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Giuseppe Conte

Italy Criticized for Joining China’s Belt and Road Project

Pressure is mounting against Italian Prime Minister Guiseppe Conte to refrain from signing aboard China’s Belt and Road infrastructure project next week when Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Italy. Beyond the political ramifications of Italy aligning itself with China, and perhaps finding itself on the business end of Chinese debt colonialism, analysts warn Conte has not fully considered the financial aspects of the arrangement.

Italian PM calls for EU solidarity on migration

EU Leaders Seal Migration Deal After Marathon Talks

EU leaders clinched a hard-won migration deal during all-night talks Friday that Italy’s hardline new premier said meant his country was “no longer alone” in shouldering the responsibility for migrants. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, who heads a month-old anti-immigration

EU leaders seal migration deal after marathon talks

Italy and Germany Face Off over Immigration

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has shown himself a tougher leader than expected, standing up first to France’s Emmanuel Macron and now Germany’s Angela Merkel over immigration issues.

French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes new Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to the Elysee Palace in Paris ahead of talks on Friday

Italy, France Leaders Meet Despite War of Words Over Open Borders

PARIS (AP) – French President Emmanuel Macron and new Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte meet Friday amid tensions between the two countries over migration. Conte, who heads a populist government, will have a working lunch with the pro-European Macron at the

Migrant crisis on the menu as Macron meets Italian leader

Italy Faces Showdown Over Populist Candidate for Finance Minister

Having confirmed the techno-populist prime minister Giuseppe Conte, Italian president Sergio Mattarella is now seeking to impede the nomination of Eurosceptic Paolo Savona as finance minister, who could become the linchpin of the populist plan for Italy’s economic reboot.

Paolo Savona talks on a phone at the Ambrosetti economic workshop on competition in the financial markets at Cernobbio, Lake Como, Italy, Friday, March 10, 2000. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)