In response to last Saturday's attack, Israel is ready to retaliate while Iran threatens to use "weapons never used before". Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri Kani has warned that the Iranian response to a possible Israeli attack will not be calculable in hours or days, it will be given in a few seconds by Editorial Team Tehran amplifies the [...]

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The Italian pavilion reveals two excellent collaborations: Tokidoki and Eataly Vattani: “From the creative originality of Simone Legno, creator of tokidoki, to the excellence of Italian gastronomy in the world of Eataly which signs the Paglione Italia restaurant, located in front of our garden on the terrace of the Pavilion: to introduce the […]

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Israel could suffer a direct attack from Iran within the next 24-48 hours, as reported by the Wall Street Journal citing reliable sources by Editorial Staff United States Central Command (CENTCOM) forces have successfully neutralized an anti-ship ballistic missile coming from Yemen, fired in the direction of the Red Sea by affiliated groups [...]

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According to Egyptian sources cited by the Qatari media, they are working on a six-week truce agreement in exchange for the release of 40 hostages, with a partial return of the displaced Palestinians to the northern part of the Strip. Editorial Team The optimism is reflected in the Israeli media and Arabs regarding the latest meeting in Cairo between negotiators [...]

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Iranian Chief of Staff Mohammed Bagheri: "It will leave at the right time, with the precision necessary to inflict maximum damage on the enemy." by Massimiliano D'Elia Now the die has been cast, with the killing in Syria, at the hands of Israel, of General Mohammad Reza Zahedi, we are only waiting for the start of the military operations announced by Tehran, as [...]

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Tehran has promised revenge. Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said: “We are certain that this feeling from the heart will lead to the destruction of the Zionist regime.” by Editorial Staff About thirty embassies closed their doors without incident during Quds Day, the international day for Jerusalem proclaimed by Iran. Israel has taken precautions by closing 28 locations [...]

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by Editorial Staff Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and his French counterpart Sebastien Lecornu reportedly had a telephone conversation from which the possibility of holding talks on the conflict in Ukraine emerged. The Russian ministry reported this to the Tass agency: “Availability for dialogue on Ukraine has been noted. The starting points […]

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by Editorial Staff The situation in Ukraine continues to deteriorate as Russia intensifies its military campaign. Ukraine last week suffered perhaps its heaviest and most destructive attack with 190 missiles, 140 drones and 700 aerial bombs. Russia thus demonstrates to the West that it is highly resilient and persistent in its uninterrupted military campaign that [...]

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by Andrea Pinto Nothing stopped Vladimir Putin, with almost 90% (between 87% and 90%) of the votes, the modern day tsar reconfirms himself at the helm of the nation for the fifth time, setting a record: 24 years in power without solution of continuity. What is certain is that the victory was already clearly written […]

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by Massimiliano D'Elia Benjamin Netanyahu does not loosen his grip on Gaza and continues to call for total victory. Regardless of the pressure from the United States and China but also from all the other Western countries, Tel Aviv continues with its military campaign with the destruction of Hamas on the horizon, even if to the detriment of the population [...]

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Fincantieri joins the prestigious Industrial Liaison Program (ILP) of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Through this membership agreement, the Group will be able to develop dialogues with researchers, faculty members and students to remain at the frontier of innovation. The collaboration is part of the route towards the implementation of the 2023-2027 Industrial Plan. This agreement will become […]

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The Chief of Defense Staff, Admiral Giuseppe Cavo Dragone met with his counterparts: General Thierry Burkhard (France), General Carsten Breuer (Germany), General Joseph Aoun (Lebanon), Admiral Tony Radakin (United Kingdom ) and Admiral Teodoro López Calderón (Spain). Theme of the round table, held in Rome at the Defense General Staff, [...]

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Minister Nordio began a working visit to the United Arab Emirates today with the aim of strengthening bilateral judicial cooperation based on the 2019 extradition and criminal assistance agreements. Talks took place this morning with the UAE Minister of Justice, Mohammed Al Nuaimi , during which the Keeper of the Nordio […]

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by Editorial Staff The Yemeni Houthi rebel group yesterday attacked the American tanker Torm Thor which was sailing in the Gulf of Aden, where some Stars and Stripes warships were also present. The news was reported by the newspaper Al-Masirah, controlled by the Shiite group. By now we were almost used to attacks by cargo ships, [...]

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For a credible peace, compromise could really make a difference, but triggering unpredictable scenarios because this marks the failure of the West in the face of the Russian dictatorship. by Andrea Pinto Despite Ukrainian efforts, Russia does not give up on the ground, indeed it continues to conquer important slices of territory in Donbass. If you help them and […]

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by Editorial Staff The Chinese coast guard boarded a Taiwanese tourist ship the day before yesterday near the island of Kinmen, controlled by Taipei. Taipei's concern is that Beijing could take advantage of an incident that occurred last week to try to establish full control of the waters near the Chinese coast. The boarding and inspection then carried out [...]

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by Editorial Staff Russia has stopped annual payments to the Arctic Council until it resumes “effective work” with the participation of all member countries, Russian state news agency RIA reported, citing the Foreign Ministry. Cooperation between the Western Arctic states of the intergovernmental body and Moscow has been suspended […]

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by Andrea Pinto Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu considers the city of Rafah (on the border with Egypt) the last stronghold of Hamas, therefore, he believes that taking it is an obligation in order to win the war. He then gave the order to his army to plan the evacuation of civilians from the area, in view of a ground invasion. Immediate, […]

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Senegal is inflamed after President Macky Sall's announcement to postpone the elections, scheduled for February 25, without providing a new date. Clashes and arrests were recorded in various cities with deaths and injuries. Senegal is the only West African country to have never suffered a coup. From […]

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by Editorial Staff The European Aspides mission will be launched by the Foreign Affairs Council on February 19th, in the meantime the frigate of the Italian Navy "Martinengo" is about to take command, as flag unit, of the EU anti-piracy mission "Atalanta". Italy will assume tactical command of the anti-Houthi Aspides mission: in these hours at [...]

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by Editorial Staff A cold shower for all those who believed in a decisive outcome of the war between Israel and Hamas, after the peace talks of the last few hours. Apparently Hamas' proposal was found to be inadmissible. Meanwhile, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken continues his round of meetings in the Middle East to [...]

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The Ministry of Investment of Saudi Arabia (MISA), the General Authority for Military Industry (GAMI) and Leonardo announced yesterday the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which aims to discuss, develop and evaluate a series of investments and collaboration opportunities in the aerospace and defense sectors. The announcement was made on the occasion of […]

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by Francesco Matera Following the killing of three American soldiers in Jordan by a drone from Iraqi militias supported by Iran, the United States responded with large-scale military action. The Pentagon has authorized attacks on over 85 strategic targets in Syria and Iraq, including commands, intelligence centers, rocket and drone arsenals, as well as [...]

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by Editorial Staff Last night, a drone attack hit the US military in Jordan, killing three soldiers and wounding 25 others, CNN reported. It is the first time that casualties have been recorded among US forces in the Middle East since the start of the war in Gaza. The […]

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by Editorial Staff Chinese officials have asked their Iranian counterparts to intervene to stop attacks on ships in the Red Sea by the Houthis. Otherwise, trade relations with Beijing could deteriorate. The news was reported exclusively by the Reuters agency according to some indiscretions revealed, on condition of anonymity, by Iranian and Chinese diplomats. […]

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The Baltic states argue that a victorious Putin in Ukraine could also attack NATO countries, starting with those located near the borders of Russia and Belarus. by Editorial Staff Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia are trying to prevent future events because the Russian threat could materialize with a Ukraine-style invasion. Since the day of independence from the former […]

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by Editorial Staff The entire Middle East region is becoming highly unstable following the war in Gaza, the expansion of military operations in Lebanon and the turbulence in the Red Sea due to drone and missile attacks on passing shipping by rebels Yemeni Houthis. Last but not least, the Iranian intervention in Syria, Iraq and [...]

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by Editorial Staff During the air strikes conducted by Iran, explosions in the province of Baluchistan in Pakistan have raised concerns and tensions, as the two countries share a border of almost a thousand kilometers in this region. Although Islamabad's official statement does not specify the precise location of the attack, unofficial reports from social media [...]

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From 12 January to today, at the Higher Police School in Rome, Italy hosted a high-level meeting aimed at strengthening inter-institutional and multilateral cooperation in which delegates from numerous countries of the African continent, the African Union, the African Football Confederation and representatives of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office […]

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by Editorial Staff William Lai Ching-te was elected the new president of Taiwan, candidate of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), with which China has interrupted every channel of dialogue for at least eight years, obtained 40% of the votes. The gap with political opponents was important: Hou of the Kuomintang stopped at [...]

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by Editorial Staff The United States recently conducted new attacks against Houthi targets in Yemen, CNN reported. The operation, as stated by the New York Times, would have targeted a radar facility in the country, aiming to limit the Houthis' ability to attack ships transiting the Red Sea. The USS Carney […]

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by Editorial Staff A predictable twist casts more and more shadows on the future of the Russian-Ukrainian war. The news is disruptive and in some ways worrying. The spokesperson of the US Security Council, John Kirby, warned the allies and Ukraine directly, who explicitly said in a press conference that the financing approved by [...]

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“Another step forward has been made, we now await the developments and operational concreteness of this much acclaimed Mattei Plan for Africa. Companies wait before proceeding with investments. We are already behind international competitors" this is the statement from the President of FederPetroli Italia - Michele Marsiglia after the approval of the Chamber [...]

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Listen to “Israel-Hamas: Galant's Peace is not convincing while Houthis and Somali pirates undermine global commercial traffic” on Spreaker. by Massimiliano D'Elia Everyone is calling for a peace plan for Gaza, a plan widely shared by the parties with the seal of the international community. Even if the two-state solution is set aside for now, the […]

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by Editorial Staff ISIS, via telegram, claimed responsibility for the attack in Kerman in Iran. It would have been two suicide bombers who blew themselves up among the people gathered to celebrate the fourth anniversary of the death of General Soleimani, causing 84 deaths and 284 injuries. The surprise and disbelief of the Iranians concerns the infiltration of the suicide bombers, while the ayatollahs try to maintain [...]

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by Editorial Staff South Korea has ordered residents of Yeonpyeong and Baengnyeong to evacuate the islands, following around 200 artillery shells fired by North Korea off its western coast. These artillery exercises along the maritime border violate the 2018 agreement. The South Korean Ministry of Defense has [...]

