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NEW: Italian public debt hits record high

The Sunday Mail DRIVEN by a weaker euro and higher prices, Italy’s public debt hit a record high mid-year, the Bank of Italy said on Tuesday. The Public Finance Supplement to the bank’s monthly bulletin, published on Tuesday, said debt stood at 2.766 billion euros ($2.812 billion), the highest ever in absolute terms. The total […]

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Italian public debt hits record high

Driven by a weaker euro and higher prices, Italy’s public debt hit a record high mid-year, the Bank of Italy announced on Tuesday, Trend reports quoting Xinhua. The Public Finances Supplement to the bank’s monthly bulletin, published on Tuesday, said debt stood at 2.766 billion euros (2.812 billion US dollars), the highest level ever in […]

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The Italian government crisis. For a new start, we need the courage to say that a tax evader is a thief and not a genius

Let’s demystify some clichés. It’s high time, in this dark, post-pandemic, warmongering world, to stop saying that people who cheat on their neighbors are smarter and people who don’t pay taxes are smarter. And let’s also stop accepting that slander and lies can be used as tools of communication, and insults as an effective argumentative […]

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The Italian government is in turmoil. Here’s how it got here – and what’s next

Sean Gallup by 25.07.22 01:01 Italian officials and voters are reflecting on Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s resignation last week – and experts say it’s for good reason. Draghi was sworn into power in February 2021. Over the past year and a half, Draghi has been hailed for his role in lifting Italy out of a […]

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Italy’s government collapses, prompting the resignation of Prime Minister Draghi

Rome Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi resigned on Thursday after his ruling coalition collapsed, dealing a destabilizing blow to the country and Europe at a time of severe economic uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic and Russia’s war in Ukraine. Mr Draghi tendered his resignation to President Sergio Mattarella during a morning meeting at the […]

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Draghi on his last legs as bid to save Italian government fails

Popular Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi was on the brink on Wednesday after three parties refused to back him, thwarting efforts to resolve a crisis that is now expected to lead to his resignation and a snap election. Italian media reported that Draghi must now offer his resignation to President Sergio Mattarella on Thursday. The […]

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Factbox: What is in danger of being left out of the Italian government crisis?

A view of the Montecitorio Palace, the lower house of parliament, where Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi is expected to address members of parliament on Wednesday after handing in his resignation to Italian President Sergio Mattarella, in Rome, Italy, July 15, 2022 REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ROME, July […]

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The Italian government on fragile ground before a new vote of confidence

Rome – Italians woke up to political uncertainty on Friday amid an unprecedented government crisis that has put Mario Draghi’s future as prime minister in limbo and raised the specter of a snap election. The prime minister of Europe’s third-largest economy will have until Wednesday to shore up his political support to save his coalition […]

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Factbox-Possible Scenarios as Italian Government Faces Collapse

ROME (Reuters) – Italy may need a snap election to break a political deadlock, government officials said on Friday, after Prime Minister Mario Draghi tendered his resignation following a Movement mutiny 5 stars, a coalition partner. President Sergio Mattarella on Thursday rejected Draghi’s resignation and asked him to address parliament next week, probably Wednesday, to […]

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The fate of the Italian government hangs in the balance after a setback

ROME (AP) — Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi offered to step down on Thursday after a populist coalition ally refused to back a key government bill, but the country’s president rejected the resignation, asking Draghi to see if he could still find a majority in Parliament willing to support him. Draghi’s broad unity coalition government […]

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Italy’s government faces collapse as M5S threatens to boycott key vote

Italy faces a new political crisis as the M5S threatens to avoid the vote of confidence. Italy’s government under Prime Minister Mario Draghi is at risk of collapse after populist coalition partner MoVimento 5 Stelle (M5S) pledged to boycott a parliamentary confidence vote on Thursday. The leader of M5S, former Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, said […]

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Italy’s government faces collapse as 5-stars avoid vote of confidence

By Crispian Balmer and Giuseppe Fonte ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s 5-Star Movement will not take part in a parliamentary vote of confidence on Thursday, party leader Giuseppe Conte said, in a move that is expected to trigger the collapse of Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s government. Other coalition parties have warned they will quit government if […]

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The Italian government risks collapse if 5 stars withdraws

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi attends a news conference during a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium June 24, 2022. REUTERS/Johanna Geron/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ROME, July 13 (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s broad coalition government risked collapse on Wednesday if the Five Star Movement […]

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Banks in Italy are securing loans with Parmesan cheese wheels because of the country’s dire financial situation.

