Italy

Country in southern Europe

Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a European country consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Alps and surrounded by several islands. Italy is located in south-central Europe, and it is also considered a part of western Europe. A unitary parliamentary republic with its capital in Rome, the country covers a total area of 301,340 km2 (116,350 sq mi) and shares land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, and the enclaved microstates of Vatican City and San Marino. Italy has a territorial exclave in Switzerland (Campione) and a maritime exclave in Tunisian waters (Lampedusa). With around 60 million inhabitants, Italy is the third-most populous member state of the European Union.

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Russian aid for Italy and the US helps Russia's image - and pro-Kremlin media make much of it.
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Global coronavirus cases surpassed 1 million on Thursday with more than 52,000 deaths as the pandemic further exploded in the United States and the death toll..
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The coronavirus pandemic continues to explode in the United States and the death toll climbs in Italy and Spain, with data on Thursday showing deepening economic..
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Global coronavirus cases surpassed 1 million on Thursday with more than 51,000 deaths as the pandemic further exploded in the United States and the death toll..
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Global coronavirus cases surpassed 1 million on Thursday as the pandemic explodes in the United States and the death toll continues to climb in Italy and Spain,..
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Global coronavirus cases topped 1 million on Thursday as the pandemic explodes in the United States and the death toll continues to climb in Italy and Spain,..
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The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has climbed by 760 to 13,915, the Civil Protection Agency said on Thursday, slightly higher than the..
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The head of the European Commission apologised to Italy on Thursday for a lack of solidarity from Europe in tackling its coronavirus crisis, but promised greater..
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The head of the European Commission apologised to Italy on Thursday for a lack of solidarity from Europe in tackling its coronavirus crisis, but promised greater..
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Spain reported an increase in coronavirus deaths and new cases, suggesting severe containment measures have yet to bring the outbreak under control. The Health..
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People living in Turin, Italy were seen dancing and singing along to Los Del Rio's "Macarena" to make the most of life in quarantine in the wake of the COVID-19..
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Earlier, Special Air India flights have also brought back Indians stranded in coronavirus affected countries like Italy, Iran, China.
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MILAN — Italy has no plans to nationalize any company but will use special powers to protect strategic assets that could become a prey as a result of...
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The number of active infections added 2,937 cases from the previous day, now standing at 80,572. ROME, April 1 (Xinhua) -- Italy registered a total of 110,574..
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News Analysis // The horrifying tragedy that is unfolding before our very eyes worldwide but particularly in God fearing traditional Christian countries such as..
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France became the fourth country to pass the 4,000 coronavirus deaths threshold on Wednesday, after Italy, Spain and the United States, as the government..
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Italy's daily death toll from coronavirus on Wednesday was the lowest for six days, authorities said, but the overall number of new infections grew and the..
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French health authorities reported 509 new deaths from the coronavirus on Wednesday, taking the total to 4,032, making the country the fourth to pass the..
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Help has finally arrived at the Circolo hospital in Varese, on the frontline dealing with enormous numbers of patients in the area hardest hit by the coronavirus..
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He doesn't wear a mask but he is helping save lives from coronavirus just the same. Meet Tommy, the robot nurse.
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The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has climbed by 727 to 13,155, the Civil Protection Agency said on Wednesday, a significantly smaller..
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Computer hackers have attacked Italy's social security website, forcing it to shut down on Wednesday just as people were starting to apply for coronavirus..
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Helping the Indian community has been the number one priority of Indian mission, Indian envoy to Italy Reenat Sandhu has said.
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Rome, Apr 1 (efe-epa).- Italian health minister Roberto Speranza said Wednesday that the country’s coronavirus lockdown measures will be extended until 13..
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More than 9,000 people have died in Spain, which is second only to Italy in fatalities caused by the virus.
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Italy will extend anti-coronavirus lockdown restrictions imposed last month to April 13, Health Minister Roberto Speranza said on Wednesday.
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Bricklayer Salvatore La Barbera is worried that in a matter of days his family of four will run out of food and, with Italy locked down by coronavirus, there is..
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Shares India and Pakistan sealed off centers belonging to a Muslim missionary group on Tuesday and began investigating how many coronavirus cases were linked to..
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Italian doctors and unions have warned that a government policy to send patients discharged from a hospital but still positive for coronavirus to care homes is..
