Italian police have published details of a hostage taking in the Milan Cathedral and the operation to arrest the attacker.
On Wednesday, an unknown young man broke through the control at the entrance to the Duomo and, threatening with a knife, took hostage one of the guards of the main attractions of the city. In the media the offender was described originally from North Africa.
Austrian tourist while shooting a selfie at an Italian Museum beat off the toes from the original plaster model of the famous sculpture of Pauline Bonaparte by Italian sculptor Antonio Canova (1757-1822), told the art critic Vittorio Sgarbi.
The incident occurred in the Italian Possagno Museum, which houses a collection of plaster models of works by Canova. As reported in Facebook the Museum, a tourist from Austria sat down on the sculpture and thus broke her two fingers of feet, then hurriedly left the establishment, about anything, without telling anyone.
The US decision on the withdrawal of almost 12 thousand troops from Germany and their relocation to other European countries to NATO will not affect the ability of the US to contain Russia, said US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.
"In those comments from Russia that I've seen says that they feel threatened by our action, because our soldiers will be deployed closer to Russia's borders," said Pompeo at the hearings in Congress.
The Ministry of health of Italy has announced "red" level of weather danger in ten major cities of the country due to the worsening situation with the heat, which by Friday will reach the 40-degree temperatures.
Established in the Apennines heat, like other types of bad weather, the Ministry of health in the special Bulletin said four colors, marking the degree of danger to human health. So, the "red" color of weather threats means the occurrence of an emergency situation where there is a real threat to the health of not only individuals at risk, but "healthy, active people."
The President of Moldova, Igor Dodon, in a telephone conversation with Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella was asked to open the entry of Moldovan citizens in the context of the pandemic.
"We regretted that the pandemic COVID-19 stopped earlier exchanges between our two countries, including on the free movement of people. In this context, I appealed to President Mattarella to allow citizens of Moldova to enter Italy, provided they present certificates on the results of testing on COVID-19 and if necessary, re-testing immediately upon arrival in Italy," he wrote on his page in Facebook.
The chamber of deputies of the Italian Parliament on Wednesday after the Senate passed a resolution in support of extending the state of emergency in the country in connection with the pandemic COVID-19.
As in the case with the upper house of the legislature, the necessity of extending measures illustrated personally by the Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte. Speaking Wednesday morning to the deputies, he called the extension of state of emergency "is inevitable and in some respects a mandatory choice."
Scientists studying Mars, was the first to prove that the wave structure on the surface of the planet are not immune fingerprints of rocks and moving sand "maghrabi", similar to that found in arid regions of the Earth. The study is published in the journal of Geophysical Research: Planets.
In the pictures the surface of Mars in many places visible wind-blown wave structure of Aeolian sandy "maghrabi". Waves of sand located at a distance of from one to 35 meters from each other — on average about five meters. The size of these structures by about two orders of magnitude less than the surrounding sand dunes. At the base of the waves, according to scientists, is fine-grained fraction of sand — dust, and on top of the ridges — the larger the grains.
Italian sailors rescued in the night of Wednesday 84 migrants who were in a rubber boat in distress on the Mediterranean sea, said the Roman operations center of the coast guard of Italy.
According to this information, waterlogged boat with migrants was discovered on Tuesday evening by plane to the EU Agency for security of external borders Frontex in the area of responsibility of Libya. However, the Libyan authorities refused to take over coordination of the search and rescue operation, citing the lack of available boats.
The Italian Senate on Tuesday upheld the extension of state of emergency in the country in connection with the pandemic COVID-19. A proposal to extend the measures for combating coronavirus and to rebuild the country after the epidemic in the upper house was made by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.
He called the extension of the emergency mode is required primarily because the data of the Scientific-technical Committee established by the Italian government, "show that the virus continues to circulate". In addition, the Prime Minister stressed that without the extension of state of emergency will lapse a current government Directive that contain the spread of coronavirus in fact be impossible.
The Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte suggested the national Parliament to extend until October a state of emergency in the country in connection with the pandemic COVID-19.
The decision on the introduction of a six months emergency regime in order to combat the spread of coronavirus, the Council of Ministers of Italy adopted on 31 January after the detection of the first cases of the disease among foreign tourists in the national territory.
British musician ed Sheeran in an interview with The Sun spoke about the subject, faced when he became famous.
According to the artist, it was difficult to cope with fame, so he started to abuse junk food and alcohol.
The Italian authorities take further measures to curb the spread of coronavirus infection, in particular, are preparing a rapid tests to identify infected persons at airports and toughen penalties for non-use of medical masks in enclosed public spaces and in the open air, when there is no opportunity to observe social distance.
