Italy

Italian party urges to recognize Sputnik V for green passes

Italian party urges to recognize Sputnik V for green passes

Italy’s opposition center-right Brothers of Italy party addressed the government asking to recognize the Russian Sputnik V vaccine for the issuance of COVID certificates, a statement by lawmakers Lucia Albano and Riccardo Zucconi said. …

Europe’s healthcare creaks under Omicron’s rapid spread

Europe’s healthcare creaks under Omicron’s rapid spread

Europe’s healthcare systems are being strained once again by the rapid spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus over the holiday period, with large numbers of key staff ill or self-isolating and experts predicting the peak of infections is yet to come

Who will become Italy's next president?

Who will become Italy's next president?

In the heart of Rome, the Quirinal has been Italy's most important palace for centuries. First, as the residence of the popes, then of the House of Savoy, and since 1946 it has been the seat of the presidency of the republic. In recent years, …

Mediterranean diet a potential strategy against COVID-19

Mediterranean diet a potential strategy against COVID-19

Due to its anti-inflammatory and immune-modulatory qualities, the Mediterranean diet (MetDiet) has been linked to a lower risk of major chronic diseases in various studies. As a result, the authors believe that the MetDiet could be …

World is put on high alert over the Omicron coronavirus variant

World is put on high alert over the Omicron coronavirus variant

Fears mount over the newly identified coronavirus variant Omicron - the new mutation, which is potentially more transmissible, was first discovered in South Africa and has since been detected in Australia, United Kingdom, Germany, …

Anti-vaxx protests ripping across Europe

Anti-vaxx protests ripping across Europe

Major cities across Europe have seen demonstrations against new rules and requirements related to the coronavirus pandemic, with some leading to violence and arrests or turning into riots, …

Beijing controls European ports

Beijing controls European ports

The Chinese role and influence have expanded in all NATO member states, especially with the acceleration of the scope and number of giant projects in NATO countries, as the Chinese government and its companies implemented hundreds of projects in the Eurasia region

Kyrgyzstan opens embassy in Italy

Kyrgyzstan opens embassy in Italy

The official opening ceremony of the Embassy of Kyrgyzstan in Rome was held on November 9, the Foreign Ministry of Kyrgyzstan said. The opening ceremony was attended by Foreign Minister Ruslan Kazakbaev, Italian Vice Minister for …

G20 summit kicks off in Rome

G20 summit kicks off in Rome

The Group of 20 (G20) leading industrialized nations begin a two-day summit in Rome on Saturday with climate action and the COVID-19 pandemic set to dominate the talks, Deutsche Welle informs. The G20 bloc, which …

Erdogan travels to Italy and the UK

Erdogan travels to Italy and the UK

In the next few days, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will visit Italy and Great Britain. This was reported by the Public Relations Department of the Turkish Presidential Administration. The visit to Italy is scheduled for …

G20 demands humanitarian access to Afghans, EU pledges cash

G20 demands humanitarian access to Afghans, EU pledges cash

The European Union pledged 1 billion euros ($1.15 billion) in support for the Afghan people, and the Group of 20 countries vowed to accelerate aid Tuesday amid concerns that an already precarious humanitarian and financial situation will grow …

G20 tackles Afghan crisis at special summit

G20 tackles Afghan crisis at special summit

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi hosted a special summit of the Group of 20 major economies on Tuesday to discuss Afghanistan, as worries grow about a looming humanitarian disaster following the Taliban's return to power. …

Turin to host Eurovision Song Contest in 2022

Turin to host Eurovision Song Contest in 2022

The Italian city of Turin has won the race to become the Host City of the 66th Eurovision Song Contest, having triumphed over 16 other competing bids. The Grand Final will be held in PalaOlimpico on Saturday 14 May with Semi-Finals on …