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Serie A: Dimarco double helps Inter humiliate Bologna 6-1
Rome (Italy), Nov 10 (IANS) Inter Milan bounced back from their Derby d'Italia defeat as they came recovered from an early setback to crush Bologna 6-1 in Italy's Serie A.
2022-11-10
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Cricket
FAO 'extremely concerned' about impact of Tonga volcano eruption
Rome, Jan 22 (IANS) The Rome-based UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said it was "extremely concerned" about the potential impact the massive volcanic eruption in Tonga will have on agriculture and fisheries in the area.
2022-01-22
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Spezia rally to stun AC Milan in Serie A amid controversy
Rome, Jan 18 (IANS) AC Milan squandered a one-goal lead to be upset by Spezia 2-1 in a controversial game at San Siro here. Milan had claimed three consecutive league wins before Monday's game, and a win would have lifted them to the top place.
2022-01-18
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
2 more Italian regions move to upper Covid risk level
Rome, Jan 18 (IANS) Two more Italian regions moved to an upper pandemic risk level, as health authorities signalled the wave of Covid-19 infections caused by the Omicron variant might reach its peak soon.
2022-01-18
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Juventus manage comfortable victory in Allegri's milestone
Rome, Jan 16 (IANS) Massimiliano Allegri marked his 300th games on Juventus' bench with a comfortable victory, as they beat Udinese 2-0 with a pair of strikes from Paulo Dybala and Weston McKennie.
2022-01-16
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Italy's economic indicators up amid new Covid wave
Rome, Jan 15 (IANS) Industrial production in Italy rose above pre-pandemic levels in November 2021, while both business and consumer confidence remained high despite uncertainty tied to the latest Covid-19 wave, according to official figures.
2022-01-15
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Inter overcome Juve in extra time to claim sixth Supercoppa title
Rome, Jan 13 (IANS) Alexis Sanchez became the hero for Inter Milan, as his last-gasp winner in the extra time helped the Nerazzurri come from behind to beat Juventus 2-1 and claim their sixth Supercoppa title in history.
2022-01-13
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Italian PM says schools reopening country's 'priority'
Rome, Jan 11 (IANS) Italy's main priority in the phase of the Covid-19 pandemic is to keep schools open, Prime Minister Mario Draghi has said, meanwhile defending the decision to make the vaccine mandatory for people aged 50 and above.
2022-01-11
Category: International, Italy,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
Serie A: Determined Juventus beat Roma in seven-goal thriller
Rome, Jan 10 (IANS) Despite Matthijs De Ligt's red card, Juventus fought back from 3-1 down to overturn Roma in a topsy-turvy 4-3 thriller, with Wojciech Szczesny making a result-saving save to deny a penalty.
2022-01-10
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Italy's daily Covid cases top 200,000 for 1st time
Rome, Jan 7 (IANS) For the first time since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020, Italy registered over 200,000 daily cases amid an ongoing resurgence fuelled by the highly-transmissible Omicron variant, according to health authorities.
2022-01-07
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
Milan register opening win in 2022, conquer nine-man Roma
Rome, Jan 7 (IANS) AC Milan got its 2022 campaign off to a good start, as it dominated Roma 3-1 at San Siro. A slew of concurrent affairs had stripped AC Milan to bare-bones as it missed nearly 10 players due to COVID-19, injuries and Africa Cup of Nations duty, but it had Zlatan Ibrahimovic back into action.
2022-01-07
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Italy's Serie A postpones four games due to Covid-19
Rome, Jan 6 (IANS) Italy's Serie A cancelled four games scheduled for Thursday due to the Covid -19 pandemic. The cancellations are the first of the current season, though the 2020-2021 season was shortened due to anti-coronavirus measures.
2022-01-06
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Italy tightens measures amid Omicron surge
Rome, Jan 6 (IANS) Italy has further tightened anti-coronavirus measures, mainly making vaccination mandatory for people aged 50 and above, in an effort to curb surging cases fuelled by the Omicron variant.