The Ministry of health of Italy believes that the currently epidemiological situation in the country is under control, but it urges citizens to be as careful as possible at least until the appearance in the sale of the vaccine COVID-19, which is expected in early 2021. Before mass vaccination of the Italians asked to be responsible and prudent, because the virus still poses a great threat.
The production of a European vaccine against the coronavirus will begin in September, said the head of the Italian biotech company Irbm Piero Di Lorenzo.
Work on the drug called ChAdOx1 are British and Italian specialists, in particular, the multinational pharmaceutical group AstraZeneca scientists at Oxford University and specialists of the Irbm working in the field of molecular biotechnology.
Almost two hundred migrants on Sunday escaped from the center for their reception and accommodation in Sicily, after a night of searching back managed more than half.
As reported to journalists by the representatives of law enforcement bodies, the structure is designed to undergo quarantine, left 184 migrant. The carabinieri and the police was looking for them all night. As of Monday morning, caught 125. It is noted that all remaining fugitives previously passed a negative test for the coronavirus.
The chamber of deputies of the Italian Parliament unanimously approved March 18 a national day of remembrance of the victims of the epidemic of the coronavirus.
The initiative on Thursday supported the 418 members of the lower house of the Italian Parliament, and three abstained. The bill submitted for approval to the Senate.
The financial guard of the Italian Livorno uncovered a network of the organizers of the fake wedding, which allowed to obtain a residence permit in Italy to foreigners.
Suspects under the investigation were 56 people – among them Italian citizens, immigrants from North Africa and South America. The organizer of the scheme, 55-year-old Dominican – was under arrest. For five years a "wedding agent" he combined the sham marriage of 24 couples, which according to investigators brought him 150-200 thousand euros of income.
Nearly 300 people landed in the night of Thursday on the Italian island of Lampedusa, which has become one of the symbols of the current immigration crisis, the newspaper la Repubblica.
A reception centre for migrants, which can simultaneously accommodate up to 95 people, crowded in its premises are now 954 foreign citizens.
Ultraviolet radiation may cause skin irritation and damage your eyes, better to wash hands with soap and water to get rid of COVID-19, said to RIA Novosti, the official representative of the world health organization Tariq BiH national jasarevic Azra.
According to the who, ultraviolet lamps should not be used to disinfect hands or other body parts.
As reported this week by Reuters, the Israeli government approved the agreement with the European Union, which planned the construction of the offshore pipeline EastMed.
Numerous Russian publications for years parasitic on the description of a defeat of Russia broke out publications, the main leitmotif of which came down to the fact, that the Old world has found an alternative to Russian pipeline gas. However, the joy of their target audience might be short-lived for several reasons.
On the island of Sardinia, made a wheel of cheese weighing 600 pounds – a new world record, according to Ansa.it.
In the commune of Cave in may last year created a wheel of sheep cheese Pecorino. Then, it was kept in special conditions. Then it was examined by the judge of the Guinness Book of records and the verdict.
The financial guard of Italy gave the Turin automobile Museum, the confiscated collection of a resident of Genoa, had not paid taxes of 4.5 million Euro.
Only the Museum received 17 cars: they belonged to one man, who were engaged in the sale of sports cars and vintage models. From 2013 to 2018 through his hands passed the 25 car brands such as Maserati, Lamborghini, Porsche, Bentley and Ferrari 8. Among them, Vanguardia allocates Ferrari 166 Inter of 1948, which was the first model of the Scuderia for public roads. Her enterprising man sold to an American collector for a million dollars.
American Meredith Tabon bought the house "for one Euro" in sparsely populated town in Sicily and talked about how the cost of housing in fact, according to Lonely Planet.
She responded to the announcement of the sale of houses in Italy, as her great-grandfather lived in the municipality of Sambuca di Sicilia. In many Italian cities do not have enough residents, so the authorities regularly offer tourists to buy housing for one Euro and to move to the country.
Italy coped with the epidemic of the coronavirus, but haven't gotten to the "safe port" after the storm, says the Minister of health of Italy, Roberto Speranza.
"I think Italy did it. I'm not talking about government but about the country as a whole. It wasn't obvious, we were the first in the world after China. We didn't have instructions, we need to know about the virus," he said, speaking at a meeting of the Association of agricultural producers Coldiretti.
Power of the famous Italian island of Capri in the Bay of Naples in the framework of the fight against COVID-19 introduced compulsory wearing of medical masks in public places at weekends from 18.00 to 4.00 a.m. that is the period, when traditionally there are mass festivities of tourists.
The corresponding decree was signed on Tuesday by the mayor of Capri Marino Lembo. Next Friday the residents and visitors of the island, which became a popular resort in ancient times, will be required to wear protective masks not only in enclosed public spaces, but also outdoors. We are talking of course about the places on a weekend evening accumulates a lot of people. First of all, this famous square Piazzetta, has long become a kind of salon island, and several nearby shopping streets with luxury boutiques and chic bars and restaurants.
