Giuseppe Conte

Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte resigns

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 12:07 GMT

Mr Conte survived two confidence votes in parliament last week, but then lost his absolute majority in the Senate after centrist ally and former PM Matteo Renzi defected.

First cases of deadly coronavirus confirmed in UK, Italy

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 - 12:18 GMT

Italy and Britain each confirmed two cases of the new coronavirus, which have killed dozens of people in China where it emerged.

Italian Agency: Italy's prime minister to meet with Sisi on Jan. 14

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 - 10:24 GMT

The agency noted that Conte is also visiting Turkey on Monday, Jan. 13 before heading to Egypt.

Sisi, Italy’s PM agree on need to settle Libyan crisis: Presidency

Thu, 26 Dec 2019 - 01:02 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday affirmed Egypt’s firm stance supporting stability and security in Libya and seeking to activate Libyan people’s will, in a phone call with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, the Presidency said.

Egypt's FM, Italy's Conte discuss situation in Libya

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 - 11:01 GMT

Shoukry conveyed the greetings of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to Conte.

Italian government pursues parliament vote to end ESM reform dispute

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 - 10:42 GMT

Italy’s government will attempt to get a vote in parliament next week to decide on reform of the European Union’s bailout fund, as divisions within Rome’s ruling coalition deepen.

Meeting G7 leaders, Sisi talks Africa, ME issues, global challenges

Mon, 26 Aug 2019 - 05:14 GMT

President Donald Trump said he had held a "great meeting" with Sisi.

Sisi, Conte review Regeni investigations on G7 sidelines

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 - 09:47 GMT

Sisi and Conte reviewed the latest investigations on the issue of the Italian PhD student, who was killed in Cairo in 2016.

Italian PM Conte says will resign on Tuesday

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 - 02:18 GMT

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he would resign later on Tuesday following a decision by the ruling League party to present a no-confidence motion in the coalition government.

Sisi: Egypt keen to uncover truth behind murder of Regeni

Fri, 28 Jun 2019 - 10:41 GMT

President Sisi affirmed Egypt’s fully support to cooperation between the Egyptian and Italian authorities to reveal the circumstances of the case, praising the bilateral ties

Sisi heads to Palermo's summit on Libyan crisis

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 - 12:47 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi headed Monday to the Italian city of Palermo to participate in a two-day summit on the Libyan crisis.

Italy govt passes motorway decree, delays appointing commissioner

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 - 10:30 GMT

The Italian government approved a decree on Thursday aimed at speeding up the rebuilding of a collapsed motorway bridge in the northern city of Genoa.

Anger grows in Italy as bridge toll hits 39

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 - 11:20 GMT

Italy's government on Wednesday blamed the firm that operated the collapsed Genoa bridge for the disaster in which at least 39 people died.

France, Malta will take 50 rescued migrants each: PM

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 - 02:10 GMT

France and Malta have agreed to take 50 migrants each out of 450 stranded at sea on two EU border agency vessels.

Italy threatens to torpedo EU migration summit

Thu, 28 Jun 2018 - 10:40 GMT

Italy's hardline new premier threatened Thursday to sink a crunch EU summit on migration.

Giuseppe Conte approved for Italian prime minister

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 11:13 GMT

Italy's president on Wednesday approved little-known lawyer Giuseppe Conte's nomination to be prime minister of a government formed by far-right.