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    Italy has been hit by a wave of protests against a new round of government restrictions aimed at containing the coronavirus. Clashes broke out in Milan, Turin and several other cities Monday evening. The unrest comes after Italian authorities ordered bars and restaurants to shut at 6pm – and closed theaters, cinemas and gyms for a month. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte is now promising new financial aid to try and calm the tensions.

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