Italy is satisfied with the agreement on the outcome of the EU summit, which will get 209 billion euros from the Foundation for economic recovery, said Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.
"This is a historic moment for Europe and Italy. Vision and determination with which we pursued this goal were rewarded," he said at a morning press conference.
Spain was not against the presentation environment to create an EU Fund for economic recovery, said the foreign Minister of this country, Arantxa gonzález Laya.
"Spain's position clear – we do not refuse from preconditions and not against good governance that will inspire confidence. But we want it to be in the framework of trust, clarity and transparency," the Minister said in an interview with radio station Cadena Ser.
The second wave COVID-19 will be much easier because of the coronavirus will be significantly weakened by exposure to ultraviolet radiation in the summer months, said RIA Novosti a well-known immunologist, Professor University of Milan Clerici Mario (Mario Clerici).
The scientist led the collaborative study of immunology Milan University and specialists of the National Institute of astrophysics of Italy (Inaf), which was devoted to the effects of UV radiation of the solar spectrum on the coronavirus. A Preprint containing the materials of this scientific work was published in June in order to be able to introduce scientists from other countries with important information regarding the pandemic COVID-19.
Ultraviolet radiation of the solar spectrum quickly and efficiently destroys the coronavirus and can therefore be used actively in the fight against COVID-19, said to RIA Novosti a well-known immunologist, Professor University of Milan Clerici Mario (Mario Clerici), who led the study of Italian biologists and physicists on this issue.
Preprint containing materials combines the study of immunology Milan University and specialists of the National Institute of astrophysics of Italy (Inaf), was published in June in order to be able to introduce scientists from other countries with important information regarding the pandemic COVID-19.
The minimum number of deaths from coronavirus infection recorded in Italy: died three people, while in Lombardy not registered any new victims reported on Sunday the country's Ministry of health.
This is the lowest gain since February 28, when it was reported four deaths, 29 February they had been eight, March 1 - five, after which the number of deaths began to rise sharply. On Saturday, the health Ministry reported 11 victims of the epidemic.
The EU leaders continue to consult in the narrow formats in the framework of the summit on the crisis Fund and long-term EU budget, the plenary session with the participation of leaders of all 27 countries of the Union is delayed and will start no earlier than 17 GMT, wrote on Twitter Barend Leitz, press Secretary of the head of the European Council of Charles Michel.
According to his information, Michelle continues to meet with the leadership of individual countries of the Union, now there is a meeting with the participation of Chancellor of Germany, President of France, Prime Ministers of Greece, Spain, Portugal, Italy, and head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen.
The Stromboli volcano on the Italian island of the same name, located in the Tyrrhenian sea near Sicily on Sunday morning resumed its activity, reported by the national Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, Italy (Ingv).
According to volcanologists, a new eruption occurred at dawn. In 6.23 (7.23 MSK) was recorded a powerful explosion, after which above the crater of the volcano rose a column of black smoke. The eruption was accompanied by strong emission of ash, sand and other volcanic material. Scientists have registered two "high intensity blast", which caused fluctuations of the earth's surface.
Festival on the waters of the lagoon of Venice - Festa del Redentore (the"feast of the Savior") - this year passes without a colorful fireworks and without the traditional influx of tourists.
City hall "the Pearl of the Mediterranean" last week, decided to do without the fireworks show over the Giudecca canal, not to create crowds on the banks of the main Venetian canals. According to local sources, the city authorities wavered in this decision to the last - we can say, conquered caution, especially in light of the small increase in the number of coronavirus infections in the last days.
The Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte said that EU leaders, leading the protracted negotiations at a summit in Brussels have to reach agreement on Sunday, as their migration is not beneficial to anyone.
Earlier it was reported that the EU leaders broke off negotiations on the creation of the anti-crisis Fund of the EU to support the economy, seriously affected by the fight against the spread of coronavirus, and formation of a multi-year EU budget, further discussion is expected on Sunday.
Germany, Italy and France are ready to consider the imposition of sanctions for violating an arms embargo in Libya, said in a joint statement the leaders of the three countries, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and President of Emmanuel Macron respectively.
"We are ready to consider the imposition of sanctions in case of continued violations of the embargo at sea, on land or in the air," reads the statement released by the press service of the government of Germany.
Negotiations at the EU summit in Brussels are more complicated than anticipated, the situation was a stalemate, Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte.