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by Editorial Staff Yesterday, the city of Kerman, in central Iran, was the scene of the worst terrorist attack in the 40-year history of the Islamic Republic. During a visit to the tomb of General Qassem Soleimani on the fourth anniversary of his death (at American hands), the crowd of pilgrims was shocked by two explosions. The followers […]

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by Francesco Matera Last Sunday, three American military helicopters effectively neutralized three Houthi boats that had attempted to attack a cargo ship. The White House thus wants to guarantee security on a strategic trade route, prevent escalation and resist criticism from Congress regarding the too soft line adopted by President Joe Biden. The […]

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Russia's unprecedented massive drone and missile attack on Ukraine, in response to Kiev's launch of attack drones on Russian regions on its western border in the Belgorod area and near the capital Moscow. Mykolaiv, Odessa and Dnipro were hit simultaneously: one person died and several were injured. The debris of a […]

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The commitment of the Armed Forces continues unabated, even in this holiday period, with over 13.000 soldiers employed in operations, of which 7.500 are employed abroad in 34 different international missions, both under the aegis of the UN, NATO and the European Union and in 'scope of coalitions and bilateral missions, with tasks ranging from presence and deterrence along [...]

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by Editorial Staff Egypt is negotiating with representatives of Hamas and allies of the Islamic Jihad group. In recent days, two Egyptian proposals have been presented with the aim of reaching a definitive ceasefire with Israel. The Egyptian government seeks to use its privileged channels with Palestinian groups not only to resolve the [...]

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In a stadium in Gaza, Palestinian prisoners are taken back, including some children. Hezbollah warns/threatens Italy for taking part in the coalition of evil, following the dispatch of the Navy frigate Vittorio Fasan to the Red Sea in support of the American Prosperity Guardian mission. by Francesco Matera The Iranian general Hossein Salami incites […]

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Eni announces that the introduction of gas has started at the Tango Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) plant moored in Congolese waters. The introduction of gas at the plant takes place in a record time of just twelve months from the final investment decision. This is a fundamental milestone of the Congo LNG project characterized by the adoption [...]

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The Turkish parliament has given an initial favorable opinion on Sweden's entry into NATO. The Foreign Affairs Committee of the Ankara Assembly has given approval to the accession protocols for Stockholm, signed by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The approval process was not without obstacles; in November, the Foreign Affairs Commission had [...]

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The attacks in Gaza do not stop, as reported by Al Jazeera in the last 24 hours there were around a hundred deaths in an attack carried out by Israel on Christmas day. In a statement released by the Gaza health minister, at least 68 victims were killed in an Israeli attack [...]

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by Editorial Staff In Belgrade, the opposition protest reached its conclusion late yesterday evening with episodes of violence. At least 35 demonstrators were arrested on charges of attempted assault on institutions. For the seventh consecutive day, the main opposition cartel, "Serbia against violence", organized an anti-government demonstration to denounce [...]

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Netanyahu: "The war until all its objectives are achieved" Thus in a telephone call the Israeli Prime Minister reiterated to American President Biden the continuation of operations within the Gaza Strip. by Editorial Staff Israel continues its campaign to eradicate Hamas. Currently, Israeli forces continue to conduct intense air raids in [...]

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by Editorial Staff Iran conducted a drone attack against a merchant ship in the Arabian Sea, off the coast of India, as announced by the US Department of Defense. The chemical tanker MV Chem Pluto, flying the Liberian flag, was targeted by an attack drone from Iran, around 10:00 local [...]

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by Francesco Matera Yesterday at the UN there was still black smoke at the Security Council over the text of the resolution for a truce in the fighting in Gaza. Meanwhile, the number of victims increases hour by hour, reaching a record figure of twenty thousand deaths, considering a conflict that began only two and a half months ago [...]

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Leonardo delivered to the Slovenian Ministry of Defense the first of two C-27J Next Generation aircraft, contracted following the Italy-Slovenia Government-to-Government (G2G) Agreement signed on 17 November 2021. The aircraft is equipped with advanced avionics equipped with glass cockpit with five color multifunction screens, a radar for tactical transport missions, […]

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by Francesco Matera The American website Politico has revealed that the United States is thinking of attacking the Houthi terrorist group which is inflaming the Red Sea from Yemen with the indiscriminate launch of rockets and drones against military and commercial shipping sailing on the important stretch of sea ​​that connects the West to Asia. On Saturday the […]

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by Francesco Matera The Israel-Hamas War continues with a single variable: the lives of 130 Israeli hostages still in the hands of the militiamen. After the killing in Gaza by IDF soldiers of three Israelis kidnapped on 7 October, anger is growing. And while Hamas warns that "there will be no other hostage agreement until [...]

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by Editorial Staff The United States is trying to mitigate the devastating impacts of Israeli military operations against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, hoping for the end of the most intense phase of the conflict by the end of the year. However, they are faced with the determination of an ally, Benjamin Netanyahu, who is more determined than ever to [...]

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by Editorial Staff The United States has imposed sanctions on companies in Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and China to prevent the Russian defense industry from easily obtaining sensitive technologies for the continuation of the war in Ukraine. The measures involved over 250 entities, affecting the Russian economy in a sectoral manner. A provincial bakery was also sanctioned [...]

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by Andrea Pinto Many Hamas militiamen on their knees, half naked and with their hands behind their backs were portrayed next to destroyed buildings. This is the image released to the media by Israeli soldiers yesterday. The reason was to demonstrate how Hamas terrorists handed themselves over by surrendering. The place where […]

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by Editorial Staff Armand Rajabpour-Miyandoab, of Iranian origins and French citizen, was arrested for the attack that took place on 2 December in Paris, during which he attacked and killed a German tourist with a knife and hammer under the Eiffel Tower, shouting “Allah Akbar”. He swore allegiance to the Islamic State (ISIS) in a video in which [...]

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by Editorial Staff The Israeli military offensive on Gaza has resumed because the negotiations with Hamas have failed. The terrorists, according to Tel Aviv, refused to release a group of women still held hostage, aged between 20 and 30. The Israeli Defense Minister, Yoav Gallant, declared that Hamas violated [...]

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by Editorial Staff The document entitled “Wall of Jericho” reveals in detail Hamas' attack plan against Israel, with a quote from the Koran announcing the action. The New York Times made the plan public, noting that Israeli forces had known about it for over a year. The plan involved the massive launch of [...]

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According to what was declared by the military spokesman, twelve hostages freed from Gaza and reached Israeli territory. The group is made up of ten Israelis and two foreigners. Furthermore, an agreement was reached to extend the truce between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, which was due to expire this morning, by another two days. The agreement reached would provide for the [...]

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During the summit of Foreign Ministers of NATO countries held today in Brussels, representatives of the Baltic States emphasized three key priorities on which the Atlantic Alliance should focus: increased investments in the defense sector, support for Ukraine and a policy of containment towards Russia. The Estonian Foreign Minister, Margus Tsahkna, [...]

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The contract, comprising two AW189 helicopters and one AW189K, helps support operator OHI's development roadmap to meet new customer needs, while also covering product sustainability and reliability. With the unique combination of efficiency and long range, high autonomy and large load capacity, reduced operating costs compared to more […]

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by Editorial Staff Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed by telephone with his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi late in the evening the day before yesterday, in anticipation of Raisi's arrival in Ankara today for a significant bilateral meeting. The Turkish presidency announced yesterday morning that, during the phone call, the recent acts of [...]

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Yesterday evening, thirteen Israelis, including women and minors, were freed and handed over to the Red Cross who visited them and took them across the Rafh crossing. Secret Service agents escorted the group through the crossing. Gate after gate, the imprisonment finally ends for the thirteen who were freed in […]

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by Andrea Pinto Italy takes its steps in foreign policy, trying to weave a web of strategic alliances that have a vision and that cover a medium-long time space in order to create sustainable structural plans, capable of promoting the growth of national economy, in the European context and more generally in the Mediterranean [...]

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by Editorial Staff Qatar has broken the news of the existence of an agreement between Israel and Hamas which provides for a pause in the fighting and the release of 50 prisoners, including women and children. “The start time of the pause will be announced within the next 24 hours hours; will last four days and will be subject to extension", said Doha [...]

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by Francesco Matera The meeting between Biden and Xi Jinping in San Francisco, on the occasion of the Apec (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) summit, favors a "supervised" détente between the two superpowers. In the sense that if on the one hand progress has been made in mutually recognizing the interest in healthy economic competition, on the other the coldness remains [...]

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Biden-Xi agree for a responsible global confrontation. Reactivated line of communication between military leaders. Coldness over Taiwan

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The American aircraft that crashed in the eastern Mediterranean was a helicopter and the five dead soldiers were part of the special forces. Tension is rising on the borders of Syria and Lebanon. The Americans bomb pro-Iranian militia positions in Syria. Hamas retreats on the prisoner exchange. The US Army aircraft that crashed yesterday off the eastern Mediterranean […]

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by Francesco Matera Yesterday, the Arab League brought together the entire Muslim world: among the participants there were important presences such as the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Iranian president, the ultra-conservative Ebrahim Raisi. An absolute novelty since the leader of the Iranian Shiites went to the cradle of the Sunnis, Saudi Arabia, [...]

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“Israel has launched simultaneous attacks on several hospitals in the last few hours,” Gaza Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf Al-Qidra told Al Jazeera. by Massimiliano D'Elia Gaza officials told Reuters that Israel, in the early hours of this morning, launched a series of air strikes in the vicinity of three [...]

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by Massimiliano D'Elia Yesterday was a difficult day in a Middle East, increasingly in flames, where with each passing hour the situation seems to fall inexorably towards a global conflict between the West and the Muslim world. The voltage indicators are diverse and dramatic. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's mission to Jordan, where he met [...]

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by Editorial Staff The US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken in Tel Aviv, in Jordan to meet his counterparts from the Arab countries and then in Turkey to speak with Erdogan. Not only in Tel Aviv, the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken was also in Amman where he met his colleagues from Qatar, [...]

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Gaza surrounded, Wagner transports a Russian missile defense system from Syria to Lebanon, the Hezbollah leader speaks on TV today. Blinken in Tel Aviv to convince for short humanitarian pauses. US intelligence drones fly over Gaza in search of hostages. by Editorial Staff Gaza City is surrounded, as announced by the Israeli Chief of Staff [...]

