A
Rome, Jan 19 (IANS) Zlatan Ibrahimovic's double helped AC Milan enjoy a 2-0 victory away to Cagliari in their latest encounter, despite Alexis Saelemaekers's red card.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
5 dead, 7 hospitalised in suspected carbon monoxide leak in Italy
Rome, Jan 17 (IANS) At least five people died and seven others hospitalised in critical condition in what rescuers said was a probable case of carbon monoxide poisoning at a rest home near Rome, the Italian National Fire Department said.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Italy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Italy bans flights from Brazil over new Covid variant detection
Rome, Jan 17 (IANS) Italian Health Minister Roberto Speranza has signed an order banning direct flights to Italy from Brazil after a new variant of the coronavirus was identified in four passengers arriving from that country.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
Italian PM to address parliament after losing coalition ally
Rome, Jan 15 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told President Sergio Mattarella that he will address Parliament rather than offering his resignation after one of his coalition allies withdrew its support, according to an official statement.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Major anti-mafia trial kicks off in Italy
Rome, Jan 14 (IANS) A major mafia trial against 325 suspected mobsters and corrupt officials kicked off in the southern Italian city of Lamezia Terme.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Italy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Italian gov't in crisis as coalition ally withdraws
Rome, Jan 14 (IANS) Italian Senator Matteo Renzi, a former prime minister, announced that his Italia Viva party is withdrawing its cabinet members from Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte's coalition government.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Italy's cabinet approves EU-backed post-Covid recovery plan
Rome, Jan 14 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte's cabinet passed a national recovery plan to boost the economy in the post-Covid phase.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Italy,Politics
AC Milan into Coppa Italia quarters
Rome, Jan 13 (IANS) AC Milan have booked a spot in the Coppa Italia quarter-finals, eliminating Torino 5-4 on penalties.
2021-01-13
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Researchers find Italian woman infected with Covid-19 in November 2019: media
Rome, Jan 13 (IANS) Researchers from the University of Milan have recently found that a woman in the northern Italian city was infected with Covid-19 in November 2019, according to media reports.
2021-01-13
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
Italy relaxes anti-coronavirus restrictions
Rome, Jan 12 (IANS) Italy has returned to a three-tiered system that places regions into different restriction levels according to the local Covid-19 pandemic situation.
2021-01-12
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
Experts urge extra caution as Italy's Covid-19 curve trending up again
Rome, Jan 9 (IANS) Italian experts urged maximum caution in relaxing the restrictions imposed during the year-end holidays, arguing that the recent downward trend in the coronavirus pandemic was "slowing down."
2021-01-09
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
Juventus end Milan's 27-match unbeaten run in Serie A
Rome, Jan 7 (IANS) AC Milan saw its 27-match unbeaten run in Serie A ended by Juventus as it lost 1-3 to the Bianconeri at the San Siro.
2021-01-07
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Italy to vaccinate 10-15 mn people by April: PM
Rome, Dec 31 (IANS) Italy is planning to vaccinate 10 to 15 million of its roughly 60 million citizens against the novel coronavirus by April 2021, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said.
2020-12-31
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine