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 Germans begin to evacuate SicilyGermans begin to evacuate Sicily by The Ovi Team
August 11th 1943, German forces begin a six-day evacuation of the Italian island of Sicily, having been beaten back by the Allies, who invaded the island in July. The Germans had maintained a presence in Sicily since the earliest days of the wa
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 The Five Stars'Party: Italy's Unique Populist MovementThe Five Stars'Party: Italy's Unique Populist Movement by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
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 The Momentum of Populism: The Fall of Italy's Demolition ManThe Momentum of Populism: The Fall of Italy's Demolition Man by Dr. Binoy Kampmark
 Italy and the EU at the Crossroads?Italy and the EU at the Crossroads? by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
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 Why support EU, Silvio?Why support EU, Silvio? by Thanos Kalamidas
And now what? It seems that we are going to see in Italy the same play we saw a few months ago in Greece. A re-election or a huge compromise in the name of European unity. And in the middle of all that we also got an amateur clown and a profess
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
Cross border action to tackle the mafiaTwo years ago, one of Italy’s most powerful crime groups, the ‘Ndrangheta, found some 40 of its associates put behind bars in the capital of the southern province Reggio Ca
 When Spiritual Chaos Begets Political Unity: How Freemasonry United ItalyWhen Spiritual Chaos Begets Political Unity: How Freemasonry United Italy by Mirella Ionta
With structures that have accommodated masonic activities still standing today in major cities in the Western World, we are often reminded of the existence of a secret society that is believed to have controlled the political and financial e
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
Centre-left chooses candidate to succeed MontiItaly's centre-left votes on Sunday for a candidate who will become front runner to succeed Mario Monti as prime minister after a general election n
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
Students across Italy protest austerity measuresTens of thousands of school children and students took to the streets of 90 cities across Italy on Friday to protest tax hikes on university fees and
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
CEO to meet PM Monti about Fiat plans on Sept. 22Fiat boss Sergio Marchionne said he will not close car factories in Italy despite a plunging domestic market, responding to calls from unions and pol
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
Italy makes financial progress compared to last yearItaly’s financial situation has made progress compared with last year; the premier said Sunday, believing the country will eventually emerge
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
Italy shakes off downgrade, but fears mountItaly dodged a potentially unlucky Friday the 13th, easily selling a batch of new three-year bonds in a closely-watched auction that came just hours after
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
Red Brigades calls for renewed violenceA letter purporting to be from Italy's radical left-wing Red Brigades called on Friday for new attacks against politicians, bankers and reporters, just day
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
Deficit goals in line with EU rules-documentItaly's revised growth and budget targets are consistent with a balanced budget in the medium term and creating a "sizable" primary surplus to cut the country's mas
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Italy won't rush disputed labour reformItalian Prime Minister Mario Monti opted on Friday not to rush a heavily contested labour reform through parliament after running into strong resistance from unions and a key ally sup
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
Italy’s Cabinet reveals financial informationItaly’s Cabinet ministers have posted a raft of financial information online in a show of transparency sought by Premier Mario Monti as he pushes through tough austerity
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Italian cruise death toll rises to 13The death toll from the Costa Concordia shipwreck has raised to 13 after divers found the body of a woman in the stern of the half-sunken cruise ship. Civil Protection services Chief Franco
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Italian unions uneasy over economic rescue planThe Italian government's financial rescue plan is yet to be finalized, but already labour unions are denouncing it and some politicians are suggesting they might not back all
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Italy protesters rally against BerlusconiTens of thousands of demonstrators have gathered in Rome Saturday to voice their opposition to the government of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and its reforms. Many of the pr
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
Italy at heart of euro crisis as borrowing costs soarItaly’s borrowing costs jumped to record levels on Friday, underlining its vulnerability at the heart of the eurozone debt crisis and scepticism about whether the stru
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Businessman buys space to deride politiciansA prominent Italian businessman bought space in newspapers on Saturday to attack Italy's political class, adding to a swell of criticism of the government's failure to pass m
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Italy approves draft law banning burqa Italy's parliamentary commission has approved a draft law banning women from wearing veils that cover their faces in public. The draft law was sponsored by Souad Sbai, a Moroccan-born
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Florence requests Mona Lisa's return, Paris says no way Italy has launched a campaign to convince the Louvre Museum in Paris to lend the Mona Lisa painting to Florence's Uffizi Gallery in 2013 to mark the 100th anniver
 The Immigrant Saga of an Italian-American Family: a Vichian RecapitulationThe Immigrant Saga of an Italian-American Family: a Vichian Recapitulation by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
Jessi costress ta la lenghedi to pari a dsi-si:mi son quel che son![To be compelled in the languageof one’s father to tell oneself:I am who I am!]   
