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QF, HMC and Italian embassy join hands to fly Covid-19 patients’ plasma from Qatar to Italy

QF, HMC and Italian embassy join hands to fly Covid-19 patients’ plasma from Qatar to Italy

Plasma from patients in Qatar who have recovered from Covid-19 has been flown to Italy to help identify potentially life-saving treatments for the disease, through a partnership between Qatar Foundation (QF) ...

Diplomats laud Qatar's efforts espouse unity in country

Diplomats laud Qatar's efforts espouse unity in country

Top diplomats in the country have lauded the government of Qatar’s efforts to espouse unity among Qataris and the expatriate communities since the imposition of a land, sea, and air blockade in June 2017.

Qatar Airways to resume services to Venice, Italy from July 15

Qatar Airways to resume services to Venice, Italy from July 15

Qatar Airways announced it will be resuming services to Venice, Italy from July 15. The popular tourist destination and major arts and cultural centre will become the airline’s third destination in Italy

Italy reopens to tourists from Europe

Italy reopens to tourists from Europe

Italy reopens to travellers from Europe on Wednesday, three months after the country went into coronavirus lockdown, with all hopes pinned on reviving the key tourism industry as the summer season begins.

Venice film fest a 'sign of hope' for world cinema

Venice film fest a 'sign of hope' for world cinema

The decision to hold the Venice Film Festival despite the coronavirus pandemic is being hailed as a ‘sign of hope’ for the movie world after months of closed cinemas, shuttered film sets and cancelled galas.

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,