Tag: Giuseppe Conte

Italy’s Conte denies he is putting together a new coalition

Former prime minister Matteo Renzi, who heads Italia Viva, challenged Conte last week.

Italy’s ruling parties call for lowering voting age to 16

Italy's coalition parties said on Monday they were in favour of reducing the minimum voting age to 16, in a move which...

In break with past, Rome lets charity ship head to Italian...

Italy's new government allowed a French charity ship to bring ashore 82 migrants on Saturday in an apparent reversal of the uncompromising, closed-door policy...

Italian coalition wins vote in Senate, letting it take office

Italy's new government won a confidence vote in the upper house Senate on Tuesday allowing it to take office following a stormy debate, with...

Giuseppe Conte unveils new cabinet

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte unveiled his new cabinet on Wednesday, uniting two rival political parties in an unlikely coalition that is expected to...

Italy’s 5-Star votes in favour of PD coalition, opening way for...

Members of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement overwhelmingly backed a proposed coalition with the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) on Tuesday, opening the way for a...

Photos: Italy’s Conte gets green light to form new government

Italy's president asked Giuseppe Conte to head up a coalition of the 5-Star Movement and opposition Democratic Party (PD) on Thursday, a move could...

Mattarella summoned Conte to give him mandate to form government

President Sergio Mattarella summoned Conte for talks on Thursday at 9.30 a.m. (0730 GMT), and was widely expected to hand him a fresh mandate.Italy's...

Italian court lifts Salvini ban on Open Arms rescue vessel

A ban on the humanitarian rescue NGO Open Arms, entering Italian territorial waters has been lifted by the Administrative court of Lazio.The Lazio court...

Press PM for Daphne inquiry tomorrow – Joint press advocacy letter...

Signatories of a letter sent by the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) are urging European leaders ahead of their summit in...