Italy inches closer to new government amid party haggling

World / Politics Aug 28, 2019

Italy inches closer to new government amid party haggling

Tense talks aimed at forming a new Italian government inched forward on Wednesday as two major political parties, struggling to bury years of hostility and avoid snap elections, agreed to re-install Giuseppe Conte as prime minister. The anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the opposition center-left Democratic ...

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, ...