Paolo Gentiloni designated as Italy’s new prime minister by President Sergio Mattarella

Italy’s newly-named Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni arrives for a press conference in Rome on December 11, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Italian President Sergio Mattarella has appointed Paolo Gentiloni as the next prime minister following outgoing premier Matteo Renzi’s announcement of his resignation after a referendum defeat. The 62-year-old Gentiloni, who was Renzi’s foreign minister, received […]

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Italy president Sergio Mattarella starts talks over new government

This file photo, taken on November 20, 2016, shows Italy’s President Sergio Mattarella (R) speaking with former prime minister Matteo Renzi.(By AFP) Italy’s president has started talks with the political leaders of the country to form a new government following the resignation of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. President Sergio Mattarella began consultations on Thursday to […]

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