The EU leaders on the second day of the summit in Brussels trying to find a common way out of the impasse in which they were before at the end of several rounds of negotiations and bilateral consultations on the package of European economic recovery after the crisis due to the coronavirus. Ahead of the summit the head of the European Council Charles Michel has published its proposals for recovery Fund and the multi-year budget plan of the EU, which should be agreed upon in one package. We are talking about a recovery plan of € 750 billion, 500 billion of which will be issued in the form of grants, and $ 250 in loans. All the Fund needs to be developed to 2026. Also at the summit discussed the financial plan of the EU 2021-2027 years 1,074 trillion euros.
The Italian authorities increase the number of beds in intensive care are always necessary devices of artificial ventilation of lungs, said RIA Novosti the representative of the assessor of the Lombardy region health Julio Galleries.
"The governmental plan stipulates the increase of places in the ICU by 50-70% in light of the possible arrival of the second wave. All regional health authorities equip their new hospital beds, so the ventilator is always necessary", - he said, commenting on the statement that Russia has resumed the supply of IVL abroad.
Differences still remain with the member States of the European Union on various aspects of the recovery plan of the EU economy on the eve of the first face-to-face summit after the start of the pandemic coronavirus on July 17-18 in Brussels, told reporters on Thursday a senior representative of the European Union.
"There is no assurance that we will be able to reach an agreement. There are too many contradictions" - said the European official.
The number who died as a result of infection with coronavirus in Italy per day increased by 20 and reached 35 017 people, said the Ministry of health of the country.
The day before authorities reported 13 victims of the epidemic COVID-19.
A British tourist told how has changed the holiday in Italy after a pandemic, reports The Sun.
Sasha Sullivan decided to spend the holidays on the island of Capri. The first thing she saw – a small number of flights, long lines at the airport because of the need to respect social distance and regular checks of the temperature in all public areas.
Two Italian climbers died in the French part of the Alpine of the Mont Blanc massif, according to the local radio France Bleu Pays de Savoie with reference to the mountain gendarmerie.
The bodies were discovered Wednesday morning on the slopes of Mont-modi (Cursed mountain) during the helicopter overflight.
Italian authorities returned to France the work of street artist Banksy, stolen by unknown with one of the back doors of the concert hall of the Paris "Bataclan".
The work of Banksy in memory of the victims of the terrorist attack on 13 November 2015 stolen in January 2019. She was found by the carabinieri in June at a farm house in the Italian region of Abruzzo.
The Italian government intends to extend the existing measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection until July 31, said Minister of healthcare Roberto Speranza.
"In order to coexist with the virus to onset of vaccine to run all the engines of our economy to face serious social problems that we see growing in our country, we must not retreat one millimeter from preventive measures. In line with this, the government intends to adopt a new decree extending the measures currently in force until 31 July," he said, speaking in the Italian Senate.
The President of Poland Andrzej Duda wants to make his first after the inauguration of the visit to Rome and the Vatican, reported the head of the Chancellery of the Polish President Krzysztof Mersky in the Polish radio.
On Sunday, the tune was re-elected Poland's President for a second term.
A leading hospital of the Italian city of Bergamo, which became most affected by the pandemic coronavirus in the world, last week celebrated the latest discharge of a patient from the intensive care and hopes that by early August, the infected it will not do, said in an interview with RIA Novosti chief physician of the hospital of Pope John XXIII throughout Fabio (Fabio Pezzoli).
In June, the mayor of Bergamo, where there are 120 thousand people, said that the city as a result of infection by the coronavirus have been 670 deaths, making it the most affected city in the world in proportionate terms. Throughout the province of Bergamo, according to official figures, there are more than 3 thousands of victims of the epidemic, however, local authorities estimate them at two to three times more.
Over 40 thousand Armenian citizens have returned home since the beginning of the pandemic coronavirus, said on Monday at a special meeting of Parliament Deputy Prime Minister of the country Tigran Avidan.
"Since March 15 with the assistance of commandant's office and the foreign Ministry 8 thousand Armenian citizens stuck in different countries because of the pandemic coronavirus, returned home, 2.2 thousand of them – for free. In General, due to the commandant's office issued the permits for the flights home more than 40 thousand citizens," said Avidan.
Two-thirds of Italians don't want American tourists back to the country this summer, reports TheLocal.it is with reference to a survey conducted by research company YouGov.
More than 61 percent of respondents said they would oppose the resumption of the reception of guests from USA. Against Chinese travelers voted 57 percent of respondents would not want the return of Britons – 44%.
Safest country to travel at the moment is China. Such opinion in conversation with Ura.ru expressed by the first Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on education and science, former chief sanitary doctor Gennady Onishchenko.
"It is lower than all the incidence — 5.8 per 1,000 of the population", — he explained. According to him, in India the incidence is also low, but to go there not worth it, because health care there is worse than in China.
Recession due COVID-19 in the Euro area becomes deeper and threatens to tear the currency Union of the EU, said the European Commissioner for Economics, Paolo Gentiloni in an interview with Welt.