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Italy's 'Super Mario' anointed as ECB headMario Draghi, who on Monday was anointed to head the European Central Bank come October, is known in Italy as "Super Mario", and has stature abroad and respect at
 Italian Unification and Bongo Bongo CelebrationsItalian Unification and Bongo Bongo Celebrations by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
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Historic race off UN list Italy's Tourism Minister has blocked the centuries-old Palio horse race from being nominated for World Heritage status over concerns about animal cruelty, angering local politicians and residents
 Berlusconi: the man of scandalsBerlusconi: the man of scandals by Kourosh Ziabari
Silvio Berlusconi is an internationally renowned figure, but not for his good reputation as an upright and respectable statesman, rather as a notorious man who can be called one of the most corrupt politicians of the world in all terms.
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Silvio Berlusconi 'has made Italians a laughing stock' "Our young people abroad are called 'bunga bunga' Italians and that is not a flattering definition," the Famiglia Cristiana (Christian Family) ma
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Berlusconi seeks fresh start after bitter Italy voteItalian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi sought to woo rebel deputies on Wednesday, a day after surviving a vote that saw tumultuous scenes in parliament and set off some of
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
Italy growth slows in third quarterItaly’s economic growth rate slowed to 0.2 percent in the third quarter after expansion of 0.5 percent in the second quarter, the national statistics agency ISTAT said on Friday. The ra
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
Italian minister apologises after delivery room fightItaly's health minister has apologised to a woman for a fight between two doctors in the delivery room as she was about to give birth. The authorities are investigating
 Italy as a Museum: New Impressions of ItalyItaly as a Museum: New Impressions of Italy by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
Once again this year (2010) I have taken 18 students from Broward College for a five week study trip to Italy. We have been back for three days now and are barely over the jet lag. Once again the students studied at the University of Urbino and tr
 Teaching English in Italy: A Promising Job MarketTeaching English in Italy: A Promising Job Market by Mirella Ionta
English became the prominent language of business, science, aviation and technology after World War II. English is the most taught foreign language in the EU and used as the primary linguistic means of communication by many international organizat
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
Berlusconi wins confidence voteThe Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has won a vote of confidence on an unpopular 25 billion Euro (32 billion dollars) austerity package. The two year plan was approved by 170 votes to 13
 Italian ReportItalian Report by Euro Reporter
Portraits of Apostles discovered in catacombs of St TheclaThe niche of the Apostles, at the site known as Ponticello di San Paolo, first revealed St Paul a year ago. Now he has been joined by Peter, Andrew and John. The fourth
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
Letta promises “Hard but I hope temporary sacrifices”“The time has come for sacrifices”, accords to Paolo Bonaiuti, who called for a signal of fairness from top earners. Gianni Letta stressed: “Th
 Italian repportItalian repport by Euro Reporter
Silvio and Veronica Discuss AlimonyFor Veronica Lario, yesterday was like the day after an exam, a moment in which to absorb the fact that a long, long chapter of her life was coming to a close. Nineteen years of marriage and
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Mills covered for BerlusconiBritish lawyer David Mills covered for Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi during two tax-fraud trials in the late 1990s, Italy's highest appeals court said Wednesday. The Cassation Court's co
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
Public employees to don nametagsState employees who work with the public will begin wearing name tags next Monday in the latest stage of a government campaign against civil servant slacking and rudeness. The policy is intended
 Italian ReportItalian Report by Euro Reporter
Does Silvio Berlusconi use spray to fill gaps in his hair?Italians were riveted yesterday by the mysterious waxing and waning of Silvio Berlusconi's hairline amid rumours that Italy's prime minister uses a dark spray t
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
Berlusconi Forgives TartagliaSilvio Berlusconi has forgiven Massimo Tartaglia, the man who attacked him a week ago in Milan. However, Mr Berlusconi also said that when trying his assailant, magistrates should not send out t
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
Blackmailing MarrazzoFilm of the Lazio region’s president Piero Marrazzo in a moment of intimacy, an 80,000-euro payment not to circulate the tape and the arrest of four Carabinieri officers in Rome. These are the key
 Truth, Freedom of the Press. and the EU ParliamentTruth, Freedom of the Press. and the EU Parliament by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
 A Trip into Berlusconi's Ego-land, or the Right to be OneselfA Trip into Berlusconi's Ego-land, or the Right to be Oneself by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
“Nothing would count as a fulfillment in a world in which literally nothing is important    but self-fulfillment.”               
