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growing populism in West

Italian minister – Investing more will help West tackle growing populism

BERLIN (Reuters) - Italian Industry Minister Carlo Calenda said on Wednesday that boosting investment would help western democracies counteract growing populism. Speaking at a conference hosted by the German Economy Ministry in Berlin, Calenda also...
Nutella palm oil

Nutella maker fights back on palm oil after cancer risk study

ALBA, Italy (Reuters) - The $44 billion palm oil industry, under pressure in Europe after authorities listed the edible oil as a cancer risk, has found a vocal ally in the food sector: the...
Italian Prime Minister Gentiloni

Italian PM unveils new government, but centre-right ally threatens to quit

ROME (Reuters) - Newly appointed Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni unveiled his government on Monday, keeping almost all the outgoing ministers in place in a sign of continuity aimed at reassuring financial markets. However, a...

The Italian Army during WWI

Italy was officially a member of the Triple Alliance with Germany and Austria-Hungary. Despite this, in the years before the war, Italy had enhanced its diplomatic efforts towards the United Kingdom and France. This was...
Matteo Renzi quits

Italy PM Renzi to hand in resignation on Friday – parliamentary source

ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is due to hand in his resignation on Friday, a parliamentary source said on Wednesday, after a pummelling loss in a national referendum on his flagship...