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Meloni at the summit in Egypt: “We need to work to avoid a religious war, for a political initiative that contemplates the solution of two peoples and two states, with a defined and concrete timescale, because the Palestinians have the right to a state and to govern themselves from alone in freedom and Israelis have the right to existence and […]

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A strong explosion hit the al-Ahli hospital in Gaza City, full of patients and Palestinian citizens seeking refuge. At least 500 people were killed, the Hamas Ministry of Health announced. Hamas blamed Israel, saying that the explosion was caused by an aviation strike, while the Israeli army blamed [...]

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A man armed with a Kalashnikov opened fire near the Saincteletteplein station, in the center of the Belgian capital. Two dead and one seriously injured: these are the Swedish supporters following their national team as they faced Belgium for the European qualifiers. At the end of the first half, the match was suspended at the request of the Swedish team. […]

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Once Hamas has been uprooted from Gaza, we are already thinking about phase two, which should begin the process of normalization of the area in favor of the Palestinian people. The idea would be to use the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for humanitarian aid and general government. Security must be guaranteed by a mission authorized by the UN [...]

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Participation in Axiom Space's Ax-3 mission will allow us to increase the best national skills related to human activities in space, both in the medical and technological fields, through microgravity experiments. The Ax-3 mission, directed towards the International Space Station (ISS - International Space Station) in 2024 and in which Defense participates with [...]

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Joe Biden met with the leaders of the Jewish communities and underlined that the attack against Israel "was not just hatred, it was cruelty and that Hamas is pure evil, they are not just terrorists". Late in the evening, Hamas, via a press release, announced that it had freed a woman and her two children. […]

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The President of the United States Joe Biden, that of France Emmanuela Macron, the German Chancellor Olaf Sholz, the Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni and the British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak express firm and united support for the State of Israel and unequivocal condemnation of Hamas and of its appalling acts of terrorism. The White House reports this in [...]

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The tension between Israel and the Gaza Strip has turned into war. Hamas has launched a combined attack against Israel since the early hours of today. Thousands of missiles, land incursions breaking through the border in the south of the country, by sea and from the air, even with hang gliders and paragliders. Tel Aviv and Jerusalem hit. The […]

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave a speech in front of the UN General Assembly that could take on historic significance due to the importance of the announcement: "Israel and Saudi Arabia are close to a historic peace agreement". Netanyahu also made it clear that the agreement is shared with his friend Joe Biden. From official statements it seems that anything can [...]

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The Russian Interfax agency wrote that representatives of Azerbaijan and Nagorno-Karabakh separatists will start negotiations tomorrow in the Azerbaijani city of Yevlakh. According to Interfax, Ansa writes, the separatists have decided to lay down their arms as requested by Azerbaijan. The separatist authorities of Nagorno-Karabakh said that the ceasefire was decided on the basis of proposals from the peacekeeper command [...]

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Three years after the truce, Azerbaijan is again targeting Nagorno-Karabakh, launching a military operation against the Armenian enclave. Air raids on Yerevan army positions and besieged cities were thus also intensified.

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Army Corps General Francesco Paolo Figliuolo, Operational Commander of the Joint Forces Summit (COVI), today concluded a two-day visit to Libya, where he presided over the turnover ceremony in command of the Italian bilateral assistance and support mission, the so-called MIASIT. The ceremony marked the formal handover between [...]

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In the midst of the debate on the European pact on migration and on the formulas to contain the increase in irregular arrivals in the European Union, Tunisia, which signed a criticized memorandum of understanding with the European Commission to manage migratory flows, gave another sign that the deal could derail.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Russia despite warnings from Washington not to favor a deal to send weapons to Putin. Kim left Pyongyang for Russia on Sunday aboard his private train, accompanied by senior officials from the defense and military industry and the Foreign Minister.

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At the end of the G20 in New Delhi, a final joint declaration was released which dealt with various topics of common interest such as climate, energy, food security, but also female empowerment, health, artificial intelligence and digitalisation and above all the conflict in Ukraine and the issue migratory

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The government of Mali has announced that forty-nine civilians and fifteen soldiers have been killed following two "terrorist" attacks claimed by an al Qaeda-affiliated group which targeted a passenger ship and an army base in the north of Evils. The two separate attacks targeted "the [...]

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The ASEAN bloc (organization of Southeast Asian Nations) gathered today in the Indonesian capital for a summit that will focus on concerns over the growing rivalry between the United States and China in the region. ASEAN consists of Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam. ASEAN) will also have as participants [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) While the Ukrainian attacks by drone in the Crimea and in the western part of Russia continue, Volodymyr Zelensky retracts the feeble openings on a possible path to peace, questioning the cession of some territories in Crimea. Referring to the recent assassination attempt on the head of Wagner Prigozhin, Zelensky thus retracted [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) After Mali, Chad, Burkina Faso, Guinea and Niger, Gabon now also joins the list of African states governed by self-proclaimed governments, following coups perpetrated by regular army soldiers. The president of Gabon Ali Bongo Ondimba had won the general election for the third time in a row, thus continuing the unusual [...]

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The mess of the meeting between the foreign ministers of Libya and Israel in Rome that caused fierce clashes in Tripoli and forced the suspension and impeachment of the Libyan minister Najla Mangoush, seems not to be a quiet matter from part of the Tripoli government. It is no coincidence, in fact, that the government led by Abdulhamid Dabaiba has rejected the candidacy of a senior Italian diplomat, proposed by Brussels as EU representative in Libya.

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Eni started today the production of oil and gas from the Baleine field, in the deep waters of the Ivory Coast. This milestone comes less than two years after its discovery in September 2021, and less than a year and a half after the Final Investment Decision. This is the first emission production project [...]

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The Israeli foreign minister met with the Libyan minister. Possible cooperation between the two countries on the table Even if the two countries do not have diplomatic relations, last week, thanks to the mediation of Minister Antonio Tajani, the Israeli Foreign Minister had an important meeting in Italy with the Minister of the […]

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The African Union ousts Niger from the international organization

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The expansion of the BRICS bloc, under discussion at this week's summit in Johannesburg, has attracted a diverse group of potential candidates – from Iran to Argentina – intent on starting a new inclusive process to compete with the western block. There are many issues that emerging countries complain about: According to officials of the [...]

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(by Francesco Matera) Xi Jinping flew to Africa for a state visit, tomorrow he will be in Johannesburg to participate in the BRICS summit (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa). Russia will be represented by Foreign Minister Lavrov because an international arrest warrant is pending on Putin ... eh you can't risk an arrest even [...]

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A US official said the US had approved sending F-16 fighter jets from Denmark and the Netherlands to Ukraine to defend against Russian invaders. The planes will be supplied at the end of the pilot training phase, scheduled for the beginning of 2024. Since the beginning of the conflict, Ukraine has asked on multiple occasions [...]

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Afghans cross the Channel thanks to Kurdish clans in northern France. According to sources quoted by the Times, Afghans have become the main nationality crossing to England. In the first seven months of this year, 2.891 Afghans have arrived on small boats and the trend seems to be increasing after [...]

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The German newspaper Die Welt has published an article where it reveals that Moscow relies on international shipping companies to transport its oil and many of them fly the Greek flag. A business that Athens does not want to give up and which yields about a quarter of its budget to Russia, compared to about [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) The military junta that took power in Niger with a coup d'état on 26 July yesterday declared that former president Mohamed Bazoum could be accused of high treason. The spokesman of the junta, Colonel Amadou Abdramane, communicated it to state TV: "we have collected all the [...]

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Today in Accra in Ghana there will be a new summit of the Chiefs of Staff of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The meeting was convened after the Abuja summit, in which the leaders of the countries involved decided on the preventive mobilization of a multinational military force of the organization (about three thousand men). How much […]

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“In the face of the threat of intervention becoming increasingly apparent… Nigerien airspace is closed as of today,” a representative of the junta said on national television Sunday evening. Last night, before the Ecowas ultimatum expired at midnight, Niger closed its airspace until further notice. In the […]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) We feared and in some ways avoided a direct intervention in the affairs of Niger by the private company of Russian mercenaries Wagner. Apparently, however, Wagner and conversely Russia are plotting to set fire to the Sahel. The security and bravado of the Nigerien military junta are proof of this. After […]

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US officials told the WSJ that the US military is preparing plans to ship Marines aboard commercial ships of private companies. The decision after a series of seizures of boats by Iranian forces in the Middle East. Although the plan has not yet received final approval, the same […]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Intervening in Niger? The ultimatum of Ecowas - the community of West African states - launched to the Nigerien coup plotters to return to democratic leadership of the country expires on Sunday. However, just yesterday, the putschists received the support of Mali, Burkina Faso and Guinea in the event of a military attack by any block of [...]

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The coup plotting military junta, after having made President Mohamed Bazoum resign, does not want to listen to the appeals of the international community for a restoration of democracy and continues its rise to power. Yesterday's news that the military arrested 180 members of the governing party including two key executive figures. How much […]

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The Nigerien military who overthrew President-elect Mohamed Bazoum accuse France of wanting to "intervene militarily" to put him back in office, according to a statement broadcast a few hours ago on national television. "In line with its policy of seeking ways and means to intervene militarily in Niger, France, with the complicity of [...]

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Through a complex logistical operation, the Air Force will deploy multiple assets in Japan for training activities, including four F-35 aircraft. The joint exercise will take place from 4 to 8 August at the Japanese Komatsu air base will see Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force aircraft train together on different tasks in an operational scenario. For […]

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The Interior Ministry of Belarus, in a statement, informed the press that a clear plan of interaction with the private paramilitary company Wagner has been developed. The plan would have emerged following the meeting between the minister Ivan Kurbakov and some representatives of Wagner. “The agenda of the meeting included the issues of interacting with […]

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The United States and its allies have warned China that they will jointly defend themselves after discovering a Chinese spy ship off the coast of Australia during the massive military exercise (Talisman Saber 2023) between the United States, Australia, United Kingdom, France, Germany and Japan. The exercise is a real show of strength [...]

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“We will not give up” in support for Ukraine, “Vladimir Putin made a wrong bet, namely that support for Kiev would end. We will defend freedom today, tomorrow and for as long as it takes". This is because the idea that the United States can "thrive without a secure Europe is not reasonable," Biden said at the entrance to Vilnius University in Lithuania at [...]

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Tomorrow the NATO summit in Vilnius and Russia will be heard, given that the foundations will be laid for the future entry of Ukraine, Georgia and Sweden into the Alliance. The three cornerstones of the new strategic posture of the 31 NATO members will also be discussed in Vilnius, projecting the interests of the Alliance no longer only to the East but [...]

