Italy faces existential threat over low birthrate, president warns

By |februar 12th, 2020|demography, Italy, News, Sergio Mattarella|

Italy's future is threatened by its diminishing birthrate, President Sergio Mattarella said on Tuesday (11 February), as new data showed the population had shrunk once again in 2019.

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Trump tells Italy: Get rid of ‘EU burden’ and I will give you tariff discount

By |oktober 17th, 2019|Donald Trump, Italy, News, protectionism, Sergio Mattarella, tariffs, transatlantic relations|

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday (16 October) said Washington was in talks with "some new people" in Europe about trade issues and he hoped the discussions would be successful, as Italy's president urged Trump to avoid counterproductive tariffs.

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Italy’s Conte to carry on as Prime Minster as part of shaky government deal

By |avgust 29th, 2019|Carlo Calenda, Five Star Movement, Giuseppe Conte, Italy crisis, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Renzi, News, Nicola Zingaretti, PD, Sergio Mattarella|

At the end of a second round of talks on Wednesday (28 August), the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) announced they will attempt to form a new ruling coalition with the centre-left Democratic Party (PD), breaking the deadlock in Italy's atte...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy’s Conte to carry on as Prime Minster as part of shaky government deal

Make or break day in Italy in ‘craziest crisis ever’

By |avgust 28th, 2019|5-Star Movement, Donald Trump, Donald Tusk, Giuseppe Conte, italian elections, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News, Partito Democratico, Sergio Mattarella|

Wednesday (28 August) is D-Day for fraught negotiations to form a new Italian government, failing which the eurozone's third largest economy will be forced to hold fresh elections.

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Italy’s PD, 5-Star on verge of government deal with Conte as PM

By |avgust 27th, 2019|5-Star Movement, Giuseppe Conte, italian elections, Italy, Matteo Salvini, News, Nicola Zingaretti, Partito Democratico, Sergio Mattarella|

The ruling 5-Star Movement and the opposition Democratic Party appeared on the verge of a deal to form a new Italian government on Monday (26 August) after the PD indicated it had abandoned a veto on Giuseppe Conte serving another term as prime minister.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy’s PD, 5-Star on verge of government deal with Conte as PM

Italy’s Mattarella gives parties extra time to solve political crisis

By |avgust 23rd, 2019|Democratic Party, Five Star Movement, Italy crisis, Lega, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News, Nicola Zingaretti, Sergio Mattarella, Silvio Berlusconi|

President Sergio Mattarella gave political parties until Tuesday to come up with proposals for a new government coalition, saying he will call fresh elections if they fail to find a solution to the current government crisis.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy’s Mattarella gives parties extra time to solve political crisis

Italy’s Conte blasts Salvini before handing in resignation

By |avgust 21st, 2019|commissioner hearings, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, Italy government crisis, Matteo Renzi, Matteo Salvini, News, Sergio Mattarella|

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte resigned on Tuesday evening (20 August), despite an eleventh-hour attempt by the far-right Lega party to defuse the crisis by withdrawing a motion of no-confidence against the government.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy’s Conte blasts Salvini before handing in resignation

Italy’s government crisis comes to the boil

By |avgust 20th, 2019|Democratic Party, Five Star Movement, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, Lega, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News, Sergio Mattarella|

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will clear the air on the political crisis gripping his coalition as he is expected to announce his resignation today (20 August), opening a new period of political uncertainty for the eurozone's third-largest economy.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy’s government crisis comes to the boil

Salvini’s quest for snap Italian election faces hurdles

By |avgust 12th, 2019|Enrico Letta, Italy, Matteo Renzi, Matteo Salvini, News, Sergio Mattarella, snap elections|

Lega chief Matteo Salvini's call for snap Italian elections after he turned on his own coalition partner faced mounting resistance on Sunday (11 August), with both his former 5-Star ally and the centre-left opposition seeking to put the brakes on.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Salvini’s quest for snap Italian election faces hurdles

Slovenia accuses Tajani, Salvini of World War II revisionism

By |februar 12th, 2019|Antonio Tajani, Borut Pahor, Communism, European Parliament, fascism, Italy, Josip Broz Tito, Lega, Marjan Sarec, Matteo Salvini, News, Sergio Mattarella, Silvio Berlusconi, war crimes, World War II, Yugoslavia|

Slovenia accused European Parliament president Antonio Tajani and Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini of historical revisionism Monday (11 February) over statements they made at a ceremony commemorating Italian victims of World War II massacres.

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