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Italy's Renzi promises to pursue reform drive despite obstacles

25 Aug 2015

RIMINI, Italy Prime Minister Matteo Renzi vowed on Tuesday to forge ahead with his reform program despite growing opposition within parliament, saying Italy had to break free of 20 years of inertia and bickering.

Italy's Renzi promises to pursue reform drive despite obstacles

25 Aug 2015

RIMINI, Italy Prime Minister Matteo Renzi vowed on Tuesday to forge ahead with his reform programme despite growing opposition within parliament, saying Italy had to break free of 20 years of inertia and bickering.

Mediaset appoints Berlusconi's son as CEO

30 Apr 2015

ROME/MILAN Italy's biggest commercial broadcaster Mediaset appointed Pier Silvio Berlusconi as chief executive of his family's business on Thursday, to steer the company through a fast-consolidating media industry.

Mediaset appoints Berlusconi's son as CEO

30 Apr 2015

ROME/MILAN Italy's biggest commercial broadcaster Mediaset appointed Pier Silvio Berlusconi as chief executive of his family's business on Thursday, to steer the company through a fast-consolidating media industry.

Berlusconi meeting Thai businessman over Milan stake sale

29 Apr 2015

ROME/BANGKOK Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi met Thai businessman Bee Taechaubol on Wednesday to discuss the sale of a stake in Serie A football club AC Milan, which he has owned for almost 30 years.

Berlusconi meeting Thai businessman over Milan stake sale

29 Apr 2015

ROME/BANGKOK Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi met Thai businessman Bee Taechaubol on Wednesday to discuss the sale of a stake in Serie A football club AC Milan, which he has owned for almost 30 years.

Italian minister to quit over corruption scandal

19 Mar 2015

ROME Italy's Transport Minister Maurizio Lupi said he would step down on Friday after his ministry was embroiled in a corruption inquiry involving billions of euros in public works contracts.

Italian minister to quit over corruption scandal

19 Mar 2015

ROME Italy's Transport Minister Maurizio Lupi said he would step down on Friday after his ministry was embroiled in a corruption inquiry involving billions of euros in public works contracts.

Italy minister may quit on Friday over graft scandal: sources

19 Mar 2015

ROME A senior Italian minister may quit as early as Friday over a corruption inquiry that is embarrassing Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's government, two parliamentary sources said.

Italy elects senior judge Sergio Mattarella as president

31 Jan 2015

ROME Italian lawmakers elected Sergio Mattarella, a constitutional court judge and veteran center-left politician, as president on Saturday, handing a welcome political victory to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

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