"The latest economic figures are warning the recession is deeper than expected, and the economic development of countries in the Eurozone is becoming more and more uneven than expected in the spring. In Italy, France and Spain, the economy is collapsing at 10-11%. That's a lot. Other economies, such as Denmark, Poland, Sweden or Germany - yet, apparently, better able to cope with the crisis, there minus is around 4-6%. What we have always warned, confirmed: the recession because COVID-19 threatens to tear apart the Eurozone", - he said.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel next week ahead of the summit of heads of state and government of the EU will hold bilateral meetings with Prime Ministers of Italy and Spain, said the Deputy official representative of the government of Germany Martin Fitz.
According to her, Merkel and Conte will give a press conference about 17.30 (18.30 GMT). On Tuesday Merkel will meet with the Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sanchez.
A resident of the Italian province of Ancona was fined for speeding, according to the portal Autoappassionati.
The camera allegedly recorded as the Ford Focus drove at speeds of 703 km / HR.
Roman police reported conducted in respect of the investigation of corruption and fraud in the Armed forces of Italy operations, various measures of restraint specified for 31 people.
Among the defendants, as officials and representatives of the Ministry of defense of various ranks, and the businessmen, who are accused of fraud with the supply and involvement in criminal schemes when carrying out tenders for logistical support of the Armed forces.
The Italian government has allocated two million euros to support the Lebanese state schools in the framework of the UN children's Fund (UNICEF) for the development of schools in all regions of the country jointly with the Ministry of education, it is told in received RIA Novosti copy of the press release mission of the organization in Lebanon.
"The Embassy of Italy in Beirut have signed a financing agreement in the amount of two million euros to the UNICEF programme to support Lebanese public schools", - stated in the message.
The doctors of the Vatican paediatric hospital Bambino Gesù ("the Baby Jesus") completed the separation of two year old sisters conjoined twins from Central African Republic who was born with fused skulls.
Italian experts have learned about children in July 2018 - President of Bambino Gesù Mariella Enoch saw the newly born babies in hospital in the capital of the CARS Bangui.
The Minister of health of Italy, Roberto Speranza has imposed a ban on the arrival of flights from Bangladesh once aboard the plane, arrived on Monday, found 21 infected with the coronavirus COVID-19.
"I just decided to suspend flights arriving from Bangladesh, after the detection of a significant number of positive cases on the flight, arrived yesterday in Rome. We confirm the passing of quarantine for immigrants from countries outside the EU and Schengen. After all our sacrifice, we can't afford to import the infection from abroad", - wrote the Minister in his Facebook.
The white house has defended President Donald trump that 99% of the cases COVID-19 "completely harmless".
"It was a factual statement based on the science and showing that the mortality rate in our country is very low... the President mentioned the fact that the vast majority of Americans that get the coronavirus will survive this," he told reporters at a briefing a press-the Secretary of the tramp Kaylee Makineni.
French police found in the truck from Italy 11 migrants, reports on Monday, the portal francetvinfo.
Illegal passengers were found in the var Department in the South-East of France, in the Provence - Alpes - côte d'azur. It is noted that the migrants were men from Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan - not feeling well due to transportation conditions.
Italy always with infinite gratitude will remember the artistic genius of the composer Ennio Morricone, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.
Morricone died last night in Rome on 92-m to year of life. According to the will of his family, the funeral of the outstanding musician will be held in a strictly private form.
Composer Ennio Morricone, who died Monday at 92-year life, left a deep mark in the musical history of the second half of the twentieth century and made a great contribution to strengthening the credibility of Italy in the world, said the President Sergio Mattarella.
"The death of Ennio Morricone deprives us of the outstanding and brilliant artist. Refined and at the same time popular musician, he left a deep trace in the music history of the late twentieth century. Thanks to his soundtracks he made a great contribution to spreading and strengthening the credibility of Italy in the world", - the telegram says the Mattarella, which he handed to the presidential Quirinal Palace.
The famous Italian composer Ennio Morricone has died on 94-m to year of life, reported news channel Rainews24.
It is clarified that a few days ago he broke his hip and died on the night of Monday in one of the Roman hospitals, "the consequences of the fall". Other details are still unknown.
Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 was dormant long before the outbreak in Wuhan last winter and emerged at the confluence of natural factors. To such conclusion came a senior research fellow at the Oxford Centre of evidence-based medicine (Centre for Evidence-based Medicine, CEBM) Tom Jefferson.
Based on data from around the world, the scientist expressed confidence that the virus was in different countries for some time. So, earlier traces of coronavirus detected in sewage samples from Barcelona were collected in March 2019 — nine months before the first cases COVID-19 in China. Positive results have also shown the samples from Turin and Milan last December.
