Fresh elections are on the cards in Italy and the markets are jittery. Brent Goff asks Helena Humphrey if we're heading for a new euro crisis.
Italy's new government appears at loggerheads with Germany on migration. But dig deeper and there is common room to cooperate despite the rhetoric.
Italy has remained firm in its decision to shut its ports to a ship carrying more than 600 migrants. But Rome insisted it is still willing to help asylum-seekers — under certain conditions.
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has advocated cooperation with Germany and Italy on an illegal migration crackdown. German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer pledged his support but Angela Merkel voiced skepticism.
A DW interview with EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger has triggered strong emotions in Italy. But when it comes to controversy, cliches won't help anyone, writes La Repubblica journalist Roberto Brunelli.
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