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Man accused of kidnapping British model says case a ‘sham’

LONDON (AP) — A lawyer representing a suspect accused of kidnapping a British model says the entire case may have been fabricated as a publicity stunt. The case involves British model Chloe Ayling, who said...
growing populism in West

Italian minister – Investing more will help West tackle growing populism

BERLIN (Reuters) - Italian Industry Minister Carlo Calenda said on Wednesday that boosting investment would help western democracies counteract growing populism. Speaking at a conference hosted by the German Economy Ministry in Berlin, Calenda also...
Nutella palm oil

Nutella maker fights back on palm oil after cancer risk study

ALBA, Italy (Reuters) - The $44 billion palm oil industry, under pressure in Europe after authorities listed the edible oil as a cancer risk, has found a vocal ally in the food sector: the...
Italian Prime Minister Gentiloni

Italian PM unveils new government, but centre-right ally threatens to quit

ROME (Reuters) - Newly appointed Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni unveiled his government on Monday, keeping almost all the outgoing ministers in place in a sign of continuity aimed at reassuring financial markets. However, a...

The Italian Army during WWI

Italy was officially a member of the Triple Alliance with Germany and Austria-Hungary. Despite this, in the years before the war, Italy had enhanced its diplomatic efforts towards the United Kingdom and France. This was...