29 May 2018
Italy crisis: Call to impeach President amid government-forming efforts
Amid Italy's deepening political crisis, the leader of Italy's biggest political party has called for the impeachment of President Sergio Mattarella after he vetoed a choice for the finance minister.
28 May 2018
Asia energy firms dive with oil-prices; Trump-Kim summit revives hope
Energy firms plunged with oil prices in Asia today after Saudi Arabia and Russia signaled they could lift output, while indications that Donald Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could be back on provided support to equity markets.
05 Mar 2018
Italy elections: What does a hung parliament imply?
In Italy's parliamentary elections, voters expressed their disdain for the governing pro-Europe Centre-left Democratic Party. Lagging economy and surging migration made them unpopular, prompting voters to give a divided mandate to hard-right and populist forces.
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.