2022-01-06
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Italian Serie A to resume despite COVID-19 cases surge
Rome, Jan 5 (IANS) Italy's Serie A is set to resume from its winter break on January 6 despite a surge in COVID-19 cases.
2022-01-05
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Half of Italy under moderate pandemic risk as 4 regions turn 'yellow'
Rome, Jan 4 (IANS) Amid a recent surge in new Covid-19 cases, half of Italy is currently under moderate pandemic risk, as the regions of Lombardy, Piedmont, Lazio and Sicily turned "yellow" after the number of people who tested positive for the virus in hospital and intensive care units increased above national parameters.
2022-01-04
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Italian Prez thanks citizens for sense of responsibility in New Year speech
Rome, Jan 1 (IANS) In what was due to be his last New Year speech as the country's President, Sergio Mattarella has thanked Italians for their "maturity and sense of responsibility" during the two years of the coronavirus pandemic.
2022-01-01
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine,Politics
Italy sets new Covid cases record, surpassing 100,000 for first time
Rome, Dec 31 (IANS) Italy reported 126,888 new cases of coronavirus, the first time the country has recorded more than 100,000 cases in one day.
2021-12-31
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine,Politics
Italy tightens rules for holiday season as Omicron cases rise
Rome, Dec 24 (IANS) The Italian government has tightened anti-Covid-19 rules for the Christmas and New Year holidays amid concerns over rising cases of the new Omicron variant across the country.
2021-12-24
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Italy meets EU recovery fund targets, govt ready to keep supporting economy: PM
Rome, Dec 23 (IANS) Italy has achieved the targets required to receive the funds provided by the European Union (EU) post-Covid recovery programme, and the government is still ready to support the national economy in case of a new slowdown, Prime Minister Mario Draghi has said.
2021-12-23
Category: International, Italy,Business/Economy,Politics
Serie A: Dumfries's winner helps Inter prevail over Torino
Rome, Dec 23 (IANS) Defending champions Inter Milan finished their 2021 campaign with a Serie A victory, as Denzel Dumfries' strike sealed a 1-0 win over Torino.
2021-12-23
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
5th Covid vaccine authorised in Europe as Omicron continues to surge
Rome, Dec 22 (IANS) The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has added a fifth vaccine to its anti-Covid arsenal as the Omicron variant continued to spread across Europe.
2021-12-22
Category: International, Italy,National
Serie A: Bernardeschi inspires Juve to conquer Cagliari
Rome, Dec 22 (IANS) Federico Bernardeschi took centre stage as his long-awaited goal and an assist helped Juventus dominate Cagliari 2-0 in Serie A.
2021-12-22
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Italy, Germany likely to bring positions closer over EU fiscal rules
Rome, Dec 21 (IANS) After his first in-person meeting with new German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said the two nations are likely to bring their positions closer on how they respectively look at the European Union's (EU) fiscal rules.
2021-12-21
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Italy's President calls for open, constructive multilateralism
Rome, Dec 17 (IANS) Italian President Sergio Mattarella has urged for open, constructive multilateralism, calling it the "only way" to tackle challenges such as the Covid-19 pandemic and climate change.
2021-12-17
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine,Politics
Italy vaccinates children between 5-11 years
Rome, Dec 17 (IANS) Italy began the process of vaccinating healthy children aged 5 to 11 years. The country has already vaccinated more than 85 per cent of children aged above 12 years.
2021-12-17
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine,Politics
Italy gas explosion death toll climbs to 9
Rome, Dec 15 (IANS) Rescuers have pulled the remains of two people from the rubble of a residential building that collapsed following a methane gas explosion in Italy's Sicilian town of Ravanusa, bringing total fatalities to nine.
2021-12-15
Category: International, Italy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Italian govt to extend Covid state of emergency until March 2022
Rome, Dec 15 (IANS) The Italian government has approved a decree allowing the extension of the national state of emergency over the coronavirus pandemic for another three months.
