INSIDER NEWSDESK

  LECCE - The Anti-Mafia Investigation Directorate have arrested 13 men for involvement in a criminal scheme relating to the illegal trafficking and disposal of over 600 tonnes of hazardous waste, according to police sources.

  The scheme, however, involved a supply line stretching the length of Italy, with waste being dumped and burned in quarries, farmland and countryside from Salento to the town of Lombardore in Piedmont.

18 May 2021
INSIDER NEWSDESK

  ROME - Car enthusiasts and Anglophiles gathered in the Italian capital for a two day event to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Jaguar E-Type, the car which Enzo Ferrari called on its release, "the most beautiful car in the world."

17 May 2021
MOURAD ROUIGHI

  ROME - For many Palestinians who have struggled for decades for the right to self-determination, the end of the tunnel is endlessly delayed. For 73 years, these people have only demanded justice and dignity, freedom and the end of the military occupation of the occupied Palestinian territories of the West Bank and Gaza, with East Jerusalem as its capital.

17 May 2021
Orlando Low

  ROME - Sunday’s Covid-19 figures of 5,573 new cases and 93 victims are Italy’s lowest since October, and these positive signs of improvement will no doubt motivate the loosening of restrictions as Prime Minister Mario Draghi meets with ministers on Monday afternoon to discuss possible changes to the regulations. 

17 May 2021
Orlando Low

  ROME - With just one round of fixtures remaining in this year’s Series A there is still a lot to be decided at the top of the table after AC Milan’s goalless draw with Cagliari on Sunday and victories for both Atalanta (4-3 over Genoa) and Napoli (2-0 over Fiorentina).

17 May 2021
INSIDER NEWSDESK

  JERUSALEM – WFP has started providing emergency assistance for more than 51,000 people in north Gaza in response to rising humanitarian needs among families affected by the recent escalation of conflict in the impoverished strip.

  Working alongside its partners, WFP is providing cash support which will benefit both people who now need  assistance for the first time and people who were already receiving WFP assistance but have had to leave their belongings behind and go and stay with friends or family elsewhere.

17 May 2021
Orlando Low

  ROME - At 9:30 a.m. on Monday morning 40 refugees arrived in Fiumicino from the Greek island of Lesbos. Hailing from nine different countries, they will be sent to live safely in several Italian regions, thanks to the Community of Sant'Egidio's Humanitarian Corridors project.

  These are just the latest migrants to be helped by the project, which has so far saved 3,500 migrants from exploitative human traffickers, delivering them to safe homes in Italy, France, Belgium and Andorra.

17 May 2021
INSIDER NEWSDESK

  ROME - The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will provide much needed funding to assist 23,900 vulnerable rural people (4,780 households) in the Republic of South Sudan. The IFAD grant will help reduce the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on their farming activities and safeguard their livelihoods.

17 May 2021
Orlando Low

  ROME - Rafael Nadal has won his 10th Rome Masters, and 88th ATP title, after beating the world No. 1 Novak Djokovic 7-5 1-6 6-3 on Sunday. 

  The match started very evenly, with the Spaniard only managing to break at 5-5 in a tight first set, and then suffered a slight collapse in the second set, losing 6-1, before fighting back to finish it convincingly in the third set. 

17 May 2021

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