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Virus deprives 700,000 Italian kids of enough food: farmers

Virus deprives 700,000 Italian kids of enough food: farmers

The coronavirus crisis in Italy is depriving around 700,000 children of sufficient food, the country's main farmers' organisation said on Sunday.

German rescue ship Alan Kurdi blocked in Italy for 'irregularities'

German rescue ship Alan Kurdi blocked in Italy for 'irregularities'

The Italian coastguard has grounded German migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi at the port of Palermo, Sicily, after identifying ‘several irregularities.’

Italy's daily coronavirus death toll jumps, new cases stable

Italy's daily coronavirus death toll jumps, new cases stable

Deaths from the Covid-19 epidemic in Italy jumped by 474 on Saturday, against 269 the day before, the Civil Protection Agency said, posting the largest daily toll of fatalities since April 21.

Migrants allowed off Italy's quarantine ferry

Migrants allowed off Italy's quarantine ferry

Around 180 migrants rescued at sea and held in isolation on an Italian ferry off the coast of Sicily will be disembarked in Palermo on Monday, the Avvenire daily said.

Support for Italian firms eyeing Qatari market on track: envoy

Support for Italian firms eyeing Qatari market on track: envoy

Italian companies, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) exporting the ‘Made in Italy’ trademark to Qatar, are assured of the Italian embassy’s support amid the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic's impact on the global economy.

Italian exports to Qatar jump 27% in 2019, says envoy

Italian exports to Qatar jump 27% in 2019, says envoy

Italy’s exports to Qatar stood at €1.3bn in 2019, registering a 27% year-on-year jump, making it Qatar's sixth main supplier and the third European main supplier, Italian ambassador Alessandro Prunas has said

"No one is prepared for this"-Italian doctors fight to keep home patients alive

"No one is prepared for this"-Italian doctors fight to keep home patients alive

For doctors in northern Italy, fighting what is still Europe's worst outbreak of COVID-19, the frontlines have moved beyond hospitals as special teams try to keep patients alive at home,

More medical aid flown to Italy on Amir's directives

More medical aid flown to Italy on Amir's directives

A shipment of aid and medical supplies was delivered to Italy on Monday upon the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani to send medical aid to Italy ...

United States coronavirus deaths highest in world exceeding Italy

United States coronavirus deaths highest in world exceeding Italy

US deaths due to the coronavirus surpassed 19,600 on Saturday, the highest reported number in the world, according to a Reuters tally, although there are signs the pandemic might be nearing a peak.

2 field hospitals delivered to Italy on Amir's directives

2 field hospitals delivered to Italy on Amir's directives

Two military aircraft of the Qatar Amiri Air Force, carrying materials to setup two field hospitals, arrived in Italy Wednesday upon the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani.

Italian envoy thanks Qatar for medical aid

Italian envoy thanks Qatar for medical aid

Italian ambassador Alessandro Prunas, along with Italy's Minister of Foreign Affairs Luigi Di Maio, has expressed gratitude to Qatar for sending medical assistance to Italy to support its efforts in the fight against Covid-19.

Amir directs to send medical aid to Italy

Amir directs to send medical aid to Italy

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has directed sending medical aid to Italy to support the efforts of friends in that country to combat and contain the outbreak of the novel coronavirus epidemic (Covid-19).