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Youth to the fore as Milan fashion week opens
Youth to the fore as Milan fashion week opens

Milan fashion week kicked off on Wednesday with collections from Italian labels Grinko and Blugirl setting a youth-orientated tone.

Youth to the fore as Milan fashion week opens
Italy quake death toll nears 250
Italy quake death toll nears 250

The death toll from a powerful earthquake in central Italy rose to 247 on Thursday amid fears many more corpses would be found.

Italy quake death toll nears 250
18 dead as Italy struck by powerful quake
18 dead as Italy struck by powerful quake

A powerful 6.2-magnitude earthquake devastated mountain villages in central Italy on Wednesday, leaving at least 18 people dead and many more unaccounted for.

18 dead as Italy struck by powerful quake
Italy global wine market king, US top tippler: study
Italy global wine market king, US top tippler: study

Italy was the biggest exporter and producer of wine in the world in 2015, while the United States consumed the most of Italian wine.

Italy global wine market king, US top tippler: study
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'Bad bank' deal could be option for several countries: EU banking resolution chief

A state-backed "bad bank" that would take over non-performing loans from a country's banks could also be an option for other countries.

'Bad bank' deal could be option for several countries: EU banking resolution chief
EU seals bad loans accord with Italy
EU seals bad loans accord with Italy

Italy and the European Union on Tuesday reached agreement on creating a guarantee vehicle to help Italian banks sell bad loans.

EU seals bad loans accord with Italy
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EU may delay Russia sanctions decision to next week

EU nations may delay a decision on whether to roll over economic sanctions against Russia.

EU may delay Russia sanctions decision to next week
Killa Koly. Photo courtesy of the contest's organizers.
Kazakhstani B-Boy in Red Bull BC One Italy World Final 2015 in Rome

Kazakhstani B-Boy from Astana Nikolai Chernikov, aka Killa Kolya, took part in the Red Bull BC One Italy World Final in Rome.

Kazakhstani B-Boy in Red Bull BC One Italy World Final 2015 in Rome
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Kazakhstan receives EXPO flag from Italy

Anuarbek Musin, Commissioner General for the national section at the EXPO 2015 has received the flag for the upcoming EXPO-2017 that is to take place in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan receives EXPO flag from Italy
UniCredit, feeling squeeze from low rates, cuts 18,200 jobs
UniCredit, feeling squeeze from low rates, cuts 18,200 jobs

Italy's top bank UniCredit announced plans to shed over 18,000 jobs in an effort to stay profitable as low interest rates and the weak economy weigh on earnings.

UniCredit, feeling squeeze from low rates, cuts 18,200 jobs
Italy's painstaking bid to identify shipwrecked migrants
Italy's painstaking bid to identify shipwrecked migrants

The shy children from a dog-eared photograph found in the pocket of a migrant drowned off Italy may never know what happened to the man who might have been their father.

Italy's painstaking bid to identify shipwrecked migrants
Pope deplores Vatican leaks, vows to continue reforms
Pope deplores Vatican leaks, vows to continue reforms

Pope Francis pledged to forge ahead with reforms within the Church, while decrying "deplorable" leaks over uncontrolled spending by the Vatican.

Pope deplores Vatican leaks, vows to continue reforms
Cheers, kisses as Rome's Trevi Fountain reopens
Cheers, kisses as Rome's Trevi Fountain reopens

Emerald waters gushed from Rome's Trevi fountain and spotlights lit up its gleaming Baroque facade as the taps were turned back on after a 16-month clean-up to cheers from delighted tourists.

Cheers, kisses as Rome's Trevi Fountain reopens
Italy's Fendi sets up home in fascist folly
Italy's Fendi sets up home in fascist folly

Luxury fashion company Fendi unveiled its new headquarters in a long-abandoned, now renovated architectural folly created by the WWII fascist leader Benito Mussolini in Rome.

Italy's Fendi sets up home in fascist folly
VW to recall 8.5 mn vehicles in Europe as Italian police raid offices
VW to recall 8.5 mn vehicles in Europe as Italian police raid offices

Volkswagen said it will recall a total of 8.5 million diesel vehicles Europe-wide as police raided the carmaker's office in Italy and those of its sports car unit Lamborghini over a global pollution-cheating scandal.

VW to recall 8.5 mn vehicles in Europe as Italian police raid offices
Alexey Lutsenko wins Tour of Almaty
Astana's Alexey Lutsenko wins Tour of Almaty

Kazakhstani cycler Alexey Lutsenko of Astana Pro Team has won the Tour of Almaty for the second time.

Astana's Alexey Lutsenko wins Tour of Almaty
Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour of Lombardy after tremendous descent
Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour of Lombardy after tremendous descent

Vincenzo Nibali of Kazakhstan's Astana Pro Team has won the 109th edition of the Tour of Lombardy (Il Lombaria) after an intense climb.

Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour of Lombardy after tremendous descent
Italian Senate to vote on own demise in coup for PM Renzi
Italian Senate to vote on own demise in coup for PM Renzi

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was poised for a historic victory as the Senate votes to relinquish most of its power in a revolutionary move to end decades of political instability.

Italian Senate to vote on own demise in coup for PM Renzi
Baby Francesca 'princess of migrants', symbol of hope
Baby Francesca 'princess of migrants', symbol of hope

Dubbed "the princess of migrants", a Nigerian baby born on the Italian ship that rescued her mother in the Mediterranean has become a symbol of hope for those braving the perilous crossing in search of a new life.

Baby Francesca 'princess of migrants', symbol of hope
Vincenzo Nimbali, the captain of Astana Pro Team. Photo © Bettini Photo
Nibali of Astana Pro Team wins Tre Valli Varesine

Vincenzo Nibali, the captain of Kazakhstan's Astana Pro Team celebrates the victory in Tre Valli Varesine race.

Nibali of Astana Pro Team wins Tre Valli Varesine