Mario Draghi begins the final round of talks with smaller parties on forming a new Italian government, followed by separate meetings with key players including M5S, PD, and the League.
President Mattarella’s move to give Draghi a mandate to put together a high-profile administration comes after talks fail to salvage Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte’s shattered coalition.
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte resigns in the hope of forming a new government after weeks of turmoil in his ruling coalition, leaving the European country rudderless amid surging coronavirus.
To get back on their feet, many countries have started the process of easing the coronavirus lockdown, introducing the staged relaxation of quarantine rules.
The unmet needs of a home-bound population offer new economic opportunities and sectors like pharma and food are at first-mover advantage.
European countries have tried for years now to outsource the handling of the 'migrant crisis', but might finally be realising they can't prevent migration and have only created new problems.
Italian PM Giuseppe Conte names Five Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio as foreign minister and Roberto Gualtieri as finance minister in a new crisis-busting government that will be sworn in on Thursday.
Traffickers and armed groups have exploited the country's security vacuum, turning it into a hellhole for migrants.
Activists in an affluent German region have been fighting misinformation propagated by national far-right groups to help voters make an informed decision in the ongoing European Union elections.
French government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux says that the recall was prompted by months of "unfounded attacks" from Italian government members Luigi Di Maio and Matteo Salvini.
Italian Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the Five Star Movement Luigi Di Maio offered support to the Yellow Vest movement that has thrown French President Emmanuel Macron’s leadership into turmoil.
The MSF vessel was stranded in Marseille, in the south of France, since October after Panama revoked the right to fly its flag following a request from Italy's far-right, anti-establishment government.
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