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The policeman who opened fire on Nahel, the 17-year-old boy killed on Tuesday in Nanterre near Paris, was investigated for "intentional homicide" and placed in temporary detention. Clashes between the police and young Frenchmen continued tonight. The tensions had started last Thursday at the end of the "white march" [...]

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“We are united and tenacious, this is the message we are sending (to Putin ed)“, said the President of the European Council Charles Michel at the end of the summit with EU leaders. The issue of Russian immobilized assets was also addressed and that the Commission will present a proposal on windfall profits from the now frozen activities of […]

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Switzerland has vetoed plans to export nearly 100 decommissioned Leopard tanks to Ukraine, citing the country's neutrality laws. The veto could unleash the resentment of the European allies, who for months have been pressuring Bern to loosen its restrictive interpretation of the policy referring to exports in [...]

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The Belarusian news agency Belta reported Lukashenko's words: “Prigozhin is in Belarus today and I asked Vladimir Putin not to eliminate Prigozhin. I told Putin we can kill him, it's not a problem. Either on the first try or on the second. But I asked him not to." The president of Belarus then [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Yesterday the saga continued on the motivations that prompted the leader of the Wagner Prigozhin to rebel against the established power, threateningly advancing towards Moscow from the territories battered by the war. Masquerade, high treason, shame of failure in the war in Ukraine, desire to expose imposters from the ranks […]

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Su Repubblica Gianluca Di Feo tells an indiscretion that could explain the lack of bloodshed at the gates of Moscow. The Airborne Forces, the only ones capable of dealing with Wagner's warriors in the field, did not obey either Defense Minister Shoigu, or Commander-in-Chief Gerasimov. On the basis of the emergency plan "Fortezza" [...]

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Red Square and Lenin's Mausoleum have been closed to visitors due to events, Ria Novosti reports, citing the press and public relations department of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation. "Security measures have been strengthened in Moscow, the most important sites are subjected to greater security", as well as [...]

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The Central Anti-Crime Director of the State Police Prefect Francesco Messina declared: "A complex investigation, which lasted almost three years, conducted in various parts of the national territory and also abroad, which led to the seizure of large quantities of trafficked drugs by transnational organizations that have been prosecuted thanks to the cooperation of the different Police and […]

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Italian government action highlighted in the Final Report At the end of the G20 Education Ministers' Meeting, held yesterday in Pune, UNESCO, OECD and UNICEF, together with the Indian Presidency, presented the final report of the works. Among the best practices, the actions promoted by Italy have been highlighted [...]

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An almost obligatory convergence between Meloni and Macron: there are too many common goals, too many activities that the two countries carry out jointly. On the North African side, the aim is to have free elections held in Libya by 2023 and there is also agreement on the policy to be adopted with Tunisia to seek [...]

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A western village near Moscow capable of hosting pro-Russian foreigners close to Putin's cause. Thus Putin continues to use the means of hybrid warfare so dear to General Valere Gerasimov who today commands the Russian invasion of Ukraine to disorient his adversaries by trying to centralize consensus and remove the specter [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) There are many reasons for friction between the United States and China: Taiwan, free trade, the microchip industry, human rights, support for Russia and the Belt & Road Initiative. Just to mention the most important, leaving aside the question of the alleged spy balloons and the military training base in Cuba. The initiatives are weak [...]

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Yesterday Blinken before meeting President Xi Jinping, a meeting not entirely taken for granted and never confirmed since Blinken landed in Beijing, spent several hours with the highest representative of Chinese foreign policy Wang Yi. The confrontation with Wang Yi was very tough when the Chinese high representative, referring to the States [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Antony Blinken is the first high representative of the Biden administration to have landed in China since 2021. Once the differences have been settled following the story of the alleged Chinese spy balloons, it was necessary to rewind the tape and try to resume talks deemed necessary between two superpowers, especially with an ongoing conflict in the [...]

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At the end of last year, Iran envoy Robert Malley met with UN Ambassador Amir Saeid Iravani, and White House Middle East coordinator Brett McGurk, who went to Oman to discuss with nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani. According to the WP the day before yesterday the supreme leader Khamenei partially confirmed the contacts, saying [...]

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One month after the expiry of the agreement on the export of Ukrainian grain, Vladimir Putin told his senior military officials: “We are considering withdrawing from this agreement on grain. Many conditions that should have been applied have not been met." The announcement just after having affixed his signature on the decree that incorporates the Sea of ​​Azov [...]

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(by Giuseppe Paccione) A few weeks ago, Russian paramilitary groups (the Legion of Freedom and the Russian Volunteer Corps) conducted a cross-border incursion from Ukrainian territory towards the Russian region of Belgorod. After freeing some villages, albeit for a very short period of time, located on the border, the fighters were [...]

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A huge amount of water has escaped from a large leak created on the walls of the dam on the Dnipro river. The dam separates Russian and Ukrainian forces. The inhabitants of the surrounding villages were forced to leave. The warring parties accused each other. Ukraine has claimed that Russia has committed a […]

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An international symposium dedicated to Amazigh culture ended on Friday in Fes, Morocco, in the evocative setting of the Palais Medina. The initiative, promoted by the Aman Foundation for Sustainable Development (Fondation Aman pour le Developpement Durable), intends to celebrate the recent real decision towards integration and tolerance. The King of Morocco, Mohamed VI, has […]

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The Prime Minister, Giorgia Meloni at the summit of the European Political Community in Moldova met the Serbian President, Alexander Vucic. The Foreign Minister, Antonio Tajani, at the meeting of NATO diplomats in Oslo, recalled the crisis in Kosovo: "Everyone has insisted that dialogue between Vucic and Kurti can prevail". […]

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Forty-one KFOR soldiers, belonging to the NATO contingent in Kosovo, including 14 Italians, were injured in the serious clashes with Serbian demonstrators in Zvecan. Of the 14 wounded Italians, three are serious but not life threatening. They were hit by Molotov cocktails and other incendiary artifacts. KFOR troops intervened in Zvecan, in the north [...]

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Erdogan beat Kemal Kilicdaroglu in the ballot for the renewal of the presidency of the Turkish Republic. The Turkish leader will remain in power for another five years, until 2028, after having won all the direct elections for the renewal of the presidency. With yesterday's victory, the sultan of today will mark the history of Turkey for having been [...]

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Iraq unveiled an ambitious plan yesterday to transform itself into a regional transport hub by developing its road and rail infrastructure, linking Europe with the Middle East. Once completed, the 17 billion dollar project known as the "Route of Development" is expected to extend the entire length of the country for 1.200 kilometers [...]

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Milley: “F-16s are not the miracle weapon”. Crosetto on the pilots: "we can't train them in Italy because we don't have the F-16s". The F-16 fighters that have been promised to Ukraine are not the "miracle weapon". This was stated by the head of the American Joint Staff, Mark Milley, speaking remotely at a meeting of the international group that coordinates aid [...]

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The question and answer between Moscow and Kiev to establish the paternity of the clashes in the Russian region of Belgorod is alive. Yesterday, the first messages spoke of Ukrainian forces having penetrated Russian territory and grappling with the forces of Moscow. After a few hours, the Russian partisans of Freedom of Russia and [...]

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Yesterday the turning point, the US Administration announced that it will give allied countries the green light to transfer the F-16s to Ukraine. A necessary approval because to start the delivery of the F-16, designed and built by Lookheed Martin and General Dynamics, the approval of the country holding the project and the construction of the aircraft was required. To date […]

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A G7, the one started in Japan, which sees the leaders of the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Canada and Italy address thorny and complex issues such as nuclear disarmament, the issue of semiconductors and the advent of artificial intelligence . No less important are the issues related to climate change, the South of the world, Chinese expansionism and the […]

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On the weekend when the world's big seven meet in Japan, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin yesterday briefed Congress on how the Pentagon intends to spend hundreds of millions of dollars this year on new weapons and military preparations, such as deterrence to the growing danger of war with China. […]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) A parade on May 9 in Moscow in a minor tone, few military means, the structures that menacingly paraded before the war are just a memory. A plastic and dramatic demonstration that denotes the damage suffered by the army in Ukraine. To highlight the probable decline of the armed forces (we are only talking about the means [...]

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The Axios portal has revealed the American project to hinder the Chinese Silk Road. On the table a railway and maritime network capable of uniting the Middle and Far East, Saudi Arabia and India and why not, in the future also Israel. The US National Security Advisor, Jake Sullivan would have talked about it during the [...]

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(by Antonio Adriano Giancane) Africa, a land full of riches and not just diamonds as appeared in the film presentation "Blood Diamond": Africa is much more! Africa is a huge mine of natural resources such as oil, diamonds, gold, rare earths, coltan and cobalt. Even the uranium used by France comes from Africa in particular from Niger. The […]

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“I am here to serve, not to be served”, thus Charles III sealed his solemn coronation inside Westminster Abbey. A phrase dictated by the current times, where the monarchy must necessarily be a side dish of value and reference to modern English life and not the other way around because it would risk inexorably losing [...]

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China and India, opposed to outright condemnation of Moscow for the invasion of Ukraine, yesterday voted a resolution of the UN General Assembly on relations between the United Nations and the Council of Europe which explicitly refers to the aggression of the Russian Federation of Ukraine. The green light to the text of the resolution (approved last week with 122 [...]

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“Preparations for the counteroffensive are in the final straight,” Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksy Reznikov said in a television interview, “I don't just hope, I believe it. I am convinced that much has been done to make the counter-offensive successful. Because if our generals are not confident, it would be useless to go forward. Everything has to be […]

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New vigor was given to the strengthening of bilateral collaboration with Malaysia and Singapore, and multilateral with ASEAN, thanks to 5 days of meetings with the top police authorities, held in Kuala Lumpur and Singapore from 17 to 21 April. A delegation from the Department of Public Security, led by [...]

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The US Navy announced a few hours ago that Iran yesterday seized an oil tanker flying the Marshall Islands flag in the Gulf of Oman in international waters. The Iranian armed forces confirmed the seizure following an incident with an Iranian boat. The clash, according to Tehran, would have caused several injuries [...]

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"Stop, end the conflict." This is the unanimous appeal to Sudan from the UN, the EU, the USA, the African Union, the Arab League and Russia. The balance of clashes between the armed forces and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) continues to worsen in Sudan: at least 56 people are killed. About 600 are injured. This is what he declares on [...]

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On the second day of Chinese military exercises near the island of Taiwan, joint precision attacks were simulated against key targets on the island of Taiwan and surrounding waters. This was reported by Chinese state media. The Chinese CCTV broadcaster revealed that the military air force has deployed dozens of planes to "fly in the airspace of the target" and [...]

