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Italy tightens rules for holiday season as Omicron cases rise
Rome, Dec 24 (IANS) The Italian government has tightened anti-Covid-19 rules for the Christmas and New Year holidays amid concerns over rising cases of the new Omicron variant across the country.
2021-12-24
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Italy meets EU recovery fund targets, govt ready to keep supporting economy: PM
Rome, Dec 23 (IANS) Italy has achieved the targets required to receive the funds provided by the European Union (EU) post-Covid recovery programme, and the government is still ready to support the national economy in case of a new slowdown, Prime Minister Mario Draghi has said.
2021-12-23
Category: International, Italy,Business/Economy,Politics
Serie A: Dumfries's winner helps Inter prevail over Torino
Rome, Dec 23 (IANS) Defending champions Inter Milan finished their 2021 campaign with a Serie A victory, as Denzel Dumfries' strike sealed a 1-0 win over Torino.
2021-12-23
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
5th Covid vaccine authorised in Europe as Omicron continues to surge
Rome, Dec 22 (IANS) The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has added a fifth vaccine to its anti-Covid arsenal as the Omicron variant continued to spread across Europe.
2021-12-22
Category: International, Italy,National
Serie A: Bernardeschi inspires Juve to conquer Cagliari
Rome, Dec 22 (IANS) Federico Bernardeschi took centre stage as his long-awaited goal and an assist helped Juventus dominate Cagliari 2-0 in Serie A.
2021-12-22
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Italy, Germany likely to bring positions closer over EU fiscal rules
Rome, Dec 21 (IANS) After his first in-person meeting with new German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said the two nations are likely to bring their positions closer on how they respectively look at the European Union's (EU) fiscal rules.
2021-12-21
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Italy's President calls for open, constructive multilateralism
Rome, Dec 17 (IANS) Italian President Sergio Mattarella has urged for open, constructive multilateralism, calling it the "only way" to tackle challenges such as the Covid-19 pandemic and climate change.
2021-12-17
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine,Politics
Italy vaccinates children between 5-11 years
Rome, Dec 17 (IANS) Italy began the process of vaccinating healthy children aged 5 to 11 years. The country has already vaccinated more than 85 per cent of children aged above 12 years.
2021-12-17
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine,Politics
Italy gas explosion death toll climbs to 9
Rome, Dec 15 (IANS) Rescuers have pulled the remains of two people from the rubble of a residential building that collapsed following a methane gas explosion in Italy's Sicilian town of Ravanusa, bringing total fatalities to nine.
2021-12-15
Category: International, Italy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Italian govt to extend Covid state of emergency until March 2022
Rome, Dec 15 (IANS) The Italian government has approved a decree allowing the extension of the national state of emergency over the coronavirus pandemic for another three months.
2021-12-15
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine,Politics
3 killed, 6 missing in gas explosion in Italy
Rome, Dec 13 (IANS) Three people were killed and six others remain missing after a residential building collapsed in a methane gas explosion in Italy's Sicilian town of Ravanusa, the National Fire Corps have tweeted.
2021-12-13
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Champions League: Villarreal beat Atlanta 3-2, complete last-16 lineup
Bergamo (Italy), Dec 10 (IANS) Needing a draw to advance into the next stage, Spanish side Villarreal edged past Italian club Atalanta 3-2 to become the last team to reach the Round of 16 in the UEFA Champions League.
2021-12-10
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Italian watchdog fines Amazon $1.3 bn for abusing its market position
Rome, Dec 9 (IANS) The Italian Competition Authority on Thursday fined e-commerce giant Amazon $1.3 billion (1.1 billion euros) for using its dominance in the online shopping world and harming competing operators in the logistics space via its 'Fulfilment by Amazon' (FBA) service.
