Gianfranco Nitti

PIEDIMONTE SAN GERMANO – One year after the death of Sergio Marchionne, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) remembers its late CEO with an image from the Science Gateway project, the scientific education and outreach center to be launched by CERN in Geneva. 

 The image is a rendering of the 900 seat Auditorium, designed by the Renzo Piano Building Workshop, that will be dedicated to Sergio Marchionne.

29 Jul 2019
Gianfranco Nitti

ROME - "Fifty years after the ruling of the US Supreme Court of the United States - by Judge Black in 1971, who, speaking of the Pentagon papers related to American politics in Vietnam, recalled the first American amendment on freedom of speech - freedom of information must be defended. First and foremost, citizens must be protagonists. It is thanks to it that a conscious and freely critical opinion can be formed.

29 Jul 2019
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ROME – Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has railed against the decision to allow the construction of a McDonald’s near the world heritage-listed Terme di Caracalla (Baths of Caracalla) in the centre of Rome.

 According to La Repubblica, Ms Raggi’s government was completely in the dark on the project, and has now asked the relevant departments to prepare an official notice halting construction until the critical issues and risks associated with the plan can be evaluated.

26 Jul 2019
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TRIPOLI, Libya – A boat carrying some 300 migrants traveling to Europe capsized off the coast of Libya Thursday, with some 150 believed to have drowned according to a spokesman for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR).

26 Jul 2019
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ROME – The Italian Swimming Federation has labeled a non-compete clause in the agreement for Rome to host the 2022 Ryder Cup as “laughable” and “illegitimate,” arguing that organisers of the golfing championship must allow Rome to host other events at the same time, such as the European Swimming Championships, reports Il Fatto Quotidiano.

26 Jul 2019
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LONDON – After being banned from the Turin Book Fair, neo-fascist publishing house Altaforte has suffered another blow, this time from across the Channel, where a London university has cancelled the presentation of a book profiling Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini.

26 Jul 2019
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ROME – Confindustria, the Italian employers’ federation and FEI, the federation of Egyptian industries Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding to “strengthen trade relations and promote economic cooperation between the two countries,” a statement released by Confindustria read.

 Confindustria President Vincenzo Boccia and FEI Vice President Tarek Tawfik signed the agreement aimed at strengthening the synergy between Italian and Egyptian companies and encouraging industrial partnerships also in third countries.

25 Jul 2019
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ROME – Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Wednesday that he supported the completion of the controversial high-speed railway (TAV) which would link Turin with Lyon in France, having expressed doubts about the project in the past, according to government sources.

 This could be crucial as the final decision about the project will be taken Friday, though there are still deep divisions within government over the long-standing issue. The League supports the project while the Five Star Movement for the most part opposes it.

25 Jul 2019
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ROME – In a surprise visit to the building squatted by neo-fascist political party CasaPound, Rome mayor Virginia Raggi together with police has served a decree ordering the removal of the unauthorized inscription engraved at the entrance of the building.

 Ms Raggi described the measure as the restoration of “legality.” 

 “We restore legality. Today we have given notice that elimination of the illegal inscription of #Casapound is required from the building occupied in via Napoleone III symbol of arrogance,” she tweeted.

25 Jul 2019

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