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Italy's PM Matteo Renzi to resign amid political turmoil

Italy's PM Matteo Renzi to resign amid political turmoil

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has announced that he will tender his resignation on Wednesday, three days after suffering a stinging defeat in a referendum on constitutional change.

Dec 07, 2016, 21:14 PM IST
Matteo Renzi steps down as Italy's Prime Minister after conceding heavy defeat in referendum

Matteo Renzi steps down as Italy's Prime Minister after conceding heavy defeat in referendum

Renzi said he would be visiting President Sergio Mattarella on Monday to hand in his resignation following a final meeting of his cabinet.

Dec 05, 2016, 06:01 AM IST
Italy quake kills 159 as rescuers race to find survivors

Italy quake kills 159 as rescuers race to find survivors

With 368 people injured, some critically, and an unknown number trapped under rubble, the death toll from the pre-dawn quake was expected to rise further.

Aug 25, 2016, 05:13 AM IST

120 dead in Italy earthquake: PM Renzi

A series of aftershocks struck towns in the region, toppling scores of buildings.

Aug 25, 2016, 01:26 AM IST

Top Amazon executive to take two-year post with Italian prime minister

A top executive at Amazon.com, Diego Piacentini, is taking a two-year leave of absence to lead Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi`s digital technology office, the company said on Wednesday.

Feb 11, 2016, 04:37 AM IST

Italy's Renzi pushes EU partners to accept quotas of refugees

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi accused European Union countries on Tuesday of backtracking on commitments to accept asylum seekers and said they must show they were serious about wanting to solve the Mediterranean migrant crisis.

May 20, 2015, 00:45 AM IST
Berlusconi denies reports he plans to sell AC Milan

Berlusconi denies reports he plans to sell AC Milan

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has denied the latest media reports that his AC Milan soccer club was up for sale, saying he was not ready to part with the team he has owned since the 1980s.

Jan 21, 2015, 21:50 PM IST

Italy PM moots temporary nationalisation of troubled steel plant

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Sunday floated the idea of nationalising during "two or three years" the country`s loss-making Ilva steel plant, one of Europe`s most polluting.

Dec 01, 2014, 06:47 AM IST

Italy`s Letta wins parliament vote, vowing to fight `chaos`

Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta won a parliamentary confidence vote triggered by the fall of Silvio Berlusconi.

Dec 11, 2013, 22:56 PM IST

Berlusconi`s `Bunga Bunga party` girlfriend wants to marry him

Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi`s girlfriend has revealed that she wants to marry him.

Sep 25, 2013, 13:15 PM IST

Fishermen killing: Italian PM calls Manmohan

The sources in New Delhi said that India maintained since the case was in an Indian court, it was for the court to decide.

Mar 08, 2012, 00:37 AM IST

Italy's Monti to face key final vote on austerity today

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti will face a confidence vote on Thursday that he called to speed up final approval of a 33-billion-euro (27.5 billion pound) austerity package aimed at restoring market confidence in the eurozone's third-biggest economy.

Dec 22, 2011, 09:09 AM IST

Berlusconi resigns, crowds in Rome celebrate

Silvio Berlusconi resigned on Saturday to make way for an emergency government.

Nov 13, 2011, 08:52 AM IST

Market mayhem as Berlusconi says will not run again

Italy was plunged into political and economic turmoil Wednesday with borrowing rates hitting "dangerous" levels after Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said he would resign and not run for office again.

Nov 09, 2011, 21:38 PM IST

Asian shares rally on Italy reform hopes

Asian shares rallied and the euro steadied on Wednesday after Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said he would resign, raising hopes the debt-ridden country would proceed with reforms that may help keep the euro zone's sovereign debt crisis from spreading.

Nov 09, 2011, 10:00 AM IST

Italy crisis: Berlusconi wins budget vote, loses majority

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi suffered a huge humiliation in parliament on Tuesday in a vote that indicated he no longer had a majority and ratcheted up pressure for him to resign.

Nov 08, 2011, 21:33 PM IST

Berlusconi to face crunch vote today, pressure to quit

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, under massive pressure to resign, faces a crucial vote on public finances in parliament on Tuesday which could sink his government if enough party rebels desert him.

Nov 08, 2011, 11:13 AM IST

Silvio Berlusconi denies resignation reports

Two journalists close to the Prime Minister reported earlier on Monday that he would resign within hours.

Nov 07, 2011, 18:21 PM IST

`Berlusconi hypnotised me by sexual prowess`

Sabina Began, reveals how she was "hypnotised" by his sexual prowess.

Sep 28, 2011, 19:50 PM IST

Will not stand in 2013 election: Silvio Berlusconi

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi confirmed that he will not run in the next elections in 2013 and will hand over the reigns of his party to Justice Minister Angelino Alfano.

Jul 08, 2011, 16:12 PM IST