• Sicily
  • [ˌmɛddzoˈdʒorno] , literally "midday") is a macroregion of Italy traditionally encompassing the territories of the former Kingdom of the two Sicilies (all the southern section of the Italian Peninsula and Sicily ), with the frequent addition of the island of Sardinia . (wikipedia.org)
  • Southern Italy forms the lower part of the Italian "boot" , containing the ankle ( Campania ), the toe ( Calabria ), the arch ( Basilicata ), and the heel ( Apulia ), Molise (north of Apulia) and Abruzzo (north of Molise) along with the island of Sicily. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Italy Star was instituted by the United Kingdom in May 1945 for award to those who had served in operations in Sicily or Italy during the Italian Campaign, from the capture of Pantellaria on 11 June 1943 to the end of active hostilities in Europe on 8 May 1945, both dates inclusive. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Romans called the area of Sicily and the foot of Italy, Magna Graecia (Latin, "Great Greece"), since it was so densely inhabited by the Greeks. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mezzogiorno
  • The island of Sardinia, although for cultural, linguistic and historical reasons having less in common with the aforementioned regions, is frequently included as Southern Italy or Mezzogiorno , often for statistical and economical purposes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Italian
  • Italy has also sought to avoid open conflict with Libya because it has from 5,000 to 8,000 citizens working and living in its former North African colony, because it depends on Libya for up to 30 percent of its oil and because Muammar Qaddafi's government owes about 50 Italian firms about $600 million for completed work. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Since classical times, ancient Phoenicians, Carthaginians and Greeks established settlements in the south of Italy, with Etruscans and Celts inhabiting the centre and the north of Italy respectively and various ancient Italian tribes and Italic peoples dispersed throughout the Italian Peninsula and insular Italy. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Italy Star is a military campaign medal, instituted by the United Kingdom in May 1945 for award to subjects of the British Commonwealth who served in the Second World War, specifically in the Italian Campaign from 1943 to 1945. (wikipedia.org)
  • After this swift victory, the Allies pressed on into Italy and, when the Italian Campaign began on 3 September 1943, became the first Allied forces to land back on mainland Europe since the Canadian-led Dieppe Raid on 19 August, 1942. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wind Telecomunicazioni S.p.A. (also known as Wind Italy) was an Italian telecom operator which offers integrated mobile, fixed telephony and Internet services (under Wind brand for mobile and business services and under Infostrada brand for home). (wikipedia.org)
  • Wind was the third mobile operator to join the Italian market (after TIM and Vodafone Italy, formerly known as Omnitel Pronto Italia). (wikipedia.org)
  • The concept of "Little Italy" holds many different aspects of the Italian culture. (wikipedia.org)
  • A "Little Italy" strives essentially to have a version of the country of Italy placed in the middle of a big non-Italian city. (wikipedia.org)
  • Streetscape and Ethnicity: New York's Mulberry Street and the Redefinition of the Italian American Ethnic Identity (ProQuest, 2008) Gabaccia, Donna R. " Inventing 'Little Italy'" Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (2007): 7-41. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2006 SHGAPE Presidential Address in JSTOR Gabaccia, Donna R. "Global geography of 'Little Italy': Italian neighbourhoods in comparative perspective. (wikipedia.org)
  • Webank (Italy) is an Italian bank. (wikipedia.org)
  • Air Italy S.p.A. is an Italian airline headquartered in Milan. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scantraxx Italy is an Italian record label and a sublabel of Scantraxx records. (wikipedia.org)
  • Save Italy is the name of the economic recovery plan Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti. (wikipedia.org)
  • FCA Italy S.p.A. (formerly Fiat Group Automobiles S.p.A.) is the Italian subsidiary of the Italian-American automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, dedicated to the production and selling of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles and headquartered in Turin, Italy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Coop is a system of Italian consumers' cooperatives which operates the largest supermarket chain in Italy. (wikipedia.org)
  • For Italy (Italian: Per l'Italia, PI) was the name of two centrist and mainly Christian-democratic parliamentary groups active in each house of the Italian Parliament: the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate. (wikipedia.org)
