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  • Eni CEO Indicted for Algerian Bribes
    This week, an Italian court moved to indict the former CEO of Italian energy giant, Eni, in connection with a bribery investigation in Algeria.
    By Christopher Coats.  Forbes.  Thu, 28 Jul 2016 22:31:00 GMT.
  • A Family in Italy Decides to Part With Its Castle
    The Castello di Magona, in the same family for 156 years and in the 1800s the residence of the last reigning grand duke of Tuscany, is for sale for about $15.4 million.
    Dina Modianot-fox.  International Herald Tribune.  Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:39:27 GMT.
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  • Migrants Tell of Horrors of Voyage in Italy Media Campaign
    Italy launched an internet, TV and radio campaign on Thursday to discourage Africans from setting out on the often deadly voyage to Europe, including real migrants telling their often harrowing stories. ...
    Voice of America.  Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:48:42 -0400.
  • Little Progress Made in Efforts to Dismantle Human Smuggling Rings
    On October 3, 2013, hundreds of African migrants desperate to reach Europe died less than 400 meters from reaching their goal. With the Italian island of Lampedusa in sight, the migrants’ rickety, overcrowded boat began to sink. ...
    Voice of America.  Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:00:10 -0400.
  • Theresa May: UK should be flexible over Brexit trade options
    Theresa May suggests the UK should build its own trade links with the EU after leaving rather than replicating others as she holds talks with her Italian counterpart.
    BBC News.  Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:33:22 GMT.
  • Innovative architecture exhibition for Oban
    An exhibition of Scottish architecture held as part of a major festival in Italy is to be staged for the first time in Scotland.
    BBC News.  Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:13:32 GMT.
  • Italian Match Fixing Suspensions Imposed Amid Criticism of Tennis Watchdog
    Marco Cecchinato, the youngest Italian man in the ATP top 250, was barred for eighteen months by his national federation after he was accused of fixing two matches.
    Ben Rothenberg.  International Herald Tribune.  Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:21:37 GMT.
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  • Africa: New Tool for Managing the Fuel Needs of Displaced Populations
    [FAO] Rome -FAO and UNHCR launch a technical handbook
    All Africa.  Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:01:52 GMT.
  • Bodies of 22 migrants found on boat in Mediterranean
    The bodies of 21 women and one man were found on a rubber dinghy adrift near the Libyan coast on July 20, just hours after they had set sail for Italy, humanitarian group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said
    Hurriyet.  Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:45:00 +0200.
  • Tecnogas SUPERIORE
    Italian appliance company provides design professionals with instant access to product information 
    Kitchen and Bath Business.  Tue, 19 Jul 2016.
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The Italian Republic, located on southern Europe's Apennine Peninsula, is a democratic republic with a bicameral Parliament, an elected President, and an appointed Prime Minister.  Italy's capital city is Rome, and its currency is the Euro.  In 2007, Italy's estimated population was 58,148,000, and Italian is the primary language used in Italy.

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