Italian President Sergio Mattarella pledged on December 11 to act quickly to solve a government crisis prompted by Matteo Renzi's resignation as prime minister, with all major parties calling for elections as soon as possible.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi resigned on December 7 after a bruising referendum loss at the weekend, with most parliamentary factions pushing for an early election in a few months' time.
More than 1,000 migrants were plucked from overcrowded boats and 16 bodies were recovered in the past two days, Italy's coastguard said on December 5, adding to the already record number of arrivals this year.
VOV.VN - Italian people will vote for or against constitutional reforms on December 4. The referendum result will impact Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s political career and Italy’s political stability.
Vietnam expects that its friendship and multifaceted cooperation with Italy will develop more practically and effectively for the interests of both nations, President Tran Dai Quang has said.
Italy will rebuild all the homes, churches and properties destroyed in a string of earthquakes over the past two months, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on October 30 just hours after another powerful quake hit the center of the country.
European leaders, struggling to overcome an historic crisis following Britain's vote to leave the EU, agreed on September 16 to explore closer defense cooperation and boost security at their external borders, but could not hide deep divisions over refugees and economic policy.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on September 6 that a crucial national referendum on his plan for constitutional reform will be held on a Sunday between Nov. 15 and Dec. 5.
Italy will rebuild communities devastated by this week's earthquake and will relaunch efforts to protect the country's buildings and infrastructure from natural disasters, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on August 25.
VOV.VN - On August 25, President Tran Dai Quang sent his condolences to his Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella over the devastating earthquake which rocked the European country’s central region.
The death toll from a devastating earthquake in central Italy rose sharply to almost 250 people early on August 25 after rescue teams worked through the night to try to find survivors under the rubble of flattened towns.
Rescue teams were working through the night to try to find survivors under the rubble that remained of central Italian towns flattened by an earthquake that hit in the early hours of August 24, killing at least 159 people.
The leaders of Germany, France and Italy will meet on August 22 to discuss how to keep the European project together in the second set of talks between the premiers of the euro zone's three largest economies since Britain's shock vote to leave the bloc.
Ten women died in a sinking rubber boat off the coast of Libya on June 30 and an Italian ship rescued hundreds of other migrants, the Italian coastguard said.
VOV.VN - The weekend’s unofficial visit to Russia by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has caught the attention of international observers and the media.
Italy and Germany agree on how Europe should tackle the migrant crisis and oppose any move to fence off borders, but they are at odds over how to fund proposed initiatives, the leaders of the two countries said on May 5.
Italy and Iran signed billions of dollars of business deals on January 25 at the start of a visit to Europe by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani aimed at rebuilding his nation's ties with the West after years of economic sanctions.
President Vladimir Putin will be on the lookout for signs of dissent over European Union sanctions on Russia when he visits Italy on June 10, but he is likely to be disappointed.
Italians go to the polls on May 31 in local elections that will be the biggest test for Prime Minister Matteo Renzi since his center-left Democratic Party (PD) triumphed in a vote for the European parliament a year ago.
(VOV) -Large numbers of Vietnamese students in Italy have gathered at Rome-based Unicusano University for a three-day festival to boost student activities in the country.