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Italy: Country in Southern Europe
Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a country consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Alps and several islands surrounding it. Italy is located in South-Central Europe, and is considered part of Western Europe. A unitary parliamentary republic with Rome as its capital, 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 enclave in Switzerland (Campione) and a maritime exclave in Tunisian waters (Lampedusa). With around 60 million inhabitants, Italy is the third-most populous member state of the European Union.

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Giulio Regeni: Italian President demands response from Egypt over student's 2016 murder [Video]

Giulio Regeni: Italian President demands response from Egypt over student's 2016 murder

On the fifth anniversary of the 28-year-old student's disappearance, Italian President Sergio Mattarella said he is expecting "full cooperation" from Cairo.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 02:00Published
COVID-19: Four further Italian regions reopen their secondary schools [Video]

COVID-19: Four further Italian regions reopen their secondary schools

Other regions will be holding off at least until the end of January.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:14Published
Covid-19 crisis creates 'new poor' throughout Italy [Video]

Covid-19 crisis creates 'new poor' throughout Italy

Poverty in Italy rose during the first 3 months of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report by Caritas. The charity says it’s seen an increase in the number of people asking for help for the..

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 03:50Published
Italy's Mount Etna spews rocks and lava in volcanic explosions [Video]

Italy's Mount Etna spews rocks and lava in volcanic explosions

Explosions from Mount Etna, Europe's largest active volcano, sent lava rocks flying into the air and left orange streams oozing down the slopes.

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Italy's fragile government will continue despite turmoil, says expert [Video]

Italy's fragile government will continue despite turmoil, says expert

"This is going to remain a fragile government based on a rather brittle majority," said political scientist Giovanni Orsina

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Italy's Mount Etna erupts at night time [Video]

Italy's Mount Etna erupts at night time

Long streams of red-hot lava flowed down Mount Etna as Europe's tallest and most active volcano erupted again.

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Italy's Senate to hold crucial vote to determine future of Giuseppe Conte's government [Video]

Italy's Senate to hold crucial vote to determine future of Giuseppe Conte's government

Italy's prime minister is fighting for political survival after former leader Matteo Renzi pulled his party's support from the government.

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Coronavirus pandemic in Italy: Three regions return to near-lockdown restrictions [Video]

Coronavirus pandemic in Italy: Three regions return to near-lockdown restrictions

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Italy faces political crisis in COVID-19 fight [Video]

Italy faces political crisis in COVID-19 fight

As PM scrambles to find enough allies to survive confidence votes, lockdown rules are being extended - meaning more misery for businesses.

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Europe's week: Netherlands and Italy plunged into crisis, Pompeo snubbed by EU [Video]

Europe's week: Netherlands and Italy plunged into crisis, Pompeo snubbed by EU

Both the Dutch and Italian governments began to fray over separate scandals and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo realised he may not be so welcome in Europe any more.

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Artists lockdown at Italian theatre to create a play about confinement [Video]

Artists lockdown at Italian theatre to create a play about confinement

The play will be performed for one night only when theatres are allowed to reopen across Italy.

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COVID-friendly cuddle room boosts pensioners in southern Italy [Video]

COVID-friendly cuddle room boosts pensioners in southern Italy

The inflatable installation allows retirement home residents to have contact with relatives without fear of picking up the virus.

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Italy political crisis: Govt risks collapse after withdrawal of Renzi [Video]

Italy political crisis: Govt risks collapse after withdrawal of Renzi

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Italy thrown into political crisis as Renzi sinks government [Video]

Italy thrown into political crisis as Renzi sinks government

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Italy: ‘Cornerstone’ mafia trial begins with hundreds in dock [Video]

Italy: ‘Cornerstone’ mafia trial begins with hundreds in dock

Prosecutors hope to strike a blow to Calabria’s ‘Ndrangheta by proving a web of crimes dating back to the 1990s.

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Italy's government plunged into crisis after junior coalition partner quits [Video]

Italy's government plunged into crisis after junior coalition partner quits

Former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who leads Italia Viva, withdrew support from the government.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:59Published
Mass trial of mafia mobsters starts in Italy [Video]

Mass trial of mafia mobsters starts in Italy

Italy has opened one of its biggest-ever trials of mafiosi. It targets the 'Ndrangheta, which is now considered Italy's most powerful organized crime group. Lucy Fielder reports.

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Italy opens 'maxi-trial' against 'ndrangheta organised crime syndicate [Video]

Italy opens 'maxi-trial' against 'ndrangheta organised crime syndicate

"I think it’s the first time that the son of a boss has decided to turn against his father in 'ndrangheta and he’s the pivotal testimony for this trial," said University of Oxford professor..

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Italy mafia trial: Hearing kicks off, over 320 people face crime charges [Video]

Italy mafia trial: Hearing kicks off, over 320 people face crime charges

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UK invites India for climate summit

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Tourist Posing For Photo Damages 19th Century Italian Sculpture

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Families of COVID victims in hard-hit Italian city seek judicial probe

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Italy weighs warships to Egypt deal after student murder

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