Orlando Low
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  ROME - On the fifth anniversary, on Monday, of the fatal abduction of the Italian graduate Giulio Regeni, the Italian President Sergio Mattarella has said that “we are still waiting for a full and adequate response from the Egyptian authorities.”

  Regeni, from Fiumicello, was in Egypt doing research for his PhD at Cambridge University when he was kidnapped and tortured to death, finally found on Feb. 3, 2016, mutilated in a ditch off the Cairo-Alexandria Highway. He was allegedly suspected of being a spy, for his PhD research into Egyptian trade unions.

25 Jan 2021
INSIDER NEWSDESK
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  AUGUSTA – The Ocean Viking, a rescue ship operated by the European maritime rescue organisation SOS MEDITERRANEE, on Monday landed 373 rescued migrants into the port in Augusta, Sicily, having received approval from Italian port authorities.

  Crew members welcomed the announcement with relief as weather conditions have been deteriorating significantly over the past 48 hours, making the situation onboard very difficult to sustain for survivors and the crew.  

25 Jan 2021
Orlando Low and John Phillips
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    ROME - The legacy of the Abraham Accords rapprochement between Israel and the Gulf states brokered by the Trump administration may be to prevent Benjamin Netanyahu from taking more extreme anti-Palestinian measures demanded by the Israeli far right, a senior U.S. Department of Defense analyst says.

19 Jan 2021
FRANCESCO TERRONE
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  NAPLES - The spread of Covid-19 is a serious problem that has impacted us now for a year, a virus of infinitesimal proportions but of such power, that has forced us to review the organisation of our lives on the health, economic and social level.

19 Jan 2021
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  PULA - The environmental associations Greenpeace and Cova Contra have begun investigations into an oil spill in the Adriatic Sea, after satellite imagery and data was released by the European Space Agency (ESA) showing oil in areas of the sea between Italy and Croatia.

  The spill was caused by the sinking of the oil rig Ivana D on Dec. 5. During a storm at sea, the platform, already nearing the end of its life and being prepared for either disposal or maintenance, sustained heavy damage and sunk to a depth of over 40m. 

25 Jan 2021