Around ten people remain missing as rescue efforts have been hampered by continued rain and high winds, which also delayed ferries bringing reinforcements to Ischia island from the mainland.
This is a night of pride for the Brothers of Italy but it's a starting point and the situation is difficult and needs contribution from everyone, Meloni said.
A solution to the ongoing gas crisis is the top concern for Italians heading to the polls on September 25 – but disenchantment and apathy prevail as 40 percent of voters are still undecided.
Italy’s far-right PM frontrunner Giorgia Meloni has voiced her support for sanctions against Russia - but the coalition has shown cracks.
The president has the final say in naming the prime minister and is often called on to resolve political crises in the euro zone’s third largest economy.
Italy’s former interior minister Matteo Salvini was present for the opening day of the trial for his actions preventing migrant landings in Sicily in 2019.
Former deputy prime minister and interior minister Matteo Salvini is accused of illegally detaining migrants at sea after blocking more than 100 migrants from landing in the country in 2019.
Mario Draghi begins the final round of talks with smaller parties on forming a new Italian government, followed by separate meetings with key players including M5S, PD, and the League.
Italian heavyweights rally behind former bank chief Mario Draghi to head up next government, which will have the job of allocating more than $240 billion in EU funds to relaunch the country’s pandemic-ravaged economy.
President Mattarella’s move to give Draghi a mandate to put together a high-profile administration comes after talks fail to salvage Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte’s shattered coalition.
Italian authorities were not quick enough to respond to various distress calls from the sinking boat, and, as a result, failed to protect the 'right to life' of drowning migrants, UN rules.
Prosecutors in the Sicilian city of Catania accuse Salvini of abusing his powers as then-interior minister to block 116 migrants from disembarking from the Italian Gregoretti coastguard boat last year.
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