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Italian PM Conte quits as Salvini pulls support for government

Italy's president will now decide whether to call new elections or ask parties to form a new government.

Italian PM Conte quits as Salvini pulls support for government

Italy

Italy prosecutor orders disembarkation of people on rescue ship

The Open Arms vessel has been stranded off the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa for six days.

Italy prosecutor orders disembarkation of people on rescue ship

Europe

Spanish warship to assist transfer of refugees stranded off Italy

Announcement by Madrid comes as 15 refugees stuck on Open Arms rescue vessel jump overboard and try to swim ashore.

Spanish warship to assist transfer of refugees stranded off Italy

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Italian stocks continue to fall as prime minister steps aside

The collapse of Italy's populist coalition and resulting political instability are making investors uneasy.

Italian stocks continue to fall as prime minister steps aside

Europe

Italian PM Conte faces removal as Salvini flexes political muscle

Far-right interior minister hopes to trigger elections by forcing Prime Minister Conte to resign on Tuesday.

Italian PM Conte faces removal as Salvini flexes political muscle

Spain

Charity says refugees stranded off Italy should be flown to Spain

On standoff's 18th day, Open Arms calls Spanish offer to allow ship disembark at port 1,000km away 'incomprehensible'.

Charity says refugees stranded off Italy should be flown to Spain

Spain

Migrant rescue vessel declines Spain's offer to dock in Algeciras

Open Arms says conditions for 107 migrants on board too dire to make 6-day journey to the Spanish port.

Migrant rescue vessel declines Spain's offer to dock in Algeciras

Europe

'Many tears' as Italy lets stranded minors leave rescue ship

Far-right minister buckles to pressure and allows 27 unaccompanied children to disembark from refugee rescue vessel.

'Many tears' as Italy lets stranded minors leave rescue ship

Europe

Six EU nations to take in migrants: Italy's PM

The Italian prime minister has also accused Interior Minister Matteo Salvini of being obsessed with blocking immigration.

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Salvini gets slap down from Italian PM as migrants offered refuge

Matteo Salvini's bid for power may have backfired, along with his anti-migrant policies.

Salvini gets slap down from Italian PM as migrants offered refuge

Italy

Migrant rescue ship heads for Italy after judge overrules Salvini

Far-right interior minister announces swift appeal of ruling as rescue ship hopes to reach Italian waters by Thursday.

Migrant rescue ship heads for Italy after judge overrules Salvini

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Will the rest of Europe follow Italy's tough stance on migration?

Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini seeks snap election as he refuses to take in rescued migrants and refugees.

Europe

Grieving relatives ask motorway bosses to leave Genoa memorial

A year after 43 people died in the collapse of the Morandi bridge, political leaders join relatives to pay respects.

Grieving relatives ask motorway bosses to leave Genoa memorial

Italy

The resurgence of Oriana Fallaci's anti-Islam message in Italy

As Italy jolts further right, a late reporter who warned against Islam and Muslims is viewed as a prescient figure.

The resurgence of Oriana Fallaci's anti-Islam message in Italy

Italy

Salvini's push for new elections in Italy delayed

The populist League leader Matteo Salvini had sought an immediate vote of no confidence in the government.

Italian far-right's bid for new elections suffers setback