Niger is essential to stem the migratory flows towards Europe and for this reason every political, diplomatic but also military effort, through assistance and training, is crucial in order not to lose the last outpost, of Western circulation, in the middle of the Sahel by Massimiliano D'Elia Russia, despite the military campaign in Ukraine, does not [...]

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“In Argentina I found a strong harmony with the government authorities for a relaunch of cultural relations. We want to better valorise the very rich heritage created by two centuries of Italian emigration and nourish this friendship with new cultural collaboration projects". This was declared by the Minister of Culture, Gennaro Sangiuliano, at the end of his mission to [...]

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by Editorial Staff In Italy there is "maximum anti-terrorism alert" even if there is no information on "hostile initiatives in preparation" by jihadist groups. This is what emerges from the Interior Ministry, after the tragedy in Moscow and in view of the meeting of the National Committee for Public Order and Security, which will be held tomorrow [...]

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Evidence of synergies between the two "competitors". Enit president Alessandra Priante meets the Spanish secretary of state for tourism Rosana Morillo: "epochal to know that we will work in harmony" Italy and Spain increasingly closer. The two competitors who plan the tourism future in synergy are increasingly traveling in unison. It is the mission of the ENIT President [...]

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by Editorial Staff The experience of the Country System in the Ax-3 Voluntas mission, led by the Air Force, the opportunities for economic growth in the sector are the themes at the center of the event held yesterday in Milan, at the PwC Tower, entitled "Human flight space: opportunities for Italian companies in the New Space economy". The Hon. Andrea Mascaretti, President of the intergroup […]

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by Francesco Matera It all started with the Tunisia model, when the EU, thanks to the push of the Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, found an economic agreement with Tunis to mitigate the phenomenon of migratory flows. Even if the agreement struggled to get started due to the delay in the arrival of the funds, today it is still a reality [...]

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Transfer of prisoners and minors stolen from some of the dossiers The Ministers of Justice of Italy and Romania, Carlo Nordio and Alina Stefania Gorghiu, signed a joint declaration this morning in via Arenula, in order to intensify bilateral judicial cooperation in both criminal and civil matters . This is a follow-up to the summit between […]

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The Swedish flag has been flying at NATO Headquarters in Brussels since yesterday: it was hoisted alongside those of the other members of the Alliance. After two hundred years, Sweden abandons its position of neutrality by fully entering the Transatlantic Organization, alongside the other member countries in a particularly delicate moment for world balances. […]

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As part of the MMCM (Maritime Mine Counter Measures) contract, to meet the new needs of mine hunting with drones, requested by the French Navy, Thales developed, in less than six months, the Light Operations Center (e-POC). Tested at sea and delivered to the French Navy, the e-POC demonstrator allows you to quickly carry out […]

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A ship from the NGO Open Arms is already on its way to Gaza. It left Cyprus today with a load of food and medicines supplied by the American organization World Central Kitchen, and tomorrow it will land near the coast of Gaza in the northern part of the Strip. American engineers will build the mobile port. by Francesco Matera Europe, USA, […]

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by Editorial Staff In the Red Sea, a ship flying the Greek flag but owned by Americans raised the alarm following a missile attack off the coast of Yemen. Military intervention was necessary. This was reported by the maritime safety company Ambrey, specifying that the crew remained unharmed. The Houthis had just claimed to have hit another British cargo ship in [...]

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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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“We are coming from an important year, 2023, for India and Italy, with the signing of the Cooperation Agreement between the two States governed by principles of equality, reciprocity, interest and mutual respect” thus, yesterday afternoon, the Undersecretary of State for Defense Matteo Perego of Cremnago in his greeting address to the inter-force delegation of the College of [...]

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by Andrea Pinto The Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni flew to Japan to meet the Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. Many topics will be covered in the bilateral meeting. One above all is the handover, on the occasion of the change of presidency of the G7 which passed from Japan to Italy in January 2024. But not […]

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Due to the inflation boom recorded between 2021-2023, equal to +14,2 percent, the average Italian family has spent 4.039 euros more in the last two years. If, in fact, the annual expenditure of families in current terms in 2021 amounted to 21.873 euros, in 2023 it rose to 25.913 euros (+18,5 percent). […]

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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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“The Italy-France Quirinale Treaty” stated the Undersecretary of State for Defense Matteo Perego of Cremnago who spoke at the event Dialoghi Italia: Defense and the Quirinale Treaty on the initiative of the IREFI Institute (institute for economic relations between France and Italy) and of the French CEPS (Centre for Studies and Strategic Foresight) "one year after its entry [...]

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The EU operation called Aspides includes a minimum of three naval units, logistical and intelligence support, air warning capabilities, cyber protection, satellite support and strategic communication for information warfare by Editorial Staff After the informal meeting of the Defense Ministers of 'European Union, The Minister of Defense, Guido Crosetto, yesterday in front of the Defense Commissions [...]

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by Editorial Staff A man was brutally killed by two attackers during Sunday mass in the Catholic church of Santa Maria, in the province of Istanbul, better known as Büyükdere, in front of about forty terrified faithful. The murder sparked panic and a major police operation to search for those responsible. Isis a few hours [...]

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by Editorial Staff Thousands of reservists are ready to help the Armed Forces in emergency situations, such as wars or serious international crises. The Ministry of Defense's project to create an auxiliary state reserve, consisting of no more than ten thousand people, is almost nearing completion. This idea was proposed by another law in […]

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There are reasonable certainties in believing that in the relationship between the State and the Italian taxpayer, the person most penalized by the "damage" caused by the dishonorable conduct of the other is not the first, but the second. Considering a whole series of caveats, which will be highlighted later in this note, the thesis of the Research Office of [...]

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The CEO of Eni, Claudio Descalzi, and the President of the Board of Directors of KazMunayGas (KMG), Magzum Mirzagaliyev, signed today in Rome an agreement relating to the innovative 250 MW hybrid gas-renewable power plant project in the city of Zhanaozen, Mangystau region, Kazakhstan. The signing took place on the occasion of the official visit of the President [...]

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Although our industry in the strict sense contributes "only" 21 percent to the national GDP, between 2007 and 2022 the real added value of Italian manufacturing activity fell by 8,4 percent, in France by 4,4, 16,4 percent, while in Germany the change was positive and even equal to +XNUMX per [...]

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by Editorial Staff Fincantieri intends to intensify the production of frigates for the United States Navy through the use of robotic welders. The news comes from the United States, and the company's goal is to triple the productivity of its American construction sites thanks to automation. The Trieste company is currently engaged in the construction of the new class of Constellation frigates for [...]

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The Chamber of Deputies "fired" the Budget Law, with 200 votes in favour, 112 against and three abstentions. This second maneuver by the Meloni government, worth twenty-eight billion, focuses on three key pillars: the reduction of the tax wedge, the Irpef reform and aid to families. Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni welcomed [...]

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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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by Editorial Staff In the Chamber, a crucial vote took place yesterday regarding the authorization to ratify the ESM (European Stability Mechanism). The result was the rejection of the proposal, with 72 votes in favour, 184 against and 44 abstentions. There was, therefore, a deep division within the Chamber on a topic that Italy [...]

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by Editorial Staff Defense Minister Guido Crosetto, a few hours ago, spoke with his American counterpart Lloyd Austin. According to the indiscretion revealed by Repubblica he would have discussed the possible Italian participation in the multinational mission in the Red Sea, called Prosperity Guardian. The objective of the mission is to protect the stretch of sea from the Houti group which continues from Yemen [...]

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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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On the occasion of his mission to Ethiopia, the Minister of Education and Merit, Prof. Giuseppe Valditara, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ethiopian Minister of Education, Prof. Berhanu Nega, to strengthen and relaunch collaboration between systems of Italian and Ethiopian education. The Memorandum stated, in particular, that the partners will favor: It [...]

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Twenty-eight thousand sensitive targets in Italy, the terrorism alert remains very high, this is the message from the Minister of the Interior Matteo Piantedosi at yesterday's question time in the Chamber on the initiatives implemented to counter the risk of Islamic terrorist attacks and infiltrations in our Village. The international context, which the minister defined as difficult, is [...]

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ENIT at ILTM in Cannes presents an exclusive Italy of elegance, charm and lifestyle. By 2025, luxury tourism will grow more than any other type of tourism. Italy, the exclusive destination par excellence. This is one of the main results of the Enit study carried out by Unioncamere with the technical support of Isnart (October 2023). Beyond […]

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Yesterday an important meeting of the Tte, transport, telecommunications and energy Council was held where the various EU countries represented their positions on the nascent Ia act. Today the Commission, Parliament and Council could find a solution and draft the founding and guiding document for the development of AI at community level. The point […]

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In the third quarter of 2023, 97.145 new VAT numbers were opened, an increase of 2,8% compared to the corresponding period last year. This is what emerges from the update of the data of the Observatory on VAT numbers published by the Ministry of Economy and Finance, which shows that 49,2% of new openings are located in the North, [...]

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“The agreement with Albania on migrants can become a model of collaboration between EU countries and non-EU countries on the management of migratory flows” said Giorgia Meloni in an interview with Il Messaggero, while the Albanian politicians of opposition raise barricades. "It is an agreement that strengthens the strategic partnership between Italy and Albania and arises [...]

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The critical situation remains on the national road network due to the numerous storm phenomena that have caused flooding and landslides, causing slowdowns in vehicular flow, in some cases to the point of blocking traffic, with the closure of the affected arteries. In particular, the following critical issues are recorded: TUSCANY LIGURIA LOMBARDY VENETO SS 51 of Alemagna. The section closed […]

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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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The Israeli-Palestinian war reverberates in our societies, which have always been exposed because they are free, multiracial and multiethnic. The attack in France against a teacher who was barbarously beheaded at the hands of a Frenchman of Chechen origin shouting "allahu akbar" and the various bomb scares recorded in England and France (Louvre and palace of [...]

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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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(by Francesco Matera) At the international conference for the twentieth anniversary of the UN convention against organized crime, Alfredo Mantovano, Carlo Nordio and Matteo Piantedosi illustrated the plan to 34 foreign delegations. Also present were the German Interior Minister Nancy Faeser and the French Minister Gerard Darmanin with whom Italy signed an agreement for the establishment of a cabin [...]

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Bilateral meeting between the Minister of Justice, Carlo Nordio, and his Algerian counterpart, Abderrachid Tabi, on the sidelines of the International Conference in Palermo on the 20th anniversary of the UN Convention to combat organized crime. The two ministers had - within the framework of the excellent relations between the two countries - an exchange of notes, [...]

