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  • Matteo Renzi set to become Italy's youngest prime minister

    Matteo Renzi set to become Italy's youngest prime minister

    Centre-left leader Matteo Renzi was set to be nominated as Italy's youngest prime minister in a matter of days after a party coup forced Enrico Letta to resign as premier of the euro zone state struggling to pull out of recession.

  • Silvio Berlusconi and Italy's left head strike electoral reform deal

    Silvio Berlusconi and Italy's left head strike electoral reform deal

    Silvio Berlusconi has returned to the political scene after a tax fraud conviction, striking a deal with the leader of the largest centre-left party on electoral reform that could give Italy badly needed stability.

  • 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.

  • Four Italian journalists taken hostage in Syria freed

    Four Italian journalists who were being held hostage in Syria have been freed, Prime Minister Mario Monti said in a statement on Saturday.

  • Appreciate decision to send back marines: PM tells Italian premier

    Appreciate decision to send back marines: PM tells Italian premier

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today told his Italian counterpart Mario Monti that a view on specific aspects of the case involving two marines facing murder charges in the country cannot be taken pending investigations.

  • Scenarios for Italy crisis, uncertainty could drag on

    Scenarios for Italy crisis, uncertainty could drag on

    Italy's political crisis, already a month old, could drag on for at least several more weeks and is now inextricably tied up with the vote for a successor to President Giorgio Napolitano, the man in charge of finding a solution.

  • We risked getting isolated: Italian PM on marines' issue

    We risked getting isolated: Italian PM on marines' issue

    Outlining the reasons for sending back to India the two marines accused of killing Indian fishermen, Italy's outgoing Prime Minister Mario Monti said Rome faced serious risk of being isolated internationally and could have opened a crisis of "serious...

  • Italy PM Monti says he 'can't wait' to leave office

    Italy PM Monti says he 'can't wait' to leave office

    Caretaker Prime Minister Mario Monti, looking tired and distraught, said on Wednesday he was ready to leave office a day after a prominent member of his government resigned over the handling of a dispute with India.

  • Marines row: Italian PM wants rapid solution

    Marines row: Italian PM wants rapid solution

    Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti addressed his country's parliament on Wednesday, a day after Italy's foreign minister resigned to protest against his government's decision to send two marines back to India to face trial in the deaths of two fisher...

  • What led to Italian foreign minister's resignation?

    What led to Italian foreign minister's resignation?

    As Italy's Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi resigned in protest over the sending back of two marines to face murder charges in India, it brought to fore serious differences within the government over an issue that has sparked a furore in the country.

  • Marines' return to India stirs anger in Italy

    Marines' return to India stirs anger in Italy

    A decision to return two Italian marines accused of murdering fishermen to stand trial in India stirred anger in Italy on Friday and calls for Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi to resign.

  • 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.

  • Italian polling stations open in key vote for euro zone

    Italian polling stations open in key vote for euro zone

    Italians began voting on Sunday in one of the most closely watched elections in years, with markets nervous about whether it will produce a strong government to pull Italy out of recession and help resolve the euro zone debt crisis.

  • World shares extend rout as Europe recovery hopes dim

    World shares extend rout as Europe recovery hopes dim

    Worries about Europe's economic health sent shares, commodities and the single currency lower on Thursday, extending losses caused by growing uncertainty over the US Federal Reserve's future monetary policy.

  • Italian PM Mario Monti assures 'correct governance' of its defence group Finmeccanica

    Italian PM Mario Monti assures 'correct governance' of its defence group Finmeccanica

    Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has said that his government would "guarantee the correct governance" of Italian defence and aerospace company Finmeccanica, after its Chief Executive Officer Giuseppe Orsi was arrested on suspicion of corruption.

  • EU budget agreement not there yet, says Hollande

    EU budget agreement not there yet, says Hollande

    President Francois Hollande said on Sunday France was keen to agree the European Union's 2014-2020 budget at a summit in Brussels next week, but there was still much work to be done.

  • If I win, Italians get home tax back: Berlusconi

    If I win, Italians get home tax back: Berlusconi

    Media mogul Silvio Berlusconi is promising Italians if they vote him back into office that he will not only abolish an unpopular tax on primary residences, but he'll refund property taxes Premier Mario Monti's government made them pay in 2012.

  • EU budget talks will be tough, outcome unclear: Angela Merkel

    EU budget talks will be tough, outcome unclear: Angela Merkel

    German chancellor Angela Merkel urged her European Union partners on Saturday to work together to get a deal on the 27-member bloc's budget at a summit this week, warning that agreement was far from certain.

  • A chance to rub shoulders with business and politics elite

    A chance to rub shoulders with business and politics elite

    Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany and the president of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, are being credited rather than pilloried these days for saving the euro from disaster. Together with Prime Minister Mario Monti of Italy and the Interna...

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