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1 dead, up to 12 missing in landslide on Italian island

Nov. 26, 2022 14:23 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Heavy rainfall triggered a massive landslide early Saturday on the southern Italian resort island of Ischia that destroyed buildings and swept parked cars into the sea, leaving at least one person dead and up to 12 missing. The body of a woman was pulled from the mud,...

Italian premier presents economic measures on energy, family

Nov. 22, 2022 07:52 AM EST

ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Giorgia Meloni presented the government’s first economic policy initiatives Tuesday, announcing 21 billion euros in budget tweaks that would be used to help industry and families cope with soaring energy prices, as well as measures to incentivize couples to have more...

Long-serving Italian politician Roberto Maroni dies at 67

Nov. 22, 2022 07:13 AM EST

ROME (AP) — Roberto Maroni, a longtime leader of the right-wing Northern League party and a cabinet minister in ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi’s three governments, died Tuesday at age 67, League leaders and the premier said. State-run RAI television cited a family statement saying...

French border checks in force over Italy's migrant policy

Nov. 13, 2022 16:09 PM EST

ROME (AP) — Lines formed Sunday at Italy’s northern border crossings with France following Paris’ decision to reinforce border controls over a diplomatic row with Italy about migration policy and humanitarian rescue ships that shows no end in sight. The Ventimiglia-Menton...

Meloni tells NATO it can count on Italy in Ukraine

Nov. 10, 2022 08:33 AM EST

ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Giorgia Meloni pledged Italy’s “strong commitment” to NATO and efforts to end Russia's invasion of Ukraine, taking a firm pro-alliance stance Thursday following the pro-Russia sentiments expressed by one of her governing coalition partners. Meloni...