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(ANSA) - Brussels, October 15 - European Economic Affairs Commissioner Jyrki Katainen on Wednesday said that structural budgetary efforts expected of Italy by 2015 will be amended according to fall financial estimates that will take into account much lower growth than expected.
Italian economy stagnant since 2011, warns Istat
Wednesday, October 15TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Rome, October 15 - The Italian economy has been mired in an extended period of stagnation, showing no growth in annual data and only losses since the second quarter of 2011, national statistical agency Istat said Wednesday. Its report came just hours before Premier Matteo Renzi was...
(ANSA) - Rome, October 15 - The Supreme Defence Council on Wednesday highlighted the need for a timely solution to the plight of two Italian marines held in India under murder charges, according to a press release after a meeting with President Giorgio Napolitano. On Tuesday India denied talks...
(ANSA) - Rome, October 15 - Italian Premier Matteo Renzi met American talk show host and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey at his office in Rome on Wednesday. The pair reportedly chatted for just over half an hour.
M5S presents Renzi no-confidence motion over floods
Wednesday, October 15TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Rome, October 15 - The anti-establishment 5-Star Movement (M5S) said Wednesday that it was presenting an no-confidence motion in Premier Matteo Renzi over the wave of floods that has hit northern Italy over the last week, leaving four people dead. M5S Senator Andrea Cioffi said the motion...
(ANSA) - Rome, October 15 - Beppe Grillo, the leader of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement (M5S), clashed with Northern League chief Matteo Salvini on Wednesday over his drive for a referendum on whether Italy should keep the euro. The separatist, Euroskeptic, anti-migrant League thinks Italy...
(ANSA) - Rome, October 15 - Carabinieri police on Wednesday apprehended three men soon after they robbed three Rome supermarkets in less than an hour. The gang of three Italians aged 30-40 and armed with a box cutter held up three supermarkets in quick succession in the city's southern district...
(ANSA) - Rome, October 15 - Italian lawmakers again failed to fill two vacancies on the country's 15-member Constitutional Court in a vote at a joint session of the two houses of parliament, ANSA sources said Wednesday. None of the candidates reached the minimum of three-fifths of the assembly, 570...
(ANSA) - Rome, October 15 - Italian lawmakers again failed to fill two vacancies on the country's 15-member Constitutional Court in a vote at a joint session of the two houses of parliament, ANSA sources said Wednesday. None of the candidates reached the minimum of three-fifths of the assembly, 570...
'Significant ISIS risks for Italy, Europe'
Wednesday, October 15TH, 2014 by
(ANSA) - Rome, October 15 - Islamic State (ISIS) poses "significant" risks for Italy and Europe, the Supreme Defence Council said Wednesday. "The military pressure of ISIS in Syria and Iraq entails significant risks for Europe and Italy," it said. Rome must work with the UN and EU...

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