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Italy within reach of economic recovery: Italian PM


September 6th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 6 (IANS) Italy has averted the worst case scenario of the debt crisis and economic recovery in the eurozone's third largest economy is within reach, Italian Prime Minister ... Read more...

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3,400 fake disabled, poor found in Italy


August 7th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 7 (IANS/AKI) More than 3,400 cases of people fraudulently claiming poverty and disability benefits have been uncovered in Italy this year, including one "blind" man who was caught ... Read more...

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Russia seeks faster trade growth with Italy


July 24th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that he is confident of restoration of bilateral trade between his country and Italy and the two-way trade volume can ... Read more...

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Putin speaks out on Syria settlement plan


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday articulated his plan for a peaceful settlement to the civil conflict in Syria."We believe that the course of action should ... Read more...

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24,000 Italian government employees to lose jobs


July 11th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 10 (IANS/AKI) Around 24,000 government employees in Italy are due to lose their jobs because of spending cuts worth 26 billion euros ($32 billion).Around 11,000 of the workers ... Read more...

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Huddled over eurozone crisis, EU leaders watch football


June 29th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) While expected to devote their full attention at evolving a plan at the crucial summit talks meant to save Europe, the European Union leaders instead ... Read more...

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Berlusconi wants to be economy minister in 2013


June 28th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 28 (IANS/AKI) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has said he would like to be economy minister if his conservative party wins the elections in 2013. Speaking to ... Read more...

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Italy does not need EU help: Monti


June 13th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 13 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has denied that his country requires any bailout from its European partners."We wanted (sic) to show with actions in our ... Read more...

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Italian president warns of wave of violence


May 24th, 2012 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 24 (IANS) Days after a bomb attack which killed a student in an Italian city, President Giorgio Napolitano has warned of a new wave of violence reminiscent of ... Read more...

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Italy quake causes $250 mn loss to farmers


May 21st, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 21 (IANS/AKI) The earthquake that struck Italy Sunday caused a loss of around 200 million euros (over $250 million) to agriculture, a trade association said Monday.The Coldiretti farmers' ... Read more...

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Italy quake toll rises to seven


May 21st, 2012 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 21 (IANS) The toll from a 5.9-magnitude quake in northern Italy rose to seven Monday.The seventh victim of Sunday's 5.9-magnitude tremor was an 86-year-old woman who died from ... Read more...

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Families of detained Italians visit them in Trivandrum jail


April 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 19 (IANS) Four close family members of the two jailed Italian marines in Kerala, arrested in February this year for killing two unarmed Indian fishermen, visited them in ... Read more...

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`Italy’s economy to grow again in 2013′


April 19th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 19 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has said the country's economy will contract by 1.2 percent this year before returning to modest growth in 2013."Stimulating growth within ... Read more...

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Sustainable development needed in Asia: Chinese official (Lead)


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Boao (China), April 2 (IANS) Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang Monday called for joint efforts to push forward Asia's sound and sustainable development in the wake of complex global ... Read more...

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Pakistan working to improve India ties: Gilani


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) Pakistan is working to improve its international ties, including those with India, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said addressing the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) ... Read more...

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Pakistan to buy power from Iran: Gilani


April 1st, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Pakistan will purchase 1,100 MW of electricity from Iran in a bid to overcome the energy shortage in the country, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ... Read more...

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India discusses upping ties with Canada, Turkey


March 28th, 2012 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, March 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Tuesday met his Canadian and Turkish counterparts on the sidelines of a nuclear safety conference in Seoul and ... Read more...

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Manmohan to meet Italian, Norwegian counterparts in Seoul


March 24th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Two festering diplomatic rows will feature in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's talks with his Italian and Norwegian counterparts on the sidelines of an international ... Read more...

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Berlusconi’s income rises


March 20th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 20 (IANS/AKI) Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's income last year rose 20 percent to 48 million euros allowing him to keep the title of Italy's highest-earning politician.The billionaire ... Read more...

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Fishermen killing: Italian PM calls Manmohan


March 8th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti rang up his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh Wednesday and warned him against setting a "dangerous precedent" with the jailing ... Read more...

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Italian business confidence falls


February 28th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 28 (IANS/AKI) Italian business confidence fell in February as the euro zone's third-largest economy was mired in recession.The manufacturing-sentiment index fell to 91.5 from 92.1 in January, national ... Read more...

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Italian ministers post salaries online


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 22 (IANS/AKI) Italian ministers Tuesday posted their salaries and assets online in an effort to boost transparency amid a crackdown on tax evasion.The unelected government led by Prime ... Read more...

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Not bidding for 2020 Olympics was the right decision: Pietro Mennea


February 16th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Feb 16 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti's cabinet not backing Rome's bid for the 2020 Olympics was a right decision, feels the country's former Olympic champion Pietro Mennea.According ... Read more...

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Rome forced to drop bid for 2020 Olympics


February 15th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 15 (IANS) Rome was forced to drop its bid for the 2020 Olympic Games following Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti's announcement that his government would not provide the ... Read more...

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Italian police clamp down on tax evaders


January 30th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Milan (Italy), Jan 30 (IANS) Italian police, in a bid to clamp down upon widespread tax evasion, Sunday carried out massive checks on bars, restaurants and shops in Milan, the ... Read more...

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Italy’s industrial production rose in November


January 13th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 13 (IANS/AKI) Italy's industrial production in November managed to rise even though the eurozone's third biggest economy implemented cost-cutting measures amid an economic crisis and probable recession.Output gained ... Read more...

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Italian MPs are top earners in Europe


January 4th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 4 (IANS/AKI) Italian MPs earn an average salary of 16,000 euros (around $20,900 or Rs.11,12,000), making them the top earners among lawmakers in the European Union (EU), according ... Read more...

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Italian economy contracts in Q3


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 22 (IANS) Italy's GDP in the third quarter of 2011 dropped by 0.2 percent from the second quarter, marking the first contraction for almost two years, said the ... Read more...

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Italian tanker seized by Somali pirates freed


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 21 (IANS) An Italian oil tanker with five crew members seized by Somali pirates in February has been freed, Xinhua reported Wednesday.The crew of the vessel Savina Caylyn ... Read more...

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Parcel bomb explodes at Italian tax collecting agency, injuring director


December 10th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by BNO News
ROME (BNO NEWS) -- A parcel bomb exploded at a tax collection agency in the Italian capital of Rome on Friday, injuring the director, the ANSA news agency reported on Saturday.Police said ... Read more...

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Italy’s industrial output suffers steep October decline


December 9th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 9 (IANS/AKI) Italian industrial production in October suffered its steepest fall in almost two years as the country faced declining demand amid an economic crisis that will probably ... Read more...

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US stocks rise higher on European hopes


December 6th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 5 (IANS) US stocks rallied in early trading Monday as investors were expecting European leaders to take decisive measures to tackle the contagious debt problems, Xinhua reported.French ... Read more...

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Consumer sentiment rises in Italy


November 25th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 25 (IANS/AKI) Italian consumer confidence rose in November defying an economic crisis that toppled one government and forced the new one to explore ways to implement unpopular austerity ... Read more...

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Monti to govern till 2013: Berlusconi


November 21st, 2011 - 3:46 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy's new government led by technocrat Prime Minister Mario Monti will govern until the next parliamentary elections scheduled for 2013, former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi ... Read more...

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Italy’s new Cabinet wins confidence vote


November 19th, 2011 - 4:40 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti's Cabinet won a second confidence vote in parliament Friday to secure its right to tackle the country's deepening financial crisis.Lawmakwers ... Read more...

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