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2006-05-29 08:16:30

ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Romano Prodi's centre-left coalition may unexpectedly force a run-off election for mayor of Milan, a centre-right stronghold, according to a poll released on Monday after the two-day local elections vote.

2006-05-27 12:14:35

ROME (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will meet her new Italian counterpart on June 12 in Washington to discuss issues including Rome's plans to withdraw its troops from Iraq, Italy's foreign ministry said on Saturday.

2006-05-23 14:44:46

By Robin Pomeroy ROME (Reuters) - Italy's new prime minister Romano Prodi won the final seal of approval from parliament on Tuesday, allowing his centre-left government to get on with running a country whose public finances are spiraling out of control.

2006-05-23 12:22:51

By Robin Pomeroy ROME (Reuters) - Italy's Prime Minister Romano Prodi was set to get the final stamp of approval to his new government on Tuesday, allowing him to get on with running a country whose public finances are out of control.

2006-05-22 10:44:32

By Kerstin Gehmlich CANNES, France (Reuters) - Italian director Nanni Moretti brought his cinematic swipe at former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to the Cannes film festival on Monday, bringing yet more politics to the competition's screens.

2006-05-20 15:51:31

ROME (Reuters) - The new Italian government will hold a meeting next week to work out a withdrawal plan for Italy's troops from Iraq, Foreign Minister Massimo D'Alema said on Saturday.

2006-05-19 08:13:36

By Robin Pomeroy ROME (Reuters) - Italy's Prime Minister Romano Prodi survived a confidence vote in the Senate on Friday, winning the stamp of approval for his new government from the upper house of parliament where he has just two seats more than the opposition.

2006-05-19 06:25:19

By Robin Pomeroy ROME (Reuters) - Italy's new Prime Minister Romano Prodi faced a confidence vote in the Senate on Friday, seeking the stamp of approval for his government from the upper house of parliament where he has just two seats more than the opposition.

2006-05-18 08:59:48

By Silvia Aloisi ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Romano Prodi on Thursday vowed to undo most of the policies of his predecessor, Silvio Berlusconi, and pledged to bring all Italy's troops home from what he called the "occupation" of Iraq.

2006-05-17 10:37:54

By Silvia Aloisi and Francesca Piscioneri ROME (Reuters) - Romano Prodi was finally sworn in as Italy's new prime minister on Wednesday and vowed to soothe political tensions in a country split in two by the closest election in its post-war history.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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