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About 50 inmates escaped from Italian prisons as the coronavirus triggered riots and brought the country’s criminal-justice system to a halt

Italy on Sunday put the northern region of Lombardy and 14 nearby provinces at the centre of the country’s coronavirus outbreak on lockdown. The restrictions, later expanded throughout the country, included the limiting or suspension of prisoners’ ability to have family visits. Tension over this move, combined with the knowledge […]
About 50 inmates escaped from Italian prisons as the coronavirus triggered riots and brought the country’s criminal-justice system to a halt
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Italy finally agreed on a government, ending months of political deadlock

A government coalition has finally been reached in Italy, ending a months-long stalemate that seemed to be headed towards a snap election. President Sergio Mattarella on Thursday approved a cabinet list presented by Giuseppe Conte. Conte has been appointed prime minister and, along with his cabinet, will be sworn in […]
Italy finally agreed on a government, ending months of political deadlock