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Who is Mario Draghi, Italy’s new PM?

Rome, Italy | XINHUA | Former European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi formally accepted the task of forming the next Italian government as new Prime Minister on Friday. His 23-member cabinet was sworn in at the Quirinal presidential palace at noon on Saturday. Draghi took the job after the …

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COVID-19: Italy on lockdown

‘Stay at home’: Italy’s quarantine rules Rome, Italy | AFP |  Italians have been told to stay at home and avoid all non-essential travel as quarantine measures were extended to the whole country to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Here are the main points of a government decree signed …

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Italy’s education minister Lorenzo quits over lack of funds

Rome, Italy | AFP |  Italian Education Minister Lorenzo Fioramonti of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement said Thursday he had resigned because his ministry is underfunded. Fioramonti wrote on Facebook that he informed Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte of his decision on Tuesday, saying he had taken up the portfolio to …

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Italy clinch place at Euro 2020 as Spain made to wait

Paris, France | AFP | Italy became the second team to qualify for Euro 2020 after a 2-0 win over Greece on Saturday, while three-time champions Spain edged closer to the finals despite conceding a stoppage-time equaliser away to Norway. Chelsea midfielder Jorginho dispatched a second-half penalty as Italy, wearing green …

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