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Mattarella to be sworn in as Italy's new president

Incoming Italian President Sergio Mattarella has already said thank you to the outgoing Giorgio Napolitano for his seven years of sterling service

Incoming Italian President Sergio Mattarella has already said thank you to the outgoing Giorgio Napolitano for his seven years of sterling service

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Interview: Italy's new president lost his brother to the Mafia

Euronews reporter Alfredo Ravanolo spoke to Paolo Mazzanti, editor of Ask@News, a news agency based in Rome. He briefly described the new president

Euronews reporter Alfredo Ravanolo spoke to Paolo Mazzanti, editor of Ask@News, a news agency based in Rome. He briefly described the new president

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73-year-old Sicilian Sergio Mattarella is Italy's new president

Italy’s parliament has elected Sergio Mattarella of the Democratic Party as the new president of the Republic. The constitutional court judge and

Italy’s parliament has elected Sergio Mattarella of the Democratic Party as the new president of the Republic. The constitutional court judge and

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Italian President Giorgio Napolitano resigns

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has handed in his resignation as head of state. The government accepted the 89-year-old’s resignation on

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has handed in his resignation as head of state. The government accepted the 89-year-old’s resignation on

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Napolitano's six-decade winning streak

Giorgio Napolitano was the only re-elected President in the history of the Italian Republic, sworn in a second time on 22nd April, 2013 (the first

Giorgio Napolitano was the only re-elected President in the history of the Italian Republic, sworn in a second time on 22nd April, 2013 (the first

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A weekend of deals could see Italy's youngest ever prime minister

Italy could be on track to get its youngest ever prime minister by Saturday night or Sunday. Giorgio Napolitano, the country’s longest-serving

Italy could be on track to get its youngest ever prime minister by Saturday night or Sunday. Giorgio Napolitano, the country’s longest-serving

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Italy's president warns euroscepticism could kill EU

Italy’s president has warned MEPs that rising Euroscepticism could destroy the EU. Giorgio Napolitano was heckled by members of the nationalist

Italy’s president has warned MEPs that rising Euroscepticism could destroy the EU. Giorgio Napolitano was heckled by members of the nationalist

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Uncertainty grows in Italy ahead of Wednesday's confidence vote

Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta is bracing himself for Wednesday’s confidence vote, unsure how much support he will have for his teetering

Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta is bracing himself for Wednesday’s confidence vote, unsure how much support he will have for his teetering

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Berlusconi's deputies divided over bid to force new elections

Italy’s prime minister arrived at the presidential place on Sunday on an urgent mission to shore up his government. Enrico Letta said he will present

Italy’s prime minister arrived at the presidential place on Sunday on an urgent mission to shore up his government. Enrico Letta said he will present

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New Italian PM opens talks on forming a workable government

First day in the job and Italy’s new prime minister designate Enrico Letta must try to form a government – the first after two months of political

First day in the job and Italy’s new prime minister designate Enrico Letta must try to form a government – the first after two months of political