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Tag: Giuseppe Conte

Italy PM resigns as political crisis comes to a head

The political crisis has raised concerns about the Italian economy, whose debt ratio at 132% of gross domestic product is the second-biggest in the eurozone after Greece.

Kerajaan gabungan Itali goyah, Salvini gesa adakan pilihan raya kilat

Parti Liga pimpinan perdana menteri Giuseppe Conte membentuk kerajaan gabungan dengan Parti Lima Bintang yang diketuai menteri dalam negeri Matteo Salvini.

Conte sees league’s early budget bid as linked to flat tax

Italy and the European Union are locked in a tense standoff as Conte seeks to avoid disciplinary action over the country’s debt.

Conte takes Italy’s budget fight to Brussels as impasse persists

Concerns are focused on the impact of a 2.4% budget deficit target for next year on Italy’s debt mountain, the biggest in the euro area in real terms.

Italian PM calls for EU body to coordinate migrant arrivals

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte wrote to the European Commission to ask it to set up a crisis committee, which would then mediate with various European governments.

Macron’s bow to Italy paves way for possible EU migration deal

The proposals, if accepted, represent a significant hardening of the EU’s stance on migration and a concession to Italy.

Italian PM says renewal of EU Russia sanctions should not be...

European leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday and Friday are due to extend until the end of January the sanctions imposed against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine, diplomats and officials said.

Macron meets Italy PM as migrant crisis splits Europe

Despite efforts by both sides to play down testy exchanges in recent days, the clash underscores deep divisions in Europe over how to handle the massive influx of migrants from across the Mediterranean in recent years.

Italian Senate approves new populist government

The alliance between the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the far-right Northern League gained the Senate's endorsement with 171 votes in favour, 117 against, and 25 abstentions.

Italy parties push president to name Eurosceptic economy minister

The Northern League and 5-Star Movement want Prime Minister-designate Giuseppe Conte to name Paolo Savona as the new economy minister.

Academic claims cast doubt on Italian premier candidate

Giuseppe Conte's academic credentials may have been fabricated.

Italy’s president to hold consultations after populists name pick for PM

Giuseppe Conte is likely to become Italy's next prime minister.