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VATICAN CITY – The 36-year-old case of the kidnapping of Emanuela Orlandi has resurfaced, as new evidence implicates the involvement of a Rome underworld gang, according to a report published by newspaper La Repubblica on Saturday. 

10 Aug 2022
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 ROME – The Secretary General of the Farnesina, Ettore Sequi met the Ambassador of Poland to Italy, Anna Maria Anders on Thursday at the ministry to talk about the communication between countries required in the coming months.

 The discussion concerned the need for close coordination between EU countries and NATO allies after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

 Ettore Sequi and Anna Maria Anders also stressed the priority of supporting Kiev in humanitarian aid and food security "by acting together in a timely, efficient and effective manner."

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9 Aug 2022
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 PROCIDA – The island is hosting a photo exhibition entitled "Watersurface" devoted to the unnatural relationship between marine organisms and waste.

 The pollution of the sea and of the oceans is the theme of three internationally renowned artists’ work - Nicholas Samaras, Pasquale Vassallo and Guido Villani, who are specialised in underwater photography. The intention of the artists is to condemn the dangerous coexistence of rubbish and marine animals.

9 Aug 2022
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 ROME – A Norwegian female tourist was attacked on Saturday evening in Campo de Fiori after rejecting a 21-year-old man’s advances on her and was left unconscious on the ground with a fractured nose, local authorities said.

 At 11:30 p.m. on via dei Giubbonari, a 20-year-old Norwegian woman was violently assaulted by a man after she refused his advances and was taken to the S.Spirito hospital where doctors said the injuries sustained would need 30 days healing time, as well as an operation.

9 Aug 2022
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 ROME – In the lead-up to the Sept 25 elections, Carlo Calenda, leader of Azione, backed out of the election pact with the Democratic Party (PD) on Sunday. With a centre-left coalition hanging on by a thread, Giorgia Meloni of post-fascist Brothers of Italy has claimed on Sunday that it would be her to take the Prime Minister role, should her party receive more votes.

8 Aug 2022
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 LECCE – Dame Helen Mirren, British actress and Oscar winner, was a special guest at the “Lights in the Woods- a night of cinema, arts, nature” event and testified of an urgency to protect nature amidst the arrival of the xylella plant disease that wreaked havoc on the olive trees in the region. 

 In the gardens of Palazzo Baronale Serafini-Sauli in Tiggiano on Aug. 3, the Cinema del Reale association, OfficinaVisioni and Big Sur organised “Lights in the Woods,” an event dedicated to the protection of the landscape.

8 Aug 2022
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 SAN CASCIANO – Unique treasures have been found at some thermals baths in Tuscany, Italian newswire ANSA have reported.

 Archaeologists had already been working for three years on the site which is noted for the discovery of a large vase and an altar decorated with an image of a bull, typical from the Hellenistic period.

 However, the biggest surprise came last week with the discovery of an original sanctuary which the Romans had tried to rebuild into a monument.

5 Aug 2022
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 PESARO – ETC Italy 2022, one of the largest board game competitions is set to take place from Aug. 3 to 7 at the PalaD di Campanara arena in Marche.

 The competition will specifically involve strategy games which simulate warfare.

 Initially the tournament was established as a European Team Championship but in 2008 it opened to all nations involving hundreds of players and it is now the largest tournament of its kind in the world.

5 Aug 2022
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 VALSUSA - A violent skirmish between No TAV protestors and law enforcement took place, said the General Investigations and Special Operations Division (DIGOS) who were looking into the case on Thursday. 

 During the three-day festival, on the Sunday, Alta Felicità in Valsusa, organised by the No TAV movement, referring to the high-speed trainline connecting Lyon and Turin, a procession commenced, through the narrow mountain paths, up to a fortified construction site enclosed by metal gratings.

3 Aug 2022

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