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Apple to pay Italy 318 million euros, sign tax deal – source

By Emilio Parodi & Agnieszka Flak MILAN (Reuters) – Apple Inc will pay Italy's tax office 318 million euros ($348 million) to settle a dispute over allegations it failed to…

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Italy promises support to future Libyan premier

Rome (AFP) – The leader of a proposed new government in conflict-wracked Libya made his first visit to Europe on Monday, holding secret talks with Italy's Premier Matteo Renzi, who…

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No Christmas break in migrant flow to Italy

Rome (AFP) – Around 4,000 migrants & refugees were saved from waters between Italy & North Africa over the course of the Christmas weekend, with further rescue operations expected in…

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Juventus, Tottenham to play in ICC Australia

Sydney (AFP) – Italian champions Juventus & England's Tottenham Hotspur will play in next year's International Champions Cup Australia, organisers said Sunday. Juventus, Italy's most decorated club, & Tottenham will…

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Italy prosecutors halt felling of olive trees in bacteria probe

Rome (AFP) – Italian prosecutors said Saturday they have blocked an EU order to axe thousands of olive trees affected by a deadly bacteria & placed 10 people tasked with…

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Migrant crisis, Britain dominate European summit

Brussels (AFP) – European leaders tackled the migration crisis & Britain's reform demands at a summit on Thursday, twin challenges threatening the unity of the EU as one of the…

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'No fingerprints!' chant migrants in Italy as EU cracks down

By Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) – Some 200 mostly Eritrean migrants protested against asylum rules on the island of Lampedusa on Thursday as the European Union steps up pressure on…

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Man scales Colosseum to protest Rome Holy Year crackdown

ROME (Reuters) – A man climbed onto an outside ledge of Rome's Colosseum on Friday & shouted in protest at a new decree restricting sightseeing tours, rickshaw rides & centurion…

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Vatican puts 2 journalists on trial for reporting on leaks

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Two Italian journalists who wrote books detailing Vatican mismanagement go on trial Tuesday in a Vatican courtroom along with three people accused of leaking them the…

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Italy police seize 221 toy trains from bribery suspect

ROME (Reuters) – Italian investigators have seized 221 toy trains & 126 boxes of collectible stamps from a person suspected of buying them with money amassed through bribes, a finance…

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