MILAN (AP) - Italian borrowing costs have risen after the populist government resubmitted draft budget proposals without the significant changes sought by the European Commission. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:05:32 -0500.
The euro struggled below $1.13 on Wednesday as Italy stuck to its deficit target in a re-submitted draft budget and after confirmation that the euro zone economy grew at its slowest pace in four years in the third quarter.
Reuters. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 07:19:57 -0500.
Italy's government said the EU must show flexibility over its big-spending budget because the country had to cope with a series of deadly disasters, including floods and a deadly bridge collapse in Genoa.
The Local. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:04:27 +0100.
Italy's populist government defied the European Commission Tuesday by sticking to its big-spending budget plan, risking financial sanctions in a high-stakes standoff with Brussels.
France 24. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 23:44:43 GMT.
Italy's leaders sought to affirm their commitment to a free press Tuesday after journalists protested around the country against insults emanating from prominent figures in the governing 5-Star Movement. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:43:29 -0500.
While completely ignoring exploitation, abuses and harsh working conditions in agriculture, the Italian government wants to reform the sector by giving free lands to families who are going to have a third child. ...
By Annalisa Girardi, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 12:05:00 -0500.
Italy's premier hosted a meeting Tuesday of Libya's rival leaders on the sidelines of a conference aiming to help its former colony crack down on Islamic militants and human trafficking.
Paolo Santalucia. Fox News. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:17:22 GMT.
The death of her brother in police custody has turned Ilaria Cucchi into a prominent and admired rights activist. But the sprawling case continues to grind through the courts.
Elisabetta Povoledo. New York Times. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 18:12:16 GMT.
Pasta comes in all shapes and sizes and at Dio Mio, they're serving handmade pasta with traditional Italian and contemporary experimentations.
Thedenverchannel.com Team. ABC News. Thu, 08 Nov 2018 23:40:14 GMT.
Italian police discovered 270 kg (600 lb.) of heroin hidden in a container that arrived aboard a ship from Iran, the biggest such haul for at least 20 years in Italy, police said on Thursday. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 08 Nov 2018 12:08:48 -0500.
Facts About Italy
The Italian Republic, located on southern Europe's Apennine Peninsula,
is a democratic republic with a bicameral Parliament, an elected
President, and an appointed Prime Minister. Italy's capital city
is Rome, and its currency is the Euro.
In 2007, Italy's estimated population was 58,148,000, and Italian is the
primary language used in Italy.
For more news and information about Italy, visit this official
Italian government website.
For detailed maps of Italy, visit this
Italy map website.