President Giorgio Nepolitano, currently visiting Germany, says he’s confident a working government will be formed in Italy. But it’s unclear whether centre-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani can find a coalition partner
In regional governor elections in Italy, the ruling Democratic Party appears to have performed below expectations. The results could hamper Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his ambitious reform agenda.
Italy's government has won an initial vote of confidence on legislation that purports to end political instability. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has suggested that critics of his bill will not be able to halt its passage.
Lawmakers are set to begin voting Thursday for Italy's new president. The prime minister reached across a political divide to Silvio Berlusconi for help in getting a candidate approved. Megan Williams reports from Rome.
After a close 'No' vote for Scottish independence, many governments in Europe breathe a sigh of relief. But other regions are now calling for a referendum.
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