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A court in Sicily recommends that former interior minister Salvini stand trial for blocking migrants from disembarking from a coast guard boat in July 2019
(UPDATED) The anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the center-left Democratic Party, once bitter foes, have agreed to govern in coalition in order to stave off snap elections in the eurozone's third largest economy
(UPDATED) Political maneuvering to form a new coalition has already started with Democratic Party leader Nicola Zingaretti saying that party members are 'united' in making a deal with Five Star Movement
'It is irresponsible to initiate a government crisis,' Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says after Interior Minister Matteo Salvini began his efforts to bring down the government in the hope of snap elections
While the government is still in place, the Senate must decide whether to initiate a no-confidence vote in the 14-month-old administration of Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, who has held several rounds of talks to try to ease the crisis in the 14-month-old government, angrily calls on Matteo Salvini to justify his move
(UPDATED) An EU Commission spokeswoman says France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, and Portugal will join the Italian Roman Catholic church in caring for the migrants
Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini says the future is 'in smaller and more controlled centers,' after the final inhabitants were removed last week to be sent to another center in Calabria
'It's very difficult for them all (the migrants) psychologically,' says 31-year old Carola Rackete, who has become a symbol of defiance and a left-wing hero in Italy for challenging Interior Minister Matteo Salvini's 'closed-ports' policy
The rescue boat Sea-Watch 3 remains stuck in the Mediterranean since rescuing 53 migrants drifting in an inflatable raft off the coast of Libya on June 12
With over 99% of ballots counted, the League wins 34.3%, compared to just 6% in the 2014 EU elections, and 17% in the Italian general election in 2018
All 62 migrants on the Alan Kurdi ship will be disembarked and redistributed between Germany, France, Portugal, and Luxembourg
'AFM Patrol Vessel P21 stopped the tanker from entering the Maltese territorial waters,' the Armed Forces of Malta says in a statement
The protest was launched against anti-migrant policies by Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini
Italian leader Matteo Salvini has singled out French President Emmanuel Macron for criticism in recent weeks, as well as other EU leaders he considers too soft on immigration
Prosecutors confirms that Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini refused to allow more than 100 rescued Diciotti migrants off a coastguard ship in August
Italy Interior Minister faces an investigation over 'illegal confinement, illegal arrest and abuse of power'
The chance of finding survivors at this stage is slim and the unstable mountains of debris make the search operation dangerous
(UPDATED) The government says it intended to revoke the contract of Autostrade per l'Italia, a private sector company owned by Atlantia, and slap it with a fine of 150 million euros ($170 million)
Italy's far right deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini urges prime minister Theresa May to take a harder stance in negotiations to sever ties with the trading bloc
Malta – which is also refusing to take in the boat in a new diplomatic standoff with Italy – nevertheless says it had sent in humanitarian supplies
"The good God put Malta closer to Africa than Sicily," said the nationalist Salvini, as a new wave of migrants rescued in the Mediterranean prepared to land in Italy.
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte – a little known lawyer and political novice – announces his picks for the country's future cabinet after meeting with President Sergio Mattarella
It means that Berlusconi would be able to again run for prime minister if coalition negotiations fail and new elections are called. However, it may be too late for him.
Though the country was plunged into uncertainty on election night, with no party or coalition obtaining the votes to form a government, the far-right League surged in the polls.
Speaking at a gathering of right wing populists the French presidential hopeful also rails against migration the euro and open borders
UPDATED Politicians from around the world offer both praise and cautious welcome to the new President elect Donald Trump
There are growing fears the British vote could trigger a domino effect threatening the core of the European project