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The Internal Affairs Council will meet today in Brussels where the agenda could include the discussion of the so-called "external dimension of migration" and the situation on the island of Lampedusa. The EU Interior Ministers will then be busy discussing the memorandum of understanding between the European Union and Tunisia and the ten-point plan for [...]

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The exercise involving the Armed Forces of over 10 countries took place in Gioia del Colle. 35 years after the last time, next October our country will host the exercise which will see around 80 aircraft from over 10 countries redeployed at Gioia del Colle Airport, home of the 36th Fighter Wing of the Air Force Military It will be held from 2 […]

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Once a Sailor... Always a Sailor "The strength of the ANMI is represented by its generous and commendable capabilities present throughout the national territory, which corresponds to an extraordinary human energy which with professionalism, passion and great commitment concretely contributes to safeguarding, enrich and pass on, especially among the younger ones, the noble baggage of principles, values ​​[...]

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There are 2,2 million Italian families in energy poverty (PE). We are talking about 5 million people who in 2021 lived in unhealthy homes, poorly heated in winter, poorly cooled in summer, with poor lighting levels and with very limited use of the main white appliances [refrigerator, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, dryer, etc]. Family units […]

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(by Francesco Matera) Die Welt reported the news that Germany has written to the Italian government to temporarily interrupt the reception of migrants on its territory, more precisely it wrote clearly that the "voluntary solidarity mechanism is for the moment suspended, due to the strong migratory pressure towards the Federal Republic". […]

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The National President of the Associazione Arma Aeronautica – Aviatori d'Italia, General of the air force on leave Giulio Mainini, with regard to the very recent news that appeared in the press concerning the Ustica massacre, wanted to comment on the Association's institutional website today: "On behalf of the more than 30000 airmen belonging to our Association, I cannot fail to express [...]

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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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(by Francesco Matera) At the last Council of Ministers, Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni said that we need to “tighten the shirts, give clear signals to the traffickers and we need coordination between us in the activity of contrasting the illegal flows of migrants. Already at the end of this council of ministers, a meeting of the Interministerial Committee for Security is convened [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) The Italian Prime Minister, Giorgia Meloni has returned to Rome from her rest period in Puglia. Already on Monday the first post-summer council of ministers to discuss urgent measures, such as the migrant decree. But Meloni's attention is not only in Italy but also outside the borders where the war [...]

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Many close down and start working as employees. Young people, on the other hand, don't come any closer. The number of artisans present in Italy continues to decrease. Since 2012 they have fallen by almost 325 thousand units (-17,4 percent) and in the last 10 years only in 2021 the overall audience has increased, albeit slightly, [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) The anticipation of the Foglio on the alleged reform of our secret services was also discussed today by Il Giornale. The current information system for the security of the Republic was established with Law 124/2007, which had already reformed the national intelligence sector at the time (Prodi Government). Today in Italy operational intelligence is entrusted [...]

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(by Francesco Matera) The Italian premier Giorgia Meloni is still in Puglia for a rest period before tackling, already at the beginning of September, important and very hot dossiers concerning the urgent measures to be put in place to combat the cost of living. Skyrocketing fuel prices, minimum wage, justice reform, migrant emergency, new [...]

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In Milan (35.342 €), Monza-Brianza (31.984 €) and Bolzano (31.483 €) the realities most in the "red". The least ones are Agrigento (€10.302), Vibo Valentia (€9.993) and Enna (€9.631). As at 31 December 2022, the average amount of debt per household in Italy had risen to 22.710 euros. Overall, the stock of bank debt in [...]

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(by Francesco Matera) Sub-Saharan migrations are closely linked to the crisis in Niger following the coup d'état of last July 26th. The Italian government is very concerned because a war in Niger could inflame the Sahel by increasing the flow of migrants in an unpredictable and uncontrolled way. Niger is important because it occupies a [...]

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In 2022, total national pharmaceutical expenditure (public and private) amounted to 34,1 billion euros, an increase of 6,0% compared to 2021. More than 6 out of 10 citizens received at least one drug prescription, with a growth in per capita expenditure and consumption with increasing age. In particular, the population with […]

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With a quick passage in the Chamber and the favorable vote, the reform of the Italian tax system kicks off. Satisfaction of Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni: "Less taxes on families and businesses, a fairer and fairer taxman, more money in payroll and lower taxes for those who hire and invest in Italy, more [...]

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Saturday 5 August expected in black: awareness-raising activities on road safety, health assistance in collaboration with ANPAS and information on traffic in the main service areas of the network kick off The collaboration between Autostrade per l'Italia and the State Police to raise awareness among travelers continues on road safety and promote correct driving behaviour. […]

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At 05.09 this morning at the 31st Wing of Ciampino an Air Force Boeing 767 brought home the Italians who decided to leave Niger. The news was reported by the Ansa news agency. At the ladder of the aircraft to welcome the compatriots the Foreign Minister, Antonio Tajani who with squeezes [...]

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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 holiday is planned, no longer last minute: we are already thinking about September. Book 2 more rooms out of 10 compared to last year Tourism is experiencing a season of great recovery with travelers inclined to book in advance to the point of exceeding the 2019 trend. From the Enit survey commissioned to Isnart and Unioncamere to monitor the trend [ …]

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The Minister of Justice, Carlo Nordio, signed two bilateral agreements on judicial cooperation with the Minister of Public Security of Vietnam, General To Lam, this afternoon at the headquarters of the Ministry. The meeting took place as part of a series of institutional appointments of the head of public security of Vietnam in Italy. The two […]

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The Minister of Made in Italy Adolfo Urso, in a hearing at the Senaro: "The European Union depends almost exclusively on imports (critical rare materials ed) often concentrated in a small number of third countries both for extraction and for transformation and China alone currently guarantees 49%, that is half, of the total effective requirement [...]

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An important international relationship for 50 years Today the Undersecretary of State for Defense Matteo Perego of Cremnago spoke at the 4th Defense and Policy Dialogue (DPD) at the end of the 2nd Working Group on Defense Cooperation within the strategic partnership between Italy and Vietnam. After a greeting address, the Undersecretary highlighted the importance of [...]

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“Securing supplies of critical raw materials must be a priority for cooperation between European states”. This was stated by Roberto Cingolani, Leonardo's CEO, on the sidelines of the summit between France, Germany and Italy on critical raw materials Roberto Cingolani, Leonardo's CEO, expresses satisfaction with the proposal of the European Commission [...]

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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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84 percent of tourists will be international and 16 percent Italian. The minister of tourism Daniela Santanchè: “important signals from the data on the summer season. Tourism is a fundamental sector for the growth of the nation” Italian summer in great shape. According to Enit estimates on Data Appeal and Unwto data for the summer period, airport passengers [...]

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Overflights open with Bologna for the Centenary of the Air Force Emilia Romagna, on Thursday 8 June, will be the first regional capital to see the overflight of the National Acrobatic Patrol as part of the "AM thanks Italy" initiative. with which the Armed Forces wants to express its gratitude to all citizens for the support received in these [...]

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Strategies for food safety in Europe start from Bari On the occasion of World Food Safety Day, the Institute of Food Production Sciences of the National Research Council (ISPA CNR) is proud to present an important round table in Bari to discuss the strategies for food safety entitled: "FOOD SAFETY in [...]

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The center-right avalanches in the ballots: it wins in Tuscany, tears Ancona, a city governed for over 30 years by centre-left administrations, and also asserts itself in Brindisi. Ragusa wins a civic. The Democratic Party conquers only Vicenza and holds Trapani, so much so that [...]

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In the past they were often separated by more than a thousand kilometres, since the former was in the north and the latter in the south. Today the situation has not reversed, but it has changed compared to the past. The distance, for example, has shortened and is currently less than 500 kilometers, since the richest municipality in Italy, [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) Over the years, China has become the largest shipbuilder in the world, accounting for about 41% of global production, according to UNCTAD data (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development). Beijing is also the largest maritime trader in the world, with its port traffic accounting for 32% of traffic [...]

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Italy is still one of the most requested European destinations. It emerges from the 21st edition of the International Tourism Fair KITF 2023 in Almaty at the Atakent until April 21st. Kitf is the largest professional platform for tourism in Central Asia and the main event of Kazakhstan's tourism industry. It has obtained the UFI quality mark (Association […]

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The person responsible for the leak of hundreds of classified Pentagon documents may be a young racist gun enthusiast who worked at a military base and was trying to impress an Internet chat group with his revelations. The Washington Post interviewed a teenage member of the group, who described the man, denoted by […]

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Last Friday, the President of the Republic signed the decree law which kicks off the work of dreams, dreams made by almost all governments after the Second World War. The bridge over the Strait of Messina (3666 km) is a sumptuous 10 billion euro project that will open construction sites starting from July [...]

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The Global Combat Air Program's (GCAP) ISANKE & Integrated Sensing and Non-Kinetic Effects & Integrated Communications Systems (ICS) domain brings together defense electronics excellence from three nations. At the ongoing DSEI Japan exhibition in Tokyo, leading defense electronics companies from Japan, the United Kingdom and Italy announced […]

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(by Andrea Pinto) The defense chiefs of Great Britain and Italy will visit Japan this week to hold meetings with their local counterparts, Japanese defense minister Yasukazu Hamada said yesterday. A trilateral meeting with the British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace and the Minister of Defense is scheduled for Thursday [...]

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“Made in Italy stands out for its quality and our commitment is to hinge this added value on an integrated and sustainable production model. Today we have before us the virtuous example of Inalpi, which has activated the second pulverization tower and also plans to increase the number of employees. The ability to […]

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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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After the month dedicated to bread, the relaunch of Eataly continues with a month dedicated to cured meats and cheeses, the flagship of Made in Italy. During the month dedicated to bread, Eataly's market, catering and teaching recorded remarkable successes: around 18.000 kilos of bread sold every week and both […]

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From 8 to 10 March in Florence, over 800 training events planned. The Ministry of Education and Merit is present with a large exhibition space and 70 workshops, conferences and seminars. Valditara: "Innovation, research and a healthy environment, here is the School 4.0". More than 30 people expected Didacta Italia, […]

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Maurizio Molinari in La Repubblica launched the proposal, indeed the need to have a "National Security Council", like France, Germany, Great Britain and the USA. The current geopolitical situation requires quick responses. The proposal was implemented by the chairman of the Senate Foreign Affairs and Defense Commission, Stefania Craxi who put the [...]

