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Thousands of Italian Women March Across Country. Demand: "My Body, My Choice."

May 27, 2018 - 2:00pm
Thousands of Italian Women March Across Country. Demand: "My Body, My Choice."

Women protest in a "Obiezione Respinta" demonstration organized by the "Non una di meno" movement to remember the 194 Law against abortion after 40 years, on May 26, 2018, in Rome, Italy. (Photo: Antonio Masiello / Getty Images)
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"It Could Open A Pandora's Box": Italy's 2 Richest Regions Are Voting In Historic Autonomy Referendums

October 23, 2017 - 1:40am
"It Could Open A Pandora's Box": Italy's 2 Richest Regions Are Voting In Historic Autonomy Referendums

Voters in Italy's two wealthiest northern regions of Lombardy and Veneto are voting on Sunday in referendums for greater autonomy from Rome, in which a positive outcome could fan regional tensions in Europe at a time when neighboring Spain is cracking down to prevent Catalonia from breaking away.

The World Is Facing Its Worst Food Crisis Since World War II

July 6, 2017 - 2:00pm

World hunger has increased, reversing years of progress, said a UN specialized agency.
During its biennial conference held in Rome, Italy from 3-8 July, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) noted that the world is facing its worst food crisis since World War II.
"I wish I could announce here today some good news regarding the global fight against hunger…but, unfortunately, it is not the case," said FAO's Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva to member states at the opening of the meeting.

Italian Ports Bombarded With Migrants; Interior Minister Demands Other EU Nations "Step Up"

July 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
Italian Ports Bombarded With Migrants; Interior Minister Demands Other EU Nations "Step Up"

More than a year after the BREXIT referendum shocked the world, the various EU member nations are seemingly no closer to a consensus on how to deal with Europe's migrant influx.  The lack of a coordinated plan and disproportionate distribution of migrants across the continent has Italy threatening to close their ports to privately-funded aid boats until other nations "step up."   Per Yahoo News:

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