Elections to the Sabor (Parliament) of Croatia, the main competitors are the President and Prime Minister of the party, will not solve the accumulated contradictions in the country and its issues with neighbors, said RIA Novosti Director of the International Institute for the study of the Middle East and the Balkans (IFIMES) Ziad Becirovic
The state election Commission has registered 3.85 million voters who vote in almost seven thousand polling stations in the country and abroad. Stations are open from 7.00 am (8.00 am GMT) and 19.00 (20.00 GMT) on Sunday, the first results of the GIC will report after 21.00 (22.00 MSK).
A new wave of infection with coronavirus is expected in November and December, you need to seriously prepare for it, because it can be complicated by seasonal SARS outbreak like COVID-19 symptoms, said in an interview with RIA Novosti former head of the world Union of doctors, WMA, Professor Leonid Eidelman.
According to the Professor, that by November, when the predicted wave of the epidemic will overlap the seasonal outbreak of SARS, should be fully mobilized health care system. The autumn wave of disease, by all accounts, will be more significant than the growth of infections associated with the abolition of quarantine restrictions, he said.
Italian police uncovered a network of distributors of child pornography, sharing his prohibited materials in the "known messenger".
According to state police, militiamen managed to open the nicknames of the participants, which allowed Saturday to conduct searches of 50 people throughout Italy. Three people were under arrest. According to local media reports, the operation took place in 15 of the 20 regions of the country.
After completing the first half of the year 2020 in different countries count the losses of the tourism sector and assess the changes, according to TourDom.ru.
In Italy, according to the Ministry of culture and tourism, 100 thousand families have already benefited from the government vouchers for 500 euros, which they can spend on tourist services in the country. However, for the survival of the business travel this is not enough: we need foreign guests in different areas ranged from 50 to 88 per cent of tourist arrivals.
The famous Italian fashion designer Giorgio Armani and the famous chef Gino Sorbillo become the new ambassadors of the world tourism organization to the UN in honor of the restart of tourism in Italy.
"The world tourism organization (UNWTO) has appointed two new special envoys on the background of the restart of the sector across Europe. In connection with the Secretary-General's visit to Italy ... the UNWTO has appointed famous fashion designer Giorgio Armani and the famous chef Gino Sorbillo their new special ambassadors for tourism," - said in a press release.
Serious fertility decline is expected in Italy as a result of the pandemic COVID-19, indicated in published on Friday the annual report of the National Institute of statistics (Istat).
"The rapid decline in fertility may be even more acceleration in the period of post - Covid", - stated in the document.
The legendary Sardinian bandit Graziano Mezin named Gracianette disappeared from her home town of Orgosolo, a few hours before the verdict in his case the Supreme court of cassation of Italy.
Thursday around midnight, reporters learned that the Supreme court of Italy has rejected the petition of lawyers 78-year-old mezinov:. Thus handed down in 2018, the decision of the court of appeal of Cagliari, sentencing him to 30 years in prison for international drug trafficking, entered into force.
The organizers of a series of experiments on the isolation of the crew for flight simulation on the moon are still going to spend some of the annual experiments, but the intervals between them will make shorter than originally planned, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Director of the Institute of biomedical problems (IBMP) of RAS Oleg Orlov.
"Our intentions with respect to subsequent annual insulations remain in force. Moreover, we want as much as possible to condense the schedule. Therefore, preparations for the first annual experiment will start in the end of this year, in order to minimize the period between the end of the 8-month and year-to isolation," said Orlov, answering the question, what has changed with the plans of the Institute after the transfer of the 8-month stage.
International expert, member of the city Council of Italian city of Monza Federico arena said the level of sanitation safety on sites for voting on amendments to the Constitution.
According to him, one of the important features of the electoral process was the ability to vote in several ways for several days. He noted that he was impressed by the video surveillance system during the voting process.
Finland receives from the EU structures 12 million euros to receive 175 minors arriving in the country from the camps of the Mediterranean countries, said on Tuesday the interior Ministry of Finland.
As expected, 175 minor refugees in camps in Greece, Italy, Cyprus and Malta, will arrive in Finland in July.
Lombardy is the only region of Italy, where the pandemic COVID-19 wearing medical masks in the open air is mandatory for citizens.
The order extends for a further two weeks period of the use of this PPE by all people of this Northern Italian region, signed by its President Attilio Fontana. An exception is made only for people who are active in sports, especially running and race walking in the fresh air.
The number who died as a result of infection with coronavirus in Italy per day increased by six and reached 34 744 people, said the Ministry of health of the country.
This is the lowest increase since the first of March, when it was reported 5 deaths. On March 2, the number of victims increased by 18, March 3 – 27.