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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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Plenitude, Eni's Benefit Company, and Simply Blue Group, Irish developer of blue economy projects, have signed an agreement for the joint development of a pipeline of new floating offshore wind projects in Italy. This collaboration brings together Plenitude's technical and financial capabilities and experience in the Italian energy market with the consolidated […]

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Yesterday Frontex, the European Border Surveillance Agency, published a new report according to which the number of "illegal" migrants who arrived in the European Union last year is the highest recorded since 2016. The most traveled route remains the Balkan one, but, especially in recent months, the landings on the Italian coasts of immigrants from [...]

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Yesterday, Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni and Economy Minister Giancarlo Giorgetti met with the commander of the Guardia di Finanza, General Giuseppe Zafarana and a Council of Ministers was convened to address the problem of fuel prices which, starting from the beginning of the year exceeded the psychological threshold of 2 euros per liter (in [...]

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SeaCorridor is born, the company with equal governance for the management of the assets involved in the transaction The purchase transaction by Snam of 49,9% of the equity investments held (directly and indirectly) by Eni in the companies that manage the two groups of international pipelines linking Algeria to Italy, in particular the onshore pipelines which […]

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The Prime Minister, Giorgia Meloni, met the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen at Palazzo Chigi. The meeting, which took place in the presence of the Minister for EU Affairs, Cohesion and Pnrr Raffaele Fitto, was an important opportunity for discussion in view of the extraordinary European Council of 9-10 February. During the meeting it was […]

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The Meloni government has not extended the discounts on excise duties and fuel has skyrocketed, exceeding the psychological threshold of two euros per liter with the price of diesel exceeding that of petrol. Palazzo Chigi speaks of real speculation by the oil companies because technically no new excise duties have been introduced. […]

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Lockheed Martin in a press release announced that it has signed, together with the F-35 Joint Program Office, the contract for the production and delivery of an additional 398 F-35s for a value of 30 billion dollars. The fifth generation aircraft, covered by the contract, will be destined for the United States to international partners and [...]

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"The Libya Observer" documents the meeting that took place on 29 December between officials of the interior of Rome and Tripoli. As the reformist writes, among the Libyan representatives there are not exactly recommendable elements that have been reported for some time by the UN and the International Criminal Court. The goal of the meeting is to stop departures from Libya by any means [...]

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This year in Italy we had 101.922 landings, about double that of 2021. According to the 2022 report by Caritas and the Migrant Foundation, 281 million people in the world are abandoning their lands (3,61 of the world population). The figure is growing compared to 2019, when there were 272 million migrants. The […]

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The first of the 18 helicopters was delivered in line with contractual commitments; with the AW169M LUH program of the Austrian Ministry of Defense opens a new era for national defense and emergency management capability. The options for an additional 18 helicopters were exercised as part of the Italy-Austria G2G initiative aimed at [...]

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We are preparing to close a record 2022. Despite the growth in inflation, the high energy price and the boom in raw material prices have created many problems for households and businesses, in the last 12 months (third quarter 2022 over third quarter 2021), Italian economic growth has been double to that registered by […]

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“In this delicate moment for Europe and in particular for Italy, we need to pay attention to how the Qatargate investigation is proceeding. You can't make any missteps. The Persian Gulf country has always been of considerable importance for gas reserves and a great partner of Italy" - the first statement by the President of FederPetroli Italia [...]

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Threats on social media to Giorgia Meloni and her daughter, collected in a post on Fdi's fb page, for policies, according to the haters, anti-social. The threats via social media to the prime minister are terrible and in some ways macabre: "We need her daughter's death". And again: "Be careful, it comes to you [...]

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In the past few days, two concomitant international events were held in Tel Aviv (Israel), reserved respectively for the heads of the police forces and for experts in technologies applied to security, which were attended by qualified delegations representing the national systems of law enforcement and public aid. On the first day, a meeting was held [...]

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Prime Minister Meloni asked his parliamentarians speed and seriousness to start the maneuver by the end of the year. In the meantime, the draft has received the stamp of the Accounting Department (there are financial coverages, ed) and the signature of the President of the Republic. The parliamentarians of the majority coalition repeat to reporters that with [...]

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Autostrade per l'Italia, Eni and Cassa Depositi e Prestiti today signed an agreement to develop joint initiatives for the energy transition of their businesses. The scope of the collaboration is that of sustainable mobility, in particular aimed at decarbonising the Italian motorway network. The agreement includes the development of new energy vectors for both […]

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During the G20 in Bali, the bilateral meeting between Meloni and Erdogan appeared very cordial, so much so that, as reported by the Agi, the agreement signed in 2018 between the Turkish defense companies Aselsan and Roketsan with Eurosam (consortium which includes Mbda Italy, Mbda France and Thales). At the basis of the agreement is the update of the […]

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The Director General of ABI Giovanni Sabatini and the Senior Deputy Director General, Gianfranco Torriero, took part today in the meeting convened by the Presidency of the Council and chaired by the Minister for European Affairs, the South and Cohesion Policies and the PNRR. During the meeting, the Director General Sabatini highlighted how the PNRR represents an opportunity [...]

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Report published on tax and social security contributions for January-September 2022 2022% compared to the same period of 54. The figure, contained in the Report prepared monthly by the Department [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Heartfelt, sumptuous, all heart and pride for Italy, so the speech of Prime Minister Meloni in front of the Chamber where there was a veiled emotion: before starting to speak for 70 uninterrupted minutes he said between the lines to his two deputies sitting next to him: "I'm dead ... !!". Drank a sip of water he [...]

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The new Italian premier, Giorgia Meloni, wastes no time and meets Emmanuel Macron on the terrace of the Gran Melià in Rome. In a note, Palazzo Chigi makes it known that it was a cordial and fruitful meeting, confirmed by Macron himself in a tweet: "As Europeans, as neighboring countries, as friendly peoples, with Italy we must continue all [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) Paolo Gentiloni at the Festa del Foglio in Florence highlighted the line to be followed by the new government on the Pnrr: "no to strategic changes, yes to justified adjustments (those referring to inflation ed), no to unjustified delays or generalized ". Gentiloni thanked Mario Draghi's government for the results achieved, not least [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) Turkey signed a new agreement with Libya a few days ago for the exploitation of gas and oil fields under concession that expels Italy and other international players from Libyan resources. After the 2019 agreement signed by Erdogan and the then president of the Libyan presidential council al Serraj, Turkey and [...]

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The Minister of Justice, Marta Cartabia, met her counterpart, Pilar Llop, today at the headquarters of the Spanish Ministry of Justice in Madrid. During the institutional meeting, the two ministers addressed some issues relating to the reforms that are being implemented in their respective countries to renew justice, as well as the main issues on the agenda [...]

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The premier in pectore has only one priority, the energy dossier, while on the whole ministers he calls for silence and prudence. An appeal launched to his closest collaborators. After another day of studying the various open chapters that affect the security of the country, in the evening, Meloni pointed out: "let's try to understand when it is [...]

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Twelve medals for the students of the Italian team Rich medal table for the Italian team at the XV International Earth Sciences Olympiad 2022 (IESO - International Earth Sciences Olympiad XNUMX): twelve the awards obtained by the students who represented our country . This edition of the competition, which took place [...]

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It is estimated that the Italian families at risk of energy poverty are about 4 million; therefore, over 9 million people find themselves in this difficult condition. This emerges from the elaboration carried out by the CGIA Studies Office on the latest available data of the OIPE 2020 Report. Alarming data, also because they are certainly underpowered, since they were estimated well before the shock [...]

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An agreement was finalized between the Ministry, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti and ABI for subsidized loans in favor of energy redevelopment, environmental sustainability and digital innovation for the structures of the sector. and digital innovation to make the sector more [...]

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ABI President Antonio Patuelli and Director General Giovanni Sabatini sent a letter to the Parliamentary Commissions and Parties in view of the upcoming parliamentary elections, to contribute to the programmatic reflections useful for the XNUMXth legislature of the Republic. The Italian Banking Association has in fact prepared the document "Banks for Italy" which summarizes, in a perspective [...]

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Even though the differences between the growth forecasts of the individual regions are minimal, the Northeast, in any case, is once again driving the country's economy. In fact, in 2022, the GDP of Veneto is destined to increase by 3,4 percent. No other Italian region is set to do better. Immediately after we see Lombardy with 3,3 and [...]

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Six out of ten indulge in a trip in August, it's safe with places near home, car trips, nature and the outdoors. Here are the top destinations for those who prefer to rediscover places already visited In the summer of 2022, Italians like a zero km holiday: they tend to go back to places already visited. In fact - according to [...]

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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 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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In the end Giorgia Meloni got it right: whoever gets the most votes will have the task of indicating the premier. The polls that see Fdi flying over 25% are could not be ignored by Silvio Berlusconi and Matteo Salvini who wisely, this time, have decided to team up to win, clearly, the elections and send [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) Italy and its government crisis in the dark worries the chancelleries of half the world. The United States and the European Union are watching the Italian situation very carefully after the latest events in the Chamber which, almost for certain, give rise to the early dissolution of the Chambers by President Mattarella who, without carrying out the [...]

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“We talk about themes, we bring concrete proposals. Isn't this the role of Parliament? Compact forward together with Giuseppe Conte, always on the side of the citizens ”. Paola Taverna, senator and deputy vice president of the M5s writes on Facebook. (by Francesco Matera) That of the Taverna one of the many expressions of the members of the Movement that represents the [...]

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In the Senate "we can only act consistently". And "we will not participate in the vote" of confidence on the aid. Giuseppe Conte told the parliamentarians of the 5-star Movement during a meeting last night. The M5s explained "their reasons", in particular on the extraordinary powers given to the Commissioner of Rome in view of the Jubilee. Powers [...]

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Jeff Bezos' giant, writes forbes.it, has announced that it will create 3 permanent jobs in Italy by the end of the year, bringing its total workforce from 14 employees in 2021 to over 17 in more than 50 locations Italian. Most likely, the Colleferro office, in the province of [...]

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Italian tourism has one of the best European performances. Tourist Italy gives positive signals. According to the survey commissioned by Enit on the trend in hospitality, summer looks promising despite international tensions. The forecasts of customer attendance in the structures for 2022 are quite in line with the pre-pandemic levels. "The debut of a summer that brings us back to [...]

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A war that seems to have no date for a truce, the surge in energy prices goes hand in hand with the increase in inflation and the reduction in interest rates proclaimed abruptly by the ECB, all elements that promise nothing. good for next autumn, close to the political elections of 2023. To reassure the [...]

