Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a European country consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Italian Alps and surrounded by several islands. Located in the middle of the Mediterranean sea and traversed along its length by the Apennines, Italy has a largely temperate seasonal climate. The country covers an area of 301,340 km2 (116,350 sq mi) and shares open land borders with France, Slovenia, Austria, Switzerland 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.
The Aquarius with its 629 migrants on board sparked a diplomatic raw among EU member states to reallocate asylum seekers. One year on little has changed. Italy closes its ports, member states oppose to..
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According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, Italy's Deputy Prime Minister said that Rome would press ahead with a plan to settle overdue state payments by issuing mini-bills unless a better solution..
(CNN)Amanda Knox has set foot in Italy for the first time since being released from prison in 2011, following her acquittal over the murder of British student Meredith Kercher. Knox is in the country..
The captains, owners, and operators of migrant rescue ships docking in Italy without authorization could soon face fines of up to $57,000. According to CNN, the fines are part of an Italian government..
Top Italian ministers will meet late on Tuesday to discuss how to deal with motorway operator Autostrade per l'Italia (ASPI) and its concession, three people familiar with the matter said. Reuters - Published
An Italian mob boss, who had been imprisoned in Uruguay since 2017, escaped from jail overnight as he was waiting to be extradited back to Italy, the South American country's interior ministry said on.. Reuters - Published
A controversial plan for Italy to issue so-called mini-bills to settle overdue state payments is opening cracks within the country's ruling League party, after a prominent party official on Sunday.. Reuters - Published
The Italian government won a confidence vote in parliament's lower house on Friday paving the way for the approval of a bill aimed at boosting growth through tax breaks and investment incentives. Reuters - Published
Italian prosecutors have complained to Switzerland about lengthy delays in obtaining evidence they have requested in an international corruption case involving oil firms Shell and Eni, a source.. Reuters - Published
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Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will meet later on Wednesday with Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio and Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli to discuss toll-road operators, two government.. Reuters - Published
A storehouse belonging to Libya's Mellitah Oil & Gas, a joint-venture between the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Italy's ENI, was damaged in an air strike on Tuesday, wounding three workers, the.. Reuters - Published
A majority of EU governments led by Italy sought on Tuesday to make good on a promise to open EU membership talks with North Macedonia and Albania, which face further delays to their hopes of joining.. Reuters - Published
Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday Rome would press ahead with a plan to settle overdue state payments by issuing mini-bills unless a better solution was put forward. Reuters - Published
Italy is the United States' most reliable ally in Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday, keen to present himself as a strong, trustworthy statesman during a flying visit to.. Reuters - Published