Salvini migrant case delayed, judge summons Italy PM
An Italian judge reviewing charges against far-right leader Matteo Salvini that he illegally detained migrants at sea delayed the hearing until November 20 so he could hear from senior members of the government, including Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.
Police intervene after Salvini and woman scuffle in Italy
Far-right Italian leader Matteo Salvini lost a shirt button and a rosary chain Wednesday after a scuffle with a young woman while campaigning in Tuscany ahead of regional polls later this month.
Italy PM presses on with much-maligned economic pow-wow
EU leaders are set to join Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Saturday for talks on jumpstarting the nation's economy, but opposition figures shunned the hastily organised -- and roundly criticised -- initiative.
Populism vs. institutions, are our defences being eroded?
Over the last few years, disenfranchisement with the political class has spread on the back of stagnating economies and falling standards of living since the financial crisis of 2008.
Italy's Salvini flexes muscles with Rome rally
Italy's strongman Matteo Salvini holds a rally in Rome Saturday aimed at relaunching the Italian right and making a power grab for the capital.
Italy prosecutors probe Salvini over migrant ship limbo
Italian prosecutors have opened an investigation into alleged kidnapping and abuse of office after far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini prevented a charity ship carrying rescued migrants from docking.
Another 81 migrants rescued by charity ship off Libya
French charities SOS Mediterranean and MSF rescued another 81 migrants off the coast of Libya on Sunday, who joined 130 others aboard the ship the Ocean Viking, an AFP reporter said. The young men, mostly Sudanese, who had left Libya late Saturday in a blue rubber dinghy, clapped and cheered as the ship came into view.
Salvini ambush sparks Italy political crisis
Italy plunged into uncharted political waters Friday after Interior Minister Matteo Salvini pulled support for the government coalition and called for snap elections while parliament was on summer recess.
World leaders wish Johnson good luck
New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was congratulated on Wednesday by friend and foe alike, led by Russian President Vladimir Putin who said he hoped for an improvement in current icy ties with London.