2021-12-15
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine,Politics
3 killed, 6 missing in gas explosion in Italy
Rome, Dec 13 (IANS) Three people were killed and six others remain missing after a residential building collapsed in a methane gas explosion in Italy's Sicilian town of Ravanusa, the National Fire Corps have tweeted.
2021-12-13
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Champions League: Villarreal beat Atlanta 3-2, complete last-16 lineup
Bergamo (Italy), Dec 10 (IANS) Needing a draw to advance into the next stage, Spanish side Villarreal edged past Italian club Atalanta 3-2 to become the last team to reach the Round of 16 in the UEFA Champions League.
2021-12-10
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Italian watchdog fines Amazon $1.3 bn for abusing its market position
Rome, Dec 9 (IANS) The Italian Competition Authority on Thursday fined e-commerce giant Amazon $1.3 billion (1.1 billion euros) for using its dominance in the online shopping world and harming competing operators in the logistics space via its 'Fulfilment by Amazon' (FBA) service.
2021-12-09
Category: International, Italy,Business/Economy,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Italian watchdog fines Amazon $1.3 bn for abusing its market position
Rome, Dec 9 (IANS) The Italian Competition Authority on Thursday fined e-commerce giant Amazon $1.3 billion (1.1 billion euros) for using its dominance in the online shopping world and harming competing operators in the logistics space via its 'Fulfilment by Amazon' (FBA) service.
2021-12-09
Category: International, Italy,Business/Economy,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mixed reactions over Italy's new 'green pass' rules
Rome, Dec 7 (IANS) Italy's newest round of coronavirus health curbs, which are among the most restrictive in the European Union (EU), has come into effect, but were .
2021-12-07
Category: International, Italy,Politics
AC Milan bounce back by dominating Shevchenko's Genoa in Serie A
Rome, Dec 2 (IANS) AC Milan bounced back from two consecutive Serie A defeats by beating Geona 3-0 away with a Zlatan Ibrahimovic's free-kick and a Junior Messias's brace.
2021-12-02
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Juve conquer Salernitana in Serie A, back to winning ways after setbacks
Rome, Dec 1 (IANS) Juventus finished November with a win as a pair of strikes from Alvaro Morata and Paulo Dybala gave the Old Lady a 2-0 away victory over Salernitana in a late Tuesday game.
2021-12-01
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Australia face Davis Cup elimination despite 2-1 win over Hungary
Turin, Nov 28 (IANS) The 28-time Davis Cup champions Australia are facing certain elimination despite a 2-1 victory over Hungary in the Davis Cup Finals here on Saturday.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Macron, Draghi meet to discuss treaty aimed at boosting EU ties
Rome, Nov 26 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi met to work toward finalising the "Quirinale Treaty".
2021-11-26
Category: International, Italy,Politics
With Zverev flying high, Djokovic's dominance could be tested next year
Turin, Nov 22 (IANS) World No. 1 Novak Djokovic will have his hands full when the new season commences with the first major of the year -- the Australian Open -- as he not only has to contend with a resurgent Daniil Medvedev of Russia but also Germany's Alexander Zverev, who won the Nitto ATP Finals here late on Sunday night.
2021-11-22
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Wasn't 100 per cent there mentally: Medvedev after WTA Finals loss
Turin, Nov 22 (IANS) Russian world No. 2 Daniil Medvedev said after the 6-4, 6-4 loss to Alexander Zverev in the year-end Nitto ATP Finals summit clash that he wasn't "100 per cent there mentally", adding that his serve didn't have the "spark" to unsettle the German world No. 3.
2021-11-22
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
ATP Finals: Zverev stuns Djokovic to set up title clash with Medvedev
Turin, Nov 21 (IANS) Germany's Alexander Zverev came up some of the best tennis of the season in front of a cheering crowd as he defeated world No.1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia in three sets to set up a title clash with Russian Daniil Medvedev at the Nitto ATP Finals in a late Saturday night match here.
