Italian PM Mario Draghi calls for U.S., UK to lift block on export of coronavirus vaccines

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said on Wednesday that the United States and Britain should lift their block on the export of COVID-19 vaccines. Draghi told the lower house of parliament he shared the aim behind U.S. President Joe Biden’s call for a waiver of patents on coronavirus vaccines, adding that a temporary suspension would… Read More Italian PM Mario Draghi calls for U.S., UK to lift block on export of coronavirus vaccines

Two U.S. tourists sentenced to life imprisonment for murder of Italian policeman

Two American tourists have been found guilty of murdering a policeman near their Rome hotel in 2019 and have been sentenced to life in prison, a judge said in a verdict read out to a packed court. Finnegan Lee Elder, who was 19 at the time, had admitted to stabbing Mario Cerciello Rega in the… Read More Two U.S. tourists sentenced to life imprisonment for murder of Italian policeman

Italian prosecutor demands life imprisonment for U.S. students over murder of policeman

An Italian prosecutor on Saturday demanded life sentences for two young Americans being tried on murder charges after a policeman was killed following a botched drugs sale in Rome. Finnegan Lee Elder, who was 19 at the time, has admitted to stabbing Mario Cerciello Rega in the early hours of July 26, 2019, while his… Read More Italian prosecutor demands life imprisonment for U.S. students over murder of policeman