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Macron sings praises of Italian prime minister ahead of election

ROME (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron heaped praise on Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in Rome on Thursday, less than two months before national elections in Italy that opinion polls say the ruling center-left government will lose.

'Historic' turning point in Italy's migrant crisis

The year 2017 marked what Italian authorities hope was a turning point in the nation's struggle to manage a chaotic and deadly rush of migrants to its shores. Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni this week called it a pivotal moment in Italy's "historic transition from immigration managed by criminals to controlled, legal and safe migration". Show More Summary

Italy PM meets president ahead of dissolution of parliament

ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni was meeting with President Sergio Mattarella on Thursday in the first formal step ahead of the dissolution of parliament which is necessary before an election can be called, a government source told Reuters.

Italian leader hopes 2018 campaign will avoid fear-mongering

Premier Paolo Gentiloni says it would be in Italy's best interest "to limit as much as possible the diffusion of fear" during the campaign for elections in the coming months. … Click to Continue »

Italy PM plans to shift military forces from Iraq to Niger

ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Sunday he would propose to parliament transferring some of the country's troops stationed in Iraq to Niger to fight people smuggling and terrorism.

Italy plans to deploy antiterrorism military forces in Niger

Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni is proposing deploying an Italian military force in Niger over the next few months to combat human trafficking and terrorism. He says the Italian Parliament will … Click to Continue »

Gentiloni “the African” Now conquering neo-colonies, by Manlio Dinucci

“I think it is very clear particularly to us Italians, that for historical and geographical reasons, Europe's future is at stake in Africa”. So declared Paolo Gentiloni, President of the Council while on his African tour, from 24 to 29 November, travelling through Tunisia, Angola, Ghana and the Ivory Coast. Show More Summary

Italian Bonds, Stocks Tumble On March Election Report

Two days after Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni's one-year anniversary of taking the country's top job, Italy's political parties have reached an agreement on when next year's election will be held, according to Italian media reports, with the news prompting a selloff across Italian assets. Show More Summary

Gentiloni seen as Italy's most trusted political leader: poll

ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni remains Italy's most trusted leader while the 5-Star Movement's Luigi Di Maio has moved into second place, overtaking former premier Matteo Renzi for the first time, according to a poll published on Wednesday.

Italian government renews central bank chief's mandate

Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni's government has renewed Ignazio Visco's mandate as head of the Bank of Italy, in an apparent slap at Democratic Party leader Matteo Renzi. The Cabinet vote … Click to Continue »

Rome to negotiate with regions after autonomy victory

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said Tuesday that Rome is prepared to negotiate with two of its wealthiest regions "within the limits of the law", after voters supported autonomy. Over 95 percent of those who took part in referendums...Show More Summary

Italy calls confidence votes in Senate on new electoral law

ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni's government on Tuesday said it would call five confidence votes in the Senate to pass a new electoral law before next year's national election.

Italy ready to discuss calls for great autonomy: Gentiloni

VENICE (Reuters) - The Italian government is ready to open negotiations with Lombardy and Veneto after the two wealthy regions voted overwhelmingly for greater autonomy, Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Tuesday.

Italian premier open to talks with regions eyeing autonomy

Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni says the government is willing to open talks with representatives of two wealthy regions after voters there overwhelmingly passed referendums seeking greater autonomy from Rome. Gentiloni … Click to Continue »

PM praises Italy's migrant policy as U.N. cites humanitarian crisis

ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Wednesday that Italy was a model for Europe on how to reduce migrant arrivals, a day after U.N. agencies said its policies had trapped tens of thousands of people in dire conditions in Libya.

Italy's premier says committed to citizenship legislation

Premier Paolo Gentiloni says he's still committed to passing legislation to let immigrants' children become Italians, after his Democratic Party lawmakers acknowledged they don't have the votes to pass it … Click to Continue »

Prime ministers of Greece, Italy meet on Corfu

The prime ministers of Greece and Italy have stressed that European countries should share the burden of dealing with migration. Italy's Paolo Gentiloni and his Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras spoke … Click to Continue »

France's Macron calls Italy's Gentiloni to discuss STX, Libya, migration

ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni received a "friendly" phone call on Thursday from French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss the STX France shipyard, Libya and immigration, Gentiloni's office said.

Italy ponders Libyan request for help in fight trafficking

Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni says sending Italian naval units to help Libya's coast guard could be a "turning point" in combating migrant trafficking. Gentiloni told reporters Thursday that next week … Click to Continue »

Libya asks Italy to help fight human trafficking in Libyan waters: PM Gentiloni

ROME (Reuters) - Libya's Tripoli-based government has asked Italy to provide naval support in fighting human trafficking in Libyan territorial waters, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Wednesday.

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