Cheese-backed bonds from a dairy cooperative near Bologna solved the problem of Italy’s stretched banks when Parmesan prices were too erratic for the country’s banks. In Italy, however, 4 Madonne Caseificio dell’Emilia remains an outlier among small enterprises seeking long-term financing in the face of an ongoing financial crisis. The failure of successive governments to […]

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The Italian government on fragile foundations before a new vote of confidence

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi meets the media in Rome, Tuesday July 12, 2022. AP The prime minister of Europe’s third-largest economy will have until Wednesday to shore up his political support to save his coalition government which is tackling a host of challenges, from soaring inflation to war in Ukraine. The Italian technocrat leader, […]

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Italian government wins vote of confidence on economic package in lower house

ROME The Italian government led by Mario Draghi won a key vote of confidence in the Lower House on Thursday, the first step in approving a 23 billion euro package of economic aid to struggling families and businesses. The 410-49 vote was the first political test after the 5 Star Movement – one of the […]

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The Italian government coalition facing tensions

According to reports in newspapers Corriere della Sera, La Repubblica and other influential publications, Conte called an alleged comment by Draghi to M5S founder Beppe Grillo suggesting that he be removed from office as serious interference. During an interview, Domenico De Masi, a sociologist close to Grillo, alluded to such a request, immediately denied by […]

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The Italian government affected by the split of the Five Star party

Published on: 06/21/2022 – 23:32Amended: 06/21/2022 – 23:30 Roma (AFP) – Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s coalition government was rocked by further turmoil on Tuesday after the largest party in parliament split, with the foreign minister forming a splinter group. Luigi Di Maio has said his decision to quit the Five Star Movement (M5S) – […]

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20 children of foreigners disappear every day in Italy, according to the government

Foreign minors must “achieve a stability that encourages them not to abandon the centers or the host families with which they have been placed”. At least 2,409 children of foreign nationality disappeared in Italy in the first four months of 2022, according to data provided by the Italian government. This represents on average about 20 […]

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Italy. Government reform to ban politicians from returning to judicial office

The Italian government has approved a key reform of the country’s much-criticized judicial system, preventing magistrates from moving directly from judicial careers to politics and vice versa. Reforms to the country’s justice system are among several requirements imposed by the European Union on Italy to receive billions of euros in pandemic recovery funds. Among those […]

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The Italian government launches the process of selling ITA Airways

(Bloomberg) — The Italian government said on Friday it had begun the process of selling Italia Trasporto Aereo, the successor to bankrupt carrier Alitalia, following an approach last month by Mediterranean Shipping Co. with backing from Deutsche Lufthansa. AG. The cabinet led by Mario Draghi has signed a decree that launches the sale of the […]

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Italian government faces big hurdles after botched presidential election

After a week of wrangling in Rome, the good news is that the president’s choice has done more than anyone to guarantee the stability and rationality of Italian politics over the past seven years. Sergio Mattarella’s continued presence at the Quirinal Palace offers the best assurance that the same conditions will prevail for another seven […]

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The Italian government will not block the referendum on the legalization of cannabis

This article was originally published on Cannabis and technology today and appears here with permission. Cannabis reform is sweeping the European continent, as evidenced by the fact that Malta recently passed the continent’s first-ever adult legalization measure. A number of other countries have indicated that their current legislators plan to do the same in the […]

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Pope will help bring migrants from Cyprus to Italy, government says

Nicosia, Cyprus – Pope Francis is arranging the transfer of a number of migrants to Italy from the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus, where he begins a three-day visit next week, a government official said Thursday. Cypriot government. Government spokesman Marios Pelekanos told The Associated Press that the Vatican was making arrangements with Cypriot authorities. […]

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Italian government targets unvaccinated with restrictions as COVID-19 cases rise

Timeline of the United States COVID-19 Emergency Use Authorization Over the past year, the Food and Drug Administration has paved the way for adults and children to receive the COVID-19 vaccine as protection against the deadly coronavirus. ROME – The Italian government decided on Wednesday to exclude unvaccinated people from certain leisure activities in a […]

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Tensions between Italian government escalate over tax reform

A general view of the Italian Parliament as Prime Minister Mario Draghi addresses MPs on April 26, 2021 at Rome’s Montecitorio Palace with plans on how to spend EU recovery funds. Alberto Pizzoli/Pool via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ROME, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Divisions within the Italian government deepened […]