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Faced with a daily request for gas by Eni of approximately 63 million cubic meters, Gazprom has announced that it will supply only 50% of what is requested. Eni itself announced the data which, in response to the requests made by the Italian company, Gazprom informed that it would deliver only 65% ​​[...]

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(by Paolo Giordani) The director of the “Kiev Post”, Bohdan Nahaylo, called the historic trip to the Ukrainian capital of French President Macron, German Chancellor Scholz and Italian Prime Minister Draghi “an expiation”. What did the leaders of the three major countries of the European Union have to "atone for", including the Romanian president Johannis? In the eyes of Ukrainians, the [...]

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The Minister of Justice, Marta Cartabia, met her counterpart, Pilar Llop, today at the headquarters of the Spanish Ministry of Justice in Madrid. During the institutional meeting, the two ministers addressed some issues relating to the reforms that are being implemented in their respective countries to renew justice, as well as the main issues on the agenda [...]

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The tour of the Italian premier, Mario Draghi in Israel started yesterday. After meeting with President Isaac Herzog, he will meet with Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and then continue towards Ramallah. At the center of the talks the energy question, security and bilateral cooperation. The ties between Italy and Israel in recent decades have [...]

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Perhaps the Italians have chosen the sea or the mountains, thus ignoring the important referendum appointment. Protest or superficiality? What is certain is that politics has received a further slap in the face from its constituents. The very low turnout cannot be read in the orientation on YES or NO, but only and only in the disaffection of Italians to issues considered [...]

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As part of the Italian Week in Albania, the 2022th anniversary of the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Italian and Albanian Ministry of the Interior on advice and assistance for 17 was organized today in Tirana, the European Youth Capital for 1997. the reorganization of the Albanian police force, signed on September XNUMX, XNUMX. Minister Luciana [...]

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The Russian newspaper Izvestia revealed Turkey's plan to resolve the Ukrainian wheat issue. It will be the Turkish navy to mine the Black Sea and then escort the Ukrainian ships in neutral waters. The goal is to free up almost 53 million [...]

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The main ones and still in force are just over forty and in this last three years (2020-2022) it is estimated that they will cost the State at least 113 billion euros (to be precise 112,7). We are talking about the bonuses introduced largely by the last two executives to deal with the negative economic effects caused by the pandemic and the war [...]

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Samantha Cristoforetti, connected by the International Space Station, announced the winning name of the “Space for ideas” competition. The name of the future Italian satellite constellation for Earth Observation will be “Iris”. This was announced today, directly from the International Space Station, by the Italian astronaut of ESA - European Space Agency, Samantha Cristoforetti, on the occasion of the first inflight [...]

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Innovation, sustainability and agritech at the center of the intervention. Innovation in agriculture, food security, resource production in compliance with food sustainability, Agriculture 4.0. These are the issues touched on today by the Minister of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies Stefano Patuanelli, during his speech at "Techagriculture meeting Italy-Israel: Agriculture meets innovation", underway in Naples [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Close to the new deadlines for gas payments to Moscow, the EU has probably found an interlocutory solution to the question of the payment in rubles of the precious hydrocarbon: community companies will be able to support the conditions of the Kremlin without violate sanctions. Paid the sum in euros or dollars, with a [...]

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“In Italy and in Europe, people want an end to these massacres, this violence, this butchery. People think what we can do to bring peace ”. "We must use every channel for peace, for a ceasefire and the start of credible negotiations". "What is happening in Ukraine has led [...]

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Serghei Lavrov the other evening on Rete4 during the transmission of the White Zone by Giuseppe Brindisi narrated the Moscow rhetoric on the war in Ukraine. Arousing the indignation of Israel and the world Jewish community when he said that Volodymyr Zelensky, a Jew, leads a country infested by Nazis, because "in my opinion Hitler also had origins [...]

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Corriere della Sera reported that the Moscow Defense Ministry announced that eleven Italian professional fighters would have died in combat on Ukrainian territory. Russia has labeled them as mercenaries, like the other 50 compatriots who would have joined the International Battalion under the orders of the state [...]

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Yesterday Italy aligned itself with its Western partners by expelling 30 Russian diplomats who worked at the Russian Embassy in Italy. Berlin expelled 40, while France and Spain, respectively 35 and 25. The other countries of Europe follow: Romania, Sweden, Slovenia and Denmark. The spokesperson for the Moscow Foreign Ministry, Maria [...]

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As part of bilateral cooperation with Turkey, a delegation from the PS Department led by the Director of the International Relations Service of the Office for Coordination and Planning of Police Forces took place in Ankara in recent days. Dr. Eufemia ESPOSITO, for the in-depth study of the cooperation initiatives to be developed in areas [...]

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(by Giuseppe Paccione) Now that Moscow has launched an aggressive attack on a sovereign and independent state like Ukraine, a member of the United Nations, a subject of international law and with an international personality, the international community has found itself unprepared to confront with the consequences of the most serious crisis of the security architecture in old Europe since [...]

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According to Interfax reports, Moscow warns that it has used "another hypersonic missile against Ukrainian military targets". While 'The Kyiv independence' accuses the Russian military forces of having transferred "thousands of Ukrainian civilians" to "camps" where their cell phones and documents are "checked" and then "deported to remote cities of Russia". But on Telegram, the authorities [...]

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A covert program run by the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), which began shortly after the Russian invasion of eastern Ukraine in 2014, is said to be helping Ukrainians repel the Russian military advance. According to Yahoo News, the CIA began training Ukrainian special forces personnel, starting in 2015, when the Kremlin took away Crimea [...]

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On Cusano Tv to 'The Entrepreneur and the Others', General Pasquale Preziosa, former Chief of Staff of the Air Force and today president of the Eurispes Security Observatory, treated the question of the war in Ukraine with disarming lucidity, giving a most studied version of the global situation. An analysis that differs from that written on [...]

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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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Since darkness fell in Kiev, the sirens have continued to be activated repeatedly, warning the population of possible Russian bombings. The bloody war continues, although a faint hope can be nurtured today with the meeting between the delegations from Kiev and Moscow scheduled on the border with Belarus. Belarusian President Lukashenko [...]

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"This war will last a long time" and "we must prepare": French President Emmanuel Macron said today during a visit to the Agricultural Fair. Macron has ensured that weapons will be sent to Zelesky while Biden has sent 350 million dollars. Meanwhile, the Russian para are trying to leave Kiev without light, but they were [...]

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The project, coordinated by AIFA and supported by the ISS, will allow the dissemination of good practices to prevent and mitigate the unavailability of medicines. A three-year plan to coordinate and harmonize the existing national systems against the shortage of medicines. It is the European "Joint Action" project which, with a budget of about 10 million euros, was born [...]

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The very latest on the crisis in the Donbass About 40 thousand refugees have fled the Donbass and arrived in the Russian region of Rostov. This was reported by the Interfax agency citing Alexander Chupriyan, interim minister for emergency situations. “More than 40 thousand people, who had to leave the neighboring regions, arrived in Russia. At this point […]

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The sixth summit between the European Union and the African Union ended yesterday in Brussels. “A summit characterized by the European need to return to being a protagonist and by Africa to emerge from the shadow of European paternalism. An attempt at rapprochement, however with chiaroscuro which, if not unraveled, risks pushing many African countries to seek alliances [...]

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The situation hangs by a thread, Moscow continues to move its troops to the eastern borders of Ukraine while Kremlin diplomacy is said to be working on a 10-page response to the US security proposal. Yesterday was the German Chancellor Scholz who facilitated dialogue between [...]

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Defense Minister Lorenzo Guerini, in a hearing in the Defense Committees of the Chamber and Senate, on 8 February last reported on the crisis in Ukraine: "Italy could send up to two thousand soldiers, but further activities will obviously be subjected to parliamentary confrontation," together with any further moments of discussion in relation to the evolution of the crisis ". To […]

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(by Andrea Pinto) The invasion of Georgia in 2008, the annexation of Crimea in 2014, the "peace" interventions in Nagorno-Karabakh in 2021 and in Kazakhstan in January of this year, the intervention in Syria in 2015 in support of Bashar Assad, in Libya in 2017 to protect Khalifa Haftar and the Wagner mercenaries scattered from Cyrenaica [...]

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While the CIA is almost certain, there will be an invasion on Wednesday, diplomacy is trying to avoid the irreparable. Unfortunately, from the conversation between the US and Russian presidents, Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin, there was not the hoped-for turning point, both have firmly reaffirmed their positions. Biden was peremptory: "in the event of an attack, the West [...]

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On the montiprenestini.info website we were struck by the story of a 17-year-old girl, Ginevra who lives in Artena, a small town in the province of Rome, suffering from a rare disease: “sacral radiculopathy with venous entrapment of the nerves at the sacral roots“. A rare and highly disabling disease which, to avoid the worst, needs to be [...]

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(Di Marinella Pacifico, member of the Senate Foreign Commission ”) Focusing exclusively on the military crisis in Ukraine is an exercise which, if not read with the right lens, risks stalemate in the heart of Europe. In the rest of the globe equally important games are being played, such as to determine the geopolitical assets for the spheres of [...]

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General Precious: "Africa, a bedrock of instability"

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Luckily the Tap is there. Remember an old proverb: "the mouse with only one hole lives little and badly". Thus the Tap gas pipeline, opposed some time ago by a part of Italian politics (M5S), is today perhaps the best initiative that our country could pursue, demonstrating unusual foresight. The Tap that [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) Last week, French Defense Minister Florence Parly said during a radio interview that France is not forced to maintain its military presence in Mali at all costs. Open sources say that the transalpine government's decision to withdraw from Mali could be taken as early as the next two weeks. [...]

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Even if the Pd, IV and Forza Italia pretend nothing has happened and make a square around Prime Minister Draghi for a new phase of the government of national unity, the aftermath of the divisions within the parties begin to make the whole castle creak. The center-right is no longer there and to say so is Giorgia Meloni who gives [...]

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Yesterday at 21.40 pm the presidents of the Chamber and Senate went up to the Quirinale to notify the President of the Republic of his re-election with 759 votes, a record, second only to President Pertini. Mattarella did not escape the unanimous request of the parties to accept a second mandate, after seven days of brawl to forget where, [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) The Italian government participates in NATO exercises with the military to mark the territory in the Baltic and oppose Moscow's ambitions on Ukraine, while industry, also the Italian one, winks at Putin. Yesterday over two hours of "face to face", in remote conference, between the Italian industrial elite and Vladimi Putin who [...]

