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    Italy reopens to Europe

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:14pm on June 03, 2020

    Italy reopened to travellers from Europe on Wednesday, three months after the country went into coronavirus lockdown, with all hopes pinned on reviving the key...

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    Pope fights corruption with new Vatican law

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:55pm on June 01, 2020

    Pope Francis stepped up his battle against corruption in the Vatican Monday with a new law aimed at boosting transparency in tenders and cutting costs...

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    All Italian airports allowed to reopen June 3

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:59pm on May 21, 2020

    All Italian airports will be able to reopen from June 3 after many were closed to stem the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, the country’s...

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    Italy to regularise migrants in face of coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:06pm on May 14, 2020

    The Italian government on Wednesday decided to temporarily regularise illegal migrants working in the agricultural sector or as domestic helpers, to control the black market...

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    Serie A in limbo with new wave of virus

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 11:55pm on May 08, 2020

    The fate of the Serie A championship remained in limbo on Thursday after state scientists met with football bosses in a desperate effort to save...

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    Italy begins to ease nationwide coronavirus lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 11:46am on May 04, 2020

    Stir-crazy Italians will be free to stroll and visit relatives for the first time in nine weeks on Monday as Europe’s hardest-hit country eases back...

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    Global coronavirus cases top 3.5m

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 11:23am on May 04, 2020

    Millions of Europeans emerged with relief from coronavirus confinement on Monday, with hard-hit Italy leading the way out of the world’s longest lockdown. At least...

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    Europe prepares to ease lockdown with pandemic signs ebbing

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 11:48pm on May 03, 2020

    European nations on Sunday prepared for further cautious easing of coronavirus restrictions following signs the pandemic may be slowing, with hard-hit Italy set to follow...

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    150 Italian doctors died from virus

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:52pm on April 28, 2020

    More than 150 Italian doctors have died of the novel coronavirus since February, the FNOMCeO health association said Monday. The toll among doctors had reached...

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    Italy’s Conte signals longer lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 11:39pm on April 22, 2020

    Prime minister Giuseppe Conte prepared Italians for a longer lockdown Tuesday despite a second successive drop in the number of registered coronavirus cases. Italy is...