ROME -- Former Italian Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti died at his home in the Italian capital Monday, his family said. He was 94.
ROME --True to his promises, Enrico Letta produced his government in three days prompting Beppe Grillo to say that it wasn’t Christ who had risen but Barabbas.
ROME -- These last few days as Enrico Letta became the favourite for prime minister, the question from all but serious political nerds was “Who is Letta?
ROME– Silvio Berlusconi’s “dauphin” Angelino Alfano was named interior minister in Prime Minister Enrico Letta’s cabinet Sunday, Radical stalwart Emma Bonino is foreign minister and ex central bank
ROME-- For a brief moment, the helterskelter is in a trough, calm and waiting for the next climb to be followed inevitably by another downward hurtle.
ROME -- Italian President Giorgio Napolitano was re-elected for a second term as head of state Saturday, becoming the first politician to serve twice leading the republic at the Quirinal Palace.
ROME-- New information is emerging about the Capaci massacre which killed Judge Giovanni Falcone, his wife Francesa Morvillo and three bodyguards as the Anti-Mafia Investigation launches a fresh series of probes and searches.
ROME-- One of the plagues afflicting Italy at the moment is a dramatic increase in betting – scratch cards, the lottery and on line Texas Hold’em. But despite the national gambling obsession, no one is putting any money on who is going to form the next government, or when it will be formed.
ROME-- Italy’s delicately poised political crisis faces an unexpected and destabilizing new threat: the comic incursions of radio impersonators.