  • centre-right
  • unico/a translates both to "unique" and "united") was a centre-right political party in Italy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Also in November the three PpI senators left For Italy in order to join Great Autonomies and Freedom, a centre-right miscellaneous group. (wikipedia.org)
  • In December the three senators of Demo.S, including the group's leader Romano, left in order to join For the Autonomies, a miscellaneous autonomist/centre-left group, while the four remaining senators of For Italy (including the two affiliated to the UdC) and the six deputies of the UdC left in order to join Popular Area, two newly formed groups led by the New Centre-Right. (wikipedia.org)
  • Year
  • In 2015, it was awarded the title of Telecommunications Operator of the Year in Italy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vimpelcom's Brands Listed Among World's Most Valuable,WIND Italy Named Telecommunications Operator of the Year For 2015", Geo TV, 7 July 2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • In September 2009, Euro Mediterranean Airlines was rebranded as Air Italy Egypt, but by the end of the same year it had vanished due to financial difficulties. (wikipedia.org)
  • Greeks
  • In the 8th and 7th centuries BCE, for various reasons, including demographic crisis (famine, overcrowding, etc.), the search for new commercial outlets and ports, and expulsion from their homeland, Greeks began to settle in Southern Italy (Cerchiai, pp. 14-18). (wikipedia.org)
  • name
  • The name Air Italy is no longer used in public. (wikipedia.org)
  • Air Italy used to maintain two subsidiaries, which meanwhile both ceased to exist: Air Italy Egypt was created in 2007 under the name Euro Mediterranean Airlines as a subsidiary based in Egypt, which initially operated a single Boeing 757-200 that was later replaced by a Boeing 737-800. (wikipedia.org)
  • On December 15, 2014 Fiat Group Automobiles S.p.A. changed name to FCA Italy S.p.A. (wikipedia.org)
  • elections
  • Marc Ostwald, strategist at Monument Securities, contemplates the risks around Italy, coming from the domestic parliamentary elections as well as a contagion from Cyprus. (cnbc.com)
  • President Giorgio Napolitano headed Monday into his unprecedented second term with the daunting task of trying to find a candidate who can form a government two months after national elections left Italy with no clear winner and an increasingly discredited political class. (yahoo.com)
  • mainly
  • From the late 19th century to the early 20th century, the new Kingdom of Italy rapidly industrialised, although mainly in the north, and acquired a colonial empire, while the south remained largely impoverished and excluded from industrialisation, fueling a large and influential diaspora. (wikipedia.org)
  • Little Italy, Kansas City, Missouri - Now defunct and mainly inhabited by South East Asian migrants. (wikipedia.org)
  • Greece
  • Monti, a technocrat who replaced Silvio Berlusconi as Prime Minister, said the plan was necessary to prevent the economy of Italy from becoming like Greece. (wikipedia.org)
  • Area
  • Italy covers an area of 301,338 km2 (116,347 sq mi) and has a largely temperate seasonal and Mediterranean climate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Those who entered operational service in the qualifying area on or after 10 November 1944, were awarded the Italy Star by entry into operational service. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • The volcanoes of Italy must have known that Dr. Boris Behncke would be in the Q&A spotlight here at Eruptions because three have shown signs of new activity over the last week. (scienceblogs.com)
  • As cities modernized and grew, these areas became known for their ethnic associations, and towns like "Little Italy" blossomed, becoming the icons they are today. (wikipedia.org)
  • On 18 July 2011, Meridiana, known as Meridiana fly back then, announced to merge with Air Italy. (wikipedia.org)
  • National
  • The Smith McLoud House , Italy Valley Methodist Church , and James Fox House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places . (wikipedia.org)
  • Pino Bicchielli (former member of the national board of Alliance for Italy-ApI and former coordinator of Democratic Centre-CD) and Marco Calgaro (a former MP of DL and the Union of the Centre-UdC) joined IU by September. (wikipedia.org)
  • general
  • In general, Italy tends to perform better on indicators of non-R&D-based innovation (for example, it leads in Community designs). (oecd.org)
  • For those of us who track volcanoes and the hazards they present, the general consensus is that Mount Vesuvius in Italy is probably the most dangerous volcano in the world today. (scienceblogs.com)
  • form
