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Italy

Republic in Southern Europe

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Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a European country consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Italian Alps and surrounded by several islands. Located in the middle of the Mediterranean sea and traversed along its length by the Apennines, Italy has a largely temperate seasonal climate. The country covers an area of 301,340Β km2 (116,350Β sqΒ mi) and shares open land borders with France, Slovenia, Austria, Switzerland and the enclaved microstates of Vatican City and San Marino. Italy has a territorial exclave in Switzerland (Campione) and a maritime exclave in the Tunisian Sea (Lampedusa). With around 60 million inhabitants, Italy is the fourth-most populous member state of the European Union.

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A storehouse belonging to Libya's Mellitah Oil & Gas, a joint-venture between the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Italy's ENI, was damaged in an air strike on..
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A majority of EU governments led by Italy sought on Tuesday to make good on a promise to open EU membership talks with North Macedonia and Albania, which face..
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Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday Rome would press ahead with a plan to settle overdue state payments by issuing mini-bills unless a..
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Italy is the United States' most reliable ally in Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday, keen to present himself as a strong, trustworthy..
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Amanda Knox, back in Italy for the first time since her 2015 murder acquittal, broke down in tears on Saturday as she relived her eight-year ordeal of trials and..
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France and Italy forged a military shipbuilding alliance on Friday, as state-controlled Naval Group and Fincantieri signed off on a 50-50 joint venture that will..
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Sam Kerr has taken aim at commentators and fans that wrote off the Matildas after their first-up loss to Italy, telling them to "suck on that one".
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It’s time for the Matildas to get their World Cup campaign back on track after their last minute loss to Italy. It could have caused a crisis of confidence,..
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The Italian ruling coalition will discuss later this year how to finance its ambitious tax cut plans, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Thursday.
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Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio on Thursday ruled out a government reshuffle and reiterated that cutting taxes is the coalition's priority.
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Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini threatened on Wednesday to use tough, new measures for the first time on a German charity ship, Sea Watch, after it..
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Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini threatened on Wednesday to use tough, new measures for the first time on a German charity ship, Sea Watch, after it..
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Italy passed an emergency decree on Tuesday that limits the entry of ships into its territorial waters, a move aimed at curbing the activity of migrant rescue..
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The European Union moved closer on Tuesday to taking disciplinary action over Italy's growing debt, as authorities in Rome made tentative steps to avert a..
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Deputy Italian Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said Rome would seek "a dialogue" with the European Union over its next budget while sticking to its goals of..
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Deputy Italian Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said a late-night coalition meeting had gone well and the government would work to raise workers' pay and to cut..
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Italy's coalition leaders have agreed to work together to avert European Union disciplinary action over Rome's worsening public finances after a late-night..
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Italy's coalition leaders have agreed on the need to avert a European Union disciplinary action over Rome's worsening public finances at a meeting with Prime..
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