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Italian government reaches agreement on contested justice reform

The Italian judicial system is a frequent source of disputes The 5 Star Movement, prosecutors, had challenged the reform The statute of limitations was the main sticking point The reform must now be approved in parliament ROME, July 29 (Reuters) – The Italian government has reached an agreement on a disputed reform of the judicial […]

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The Italian government released a video game – here’s why

ITALY: Wonderland aims to help more people discover the culture and heritage of Italy. The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has launched its very first video game to help promote the country and all its beauty. Available on iOS and Andriod, ITALY: Land of Wonders aims to allow players to explore Italy through a […]

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Italian government bans cruises from Venice

Italy has announced a ban on large cruise ships sailing through the northern city of Venice. Culture Minister Dario Franceschini said the ban was approved at a Cabinet meeting on July 13 and will come into effect on August 1. She covers the lagoon near St. Mark’s Square and the Giudecca Canal. The lagoon area […]

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Italian government bans cruise ships from Venice

Italy announced on Tuesday that it was banning large cruise ships from entering Venice waters and also declaring the city’s lagoon a national monument, in a bid to protect a fragile ecosystem from the downside of mass tourism. The ban, demanded for decades by Venice residents and environmentalists, will come into effect on August 1. […]

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The Italian government is enjoying the glory of football

THE EURO 2020 final between Italy and England was striking, not only for the clash of footballing styles in the game itself, but for the socio-political undercurrents that swirled between the two teams and touched issues such as nationalism, internationalism and racial sensitivity. In at least one respect, it was a victory for Europeanism. It […]

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The Italian government will hire more than 22,000 temporary workers to help implement the recovery plan

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s government plans to temporarily hire more than 22,000 public administration workers to help implement Italy’s five-year recovery plan, according to a draft decree seen by Reuters. Italy is eligible for more than 200 billion euros ($242.20 billion) in grants and cheap loans from the EU Recovery Fund, making it the […]

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Euro 2020 news – Italian government decides to reopen Stadio Olimpico, Scotland ‘optimistic’

The Italian government has decided that the Olympic stadium in Rome could be reopened to the public for the next 2020 European championship, the Italian football federation (FIGC) announced in a statement on Tuesday. “The Minister of Health, Roberto Speranza, told us that the government’s scientific advisers will identify the best solutions to allow the […]

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Italian government seeks alternative cruise berths in Venice

The vote took place on a proposal by President Mario Draghi; Enrico Giovannini, Minister for Sustainable Infrastructure and Mobility and Minister for Culture Dario Franceschini following their call to temporarily divert large cruise ships from Venice to Marghera during a meeting on March 25. The decision was tweeted by Franceschini, who said it would respond […]

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Italian government outsources economic strategy to private management consultants McKinsey

During its formation last month, the new government of Mario Draghi was presented by almost all the Italian and international media as a rescue operation. Where former European Central Bank (ECB) chief Draghi “saved the euro” in the 2010s, most outlets gushed about “Super Mario» and his project of «save italy“by pouring 209 billion euros […]

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What is the next step for the Italian government?

On January 26, the Italian government – led by then-Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, close to the Five Star Movement – collapsed when its government coalition became untenable. This tenuous coalition included, above all, the left-wing populist movement Five Star and the centre-left Democratic Party (PD). It also included a relatively new party, Italia Viva, which […]

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Can the “super” Mario Draghi rebuild the Italian government?

The economist nicknamed “Super Mario” after saving the euro has agreed to form a new unity government tasked with keeping Italy afloat during the coronavirus pandemic. Italian President Sergio Mattarella summoned Mario Draghi for talks today, after the ruling coalition collapsed earlier this month when former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi withdrew support from his Italia […]

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The Italian government is in crisis in the midst of a pandemic

ROME — Italy’s history of political instability resurfaced on Wednesday in particularly volatile times as a government crisis began amid a pandemic that has devastated the country, raised doubts over the competence of its leaders and intensified political battles. The government, a wobbly coalition of convenience between increasingly unpopular populists and the centre-left establishment, seemed […]

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As Italy’s government falters, its film and TV industry welcomes a fund

As Italy’s government falters, the struggling country’s film and TV industry is staying afloat with bolstered funding that, in 2021, will provide a €640 million ($775 million) safety net for local exhibitors, distributors and producers. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte survived a crucial Senate vote of confidence on Tuesday night by a razor-thin margin of […]