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Colonel Morelli leaves the command to Massara. Over 500 flight hours and more than 300 sorties for the Italian "Eurofighter" Typhoon fighters. General Figliuolo: "Demonstrated competence and value of the Italian Armed Forces" Constance, 8 April 2023. This week, at the Mihail Kogălniceanu airport in Constance, the change in command of the Task took place [...]

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The 2% of GDP to be allocated to military spending will no longer be a possibility but a constraint for the countries that are part of NATO. The general secretary Stoltenberg did not say it clearly but the insiders are certain that at the next July summit in Vilnius the new posture will be made official which [...]

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The Saudi Arabia of Mohammed bin Salman, known as MBS, has become a factor of stability in the Middle East. After bringing Saudi Arabia and Iran closer together with China's long arm, MBS now wants Syria to return to the tables that count. MBS has invited Bashar al-Assad to the Arab League summit, scheduled in Riyadh on [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) A multipolar world, this is how Xi Jinping's China understands it, which wants to have an ever greater impact on international disputes to protect its strategic and economic interests. Xi recently proposed 12 points for peace between Russia and Ukraine and concretely favored the once unthinkable rapprochement between Iran [...]

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Manhattan prosecutors have indicted Trump for paying $130 to porn star Stormy Daniels. He would have paid for silence, or keeping silent about their relationship. The indictment of the porn star is just one of the open investigations against Trump. His legal situation could be complicated by the outcome of other ongoing investigations [...]

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South Korea's military has warned that North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast yesterday at around 22.47 GMT. In the last month, ballistic launches from Pyongyang have increased, often crossing Japanese airspace. A few days ago the forces […]

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Yesterday Moscow announced its intention to deploy its tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus (those with short range ed). Work on the buildings that will house the weapons will end next July. The US Administration, through one of its officials, interviewed by Reuters, made it known that there are no indications that Russia is preparing to [...]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin paid a "working visit" to the Ukrainian city of Mariupol, in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic. This was announced by the Kremlin's press service, quoted by the Russian agency Tass. Putin has "inspected a number of places in the city and talked to local residents", explains Moscow, adding that the Russian president [...]

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Almost 70 AW139 in service in Japan today with more than 110.000 flight hours accumulated for multiple missions Over 150 Leonardo helicopters of various types fly in Japan today for public order, EMS, search and rescue, firefighting, civil protection, VIP transport /corporate, publishing support and utility missions in the maritime environment The AW139 is […]

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Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu held telephone conversations with his American counterpart Lloyd Austin. This was reported by the Russian Defense Ministry, specifying that the talks took place on American initiative. While Washington complains about the increasingly aggressive behavior of Moscow, with a statement, the Minister of Defense of Moscow, Sergei [...]

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Russia does not want a "clash" with the United States. This was told to the press by the Russian ambassador in Washington Anatoly Antonov, after being summoned to the US State Department over the incident between a Russian fighter and a US drone. The diplomat specified the Russian position to reporters: "The way we see it, American planes [...]

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Yesterday, North Korea tested two strategic cruise missiles by launching them from a submarine. The news was released by state news agency KCNA. The joint US-South Korea military exercise began today. KCNA said that the successful launch confirmed the reliability of the weapon system and tested the submarine offensive operations [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) Five days of meetings held in the strictest secrecy, thus Saudi Arabia and Iran have re-knit in Beijing the web of relations interrupted in 2016: within two years the embassies will also reopen. The Middle East can now count on a strong alliance thanks to the long arm of China which it acquires, in a hot region […]

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China has never supplied weapons to interested parties in the ongoing conflict in the middle of Europe. “Why then threaten sanctions on China? It's absolutely not acceptable." So the Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang. Biden spoke about the application of possible sanctions to China during the meeting with German Chancellor Scholz, which took place [...]

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The Russian army continues its "pounding" war characterized by continuous and incessant waves of bombing in various areas of Ukraine which in vast areas of territory has been completely razed to the ground. Whole villages have been reduced to a pile of rubble that has swallowed up their inhabitants, regardless of gender or age. Many observers […]

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Moscow oil traffic off the Indian Ocean, away from trade routes. Repubblica resumes an investigation by the WSJ where it is told how Moscow circumvents the sanctions with the complicity of the large global oil companies. Oil companies get 49 percent of their crude oil needs from firms in Moscow. To avoid […]

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Yesterday German Chancellor Olaf Scholz met American President Joe Biden in the White House for over an hour. A meeting marked by the common will to continue to help Ukraine against the aggressor. Biden praised historic German shifts in securing decisive military support and moral support for Ukraine. In addition to the supply of Berlin weapons [...]

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Yesterday evening in Greece a frightening collision between two trains, 32 dead and 85 injured, some of which are very serious. Unfortunately, the budget is still provisional. The collision occurred between a freight train and a passenger train traveling between Athens and Thessaloniki. The Greek firefighters explained to reporters that three [...]

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A Russian A-50 military plane was damaged a few hours ago by a drone strike while parked at an airport near the Belarusian capital of Minsk. This was reported to Reuters by some Belarusian partisans and members of the opposition, now in exile. The front and central parts of the aircraft, as well as the radar antenna, were damaged at […]

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After a year of war there is no peace. United Nations votes against Russia. Der Spiegel: China ready to sell drones to Russia. The US allocates another 2 billion. G7: ready to give more help. (by Massimiliano D'Elia) The war in Ukraine today enters its first year without being able to see any on the horizon [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) Yesterday in Moscow senior Chinese officials, led by the highest exponent of the Foreign Commission of the Communist Party of China, Wang Yi met Vladimir Putin confirming a friendship without limits. Observers and press releases specifically speak of friendship and not of a real pact not to make the […]

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North Korea has launched two ballistic missiles into the Sea of ​​Japan. This was reported by South Korean military sources. The Seoul armed forces detected two launches from the Tongchang-ri area, in the province of North Pyongan, from 11:13 to 12:05. "Our military has strengthened surveillance and vigilance by cooperating closely with [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) After the flu symptoms, the Italian Prime Minister, Giorgia Meloni in the coming days, according to an indiscretion reported by La Stampa, will be in Kiev to meet the Ukrainian leader Vlodymyr Zelensky. Before taking the highly armored train that will take you to Kiev, you will stop in Warsaw to meet Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki. The flu […]

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President Joe Biden yesterday from the White House said he wanted to discuss with the Chinese president, Xi Jinping on the story of the alleged Chinese spy balloon that an American jet shot down in early February while transiting US airspace. “We are not looking for a new cold war,” Biden said. "Of course it's not [...]

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The European Parliament approved a resolution calling for military aid to be provided to Kiev for as long as necessary. The Commission will now have to seriously consider the supply of fighter planes, helicopters, missile systems and an increase in munitions. The green light came with 444 votes in favour, 26 no and [...]

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Clashes between the “Shields” and “Sabriyya” militias resulted in the closure of Mitiga International Airport Al Arabiya (العربية) TV station documented violent clashes between armed militias Thursday evening in the Tadjoura region, east of the capital Libyan Tripoli, which resulted in the closure of the main operational airport of the city and the transfer of [...]

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After meeting with British officials, the Ukrainian leader went to Paris to meet Macron and Scholz. The request is to have fighter planes and long-range missiles as soon as possible. Italian premier Giorgia Meloni was not invited. Nor had the French president told her anything about [...]

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President Joe Biden has warned that the United States will protect itself if China threatens its sovereignty. In a bipartisan speech to Congress he warned China by highlighting the expansionary economic policies advocated by the White House. "I am committed to working with China where it can advance American interests and benefit the [...]

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A Chinese hot air balloon over Montana. The American military commands are on alert, reporting the unfortunate intruder in the airspace. China immediately ran for cover, reporting that it was a normal civilian aircraft for meteorological studies, which got out of control. The Pentagon wanted to destroy it but the fear of the fall of [...]

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NATO will continue to strengthen its partnership with Japan during the war in Ukraine, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said during a visit to Japan, where he will meet Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. "The war in Ukraine is important for all of us, we are very grateful for the support that Japan [...]

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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg was in Seoul to ask President Yoon Suk-yeol to increase military support for Ukraine. The request has become urgent because so much ammunition is needed in view of the Russian spring offensive. To date, Seoul has signed important agreements for the supply of tanks, aircraft and other weapons [...]

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In the usual evening message, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky launches another request to thank all the countries that are helping Kiev: “Weapons on the battlefield. A weapon that protects our sky. New sanctions against Russia. But we must also work even more actively to create a court on the crime of Russian aggression against Ukraine. Only […]

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After weeks of controversy and resistance, Western leaders speak on the phone, confirm their support for Kiev and reaffirm their commitment to provide military aid to the Zelensky government. The United States will send 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, Germany has formalized its willingness to send its Leopard tanks, initially [...]

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In Niger, Division General Liberato Amadio hands over the command of MISIN to Brigadier General Nadir Ruzzon. The ceremony for the change in command of the Italian Bilateral Support Mission in the Republic was held inside the Aerienne 101 Base of the Niger Air Force of Niger (MISIN), between the General of Division Liberato Amadio [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) The war in Ukraine, in the last few hours, is taking a different direction. We would be playing all out with the intention of leading Putin to mild advice, or rather preparing to face a very long war that some analysts associate with the Korean war. The Pentagon, a few hours ago, announced that it will increase by [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Since the beginning of January, Russian propaganda has changed its narrative. In Russia, newspapers and TV are explicit about the war: "We are defending ourselves from external aggression". The military special operation turned into all-out war as the West effectively entered the war on the side of Ukraine. […]

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23 January

From the most remote areas of Peru they met in the capital Lima to protest against the government that took office for six weeks, led by President Dina Boluarte. “Our people suffer in poverty“, the demonstrators continue to shout. “They may call us terrorists, but we are not. We are people who want justice. We will remain here until the resignation [...]

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Italy will send further aid when the sixth decree is approved. He's already done five. Let's say that both Ukraine and other countries are satisfied with the help that Italy has provided and will continue to provide".

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Today in Remstein in Germany the Western summit to decide strategies and new military supplies to Ukraine. Yesterday the Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Medvedev thundered: "The defeat of a nuclear power in a conventional war can provoke the outbreak of an atomic war". Germany, meanwhile, hesitates and [...]

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The news was beaten by Reuters: at least 69 are the victims of the crash of a domestic flight of Yeti Airlines that crashed in Pokhara in Nepal during landing. The aircraft had departed from Katmandu with 72 people on board, of which four crew Hundreds of Nepalese soldiers were involved in the operation on the site of the accident, close to the river [...]

