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Synonyms for Ticino

an Italian-speaking region of southern Switzerland

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Police in the town of Brissago in Switzerland's Italian-speaking canton of Ticino said they were called to a refugee centre, after a report of an altercation after midnight.
Bellinzona is the capital of Ticino and its three medieval castles make for a Unesco World Heritage site.
The embassy wishes to emphasise that the Ticino cantonal authorities in south eastern Switzerland have announced that as of July 1, 2016 they will start to enforce the burka (niqab) ban in public places in the canton, including in Lugano, Locarno, Magadino, Bellinzona, Ascona and Mendrisio," the embassy wrote on Twitter.
Amnesty International called its adoption a "black day for human rights in Ticino.
The new law will make no exception for tourists, meaning those arriving at airports and land borders will be informed by customs that covering the face is unlawful in Ticino.
Concern is so strong in the border regions, especially in Ticino near Milan, that trade unionists in this region have simultaneously called for the introduction of both national and cantonal preferences.
The measure was the brainchild of the right-wing Ticino populist party Il Guastafeste, whose leader, Giorgio Ghiringhelli.
Results from a referendum in the southern canton of Ticino showed that 65 percent of the electorate backed a proposal to forbid the covering of faces in public areas by any group.
We are 100 per cent Ticino men," says Francesco Gabbani, who co-manages (hands-on in the butchers shop) the business founded by his grandfather.
Swiss International will be serving its long-haul First and Business Class guests specialities from SwitzerlandOs Canton Ticino for the next three months.
Growing up as Alice Ticino, raised by a dour and distant father, her life is turned upside down when she discovers that she is the daughter of a lord and the twin sister of William, who lives in a prosperous middle class home nearby.
Giovanni Flury, CEO for Ticino and Italy, said, 'I am very pleased to open this new branch.
Pietro Pazzi was born on November 24th, 1848, the year of revolutions in western Europe, to Giuseppe and Maddalena Pazzi, small landholders from long established families in Semione, a village near the mouth of the Alpine Val di Blenio in the Swiss canton of Ticino.
Swiss architect Mario Botta came to international attention more than forty years ago with a series of crisply executed residential projects built in and around the Ticino canton of Switzerland.