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Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a European country consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Alps and surrounded by several islands. Italy is located in Southern Europe, and it is sometimes considered as part of Western Europe. The country covers a total area of 301,340 km2 (116,350 sq mi) and shares land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, and the enclaved microstates of Vatican City and San Marino. Italy has a territorial exclave in Switzerland (Campione) and a maritime exclave in the Tunisian Sea (Lampedusa). With around 60 million inhabitants, Italy is the fourth-most populous member state of the European Union.

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Venice, Italy is suffering its worst flooding in more than 50 years. At least two people have died, and the damage is estimated in the hundreds of millions of..
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Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli launched a "Voices of the World" musical education program jointly with UNESCO on Wednesday to provide a boost to children..
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Sirens warned people in Venice of the rising water, and authorities closed nursery schools as a precaution
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Pirates attacked an Italy-flagged offshore supply vessel in the southern Gulf of Mexico, injuring two crew members, the Mexican Navy said on Tuesday, in the..
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The Trump administration imposed a fresh round of tariffs on European goods Friday that will affect $7.5 billion worth of products, including wine, liquor and..
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An explosive device was detonated in northern Iraq on Sunday as a vehicle carrying Italian special forces drove nearby, injuring five soldiers, three of them..
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In the 1960s, Ford Motor Company embarked on building a supercar that could beat the Italian automaker Ferrari at one of the world's most prestigious car races,..
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The Ford GT40 took on Italy's Ferrari at the famous sports car race, 24 Hours of Le Mans, in the 1960s
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They may not be the iconic canals of Venice, Italy - but the Venice canals near the beaches west of Los Angeles provide residents and tourists a haven from..
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Liliana Segre fought to establish an anti-hate commission in Italy – then she started receiving anti-Semitic messages on social media
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Alvin Berisha's father had searched for his son since 2014, when his radicalized wife abandoned the rest of her family to fight for the terror group in Syria
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Joe Giudice may be busy in Italy appealing his deportation from the United States, but he still made time for a visit from his wife and daughters.
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Holocaust survivor Liliana Segre has been placed under police protection after she received threats from far-right fanatics, security sources said on Thursday,..
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"I want to make the Italian education system the first education system that puts the environment and society at the core of everything we learn in school," the..
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Italy will become the first country to make it mandatory to teach about climate change in schools. CBSN has details on that plus the air pollution crisis..
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Italian finance police searched offices of several companies working for state-controlled shipbuilder Fincantieri, as part of an investigation into suspected..
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