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  • 'Selfies' and Social Media Fail to Entice Young European Union Voters

    'Selfies' and Social Media Fail to Entice Young European Union Voters

    In an entirely unscientific poll, 10 young Europeans were recently asked if they could identify any of the top three candidates in this week's European Parliament elections. Only one of them could.

  • In Sonia Gandhi's asset declaration, a loan to Rahul

    In Sonia Gandhi's asset declaration, a loan to Rahul

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi loaned nine lakh rupees to her son and deputy Rahul Gandhi on October 13 last year. She owns no car and her ancestral property in Italy, is now worth 6.7 crore rupees.

  • Marines' trial in India hits new snag: Italian President Giorgio Napolitano

    Marines' trial in India hits new snag: Italian President Giorgio Napolitano

    Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has said the trial of two marines in India over the killing of two Indian fishermen has run into new "difficulty" because of upcoming general elections in that country.

  • New Italy Prime Minister to unveil programme for change

    New Italy Prime Minister to unveil programme for change

    Italy's new Prime Minister Enrico Letta was set to unveil his coalition government's programme on Monday, under the watchful gaze of international markets and European partners.

  • Italy government unveiled after two-month deadlock

    Italy government unveiled after two-month deadlock

    Italian centre-left politician Enrico Letta said on Saturday he had won support of other parties to form a coalition government that will include one of former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's closest allies as deputy prime minister.

  • Former Premier Silvio Berlusconi says Italy will get government on Saturday

    Former Premier Silvio Berlusconi says Italy will get government on Saturday

    Former Premier Silvio Berlusconi says he thinks Italy will finally get a government Saturday, a broad coalition that brings his conservatives back in power.

  • Italy tries again to get rivals to form government

    Italy tries again to get rivals to form government

    The center-left leader tasked by Italy's president to form a coalition government is holding talks with the bitterly opposed blocs in hopes of finding common ground on how to end the nation's political and economic crises.

  • Italy re-elects 87-year-old Giorgio Napolitano as president

    Italy re-elects 87-year-old Giorgio Napolitano as president

    Italy's Parliament on Saturday re-elected Giorgio Napolitano to an unprecedented second term as president, after party leaders persuaded the 87-year-old to serve again in hopes of easing the hostility that has thwarted formation of a new government.

  • Italy centre-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani to resign

    Italy centre-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani to resign

    Voting for a new Italian president headed towards a fifth round Saturday, after the political deadlock claimed another victim, with centre-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani saying he will step down.

  • Porn star, actress get votes in Italy presidential election

    Porn star, actress get votes in Italy presidential election

    As Italian lawmakers failed to agree on a choice for the country's next president on Thursday, some cast prank ballots for porn star Rocco Siffredi and actress Sophia Loren.

  • Italy President Giorgio Napolitano pledges to stay to deal with crisis

    Italy President Giorgio Napolitano pledges to stay to deal with crisis

    Italian President Giorgio Napolitano on Saturday ruled out standing down early to make way for new parliamentary elections, following the failure of attempts to form a government this week.

  • Italian political crisis: The possible scenarios

    Italian political crisis: The possible scenarios

    With no government in sight more than a month after elections which produced no clear winner, Italian political analysts have struggled to predict the possible outcome of the latest negotiations.

  • India examining Italy's refusal to send back marines charged with killing fishermen

    India examining Italy's refusal to send back marines charged with killing fishermen

    India has said it will respond to Italy's refusal to send back two marines charged with killing two Kerala fishermen at sea last year, after studying that country's letter received last evening. The Italians had been allowed to go home by the Supreme...

  • Rise of Italy's Beppe Grillo may threaten Silvio Berlusconi's media empire

    Rise of Italy's Beppe Grillo may threaten Silvio Berlusconi's media empire

    An alliance between Beppe Grillo's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and Italy's centre-left could pave the way for tough conflict of interest rules, forcing Silvio Berlusconi to choose between politics or his vast media empire.

  • Italy's Berlusconi investigated in new corruption case

    Italy's Berlusconi investigated in new corruption case

    Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is under investigation on suspicion of bribing a senator to change sides in parliament, deepening the legal troubles of one of the key players in the country's post-election deadlock.

  • Italy parties seek way out of election stalemate

    Italy parties seek way out of election stalemate

    Italy's stunned political parties searched for a way forward on Tuesday after an inconclusive election gave none of them a parliamentary majority and threatened prolonged instability and a renewal of the European financial crisis.

  • Italy at impasse after vote, rattling markets

    Italy at impasse after vote, rattling markets

    Italy was at an impasse on Tuesday after an election seen as crucial for the eurozone failed to produce a clear winner and provided a shock debut for a populist anti-austerity party, rattling world markets.

  • Asian shares decline on Italy election; yen retreats

    Asian shares decline on Italy election; yen retreats

    Asian shares fell on Tuesday, taking their lead from overnight plunges in global equities while currency markets remain volatile as no party has won a Senate majority in Italy's elections, extending fears of a resurgent euro zone debt crisis.

  • Split vote throws Italy into political gridlock

    Split vote throws Italy into political gridlock

    Italy headed for gridlock and financial markets tumbled on Tuesday with a stalemate in parliament between right and left after critical elections in which the real winner might be a new protest party calling for a referendum on the euro.

  • Wall Street falls; Dow Jones drops 1.55%

    Wall Street falls; Dow Jones drops 1.55%

    US stocks on Monday suffered their biggest drop since November after a strong showing in Italian elections by groups opposed to the country's economic reforms triggered worry that Europe's debt problems could once again destabilize the global economy...

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