 Impressions of Italy and the EU: Now and ThenImpressions of Italy and the EU: Now and Then by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
 Silvio's legacy and American ethicsSilvio's legacy and American ethics by Thanos Kalamidas
Imagine waking up one morning and seeing the L.A. Times and the New Yorker filled with photos of the American president walking around Camp David …naked, followed by a transcript of his talks with a call girl about her …sex life! Just
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
One Italian in Two Declares Less than 15,000 EurosEighteen thousand eight hundred and ninety two Euros. That’s Italy’s average annual income, equivalent to 1,453 Euros a month gross, including a thirteenth salar
 Berlusconi, Just Resign!Berlusconi, Just Resign! by Alexandra Pereira
It has become more and more obvious for me that most of my Italian friends are extremely and increasingly concerned with the state of their country and the quality of their democracy. Berlusconi is not just a joker, he is a very dangerous kind of
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Berlusconi soap operaLario Berlusconi has reacting to reports that her husband, Italy's PM Silvio Berlusconi was considering selecting as MEPs four young, good-looking women who are, respectively, a trained ballerina, an act
 La Galleria Devanna a Bitonto: Un Nuovo Gioiello del Patrimonio Artistico d'ItaliaLa Galleria Devanna a Bitonto: Un Nuovo Gioiello del Patrimonio Artistico d'Italia by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
Quest’annuncio sull’apertura del Museo Devanna a Bitonto è stato già publicato sulla rivista internazionale Ovi in inglese. Vorrei ripublicarla in italiano in omaggio a quegli amici e parenti italiani che non leggono l’
 The Museum Devanna in Bitonto, Puglia: A New Jewel in Italy's Artistic PatrimonyThe Museum Devanna in Bitonto, Puglia: A New Jewel in Italy's Artistic Patrimony by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
 Musings on Three Eminent Italian Women: Gentileschi, Agnesi, and MontessoriMusings on Three Eminent Italian Women: Gentileschi, Agnesi, and Montessori by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
 Berlusconi as the Fellinesque Clown of Europe?Berlusconi as the Fellinesque Clown of Europe? by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
“We are a regressing country, Italian political parties, all of them, are responsible for that situation, instead of giving more rights in our country full citizenship spaces get everyday smaller, this is really dangerous, and society is regress
 Summer Studies in Urbino, ItalySummer Studies in Urbino, Italy by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
Mosque preaching in ItalianPreaching in mosques in Italy should be carried out in Italian to avoid any risk of instigation to hatred or violence, warned Gianfranco Fini. The leader of the Chamber of Deputies, speaking in the c
 Ovi Cookbook: Spaghetti with hot peppersOvi Cookbook: Spaghetti with hot peppers by Thanos Kalamidas
The Christmas period is behind us and after all these gastronomic marathons we all did, it is time for something easy and definitely lighter!
