Tag: Italy

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: Spanish warship with migrants arrives in Spain after Italy row

A group of 15 rescued migrants arrived in Spain on board a Spanish warship on Friday after Italy refused to allow the rescue vessel...

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...

Italy close to new government as Trump backs Conte’s return as...

The two parties trying to form a new Italian government appeared close to a coalition deal on Tuesday, cheering financial markets as well as...

Italy’s PD, 5-Star government deal with Conte as PM close yet...

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...

Updated (1): Watch: PN, NGOs relieved that standoff has ended

Updated with NGOs, PN statementAfter a two-week standoff, the 356 people rescued at sea by the Norwegian-flagged charity ship, Ocean Viking, were brought in...

Updated: 356 asylum seekers on board Ocean Viking to be brought...

356 asylum seekers on board the Ocean Viking will be transferred to an AFM patrol boat to be brought to Malta, before they are...

Photos: Italy’s president wants quick deal on forging new government

Italy's head of state wants political parties to reach a deal to form a new coalition government in the next few days if they...

Photos: Migrants disembark Open Arms rescue ship on Italian island of...

Nearly one hundred migrants who had been stranded on the Open Arms rescue ship off the coast of Lampedusa disembarked on the Italian island...