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After the White House warning of the imminent dispatch of troops to Eastern Europe, the Ukrainian chief of staff called for calm. He was echoed by Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov who, in front of parliament, said: "There is no need to pack up, to date, there is no reason to believe [...]

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(by Francesco Matera) Silvio Berlusconi took a step back by withdrawing his candidacy, the Democratic Party got in the way of every proposal of the center-right thus making the game to elect the President of the Republic an increasingly tangled skein. Apparently the only solution that could be shared is to put on [...]

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The Gao Advanced Operations Base in Mali was hit by mortar fire from forces hostile to the French-led international coalition, which operates in the Sahel as part of Operation Barkhane. , there are no Italian injuries and the staff are safe. The soldiers of [...]

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Although the Government for this first quarter has disbursed a good 5,5 billion euros in aid to families and businesses to counter the high bills, the amount remains, unfortunately, completely insufficient to mitigate the additional costs that will have to suffer this year. domestic and non-domestic users. It is clear that much more needs to be done. In fact, compared to [...]

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Thus the Undersecretary of Health Pierpaolo Sileri: “Omicron will reach everyone, there is no escape. There is no doubt that by the end of 2022, unless another variant arrives, almost the entire population will have encountered this variant. Those who are vaccinated will be more protected and will probably have a lighter form ". Faced with the strong concern of [...]

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"After years of investment not only in economic resources but in the commitment to sensitize public opinion, politics and local communities, today, thanks to the words of the ministers Giancarlo Giorgetti (MISE) and Roberto Cingolani (MITE), we are beginning to see a opening up to the immense possibilities of exploiting Italian energy resources and our appeals become concrete. We are well [...]

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The convocation of Parliament in joint session for the election of the new Head of State will arrive tomorrow, January 4, by the President of the Chamber, Roberto Fico, considering that Sergio Mattarella took office on February 3, 2015. According to the article 85 of the Constitution, in fact, "thirty days before the term" of the seven-year term expires, "the president [...]

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Following 278.654 molecular and antigenic swabs carried out today, there are 61.046 new infections from Covid in the last 24 hours, yesterday they were 141.262. Even if this is a lower number than the daily figures of the tests carried out in the last few days - only yesterday 1.084.295 swabs were carried out - the rate [...]

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France and Germany will be protagonists in 2022, Paris will take over the presidency of the Community semester while Berlin will take over the presidency of the G7. There are many knots to be solved, from the pandemic to the climate emergency, from the strategic contrast with Russia and China to economic growth. Germany wants to make the G7 "forerunner of a climate neutral economy and a fair world", [...]

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There are 141.262 new infections from Covid in the last 24 hours. A figure that brings the number of people currently positive to the virus in Italy to over one million: 1.021.697. According to data from the Ministry of Health, the victims are 111, while yesterday there were 155. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the victims have been a total of 137.513. [...]

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The circular with updates on quarantine and isolation measures following the spread of the new Omicron variant has been published on the website of the Ministry of Health. No quarantine for asymptomatic subjects who have received the booster dose, or have completed the primary vaccination course in the previous 120 days, or have recovered from [...]

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Niger, Burkina Faso and Nigeria in 2013 celebrated the French troops after the arrival in the Saharan city of Timbuktu following the defeat of some jihadist groups. Today, almost ten years later, France has halved its contingent to 5000 men and is thinking of leaving the territory permanently due to the [...]

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On 17 December, on the occasion of the celebrations of the 63rd anniversary of the birth of the Federal Republic of Niger, President Mohamed Bazoum gave a long speech to the nation, highlighting the economic efforts to fight the pandemic and the scourge of terrorism. For the first time, Italy was counted among the contributing countries [...]

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The state of emergency has been extended until March 31, 2022, so, with another decree presented yesterday in the Council of Ministers, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi wants to keep the country safe from the grip of the pandemic. The new Omicron variant, although less dangerous but more contagious, requires governments not to be able to lower [...]

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Yesterday, the Russian state aviation authority - Rosaviatsia - reported that a Russian Aeroflot airliner flying from Tel Aviv to Moscow was forced to change altitude over the Black Sea because a NATO CL-600 reconnaissance plane flew crossed its route. The state airline said that [...]

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According to a report, released last Sunday by the Wall Street Journal, the Taliban managed to seize power in a very short time last summer, according to a well-studied plan that involved the use of a vast network of intelligence agents and agents sleepers located in the main Afghan cities. Such personnel, loyal to the Taliban, were wisely infiltrated [...]

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Agreement for the sale by Eni to Snam of 49,9% of the investments held by Eni in the companies active in the TTPC and TMPC gas pipelines for an amount of 385 million euros San Donato Milanese - 27 November 2021 - Eni and Snam have signed an agreement for the sale to Snam by Eni [...]

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French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi signed the Quirinale Treaty in the presence of the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella. An important signal for Europe, the two largest economies after that of Germany, will share large-scale projects by systematizing industrial, military, research and [...]

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(by Mario Galati) On the deck of the porti Cavour the day before yesterday were present the Chief of Staff of Defense, Admiral Giuseppe Cavo Dragone, the Chief of Staff of the Navy, Admiral Enrico Credendino, the Chief of Staff of the Aeronautics, Air Squad General Luca Goretti and the operational commanders of the Navy and Air Force. [...]

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The Quirinal Treaty comes to life with the signature that will be affixed next Thursday in Rome by Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and French President Emmanuel Macron. A full-bodied document consisting of a premise and eleven thematic chapters: Foreign, Defense, Europe, Migration, Justice, Economic development, Sustainability and ecological transition, Space, Education, training and [...]

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One hundred years ago the remains of a soldier, dating back to the First World War, were transferred to the Vittoriano in Rome, which has become for all the monument to the Unknown Soldier or Altare della Patria. The remains traveled on a special train, with five-minute stops at each station. The images of the time show people kneeling in thanksgiving [...]

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In the Update to the Def, the data is clear and very rosy, Italy is also growing in the third quarter of the year and GDP for 2021 can easily exceed the 6% threshold. Istat also confirms the good health of the Italian economy by certifying, between July and September, a + 2,6% compared to the previous three months. Our […]

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Airforcetime has published an article where it tells of a new capacity for the fifth generation F-35A aircraft, also in possession of our Air Force. The US Air Force has recently completed the flight tests necessary to allow the most advanced aircraft in the world to carry the B61-12 thermonuclear bomb. At the moment the airframe of the aircraft, [...]

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Yesterday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to his political supporters: “I have given orders to our Foreign Minister to do what must be done: these 10 ambassadors must be declared persona non grata, they must leave immediately. They will now know and understand Turkey. In fact, 10 countries have signed a public petition asking [...]

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The arrival in Venice of 60 Libyan teachers, who will begin the training activities in presence at the Ca 'Foscari University in conjunction with the opening of the week of the Italian language in the world, marks a step forward in the training activities foreseen by the Agreement signed in Tripoli in December 2020 as part of the strengthening of bilateral relations and in the light [...]

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Thus the leader of the League, Matteo Salvini on twitter after meeting the Prime Minister, Mario Draghi: “A very useful meeting: a loyal, frank and direct relationship solves every problem and finds solutions”. (by Massimiliano D'Elia) The expected face to face between Prime Minister Mario Draghi and the leader of the League, Matteo Salvini took place yesterday [...]

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For now only the obligation to the green pass to enter the workplace, and not to vaccination. The goal is to push the largest number of Italians to vaccinate to reach 80 percent of immunized at the end of October, about 44 million Italians with first and second dose inoculated. The new rules will enter [...]

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This week the next Council of Ministers will decide on a second decree that extends the obligation of the green pass in a more structured way, including all public employees. The conversion into law of this new decree must take place by 10 October next to allow citizens to be able to carry out as many vaccines as possible and be [...]

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On 11 September 2001, a date that changed the history of the West, 4 airliners carried out a sensational terrorist attack on the territory of the United States, this time the natural defense constituted by the immense expanse of water of the Atlantic Ocean not he defended what was considered a world superpower. Below we propose the testimony of an Italian, [...]

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There will be 15 million Italians who will vote between September and October for the administrative with the rules imposed by Covid. The Ansa reports the indications of the Interior Ministry and the Ministry of Health for conducting the vote in complete safety. The novelty is the obligation of the green pass for the members of the polling stations of the hospital constituencies [...]

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In the first two weekends of September, the biggest Interforze event held in a theme park Gazelles, steering wheels, historic cars, science labs, military vehicles, ship simulators, dog units, fanfares and athletes from sports groups all gather together in Cinecittà World, on 4th and 5th, 11th and 12th September 2021 with [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) A few hours ago the news broke, at least five rockets were launched against the Kabul airport but were intercepted by the American anti-missile system. There seem to be no casualties at the moment. Fox reports citing American defense sources. According to rumors, reported by other media, citing witnesses, the rockets were launched [...]

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The last flight of the Italian Air Force for the humanitarian airlift between Afghanistan and Italy landed at Fiumicino airport, carrying 110 people, including 58 Afghans. Also on board the ambassador Pontecorvo, the consul Claudi and the carabinieri of Tuscania. Pontecorvo explained that 120 thousand people were taken away from the town and, now that [...]

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The Pentagon told the press that in the past 24 hours, Americans have evacuated 19 people from Kabul airport. Five flights carrying 1.220 evacuees landed at Washington International Airport. "We are racing against the clock," said General Taylor, deputy chief of staff. For the BBC they rose to 82.300 [...]

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Summer break for parliamentary work on 6 August, it will be necessary to accelerate on the reform of the justice and on the measures to be implemented to open the school in complete safety in September. The confirmation of the presence in the classroom for next season directly from the Minister of Education Patrizio Bianchi and the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella who on [...]

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It is the second night of curfew, Tunisians are reliving the days of the revolution of ten years ago when they took to the streets to rebel and try to solve the atavistic problems that have always gripped the country, from high unemployment to the degradation of public infrastructures. Problems that, apparently, have never been addressed [...]

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Apparently there is calm in Libya, everyone is waiting for the first move with the "probable" year-end elections on the horizon. The format of the presidential or parliamentary elections has not yet been decided? Then there is the problem of the mercenaries present in the field who do not intend to leave, on the contrary they continue in their activities as tutors of the various militias [...]

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Someone has already said that this is a real waltz of the benches, as far as the 2021-2022 Serie A football championship is concerned. In fact, it has been a long time since all these innovations had occurred from one season to another, including almost all those of the top clubs involved in the fight for the top [...]

