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Italy election: Gains by populist, far-right parties could result in hung Parliament as anger against immigration dominates polls
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Italy election: Gains by populist, far-right parties could result in hung Parliament as anger against immigration dominates polls

A surge for populist and far-right parties in Italy's election could result in a hung Parliament with a right-wing alliance likely to win the most votes but no majority.

Italy goes to polls in uncertain election: Far-right, populist parties expected to make big gains
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Italy goes to polls in uncertain election: Far-right, populist parties expected to make big gains

Italy went to the polls in one of the country's most uncertain elections ever with far-right and populist parties expected to make major gains and Silvio Berlusconi set to play a leading role as voter turnout heads towards a new low

Italy parliament dissolved ahead of 4 March general elections; prime minister Paolo Gentiloni to remain in office till polls
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Italy parliament dissolved ahead of 4 March general elections; prime minister Paolo Gentiloni to remain in office till polls

Italy's President Sergio Mattarella has dissolved parliament as the country prepares for knife-edge general elections on 4 March

Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni set to be new prime minister, form next govt
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Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni set to be new prime minister, form next govt

Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni was chosen on Sunday to be the country's next premier and pledged to get straight to work on forming a new coalition with the same Democrat Party-led majority.

Foreign minister Paolo Gentiloni tipped to be Italy's new prime minister
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Foreign minister Paolo Gentiloni tipped to be Italy's new prime minister

Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni was set on Sunday to become Italy's new prime minister following reformist leader Matteo Renzi's resignation in the wake of a crushing referendum defeat.

Italian PM Matteo Renzi resigns, hints at early election
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Italian PM Matteo Renzi resigns, hints at early election

Matteo Renzi bowed out as Italian prime minister with a combination of jokes, regrets and a strong hint that he wants to lead his party into an early election battle.

Italy's PM Matteo Renzi to resign on Wednesday after losing referendum
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Italy's PM Matteo Renzi to resign on Wednesday after losing referendum

Three days after suffering a stinging defeat in a referendum on constitutional change, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, announced he will resign at 1800 GMT

Italy PM Matteo Renzi delays resignation until budget is passed
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Italy PM Matteo Renzi delays resignation until budget is passed

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi formally resigned Monday after a crushing referendum defeat that has sent shockwaves around Europe — though his departure will be delayed by a final task, passing a budget.

Italy PM Matteo Renzi threatens EU budget veto over migrants
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Italy PM Matteo Renzi threatens EU budget veto over migrants

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Tuesday threatened to veto the EU's budget over a lack of solidarity from European neighbours as it struggles with a huge influx of migrants.

Obama hosts his final state dinner, describes moment with Italian PM Renzi as 'bittersweet'
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Obama hosts his final state dinner, describes moment with Italian PM Renzi as 'bittersweet'

The sound of herald trumpets and a full dose of pomp and pageantry on the South Lawn were orchestrated to welcome Renzi, one of the few world leaders to receive such a reception from the White House.

Italian playwright and Nobel Literature Prize winner Dario Fo passes away
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Italian playwright and Nobel Literature Prize winner Dario Fo passes away

Italian playwright and actor Dario Fo, who won the Nobel prize for literature in 1997, has died at the age of 90, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced Thursday.

Italy earthquake: Death toll hits 250; state of emergency declared
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Italy earthquake: Death toll hits 250; state of emergency declared

The death toll from a powerful earthquake in central Italy rose to 250 on Thursday as rescuers continued a grim search for corpses and powerful aftershocks rocked the devastated area.

Italy earthquake: Death toll rises to 247 as rescuers search for survivors
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Italy earthquake: Death toll rises to 247 as rescuers search for survivors

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that shook central Italy rose to 247 on Thursday, officials said, as rescuers desperately searched for survivors in the rubble of devastated mountain villages.

IOC president slams Russia's contemptuous doping system as athletes appeal against bans
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IOC president slams Russia's contemptuous doping system as athletes appeal against bans

IOC president Thomas Bach slammed Russia's contemptuous doping system blamed on the Moscow government as athletes' appeals against bans pile up.

Italy train crash kills 23: Human error, antiquated controls may have caused tragedy
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Italy train crash kills 23: Human error, antiquated controls may have caused tragedy

The official death toll from Italy's train crash stood at 23, but the prefect of Barletta said relatives reported another four people unaccounted-for.

Italy train crash: Death toll rises to 20, rescue operations continue
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Italy train crash: Death toll rises to 20, rescue operations continue

Italy's premier, Renzi, said the train crash "is a moment of tears" and pledged not to stop investigating until a cause was determined.

Italy: 10 people killed as two trains collide head-on near Bari
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Italy: 10 people killed as two trains collide head-on near Bari

Ten people were killed in a head-on collision between two trains in the southern Italian region of Puglia on Tuesday

Italy confirms nine dead, one missing in Dhaka terror attack
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Italy confirms nine dead, one missing in Dhaka terror attack

Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi had earlier prepared the nation for bad news, saying the country was "like a family which has suffered a painful loss."

Painful loss: Italy PM confirms citizens among dead in Dhaka attack
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Painful loss: Italy PM confirms citizens among dead in Dhaka attack

PM Renzi did not say how many Italians were among the casualties in the Dhaka attack, but local media reported 11 were taken hostage, one of whom escaped.

'Rou've gotta be kidding! Italy covers up nude statues in museum to protect Iran Prez Rouhani's sentiments
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'Rou've gotta be kidding! Italy covers up nude statues in museum to protect Iran Prez Rouhani's sentiments

Rouhani went to Italy on Monday and as a sign of respect for Islamic traditions, Italy covered up a few "racy" exhibits in the Capitoline Museum.