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ROME - A series of interviews released on the weekend, titled Le Lene, reveal more cases of Italian women being sexually harassed while working in the media industry. The interviews include actresses Tea Falco and Giorgina Ferrero. Following the recent accusations of sexual assaults by producer Harvey Weinstein, more Italian women are coming forward to talk about their experiences.

25 Oct 2017
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GENEVA - Hear Their Cries, a Swiss-based NGO protecting victims and whistleblowers of peacekeeping missions, has condemned the UN’s on-going child rape epidemic, estimated at 60,000 victims over a decade.

25 Oct 2017
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ROME - Cerberus, a US private equity firm, is the latest company to express its interest in acquiring Alitaria, Italy’s flag carrier. Previous offers have been made by EasyJet and Lufthansa, and the bids are being considered in a formal sale process in Rome.

25 Oct 2017
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ROME - Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni has rejected the demands of Luca Zaia, the governor of Veneto, for special autonomous status following the referendum last week. The government is planning to open a discussion on autonomy with the Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna regions on Nov. 6. The overwhelming majority of “yes” votes in the referendum have meant that discussions on a path forward are necessary. By contrast, the demands of the Veneto region continue to create friction between the government and this prosperous northern province.

25 Oct 2017
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ROME - Lazio supporters found to have produced anti-Semitic stickers for the Lazio-Cagliari game earlier this week have been identified. These men were caught pasting images of Anne Frank wearing a Roma jersey onto a glass window by CCTV cameras, and there are said to be 15 men recognised in this tape. Among the men identified, two of them are minors, and one is 13 years old.

25 Oct 2017
ROBERTO SAVIO
ROME – The last Austrian and Czech elections show clearly that the media has given up on contextualising events. To do that, calls for a warning about Europe’s future as a vehicle of European values are required. Europe has been weakened by all the recent elections, with the notable exception of France. Common to all, France included, were some clear trends, that we will hastily, and therefore maybe imperfectly, examine.
 
The decline of the traditional parties.
 
24 Oct 2017
Gianfranco Nitti

TRAME D'AUTORE | Six video-artworks between art and literature

24 Oct 2017
KONRAD VAN HALEWYN

ROME- Italian authorities have made arrests which may link to the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia. Darren Debono, a former footballer and Maltese national with business ties to Libya, has been arrested on the Italian Island of Lampedusa in connection with an ongoing investigation over the illegal smuggling of Libyan oil through Matla into Italy.

24 Oct 2017
INSIDER NEWSDESK

ROME - Italian Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, has announced his support of talks with the pro-autonomy Northern League, following the overwhelming majority of devolution votes in the referendum last week. “I look with interest, respect, a willingness to open discussion on the referendum on the issue of autonomy. I am willing to take some steps forward.” He cited his readiness to speak as coming from a wish for “more efficient regions,” a goal which he views as “possible and likely.”

24 Oct 2017

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