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The Italian government in crisis – Le Taurillon

Matteo Renzi, former Italian Prime Minister and Senator from Florence Credit: Flickr/Palazzo Chigi In almost 73 years of existence, the Italian Republic has had 65 governments. This means that on average the governments lasted less than 1 year and 2 months. The current government, Conte II – it is customary to number governments by […]

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Italian government falters ahead of 200 billion euro relief from EU

Just in time to make the headlines in the Italian evening newspapers on Wednesday evening (January 13), Matteo Renzi withdrew the two ministers of his small party, Italia Viva, Teresa Bellanova and Elena Bonetti – formalizing the political crisis of the government led by the former Minister Minister Giuseppe Conte. During Wednesday’s press conference, Renzi […]

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Why the Italian government is on the verge of collapse

The Italian government has been thrown into turmoil after former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi withdrew his Italia Viva party from the ruling coalition. Renzi struck the blow after rejecting plans by current Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on how to spend 209bn euros (£186bn) in EU recovery funds, as part of a EU aid program for […]

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The Italian government is like Schrödinger’s cat

Italian politics is in chaos, but less chaotic than it appears to a Swedish or German observer. During a long-awaited press conference on Wednesday evening January 13, former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced that the two ministers of his small neocentrist party, Italia Viva, would no longer be part of the center-left government led by […]

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Why Matteo Renzi is sinking the Italian government even as the pandemic rages on

Without the pandemic, the government of Giuseppe Conte might not have lasted so long. Last February, neoliberal centrist Matteo Renzi threatened to split the ruling center-left coalition, only to fall back into line. But even as COVID-19 rages in Italy again, Renzi is today withdrawing ministers from his Italia Viva party – and pushing the […]

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Italy’s government in crisis after ex-PM withdraws support

Current Italian senator, former prime minister and leader of the political party ‘Italia Viva’ (IV), Matteo Renzi holds a press conference on January 13, 2021 at the Italian Chamber of Deputies in Rome. ALBERTO PIZZOLIS | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — Former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Wednesday announced his intention to withdraw […]

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Italy’s government falls into chaos, further complicating covid response

Placeholder while loading article actions ROME – Italy is now experiencing a political crisis in addition to a resurgent pandemic. A shaky truce in the country’s ruling coalition erupted on Wednesday when former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi withdrew support from his small party in government, plunging the country into political chaos. Analysts still believe the […]

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Italian government wavers on how to revive economy after Covid-19

ROME—In the depths of the pandemic, a sign of normality is returning to Italy: political instability. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte’s government is struggling to avoid collapse after a small coalition member threatened to withdraw vital parliamentary support. The Italia Viva party, led by former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, has long been skeptical of Mr […]

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Italian government orders Christmas and New Year lockdown to prevent COVID outbreak

By Crispian Balmer, Angelo Amante ROME (Reuters) – Italy will be placed under national lockdown for much of the Christmas and New Year holidays, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Friday, as the government seeks to prevent a further rise in coronavirus cases. The announcement ended days of indecision and bickering within the coalition, which […]

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The Italian government borrows money for free

The most indebted EU economy after Greece published on Tuesday three year bond which bears no interest. Investors will not receive anything until the bond matures in 2024. This is the latest sign that very little is preventing governments, backed by the firepower of their central banks, from to borrow whatever it takes to rebuild […]

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The Italian government has shown the world how to assume its responsibilities in the event of a pandemic | Francesca Melandri

IIf ever there was an unlikely country to be held up as a model of collective civility, it’s Italy. My homeland is generally described as a beautiful place whose abundance of natural and cultural treasures are entrusted, alas, to its disorganized, corrupt and unruly inhabitants. And yet everyone these days seems to shower us with […]

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Italian government to discuss security of key networks, Huawei in 5G: sources

The Huawei logo is seen at Huawei Connect in Shanghai, China September 23, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song ROME (Reuters) – The Italian government will meet on Thursday to discuss the best ways to strengthen the security of strategic networks, two sources said, as the United States increases pressure on Rome to exclude China’s Huawei from its […]

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Italian government strengthened as Salvini fails in regional elections

Published on: 21/09/2020 – 21:09Amended: 09/21/2020 – 22:02 Italy’s right-wing opposition leader Matteo Salvini failed to make the breakthroughs he had hoped for in regional elections, voting results showed on Monday, giving the fragile coalition government a boost. As the count went down, the center-left Democratic Party (PD) seemed sure to retain three regions it […]

