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Market jitters as Italy's Salvini rejects EU budget discipline rules

Market jitters as Italy's Salvini rejects EU budget discipline rules

Italy's far-right deputy premier and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has vowed to ignore eurozone budget discipline rules, amid surging risk indicators for Italian government debt.

France, Italy mark 500th anniversary of Leonardo's death in Loire Valley

France, Italy mark 500th anniversary of Leonardo's death in Loire Valley

Five hundred years after the death of Italian master painter Leonardo da Vinci, the Loire Valley town where he spent his last three years will host top-level festivities celebrating his life.

Amir meets Italian Senate president

Amir meets Italian Senate president

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met Sunday at his Amiri Diwan office with the visiting President of the Italian Senate, Maria Elisabetta Casellati, and her accompanying delegation.

Italy arrests two men planning IS attacks

Italy arrests two men planning IS attacks

Italy police on Wednesday arrested two men planning attacks in the name of the Islamic State (IS) group.

Italy, France spar over tackling escalating conflict in Libya

Italy, France spar over tackling escalating conflict in Libya

France and Italy wrangled on Thursday over how best to tackle renewed conflict in Libya as a bid by eastern forces under Khalifa Haftar to seize Tripoli stalled in the face of strong resistance on the capital's southern outskirts.

Italian PM arrives in Doha

Italian PM arrives in Doha

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte arrived in Doha Tuesday evening on an official visit to Qatar, QNA reported.

Interview with Italian defence minister

Interview with Italian defence minister

Italian Defence Minister Elisabetta Trenta, who was in Qatar last week on an official visit, sat down with Gulf Times Editor-in-Chief Faisal Abdulhameed al-Mudahka

Sweet scheme: France uncovers massive Italian kiwi fraud

Sweet scheme: France uncovers massive Italian kiwi fraud

French authorities said Monday that they had dismantled a long-running scam to label and sell Italian kiwis as more pricey French fruit.

Call for EU veto as Germany eyes Italy's China deal warily

Call for EU veto as Germany eyes Italy's China deal warily

Italy's participation in China's giant ‘Silk Road’ infrastructure project sparked an outcry in Germany on Sunday, including a call for the European Union to block such deals with a veto.

Italy in shock after school bus hijack inferno

Italy in shock after school bus hijack inferno

Italy was in shock Thursday after the dramatic rescue of 51 children taken hostage by their school bus driver who torched the vehicle in protest at Mediterranean migrant deaths.

Xi pledges 'new era' in Italy-China relations with Belt and Road deal

Xi pledges 'new era' in Italy-China relations with Belt and Road deal

Italy and China will enter a ‘new era’ of cooperation with the so-called Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and other projects, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday ahead of a state visit to Italy.

Italian embassy, Qatari firm sign pact to preserve nature

Italian embassy, Qatari firm sign pact to preserve nature

The Italian embassy in Doha has joined the ‘green’ network of (Italian) embassies and consulates around the world after forging a partnership with Qatari company Elite Paper Recycling (EPR) yesterday to promote environmental sustainability.