Covid-19: France, Germany and Italy droop AstraZeneca vaccine

The Irish Republic, Denmark, Norway, Bulgaria and Iceland have additionally quickly halted inoculations with the vaccine, whereas the Democratic Republic of Congo and Indonesia have postponed the launch of their rollouts. Several European international locations, together with Austria, have suspended using sure batches of the drug as a precautionary measure. Source

Sputnik V deal signed: Italy to grow to be first EU nation to provide Russian Covid-19 vaccine

Italy has signed an settlement with Russia to launch the manufacturing of the Sputnik V vaccine, with first batches anticipated to return out of an Italian plant as early as June. This would make it the primary EU nation to provide the jab. The deal was signed between the Russia Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), which… Continue reading Sputnik V deal signed: Italy to grow to be first EU nation to provide Russian Covid-19 vaccine

Italy blocks export of AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine to Australia

Italy on Thursday blocked a cargo of an AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 vaccine that was destined for Australia, marking the primary EU intervention because the bloc adopted rules to regulate vaccine exports exterior the EU.  The newly put in authorities of Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi didn’t grant the British-Swedish drug producer permission to ship round 250,000 doses… Continue reading Italy blocks export of AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine to Australia

Italy, EU block AstraZeneca vaccine cargo to Australia

The move affecting 250,000 doses displays frustration inside the bloc over the shortfall of promised vaccine deliveries. A cargo of a quarter-million AstraZeneca vaccines destined for Australia has been blocked from leaving the European Union within the first use of an export management system instituted by the bloc to ensure massive pharma firms would respect… Continue reading Italy, EU block AstraZeneca vaccine cargo to Australia

Italy holds state funeral for ambassador, bodyguard killed in DRC

The victims have been kidnapped and fatally shot whereas travelling in a UN World Food Programme convoy. Italy has held a state funeral for its ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and his bodyguard killed in an ambush {that a} cardinal stated ought to immediate everybody to “hear the cry” of a… Continue reading Italy holds state funeral for ambassador, bodyguard killed in DRC

Italy’s ambassador to DR Congo killed in assault on UN convoy

The Italian Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Luca Attanasio and two different folks have been killed on Monday throughout in an assault on a United Nations convoy.  According to an announcement issued by the Italian Foreign Ministry, the 43-year-old ambassador, a carabinieri police officer who was offering safety for him and a 3rd… Continue reading Italy’s ambassador to DR Congo killed in assault on UN convoy

Italy’s coastguard searches for survivors after migrant shipwreck

So far 45 folks have been rescued, whereas 5 to 10 others are believed to be lacking off Lampedusa’s southern coast. The Italian coastguard has launched a rescue operation after a ship carrying not less than 50 migrants and refugees capsized in a single day off the coast of Lampedusa. The coastguard stated on Saturday… Continue reading Italy’s coastguard searches for survivors after migrant shipwreck

INTERVIEW with Antonio Tajani: Italy’s reset underneath the brand new Draghi authorities

On the identical day as the boldness vote for Italy’s new Mario Draghi-led authorities, New Europe was in  Rome to talk with present MEP and former President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, from Forza Italia about his occasion’s view of the brand new administration, which is the primary in Italy’s historical past to be… Continue reading INTERVIEW with Antonio Tajani: Italy’s reset underneath the brand new Draghi authorities

Italy’s Draghi sworn in as PM amid daunting challenges

Mario Draghi heads unity authorities known as on to confront Italy’s coronavirus disaster and financial hunch. The Italian president has sworn in a former chief of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, as prime minister on the head of a unity authorities known as on to confront the coronavirus disaster and financial hunch. All however… Continue reading Italy’s Draghi sworn in as PM amid daunting challenges

More attention-grabbing turns in Italy’s political disaster

New Europe spoke with former the Forza Italia Senator Andrea Causin about his option to help the political majority pushing for a so-called third Conte Government. Causin was appointed this week as deputy head of the lately fashioned Europeisti-Maie-Centro Democratico political group within the Italian Senate. Raffaele Fantetti is the chief of this group of 10… Continue reading More attention-grabbing turns in Italy’s political disaster