Italian President Giorgio Napolitano on Monday urged political parties to strike a deal on a new government "without delay".
Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi appears to be angling for the role of Italian president, with enhanced powers.
US Prez Barack Obama met his Italian counterpart Giorgio Napolitano and discussed a wide range of bilateral and global issues including Iran, Afghanistan, the ME Peace efforts, counter-terrorism and the global economy recovery.
Day in Pics: 25th December
Showbiz World - December 25, 2014
Sunny Leone with Mastizaade