Italy’s president gave party leaders five days to form a new government and avoid early elections that could deepen the uncertainty in one of Europe’s largest economies. Leaders of the antiestablishment
Italy’s Five Star Movement has insisted any coalition partner should stick to the anti-establishment party’s reform agenda, as the country’s president sought a route out of the crisis caused by the collapse
“In these hours, discussions have begun to find a solid majority,” the political leader of the Five Star Movement, Luigi Di Maio, said on Thursday. This month, Matteo Salvini, leader of the League, pulled
"In the last few hours we have started necessary discussions to find a solid majority," said Luigi Di Maio, after holding talks with Italian President Sergio Mattarella, without specifying with which The
ROME (Reuters) - President Sergio Mattarella on Thursday gave Italy's bickering parties five days to clinch a deal to resolve a political crisis and avoid a snap election. The euro zone's third-largest
ROME (AP) — Italy's president gave party leaders a few more days to try to forge a solid, durable governing coalition but served notice they must convince him soon they have found a formula for a new in
ROME (Reuters) - Italy is struggling to form its 67th government since World War Two. The fate of its latest political crisis will be determined by five politicians and a comedian, an eclectic group riven
ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s anti-establishment 5-Star Movement said on Sunday that Matteo Salvini, leader of the far-right League, was no longer a credible partner, apparently closing the door on any possibility
What’s coming will be aggressive and confrontational. Act two of Italian populism will put up a tough fight We are witnessing the beginning of act two in the drama of Italian populism, and it is a showdown
ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Thursday accused his far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, of disloyalty and being obsessed with blocking immigration, intensifying the
GENOA, Italy (Reuters) - Grieving relatives asked bosses of Italy’s biggest motorway operator to leave a ceremony on Wednesday honoring victims of last year’s bridge collapse in Genoa that killed 43 people.
A mural painted on a building shows Italian Deputy Premiers 5-Star Movement's Luigi Di Maio, left, and The League's Matteo Salvini with their backs to each other and their phones in their hands, in Milan,
The Italian senate has opted to summon the prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, to parliament on 20 August to respond to the crisis facing his government after one of the coalition’s members withdrew its support.