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Ready to sign the new statute of the Movement, this is how Vito Crimi announced the rapprochement between Beppe Grillo and Giuseppe Conte. After the long Sunday of telephone calls and remote meetings, finally the signing of the general agreement and the joint declaration: because a clear leadership of the M5S is essential for the democratic stability of the country. [...]

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The Italian Foreign Minister, Luigi Di Maio would be in the crosshairs of ISIS, after having co-chaired the ministerial meeting of the anti-Daesh coalition in Rome with the American Secretary of State Antony Blinken. The ISIS weekly al Naba published a few days ago an article about threats against Italy and the Foreign Minister, in which [...]

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(by Francesco Matera) A dream that can become reality for the Italian national team, the European final is really one step away, Spain is the last obstacle. What we have seen is a beautiful and strong national team who know how to play good football and suffer at the same time, showing everyone that they are a team. He knows how to verticalize [...]

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Exactly two, this is how the 5 Star Movement appears after the differences between Giuseppe Conte and Beppe Grillo. The count then begins to be counted among the parliamentarians in office to assess the extent of the split and the possible repercussions on the holding of the government majority, which all however ensure to be firmly established. There would be a hundred between ladies and senators [...]

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(by John Blackeye) The news that the Vatican has presented an Official Note to the Italian Government highlighting that the eventual approval of the Zan-Scalfarotto bill would introduce rules that are in contrast with the Concordat signed by the then President of the Craxi Council with the Holy See. So much uproar, so much noise, so many [...]

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The presence of the Traffic Police within ROADPOL, the European Roads Policing Network, is increasingly strong and the cooperation between the Italian and Slovenian Traffic Police is steadily growing. ROADPOL is a cooperation network between the Traffic Police, born under the aegis of the European Union, to which all the Member States and also Switzerland adhere, [...]

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The English Finacial Times dedicates an article to Mario Draghi and to Italy, seen by many Italian and foreign observers as a new reality capable of favoring and attracting multilateralism. Italy will chair the next G20 in Venice, a forum where high-income countries join together with major emerging economic powers such as [...]

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Global plan for the prevention of future pandemics, a plan on infrastructures for low-income countries, these are just two of the main cornerstones of the strategy launched by the G7 countries to establish itself in the world trying to counter, as far as possible, the initiative of the New Chinese Silk Road. To support the new policy [...]

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(by Mario Galati) In this month the bill S n. 650. on “Reorganization of the heads of the Ministry of Defense and related structures. Delegations to the Government for the revision of the operational model of the Armed Forces, in relation to the personnel of the Armed Forces, as well as for [...]

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With the new Sostegni decree, which will hopefully be approved by next week, the Draghi government should provide 18 billion non-repayable contributions to companies and VAT numbers in economic difficulty. This amount will be added to the 27 billion in subsidies paid to businesses up to now in these 14 months [...]

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The dangerous fugitive of 'Ndrangheta Giuseppe ROMEO, born in 1986, escorted by staff of the International Police Cooperation Service (SCIP) of the Central Directorate of the Criminal Police of the Department of Public Security returned yesterday from Spain at the Rome Fiumicino airport. The dangerous criminal from San Luca (RC) was arrested in [...]

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In La Stampa Domenico Quirico explains without mincing words the quagmire of the Sahel, an area of ​​the world where the regular armies have failed and where the terrorist militias have a greater hold on the local people, a bit like what happened in Afghanistan after almost 20 years of war. useless, considering the results left on the field [...]

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This week the CDM is expected to receive the 40 billion bis decree. Additional non-repayable contributions, 14 billion, will be provided for companies affected by the Covid crisis (those that have lost more than 30 percent), as well as guarantees on liquidity and incentives for restarting. There will also be new shopping vouchers and [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) Yesterday the official status, the Italian naval attaché at the embassy in Moscow is no longer a welcome person. Thus, today the captain of the vessel, Curzio Pacifici will have to repatriate. The Farnesina's reaction was immediate: “deep regret is expressed for the unilateral decision of the Kremlin”. Our officer unlike the two Russian officials Dmitri Ostroukhov and Aleksey [...]

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EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and High Representative Josep Borrell sent a jointly signed letter dated 21 April to the 27 EU heads of state and government. Attached to the letter was the report for the European Council which highlights the authoritarian turn of Beijing: "EU and [...]

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after days of silence, during a public meeting at the Ankara library, in front of an audience of young people, called the Italian Prime Minister, Mario Draghi, who days ago called him a "rude" "dictator". Erdogan also removed another pebble from his shoe: [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) The game played on the chessboard between Italy and Turkey marked a new move by Istambul, a kind of checkmate. Today the entire Libyan government that has just taken office will go to Turkey. President Abdul Hamid Mohammed Dbeibah will lead a delegation of 13 ministers, including the Army Chief of Staff [...]

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(by Francesco Matera) Palazzo Chigi in these hours is on hot coals between the bubbling square and a vaccination plan that is struggling to start as desired with 600 thousand inoculated doses per day. A strong and credible response to the country is urgently needed which, apparently, will be given at the next CDM scheduled for mid-next [...]

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“We have great confidence in Italian diplomacy and in the new unified government of Libya, led by Prime Minister Abdel Hamid al Dabaiba. The visit of the Italian Prime Minister, Mario Draghi, who chose Libya for his first mission abroad since taking office, confirms the strategic importance and the deep bonds of friendship that bind [...]

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Between economic bonuses, layoffs, hiring / investments in health care, suspension and tax cuts, refreshments, subsidies, grants, etc., last year every Italian citizen hypothetically received 1.979 euros from the state to deal with the negative effects caused by the pandemic, against an average of Eurozone countries which is estimated at 2.518 euros per capita [...]

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Yesterday Mario Draghi spoke to the Italians with 7 minutes of video: “I do not want to promise anything that is not really achievable, in these days we are facing a new worsening of the health emergency. Our task is to safeguard the lives of Italians by every means and allow a return as soon as possible [...]

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A provocation, the one launched by the CGIA Studies Office, which rests on the particularly significant economic dimension of two phenomena deeply felt by public opinion. Although both are not comparable from a strictly statistical point of view, we can still say with good approximation that the 'tax evasion and social security contributions present in our country - equal, according to the data of the Ministry [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Who would have thought, vaccines used as a strategic weapon at a global level. China distributes them for free in Africa and Latin American countries while the United States decides how, in what quantities to produce them and to whom to distribute them. The only one left behind without a "vision" is Europe, stranded within its own [...]

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The advisor to the Minister of Health, Walter Ricciardi, immediately gave the first grain to the new Draghi government: "It is urgent to immediately change the strategy to combat SarsCov2: an immediate total lockdown throughout Italy is needed, which also includes closure of schools without prejudice to essential activities, but of limited duration. Neither […]

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Viability Italy continues to follow the evolution of adverse weather phenomena that have affected a large part of the country in various ways. There were few repercussions on traffic and were concentrated above all in the Apennine, Tuscan-Emilian and Umbrian-Marche stretches and in the central-southern regions. WEATHER FORECAST According to the weather scenario developed by the Department of Civil Protection, to which [...]

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On the day of the oath in Europe, Draghi is called Super Mario, the man who at the helm of the European Central Bank saved the single currency and who is now preparing to save his country. "His experience will be an extraordinary resource not only for Italy, but for all of Europe, especially in such a difficult time", [...]

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(by John Blackeye) It seemed to me a comment made on the streets of Rome, last night, by a thug who knows very little about economics and politics but who is probably struggling to make ends meet to put together lunch and dinner. . Looking at his companion in misfortune he solomonically said: "..to [...]

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Austere, serious and determined, this is how Mario Draghi appeared after dissolving the reserve with President Mattarella. After an hour of conversation with the Head of State he read his team: 23 ministers, 15 men and 8 women while the undersecretary to the Prime Minister will be Roberto Garofalo. Eight are the super technicians [...]

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The prime minister in charge Mario Draghi has finished the first round of consultations, today and tomorrow a second very fast lap and then he will go up to Colle to present the team of new ministers. We do not want to leave any initiative to the parties, the team will be decided by Mario Draghi and President Mattarella. It is either [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Tonight the explorer, the president of the Chamber Giuseppe Fico will go up to the Hill to give the verdict of the grueling negotiation still underway in these hours. The 5 Stars are perched on their positions, they are afraid of internal splits. The return of Renzi to the Mes Sanitary and the [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) The polls commissioned by the Presidency of the Council see Prime Minister Conte at the top of the rankings, before Draghi, a propaganda way to defuse any reference to the former governor of the ECB. The survey was published by Il Fatto Quotidiano raising many doubts about the advisability of using the funds of the Presidency of the Council for [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) President Mattarella threw the last card, asked the President of the Chamber Roberto Fico, to test the majority in Parliament in support of the outgoing premier Giuseppe Conte, trying to include the honorable members of the game. Iv. An address that therefore provides for an interview with those of Italia Viva who [...]

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Giuseppe Conte: “Now is the moment of truth. With the consultations, at the Quirinale, there will finally be a clarification, everything will come out, it will come out if, as Iv says, there are no problems with the names ”. (by Massimiliano D'Elia) They made the "package" to Giuseppe Conte. Resign, we support you for a Count ter, the words [...]

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(by Francesco Matera) Count to his followers: "Trust me". On the surface it looks like the Contiana Caporetto, but the Apulian lawyer is sure he has the ace up his sleeve. First of all, Corsera reveals, he will try to ask for an extension of the presentation of Minister Bonafede's report on justice by one day on Thursday. The "dead line" of the Conte government [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia). It seems political fiction but perhaps one day events will prove me right. Original sin comes from afar, ever since it was decided to form Count 2. How to ally with those of the M5S? "With them never", thundered Zingaretti from the boxes during the pre-Covid electoral rallies. After Papeete, the alliance was taking shape more and more, [...]

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(by Francesco Matera) Disappointment, this is proved by the President of the Republic Mattarella, after noting that the government crisis is anything but "frozen" as he would have liked. Today at 21.30 the CDM, after which anything could happen. Renzi has made it clear that he will honor the request of the Head of State to approve the Recovery Plan but immediately [...]

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“All the contributions from the various political forces have served to improve the current working draft of the Recovery Plan. We have not been able to accommodate all the requests of each political force, we must always take into account the overall balance. But each force can recognize the impact of its own proposals in the new draft and appreciate the significant progress made ". It [...]

