Italian president expected to give Conte new mandate

World / Politics Aug 29, 2019

Italian president expected to give Conte new mandate

Italian President Sergio Mattarella has summoned outgoing Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte for a meeting on Thursday morning at 9.30 a.m., a presidential official said on Wednesday. The announcement signaled that Conte was likely to receive a mandate to try to form a new government with ...

Italy's 5-Star says Matteo Salvini is no longer a credible partner

World / Politics Aug 19, 2019

Italy's 5-Star says Matteo Salvini is no longer a credible partner

Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement said Sunday that Matteo Salvini, leader of the far-right League, was no longer a credible partner, apparently closing the door on any possibility of resurrecting the ruling coalition. Top brass of 5-Star met Sunday at the villa of the movement's founder, ...