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Italian interior minister Salvini welcomes migrants from Niger

In Pratica di Mare, Italy, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini welcomes a group of 51 migrants from Niger, entitled to international protection.

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Italian journalists protest after recent political attacks

Hundreds of journalists demonstrate in several Italian cities to defend freedom of press after the recent attacks by Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio (5 Star Movement, anti-system, in power) who described journalists as “jackals”.

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Italian PM Conte shakes hands with Libya’s Haftar

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte greets self-proclaimed Libyan National Army Chief of Staff, Khalifa Haftar on the second day of a conference on Libya in Palermo. Libya’s key political players are meeting with global leaders in the latest bid by major powers to kickstart a long-stalled political process and trigger elections. IMAGES of handshake between Conte and Haftar

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Italian academy trains dogs to find truffles

A labrador wags his tail, happy to have found the hidden treasure as he graduates from Italy’s “truffle dog university”, making his master proud. Giovanni Monchiero is the dean of the unusual academy in Roddi in northwestern Italy and, like his father, grandfather and great-grandfather, transforms “normal” dogs into expert seekers of the lucrative fungus.

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Today in History for October 28th

(27 Oct 2018) The Statue of Liberty is dedicated in New York; Benito Mussolini takes control of the Italian government; The Cuban Missile Crisis ends; Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and actress Julia Roberts are born. (Oct. 28)

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Thousands protest over Rome’s decline

Thousands of protesters rallied in the centre of Rome Saturday to demand the resignation of its mayor over the Italian capital’s decrepit infrastructure.

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Italy town locals surprised by family ties to Brazil’s Bolsonaro

Residents of the small Italian town of Anguillara Veneta are surprised to learn that Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro is a distant relative of theirs, after some of their ancestors fled famine in Italy and emigrated to Brazil in the 1800s.