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Italian mayors and regional governors yesterday bought a page in 'Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung' newspaper to ask Germany for solidarity amid the coronavirus..
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In the storm of infection and death sweeping Italy, one big community stands out to health officials as remarkably unscathed -- the 50,000 ethnic Chinese who..
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Italian health officials warned on Tuesday it was too soon to consider lifting lockdown restrictions, saying a deceleration in new cases of coronavirus should..
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Italians marked a minute of silence and flags at government buildings were lowered to half mast on Tuesday to honor the thousands of victims of the coronavirus..
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The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has climbed by 837 to 12,428, the Civil Protection Agency said on Tuesday, with the daily tally rising,..
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The mayors of Tehran and Rome, Pirouz Hanachi and Virginia Raggi, have exchanged their respective municipalities’ experiences in confronting the new..
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U.S. coronavirus-related deaths reached 3,393 on Tuesday, exceeding the total number of deaths reported in China and reaching the third highest in the world..
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The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in the northern region of Lombardy, the epicenter of Italy's contagion, has risen by around 381 in a day to some..
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The number of deaths from coronavirus in Italy could be underestimated in the official figures, the head of national health institute ISS said on Tuesday.
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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union announced Tuesday the launch of a new naval mission in the Mediterranean Sea aimed at enforcing the U.N. arms embargo on..
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Poland will impose further restrictions on public life, including closing parks and hotels, to curb the spread of coronavirus and avoid the fate of Italy and..
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Italian mayors and regional governors on Tuesday bought a page in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper to ask Germany for solidarity amid the coronavirus..
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The US has seen its cases spike dramatically in recent days and these graphs show what could be in store.
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The number of new daily coronavirus infections is 1,648, down from 3,815 on Sunday.
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Here are the top stories for Monday, March 30th: US Navy hospital ship arrives in NYC; NY governor issues plea for medical volunteers; Spain marks day of..
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Italy's government on Monday said it would extend its nationwide lockdown measures against a coronavirus outbreak, due to end on Friday, at least until the..
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Cardinal Angelo De Donatis, Pope Francis' vicar for the diocese of Rome, on Monday became the highest-ranking Catholic official known to test positive for..
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ROME: The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy climbed by 812 to 11,591, the Civil Protection Agency said on Monday, reversing two days of...
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The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has risen by 812 in the last 24 hours, the Civil Protection Agency said on Monday, reversing two days of..
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Italy looks certain to remain under lockdown for at least two more weeks, officials said on Monday, with the number of new coronavirus cases yet to show a..
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The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in the northern region of Lombardy, the epicenter of Italy's contagion, has risen by around 458 in a day to some..
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Italy's measures to halt coronavirus contagion do not seem to be working and it should change its strategy by setting up centers to separate people with..
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Spain is the worst-affected country behind Italy, but ministers are hopeful the curve is flattening.
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LONDON (Reuters) - A new version of a breathing aid that can help coronavirus patients has been developed in less a week by a team involving Mercedes Formula..
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Here's the latest for Sunday, March 29th: Death toll in Italy continues to climb; Hospital in Spain sanitized; Pope calls for world cease-fire amid pandemic;..
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Many of those who returned from Gulf countries to India in February and early March were neither screened at airports nor advised to quarantine themselves. The..
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The number of deaths from coronavirus in Italy fell for the second consecutive day on Sunday but the country still looked almost certain to see an extension of..
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The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy climbed by 756 to 10,779, the Civil Protection Agency said on Sunday, the second successive fall in the..
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MADRID: Spain awoke to its third week under near-total lockdown on Sunday, as the government met to approve a strengthening of measures and the coronavirus death..
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The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in the northern region of Lombardy, the epicenter of Italy's contagion, has risen by around 416 in a day to some..
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Milan: The death toll from an outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Italy barrelled past 10,000 on Saturday, a figure that made an extension of a..
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