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  1. News - World - ITALY

    Matteo Renzi, Italy's new prime minister, vows immediate reforms

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 06:09am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Rome Italy's youngest PM promises to stay the courseand acts quickly to appoint cabinet of low-profile ministers and formulate economic plans Renzi moves fast to kick-start reforms Italian centre-left leader Matteo Renzi promised to start work on reforms immediately as his fresh-faced cabinet was sworn in yesterday, amid widespread scepticism that the new government ...

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    Matteo Renzi, the golden boy of Italian politics about to take power

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 02:48pm by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian in Rome Matteo Renzi, bold and with a touch of arrogance, awaits a tap on the shoulder so he can set about lifting Italy out of its economic quagmire Golden boy who scrapped ... the same thing- only now the problem isn't a word game, but Italy itself. Italian President Giorgio Napolitano was due to hold talks with political parties yesterday before choosing a new ...

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    Singing nun’s ‘Sister Act’ wins Italian television talent show

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 11:07am

    ... is not up to me, it’s thanks to the man upstairs!” said Sister Cristina after beating a 28-year-old hard rocker with long curly hair who had performed Stairway to Heaven. Sister Cristina, a reformed ...

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    Italian police arrest mayor of Venice in corruption investigation

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 04:30pm by AP

    ... characteristics as Italy's "Kickback City" scandal of 20 years ago that toppled an entire political class. "There are even some of the same players," prosecutor Carlo Nordio, who ... arrest, accused of illegally financing political parties. The others were accused of illicit party financing, corruption and fiscal fraud, among other charges. Orsoni's lawyer released ...

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    Matteo Renzi pledges jobs as he prepares to lead Italy

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 09:18pm by AFP

    ... this is “not a given”. Renzi vowed that if he succeeds, he will implement much-needed political and electoral reforms by the end of this month and overhaul the job market, education and the tax system ... the difficulties in ruling over a testy coalition government remain. “There is maybe room for reforms even though the political obstacles are the same,” said Credit Agricole CIB economist Frederik ...

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    Berlusconi’s ex-wife Veronica Lario in row over tabloid’s portrayal of women

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:18pm by GDN

    ... my peers- go to a plastic surgeon?" The interview, published on Sunday, was met with support from women across the political spectrum, including from within Berlusconi's Forza ...

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    Italian PM Enrico Letta resigns as party leader Renzi withdraws support

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 01:05am by GDN

    ... change" in economically stagnant and politically unstable Italy as he looked for a mandate to shepherd electoral and other economic reforms through parliament. "Italy cannot live ... reform programme. After growing criticism over the slow pace of economic reform, Letta, a low-key moderate appointed to lead the cross-party coalition patched together after last year's ...

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    Berlusconi ordered to community service in Italy tax fraud case

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 01:33am by AFP

    ... special dispensation to travel to Rome between Tuesdays and Thursdays for political engagements. The former prime minister will also have to respect a curfew by staying at home in either Rome ... readiness to pay compensation and fees in the case "appear to be indications of a willingness to reform". It also warned "offensive" comments made by Berlusconi about ...

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    Matteo Renzi vows to make Italy a 'country of opportunity' in speech to Senate in Rome

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 01:10pm by Agence France-Presse in Rome

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Youngest ever Italian prime minister wins vote of confidence by 169 to 139 after his speech calling for economic change failed to convince the opposition Prime ... change,” he said, stressing the “urgency” of implementing reforms in “a rusty country... gripped by anxiety”. Renzi, who grasped power after helping oust his predecessor Enrico Letta over failures ...

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    Silvio Berlusconi vows to stay in politics to reform juctice system

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Berlusconi vows to stay in politics A typically unabashed Silvio Berlusconi vowed yesterday to stay in politics to reform the very justice system ... Premier Mario Monti's fiscal reforms and complained that Italy was now beholden to a "dictatorship of magistrates." He announced what sounded like a political platform to undo many ...




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