2021-12-09
Category: International, Italy,Business/Economy,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Italian watchdog fines Amazon $1.3 bn for abusing its market position
Rome, Dec 9 (IANS) The Italian Competition Authority on Thursday fined e-commerce giant Amazon $1.3 billion (1.1 billion euros) for using its dominance in the online shopping world and harming competing operators in the logistics space via its 'Fulfilment by Amazon' (FBA) service.
2021-12-09
Category: International, Italy,Business/Economy,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mixed reactions over Italy's new 'green pass' rules
Rome, Dec 7 (IANS) Italy's newest round of coronavirus health curbs, which are among the most restrictive in the European Union (EU), has come into effect, but were .
2021-12-07
Category: International, Italy,Politics
AC Milan bounce back by dominating Shevchenko's Genoa in Serie A
Rome, Dec 2 (IANS) AC Milan bounced back from two consecutive Serie A defeats by beating Geona 3-0 away with a Zlatan Ibrahimovic's free-kick and a Junior Messias's brace.
2021-12-02
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Juve conquer Salernitana in Serie A, back to winning ways after setbacks
Rome, Dec 1 (IANS) Juventus finished November with a win as a pair of strikes from Alvaro Morata and Paulo Dybala gave the Old Lady a 2-0 away victory over Salernitana in a late Tuesday game.
2021-12-01
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Australia face Davis Cup elimination despite 2-1 win over Hungary
Turin, Nov 28 (IANS) The 28-time Davis Cup champions Australia are facing certain elimination despite a 2-1 victory over Hungary in the Davis Cup Finals here on Saturday.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Macron, Draghi meet to discuss treaty aimed at boosting EU ties
Rome, Nov 26 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi met to work toward finalising the "Quirinale Treaty".
2021-11-26
Category: International, Italy,Politics
With Zverev flying high, Djokovic's dominance could be tested next year
Turin, Nov 22 (IANS) World No. 1 Novak Djokovic will have his hands full when the new season commences with the first major of the year -- the Australian Open -- as he not only has to contend with a resurgent Daniil Medvedev of Russia but also Germany's Alexander Zverev, who won the Nitto ATP Finals here late on Sunday night.
2021-11-22
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Wasn't 100 per cent there mentally: Medvedev after WTA Finals loss
Turin, Nov 22 (IANS) Russian world No. 2 Daniil Medvedev said after the 6-4, 6-4 loss to Alexander Zverev in the year-end Nitto ATP Finals summit clash that he wasn't "100 per cent there mentally", adding that his serve didn't have the "spark" to unsettle the German world No. 3.
2021-11-22
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
ATP Finals: Zverev stuns Djokovic to set up title clash with Medvedev
Turin, Nov 21 (IANS) Germany's Alexander Zverev came up some of the best tennis of the season in front of a cheering crowd as he defeated world No.1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia in three sets to set up a title clash with Russian Daniil Medvedev at the Nitto ATP Finals in a late Saturday night match here.
2021-11-21
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
With AO deadline approaching, Djokovic keeps everyone guessing on vaccination status
Turin, Nov 21 (IANS) World No. 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic is keeping the Australian Open (AO) organisers and his fans guessing about his Covid-19 vaccination status, adding to the uncertainty on whether he will compete at the year's opening major.
2021-11-21
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
ATP Finals: Alexander Zverev beats Daniil Medvedev to win title
Turin, Nov 21 (IANS) Germany's Alexander Zverev clinched the 2021 ATP Finals title after beating Russia's Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 6-4 in the finals, here on Sunday.
2021-11-21
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
ATP Finals: Ruud shock for Rublev as Norwegian sets up semis clash against Medvedev
Turin, Nov 20 (IANS) Casper Ruud of Norway rose to the challenge as he defeated Russia's Andrey Rublev 2-6, 7-5, 7-6(5) in a winner-takes-all 'Green Group' match to set up a semifinal clash with Daniil Medvedev at the year-end elite Nitto ATP Finals here.
