BERLIN – After four rescues in seven days, there are 415 survivors on board the rescue ship Humanity 1, almost half of them are minors. Their health condition is increasingly deteriorating. The civilian search and rescue organisation SOS Humanity calls in urgency for a place of safety for their disembarkation.
ROME – This year marks the Centenary of the birth of Italian poet, writer and film director Pier Paolo Pasolini, considered to be one of the most important intellectual influencers of the first half of the 20th century.
ROME – On Friday, in the capital of Italy there was an eight-hour national public transport strike, Italian newspapers reported.
The strike lasted from 8:30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. The workers of Atac, Roma Mobility Services, Cotral and Roma Tpl with those employed in the Tpl companies in Lazio decided to protest together. As a result, buses, trolleybuses, trams, metro, Rome-Lido, Rome-North and Termini-Centocelle trains stopped working for eight hours.
MODENA – From Friday to Sunday Modena, Capri and Sassuolo are hosting the 22nd edition of Italian Philosophy Festival, the theme of which this year is various spheres of justice, organisers said Thursday.
As a part of the festival there are scheduled almost 200 free appointments including master classes, exhibitions, performances, readings, activities for children and philosophical dinners. Some of the events will be in English.
POLIGNANO - Renown for its timeless Mediterranean sceneries, this Apulian seaside resort and former ancient Greek colony has enjoyed extensive international success as of late. The small town was successfully relaunched from a relative unknown into a famous touristic hotspot with continuous efforts. The other day, however, Polignano staged a night climaxing the summer that would offer locals the opportunity to extoll the genius of their community. It aim? Emphasizing the stringent relationship of paternity over an important cultural contribution delivered to Italy and the world proper.
BERLIN – Last night, the crew of the Humanity 1 rescued 207 people from distress at sea. After this fourth rescue in seven days, there are 415 survivors on board the rescue ship of the civilian search and rescue organisation SOS Humanity. They urgently need a place of safety.
The crew began rescue operations yesterday at 5:31pm CEST after responding to information from Alarm Phone about a boat in severe distress. According to this information, water, food and fuel had run out on board and the boat has been in the Central Mediterranean for several days.
KATOWICE – Italy won the 20th edition of FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship 2022, defeating two-time defending champions Poland 3-1, sport officials reported on Sunday.
After 24 years, Italy regain the world title. It marks the fourth world championship for Italy in the history of Italian volleyball.
The final match was held in Spodek Arena in Katowice in Poland. After losing the first set, De Giorgi’s team dominated the match, which resulted in 3-1 score for Italy (22-25, 25-21, 25-18, 25-2).
VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis departed on Tuesday a three-day pilgrimage to Kazakhstan, during which he will take a part in the VII Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions, Italian newspapers reported.
The pontiff tweeted before departure that it would be a “pilgrimage of dialogue and peace.”
ITA Airways' Airbus A330, took off at 7.36 from Fiumicino airport, Italian newspapers reported. Arrival at Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport was scheduled for 5.45 p.m. local time. It marks the pope’s 38th apostolic journey abroad.
COLOMBO – An estimated 6.3 million people in Sri Lanka are facing moderate to severe acute food insecurity and their situation is expected to worsen if adequate life-saving assistance and livelihood support is not provided, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned today in a new report.