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Italy’s Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, Resigns After Weeks of Infighting

Italy's Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, Resigns After Weeks of Infighting

Italy’s Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, Resigns After Weeks of Infighting Italy’s Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, Resigns After Weeks of Infighting ROME — Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte of Italy resigned on Tuesday after weeks of political infighting, thrusting the country into renewed instability as the coronavirus pandemic ravages lives and livelihoods. The latest political crisis caught many off guard as the …

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Italy’s Government Enters a Crisis in Middle of Pandemic

Italy’s Government Enters a Crisis in Middle of Pandemic

Italy’s Government Enters a Crisis in Middle of Pandemic Italy’s Government Enters a Crisis in Middle of Pandemic ROME — Italy’s history of political instability resurfaced in particularly unstable times on Wednesday as a government crisis began in the midst of a pandemic that has devastated the country, raised doubts about the competence of its leadership and intensified political turf …

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The Pandemic Helped Reverse Italy’s Brain Drain. But Can It Last?

The Pandemic Helped Reverse Italy’s Brain Drain. But Can It Last?

The Pandemic Helped Reverse Italy’s Brain Drain. But Can It Last? The Pandemic Helped Reverse Italy’s Brain Drain. But Can It Last? When Elena Parisi, an engineer, left Italy at age 22 to pursue a career in London five years ago, she joined the vast ranks of talented Italians escaping a sluggish job market and lack of opportunities at home …

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Protestant Church That Found Refuge in Italy’s Hills Helps Syrians Do the Same

Protestant Church That Found Refuge in Italy’s Hills Helps Syrians Do the Same

Protestant Church That Found Refuge in Italy’s Hills Helps Syrians Do the Same Protestant Church That Found Refuge in Italy’s Hills Helps Syrians Do the Same TORRE PELLICE, Italy — The story of Maha Dahine and her two sons, Hanna and Antoine Khoury, is similar to those of countless victims of the conflict in Syria. Driven by fear and hopelessness, …

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Stéphane Lissner on Guiding Italy’s Oldest Opera House Through a Pandemic and Beyond

Stéphane Lissner on Guiding Italy's Oldest Opera House Through a Pandemic and Beyond

Stéphane Lissner on Guiding Italy’s Oldest Opera House Through a Pandemic and Beyond Stéphane Lissner on Guiding Italy’s Oldest Opera House Through a Pandemic and Beyond NAPLES, Italy — Six years ago, Stéphane Lissner left Milan after a decade managing Italy’s most famous opera house, the Teatro alla Scala, to run the Paris Opera. After a turbulent term, he left …

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A Reality Check for Italy’s Vaccination Hopes: a Flu-Shot Logjam

A Reality Check for Italy’s Vaccination Hopes: a Flu-Shot Logjam

A Reality Check for Italy’s Vaccination Hopes: a Flu-Shot Logjam A Reality Check for Italy’s Vaccination Hopes: a Flu-Shot Logjam After suffering through two big outbreaks of the coronavirus, many people in Italy greeted news that a vaccine could be available by early next year with some optimism. But one of the country’s most renowned virologists and Covid-19 experts has …

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Why Covid Caused Such Suffering in Italy’s Wealthiest Region

Why Covid Caused Such Suffering in Italy’s Wealthiest Region

Why Covid Caused Such Suffering in Italy’s Wealthiest Region Why Covid Caused Such Suffering in Italy’s Wealthiest Region LONDON — Dr. Chiara Lepora had never imagined being deployed in her home country of Italy. As a physician for the international relief agency Doctors Without Borders, she was accustomed to caring for people in countries like Yemen and South Sudan, amid …

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As Italy’s Eateries Closed Early, a Small Neighbor Became a Dinner Hot Spot

As Italy’s Eateries Closed Early, a Small Neighbor Became a Dinner Hot Spot

As Italy’s Eateries Closed Early, a Small Neighbor Became a Dinner Hot Spot As Italy’s Eateries Closed Early, a Small Neighbor Became a Dinner Hot Spot “San Marino is actually an enclave in our territory,” said Jamil Sadegholvaad, a council member in the city of Rimini, noting that it was a mere 10-minute drive to restaurants across the border. The …

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The return of Italy’s great bike race

Vincenzo Nibali passes the emotional crowd in Palermo on Saturday

The return of Italy’s great bike race The return of Italy’s great bike race I t was hot and the Sirocco winds blew warm air down the narrow, towering streets. I was sat eating a cannolo and sipping an espresso when I overheard two men next to me talking about the Giro d’Italia. On their table were two coffees and …

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Virus Revives Italy’s Age-Old Shadow Safety Net: The Pawnshop

Virus Revives Italy’s Age-Old Shadow Safety Net: The Pawnshop

Virus Revives Italy’s Age-Old Shadow Safety Net: The Pawnshop Virus Revives Italy’s Age-Old Shadow Safety Net: The Pawnshop ROME — The economic repercussions of Italy’s lockdown to contain the coronavirus nearly wiped Anita Paris out. Her son, a car mechanic whom she depended on for financial support, couldn’t work. Her small pension didn’t suffice. The welfare checks she had hoped …

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