Tag: Giuseppe Conte

Italy PM approved US talks with secret services: media

Italy's prime minister gave permission for a top US official to meet Rome's intelligence services. Robert Mueller's probe led to the conviction of several...

Key ministers in Italy’s new government

ROME: Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Wednesday unveiled Italy's new government, a coalition of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and centre-left Democratic Party (PD). Conte,...

Italian PM sets seal on new government, unveils cabinet

ROME: Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte unveiled his new cabinet on Wednesday, uniting two rival political parties in an unlikely coalition that is expected to...

Italy’s Conte seen telling president on Weds he can form govt

ROME: Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte is expected to meet President Sergio Mattarella on Wednesday to tell the head of state he can form a new...

Italian PM Conte appeals to 5-Star members to back new government

ROME: Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Monday urged members of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement to back a new coalition with the opposition Democratic Party (PD),...

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

ROME: 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...

Political crisis in Italy since 2018

ROME: As Italy's coalition government reaches breaking point with the proposed resignation of its premier Giuseppe Conte on Tuesday, here is a recap of more...

Italy in limbo after PM Conte attacks Salvini and resigns

ROME: Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte resigned on Tuesday after lashing out at far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for pursuing his own interests by pulling...

Salvini ‘irresponsible’ to start Italy crisis: PM

ROME: Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini was "irresponsible" to spark a political crisis by pulling the plug on the governing coalition, Prime Minister Giuseppe...

Italian PM stands by League over Russia funding scandal

ROME: Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday he had continued trust in the coalition League party despite allegations it had sought illicit funds...