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Italian Politician Beppe Grillo Parodies Primo Levi Poem About Holocaust
Beppe Grillo, an Italian comic turned politician, refused to apologize for his parody of a Primo Levi poem about the Holocaust to criticize Italy's government and political system.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Italy's new PM Matteo Renzi appoints women to lead major state...
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Berlusconi Sentenced To Year of Community Service
Leader of Forza Italia party Silvio Berlusconi at the end of the consultations with Italian President Giorgio Napolitano at the Quirinale Palace in Rome on Feb. 15, 2014.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Renzi presents economic blueprint
Rome, April 8 - Premier Matteo Renzi presented the government's economic blueprint for the next three years on Tuesday after his cabinet approved the plan and pledged to beat resistance to his drive to overhaul Italy's slow, expensive political system.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
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Queen gives honey to pope, who has gift for George
Queen Elizabeth II arrives at Rome's Ciampino military airport to start a one-day visit to Italy and the Vatican, Thursday, April 3, 2014.
Berlusconi meets Napolitano
Rome, April 3 - Ex-premier and centre-right leader Silvio Berlusconi had a surprise meeting with President Giorgio Napolitano on Wednesday.
Italy - Factors to watch on April 3
President Giorgio Napolitano receives Queen Elizabeth II * The law decrees on the sale of public stakes in the postal service and airport authority will bind the government to use proceeds for debt reduction purposes, defying parliamentary pressure to use them otherwise, MF reported.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
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Queen due to meet Pope at Vatican
The royal couple will travel to Italy for a one day visit following a private invitation from the President of Italy Giorgio Napolitano.
Napolitano blames regional failure for prison decree
Rome, April 1 - President Giorgio Napolitano said Tuesday that he signed "with great regret" an urgent extension of a 2011 law on judicial psychiatric hospitals because regions that were supposed to take responsibility for the facilities have failed to do so.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Obama leaves Rome for Riyadh
Rome, March 28 - United States President Barack Obama left Rome abroad Air Force One on Friday after two nights in the Italian capital and headed to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Daily Press Briefings : Daily Press Briefing - March 27, 2014
MS. HARF: Hello. Welcome to today's daily briefing. I have a few items at the top, and then I'm happy to open it up for questions.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Obama Seeks Catholic Boost From Meeting With Pope
Barack Obama will meet Pope Francis for the first time Thursday for talks on a shared agenda to fight inequality which the President hopes will help boost support at home.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Public-sector salary caps under review, govt says
Rome, March 25 - Simplification Minister Marianna Madia said Tuesday that the supreme Court of Cassation was reviewing a government motion on salary caps for public-sector managers.
Rome bristles with security ahead of Obama visit
Rome, March 25 - For days Italy's capital has been awash in American agents mingling with tourists and locals ahead of United Nations President Barack Obama's official visit on Thursday.
Napolitano challenges Euroskeptics' call for unity
Rome, March 24 - Marine Le Pen, leader of France's far-right National Front, called on all Euroskeptics to unite against European Union forces Monday even as Italian President Giorgio Napolitano used a Second World War ceremony to make the opposing case.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
Public-sector manager pay to be cut says Renzi
Rome, March 21 - Italian Premier Matteo Renzi on Friday confirmed plans to cap salaries of public-sector managers at or below the quarter of a million euros Italian President Giorgio Napolitano gets.
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In Europe, Obama looks to rally on Ukraine
President Obama will depart Sunday for a six-day swing through Europe and the Middle East in what is shaping up to be one of the most consequential foreign trips of his presidency.
In Europe, Obama looks to rally on Ukraine
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Fri Mar 21, 2014
Collected Department Releases: Secretary Kerry Travels to The Hague, Rome, Vatican City, and Riyadh
On March 24-28, Secretary of State John Kerry will accompany President Obama during his visit to The Hague, Rome, Vatican City, and Riyadh.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
Fresh collapse adds to alarm over Pompeii
Naples, March 20 - An apparently fresh wall collapse added to swelling alarm over the world-famous archaeological site of Pompeii Thursday.