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Italy likely to hold national elections on March 4 – media

ROME: Italy is likely to hold national elections on March 4, Italian media reported on Wednesday. Corriere della Sera, Repubblica and Il Messaggero dailies said the country's president will mostly likely dissolve parliament at the end of this month, opening the way for elections in early March ......

Med nations sign MoU to build major gas pipeline

NICOSIA: Mediterranean countries Cyprus, Greece, Israel and Italy on Tuesday (Dec 5) signed a memorandum of understanding to build the world's longest underwater natural gas pipeline to supply Europe. "The project will secure a direct long-term export route from Israel and Cyprus to Greece, Italy ....

Italy police arrest woman mafia boss, 24 others in Palermo dragnet

PALERMO, Italy: Police in the Sicilian capital of Palermo scooped up 25 suspected mobsters on an array of charges on Tuesday, including a woman accused of filling in as boss for her imprisoned husband. More than 200 police, two helicopters and five canine units took part in the early morning ......

Lamborghini drives into crowded SUV market

SANT'AGATA BOLOGNESE, Italy: Lamborghini, the fabled Italian sports car manufacturer, on Monday (Dec 4) unveiled its new Sports Utility Vehicle, accelerating into a fast growing market already crowded with upmarket rivals. The Urus, as the four-wheel drive "super SUV" will be known, was revealed ...