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Matteo Renzi through the page of Iv, answers the questions that are addressed to him in these days by the press, friends and colleagues. But does it seem appropriate to talk about politics in the midst of all the chaos of the pandemic? “Politics is needed precisely because there is chaos. The idea that in times of difficulty, politics goes [...]

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(by Francesco Matera) A country in full health emergency with a vaccination plan that goes as slow as a snail, last night 109 thousand vaccinated after a week, 150 thousand vaccines a day travel to Israel. Faced with such a demonstration of inefficiency, the Lombardy Health Councilor, perhaps in a moment of sensory blackout, [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) With the start of vaccination campaigns around the world, the military sector is in a hurry to make its men immune from the virus. The US, Russia and China have already started mass vaccination of their military before other categories of the population to show that the priority is to maintain [...]

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In the face of a fall that in 2020 would seem to amount to 9,9 percent, in 2021, however, GDP should return to growth by 4,1 percent. Translating these data into absolute and nominal values, it emerges that in 2020 the crisis would have burned 156 billion euros of wealth in the country. During this year, however, [...]

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(by Francesco Matera) An executive of IV, writes the Ansa, took a picture of the current Italian political situation: "Conte wants to stay at Conte bis, Renzi wants to replace Conte, the Democratic Party would support Conte ter". The solution, the manager specifies, is the birth of a new Conte government, with a greater presence of parties perhaps with two deputy premieres [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Matteo Renzi does not let go, on Christmas Eve we thought that everything was back in the right direction, but no, the resentments are too many and not only from the leader of IV. They do not show it but the "lonely" Count the "Sun King" does not really like anyone, both inside [...]

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After over two million infected and almost 72 thousand deaths, Vax Day finally arrives in Italy: starting today, the first 9.750 doses of the anti-Covid drug will be administered to health workers, staff and guests of the RSA. The vials of the vaccine arrived at the Spallanzani hospital in Rome after a journey that began on the eve of [...]

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Italy and Switzerland signed today in Rome a new agreement on the taxation of frontier workers and a Protocol amending the Convention to avoid double taxation. The new agreement will replace the one currently in force, dating back to 1974, will significantly improve the current system of taxation of cross-border commuters and will help maintain good bilateral relations […]

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(by Andrea Pinto) Last night around 19 pm Matteo Renzi met with Giuseppe Conte, only half an hour, just the time for the pleasantries because Matteo Renzi had already sent his requests to Palazzo Chigi through a letter published entirely on his profile fb. From Recovery to Mes, the five-page letter [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Last night at Palazzo Chigi real consultations. The M5S was presented with Vito Crimi, Alfonso Bonafede, Luigi Di Maio and Stefano Patuanelli. Nobody wanted to talk about the reshuffle. On Facebook, Di Maio: “Talking about armchairs in the face of a crisis like the one we are experiencing is surreal. We asked for respect [...]

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Railway connections between Italy and Switzerland confirmed: this is the outcome of today's meeting between the Minister of Infrastructure and Transport, Paola De Micheli, and her counterpart and current president of the Swiss Confederation, Simonetta Sommaruga. During the phone call, there was ample agreement on the need to ensure continuity of passenger transport [...]

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(by Mauro Nicastri, President of AIDR) In a recent interview, released to a national newspaper, the Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte clarified that in the projects that will be financed by the Recovery Fund <

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The Recovery Fund chapter promises to be difficult and not easy and short to solve due to the crossed vetoes of Hungary, Holland and Poland. To the rescue, the ECB could buy government bonds until mid-2022. La Stampa reports the rumors gathered by Bloomberg according to which the next meeting of the ECB's Governing Council, [...]

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(by Francesco Matera) A sort of earthquake is shaking the M5S from the inside, four MEPs have announced their farewell, Ignazio Corrao, Eleonora Evi, Rosa d'Amato and Piernicola Pedicini, would belong to Alessandro Di Battista's current. The four former grillini argue that “the air inside the Movement has become unbreathable and the internal spaces of confrontation completely eliminated. [...]

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Bellanova: “Positive confrontation with Minister Vuckovic. Ready to share the best practice in the field of fruit and vegetables. Common points about labeling ”“ It was a fruitful dialogue. Common, important Mediterranean sensitivities emerged, for example on the enhancement of the quality of our agri-food productions ": this is how Minister Teresa Bellanova during the Intergovernmental Committee for Italy [...]

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Four Italian schools protagonists of the Third World Congress of Transdisciplinarity in virtual mode In the first week that sees Italy as the protagonist in the context of the Third World Congress of Transdisciplinarity, four Italian UNESCO ASPnet schools participate for our country: two of the first cycle and two of the second, distributed throughout the country. The Congress, organized [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Air of reshuffle? This time it seems that Prime Minister Conte is also convinced. To reveal an indiscretion is the Republic that tells the visit of Matteo Renzi to Palazzo Chigi. He would have been there for at least twice in the past month. At the center of the talks is the relationship to be undertaken with the new president [...]

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The German navy, part of the naval device of Eunavfor Med's Irini mission, was forced to abandon the intervention on a Turkish merchant ship, suspected of transporting weapons to Libya. Strong were the objections raised by Ankara which contribute to increasingly tilt the already fragile relations between Turkey and the European Union. (of […]

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The ECOFIN Council approved the Action Plan for an integrated Union policy on the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing which provides for the establishment of a European supervisory authority which will have direct intervention powers, but it may also take the place of national authorities in clearly defined and exceptional situations The Council [...]

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SVIMEZ RESEARCH ON THE NUMBER OF SOUTH WORKERS. THERE ARE 45 THOUSAND WORKERS OF THE LARGE COMPANIES IN SOUTHWORKING. COMPANIES ASK FOR INCENTIVES AND IRAP REDUCTION. BIANCHI (GENERAL MANAGER), AN OPPORTUNITY TO ATTRACT TALENTS TO THE SOUTH AND STOP THE ESCAPE BUT SERVICES ARE NEEDED Forty-five thousand employees have been working in smart working from the South for large companies since the beginning of the pandemic [...]

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"From Monday we will experience five thousand do-it-yourself tests", the announcement of the president of Veneto Luca Zaia. If the experimentation were to give the desired results, it would be a real revolution in the fight against the spread of coronavirus. It will be possible to avoid the queues at the ASL and at the same time have immediate answers on the epidemiological trend in [...]

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The Mestre CGIA announces that of the 12 billion euros made available by the Conte government to allow the ASL, the Regions and the local authorities to pay trade payables due by 31 December 2019, only just over 2 billion have been requested from these public entities to the Cassa Depositi [...]

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Prime Minister Conte, on the strength of data that show almost stable data at the moment, will not impose new national restrictions leaving full discretion to the various governors. Arcuri will officially take care of the operational plan for the distribution and storage of the German-American vaccine arriving in Italy as early as January 2021. (by Andrea Pinto) The contagion curve for [...]

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COVID-19 and the effects on companies over 50 employees: 87% suffered a reduction in turnover. 42% need to digitize to restart.

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Due to Covid, this year every Italian will lose on average almost 2.500 euros (precisely 2.484), with peaks of 3.456 euros in Florence, 3.603 euros in Bologna, 3.645 in Modena, 4.058 in Bolzano and even 5.575 euros in Milan. To estimate the contraction of the added value per inhabitant at the provincial level, he thought about it [...]

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"Italia Viva will be decisive for the legislative pact", so Matteo Renzi after the 4-way meeting (Nicola Zingaretti, Vito Crimi, Matteo Renzi and Roberto Speranza) with Giuseppe Conte. Renzi underlines the importance of dialogue with the opposition and insists that within a month the two ad hoc tables on the 2023 agenda, decided at the summit, must [...]

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The Parliamentary Committee for the Security of the Republic, chaired by the Honorable Raffaele Volpi (Lega) has decided to request hearings by the Minister of the Interior and the Chief of Police on specific issues concerning the events in the streets that are taking place and on the matter of the Tunisian citizen who passed through Italy then carried out the bloody attack [...]

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The confrontation between the government and the regions continues, waiting for the next Dpcm to be issued. There are many hypotheses in the field, many of which have already leaked late yesterday. The most discussed point is the lockdown, the government is considering the hypothesis of targeted red zones in the areas where the virus circulates the most, the [...]

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The battle continues to the sound of communications between Conte and exponents of Italia Viva, the Dpcm does not really go down to Matteo Renzi who proposes to review him in the points concerning closing times to the detriment of restaurants, bars and pubs. Conte is lapidary: “The Dpcm is that”. (by Francesco Matera) To Giuseppe Conte [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) By now we are used to the Sunday evening Dpcm, this time the Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte signed the 22nd Dpcm since the pandemic emergency began in the early hours of Sunday close to Saturday night. One point remains firm, "no general lockdown", a measure that many scientists have invoked but that the premier does not [...]

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ENIT announces real-time monitoring from 28 foreign offices. Real-time updates on movements, travel possibilities and rules to follow. Enit, which has already been supporting the tourism supply chain since the first lockdown with newsletters on the progress of the sector, is now also photographing the international situation thanks to the Agency's 28 offices around the world, presidia [...]

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(by Francesco Matera) The Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte does not want to hear about General Lockdown. There is much concern for the country's economy that it cannot go ahead with welfare measures. It is no coincidence that Conte, during last night's speech, said that the measures to support income do not [...]

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The use of the Rimini airport by the Republic of San Marino and the inter-regional road links with Emilia Romagna and the Marche are the topics at the center of the bilateral meeting held at the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport between the Minister Paola De Micheli, the San Marino Secretary of State for Finance with delegation [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Yesterday alone, 400 cases of Coronavirus positives were discovered in Rome. Endless queues to be tested at the hospitals of the capital. To intervene, hopefully in time, the provincial committee for public order and safety, which also met yesterday in the Prefecture in Rome. The meeting was attended by [...]

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On Saturday there was a new leap in infections in Italy. In the past 24 hours, positives have increased by 5.724, with 29 deaths. The experts of the Technical-Scientific Committee and the Minister of Health Roberto Speranza will meet this afternoon in an urgent meeting. The situation and the possibility of adopting new measures will be assessed [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Do you want to get the bonus reserved for self-employed workers and VAT numbers provided for by the Cura Italia and Relaunch decrees? Simple, just access the Inps site, receive the device pin if you do not have the SPID and the "game" is done because by diligently checking the various possibilities, with a simple final self-certification, the money [...]

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In the second part of this day with a red dot for departures to holiday resorts, traffic is decreasing without particular problems. The limitation to the circulation of commercial vehicles with a total mass at full load exceeding 7,5t, is still in force until 22.00, while vehicles are allowed to circulate [...]

