President Giorgio Nepolitano, currently visiting Germany, says he’s confident a working government will be formed in Italy. But it’s unclear whether centre-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani can find a coalition partner
The last thing the EU needed was a crisis in Italy ahead of elections for the European Parliament. The prime minister's resignation could lead to chaos in Italy and a return of the euro crisis, says DW's Bernd Riegert.
The new Italian prime minister, Matteo Renzi, has hit the ground running. If he keeps up this furious pace, we may indeed see real changes in Italy, writes DW's Bernd Riegert.
Italian voters snubbed the old guard and no clear winner emerged from the fray, even though a protest movement did capitalize on voters turning their backs on the ruling class. Now, could new elections be on the cards?
Seeking a solution to stalemate in the Senate, Italy's upper house of parliament, election-winner Pier Luigi Bersani has said his center-left alliance will not ally with former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's bloc.
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