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Tenor Andrea Bocelli informs the Italian government about the coronavirus

ROME (Reuters) – Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli issued a scathing criticism of the Italian government’s handling of the coronavirus on Monday, saying he had been humiliated by a recent lockdown and urging people to disobey rules still in place. FILE PHOTO: Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli rehearses in an empty Duomo square on Easter Sunday […]

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Fiat Chrysler secures $7.1 billion loan backed by Italian government

The Italian government on Wednesday approved support for a $7.1 billion (€6.3 billion) loan that will help support Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s operations in the southern European country and some investments keys, the automaker announced on Wednesday. The approval ends a long process and grants one of the largest crisis loans in Europe to a […]

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Exclusive: Italian government set to reappoint CEOs of Eni and Enel – source

ROME (Reuters) – The CEOs of Italy’s two main energy groups Eni ENI.MI and Enel ENEI.MI are on track for a third term next week when Rome decides roles in major state-controlled companies, a senior government official has said. FILE PHOTO: Claudio Descalzi, CEO of Italian energy company Eni, talks to the media at the […]

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Italian government wins Senate vote of confidence on wiretapping reform

ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s government won a vote of confidence in the upper house of parliament on Thursday on a decree that will make it easier for magistrates to use spyware in public sector corruption investigations. The vote comes at a time of high friction within the coalition, with the small centrist Italia Viva sparring […]

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Atlanta prepares proposal to end standoff with Italian government: sources

By Francesca Landini, Stephen Jewkes MILAN (Reuters) – Atlantia controlled by Benetton ATL.MI is offering to give up majority ownership of its motorway unit as part of a proposal to resolve a dispute with the Italian government over its motorway concession, two sources familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO: An Atlantia sign outside the […]

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“Flight to Yield” Boosts Demand for Italian Government Bonds

* Eurozone periphery government bond yields tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr LONDON, Jan 29 (Reuters) – Italy’s 10-year bond yield fell to its lowest level since mid-October on Wednesday as appetite in global markets improved and concerns subsided. regarding Italian political risks has kept investors interested in the bloc’s higher-yielding bond markets. After falling sharply in recent sessions, yields […]

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Salvini beaten in Emilia-Romagna but the Italian government is weak

Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini gestures during a press conference at the Lega headquarters in northern Milan following the results of the European parliamentary elections, May 27, 2019. MIGUEL MEDINA | AFP | Getty Images Italy’s fragile coalition government is breathing a sigh of relief after Matteo Salvini, a prominent right-wing […]

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The Italian government is preparing to declare a state of emergency

VENICE, Italy (AP) – The Italian government is preparing to declare a state of emergency in Venice ravaged by floodsaimed at quickly securing funding for repairs to the historic lagoon city after the highest tide in 50 years. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte described the floods as “a blow to the heart of our country”. […]

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Salvini’s right gathers in Rome to protest against the Italian government

ROME (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of supporters of Italy’s right-wing opposition parties, led by the League of Matteo Salvini who was ousted from power two months ago, gathered in central Rome on Saturday to protest against the new government. Crowds waving League flags and Italian flags filled Piazza San Giovanni, traditionally a place for […]

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The Italian government has completely collapsed and nothing has changed

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte reacts in the Senate on September 10, 2019 (Reuters/Remo Casilli) To subscribe to The nation Subscribe now for as low as $2 per month! Thank you for registering for The nationweekly newsletter. Thank you for signing up. For more than The nation, see our latest issue. To subscribe to The […]

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Conte invited to seek a new Italian government aimed at outsmarting Salvini

Ex-Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Thursday accepted a new term in an attempt to form a new government backed by the populist 5-Star movement and center-left Democrats, aimed at blocking the right-wing League leader’s takeover. , Matteo Salvini. Conte said after meeting Italian President Sergio Mattarella that he would meet the parties immediately with the […]

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Italian government collapses, turning chaos into crisis

ROME — After 14 months of wrangling, Italy’s government collapsed on Tuesday, plunging a key European nation already hobbled by financial fragility and political chaos into a new period of crisis and uncertainty. During the government’s short tenure, the nationalist-populist coalition struck fear into the hearts of the European establishment. He has antagonized the European […]

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Italy’s government faces a vote of confidence where nothing is certain

