Brindisi (Italy)

Type: City
Name: Brindisi (Italy)
Country: Italy
Latitude: 40.639999
Longitude: 17.93
population: 92,457
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

XINHUA - 16 arrested in anti-mafia operation in Southern Italy

16 arrested in anti-mafia operation in Southern ItalyContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.ROME, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Italian police arrested 16 people on Thursday in an anti-mafia operation in the southern region of Puglia, authorities said.The operation was ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Sea patrols in Mediterranean extended as borders agency faces 2.3m shortfall

Men disembarking at Brindisi harbour, southern Italy, after being rescued off the coast of Sicily on 15 September. Photograph: AFP/Operations to secure Europe 's frontiers face potential cutbacks in order to finance extended patrols in the Mediterranean ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Italians join members of singing group

WHILE Opera Viva, Merseyside’s amateur opera company, were entertaining shoppers as part of Liverpool One's Tickling the Ivories programme, they were joined by a few new members.Some passing Italians, were delighted to hear Verdi’s much loved Chorus of ... [Published Champion - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

ECJ rules in favor of Greek national in Italian discrimination case

The European Court of Justice has reversed an earlier ruling by an Italian court against the appointment of Iraklis Haralambidis, a Greek national, as president of the port authority in Brindisi, Italy. Haralambidis had been placed at the helm of the ... [Published eKathimerini.com - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Setting up operations in CAR is challenging: UN

The United Nations (UN) has described as a logistical challenge the setting up of its operations in the Central African Republic.The official transfer of power from the African Union MISCA force to blue helmets is set to go ahead on September 15, just ... [Published SABC - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Puglia: not down at heel, just rugged good looks

The Corner Ristorante does not look promising. With its drab brown concrete walls, each of them bereft of windows, it seems the sort of establishment where you might encounter dirty beer glasses and broken pool cues, angry glares and the unspoken threat ... [Published The Independent - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

WFP Appeals To International Community To Assist Ebola Stricken Countries

The World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday appealed to the international community to assist Ebola stricken countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea with food and medical assistance to help combat the outbreak.Ms Pippa Bradford, WFP Representative ... [Published Peace FM - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

Row over imprisoned Italian soldiers threatens to overshadow extravagant Indian wedding

The lavish wedding featuring intricately decorated elephants and sari-clad dancers but the marines' supporters say they will protest against the wedding An extravagant wedding between the scions of two of India’s richest families, featuring intricately ... [Published Telegraph - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Commute around the world with 12 beautiful Hyperlapse videos

Yesterday Instagram released Hyperlapse , a new app for creating time-lapse videos. Many users responded by making ho-hum videos of their offices—understandable, given how much time we spend at work. But another daily routine proved a far better test ... [Published Quartz - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Landing On A Hopeful Shore, Italy's 100,000th Migrant

BRINDISI  — Dressed in black with a white veil, Iftikar al Daye is sitting on a bench, waiting. She's in a Red Cross tent in what used to be a shed for the Montecatini chemical company on Italy's Sant'Apollinare jetty. A handwritten card is pinned on ... [Published Worldcrunch - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Italian Navy ship disembarks 750 immigrants in Brindisi

(AGI) Brindisi, Aug 14 - The Italian Navy ship 'Scirocco' iscompleting the disembarking of 750 immigrants in Brindisi. Theimmigrants were rescued in the Channel of Sicily, during theoperation Mare Nostrum, and they will all stay in Brindisi fora few hours, ... [Published AGI.it - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 2 reports

World: WFP Head And Director-General Of Italian Development Cooperation Inaugurate New UNHRD Facilities In San Vito Dei Normanni

Source: World Food ProgrammeCountry: Italy, World BRINDISI – New humanitarian response facilities were inaugurated today at the former US military base at San Vito dei Normanni (near Brindisi), in the presence of the the Executive Director of the UN World ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 17 2014]

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...Mahecic said: "With the situation in Libya, how volatile it is at the moment, there is perhaps less control of the border, and there are many people who simply fear they can't stay any longer. They opt to board boats leaving Libyan shores."
...He indicates that the season is only really getting started now. "The grapes had a slight delay compared to previous years. July was less warm, causing the grapes to ripen more evenly and slower."
Hundreds of people have signed up to a Facebook page protesting against the wedding. "We cannot tolerate the sight of Fasano genuflecting before the plutocrats of a nation that holds two of our citizens hostage in defiance of international law" the protest page read
... "I left Damascus two years ago with my son, my  daughter-in-law and my grandchildren," she adds. "We've mostly been in Egypt since then, and we left on the boat from there."

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XINHUA - 16 arrested in anti-mafia operation in... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 13 hours ago]
Sea patrols in Mediterranean extended as border... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 18 2014]
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Italians join members of singing group [Published Champion - Sep 16 2014]
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Jan Prinsen visits Italian grape growers [Published Fresh Plaza - Sep 08 2014]
Puglia: not down at heel, just rugged good looks [Published The Independent - Sep 08 2014]
WFP Appeals To International Community To Assis... [Published Peace FM - Sep 05 2014]
Row over imprisoned Italian soldiers threatens ... [Published Telegraph - Sep 03 2014]
Shadow of jailed Italian marines over big fat I... [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 02 2014]
Commute around the world with 12 beautiful Hype... [Published Quartz - Aug 27 2014]
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Source: World Food ProgrammeCountry: Italy, World BRINDISI – New humanitarian response facilities were inaugurated today at the former US military base at San Vito dei Normanni (near Brindisi), in the presence of the the Executive Director of the UN World ...
Italy: WFP Head And Director-General Of Italian... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 17 2014]
Source: World Food ProgrammeCountry: Italy, World BRINDISI – New humanitarian response facilities were inaugurated today at the former US military base at San Vito dei Normanni (near Brindisi), in the presence of the the Executive Director of the UN World ...
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