Europeans must stay in Libya if they want global role: Renzi

European nations must stay in Libya if they are serious about tackling major global issues, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said.

Italy`s Renzi crushes eurosceptics in surprise EU win

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi scored a dramatic victory against eurosceptics in weekend EU elections that will give his centre-left Democratic Party a leading voice in Europe and bolster his ambitious reform programme.

Democrats rush to get rid of tainted Sant Singh Chatwal donations

With Indian-American hotel magnate, the high-profile Sant Singh Chatwal, pleading guilty to federal campaign finance fraud, several prominent Democratic leaders are rushing to return or donate to charity cash collected by their major fund-raiser.

Italian PM announces 10 billion euros in tax cuts

New Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi today announced ten billion euros worth of tax cuts in the first major economic announcement since he came to power last month.

Italy`s PM nominee Renzi races to form coalition

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.

Matteo Renzi to be picked as Italy`s youngest PM

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.

Italy`s Renzi readies for power but faces daunting task

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.

Italian government in crisis as PM Letta fights calls to go

Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta faces a showdown with his own centre-left party that could lead to his resignation.

Matteo Renzi becomes Italy`s new centre-left leader

Italy`s main centre-left Democratic Party on Sunday confirmed the mayor of Florence, Matteo Renzi, as its leader in a major shake-up of the political scene after the sidelining of Silvio Berlusconi.

US shutdown: Obama rejects proposed debt plan by Republicans

The White House on Tuesday dismissed a possible plan by the Republicans that could have put an end to the US shutdown and end the political deadlock.

Hillary Clinton to `seriously think` about running for presidential bid in 2016

Former US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton has reportedly said that she will begin to `seriously think` about running for the presidential bid next year.

Italian lawmakers begin talks on Berlusconi expulsion

Italian lawmakers began hearings to decide whether Silvio Berlusconi should be expelled from parliament following his criminal conviction in an unprecedented case that has stoked political tensions.

PDP a credible voice of the people of J&K: Mehbooba

PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said the party has emerged as a genuine and credible voice of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

Barack Obama calls Israeli PM, discusses Mideast peace

US President Barack Obama has called up Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the current security scenario in the region, the White House said.

Italy`s parties deadlocked on presidential vote

Italy`s Parliament failed to elect a new president during a second round of voting.

Italy’s Berlusconi says could support leftist president

Italy`s Silvio Berlusconi said he could consider supporting a candidate for president from his rivals on the left but only on a condition.

Ex-Florida Republican Gov set to join Democratic Party

Charlie Crist cited the Republican Party`s shift to the right on a range of issues, including immigration, education and the environment.

Indian-American in Georgia Senate race

Indian-American entrepreneur Bikram Kumar Mohanty has been chosen as candidate of Obama`s Democratic Party for Georgia state`s Senate elections.

Obama, Democrats raise $60 million in May

President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party have raised a combined USD 60 million in May for his re-election effort.

J&K: Democratic Party activists join PDP

The opposition PDP said more
than 100 activists of the Democratic Party (Nationalist)
on Wednesday joined its ranks in Ganderbal district.