Government Business And Finance

Migrants aboard Italian coast guard ship begin hunger strike

Aug 24, 2018

Blocked aboard an Italian coast guard ship, rescued migrants have started a hunger strike

Belarusian leader Lukashenko fires Cabinet as economy sinks

Aug 19, 2018

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has fired his Cabinet, emphasizing the need to strengthen the economy to preserve the nation's post-Soviet independence

The Latest: Bridge collapse death toll lowered by 1 to 38

Aug 16, 2018

Italian authorities have lowered the confirmed death toll in Genoa's bridge collapse to 38 from 39. Genoa Prefect Office official Raffaella Corsaro says that the change was due to a "misunderstanding" about information supplied by ambulance dispatchers

EU urges US to cut red tape on liquefied natural gas exports

Aug 9, 2018

The EU is urging the US to cut red tape and simplify rules for the export of its liquefied natural gas if Washington wants the 28-nation bloc to buy more

Italy passes 5 Star-led labor reform

Aug 7, 2018

Italy's parliament has passed 5-Star Movement-led labor reform that aims to crack down on short-term employment and precarious labor practices, although critics say it will cause many people to lose their jobs

Italian, France econ ministers back digital services tax

Aug 1, 2018

The Italian and French economic ministers say they will work for the speedy adoption of an EU Commission proposal to tax digital services from the end of this year

Pope adviser blasts pro-crucifix bill in Italy: 'Hands off!'

Jul 25, 2018

A close adviser to Pope Francis criticized legislation to require Italy's public institutions ti display a crucifix, saying the religious symbol isn't "a team emblem" to be shown for political ends

Trump vs EU: next round in battle features White House visit

Jul 24, 2018

A key European Union leader is sitting down with U.S. President Donald Trump Wednesday, hoping to stave off a trans-Atlantic trade war in which U.S. tariffs on cars could be the tipping point

Fiat Chrysler is shaken without visionary CEO behind wheel

Jul 24, 2018

Shares in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles were volatile in the first trading since news that the Italian-American automaker's longtime CEO, Sergio Marchionne, has been replaced unexpectedly due to complications from surgery

EU preparing to hit back if US puts tariffs on car imports

Jul 19, 2018

The European Union's trade chief says that the bloc is already preparing a list of "rebalancing measures" in case U.S. President Donald Trump would impose tariffs on imported cars and auto parts

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