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Giuseppe Conte


Italy's Giuseppe Conte survives close Senate vote, vows to forge ahead

January 20, 2021 9:12 am

However, Conte failed to secure an absolute majority, meaning he now heads a minority government that will struggle to implement its policy programme at a time of severe national emergency.

Italy PM Giuseppe Conte comfortably wins lower house confidence vote

January 19, 2021 8:36 am

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will face a tougher test on Tuesday in the upper house Senate, where the government had only a slim majority even when Italia Viva was still part of the coalition.

Italy shaken up by brutal beating death of young Black man

September 12, 2020 5:40 pm

The funeral procession featured hundreds of people, most wearing white shirts and facemasks, walking toward the sporting stadium where Monteiro Duarte was honoured and then clapping in respect as his casket was carried out.

Explained: Italy's political crisis — What caused it and what lies ahead

August 21, 2019 8:11 pm

It will now be up to President Sergio Mattarella to try to find a solution to the political crisis. Conte, a lawyer with no political affiliation, was considered a voice of reason in the 5-Star/League coalition and has good relations with Mattarella.

Italy's League says PM Giuseppe Conte must not back down in EU budget fight

June 05, 2019 3:14 pm

After a drawn-out tussle in December, Italy agreed to lower this year's deficit target to 2.04% of gross domestic product from an original plan of 2.4%. Borghi said this time things must be different.

PM Modi holds talks with Italian counterpart Giuseppe Conte to boost trade ties

September 25, 2019 1:21 am

Italian PM Giuseppe Conte said he had a “fruitful discussion” with Modi and the two sides explored the possible contribution of Italy to ‘Make in India’ in various sectors.

Italy Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to visit India on October 30

October 11, 2018 3:25 am

Making the announcement, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said his visit will be part of the ongoing celebrations to commemorate 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Italy.