Giuseppe Conte

EU Establishment Praises Unpopular Leftist Italian Government

Several European Union establishment figures have praised the new, broadly unpopular Italian government saying it will be more “pro Europe.”Former European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker approved of the new coalition between the Five Star Movement (M5S) and the leftist Democratic

Italys Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte (R) greets President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker upon his arrival for their meeting at Palazzo Chigi on April 2, 2019 in Rome. (Photo by Filippo MONTEFORTE / AFP) (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

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 government,

EU leaders seal migration deal after marathon talks