More than 100 world leaders, including 18 Nobel peace laureates signed the letter, which urged the international community to make vaccines COVID-19 available around the world as the "common good", said located in Bangladesh, the Yunus centre, founded by Nobel peace prize laureate Mohammed Yunus.
The initiative was joined by former presidents, politicians, and internationally known actors and Directors, in particular the Nobel peace prize laureate and former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, former President of the European Commission and former Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi, actors George Clooney, Matt Damon and Sharon stone and many others.
Next export the flight from 121 a citizen of Russia flew in Sunday night from Rome Fiumicino to Moscow, said the Russian Embassy in Italy.
"Home can go Russian citizens from different regions of our country", - the diplomat said.
The head of the ruling in Tripoli, the national consensus Government (NTC) of Libya Fayez Sarraj and Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conti agreed to establish a Committee to monitor the return of Italian companies in Libya, said the Libyan TV channel "Libya al-Ahrar" after the talks.
As noted, the channel, Sarraj and Conti "agreed to form a Committee to monitor the return of Italian companies to resume their activities in Libya and the continued participation of Italy in the demining process".
The French investigating authorities have charged six detainees in the case about stealing the work of street artist Banksy, which was done on one of the back doors of the concert hall, Paris "Bataclan", reports channel BFMTV, citing sources close to the investigation.
The work of Banksy in memory of the victims of the terrorist attack on 13 November 2015 stolen in January 2019. The drawing was found during the investigation in Italy.
The number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus in India per day increased by 18.5 thousand and is 508 953, according to the Ministry of health and family welfare.
According to authorities, treatment in the country are 197 387 people, recovered 295 880 (10 244 per night), died 15 685 (384 per day).
Coronavirus is not able to transmitted by mosquitoes. To such conclusion scientists from the National Institute of health in Italy (ISS), says MedicalXpress.
In the study, scientists found that the virus is transmitted via infected insect's blood, not capable of further reproduction and transmission.
The national office civil transport (ENAC) has introduced new rules for hand baggage for airlines operating flights to Italy, according to La Repubblica.
Travelers can take on Board only those bags or backpacks that can fit under the seat in front of passengers. To use Luggage racks now not of "security reasons".
The number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus in India per day increased by 17.2 thousand and is 490 401, according to the Ministry of health and family welfare.
According to authorities, treatment in the country are 189 463, recovered 285 636 people (13 940 per night), died 15 301 (407 per day).
Germany, France and Italy call on all parties to the conflict in Libya immediately and unconditionally cease hostilities, said in a joint statement, the Ministers of the three European countries.
Berlin, Paris and Rome also urged "all foreign participants to stop any interference, and to comply fully with the embargo on weapons imposed by the security Council of the United Nations". The authors support the early conclusion of negotiations in the military Committee 5 5 under the auspices of UNSMIL and the signing of a "long-term and credible cease-fire."
Russian woman arrested in Turin, Italy for the stabbing bar owner allegedly made her obscene allusions in exchange for employment, charged with attempted murder, told reporters at the Russian Embassy in Italy.
On Thursday, the representative of Consulate General of Russia in Milan in conversation with RIA Novosti confirmed that Russian citizenship was arrested.
Medical Italian authorities have identified infection with coronavirus COVID-19 28 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean sea German vessel the NGO Sea Watch, said on Wednesday the news channel RaiNews24.
Previously, more than 200 who have suffered disaster refugees were brought on Board the quarantine ship Moby Zaza, located in the roads in the Sicilian port of Porto Empedocle. On Tuesday all of them were tested for the coronavirus. In 28 cases, the tests showed the infection COVID-19. It was also reported that on Tuesday one of the migrants was urgently hospitalized in the infectious diseases hospital of the city of Caltanissetta with suspected tuberculosis. He also discovered coronavirus.
The number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus in India per day increased by 15.9 thousand and is 456 183, according to the Ministry of health and family welfare.
According to authorities, treatment in the country are 183 022 people, recovered 258 684 people (10 495 per day), died on 14 476 (465 days).
Ukraine and Italy refused to participate in the establishment of astrophysical space Observatory Gamma-400, designed to observe gamma-ray sources in the Universe, the telescope will be purely Russian, told RIA Novosti scientific project Manager, chief researcher of the physics Institute Arkady'per.
In April the General Director of NPO Lavochkin, Vladimir Kolmykov told RIA Novosti that the launch of the Observatory is planned in 2030.
The number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus in India per day increased by 14.9 thousand and is 440 215, according to the Ministry of health and family welfare.
According to authorities, treatment in the country are 178 014 people, recovered 237 195 (10 994 per day), died on 14 011 (312 per day).
Italian scientists identify virus COVID-19 in the wastewater in December of last year at this stage does not change the situation with the origin of the virus, said at a briefing Director of the who programme on emergency health Michael Ryan.
