Italian jihadist's family arrested in anti-terror op


Italian police on Wednesday arrested in dawn raids 10 people from two families who were allegedly about to leave the country to fight in Syria as part of a vast anti-terrorism operation, ANSA sources said.


Italian purchasing power up 0.8%

The purchasing power of Italian households increased by 0.6% in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the previous three months and by 0.8% with respect to the same period in 2014, national statistics agency Istat said Wednesday.

Record 137,000 migrants crossed Med in 2015-UNHCR


A record number of 137,000 refugees and migrants crossed the Mediterranean from North Africa in the first six months of 2015, United Nations refugee agency UNHCR said in a report on Wednesday.




Soccer: Pogba 'not leaving Juve'

Sports. Paul Pogba is not leaving Juventus, the Turin giants said Wednesday. Juve have turned down Barcelona's offer of 80 million euros for the France midfielder, they said.

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Expo 2015

Commissioner says figures show World Fair a success

Over 6 million visited Milan Expo in first 2 months, says Sala

Milan Expo 2015 Commissioner Giuseppe Sala said Wednesday that over six million people visited the World Fair in its first two months.

Deputy FM on first official trip abroad

Israel's Tzipi Hotovely visits Expo

​Israel's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Tzipi Hotovely, visited Expo as part of her first official visit abroad since taking office. "I'm very excited and at the same time very happy to be at Expo, which I find beautiful," Hotovely said.

Israel's deputy FM visits on Natl Day

Hotovely says Expo food theme is message of peace

Israel is at Expo because it "knows how to steal water from the desert" and also because "the theme of food also expresses a message of peace," said Israel's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Tzipi Hotovely, during her visit to Expo on the occasion of Is...

Vertical planting triumph symbolic of country itself

Israel pavilion's vertical garden reflects identity

The Israel pavilion at Expo has a living garden growing sideways on a wall 70 metres long and 12 metres high, a green example of "vertical planting," an Israeli innovation that has allowed the country to explore cultivation despite its arid, water-starved ...

Calls Israeli pavilion's vertical garden 'beautiful, creative'

David Grossman receives Rosa d'Oro Prize, visits Expo

Israeli author David Grossman, whose internationally bestselling books have been translated into over 30 languages, was in Milan last week to kick off the "La Milanesiana" cultural festival, where he received the Rosa d'Oro Prize for his work.

'Food Poverty Food Bank' presents statistics at world's fair

One in 10 Italians suffer food poverty - Food Bank at Expo

One in every 10 Italians suffer from food poverty and can't afford a regular meal, and 1.3 million of those who suffer are minors, said Italian Food Bank Network (IFBN) on Tuesday, during their presentation "Food Poverty Food Bank" at Milan Expo.

More than 50,000 food terms and techniques explained

Culinary app in 9 languages for Milan Expo

Expo Dictionary, a new digital resource and smartphone app with nine languages dedicated entirely to food terms, culinary techniques, and food handling, was announced Tuesday by publishing house Edizioni Plan. The dictionary/app is online at www.

Deputy FM Hotovely thanks Italy for pizza

Israel national day at Expo a 'celebration for all'

Israel has celebrated its National Day at the Milan Expo 2015 world's fair.

Country celebrates national day at world's fair

Israel thanks Italy for inventing pizza

The deputy foreign minister of Israel thanked Italy for inventing pizza during Israel's national day at Milan Expo 2015. "I am a big fan of pizza, and I take this opportunity to thank Italy," said Tzipi Hotovely.

Israel's pavillion at Expo

June 25 to be celebration 'in exquisitely Israeli style'

Israel National Day at Expo to be 'overwhelming, exuberant'

The Israel Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015 announced on Tuesday its line-up of events and entertainment for the country's National Day, scheduled for June 25 and promising to be "overwhelming, fun, exuberant, in exquisitely Israeli style," said Elazar Cohen, I...

Catholic charity event in the name of sharing and solidarity

The People's Canteen, a 1km table to seat 5,000 at Expo

The Expo world's fair will host a so-called People's Canteen - a table stretching one kilometer in the name of sharing and solidarity organized by the Milan diocese and various Catholic charities.

Scientists explore role of food proteins in nutritional science

European proteomics congress opens at Expo

The IX annual congress of the European Proteomics Association opened at Milan Expo on Tuesday centring on the role of food proteins in nutritional science.

False dietary myths to blame, doctor says in Expo lecture

One in three nine-year-olds overweight, says study presented at Expo

Nearly one in three Italian nine-year-olds are overweight or obese, according to a health ministry study presented at Expo on Tuesday. Specifically , 20% of nine-year-olds are overweight and 9.8% obese, the study found.

Allocates 150,000 euros in 2016

Lombardy OKs collective veg garden law, part of Milan Expo legacy

The Lombardy regional council on Tuesday unanimously approved a law recognizing, promoting and financing collective vegetable gardens.

East Asian republic promotes 'genuine' food at world’s fair

South Korea fetes national day, coop swith Italy at Milan Expo

East Asian republic promotes 'genuine' food at world’s fair

Four out of 10 women would like to improve their diets

Italian women view food as health factor

Italian women see food as a health factor rather than as a source of pleasure and satisfaction of a need, according to the results of a survey by the national observatory on health of women (Onda) presented Monday at Expo Milan 2015.

Serbian foreign minister notes Italy is main trading partner

Serbia 'counts on Italy for EU,' Dacic says at Milan Expo

Serbia is counting on Italy's support during its application to enter the European Union, Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said Monday during a day at Expo Milan 2015 dedicated to Serbia.

Leaders set aside tensions to focus on agriculture, climate

Renzi-Hollande meeting at Milan Expo was 'excellent'

Italian Premier Matteo Renzi and French President François Hollande have strongly denied there is any tension between Italy and France, insisting at a meeting last weekend to mark the French contribution to Expo Milan 2015 that relations between the two co...

First lady's visit includes Expo, Milan, Venice, Vicenza

Michelle Obama thanks US troops, promotes nutrition during visit

Michelle Obama spoke out against the killings this week of nine people in the United States as she met Friday with American troops and their families based in the northern Italian city of Vicenza.

International experts discuss at Soremartec conference

At Expo, the good diet 'revolution'

Are there foods that are good or bad for health? Can one talk of the "ideal diet"? To give a response to these questions, scientists and experts from the world of nutrition came together on Friday at Expo Milan for a meeting called "Back to Bas...

Diet revolution