  • On 3 May Fini officially endorsed GI through a video message in the faction's website and encouraged his followers to form a network of GI circles all around Italy. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Christian-democratic faction of SC, led by Mario Mauro, Lorenzo Dellai, Andrea Olivero and Lucio Romano, left, along with the UdC, to form the For Italy groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • city
  • Located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, Italy shares open land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, San Marino and Vatican City. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the Early Middle Ages, Italy suffered sociopolitical collapse amid calamitous barbarian invasions, but by the 11th century, numerous rival city-states and maritime republics rose to great prosperity through shipping, commerce and banking, laying down the groundwork for modern capitalism. (wikipedia.org)
  • million
  • Wind Italy had 21.6 million mobile customers with a market share of 22.9% (placing itself behind TIM and Vodafone Italy) and 2.8 million customers on fixed lines with a market share of 13.2% (that makes it the second largest fixed line operator, behind TIM). (wikipedia.org)
  • control
  • As one government official noted tonight, "We have been against a military solution because we have always thought that a military confrontation would be hard to control, and that if it went out of control it would be Italy that would suffer most as one of the closest European nations to Libya and a host to U.S. NATO bases. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Maserati and Ferrari are not under the control of FCA Italy. (wikipedia.org)
  • ancient
  • There are also many ancient Greek cities in Southern Italy, such as Sybaris and Paestum , which were founded several centuries before the start of the Roman Republic . (wikipedia.org)
  • Star
  • The eligibility criteria for the award of the Italy Star was different for service afloat at sea and service ashore. (wikipedia.org)
  • The qualifying sea areas for the award of the Italy Star were the Mediterranean Command, the Aegean, and Albanian and Cretan Waters between 11 June 1943 and 8 May 1945 inclusive. (wikipedia.org)
  • Casual entry into the qualifying sea areas which was not directly connected with actual operations, service in Merchant Navy vessels landing troops or supplies at ports in North Africa, Palestine, Syria and in Cyprus, or service in vessels at ports in Spain, the Balearic Islands and Turkey east of 30° East, were not regarded as qualifying service for the Italy Star. (wikipedia.org)
  • The award of a gallantry medal or Mention in Dispatches qualified the recipient for the award of the Italy Star, regardless of service duration. (wikipedia.org)
  • Certain special conditions applied governing the award of the Italy Star to those Naval personnel who entered operational service less than six months before the end of the qualifying period. (wikipedia.org)
  • label
  • Italy Records is an independent record label founded in Detroit, Michigan in 1997, by self-confessed "record geek" Dave Buick. (wikipedia.org)
  • But in 2007, the Italy label was revived with a single from very popular Detroit band The Go. (wikipedia.org)
  • different
  • Generation Italy was launched in December 2009 by Italo Bocchino, deputy-leader of the PdL in the Chamber of Deputies, in order to better represent Fini's views within the party and push for a different party organisation, which was thought to be too dependent on Berlusconi's personality. (wikipedia.org)
  • line
  • In line with its GERD, Italy has few researchers by international standards. (oecd.org)
  • left
  • In July 2014 Mauro's party, the Populars for Italy (PpI), suffered the split of its left-wing, which formed Solidary Democracy (Demo.S), while remaining part of the joint parliamentary groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • In October 2014 two deputies, who were once PpI members, left For Italy in order to join the Democratic Party (PD). (wikipedia.org)
  • After these movements, the For Italy group in Chamber was left with 13 deputies (8 Demo.S, 3 CD and 2 PpI) and the one in the Senate was effectively disbanded. (wikipedia.org)
  • state
  • Tens of thousands of youths demonstrated around Italy today against the U.S. bombing of Libya, which has brought Italy to a state of war alert it has not experienced since World War II. (washingtonpost.com)
  • period
  • Despite being one of the main victors in World War I, Italy entered a period of economic crisis and social turmoil, leading to the rise of a fascist dictatorship in 1922. (wikipedia.org)
  • government
  • The Craxi government has sought repeatedly to dissuade the United States from military actions against Libya out of fear that Italy would be drawn into a confict in the Mediterranean. (washingtonpost.com)