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Juventus say rape allegations “do not change opinion” of Ronaldo
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Juventus say rape allegations “do not change opinion” of Ronaldo

Suspended Juventus' Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (R) and his girlfriend Spanish model Georgina Rodriguez (C) watch the UEFA Champions League group H football match between Juventus and Young Boys from the tribune, on October 2, 2018 at the Juventus stadium in Turin. / AFP PHOTO / Marco BERTORELLO Italian champions […]

Italy’s Salvini hits out after UN migrant criticism
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Italy’s Salvini hits out after UN migrant criticism

Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini speaks during a meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Milan, Italy, August 28, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca Italy’s far-right leader Matteo Salvini lashed out at the UN’s new rights commissioner Michelle Bachelet on Monday after she criticised the country’s treatment of migrants. “Italy has […]

Balotelli dropped for Italy’s Nations League game in Portugal
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Balotelli dropped for Italy’s Nations League game in Portugal

Italy's forward Mario Balotelli looks on during the UEFA Nations League football match between Italy vs Poland at Renato Dall'Ara Stadium in Bologna on September 7, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO BERTORELLO Forward Mario Balotelli has been dropped by Italy coach Roberto Mancini for Monday’s Nations League game against […]

Merkel ‘underestimated’ migrant challenges, says Italy’s Salvini
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Merkel ‘underestimated’ migrant challenges, says Italy’s Salvini

Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini looks on as he addresses a press conference alongside Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban following a meeting in Milan on August 28, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO BERTORELLO Italy’s hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini said Chancellor Angela Merkel “underestimated” the troubles that mass immigration […]

Deadly clashes resume near Libya’s capital
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Deadly clashes resume near Libya’s capital

Vice President of the Presidential Council of Libya Ahmed Maiteeq speaks during a press conference in Tripoli on August 30, 2018, after clashes near Libya capital.<br />At least 27 people have been killed and 100 wounded in several days of fighting between rival militias near the Libyan capital, the health […]

Italian bridge company under fire as rescuers toil for third day
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Italian bridge company under fire as rescuers toil for third day

Rescures work among the rubble and wreckages of the Morandi motorway bridge two days after a section collapsed in Genoa on August 16, 2018.<br />A vast span of the Morandi bridge caved in during a heavy rainstorm in the northern port city on August 14, 2018, sending about 35 cars […]

Italy’s Salvini wants ‘guarantees’ before rescued migrants land
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Italy’s Salvini wants ‘guarantees’ before rescued migrants land

Italy’s Interior Minister and deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini speaks during a joint press conference with Vice President of the Presidential Council of Libya, at the Viminale palace in Rome, on July 5, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ANDREAS SOLARO Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Wednesday called for “guarantees” […]

EU tensions flare over migrants as Macron blasts Italy
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EU tensions flare over migrants as Macron blasts Italy

French President Emmanuel Macron presides the "prise d'armes" military ceremony on June 11, 2018 at the Invalides in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Ludovic MARIN French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday accused Italy of “cynicism and irresponsibility” over its refusal to take in hundreds of migrants stranded on […]

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Costacurta hails Balotelli return, Mancini vows Italy ‘rebirth’

Top Italian FA official Alessandro Costacurta on Sunday welcomed Roberto Mancini’s decision to recall Nice striker Mario Balotelli as the new Italy coach promised a “rebirth” of the national side. Balotelli, who has not played since Italy’s humiliating group-stage exit from the 2014 World Cup, has been recalled by Mancini […]