ROME Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini on Thursday defended the country's plans to buy 90 Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets, following recent media reports suggesting that the order would be slashed back.
ROME, March 14 Italian Deputy Prime Minister
Matteo Salvini on Thursday defended the country's plans to buy
90 Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets, following
recent media reports suggesting that the order would be slashed
ROME Italy will approve a decree in the next few days to renew a state-backed guarantee scheme designed to help banks offload bad loans, two sources close to the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.
ROME A dispute in Italy's coalition over the future of a high-speed rail link with France escalated suddenly on Thursday and raised the risk of a government collapse, with one party chief accusing his partner of acting irresponsibly. | Video
ROME Italy's ruling coalition made no progress on Friday in defusing a dispute over a high-speed rail link to France that threatens the government's future, ahead of a looming deadline when tenders for the infrastructure are due to be launched.
ROME Italy is negotiating a preliminary deal to become a part of China's giant "Belt and Road" infrastructure plan to boost trade, a government official said on Wednesday, in a move that could upset the United States.
ROME, Feb 21 Italy's far-right Brothers of Italy
party has presented a bill in parliament calling for the
nationalisation of the Bank of Italy, putting its value at a
tiny fraction of its official share capital.
MILAN/ROME, Feb 19 Three deals to sell shopping
malls in Italy have been scrapped or put on hold as a plan by
the coalition to restrict Sunday trading raises questions about
the value of the properties involved, three sources close to the
ROME, Feb 7 Economy Minister Giovanni Tria on
Thursday played down Italy's economic difficulties, saying
growth had stalled, partly due to temporary factors, but it was
wrong to say the country was in a recession.
* Nomination faces legal hurdles, is challenged by
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