Italy government

Italy’s government collapses before it is formed

PARIS — It is time to withdraw the famous phrase of the Italian writer Ennio Flaiano, according to which in Italian politics, the situation is “always serious but never serious”. Today, it is fair to say that the situation is both grave and serious. Sunday’s implosion of a populist coalition government – after Italy’s president […]

Italy government

Government crisis in Italy: “the political arbiter” brandishes the red card

CNN — The occupant of the Quirinal, Rome’s presidential palace, is supposed to be above the daily pressure of politics. Sergio Mattarella has been the role model in his three years as president – until now. Mattarella, a 75-year-old Sicilian politician and veteran, is known as a man of few words. But those he spoke […]