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Italy: Country in southern Europe
Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a European country consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Alps and surrounded by several islands. Italy is located in south-central Europe, and it is also considered a part of western Europe. A unitary parliamentary republic with its capital in Rome, the country covers a total area of 301,340 km2 (116,350 sq mi) and shares land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, and the enclaved microstates of Vatican City and San Marino. Italy has a territorial exclave in Switzerland (Campione) and a maritime exclave in Tunisian waters (Lampedusa). With around 60 million inhabitants, Italy is the third-most populous member state of the European Union.

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Automakers make push to reopen plants [Video]

Automakers make push to reopen plants

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Wall St soars on hopes of slowing coronavirus deaths

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Italian doctor treats coronavirus patients at home

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A slowing rate of hospitalisations requiring intensive care may mean the peak of Italy's crisis is within sight.

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Spain overtakes Italy in virus cases, though death rate slows

Spain is now second in the number of coronavirus infections only to the United States.

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Zara-owner Inditex stalls amid global lockdowns

Zara-owner Inditex has switched its clothes factories in Spain over to making medical supplies and its logistics hub has almost ground to a halt, while Sweden's H&M reports plunge in March sales. Ciara..

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Iceland Allows Everyone In The Country To Be Tested For Coronavirus

Iceland, home to about 364,000 people, is taking a different approach to the coronavirus than other countries. According to Reuters, the Icelandic government allows testing for anyone who wants it...

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Researchers Looking To Nitric Oxide As Possible Treatment For Coronavirus Patients

Researchers in Massachusetts and Italy, are investigating a well-known medical treatment as a possible COVID-19 treatment. Clinical trials have begun in order to find out whether inhaled nitric oxide..

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Global Coronavirus Cases Surpass One Million [Video]

Global Coronavirus Cases Surpass One Million

Global coronavirus cases surpassed 1 million on Thursday. The pandemic has exploded in the United States and the death toll continues to climb in Italy and Spain. The virus has killed more than 51,000..

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Top EU court: eastern states broke law by refusing refugees [Video]

Top EU court: eastern states broke law by refusing refugees

The European Union's top court ruled on Thursday that Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic had broken the law by refusing to host refugees to help ease the burden on southern states such as Greece..

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Livening up lockdown: Top musical moments from around the world [Video]

Livening up lockdown: Top musical moments from around the world

From opera singers to saxophonists, musicians around the world have brought a bit of much needed cheer to their neighborhoods during coronavirus lockdown.

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Italian doctors use robots to keep distance [Video]

Italian doctors use robots to keep distance

Help has finally arrived at the Circolo hospital in Varese, on the frontline dealing with enormous numbers of patients in the area hardest hit by the coronavirus outbreak. And it has come in the form..

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