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An explosion hit a gas pipeline linking Poland with northern Lithuania and Latvia in the north of the country. The news was reported by the Lithuanian public broadcaster Lrt, which also published images of a vast fire in the area. Pipeline explosion riddle heightens anxiety in Baltic states. A gas pipeline that connects the […]

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According to the indiscretion published by the Italian Defense Review - Rid - the government of Giorgia Meloni has decided to send, with the sixth arms decree, a Samp-T battery to the Americans to defend Kiev. To dissolve the Italian reserve on the air and missile defense battery a phone call between Meloni and Biden, which summarizes the [...]

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An unknown number of classified documents were found by Biden's lawyers in an office he used at Penn Biden Center when he was vice president. The discovery dates back to November 2, just before the Midterm elections. On the same day, Biden's lawyers informed the National Archives, which took possession of [...]

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Thousands of supporters of former Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro stormed the Parliament area in Brasilia managing to enter the outer space surrounding the Palace. The area was guarded by the police but the Bolsonarists, many of whom with the Carioca flag on their shoulders, managed to break through the security cordon and several [...]

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According to some familiar with the dynamics of the appointment, Russia is trying to block the reappointment of the Danish head of the main UN environment agency, following a highly critical report on the impact of the war in Ukraine. According to two UN sources, Russia has been acting for several months against the reappointment of Inger Andersen, an economist with […]

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(by Maria Stefania Cataleta) Congolese children continue to pay a very dear price for the conflict that has been bloodying the country for years now. As is known, the provinces of Ituri and North Kivu are among the most affected by the war, where the highest number of victims is recorded. Based on the Report of [...]

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A unilateral ceasefire. This was announced yesterday by Russian President Vladimir Putin, on the occasion of the Orthodox Christmas, which is celebrated on 7 January. The truce order takes effect today from 12 noon Moscow time until midnight tomorrow. Moscow, through the Kremlin website, has proposed to Kiev to do the same [...]

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The United States is increasingly looking to Africa after decades of neglect. Joe Biden, also following the acclaimed Chinese and Russian expansionist aims, has recently decided to concentrate every diplomatic effort to bring the needle of regional influence back to the American side. (by Massimiliano D'Elia) The document "Strategy of the United States towards sub-Saharan Africa" ​​published [...]

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Europe and the United States have convinced Serbia to stop the protests in the north of Kosovo where minorities of Serbian origin live, softened by Aleksandar Vucic and invited to remove the barricades in Mitrovica and other northern towns. Vucic then revoked the state of alert for the Serbian armed forces and [...]

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Kosovo has closed its main border with Serbia after Belgrade placed its army on high alert. Brussels and Washington are concerned about the tense situation in northern Kosovo and have called for immediate action to de-escalate. Thus in a joint note: "We ask [...]

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Libya is far from peaceful. It is a powder keg ready to explode which will cause Italy a great deal of trouble, aware of the fact that over 600 refugees from all over Africa and the Middle East are massed in those lands. On the website of the Ministry of the Interior, data on migratory flows affecting our […]

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In an interview with the Associated Press, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said the Ukrainian government aims to hold a peace summit by the end of February, preferably at the United Nations with Secretary General António Guterres as a possible mediator. in the period of the first anniversary of the invasion launched by Russia. To the question […]

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KFOR, the NATO force in Kosovo, confirmed press reports of a shooting that took place in Zubin Potok, one of the four largest municipalities in the north with a Serb majority. The shots, Kfor reported, took place not far from a NATO force patrol, but no injuries or damage to property were reported. According to […]

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Russia has shot down a Ukrainian drone near one of its long-range bomber airbases inside its territory. Three members of the Russian Air Force were killed in the crash. The news was reported by the Reuters agency. The drone was flying near the Russian Engels air base, home to strategic bombers in [...]

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Zelensky met with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer. Schumer clarified that, according to the Ukrainian leader, failure to approve the aid that Congress is considering could cost lives. The Democrats are united in wanting to support Kiev, while among the Republican ranks there are [...]

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The encirclement of the Catholic Church by the communist regime continues with new methods. The in-depth analysis was done by the Spanish newspaper l'Avanguardia, after the latest events and the new episcopal appointments. In relations with the Chinese communist regime, the Holy See always walks on tiptoe on the razor's edge. The Italian Jesuit missionary Matteo […]

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The President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic, has asked the NATO mission in Kosovo (KFOR) and the European Union civilian mission in Kosovo (Eulex) for "guarantees" to protect the Kosovar Serbs who have erected barricades to protest against the arrest of a former police officer, Dejan Pantic. The premier of Kosovo, Albin Kurti, has intimated to the Serbian population [...]

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Putin yesterday explained to one of the members of the Human Rights Council that Russia possesses nuclear weapons only for deterrent purposes, but it is not certain that it cannot use them first. Russia has specified Putin "will not use the atomic arsenal first under any circumstances, it means that it will not even use it [...]

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Indonesia's Semeru volcano erupted with a thunderous explosion this morning, covering streets and homes in volcanic ash and prompting the evacuation of nearly 2.000 residents in East Java province. The Indonesian disaster management agency (BNPB) says that no injuries or deaths have been reported so far and that the displaced have […]

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Protests erupted in cities and campuses across China. Frustrated and outraged citizens took to the streets in a rare wave of demonstrations against the government's "zero covid" policy. Residents of Shanghai, China's most populous city, gathered last night and this morning to ask [...]

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Successfully launched Artemis I The first Artemis mission, the NASA program in collaboration with the European Space Agency, was successfully launched from the famous 16B launch complex of the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral on Wednesday 7 November at 47:39 Italian time (ESA) with the aim of bringing the first woman and the next man […]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) During the G20 meeting in Bali a strange coincidence: the Russians unleashed a shower of missiles on the Ukrainian bordering Poland. At least two missiles or only its fragments hit a wheat warehouse in the small Polish village of Przewodov causing two deaths. The foreign minister […]

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At least two Russian missiles hit a farm in the Polish village of Przewodow killing two people. On pro-Russian twitter groups there is talk of missiles that fell in Poland because they were hit by Ukrainian anti-aircraft fire. The Russian Defense Ministry has denied that the missiles that fell on Poland were Russian, emphasizing that they were not [...]

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The G20 in Bali which opens its work today among the various curiosities marks the presence of only 4 women out of 41 participating countries. The Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni is the only one to hold the office of head of government. The other women present are the president of the EU Commission Ursula von der Leyen, [...]

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In the US Midterm elections, the Republicans do not spread and maintain their positions. The outcome consolidates the Democrats and opens up new scenarios for the race to the White House in 2024 with a Donald Trump coming out with broken bones and Joe Biden ready to reapply. In the evening Biden said that the outcome of the vote is [...]

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The procurement of Russian arms from Iran and North Korea heralds a growing convergence of military and diplomatic interests between Moscow and the two anti-Western and IC-sanctioned countries. Washington has accused Russia of procuring large quantities of artillery ammunition from Pyongyang, as well as missiles and drones which it is already purchasing from Iran. [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Tehran has sent its consultants from the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) to Crimea and Belarus to train Russians to fly Iranian-made drones. Russia has already deployed Iranian suicide drones, the Shahed-136, Shahed-129 and Mohajer-6, against energy installations and civilian buildings in Kiev. To date, attacks with missiles and drones have [...]

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The German government has asked Italy to "quickly help" the 104 unaccompanied minors rescued in the Mediterranean Sea by the German-flagged ship Humanity 1. Thus Berlin in the letter in response to the Italian government's “note verbale” with which it was asked to take charge of the migrants rescued on the NGO ships flying the German and Norwegian flags. [...]

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Protests against the Iranian government regained vigor after the funeral commemorating the people killed by the security forces. The police initiated a further round of arrests and repression. Dozens of cities in Iran were shaken by protests on Wednesday evening, on the day when the crowd - young boys - remembered [...]

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Truck Bomb Breaks Kerch Bridge In Two A truck bomb exploded on the Kerch Bridge, which connects Russia to Crimea, causing a massive fire. This was reported by Tass citing the National Counter-Terrorism Committee of Russia. The news has just been broken by Ansa. Due to the explosion, you announced in a statement [...]

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Ansa reported that North Korea today launched two new ballistic missiles towards the Sea of ​​Japan. The alarm was raised by the South Korean army general staff: two short-range ballistic missiles launched from the Samsok area, in Pyongyang, towards the Sea of ​​Japan. The new launches [...]

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(by Giuseppe Paccione) For weeks, the tenant of the Kremlin has been using nuclear weapons against the West that supports Ukraine, in order to obtain a victory that is increasingly distant. Moscow has communicated the outcome of the referendum (farce) for the annexation of the territories where the elections were held illegitimate or obtained by forcing citizens under the threat of [...]

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(by Giuseppe Paccione and Massimiliano D'Elia) The Born for months with its assets is in constant alarm and almost every day is measured with Russian provocations. Our Air Force planes are garrisoning the Baltic and on more than one occasion have had to intercept Russian fighters that had violated Alliance airspace. Yesterday [...]

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Yesterday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told a British Telegraph journalist that in Ukraine we cannot talk about war but still about a Special Military Operation. According to Foreign Minister Lavrov, Ukraine is becoming a totalitarian Nazi state. In the meantime, Putin continues with his strategy, calling for a referendum [...]

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Yesterday in Samarkand in Uzbekistan the 39th meeting in ten years of the Sco - Shanghai Cooperation Organization - (The Shanghai Cooperation Organization is an intergovernmental body founded on June 14, 2001 by the heads of state of six countries: China, Russia, Kazakhstan , Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. These countries, with the exception of Uzbekistan, were already part [...]

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The purchase of Indian and Chinese oil has offset most of the decline in Russian exports to Europe, thus raising questions about the impact of sanctions on Moscow which have instead led to a skyrocketing energy bills for European consumers. An analysis by the Financial Times on available data from Chinese and Indian customs statistics shows [...]

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Putin's Russia continues with the energy war and threatens to stop oil supplies "to hostile countries", warning that gas stocks will not be enough for the EU to survive the winter. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak has threatened that he will suspend supplies of black gold to so-called "hostile countries" if they impose "restrictions". The warning [...]

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Albanian migrants crossing the Channel will be repatriated within a few days thanks to an expulsion agreement signed last night between Great Britain and Albania between Bledar Cuci, Albanian Minister of Internal Affairs, and Priti Patel, English Minister of the Interior. Albanians who come from a safe third country will be considered ineligible to [...]

