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REGGIO CALABRIA - Three men in their twenties have been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a teenage girl on a beach in Calabria, police sources have revealed.

 The perpetrators are believed to have taken advantage of the 18-year-old girl’s inebriated state, leading the girl out of a nightclub they were in to a nearby public beach.

16 Apr 2019
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ROME - In the run up to May's European elections, the European sea rescue organisation SOS MEDITERRANEE has appealed to election candidates to stop the progressive erosion of maritime and international law in the Mediterranean region.

 Through a European-wide call to action, all candidates of the future parliament were encouraged to insist on compliance with maritime law in the new legislative period.

15 Apr 2019
Gianfranco Nitti

BOLOGNA - On a mild April morning, the Bologna’s Guglielmo Marconi airport saw the landing of an Embraer 190 aircraft, with registration OH-LKE, of the Finnish flag airline Finnair.

 This was the first ever scheduled flight to connect the Finnish capital Helsinki with Bologna. The event was celebrated on arrival with a ceremony attended by passengers, crew and representatives of the Bologna airport.

15 Apr 2019
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ROME – Italian police have made 23 arrests in a crime blitz against powerful Roman criminal organization Casamonica, police sources said on Monday.

 Around 150 Carabinieri from the Provincial Command of Rome, with the help of canine units and a helicopter, served 23 precautionary measures issued by Preliminary Investigations Judge (GIP) of the Rome Court. 

 Among the suspects are members of the Spada and Di Silvio families as well as seven women, believed responsible for extortion, exploitation, fake ownership of goods and drug dealing. 

15 Apr 2019
Edwin Audland

ROME - SPAL produced a wonderful performance against a weakened Juventus side to beat the soon-to-be champions and delay the Bianconeri’s title celebrations for one more week at least.

 Napoli’s draw against Genoa last week meant that Juventus only needed one point from their final seven matches to wrap up a record eighth successive scudetto.

15 Apr 2019
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ROME - The University of Cambridge English Language Assessment has announced the best schools in Italy for English language learning.

 From Veneto to Puglia, from primary to secondary education, the country’s nine top English learning schools were this week awarded prizes by Jill Morris, the UK Ambassador to Italy, in Rome.

12 Apr 2019
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ROME - Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte was set to hold a summit on the Libya's future in the Palazzo Chigi as the political and humanitarian crisis continues to thunder on in Tripoli.

 Libya is currently in a state of crisis after General Khlaifa Haftar, leader of the nation’s eastern stronghold, marched on the UN-backed government based in Tripoli led by Fayez al-Sarraj.

12 Apr 2019
Edwin Audland

ROME - The Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence (MUAI) is the greatest terrorist threat our world will face in the coming years, the international community has been warned by Darya Bazarkina, a professor and researcher at Russia’s Department of International Security and Foreign Policy.

12 Apr 2019
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LOCRI – The mayor of a town in southern Italy renowned for laying out the welcome mat for migrants is set to stand trial over the management of the new arrivals, judicial sources said on Friday. 

 Domenico Lucano, mayor of Riace, has been indicted along with 26 others accused of aiding illegal immigration and management irregularities in the treatment of migrants.

 On April 3, Rome’s Supreme Court of Cassation had ruled that Lucano’s ban from returning to Riace should be annulled, as there was no evidence backing allegations of fraud or organizing arranged marriages.

12 Apr 2019

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