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Ennio Morricone passes away

Italian composer Ennio Morricone, one of the world's best-known and most prolific film composers, has died in Rome, Italian news agency ANSA said on Monday. Morricone, who was 91, died in hospital in Rome where he was being …

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Colosseum in Rome to reopen from June 1

The Colosseum in Rome will reopen on 1 June, after being closed for more than two months due to the Covid-19 pandemic. With over 7 million visitors a year, the Colosseum is one of Rome’s major tourist attractions. The Flavian …

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CSKA Moscow defeated by Italy’s Roma 0-3 in Rome

Italy’s Roma has defeated Russia’s CSKA Moscow 3-0 in a round three of the UEFA Champions League group stage match yesterday in Rome. The goals were scored by Edin Dzeko in the 30th and 43rd minutes and …

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'Azerbaijani Room' opened at FAO Headquarters in Rome

Opening of the 'Azerbaijani Room' took place at the Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome yesterday. The opening ceremony was attended by Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev …

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Georgian President leaves for Italy

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has left on an official working visit to Italy. President of Italy Sergio Mattarella will host Margvelashvili at an official welcoming ceremony, which will be …

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Bomb explodes in Rome outside post office

A bomb has exploded in Rome, Italy, near the side entrance of a post office in the Aventino neighbourhood, local media reported. A car has been badly damaged in the incident in the centre of the city. Reports suggest the …

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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 …

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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 …

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Lavrov, Kerry to meet in Rome on December 2

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet in Rome on Friday, a source in the Russian delegation has confirmed. "On Friday, the minister is scheduled for …

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Street in Rome to be named after Tbilisi

A street in the Italian capital Rome will be named after Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. This decision was announced after deputy Mayors of the two cities met in Italy today. The meeting took place between the Deputy Mayor of Rome, …

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 Virginia Raggi to become Rome's first female mayor

Rome is to be governed by its first woman mayor as 37-year-old Virginia Raggi, of the Five Star Movement (M5S), scored a dazzling electoral victory with as much as 67% of the vote. Raggi, who was little known just a few …

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Minister of Energy of Azerbaijan to pay visit to Rome

The delegation headed by the Minister of Energy of Azerbaijan, Natig Aliyev, is to pay a visit to Italy to participate in the fourth meeting of the Azerbaijani-Italian intergovernmental commission on economic and business forum, …

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