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The Einaudi Foundation has asked the Government to declassify the acts of the Scientific Technical Committee (CTS), those that prompted the executive to launch, last March, various dpcm to gradually impose a complete "lockdown" on Italy . In early March, the CTS advised dividing Italy in two with more stringent measures [...]

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Viabilità Italia is active for the monitoring of vehicular traffic on this first Sunday of August marked with a red dot. A traffic ban is in place for commercial vehicles with a total mass with full load exceeding 7,5t, until 22.00pm today. At the moment there is an intensification of traffic towards the main [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Every day there is a real assault on our coasts. 350 arrived tonight with the famous ghost boats, another 85 were rescued by the Coast Guard in waters not under Italian jurisdiction, in the deafening silence of Malta, Libya and France who ignored the distress calls, [...]

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Compared to the same period in 2019, landings have tripled reaching the figure of 12.228 of which only in July 5.278, a third equal to 4354 are Tunisians. (by Massimiliano D'ELIA) Tunisia is suffering from a serious economic crisis because it can no longer take advantage of tourism revenues due to the effects of the pandemic [...]

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In a press release, the Treasury, following alleged news in some media regarding the State Budget, specifies that the trend in cash and the forecast of future balances are completely in line with the expectations contained in the financial documents public. The consolidated data relating to the liquidity available for [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Having reached the agreement on the Recovery Fund between the 27, however, the uncertainty remains about the disbursement and the checks that can be made in the future. Will this money really help the development of individual applicant countries? Will we be able to use them in a virtuous way so as not to further burden the next generations? Reading the front pages of the newspapers [...]

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(by Fulvio Oscar Benussi member of AIDR) Defensive teaching "can be attributed part of the responsibility to the scarce diffusion of digital skills: the results of international comparisons show that the backwardness in the diffusion of digital skills among the population has essentially remained stationary since 2015. National research shows that a certain hostility is widespread among teachers [...]

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European leaders reached the historic agreement on the Recovery Fund and the EU Budget 2021-2027 at the end of a record negotiation that lasted four days and four nights. This is the longest summit in the history of the European Union. The Recovery Fund has an endowment of 750 billion euros, of which 390 billion in "grants", [...]

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So Giuseppe Conte yesterday after the second round in Brussels. "Italy has decided to undertake, on its own initiative, a path of reforms that will allow it to run but will demand a serious common fiscal policy, in order to tackle trade surplus and tax dumping once and for all, to compete on equal terms" . "With Rutte I have a [...]

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"Nothing is unshakable in life, let's see tomorrow". So Giuseppe Conte to the reporters in front of the hotel just after midnight. The "Dutch vetoes" and the resistance led to the black smoke in the first day of work of the extraordinary European council which is entrusted with the difficult negotiation on the 'Next generation EU'. https://www.facebook.com/GiuseppeConte64/videos/597209300981019/UzpfSTE1ODA0Mjg3MTUzMTUyODI6MzQwMzE1MzUwOTcwOTQ1MQ/ "We still have to work because [...]

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In the next few days, the landings in Italy will intensify and the Government is running for cover, boats and barracks will be able to be requisitioned to welcome irregular migrants to allow them to spend the quarantine period. Health checks will continue and those to ensure safety in these new environments with the aim of avoiding social tensions with [...]

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The measure should arrive in the Senate in the coming days, but the executive forces do not have a common line on the issue. According to what has been learned, today at lunchtime the group meetings of Pd, Leu and M5S will be held to understand how to deal with the vote in the classroom. And in fact the Libya chapter to create [...]

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From today, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will begin his European tour, visiting Lisbon and Madrid, in view of the next Council in Brussels on 17 July. At that time Conte will have to prove that Italy is serious, will have to present a first draft of the Italian plan for the Recovery Fund. But to move what [...]

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From today for 15 countries, where the contagion curve is very low, there is freedom of movement across the border without having to observe the 14-day quarantine. Italy has decided to opt for the line of prudence. In the list of non-Shenghen countries that will have to observe the quarantine period there is also Japan [...]

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(by Francesco Matera) The month of July seems like a "black Friday", a festival of "bonuses", there are many subsidies that the government will give to Italians without a logical sense, without a plan, without making the billions that they will thus be dispersed in a couple of months in the face of an agonizing economy, in "therapy [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) The General States of Giuseppe Conte are coming to an end, a kermesse, whose “core” not everyone has understood. We discussed the general lines of a plan whose foundations, financial resources, are not yet known and sure given that in Europe the discussion, on the various forms of appropriations made [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Italy out of the G7? No longer a bugbear but perhaps a sad reality. The news was revealed yesterday by Luigi Bisignani in La Stampa, which highlights the existence of a "strictly confidential" note that runs among the representatives of the Italian desk of the ECB. The document describes the Italian economic situation [...]

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On 12 June 1999, the first NATO forces entered Kosovo on a UN mandate at the end of the Alliance air campaign that had put an end to the bloody inter-ethnic conflict between Kosovars and Serbs. For having contributed uninterruptedly for 21 years to the security and freedom of movement of all citizens of Kosovo, respecting [...]

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(by Marco Zacchera) Having reopened the cages, I had to run around Italy for a week and I found it sadder, scared, uncertain. We can also laugh about it: there are those who keep their masks and those who do not, those who are afraid and those who are bold but - above all - there is no hotel, restaurant, [...]

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The Council of Ministers yesterday, late in the evening, approved the draft law: “Measures for the support and enhancement of the family”. The Minister of the Family Elena Bonetti of Italia Viva was enthusiastic and commented: "It is a historic moment for our country, for the first time we invest in humanity, for [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) They want to fight the bureaucracy, instead, they are bureaucrats inside and they invent junipers and administrative artifices to demoralize citizens and induce them not to access the bonuses ventilated by the four winds in unified network rallies. Reading the draft laws and then seeing what happens in real life it seems [...]

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The onset of a summer conditioned by the virus has motivated even more travelers who do not seem willing to give up their holidays thanks to the opening of the regional borders and the resumption of some internal and international flights. Italy is not frightening and on the contrary it is considered as a covid-free country, hyper monitored and reassuring according to the monitoring [...]

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(by Marco Zacchera) In recent days, the new president of Confindustria Carlo Bonomi has released several interviews. Since it is rare to read such clear, authoritative and precise words, I publish in full an excerpt from the one published by "Repubblica". Bonomi is not right because he is the new boss of industrialists, but because he supports sensible and good things [...]

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The Parliamentary Committee for the safety of the Republic - Copasir - as part of the cycle of hearings on the insurance banking system heard from AISE, Banca d'Italia, Ivass, Ubi Banca, Mediobanca, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti. The Unicredit hearing is scheduled for Thursday. In the context of Copasir's competences relating to security and national interest, there is progressively [...]

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Thus the president of Fratelli d'Italia, Giorgia Meloni, on her Facebook profile: “The Italian Parliament opens its doors to the propaganda of Islamic fundamentalism in Italy. A bilateral agreement with Qatar was ratified yesterday which allows the fundamentalist emirate to finance universities, scholarships, cultural activities, student exchanges and the teaching of the Arabic language in [...]

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MIPAAF, Bellanova: “excellent signal for our businesses. Presiding and expansion on global markets priority objective ”Now, Taiwan will also be able to taste Italian apples. In fact, the Memorandum of Understanding for the importation of apples from Italy was approved on May 22 by the Taiwanese authorities, the result of a fruitful discussion started in 2016 between the [...]

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So Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on his Facebook profile spoke of a plan for the future. Perhaps that plan that Europe wants to hear and see in order to launch the various credit lines, Recovery Fund, Bei, Fondo Sure etc. in favor of EU countries, afflicted by an economic crisis that is unprecedented in [...]

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The Department's commitment to coordinating all the components and operational structures of the National Civil Protection Service continues. In particular, in the context of health monitoring relating to the spread of Coronavirus in our territory, to date, May 26, the total number of people who have contracted the virus is 230.555, an increase compared to [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) The leader of the League, Matteo Salvini wrote to the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella: "I am guaranteed the right to a fair trial, before an impartial third judge". President Sarpietro of the Court of Catania, regarding the appeal of the former Minister of the Interior to the President of the Republic: "Don't worry, Senator Salvini, he will have a [...]

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(by John Blackeye) Yesterday the umpteenth news of the suicide which involved a young financier who had just been out of the training school just over a year came. Suicides in 2020 among the police and the armed forces already amount to 22 cases. In 2019 there were 69 suicides. We hope that [...]

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(by John Blackeye) This morning Rome presented itself under its normal aspect with a Grande Raccordo Anulare not yet clogged but crossed at great speed by many more cars than those seen last week. It seems that the conditions are in place to change the country and start with [...]

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Il Giornale reports the news that the Italian Ferretti Group wants to invest in the port of Taranto - the former Belleli area - to create a sector dedicated to the construction of fiberglass and carbon hulls and superstructures and a research center engaged in the study of models and molds . The prestigious Ferretti Group, founded in Bologna in [...]

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Pressure on hospitals continues to decline. The Department's commitment to coordinating all the components and operational structures of the National Civil Protection Service continues. In particular, in the context of health monitoring relating to the spread of Coronavirus in our territory, to date, May 16, the total number of people who have contracted the [...]

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(by Francesco Matera) In the evening the press conference after the Council of Ministers which decreed the maxi maneuver of 55 billion for the "Relaunch" of Italy. A shower of money to try not to leave anyone behind, many measures in support of employees and self-employed, of school and research and for the [...]

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(by John Blackeye) Someone would say: it thundered so much that it rained. The reopening of all national activities, be they commercial or work, has been imposed on public opinion for months with the continuous hammering of national televisions that have tried in every way, until this evening to imply that "everything goes good […]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Yesterday a letter signed by the vice president, Valdis Dombrovskis, and the commissioner for economic affairs, Paolo Gentiloni, was sent to the president of the Eurogroup Mario Centeno. Today there will be the videoconference of the finance ministers of the eurozone. The letter pointed out that as regards the funds of the Mes (2 percent of GDP [...]

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Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte during the interview with the director of the Press said that the government is solid and that it manages to work well with Senator Matteo Renzi's Italia Viva. Strange, because for days the two have been launching real blows. Conte says that in the majority there are those who follow his "particular", citing [...]

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(by John Blackeye) After the last electoral catwalk on TV where the first reopening and the return to an almost normal life were cautiously announced, it was hoped that the government would also provide instructions for use for the transition to phase two. That is, President Conte's outing on TV had been so devoid of any [...]

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