2021-11-20
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Tennis: Djokovic requests other players to join union he co-founded
Turin, Nov 20 (IANS) The 20-time Grand Slam champion and world No.1 Novak Djokovic has requested tennis players to unite and join the Professional Tennis Players' Association (PTPA). Djokovic, who is vocal about the profit distribution among players is also the co-founder of PTPA.
2021-11-20
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Third straight win for Daniil Medvedev in Nitto ATP Finals
Turin, Nov 19 (IANS) Russia's world No. 2 Daniil Medvedev kept his record in the Nitto ATP Finals clean with a third consecutive win in the 'Red Group' -- a 6-0, 6-7(5), 7-6(8) victory over local favourite Jannik Sinner -- as he aims to defend the elite year-end title he won in London last year.
2021-11-19
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Italy tightens Covid rules on public transport
Rome, Nov 17 (IANS) New measures to fight the spread of Covid-19 on public transport and in taxis came into force in Italy on Tuesday, as authorities attempt to contain a fourth wave of infections.
2021-11-17
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Medvedev secures ATP Finals' semis berth; Sinner too well-placed
Turin, Nov 17 (IANS) Defending champion Daniil Medvedev of Russia secured a hard-fought 6-3, 6-7(3), 7-6(6) victory over Germany's Alexander Zverev at the Nitto ATP Finals to qualify for the semifinals as he moved to 2-0 in 'Red Group' action here.
2021-11-17
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Rublev storms back into form, overcomes Tsitsipas in Nitto ATP Finals
Turin, Nov 16 (IANS) Russia's world No. 5 Andrey Rublev stormed back to his winning ways, defeating Greece's world No. 4 Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-4 in the 'Green Group' of the elite year-end Nitto ATP Finals here.
2021-11-16
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Zverev wins opening Nitto ATP Finals match with home favourite Berrettini retiring
Turin, Nov 15 (IANS) Italian Matteo Berrettini's campaign in the year-end Nitto ATP Finals began on an inauspicious note as the home star was forced to retire early in the second set of his match against Germany's Alexander Zverev due to an injury to his left oblique, in the Red Group of the elite eight-player tournament.
2021-11-15
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
ATP Finals: Djokovic makes winning start in record title bid
Turin, Nov 15 (IANS) World No 1 Novak Djokovic began his campaign for a sixth ATP Finals title with victory on Monday, defeating Norway's Casper Ruud 7-6(4), 6-2 in Green Group action.
2021-11-15
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Djokovic chasing another slice of history and Federer's record at ATP Finals
Turin, Nov 14 (IANS) Novak Djokovic, the top seed from Serbia, is chasing another slice of history while second seed, Russia's Daniil Medvedev, will be looking to defend the trophy he won in London last year when the season-finale Nitto ATP Finals commences here later on Sunday.
2021-11-14
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
ATP Finals: Medvedev beats Hurkacz in opener
Turin, Nov 14 (IANS) Making a successful start to his ATP Finals title defence, Russia's Daniil Medvedev on Sunday registered a 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-4 victory against Poland's Hubert Hurkacz in the opening match here, moving to 1-0 lead in Red Group action.
2021-11-14
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Pressure of Grand Slam did take a toll on me, concedes Djokovic
Turin, Nov 13 (IANS) World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic has conceded that the pressure of winning a calendar grand slam and making history had taken a toll on him this year as he aim to end the year on a high by winning the elite eight-player Nitto ATP Finals commencing here on Sunday (November 14).
2021-11-13
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Djokovic, Tsitsipas in Green Group at Nitto ATP Finals
Turin, Nov 12 (IANS) Serbian world No. 1 Novak Djokovic is in the 'Green Group' of the 2021 Nitto ATP Finals -- the elite year-end tournament for the top-eight tennis players in the world -- along with Greece's world No.3 Stefanos Tsitsipas, Andrey Rublev of Russia and Norwegian Casper Ruud.
2021-11-12
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Italy's Covid situation stable despite 4th wave
Rome, Nov 9 (IANS) Italy's Covid-19 situation is stable under the current rules despite the ongoing fourth wave of the pandemic, a health official said.
