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 is trying to show leadership in the Libya crisis in a bid to stem migration and promote stability in North Africa. But that effort hit a snag when Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar backed out at the last minute.
Eurozone finance ministers have sided with the European Commission, slamming Italy's resolve to stick to its controversial budget. Brussels has rejected Rome's 2019 fiscal plan and demanded changes.
Romans are counting on their mayor to resign as the city falls into a steep decline in both safety and public services. Besides its crumbling infrastructure, the city is also reeling from the brutal murder of a teenager.
Italy's populist government has spooked Brussels with an ambitious draft budget after vowing to end austerity. DW's Bernd Riegert explains how the country plans to have its cake and eat it.
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