Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 01:35
Italy`s Matteo Renzi formally accepted the role of prime minister on Friday, kicking off hopes for a revival in the eurozone`s third-largest economy, which has been damaged by a deep recession.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 15:59
Italy`s new prime minister designate Matteo Renzi began talks on Tuesday to try to form a coalition, a day after promising quick reforms to get the eurozone`s third biggest economy moving again.
Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 08:37
Italian leftist leader Matteo Renzi is to be nominated Italy`s youngest-ever prime minister on Monday after a daring power grab that has been welcomed by investors but has left many Italians skeptical.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 08:31
Matteo Renzi is one step from becoming Italy`s youngest-ever prime minister after swiftly dispatching Enrico Letta in a party coup, but the manner of his political triumph could make it harder to carry out the bold reforms needed to resurrect the economy.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 07:14
Italian President Giorgio Napolitano began consultations to form a new government Friday, following resignation of Prime Minister Enrico Letta.
Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 01:33
Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta announced his resignation Thursday after his own party voted for a change of government, with 39-year-old leftist Matteo Renzi now expected to replace him.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 18:20
Italy`s parliament on Tuesday rejected a bid by the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement to impeach President Giorgio Napolitano, but opposition lawmakers kept up their attacks on the 88-year-old head of state.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 01:49
Ahead of hearing of the case in India’s apex court, Italy has blasted India’s handling of the case of the two Italian marines as "contradictory and disconcerting”.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 21:55
Italian President Giorgio Napolitano said trial of two marines in India over the killing of two Indian fishermen has run into new "difficulty" because of upcoming general elections in that country.
Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 04:39
A death threat by a Sicilian mafia boss against the lead prosecutor in a historic mob trial has stirred grim memories of the murders of Italy`s top prosecutors two decades ago.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 12:07
Europe`s oldest person Emma Morano, who lives in Italy`s Verbania town, celebrated her 114th birthday Friday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 23:40
Silvio Berlusconi fought to hold his fractious center-right party together on Tuesday a day before a showdown in the Italian parliament that will decide whether Prime Minister Enrico Letta can survive in office.
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