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As Ukraine celebrated its 31 years of independence yesterday, Russia, without mercy, attacked the country with ferocity by hitting a railway station. To spoil the party, Moscow launched a missile attack on a railway station in the Dnipropetrovsk region. In the meantime, Washington has circulated the news that Moscow is preparing a referendum [...]

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The Afghan Taliban are said to be in talks with Russia to import 1 million tons of petroleum products, giving in exchange raw materials for medicines and mineral resources. A Taliban delegation is currently in Moscow for meetings with Russian officials and private companies to strengthen trade ties and encourage investment in the Asian nation […]

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Daria Dugina, 30, political commentator and daughter of Oleksandr Dugin - considered "Putin's ideologue" - died following the explosion of her car on the outskirts of Moscow. The incident took place around 21.45pm local time on Saturday near the village of Velyki Vyazomi, about 20 kilometers west of the capital [...]

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Truss: England will continue with the Navy to manage the flow of migrants

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The tension between Russia and the United States remains high. In fact, as reported by the most important international agencies, Russian President Vladimir Putin, during the XNUMXth Moscow Conference on International Security, pointed the finger at the United States. According to the Russian president, in addition to declaring that the US administration is preventing the end of [...]

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Yesterday Vladimir Putin in Koubinka, a town near Moscow, during an international arms fair boasted those in possession of the Russian army. Although some Western services have pointed out that Russia revealed its weaknesses during the war in Ukraine, the Russian president promised his allies "the most modern weapons of [...]

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From 13 to 27 August next in Venezuela, in the city of Barquisimeto, in the state of Lara, in the north-west of the country, there will be a military exercise advertised as a sporting event called "Army Games" in which Russian troops will participate. China and Iran. It is the first time that Russian-led drones and sniper commando [...]

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EU officials mediating talks between the US and Iran to revive the 2015 nuclear deal have presented the "final text" of an agreement they hope will persuade Tehran to sign. started in Vienna last week, it had the characteristics of a last attempt to secure an agreement [...]

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Taipei is certain, the Chinese military forces are simulating the invasion of the island. The Defense of Taiwan monitors the moves of the Chinese People's Army with fighters and military ships. In addition to the launch of hypersonic missiles, the use of spy drones and the massive use of special forces, China would be trying new armaments in action, a way to make people understand [...]

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After Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, China did not stand by by organizing an impressive military exercise close to the island which will see ballistic missile launches, fighter jet overflights and tactical movements of warships until Sunday evening. A taste for world public opinion of what Beijing could [...]

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The tension between the US and the Chinese government remains high, which has erupted following the visit to Taiwan by Nancy Pelosi, president of the United States House of Representatives who, speaking to Parliament, declared "Our determination for democracy is iron". To Pelosi's statement is added that of President Tsai who warns [...]

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Russia has announced that it will strengthen relations with Africa and the Middle East to react to the sanctions imposed by Europe and the United States. The strategic sectors are those of Gas, Oil and Nuclear Energy. As stated by the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, at the end of the African tour. The President of FederPetroli Italia - [...]

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The establishment of the joint venture, in which bp and Eni participated at 50:50, was completed. The JV combines the Angolan upstream, LNG and solar activities of the two companies bp and Eni are pleased to confirm that Azule Energy, the new independent 50/50 joint venture that unites the businesses [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) The rhetoric tells that Nancy Pelosi the third American institutional office, in full autonomy, has decided to take a tour in Asian countries together with other legislators belonging to the Democrats. Yesterday Singapore and Malaysia, today South Korea and Japan to then make a very short trip to Taiwan to meet the president [...]

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The number of would-be Sudanese migrants to Europe, passing through Morocco, has increased dramatically as the passage through Libya has become increasingly difficult. To write it today is the French newspaper Le Monde which, in detail, tells the story of some who survived a recent shipwreck. Issam has a hand in plaster, shoulder pain [...]

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The resentments between Serbia and Kosovo have by no means subsided after so many years since the war of the 90s. Over the years there have been many moments of friction, but last night the situation became very tense when the Kosovo authorities closed two border crossings with Serbia due to blockades [...]

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Iraq has become a powder keg, at any moment the outbreak is inevitable. It has been about ten months since it was possible to form a government. Yesterday the protests were particularly violent: thousands of supporters of the Shiite leader Muqtada al Sadr broke through the barriers surrounding the Green Zone by occupying the Parliament building [...]

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Two hours and seventeen minutes, as long as the phone call between Joe Biden and Xi Jinping lasted, it is the fifth time that the two leaders have heard each other over the phone on the hottest issues in the world. Next time, they vowed, they will meet in person. Apparently, reading the press releases launched at the end of the phone call, [...]

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Ukrainian ports are back to work at full capacity, according to the Ukrainian Navy, while the center for the coordination of operations also begins its supervision activity in Istanbul. A joint center, a kind of operations room, which will have to guarantee the safe passage of Ukrainian ships in the Black Sea, following the agreement between [...]

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Mohamed Hamuda, spokesman for the Libyan Government of National Unity led by Prime Minister Abdel Hamid Dabaiba, participated in an initiative by Senator Marinella Pacifico (Coraggio Italia), foreign member and secretary of the Schengen, Europol and Immigration Parliamentary Committee. During the press conference "New roads for the stability of the Mediterranean, a perspective from Libya" the senator [...]

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In a note, the Russian energy giant Gazprom says that starting from Wednesday it will reduce gas supplies to Germany by another 20 percentage points, which will therefore lose about 33 million cubic meters per day. The reason given by the company refers to the repair of the Siemens turbine. The news leads to [...]

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Ukraine has accused Russia of launching four Kalibr cruise missiles on Odessa, thus threatening the wheat deal signed yesterday in Istanbul. Stop the condemnation of the EU with Borrell and Gentiloni. Zelensky attacks: "Prove only one thing: no matter what Russia says or promises, it will find a way not to implement the agreement". Turkey is concerned "for the [...]

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The dossier on Ukrainian wheat could be resolved shortly, as confirmed by the Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar: "a matter of days and there will be a new meeting, an opportunity to define the details and review the points on which an agreement has already been reached. reached up". It is important that the agreement is reached as soon as possible for [...]

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Russia and Ukraine agree to create a coordination center in Istanbul on the corridors for the export of grain from Ukraine to the Black Sea. This was stated by the Turkish Defense Minister, Hulusi Akar, as reported by Anadolu, speaking of the meeting held yesterday in Istanbul between military delegations from Kiev, Moscow, Ankara and UN representatives. "In the next weeks […]

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Diplomatic relations are fervent between the countries, everyone is looking for a way out for the issue of energy and wheat but also to re-establish a balance in the world order which has become more and more precarious every day and in function of the Ukrainian war. Almost all the states that are facing economic problems are affected by this new course [...]

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Finally white smoke, the first eight foreign ships have arrived in the ports of Ukraine to export agricultural products, while the Ukrainian Navy will ensure safe transport. "At the request of the Ministry of Infrastructure, naval units of the Ukrainian Armed Forces guarantee the transport of agricultural products by civilian ships through the Bystre entrance of the Danube-Black Sea canal" he [...]

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Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, during an election rally in Nara, was shot by a man who has already been arrested by local police. At the moment Abe seems to show no signs of life. According to local authorities, Shinzo Abe was shot in the chest and shoulders twice at close range. The episode is [...]

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Boris Johnson confirms the UK's steadfast attitude towards Moscow shown since his first visit to President Volodymyr Zelenskyi. In fact, the British government has further expanded the black list of people affected by anti-Russian sanctions following the war in Moscow in Ukraine: from today the freezing of every entity [...]

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(by Giuseppe Paccione) A solution has finally been found to the age-old question concerning the entry of Finland and Sweden into NATO, after Turkey had vetoed their entry into the Atlantic Alliance. After hard diplomatic work between the three countries, which lasted a few weeks, before the high-level meeting of the Atlantic Council in Madrid, the [...]

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After the G7, where Zelensky asked to help him win the war by Christmas, today the word goes to the NATO summit in Madrid. Yesterday, Secretary General Jean Stoltenberg announced the decision to increase the emergency response forces deployed on the borders of Russia, from 40.000 to 300.000. A massive deployment to reassure [...]

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US President Biden arrived in Germany last night to participate in the G7, a summit of particular value in the light of the new world order, launched by the predominant autocracies, China and Russia. The goal is to continue in Russia's isolation and start a new sanctioning course against China, guilty of indirectly helping [...]

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The Russian offensive on Kiev continues. Shortly after dawn, at 6:30 local time, some explosions were heard in the Ukrainian city. "Four explosions were heard, now there is black smoke over the city." According to reports from Ukrainian MP Oleksiy Goncharenko on twitter, the missiles hit residential buildings. There is still no information on the damages and [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) Yesterday in Brussels perhaps an important page was written for Europe which, with the war on its doorstep, with a stroke of the back, decided to accept the status of candidacy to become members of the Union a Ukraine, Moldova and Macedonia. The only reservation was left to Macedonia which was [...]

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The West imposes sanctions on Russia, Putin "hangs down" and throws himself into the arms of Xi jinping. It is the same Chinese president who at the remote summit of the BRICS countries publicly spoke of the injustice of the sanctions applied to Russia: "it has been proven that they are a boomerang, they transform economic relations over years". Xi continues: "this crisis [...]

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky yesterday sent another video to talk to his people: "the Black Sea will be safe and ours, everything will be rebuilt, Russia does not have enough missiles to break the Ukrainians' will to live". Meanwhile the Kiev Parliament has banned the import of Russian books and newspapers and [...]

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Yesterday Gazprom, the Russian state-owned energy company, returned to notify a further reduction of a third of its flows to the Old Continent through the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline, just a few hours after announcing a first drastic cut of the 40 %. The new development in the tug-of-war on methane supplies will bring [...]

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Last Friday in Singapore the US Defense Secretary, Lloyd J. Austin III, and the Chinese Defense Minister, General Wei Fenghe, met for the second time. They had spoken last April by telephone. After a couple of jabs on the Taiwan island issue, the talks apparently continued with intentions [...]

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Biden thunders from Los Angeles: “I know, many thought I was exaggerating, but I knew I had solid information to predict Putin's impending aggression. There was no doubt, but Zelensky, like many others, did not want to listen to us “. The response from Kiev was not long in coming. The spokesman for the Ukrainian president, Sergei [...]

