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    Italy Mourns an Ambassador and His Bodyguard, Killed in Congo

    The killings, reminiscent of an Italian student’s murder in Egypt a few years prior, sparked deep emotions and outrage in Italy, which has been under strain from both the pandemic and political turmoil.

    Italy’s President Summons Mario Draghi for Talks to Head New Government

    After a last-ditch attempt to revive Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte’s majority failed, President Sergio Mattarella hopes to install a technical government to guide Italy through the pandemic.

    Italy Starts Largest Mob Trial in Decades

    Prosecutors in the southern region of Calabria opened a trial of 325 defendants linked to the ‘Ndrangheta crime syndicate accused of murder, corruption, drug trafficking and other crimes.

    Italy Turns to Flower Power to Help Spread Vaccine Message

    The architect Stefano Boeri has designed primrose-themed pavilions where coronavirus shots will be given, but not everybody is thrilled with the idea.

    Italy Leaders Hail Genoa’s New Bridge as Sign of Resilience

    Less than two years after the collapse of the Morandi Bridge killed 43 people and embarrassed the nation, Italy inaugurated its replacement, and vowed to do better.
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    Italy
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    Total confirmed cases
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