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Angelo Amante

Italy's euroskeptic leader Salvini says euro is 'irreversible'

14 Oct 2019

ROME League leader Matteo Salvini said on Monday the euro was here to stay and he hoped that nobody in his far-right, euroskeptic party would ever again raise doubts over Italy's membership of the single currency.

EXPLAINER-The missing Maltese academic at the heart of Washington intrigue

09 Oct 2019

ROME, Oct 9 In recent weeks, U.S. Attorney General William Barr, with backing from President Donald Trump, has stepped up an inquiry into the origins of an FBI investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Europe court says Italy's hard prison regime breaches human rights

08 Oct 2019

ROME A European court ruled on Tuesday that Italy's tough prison regimes for mobsters and convicted terrorists who refused to cooperate with the justice system violated human rights and needed to be changed.

Italy presents plan to accelerate expulsion of migrants

04 Oct 2019

ROME Italy presented a scheme on Friday to accelerate the expulsion of migrants who have no right to stay in the country, cutting the time it takes to decide on whether an asylum seeker must return home.

Italy scales back privatisation plans after dismal 2019 effort

01 Oct 2019

ROME, Oct 1 Italy's ambitious privatisation programme for 2019 has proved a flop, with the new coalition government also now scaling back sell-off plans for the coming years.

Italy declares war on tax dodgers in bid to fix finances, cut taxes

26 Sep 2019

ROME Italy's government has announced a new crackdown on tax evasion as part of its 2020 budget, but it will have a hard time breaking a bad habit that costs the state more than 100 billion euros ($109.34 billion) a year.

Italy's Renzi faces uphill path to win moderate vote: pollsters

20 Sep 2019

ROME Former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's new party will not find it easy to claim the middle ground of Italian politics, the first polls after its breakaway from the ruling center-left Democratic Party (PD) show.

Italy's Renzi faces uphill path to win moderate vote - pollsters

20 Sep 2019

ROME, Sept 20 Former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's new party will not find it easy to claim the middle ground of Italian politics, the first polls after its breakaway from the ruling centre-left Democratic Party (PD) show.

Former Italy PM Renzi leads breakaway from PD, still backs government

18 Sep 2019

ROME Former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced on Tuesday he was leaving the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) to set up his own party, in a move that raised tensions in the new ruling coalition and could undermine its stability.

Factbox - Policy priorities of Italy's new coalition government

10 Sep 2019

ROME Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Monday laid out in parliament the policy priorities of his new coalition government combining the pro-european Democratic Party (PD) and anti-establishment 5-Star Movement.

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