"The Italian study is interesting. This is an important study that should continue. But I don't think at this stage, this study can change the origin of the virus as such," he said.
The number who died as a result of infection with coronavirus in Italy for the day was 23 and reached 34 657 people, the reports of service of civil defence.
This is the lowest increase since the second of March, when it was reported 18 deaths. 3 Mar the number of victims increased by 27, 4 March – already at 79.
The average age of births in Russia shifted to 30 years, the trend of later births is a worldwide, increasing the number of births at a later age may be associated with the development of reproductive technologies on the earlier can influence regional characteristics, questioned RIA Novosti demographers.
According to the Rosstat report seen by RIA Novosti, five women over the age of 60 have given birth in the 2019 first-borns, and another 14 - second and subsequent children. Also more than 10 thousand girls aged 12 to 18 years in Russia in 2019 gave birth to their first child.
It turned out, when do you plan to resume regular flights to Turkey, according to ATOR.
Turkish Airlines has announced a new date of resumption of flights abroad in July. In the Turkish carrier's schedule are flights to 123 international destinations in North America, Asia, middle East, Africa, Europe.
The UK since may last year romp through Europe in a caravan, according to Lonely Planet.
Travel in the camper and still allows to comply with the measures of social distancing and isolation, found a British couple Josh and Harriet. However, they went to meet the adventure back in may of last year.
The number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus in India per day increased by 14.5 thousand and is 395 048, according to the Ministry of health and family welfare.
According to authorities, treatment in the country are 168 269 people, recovered 213 830 (9 120 per night), died 12 948 (375 per day).
Export the fifth flight for stranded in France, the Russians flew in Friday from Paris in the direction of Moscow.
"On Board the aircraft operating the flight SU2043 are 134 passengers. 125 of them Russian citizens, two citizens of France, Spain, Moldova, Italy and a citizen of the Netherlands", - told RIA Novosti the representative of the Russian Embassy in Paris, Anton Tokovinin.
The contradiction of the decisions of the European court of human rights (ECHR) of the Constitution is a common issue for European countries, not just Russia, its solution has not been found at the international level in the Council of Europe, told RIA Novosti President and member of Executive Committee of Russian Association of international law Anatoly Kapustin.
The Venice Commission of the Council of Europe, expressing his opinion on the amendment to the Constitution of the Russian Federation according to decisions of the ECHR, recommended to remove the proposed addition to article 79 of the Constitution (on international relations), or change its wording. The Commission pointed out that Russia made a political decision to join the Council of Europe and to remain a member of this organization. By ratifying the ECHR, and recognizing the jurisdiction of the Strasbourg court, it assumed the obligation to comply with court orders. Co-chair of the working group to discuss amendments Andrei Klishas told RIA Novosti that the Russian Federation took note of the position of the Venice Commission, but will not amend a constitutional amendment.
Coronavirus was present in the wastewater of Milan and Turin in December last year — to such conclusion experts from the Italian Higher Institute of health.
The researchers examined 40 samples of sewage collected from October 2019 to February 2020.
The government of Malta announced its intention to remove restrictions on flights with all countries from July 15, including with Russia, according to ATOR.
The Ministry of tourism and protection of the rights of consumers and the Malta tourism authority (MTA) announced the inclusion of six additional countries to the list of areas with which Malta resumes flights from 1 July.
More than two thousand people have died from the coronavirus in India per day, the number of identified cases of infection in the country increased by 13.5 thousand and 380 of 532, according to the Ministry of health and family welfare.
According to authorities, treatment in the country are 163 248 people, recovered 204 710 (10 386 per night), died 12 573 (336 per day).
The number of patients of intensive therapy with the coronavirus in Italy rose for the first time in two and a half months – during the day, they became more than five people, according to the summary of service of civil defence of the country.
This indicator moved to lower April 4, before reaching the level of 4068 people. Now in intensive care remain 168 infected.
The number of foreign tourists who will visit Italy this summer, will fall to 43 million people, or 43.4 percent compared to the year 2019, according to a study of the Florentine Center for tourism studies.
Within three months it is expected the unprecedented decline of 12.8 million travelers and 56 million overnight stays compared to last summer, leading to a drop in the revenue of travel industry representatives at 3.2 billion euros, and half of them will lose the hoteliers.
Two fugitives who left during his escape from the Roman prison note with promises to return, arrested by the police and carabinieri in Pisa.
Cousins Lil Akhmetovich and David Zukanovic left the Roman prison Rebibbia on the night of 3 June. They sawed the bars of the cell file and was free for related fire hoses. According to the newspaper la Repubblica, the escape of two representatives of Roma workers noticed only after two or three hours.