Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio has defended his controversial meeting with Yellow Vests protesters, which prompted Paris to recall the French ambassador from Rome and sparked a crisis in bilateral ties.
France has recalled its ambassador from Rome after an Italian leader held a meeting with French ‘Yellow Vest’ protesters.
Italy has once again accused France of continuing to exploit Africa, saying French policies are creating poverty and causing mass migration in the impoverished continent.
Italian lawmakers passed Saturday the populist government's revised 2019 budget before a year-end deadline, despite complaints from the opposition that it was dictated by Brussels and had been rammed through without debate.
Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says his government wants to end arms sales to Saudi Arabia due to war and atrocities in neighboring Yemen.
The upper house of Italy’s parliament has approved a revised budget plan for 2019 after a tense standoff with the European Union (EU) and despite opposition complaints that the process has been rushed to meet an EU deadline.
Thousands of people have gathered in central Rome to stage an anti-government rally. Demonstrators protested against what they criticized as unfair anti-migrant policies designed by far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini.
The Italian parliament has approved as law a tough anti-migrant and security bill drafted by far-right Interior Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini despite strong criticism from the political left.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says Rome can avoid European Union (EU) sanctions despite the bloc’s recent rejection of his government’s debt-swelling budget plan.
Iran and Italy have discussed the Special Vehicle Purpose (SPV), a payment mechanism being devised by Europe to facilitate trade with Iran in the face of US sanctions.