2021-11-09
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
Why Covid deaths is higher among patients on kidney dialysis
Rome, Nov 8 (IANS) People with kidney failure who are on dialysis or who have received a kidney transplant face a higher risk of dying from Covid-19 due to differences in their immune system, finds a study.
2021-11-08
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Ducati unveils its 'most advanced' e-scooter
Rome, Nov 7 (IANS) Italian motorcycle brand Ducati has unveiled its most advanced electric scooter yet, the Ducati Pro-III e-scooter at $924.
2021-11-07
Category: International, Italy,Technology
Pole star Hubert Hurkacz secures last berth in year-end ATP Finals
Turin, Nov 6 (IANS) Hubert Hurkacz, the world No. 10 tennis player from Poland, completed the elite eight-player field for the 2021 Nitto ATP Finals -- the year-end tournament -- which will be played at the Pala Alpitour in Turin from November 14-21.
2021-11-06
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
'Good to be back', Osaka hints at return to action in Australia
Rome (Italy), Nov 6 (IANS) Japan's four-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka is back on the tennis court for practice and has hinted that she is likely to return to action at next year's Australian Open.
2021-11-06
Category: International, Italy,Sports
Ruud joins Djokovic, Medvedev, Tsitsipas in elite ATP Finals list
Turin, Nov 5 (IANS) Casper Ruud will make his debut at the ATP Finals after clinching his spot at the Rolex Paris Masters defeating Marcus Giron of the United States. The 22-year-old is the first Norwegian to earn a spot in the season finale, to be played at the Pala Alpitour in Turin from November 14-21.
2021-11-05
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Dutch PM sees fruitful results, broad prospects in cooperation with China
Rome, Nov 1 (IANS) The Netherlands' cooperation with China has yielded fruitful results in various fields and enjoys broad prospects, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said here.
2021-11-01
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy
G20 Rome summit ends with commitment to address multiple global challenges
Rome, Nov 1 (IANS) The G20 Summit in Rome ended on Sunday with the adoption of a declaration reaffirming the crucial role of multilateralism and international cooperation in overcoming the global challenges arising from the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-11-01
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy
Italian PM meets Chinese FM on ties
Rome, Nov 1 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi met with visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister, Wang Yi here on Sunday.
2021-11-01
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy
Roundup: G20 leaders uphold multilateralism, grapple with pandemic
Rome, Oct 31 (IANS) The leaders of the world's major economies and international organizations called for enhanced international cooperation on the Covid-19 pandemic, particularly on the supply and distribution of vaccines, as multilateral talks kicked off at the Group of 20 (G20) Leaders' Summit on Saturday.
2021-10-31
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Moon, EU leader agree to bolster vax supplies for developing nations
Rome, Oct 31 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen have agreed to step up efforts to boost the supply of Covid-19 vaccines to developing nations.
2021-10-31
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Ado Campeol, at whose restaurant tiramisu was invented, passes away at 93
Rome, Oct 31 (IANS) Ado Campeol, the man at whose restaurant the most famous Italian dessert, tiramisu, was invented in 1969, passed away on Sunday at the age of 93.
2021-10-31
Category: International, Italy,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Chinese, Indonesia FMs voice serious concerns over AUKUS nuclear submarine deal
Rome, Oct 30 (IANS) Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Indonesia counterpart Retno Marsudi met in Italy's capital city on Friday, vowing to enhance bilateral ties and voicing serious concerns over the Australia-U.K.-U.S (AUKUS) nuclear submarine deal.
2021-10-30
Category: International, Italy,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Moon asks Pope Francis to visit N.Korea
Rome, Oct 30 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in has asked Pope Francis to visit North Korea to bring peace on the Korean Peninsula, and the latter has positively reacted to the offer, saying he is willing to do so if he receives an invitation from Pyongyang, an official said.
2021-10-30
Category: International, Italy,Politics