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US and Italia to conduct observation flight over Russia and Belarus

US and Italia to conduct observation flight over Russia and Belarus

The joint US-Italian mission will conduct an observation flight over the territories of Belarus and Russia under the Open Skies Treaty on April 24-28, the head of the Russian Defense Ministry's Nuclear Risk Reduction Center Sergey …

Paolo Gentiloni: Russia strengthened Assad#039s positions

Paolo Gentiloni: Russia strengthened Assad's positions

Thanks to Russia's support, Syrian President Bashar Assad's positions are stronger than two years ago, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni believes. "Assad is stronger than two years ago …

Italy court revokes order that halted work on TAP pipeline

Italy court revokes order that halted work on TAP pipeline

An Italian court has revoked an order that had halted work to remove olive trees from the pathway of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), a lawyer involved in the case said. Opposition from the local town council and the regional …

World#039s oldest person Emma Morano dies at 117

World's oldest person Emma Morano dies at 117

The world's oldest person has died in Italy at the age of 117, BBC reports. Emma Morano was born on 29 November 1899 in the Piedmont region of Italy. She was officially the last person born in the 1800s still living. She …

The European Union’s migration plan continues to flounder

The European Union’s migration plan continues to flounder

Only ten per cent of migrants redistributed from Italy and Greece

Migrant crisis: four possible scenarios

Migrant crisis: four possible scenarios

Possible developments in Libya, Italy, Spain and other transit countries over the next 6 months

EU leaders sign Rome declaration and proclaim a ‘common future’

EU leaders sign Rome declaration and proclaim a ‘common future’

The 27 leaders of the European Union signed the Rome Declaration on Saturday, proclaiming, “Europe is our common future,” even as a series of crises have badly weakened efforts to unify the continent and Britain …

EU summit kicks off in Rome

EU summit kicks off in Rome

Leaders of 27 European Union countries, not including the UK, are meeting in the Italian capital to celebrate 60 years since the Treaty of Rome was signed. The countries will sign a new declaration to honour the 1957 treaty, which paved the way …

Merkel acknowledges mistakes of the EU

Merkel acknowledges mistakes of the EU

The European Union made a lot of mistakes many times, but now it's time to correct them, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in an interview with Italian state channel. She arrived in Rome for the celebration of the 60th …

European Union turns 60 this week

European Union turns 60 this week

The biggest threat facing the EU is not collapse but paralysis as its institutions are in urgent need of reform

Mehriban Aliyeva: exle of dedication

Mehriban Aliyeva: example of dedication

Italian view on the first vice-president in the history of Azerbaijan

EU Turmoil Makes Russia the Sanctioned Bond Market Traders Love

EU Turmoil Makes Russia the Sanctioned Bond Market Traders Love

The political turbulence roiling the European Union is making Russia look like a safe bet to bondholders

Georgian Prime Minister meets Italian leaders in Rome

Georgian Prime Minister meets Italian leaders in Rome

Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili is paying an official state visit to Rome in order to stimulate new economic and business relations between the two nations, Agenda.ge reports. The official part of …

Will EU become federation?

Will EU become federation?

Four European countries signed a document calling for more European integration. They proposed to enhance the EMU in its social dimension, to make the EU more democratic and to harmonise EU states’ foreign policies.  A …

Azerbaijan expands economic cooperation with Italy

Azerbaijan expands economic cooperation with Italy

The Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) has established a representative office in Italy. According to the Ministry of Economy, the task of the newly-created office is to coordinate communication between …

NATO countries split on idea of increasing military spendings

NATO countries split on idea of increasing military spendings

Leaders of alliance's member-countries have to meet NATO requirements and the expectations of their voters

Baku to host Azerbaijan-Italy business forum

Baku to host Azerbaijan-Italy business forum

The Azerbaijani-Italian business forum will be held in Baku on February 23, abc.az reports. The Azerbaijan Export & Investment Promotion Foundation (Azpromo) reports that the event is dated to coincide with the upcoming …

De Mistura names #039worst scenario#039 for Syria

De Mistura names 'worst scenario' for Syria

The division of Syria on zones of influence is the worst potential scenario for the war-torn country, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said. "The possible division of Syria on zones of influence would …

Turkish police seize 153 kilograms of heroin worth $4.1 million

Turkish police seize 153 kilograms of heroin worth $4.1 million

Turkish police seized 153 kilograms (337 pounds) of Italy-bound heroin worth an estimated 15.3 million Turkish liras ($4.14 million) in northeastern Ağrı province, bordering Iran, Daily Sabah reports. Customs Enforcement Anti-Smuggling …

European debt crisis: It#039s not just Greece that#039s drowning in debt

European debt crisis: It's not just Greece that's drowning in debt

Greece is still drowning in debt as the International Monetary Fund has warned that its debts are on an "explosive" path

EU leaders to push migration issue outside of Europe

EU leaders to push migration issue outside of Europe

Italy has struck a dodgy deal with Libya with no safeguards for human rights and international law

Italy eyes to increase trade with Azerbaijan

Italy eyes to increase trade with Azerbaijan

Italy aims to engage in new sectors of trade with Azerbaijan, Luigi D’Aprea, director general of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Azerbaijan, said in an exclusive interview with Trend. Opportunities for the …

Sixteen dead in Italy bus accident

Sixteen dead in Italy bus accident

Sixteen people were killed and about 40 injured after a bus carrying Hungarian students burst into flames on a highway in northern Italy, police and the fire service said on Saturday, Reuters reported. The bus went off the road near a …

Eight people found alive after avalanche hit Italian hotel

Eight people found alive after avalanche hit Italian hotel

Eight people, including two children, have been found alive in a ski resort hotel in central Italy that was flattened by a powerful avalanche on Wednesday. Five survivors, including one young girl and a woman thought to be her mother, …

Deadly avalanche buries Italian hotel

Deadly avalanche buries Italian hotel

More than 20 guests and ten staff are missing at the Hotel Rigopiano di Farindola in the village of Farindola, which was buried by an avalanche on Wednesday. A full-scale operation is underway. Firefighters, mountain rescue teams, …

Merkel: EU doesn#039t know what to do with migrants

Merkel: EU doesn't know what to do with migrants

The European Union still does not have a long-term solution to the migration problem, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said. She recalled that Germany, along with Italy, received a lot of migrants, but "we still do …

Everything you need to know about Europe’s hottest political events

Everything you need to know about Europe’s hottest political events

Which events investors cannot afford to ignore

2016 marked by crisis for Russians

2016 marked by crisis for Russians

The crisis, rising prices and the difficult economic situation in the country have been the most significant event of 2016 for 40% of Russians, according to a survey conducted by the research holding Romir. In comparison with 2015, the …

Giorgi Kvirikashvili congratulates Paolo Gentiloni on his appointment as Italian Prime Minister

Giorgi Kvirikashvili congratulates Paolo Gentiloni on his appointment as Italian Prime Minister

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili has congratulated Paolo Gentiloni on his appointment as Italy's Prime Minister and wished him success in his work. In his congratulation letter, Georgian …

Is Europe#039s frosty relations with Russia thawing amid growth of populism?

Is Europe's frosty relations with Russia thawing amid growth of populism?

Signs are growing relations between former Cold War enemies appear to be thawing following votes suggesting a new wave of politics sweeping across Europe.