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Italy

Italy will begin annual naval exercises this week near the coast of Libya - @Reuters

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Libya regional tensions

Tunisia and Italy issue joint call for reconciliation among Libyan militias - @AFP

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London, England, GB

Man convicted of links to Mafia who had been living in London for 20 years must be extradited to Italy, court rules - @BBCBreaking

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soccer

Italian government official calls former AC Milan coach Arrigo Sacchi's comments on black players 'a grave error' - @FRANCE24

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immigration

More than 2,100 migrants rescued between Libyan coast and Italian island of Lampedusa, according to reports citing rescue services - @AFP

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Italy

Italian Coast Guard in rescue operation to save about 1,000 migrants stranded on Lampedusa island in the Mediterranean - @BBCAfrica

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Libya regional tensions

Italy's foreign ministry announces closure of Libya embassy and orderly repatriation of nationals - @borzou

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Italy

Italian Uber boss slur reveals depths of Italy's misogyny

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Yemen crisis

Germany and Italy close embassies in Yemen due to political crisis - @GermanyDiplo, @FarnesinaPress

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

Editor's note: Francesco Schettino, who was sentenced today, was at the helm of the Costa Concordia cruise ship with it capsized off Italy in 2012. He was charged with multiple counts of manslaughter and abandoning ship in the disaster that claimed the lives of 32 people, The Telegraph reports. - Stephanie

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

Costa Concordia captain breaks down in tears, tells court he is a scapegoat in final appeal at trial over 2012 disaster - @AFP

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Italy

Migrant boat sinks in the Mediterranean Sea; more than 200 missing, UN spokeswoman says - @CarlottaSami

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

Photo: Costa Concordia Captain Schettino in court as his trial draws to a close - @Reuters

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Mediterranean Sea

27 migrants die of hypothermia trying to cross Mediterranean from north Africa to Italy - @guardian, @Reuters

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Italy

Italy's Sergio Mattarella calls on lawmakers during 1st speech as president to make fighting organized crime and corruption a priority - @euronews

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Italy

Sergio Mattarella takes oath, sworn in as Italy's president - @la_stampa

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Italy

Lawmakers in Italy elect Sergio Mattarella as president - @Reuters

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Baltic Sea

Report: Italian jets intercepted a Russian Air Force Il-78 tanker over Baltic Sea - @businessinsider

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Tripoli, Tripoli, LY

France, Germany, Italy, Malta, Spain, the UK, and the US strongly condemn yesterday's attack on the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli, Libya, in joint statement

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

Italian prosecutor asks court to sentence Costa Concordia captain to more than 26 years in jail for his role in 2012 disaster - @AFP

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