ROME — This month Matteo Salvini, the leader of Italy’s anti-migrant party, the League, announced he had it with his own coalition government and wanted new elections. “I ask the Italian people if they want to give me full powers to do what we promised to do and go all the way without obstacles,” Salvini, […]

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Italian government feud: PM Conte calls minister Salvini ‘disloyal’

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte accused Interior Minister Matteo Salvini of ‘disloyalty’ and an ‘obsession with blocking immigration’ in an open letter posted on social media – intensifying the feud within the coalition in power. Conte, who does not belong to any party, used the case of a migrant rescue boat refused entry into Italian […]

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Italian government wins vote of confidence on decree targeting migrant rescue ships

ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s government won a vote of confidence in the Senate on Monday on a decree targeting charities operating migrant rescue ships, in a victory for Interior Minister Matteo Salvini and his hardline party right, the League. The 5-Star League and Anti-Establishment Movement government has been embroiled in internal strife in recent weeks […]

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Italy’s government parties squabble, but leaders agree to talk

After days of escalating political tensions, key players in Italy’s coalition government attempted to navigate their way to calmer waters on Friday, pledging to meet and discuss their differences in a bid to keep the government united. . The two main ruling factions, the far-right League party and the anti-establishment Five Star Movement, are increasingly […]

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Why is the Italian government considered pro-China?

Op/Ed by Joseph Percy In March 2019, Italy became the first major economy to sign a memorandum of understanding on China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) – an infrastructure financing program aimed at linking Asia’s trade routes with the world. Africa and Europe. The non-binding agreement, in addition to signaling other investment opportunities, designates some […]

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The Italian government is at breaking point, here’s why it’s all wrong

(From L) Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development, Labor and Social Policies Luigi Di Maio, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini , October 15, 2018. NurPhoto | NurPhoto | Getty Images Tensions within Italy’s coalition government appear to be growing, with differences of […]

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Silk Road breaches Italian government – ​​POLITICO

ROME – Italian government divided over whether to sign China’s emblem “One belt, one road” infrastructure program that stretches across Asia to major European shopping centers. Some 13 EU countries have signed on to China’s new Silk Road plan, but Washington and Brussels are deeply concerned that the involvement of G7 heavyweight Rome could lend […]

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The testy marriage at the center of the Italian government

“The government is not in danger,” he said once again. It’s about the delicate union at the center of Italy’s political landscape, where two very different parties – the far-right League and the politically amorphous Five Star Movement – come together to determine the fate of Europe’s first all-populist government. western. The story continues under […]

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Italian government won’t sell ‘a gram’ of gold reserves: League lawmaker

ROME (Reuters) – The Italian government has no plans to sell the Bank of Italy’s gold reserves to plug budget holes, a senior lawmaker from the ruling League party said on Wednesday. “We don’t want to sell a gram (of gold),” said Claudio Borghi, chairman of the budget committee of the lower house and economic […]

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The Italian government has promised to put ‘Italians’ first, but its policy is also hurting Italians

Comment this story Comment ROME – The building is seven stories high, not far from the main train station, surrounded by cheap motels. Formerly, it was the bureaucratic headquarters of a government pension fund. Now it’s an illegal home for 450 people who sleep in the old offices, share bathroom cleaning duties and take turns […]

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Italian government approves landmark welfare reforms

ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s government on Thursday approved landmark reforms to the welfare and pension system, election promises from the anti-establishment 5 Star Movement and the right-wing League, which mark a major overhaul of the state- welfare of the country. FILE PHOTO: Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte speaks during a meeting with Italian business people […]

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Reviews | The Italian government is looking to the East. Where is he going there?

TRIESTE, Italy — I love this place. I do not know why. I was not born here, I was not raised here, I have never lived or fled here. I didn’t even fall in love here, strolling one evening in the breathtaking Piazza Unità, one of its four sides looking out to sea. I think […]

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Italian Government: Populist actors take power

But Conte’s lack of political experience may not matter as he won’t even be the most powerful person in government. His two deputies are the leaders of the two largest parties that emerged from the inconclusive March 4 ballot, and nothing will happen without their say. One of them, the new interior minister, promised during […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Italian government seeks to control online videos : NPR

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s media company, Mediaset, is suing Google for nearly $800 million in damages over clips downloaded from its version of the Big brother reality show. Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s media company, Mediaset, is suing Google for nearly $800 million in […]