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    Florence museum demands Germany return artwork

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on January 03, 2019

    The Uffizi Gallery in Florence on Tuesday appealed to Berlin for help in retrieving a stolen 18th century Dutch painting from a German family.‘An appeal...

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    Italian MPs approve revised budget after EU standoff

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:51am on December 31, 2018

    Italian lawmakers passed Saturday the populist government’s revised 2019 budget before a year-end deadline, despite complaints from the opposition that it was dictated by Brussels...

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    Rescued migrants face Christmas at sea after Italy closes ports

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on December 23, 2018

    Italy’s far-right interior minister Matteo Salvini said on Saturday Italian ports were closed to hundreds of migrants rescued off Libya after a mother and newborn...

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    Last Tango In Paris director Bertolucci dies

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on November 27, 2018

    Italian film director Bernardo Bertolucci, whose films include ‘Last Tango In Paris’ and ‘1900’, died on Monday aged 77.Considered one of the giants of world...

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    Italy nationalists mull refusing Da Vincis to Louvre

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    Italy wants to renegotiate a deal to loan all of its Leonardo da Vinci paintings to France’s Louvre to mark 500 years since his death,...

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    Roma donate 150,000 euros to Liverpool victim

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2018

    Roma revealed on Thursday they will donate an initial sum of 150,000 euros ($170,000) to the family of Liverpool fan Sean Cox who suffered a...

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    Italy vows to keep euro, big budget despite EU standoff

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on November 11, 2018

    Italy will not leave the eurozone, populist deputy prime minister Luigi Di Maio said on Friday, despite a standoff with Brussels over Rome’s big-spending budget.‘As...

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    Thousands protest over Rome’s decline as mayor teeters

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 02:03am on October 28, 2018

    Thousands of protesters rallied in the centre of Rome Saturday over the Italian capital’s decrepit infrastructure, as the legal woes of its mayor whetted political...

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    How ratings agencies work and why they are feared

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on October 28, 2018

    Depending on whom you ask, ratings agencies are either would-be guardians of financial probity or an indispensable valuation tool for investors....

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    Argento recalls sexual encounter with Bennett

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on October 02, 2018

    Italian actress Asia Argento, who became a leading figure in the #MeToo movement after accusing powerful Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of rape, admitted she had...

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