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    Pope urges peace, unity in conflict-ridden Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 04:04pm on May 16, 2021

    Pope Francis celebrated mass in honour of conflict-ridden Myanmar on Sunday, repeating his calls for peace and an end to the violence that has left...

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    Nadal wins thriller to join Djokovic in Rome last eight

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:38am on May 14, 2021

    Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal reached the quarter-finals of the Italian Open in contrasting styles on Thursday as spectators returned to the stands...

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    Covid antibodies last 8 months after infection: study

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 11:31pm on May 11, 2021

    Antibodies against coronavirus remained in the blood of patients with Covid-19 for at least eight months after they were infected, Italian researchers said Tuesday. They...

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    Inter entering 'new cycle': Lukaku

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 05:22pm on May 07, 2021

    Inter Milan, who ended the record reign of nine consecutive titles of Italian champions Juventus, can start ‘a new cycle’, says star striker Romelu Lukaku...

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    Italy players given first Covid vaccine dose ahead of Euro

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:48am on May 04, 2021

    The Italy squad have been given their first vaccine dose against Covid-19 ahead of this summer's delayed Euro 2020, the country's football federation announced on...

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    Italy tightens travel rules for India, Bangladesh

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 08:28pm on April 29, 2021

    Italy on Thursday tightened the rules on people arriving from coronavirus-hit India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, while extending quarantine regulations for Europeans. A devastating surge...

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    Italy bans arrivals from Covid-hit India

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 04:35pm on April 25, 2021

    Italy is to ban arrivals from coronavirus hotspot India, apart from Italian residents, health minister Roberto Speranza said Sunday. ‘I have signed a new decree...

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    Migrant boat capsizes off Libya with 130 aboard: NGO

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:20am on April 23, 2021

    Ten bodies were spotted near a capsized rubber boat off the coast of Libya on Thursday, which had around 130 people aboard, a rescue charity...

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    Benigni to receive Venice cinema career award

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 11:22pm on April 18, 2021

    Italian actor and director Roberto Benigni, who won an Oscar for ‘Life is Beautiful’, will be honoured with a career award at this year’s Venice...

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    Pope celebrates mass of ‘mercy’ with prisoners, refugees

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 05:27pm on April 11, 2021

    Pope Francis made a rare Sunday outing from Vatican grounds to celebrate a mass on ‘divine mercy’ with prisoners, refugees and health workers. The service...