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Italy's Salvini defiant as he addresses thousands at rally

Italy's Salvini defiant as he addresses thousands at rally

Italy's anti-immigration former interior minister Matteo Salvini slammed the country's new centre-left government at a rally on Sunday ...

New Italy government lets rescued migrants disembark

New Italy government lets rescued migrants disembark

Italy on Saturday agreed to allow rescue ship Ocean Viking to disembark 82 migrants on southern islands Lampedusa after six days at sea following a European deal to distribute them.

Italy new government faces confidence vote

Italy new government faces confidence vote

Italy's new pro-Europe government under Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte faced a confidence vote in the lower house of parliament Monday, as protesters from the far-right rallied in Rome.

Survey: 52 per cent of Italians do not like new coalition government

Survey: 52 per cent of Italians do not like new coalition government

Italy's new coalition government, which has pushed out of power far-right leader Matteo Salvini, is not popular among voters, according to a survey published Saturday.

French minister hopes for closer ties with new Italy government

French minister hopes for closer ties with new Italy government

With the arrival of a new government in Rome, France and Italy have a unique chance to strengthen their ties through joint projects and closer cooperation on European matters

Qatar-Italy trade up 15% to reach QR10.4bn in 2018

Qatar-Italy trade up 15% to reach QR10.4bn in 2018

The total trade volume between Qatar and Italy stood at QR10.4bn last year, a 15% growth compared to figures recorded in 2017, according to data provided by private sector leader Qatar Chamber.

Italian police seize German rescue ship, say migrants to disembark

Italian police seize German rescue ship, say migrants to disembark

Italian police on Monday seized a German migrant rescue ship that had been stranded at sea for a week with more than 100 migrants aboard

Italy's president gives Conte green light to form new government

Italy's president gives Conte green light to form new government

Italy's president asked Giuseppe Conte to head up a coalition of the 5-Star Movement and opposition Democratic Party (PD) on Thursday, a move could that could improve Italy's fractious relations with the European Union.

Italy's president begins talks aiming to solve political crisis

Italy's president begins talks aiming to solve political crisis

Italy's president began talks with political leaders on Wednesday in a bid to form a new coalition, as a proposed alliance between the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and opposition centre-left Democratic Party ...

Tensions build on migrant ship off Italy; 10 jump overboard

Tensions build on migrant ship off Italy; 10 jump overboard

Tensions rose on a rescue ship stranded off southern Italy on Tuesday, as 10 of the migrants aboard jumped into the sea and tried to swim ashore

Spain offers to take Open Arms migrant vessel

Spain offers to take Open Arms migrant vessel

Spain on Sunday offered to take in the charity vessel Proactiva Open Arms with more than 100 migrants on board, slamming Italy's ‘inconceivable’ refusal to allow it to dock.

Italian authorities rescue 57 migrants off Lampedusa island

Italian authorities rescue 57 migrants off Lampedusa island

Fifty-seven migrants were rescued by Italian customs police and the coastguard and taken to the island of Lampedusa