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Age-old Italian recipes: Piadina (flatbread) and Polpette di Trippa (meatballs)

Italian cooking is never more interesting, fun and easy to learn than when taught by an expert whose name is almost synonymous with Italian cuisine in the country—chef Margarita “Gaita” Forés. Two weeks ago, Forés gave a hands-on lesson on the art of …
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Marines’ issue: Italy may recall envoy to India

Italy on Wednesday said it could recall its ambassador to India Daniele Mancini for “urgent consultations”, a day after the Supreme Court refused the pleas of the Italian marines, accused of killing two fishermen in 2012, to spend Christmas back home. …
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H5N8 bird flu strain reported in northern Italy: media

Highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu strain was reported at a turkey farm in northern Italy, local media said on Wednesday. According to ANSA news agency, the outbreak was “ascertained” by local health authorities at the farm, which is located near …
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Long Island man says town fired him because he’s Italian

A Long Island man booted from his job as a deputy finance commissioner for the Town of North Hempstead is preparing to sue the municipality because, he says, he was fired for being Italian. Angelo Ferrara, 66, has filed a notice of claim and complaint …
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New Italian at Disney: Trattoria al Forno opens at Boardwalk

New Italian at Disney: Trattoria al Forno opens at Boardwalk Trattoria al Forno executive chef Dee Foundoukis, with her team, talks about featured dishes at the new Italian eatery at Disney’s Boardwalk, Monday, December 15, 2014. (Joe Burbank/Orlando …

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Celtic's Italian custodian dreaming of Inter

Custom byline text:  Leonardo Fasan, the young Celtic goalkeeper, is dreaming of making his debut for the club against Inter Milan in the San Siro Fasan has been on the bench several times for the Scottish champions, but the 20-year-old has yet to play …
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Italian Court Lifts Block On Emirates' Flying Milan-New York

December 17, 2014 Italy’s top administrative court has given Emirates permission to continue operating direct flights between Milan Malpensa airport and New York, rejecting a request by rival airlines to stop the flights. In a statement, the Council …
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Italy threatens to recall ambassador

ROME: Rome threatened to withdraw its ambassador from India yesterday as a diplomatic row over two Italian marines accused of killing Indian fishermen during an anti-piracy mission escalated. The soldiers say they fired on the two fishermen after …
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Italy marine case

Rome, Dec. 17 (PTI): Italy could recall its ambassador to India for “urgent consultations”, foreign minister Paolo Gentiloni was quoted as telling parliamentarians today. Yesterday, the Indian Supreme Court had refused the pleas of two Italian …
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Italy's corruption bill

AFP ROME: Italy would be 300 billion euros better off if it had acted decisively against corruption in the wake of the ‘tangentopoli’ scandal of the early 1990s, according to a new report from the country’s bosses. Employers organisation Confindustria …
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