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Italy. Government reform to ban politicians from returning to judicial office

The Italian government has approved a key reform of the country’s much-criticized judicial system, preventing magistrates from moving directly from judicial careers to politics and vice versa. Reforms to the country’s justice system are among several requirements imposed by the European Union on Italy to receive billions of euros in pandemic recovery funds. Among those […]

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Italian government faces big hurdles after botched presidential election

After a week of wrangling in Rome, the good news is that the president’s choice has done more than anyone to guarantee the stability and rationality of Italian politics over the past seven years. Sergio Mattarella’s continued presence at the Quirinal Palace offers the best assurance that the same conditions will prevail for another seven […]

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The Italian tourism industry asks the government for financial assistance amid the current COVID-19 situation

Italy’s tourism industry has requested assistance from the country’s government to help the sector cope with the damage caused by the coronavirus and its new strains. The Omicron variant of COVID-19 has recently led to a large number of flight cancellations over the Christmas weekend in Italy and other European countries, as governments continue to […]

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Pope will help bring migrants from Cyprus to Italy, government says

Nicosia, Cyprus – Pope Francis is arranging the transfer of a number of migrants to Italy from the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus, where he begins a three-day visit next week, a government official said Thursday. Cypriot government. Government spokesman Marios Pelekanos told The Associated Press that the Vatican was making arrangements with Cypriot authorities. […]

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Italian government targets unvaccinated with restrictions as COVID-19 cases rise

Timeline of the United States COVID-19 Emergency Use Authorization Over the past year, the Food and Drug Administration has paved the way for adults and children to receive the COVID-19 vaccine as protection against the deadly coronavirus. ROME – The Italian government decided on Wednesday to exclude unvaccinated people from certain leisure activities in a […]

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Tensions between Italian government escalate over tax reform

A general view of the Italian Parliament as Prime Minister Mario Draghi addresses MPs on April 26, 2021 at Rome’s Montecitorio Palace with plans on how to spend EU recovery funds. Alberto Pizzoli/Pool via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ROME, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Divisions within the Italian government deepened […]

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SBS language | Green Pass proves to be a boost for Italian tourism. Will Australia follow his lead?

At the start of the pandemic in 2020, Italy suffered badly from the spread of the coronavirus. It has become one of the most affected countries and has had many victims who have fallen due to the virus. But it is interesting to note that during the summer of this year, one of Italy’s most […]

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Italian government reaches agreement on contested justice reform

The Italian judicial system is a frequent source of disputes The 5 Star Movement, prosecutors, had challenged the reform The statute of limitations was the main sticking point The reform must now be approved in parliament ROME, July 29 (Reuters) – The Italian government has reached an agreement on a disputed reform of the judicial […]

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Brexit news: tax-free shopping could offer a new opportunity for Italian tourism | World | News

Duty-free shopping specialist Global Blue said the UK’s exit from the European Union is an “opportunity to revive Italian tourism”. He believes that the prospects for tourism from the United Kingdom are particularly good, especially in the medium term. Indeed, the Mediterranean country is the third most popular destination for British travelers in Europe after […]

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What is the next step for the Italian government?

On January 26, the Italian government – led by then-Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, close to the Five Star Movement – collapsed when its government coalition became untenable. This tenuous coalition included, above all, the left-wing populist movement Five Star and the centre-left Democratic Party (PD). It also included a relatively new party, Italia Viva, which […]

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The Italian government is in crisis in the midst of a pandemic

ROME — Italy’s history of political instability resurfaced on Wednesday in particularly volatile times as a government crisis began amid a pandemic that has devastated the country, raised doubts over the competence of its leaders and intensified political battles. The government, a wobbly coalition of convenience between increasingly unpopular populists and the centre-left establishment, seemed […]

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As Italy’s government falters, its film and TV industry welcomes a fund

As Italy’s government falters, the struggling country’s film and TV industry is staying afloat with bolstered funding that, in 2021, will provide a €640 million ($775 million) safety net for local exhibitors, distributors and producers. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte survived a crucial Senate vote of confidence on Tuesday night by a razor-thin margin of […]

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Italian government wavers on how to revive economy after Covid-19

ROME—In the depths of the pandemic, a sign of normality is returning to Italy: political instability. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte’s government is struggling to avoid collapse after a small coalition member threatened to withdraw vital parliamentary support. The Italia Viva party, led by former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, has long been skeptical of Mr […]

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The Italian government borrows money for free

The most indebted EU economy after Greece published on Tuesday three year bond which bears no interest. Investors will not receive anything until the bond matures in 2024. This is the latest sign that very little is preventing governments, backed by the firepower of their central banks, from to borrow whatever it takes to rebuild […]

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Italy’s tourism industry misses out on US big spenders

Tourists are back in Italy – a country that was the epicenter of Europe’s coronavirus outbreak months ago, claiming nearly 35,000 lives. European Union borders have reopened to tourists from a list of countries without the need to quarantine. But the United States is not on this list – much to the dismay of Italian […]

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Death in Venice? Italian tourism under respiratory assistance

“This is the worst crisis Italy has had to face since the end of World War II,” says Emanuele Felice, professor of economic history at the University of Chieti-Pescara and economic adviser to the Democratic Party ( a left-wing party which, together with the Five Star Movement and Italia Viva, supports the government led by […]

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The Italian government has completely collapsed and nothing has changed

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte reacts in the Senate on September 10, 2019 (Reuters/Remo Casilli) To subscribe to The nation Subscribe now for as low as $2 per month! Thank you for registering for The nationweekly newsletter. Thank you for signing up. For more than The nation, see our latest issue. To subscribe to The […]

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Italian government collapses, turning chaos into crisis

ROME — After 14 months of wrangling, Italy’s government collapsed on Tuesday, plunging a key European nation already hobbled by financial fragility and political chaos into a new period of crisis and uncertainty. During the government’s short tenure, the nationalist-populist coalition struck fear into the hearts of the European establishment. He has antagonized the European […]

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Why is the Italian government considered pro-China?

Op/Ed by Joseph Percy In March 2019, Italy became the first major economy to sign a memorandum of understanding on China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) – an infrastructure financing program aimed at linking Asia’s trade routes with the world. Africa and Europe. The non-binding agreement, in addition to signaling other investment opportunities, designates some […]

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Reviews | The Italian government is looking to the East. Where is he going there?

TRIESTE, Italy — I love this place. I do not know why. I was not born here, I was not raised here, I have never lived or fled here. I didn’t even fall in love here, strolling one evening in the breathtaking Piazza Unità, one of its four sides looking out to sea. I think […]