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The last defense against losing an outlet on the Black Sea is the resistance that is taking place in the port city of Odessa. Ukrainians show images of the first Harpoons supplied by NATO countries, anti-ship systems intended to expand coastal defense. With a radius of about 150 kilometers, they represent a pitfall for invaders: the [...]

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Emmanuel Macron has not yet decided if and when to visit Kiev but is preparing to launch a pincer diplomatic-operational operation on the Ukrainian, Moldovan and Romanian front to give France a new international prestige in the light of the activism of the British Boris Johnson. The elections are near in France and Macron does not want to commit [...]

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An armed attack followed by a series of explosions, yesterday in Nigeria a massacre in a Catholic church: dozens of deaths including women and children. The causes as well as the motive are not yet known but all investigators think of the continuing inter-ethnic and inter-religious tensions between local populations and the Fulani Islamic nomadic shepherds. [...]

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The importance of investing for a common defense. This morning in the context of the Global Forum on defense and security in Bratislava, the Undersecretary of State for Defense Senator Stefania PUCCIARELLI spoke in the panel entitled “Investing smarter: leveraging innovation to keep peace with Geopolitical Threats”. During the intervention at the table, with the Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic, Jiri Sedivy director [...]

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"The Russian presidential decrees of May 25 and May 30, which simplify the process of granting Russian citizenship and issuing Russian passports to Ukrainian citizens of the Kherson and Zaporizhzhya regions, as well as Ukrainian children without parental care and legally incapable people of the Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhya regions [...]

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The Extraordinary Council of the EU Commission on Monday seemed a success. On the other hand, yesterday at the meeting of the ambassadors some clutches were reactivated. Not only the question of oil (we are still a long way off on the date for the interruption of transport by sea) now the question of Patriarch Kirill has also intensified the debate on sanctions against Russia. [...]

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The problem of blocked wheat in Ukraine and Russia requires swift responses. With Ukrainian Black Sea ports closed by the Russians since the invasion began, and over 20 million tons of grain locked in silos, Westerners have appealed to Moscow to defuse a food crisis that has now gone global. The [...]

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The US, Japan, India and Australia - Quad - have started a maritime surveillance program in the Pacific to control Beijing. Biden spoke with the premier, the Japanese Kishida, the Indian Modi, and the Australian of Italian origin, Albanian, about all the world disputes, including Ukraine, specifying that the latter is more than a question [...]

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Joe Biden in Tokyo, at a press conference, declared himself in favor of the use of force to defend Taiwan in the event of war with China. Furthermore, he argued that this is not a change in US strategy for the self-governing island issue. The feeling, however, is that Washington has taken a clearer stance than in the past to contain [...]

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Password in the Kremlin? Reinforce the western side. By the end of the year, over two thousand new weapons will be deployed in the western regions with 20 new warships. NATO is expanding and Moscow's response to the "growing military threats" from the West is not diplomacy but continuous and progressive armament. To worry [...]

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“Food and energy crisis alarm. Investing in bilateral agreements with Maghreb countries to guarantee supplies and security "" The war in Ukraine places Italy, and the European Union as a whole, in front of one of the most serious humanitarian, security, energy, economic crises, but above all food crises. According to FAO, 13 million more people could go hungry among [...]

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(by Giuseppe Paccione) At the end of March, the troops of the Russian Federation had withdrawn from the surrounding area of ​​the Ukrainian capital Kiev, leaving many Ukrainian corpses scattered on the streets, some of which were shot, execution style, others tied up before suffering death, still others were hit by tanks. [...]

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Biden signed a law to speed up the supply of arms to Ukraine inspired by a 1941 measure that allowed the United States to arm the British army against Hitler. The 'Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act' had been approved by an overwhelming majority by Congress ten days ago, but Biden wanted to sign it, not surprisingly, today, on [...]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, participated in the military parade on the occasion of the 77th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945. Altogether, 11.000 staff members and 131 units of military equipment were engaged in the parade. Russian fellow citizens, Dear veterans, [...]

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The countries that have not joined the sanctions against Russia are India, China, Cuba, Nicaragua and Bolivia. But many others, from Mexico to Argentina, have offered facade support to the peremptory American demands to take sides for Ukraine. In Africa openly in favor of Putin's Russia are registered, South Africa, Angola, Algeria, Congo, Burundi, Equatorial Guinea, [...]

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"Russia has never stopped its efforts to avoid a World War", according to the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergej Lavrov, who for the first time since the beginning of the war gave an interview to a European TV. He did so by speaking live in "Zona Bianca", broadcast on Rete4, where he was interviewed [...]

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The humanitarian corridor wanted by the UN (coordinated by the CRI and the Russian and Ukrainian forces) yesterday allowed the evacuation of many civilians trapped in the Azovstal steel plant, in the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol. Zelensky on twitter reports at least one hundred people: “the evacuation of civilians from Azovstal has begun. The first group of about 100 people is [...]

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In the hearing of Defense Minister Lorenzo Guerini at Copasir - Parliamentary Committee for the Security of the Republic - "the contents of the second interministerial decree authorizing the transfer of military means, materials and equipment to the governmental authorities of Ukraine, on which the Committee agreed with the Government in the affixing of the [...]

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No reason to prevent my return to work "" I was arrested by the Attorney General's office through a mendacious complaint filed by Undersecretary of Public Affairs Khairi Randi who threatened to involve an armed group to arrest and expel me from the Ministry and repeated the 'use of verbal violence with me in front of a group [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Two antennas were hit in Transnistria, a pro-Russian territory, the country has put the security forces on alert. An ammunition depot went up in flames early this morning near the village of Staraya Nelidovka in the Belgorod region of western Russia, near the border with […]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov threatens the West: “There is a real danger of a Third World War. A nuclear conflict is unacceptable, NATO entered the war by proxy. But Russia is ready to negotiate ”. A strong statement that does not bode well. Lavrov thus replied to [...]

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Moscow and Kiev let it be known, by means of press releases, that they have begun debating a draft negotiation that, to tell the truth, no one has yet seen. In Istanbul, the Ukrainians claim to have given their counterpart a draft agreement that many consider to be "waste paper" because it is not acceptable to the Kremlin. The spokesperson [...]

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British intelligence has informed the government of the beginning of a new phase in Ukraine marked by a war of attrition that could last several months. A spokesman for Downing Street said this, correcting the shot with respect to forecasts according to which Moscow, in the event of an initial failure, would risk finding itself soon without sufficient resources [...]

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"Russian troops have started the battle for Donbass," Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said last night. Many explosions were heard early in the night in Mykolaiv, east of Odessa. Bombings have also been reported in Kharkiv. A village in the Belgorod border region was reportedly bombed from the side [...]

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The Russian Defense Ministry reported that the head of the Russian navy, Admiral Nikolai Yevmenov, met with the crew members of the sunken cruiser Moskva. Yevmenov reassured the sailors: "you will continue to serve the Russian navy". The Russian Defense Ministry released a 26-second video showing Yevmenov and two other officers in [...]

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The pressure of the Russians on the city of Mariupol is getting harder, "If they continue to resist, they will all be eliminated". According to what was announced by Interfax, which quoted the spokesman of the ministry Igor Konashenkov, this is the message sent by the Russian Defense Ministry to the Ukrainian resistance barricaded in the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, after [...]

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Putin: "The Ukrainians have pushed the negotiations into a dead end, it is they who have created difficulties in bringing them to an acceptable level and the military operation will go on until there are acceptable negotiations". According to the Kremlin, Ukraine would not have respected the agreements reached with Russia in Istanbul and Ukraine would be used as one [...]

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“We have prepared a good plan to combat illegal immigration in coordination with the Stability Support Agency. We have prepared a force of over 200 military personnel who have been trained and taken foreign courses. We bought 10 navy boats to follow up on the fight against immigration and fuel smuggling. [...]

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The US Department of Defense is almost certain that Putin has given up on conquering Kiev, even if he does not slow down arms supplies to Ukraine, sending another 134 troops to favor a partial replacement of the soldiers who have already fought for over 40 days. US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said yesterday at the conference [...]

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Washington, according to the NYT, is ready to indirectly supply tanks to Ukraine. Contacts are already underway to encourage what is called an arms transfer because these are not American systems. The United States, in fact, will shop in the immense Eastern European market, where they can find material compatible with that [...]

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(by Vanessa Tomassini) As the Minister of the Interior Luciana Lamorgese summed up on Wednesday 30 March at the hearing at the Schengen Parliamentary Committee, in Libya today we have two governments, one recognized and one semi-recognized. The first is that of Abdel Hamid Dabaiba, head of the Government of National Unity, and the second that of Fathi Bashagha, designated by the Parliament [...]

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(by Giuseppe Paccione) Since the beginning of the conflict in Ukraine, caused by the Russian invasion with the aggression towards a sovereign and independent state, China has tried in every way to stay out of the Russian-Ukrainian war struggle. This is demonstrated by the abstention of the Chinese delegation from adopting a couple of draft resolutions (S / 2022/155 and S / RES / 2623/2022) discussed in [...]

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Yesterday the US president, Joe Biden landed in Europe to participate in the summits of NATO, G7 and the EU Council. An event that has never happened before, that of concentrating the meetings of the major international cooperation fora in a few days. After the alarm raised by the American secret services of a probable use of chemical weapons by [...]

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The Russian Defense Ministry announced that a Kinzhal hypersonic ballistic missile was used in a special operation in Ukraine. As reported by the spokesman of the Russian Defense Ministry, Brigadier General Igor Konashenkov, the operation took place yesterday and saw the use of "Kinzhal missiles" which "destroyed a large underground deposit with missiles [...]

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The Financial Times revealed a hypothesis of an agreement between Russia and Ukraine, a 15-point plan that provides for the neutrality of Ukraine and the renunciation of joining NATO, in exchange for guarantees on its safety by the United States, Great Britain and Turkey. Ukraine would continue to have its own army but with [...]

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The donation of medical materials and technical devices to carry out the reclamation service of the areas considered to be at high risk took place on 11 March at the Ministry of Public Health and Social Affairs of Niamey, at the end of a Civil-Military Cooperation project. (CIMIC), aimed at supporting the public health sector [...]

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A condemnation of the Russian military intervention in Ukraine is contained in a letter signed by 4 teachers, academics, students, graduates and staff of the prestigious 'Lomonosov' Moscow State University, the oldest in Russia. 'We categorically condemn the war our country has waged in Ukraine', the document states. Meanwhile, Maria Ovsiannikova, the woman [...]

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