30 Oct 2017
India-Italy joint statement: 6 MoUs signed, counterterrorism cooperation gets boost
PM Narendra Modi "discussed several aspects of cooperation between India and Italy" during delegation-level talks with Italian PM Paolo Gentiloni during the latter's visit to New Delhi.
29 Jun 2017
Migrant crisis: Is Italy gearing up to close its ports?
Pointing to an unsustainable situation with respect to African migrants coming in through the sea, Italy has threatened to close off its ports to boats carrying them.
27 Jun 2017
Italy will pay $19 billion to bailout its failing banks
Italy will now pledge as much as $19 billion in order to rescue two of its failing banks, Banca Popolare di Vicenza SpA and Veneto Banca SpA; it includes state support for Intesa Sanpaolo SpA to acquire the good assets of these banks for a token amount of €1.
28 May 2017
G7 summit concludes: Trump refuses to agree to climate-change deal
The conclusion of the annual G7 summit in Sicily on Saturday saw differences crop up between US President Donald Trump and representatives from European nations and Japan.
11 Dec 2016
Paolo Gentiloni appointed new Italian PM
Italy's Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni has been entrusted by the President, with forming a new government; he is a member of outgoing Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's Democratic Party.
08 Dec 2016
Italian PM steps down, will stand for re-election
Italian PM Matteo Renzi stepped down after the referendum defeat in good spirits; he joked, "hopefully tomorrow I will have more luck in the Playstation battle with my sons."
05 Dec 2016
Italian PM to resign, stocks tumble
Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has decided to resign after losing the constitutional reforms referendum; he is expected to tender his resignation to the president soon.
02 Dec 2016
Italy to vote in a constitutional referendum on 4 Dec
Italians will vote on 4 Dec, in a crucial referendum on the government's plan for a comprehensive constitutional-reform.