Tag: Five Star Movement

Former Prime Minister and president of Italian right-wing party Forza Italia, Silvio Berlusconi, speaks during a convention of his party on October 14, 2017 at Ischia. / AFP PHOTO / Eliano IMPERATO (Photo credit should read ELIANO IMPERATO/AFP/Getty Images)

Italy Lifts Ban on Silvio Berlusconi Holding Political Office

A Milan court has rehabilitated media magnate and former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, releasing him from his “lifetime ban” on holding public office and paving the way for a possible return to active politics.

A supporter of the Italy's populist Five Star Movement (M5S) flashes the v for victory sign after the last election campaign meeting in Piazza del Popolo in Rome on March 2, 2018. Italy's anti-establishment Five Star Movement broke with tradition on March 1, 2018, by announcing its list of ministerial …

Italy Reports ‘Positive’ Talks on 5-Star-Democratic Alliance

ROME (AP) — Italy reported the first glimpse of progress on forming a possible government after inconclusive March 4 elections, with the latest round of exploratory talks between the populist 5-Star Movement and the center-left Democrats yielding a “positive outcome.”

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Italy Turns to 5-Stars to Lead Talks to End Impasse

ROME (AP) — Italy’s president asked the populist 5-Star Movement on Monday to see if it can find a parliamentary majority with the Democratic Party, after weeks of consultations failed to yield a government following inconclusive March 4 elections.