Italy’s Foreign Minister Terzi Resigns Over Marine Case
Foreign Affairs

Italy’s Foreign Minister Terzi Resigns Over Marine Case

Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi resigned Tuesday over the government’s decision to return two Italian marines to India to stand trial for killing two local fishermen in a case that has soured diplomatic ties between the countries. “I resign in disagreement with the decision to send our marines back to India,” Mr. Terzi told Parliament. “I … Continue reading

Italian Government: “The Marines will fly back to India”
Foreign Affairs

Italian Government: “The Marines will fly back to India”

The two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen while on anti-piracy duty will return to India on Friday, the Italian government said in a statement, reversing a previous decision not to send them back to face trial after a home visit. “The Italian government requested and received written assurances from the Indian authorities … Continue reading

Consultation Began To Form Next Italian Government. Grillo says M5S not available
Politics

Consultation Began To Form Next Italian Government. Grillo says M5S not available

The election gave Democratic Party leader Pier Luigi Bersani‘s centre-left alliance with the leftist SEL party a majority in the lower house but not in the Senate, leaving it unable to govern without the support of other parties. The stalemate has revived fears of a prolonged bout of instability in the euro zone‘s third largest economy … Continue reading