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A Populist Wind is Blowing on Italy

A Populist Wind is Blowing on Italy

On March 2018, during the last general election, Italy elected a populist government. With the law professor Giuseppe Conte as the head of the coalition cabinet, the far-right League (1989) led by Matteo Salvini and the post-ideological Five Star Movement (2005) led by Luigi Di Maio are running the country. The two parties competed separately […]

The World of Valentina

The World of Valentina

There is no doubt that I passed the town of Canosa di Canosa di Puglia when I headed to Bisceglle to participate in the Art Festival peoples of the Mediterranean  a few years ago, as both towns are the daughters of the Italian south. When I saw the pictures of Canosa di Canosa I remembered […]

A Lawsuit against Erdogan’s son for money laundering in Italy

A Lawsuit against Erdogan’s son for money laundering in Italy

ِAccording to Turkish news agency Cihan, Bilal Erdogan, the son of the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is facing claims of money laundering in Italy. Italian businessman Murat Hakan Uzan, an exiled political opponent of Erdogan, came forward with a complaint on Bilal’s activities to investigate a purported “getaway operation” from Turkey to Italy, after claiming […]

Italian student Giulio Regeni found dead in Egypt

Italian student Giulio Regeni found dead in Egypt

Italy’s foreign ministry confirmed the death of missing student Giulio Regeni in Egypt and summoned Cairo’s ambassador to demand maximum cooperation in a probe into what happened. The body of Giulio Regeni, a 28-year-old who was pursuing a PhD at Cambridge, was found in the suburbs outside Cairo on Wednesday 3rd February night, days after […]

Italy covers nude statues for Iranian president visit

Italy covers nude statues for Iranian president visit

Italian hospitality for the visiting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has stretched to covering up nude statues. The museum’s naked statues, including a centuries-old Venus and statue of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius, had been covered up in white panels, a decision that provoked some strong criticism in the country. The decision infuriated many Italians, who took to […]

Italy Signs Cooperation Agreement with Afghan

Italy Signs Cooperation Agreement with Afghan

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti (R) exchanges documents with visiting Afghan President Hamid Karzai after signing a cooperation agreement in Rome, Italy, Jan. 26, 2012. Monti and Karzai signed a cooperation agreement after their meeting on Thursday, making Italy the first Western country to sign with Afghanistan an international agreement of long-term cooperation and partnership. <Photo: Xinhua/Wang […]

Libya-Italy Sign Bilateral Agreements

Libya-Italy Sign Bilateral Agreements

Libyan Prime Minister Abdurrahim al-Keib (R) shakes hands with Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti after signing some agreements in Tripoli, Libya, Jan. 21, 2012. Italy and Libya signed a new pact of bilateral agreements to define their ties following the fall of Moamer Kadhafi, during a visit by Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti on Saturday. […]

Italy Fears Oil Spill from Stranded Cruise

Italy Fears Oil Spill from Stranded Cruise

This handout photo released by Italian Guardia di Finanza shows the partially submerged Italian cruise liner Costa Concordia off the coast of the Giglio Island on Jan. 14, 2012. The death toll from the Italian cruise liner Costa Concordia sinking has increased to six after the rescuers found a body Monday. The Italian cruise liner […]

Robber Killed Chinese Family in Rome

Robber Killed Chinese Family in Rome

Members of the Chinese community take part in a demonstration to express their condolences to the victims and condemnation towards an armed robbery in Rome, Italy, Jan. 10, 2012. Zhou Zheng, a 31-year-old Chinese bar owner, and his baby daughter Joy were killed during the armed robbery in the Tor Pignattara area in Rome last […]

Jump into the River to Celebrate 2012

Jump into the River to Celebrate 2012

A man jumps into the Tiber River from the Cavour Bridge during a traditional New Year celebration which dates back to 1946, in Rome, Italy, on Jan. 1, 2012. <Photo: Xinhua/Wang Qingqin> news@theasian.asia

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