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
Defending Pius XIIOne of Italy's top journalists and historians on Wednesday defended controversial wartime pope Pius XII from the charge that he did not speak out against Hitler. ''Pius XII was a great pope, equal
 "Dilettanti". Bush's press office and its unprofessional behaviour"Dilettanti". Bush's press office and its unprofessional behaviour by Newropeans-Magazine
If an Italian writes about Berlusconi, he has to be in favour or against.  You cannot say "this is good, this is bad...", you cannot argue normally. There are several reasons for that (the main one being th
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
Tuna net survivors At the end of May last year, in the Mediterranean 60 miles off Libya and 120 from Malta, the
 Le mille vite del 'Vecchio Bazar'Le mille vite del 'Vecchio Bazar' by Newropeans-Magazine
Il Vecchio Bazar è il cuore antico di Skopje. Oggi non è che un pallido residuo di ciò che era una volta, un po' sporco e polveroso, ma sempre effervescente e dinamico. E, come altre volte nella storia, aspe
 Italy: the North rules againItaly: the North rules again by Newropeans-Magazine
Berlusconi is back at Government, as all foreign media already noticed and underlined, with some not-really-hidden sarcasm about that political figure and the country's destiny: but that's not the point.
 Italian reportItalian report by Euro Reporter
The councilor was a …Don Police in Calabria arrested a regional councilor who allegedly sought mafia support during local elections in 2005. Franco La Rupa, 49, formerly of the small Catholic Udeur party, has been placed under ho
 The X euros generationThe X euros generation by Thanos Kalamidas
What happens when a known politician jokes about something really serious and when the bitter truth is behind the joke? But let me start with the facts; Berlusconi, my favourite European clown …sorry politician I wanted to say, while on a
 I Parlamentari europei: un po' svogliati, a volte. E non tutti onestiI Parlamentari europei: un po' svogliati, a volte. E non tutti onesti by Newropeans-Magazine
Ogni tanto - un po' per curiosità, un po' per divertimento, un po' anche per senso del dovere - visito i siti delle istituzioni europee: è la parte più democratica e trasparente dell'UE, ed è a
 Nella politica italiana, tutto sembra cambiare senza che nulla cambiNella politica italiana, tutto sembra cambiare senza che nulla cambi by Newropeans-Magazine
È incredibile come il quadro politico, in Italia, sembri evolvere di giorno in giorno: una serie vorticosa di annunci, contro-annunci, mosse e contromosse.
 Europa ed energia: un altro fallimento alle porte?Europa ed energia: un altro fallimento alle porte? by Newropeans-Magazine
La condivisione delle risorse energetiche è una delle pietre angolari sulle quali l’edificio europeo fu eretto, nella consapevolezza che proprio la contesa di quelle risorse era stata tra le cause principali dei devastanti conflitti
 Empire of the clowns returnsEmpire of the clowns returns by Thanos Kalamidas
Frankly I find it difficult following Italian politics most of the time, there is somehow always something that confuses me and the consociations between parties and politicians seem so fragile and changing all the time that totally confuses me. A
 Schengen: entrano altri nove Paesi, tra qualche "evviva", "se", "ma" e molto, molto... "sssht"Schengen: entrano altri nove Paesi, tra qualche "evviva", "se", "ma" e molto, molto... "sssht" by Newropeans-Magazine
Da ragazzino, amavo le frontiere: passare la dogana mostrando la mia bella carta d'identità, avere in tasca monete straniere (che collezionavo)... Oggi, che ho un passaporto e viaggio più spesso e pi
 Diego Fabbri's Trial of Western CivilizationDiego Fabbri's Trial of Western Civilization by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
Abstract: Diego Fabbri's existential theater, passionately committed to the exploration of the human condition and the spirit of the age, is all but forgotten nowadays. That is unfortunate, for the theatrical produc
  Solo giornalisti precari nelle televisioni pubbliche Solo giornalisti precari nelle televisioni pubbliche by Newropeans-Magazine
Della morte di Enzo Biagi - uno dei grandi nomi del giornalismo italiano - si è parlato e stra-parlato, e quindi non è il caso che mi impegni anch'io nell'ennesimo peana o a tesserne le lodi. A
  Alitalia: come salvarsi.... suicidandosi Alitalia: come salvarsi.... suicidandosi by Newropeans-Magazine
Il « piano di salvataggio/transizione », come lo definisce Alitalia, è la novità più forte dello scorso fine settimana: vale la pena di parlarne, nel nostro spazio di «
 It was better in BrusselsIt was better in Brussels by Thanos Kalamidas
Romano Prodi should know that when he left his seat in the EU commission for Italian politics that the game has totally different rules and the often sensitive balance he had to keep with the EU members is not the same fragile balance he has to ke
 
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