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Mideast diplomacy continues as pressure mounts for a UN resolution

European-led efforts to resolve the Israeli Palestinian conflict are being resisted by Prime MInister Benjamin Netanyahu. After his meeting with his

European-led efforts to resolve the Israeli Palestinian conflict are being resisted by Prime MInister Benjamin Netanyahu. After his meeting with his

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Florence mayor in running to become Italy's youngest ever PM

After a couple of days assessing the situation following Friday’s ousting of Enrico Letta as Italy’s prime minister, President Giorgio Napolitano is

After a couple of days assessing the situation following Friday’s ousting of Enrico Letta as Italy’s prime minister, President Giorgio Napolitano is

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Matteo Renzi tipped to be new Italy PM as Letta quits

Italy is looking for a new prime minister again after Enrico Letta’s resignation was accepted by President Giorgio Napolitano. Letta drove himself

Italy is looking for a new prime minister again after Enrico Letta’s resignation was accepted by President Giorgio Napolitano. Letta drove himself

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Renzi's lack of EU experience may hurt Italy

With Enrico Letta’s resignation, the stage is set for Matteo Renzi to his place. The 39-year-old has been dubbed “Italy’s Tony Blair” by

With Enrico Letta’s resignation, the stage is set for Matteo Renzi to his place. The 39-year-old has been dubbed “Italy’s Tony Blair” by

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Napolitano accepts Letta's resignation as Italian prime minister

The Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has accepted Enrico Letta’s resignation as prime minister, following a meeting at the presidential palace in

The Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has accepted Enrico Letta’s resignation as prime minister, following a meeting at the presidential palace in

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Italy reacts to Prime Minister Letta's decision to quit

Italians have reacted to Enrico Letta’s decision to resign as prime minister of Italy, opening the way for the country’s third administration in a

Italians have reacted to Enrico Letta’s decision to resign as prime minister of Italy, opening the way for the country’s third administration in a

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Letta to tender resignation to Italian president

Enrico Letta, who yesterday announced his intention to stand down as prime minister of Italy, plans to hand his resignation to President Giorgio

Enrico Letta, who yesterday announced his intention to stand down as prime minister of Italy, plans to hand his resignation to President Giorgio

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Enrico Letta to resign: Italy faces its third administration in a year

Less than ten months after being elected, Italy’s Prime Minister Enrico Letta is to officially tender his resignation following a majority vote of

Less than ten months after being elected, Italy’s Prime Minister Enrico Letta is to officially tender his resignation following a majority vote of

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Italy PM Letta quits as rival persuades party it is time for change

Italy’s Prime Minister Enrico Letta is standing down after members of his own party overwhelmingly backed a young challenger’s call for him to

Italy’s Prime Minister Enrico Letta is standing down after members of his own party overwhelmingly backed a young challenger’s call for him to

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Italy PM promises changes from January

Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta promised on Monday to cut bureaucracy, overhaul the tax system and labour market, as well as introduce a series

Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta promised on Monday to cut bureaucracy, overhaul the tax system and labour market, as well as introduce a series

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Italy: PM Letta warns influx of migrants won't stop in winter

The Italian coastguard has released a video of its night-time rescue of more than 130 migrants off the coast of Sicily early on October 26. Those

The Italian coastguard has released a video of its night-time rescue of more than 130 migrants off the coast of Sicily early on October 26. Those

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Barroso visits Lampedusa in wake of 'European tragedy'

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso’s trip to the Italian island of Lampedusa began with boos and shouts of ‘shame’ and ‘murderers’

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso’s trip to the Italian island of Lampedusa began with boos and shouts of ‘shame’ and ‘murderers’

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Tough day for Berlusconi

Italian former prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, performed a political U-turn to back prime minister Enrico Letta in a vote of confidence, despite

Italian former prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, performed a political U-turn to back prime minister Enrico Letta in a vote of confidence, despite

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Italy: Berlusconi stuns Senate with U-turn ensuring Letta's survival

Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta has won a confidence vote in the Senate, the country’s upper house of parliament. A hefty majority of Senators

Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta has won a confidence vote in the Senate, the country’s upper house of parliament. A hefty majority of Senators

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Italian political wobbles keep government in suspense

The chronic illness of Italian politics is instability. Since the 2005 revamp of the electoral law, Italy has seen five prime ministers come and go

The chronic illness of Italian politics is instability. Since the 2005 revamp of the electoral law, Italy has seen five prime ministers come and go

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Berlusconi stuns Italy Senate and backs Letta coalition

There has been high drama in Italian Senate. Just as Prime Minister Enrico Letta’s coalition was due to face a crucial confidence vote, Silvio

There has been high drama in Italian Senate. Just as Prime Minister Enrico Letta’s coalition was due to face a crucial confidence vote, Silvio

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Italy: Berlusconi's allies defy him - plan to back government

Angelino Alfano – Silvio Berlusconi’s deputy in the People of Freedom (PDL) and one-time protégé – has urged the party to unite behind the

Angelino Alfano – Silvio Berlusconi’s deputy in the People of Freedom (PDL) and one-time protégé – has urged the party to unite behind the

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Italians despair as government languishes in crisis yet again

Italy’s Prime Minister Enrico Letta is trying to shore up support ahead of a confidence vote in parliament on October 2. The crisis was sparked by

Italy’s Prime Minister Enrico Letta is trying to shore up support ahead of a confidence vote in parliament on October 2. The crisis was sparked by

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Italian politicians optimistic despite growth forecast cut

Italy has cut its forecasts for the economy. The cabinet now sees GDP shrinking 1.7 percent this year. Back in April it projected contraction of

Italy has cut its forecasts for the economy. The cabinet now sees GDP shrinking 1.7 percent this year. Back in April it projected contraction of

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Italian PM adds voice to growing chorus against austerity

Enrico Letta, the new Italian prime minister, vowed on Thursday that Italy will pursue further economic reforms. His predecessor, Mario Monti

Enrico Letta, the new Italian prime minister, vowed on Thursday that Italy will pursue further economic reforms. His predecessor, Mario Monti

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Italian PM Letta calls for growth policy in Brussels

Italy’s new Prime Minister, Enrico Letta has stopped off in Brussels for the final leg of his European tour. On a mission to preach growth over

Italy’s new Prime Minister, Enrico Letta has stopped off in Brussels for the final leg of his European tour. On a mission to preach growth over

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Letta's call for growth over austerity warmly welcomed in Paris

New Italian prime minister Enrico Letta is proposing economic stimulus at a European level, following on from his calls for an end to austerity

New Italian prime minister Enrico Letta is proposing economic stimulus at a European level, following on from his calls for an end to austerity

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New Italian premier Enrico Letta woos Angela Merkel in Berlin

Italy’s new premier Enrico Letta hotfooted it to Berlin to meet Angela Merkel hours after winning the final approval on his cabinet by the Senate

Italy’s new premier Enrico Letta hotfooted it to Berlin to meet Angela Merkel hours after winning the final approval on his cabinet by the Senate

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Italian PM to pursue more growth less austerity

Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta easily clinched his first vote of confidence in parliament after promising more economic growth and fewer

Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta easily clinched his first vote of confidence in parliament after promising more economic growth and fewer