2021-11-21
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
With AO deadline approaching, Djokovic keeps everyone guessing on vaccination status
Turin, Nov 21 (IANS) World No. 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic is keeping the Australian Open (AO) organisers and his fans guessing about his Covid-19 vaccination status, adding to the uncertainty on whether he will compete at the year's opening major.
2021-11-21
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
ATP Finals: Alexander Zverev beats Daniil Medvedev to win title
Turin, Nov 21 (IANS) Germany's Alexander Zverev clinched the 2021 ATP Finals title after beating Russia's Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 6-4 in the finals, here on Sunday.
2021-11-21
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
ATP Finals: Ruud shock for Rublev as Norwegian sets up semis clash against Medvedev
Turin, Nov 20 (IANS) Casper Ruud of Norway rose to the challenge as he defeated Russia's Andrey Rublev 2-6, 7-5, 7-6(5) in a winner-takes-all 'Green Group' match to set up a semifinal clash with Daniil Medvedev at the year-end elite Nitto ATP Finals here.
2021-11-20
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Tennis: Djokovic requests other players to join union he co-founded
Turin, Nov 20 (IANS) The 20-time Grand Slam champion and world No.1 Novak Djokovic has requested tennis players to unite and join the Professional Tennis Players' Association (PTPA). Djokovic, who is vocal about the profit distribution among players is also the co-founder of PTPA.
2021-11-20
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Third straight win for Daniil Medvedev in Nitto ATP Finals
Turin, Nov 19 (IANS) Russia's world No. 2 Daniil Medvedev kept his record in the Nitto ATP Finals clean with a third consecutive win in the 'Red Group' -- a 6-0, 6-7(5), 7-6(8) victory over local favourite Jannik Sinner -- as he aims to defend the elite year-end title he won in London last year.
2021-11-19
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Italy tightens Covid rules on public transport
Rome, Nov 17 (IANS) New measures to fight the spread of Covid-19 on public transport and in taxis came into force in Italy on Tuesday, as authorities attempt to contain a fourth wave of infections.
2021-11-17
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Medvedev secures ATP Finals' semis berth; Sinner too well-placed
Turin, Nov 17 (IANS) Defending champion Daniil Medvedev of Russia secured a hard-fought 6-3, 6-7(3), 7-6(6) victory over Germany's Alexander Zverev at the Nitto ATP Finals to qualify for the semifinals as he moved to 2-0 in 'Red Group' action here.
2021-11-17
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Rublev storms back into form, overcomes Tsitsipas in Nitto ATP Finals
Turin, Nov 16 (IANS) Russia's world No. 5 Andrey Rublev stormed back to his winning ways, defeating Greece's world No. 4 Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-4 in the 'Green Group' of the elite year-end Nitto ATP Finals here.
2021-11-16
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Zverev wins opening Nitto ATP Finals match with home favourite Berrettini retiring
Turin, Nov 15 (IANS) Italian Matteo Berrettini's campaign in the year-end Nitto ATP Finals began on an inauspicious note as the home star was forced to retire early in the second set of his match against Germany's Alexander Zverev due to an injury to his left oblique, in the Red Group of the elite eight-player tournament.
2021-11-15
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
ATP Finals: Djokovic makes winning start in record title bid
Turin, Nov 15 (IANS) World No 1 Novak Djokovic began his campaign for a sixth ATP Finals title with victory on Monday, defeating Norway's Casper Ruud 7-6(4), 6-2 in Green Group action.
2021-11-15
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Djokovic chasing another slice of history and Federer's record at ATP Finals
Turin, Nov 14 (IANS) Novak Djokovic, the top seed from Serbia, is chasing another slice of history while second seed, Russia's Daniil Medvedev, will be looking to defend the trophy he won in London last year when the season-finale Nitto ATP Finals commences here later on Sunday.
2021-11-14
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis