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Freddie Carabott’s war depicted in stamp series

Freddie Carabott’s war depicted in stamp series 1962, Livorno, Italy: A well-dressed man calls for a taxi to take him to the awards ceremony of the International Exhibition of Travel Posters. He is dressed in black tie and is to receive the prize for second place, with Pablo Picasso in first. He decides to skip […]

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Village in Sicily Sells Houses for Two Euros Each

Village in Sicily Sells Houses for Two Euros Each One of the houses on sale for two euro in Italy. Credit: Municipality of Sambuca di Sicilia. A village in Sicily, off the southern tip of Italy named Sambuca di Sicilia has put some abandoned local houses up for sale for only two euros, amounting to […]

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EURO 2020 Final: England vs Italy

EURO 2020 Final: England vs Italy Italy came into the game having been unbeaten for 33 games under Roberto Mancini‘s guideship whereas England with Gareth Southgate in the wheel have turned into one of the most dominate forces in the world of football, climbing up to fourth in the FIFA rankings. The Euro 2020 Final […]

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Euro 2020 Semifinals: Italy Beats Spain on Penalties to Reach Final

Euro 2020 Semifinals: Italy Beats Spain on Penalties to Reach Final Euro 2020: Italy after winning the semifinal against Spain. Credit: Nazionale Italiana di Calcio / Facebook Italy knocked out Spain in the semi-finals of the Euro 2020 after an entertaining game with two opponents both worthy of their place in the final four of […]

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Golden Dawn No 2 likely planned to escape to Italy

Golden Dawn No 2 likely planned to escape to Italy Christos Pappas, the second-in-command in the Golden Dawn criminal organization who was arrested last week after being on the run since last October, is believed to have been planning an escape to Italy. According to the police investigation, a close relative of Pappas made a […]

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The Greek Monastery Thriving in the Epicenter of Catholicism in Italy

The Greek Monastery Thriving in the Epicenter of Catholicism in Italy The monastery at Grottaferrata Abbazia. Credit:lepacifique’, CC BY 2.0/Wikipedia A Greek Orthodox monastery, founded more than one thousand years ago is thriving just south of Rome, Italy in the epicenter of Catholicism. The monastery is a remnant of ten monks belonging to the Byzantine […]

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Euro 2020 Quarter-Finals: Italy Edges Belgium 2-1

Euro 2020 Quarter-Finals: Italy Edges Belgium 2-1 Italian coach Roberto Mancini. Credit: Nazionale Italiana de Calcio / Facebook Italy knocked out FIFA top ranked Belgium by two goals to one, continuing their spectacular performances in the Euro 2020. The Mediterraneans scored twice in the first half with Nicolo Barella (31′) and Lorenzo Insigne (44′) while […]

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Calabrian Greeks: Pocket of Hellenism in Italy has Survived Millennia

Calabrian Greeks: Pocket of Hellenism in Italy has Survived Millennia Gallicianò, Calabria: The only remaining original Greko-speaking settlement in the Aspromonte Mountains. Locals have not been forced to move or resettle on the coast like other Greko settlements. Credit: John Kazaklis There exists today a tiny enclave of Calabrian Greeks, Greek-speaking people in the Aspromonte […]

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Hundreds of Ancient Artifacts Stolen from Italy Have Been Recovered

Hundreds of Ancient Artifacts Stolen from Italy Have Been Recovered An example of ancient funerary steles, the object found in Belgium that led to the discovery of 782 illegally exported artifacts. Credit: Carole Radatto, CC BY-SA 2.0 Almost 800 ancient artifacts have been brought back to Italy after they were discovered to have been illegally […]

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World Tourism Organization holds 1st Global Youth Tourism Summit in Italy

World Tourism Organization holds 1st Global Youth Tourism Summit in Italy Sustainability, sharing experiences, and their vision of the future of tourism – what do 12-18 year-olds think? The “Global Youth Tourism Summit” will welcome a selected group of children from around the world to look for the answers. The 1st Global Youth Tourism Summit […]

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The Breathtaking Ancient Greek Ruins Found in Italy

The Breathtaking Ancient Greek Ruins Found in Italy Temple of Concordia – Agrigento, Italy. Credit: Public Domain When you think about Italy and ruins, your mind’s eye automatically brings up scenes of the Roman Forum and the Colosseum. However, Italy is home to countless ruins which are actually ancient Greek  — many of which are […]

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Italy promotes Paros and Tinos

Italy promotes Paros and Tinos Extensive articles about Paros and Tinos have been published in recent days by the Italian tourist website Viagginews.com. The articles include important information about the islands and record the diversity of their tourist product, thus encouraging Italian tourists to visit popular Greek destinations. Viagginews.com is considered one of the most […]

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Euro 2020: Italy Beats Turkey 0-3 in Opening Match

Euro 2020: Italy Beats Turkey 0-3 in Opening Match The Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Italy, where the Euro 2020 opening match was held. Credit: romazone Italy crushed Turkey 3-0 today in the opening match of the UEFA EURO 2020 at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome. Italy dominated the highly-anticipated football event, heading into the tournament […]

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Greece follows Italy with bond sale ahead of ECB meeting

Greece follows Italy with bond sale ahead of ECB meeting Southern European governments are taking advantage of calm in bond markets to raise funding ahead of a closely-watched European Central Bank meeting, with Greece following Italy with a bond sale on Wednesday. Eurozone bond yields have fallen sharply in recent weeks, on dovish commentary from […]

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Italy Ratifies Exclusive Economic Zone Agreement With Greece

Italy Ratifies Exclusive Economic Zone Agreement With Greece The Italian flag flying at the Altare Della Patria, Piazza Venezia, in Rome. Credit: Mariom 990 – Wikipedia/CC BY-SA 3.0 The Italian Senate ratified on Friday the 2020 maritime agreement with Greece, with which the two EU member states delimited their Exclusive Economic Zones. ”Greece welcomes the […]

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Greece welcomes ratification of maritime deal with Italy

Greece welcomes ratification of maritime deal with Italy Greece welcomed on Saturday the ratification by the Italian Senate of an agreement to delineate the maritime zones of the two countries. The landmark deal was signed in Athens in June 2020 and was approved in the Italian senate by 223 votes and two abstentions. As Greece […]

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Italy Wins Eurovision Final; Greece in Top 10

Italy Wins Eurovision Final; Greece in Top 10 Italy won the Eurovision final with the song “Zitti E Buoni” by the rock band Måneskin; France and Switzerland came in second and third. The Italians scooped up a massive 318 points from the public vote, putting the rock song above national jury winners Switzerland, France and […]

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Greece and Italy to acquire new high speed internet connection

Greece and Italy to acquire new high speed internet connection The IONIAN submarine cable will connect Crotone, Italy, with Preveza, Greece. The submarine infrastructure will be complemented by two terrestrial fibre rings connecting the system to the cities of Milan and Rome in Italy and Athens and Thessaloniki in Greece, greekcitytimes.com reports. The system will […]

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Oxford Economics: Greatest NGEU impact on Greece, Italy

Oxford Economics: Greatest NGEU impact on Greece, Italy A senior analyst and economist for Oxford Economics this week pointed to post-pandemic recovery plans submitted by Greece and Italy, and to a lesser extent Portugal, as standing out amongst EU members. Daniel Kral’s Oxford Economics studied the NextGenerationEU (NGEU) plan totaling a whopping 806 billion euros […]

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What Happened When Italy Criminalized Environmental Protest

What Happened When Italy Criminalized Environmental Protest Protest in Italy. Environmental activism can lead to violent clashes. Credit: Flavio Gasperini In Italy, as in other countries, attempts are made to criminalize the right to public protests as an excuse that empowers the public force to stop demonstrations, especially environmental activism and protests, with the use […]

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Lufthansa seeing surging demand for flights to Greek and Balearic islands, Italy

Lufthansa seeing surging demand for flights to Greek and Balearic islands, Italy Demand for German flights to the Greek and Balearic islands and to Italy has tripled in the last few days, Lufthansa airlines said on Tuesday, including data from its subsidiary Eurowings. The surge in all reservations, including the United States, is attributed to […]

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Lufthansa seeing spike in demand for flights to Greek and Balearic Islands, Italy

Lufthansa seeing spike in demand for flights to Greek and Balearic Islands, Italy Demand for German flights to the Greek and Balearic Islands and to Italy has tripled in the last few days, Lufthansa airlines said on Tuesday, including data from its subsidiary Eurowings, ANA reports. The spike in all reservations, including the United States, […]

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