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Italian stocks and bonds roiled by populist program

May 18, 2018

The anti-establishment 5-Star movement has opened voting by its rank-and-file on a program with the right-wing League that could clear the way to Italy's first populist government

EU to Trump: Stop threatening us with tariffs

May 17, 2018

The European Union is calling for an end to U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap tariffs on EU steel exports as a new deadline looms for the duties to enter force

Italy's populists brush off EU concerns about possible gov't

May 16, 2018

Italy's two populist leaders are brushing off fears in Brussels and the markets over the outlines of their possible government, and are insisting they are close to a deal designed to help ordinary Italians

Italian populists signal progress toward forming government

May 10, 2018

The populist leaders of the 5-Star Movement and the League say they have made progress toward forming a new government in Italy after two months of political stalemate

EU probes Romania aid to national uranium company

May 8, 2018

EU anti-trust regulators are investigating whether Romania has broken state aid rules in its rescue of the troubled National Uranium Company

Italy president proposes 'neutral' govt to rule through 2018

May 7, 2018

Italy's president on Monday proposed a "neutral" government lead the country until the end of the year after declaring there was no hope now for a workable political alliance and that Italy can't wait any longer for leadership

The Latest: Italy's president proposes 'neutral' government

May 7, 2018

Italy's president has proposed that the country's deadlocked political forces back a "neutral" government to rule until the end of the year, saying there was no hope for any political alliance and that Italy can't wait any longer for leadership

EU to give young people free train tickets to explore Europe

May 3, 2018

The European Union is convinced it has found a new way for young people to fall in love with their neighbors _ free train rides

Italian president sets last-ditch talks on forming new govt

May 3, 2018

Italy's president has summoned the country's bickering political leaders for a single day of talks Monday in a last-ditch effort to find a way out of a political impasse two months after inconclusive elections

Poverty-stricken Armenians pin hopes on opposition

May 3, 2018

Tens of thousands of protesters have been rallying in the Armenian capital for two weeks, eventually pushing Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan, who ruled the country for ten years, out of office

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