"There is a risk that Putin will read congratulatory messages from Western leaders like European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump as a plea for a return to business as usual."
Director of Foreign Policy, Centre for European Reform
""A powerful explosion rocked this area and right after that I saw many people running away.""
"“Every girl who speaks is paving the way for another.”"
Former Playboy model
"“Instead of engaging on the substantive concern, Russia has sought to confuse the picture with at best misleading procedural arguments.""
UK Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament
""The dark arts have arrived in full force online.""
US Democratic Congressman
"I won't be throwing fish anywhere."
""It was a case like that. It opened like this. And the money was inside.""
"The world is paying little attention to a crisis which has a similar impact to an earthquake or a cyclone but without the accompanying images of destruction and violence."
Producer, Aid Zone
state of the union
As the dust settles after Sunday's election, Italy's President Sergio Mattarella still needs to consider who will be Prime Minister.
The rise of populist and eurosceptic parties is set to cause ripples in the Eurozone
Berlusconi's out but Italy's right has a new hero.
Matteo Salvini, leader of the right-wing and anti-immigration Lega Party, vowed to remain populist after making big gains in the Italian election
Italy's ruling centre left coalition emerges in third place, hurt by anger over poverty and mass immigration
Italy gets ready to go to the polls in one of the most contentious elections in years.
Italians speak of disillusionment ahead of Sunday's much-anticipated poll
With the ruling center-left in disarray and the far-right capitalizing on the influx of refugees, a kingmaker potentially looms. Silvio Berlusconi is back.
Candidates were out and about for the final moments of campaigning ahead of Sunday's election in Italy
How important is the issue of migration to voters in Italy? Is the 'alarmist' way the issue is being reported in some sections of the media likely to influence the vote?
Voters' views on immigration have more to do with their values and personality than economic concerns, and they're restructuring the political map of Italy and other Western nations.
Lombardy in the north of Italy is an area known worldwide for the production of women’s socks.
In this special report from Claudio Lavanga for Insiders we explore how the issue of migration is dominating the discussion in the lead up to the elections.
In Italy, around 4 million people live in abject poverty and about 18 million are at risk of poverty or social exclusion.
The tenor of the campaign leading up to Italy’s national elections on immigration issues is profoundly alarming, writes Human Rights Watch's Judith Sunderland from Milan.
Pulse of poland
Facebook launches European digital hubs in a bid to boost its community credentials. The centres, based in Poland, Spain and Italy, will be dedicated to teaching digital skills to underrepresented members of the population.
It was the heaviest snowfall in Rome in six years and the largest for the end of February in decades
University dropout, Luigi di Maio, is the front-runner for PM as the Five Star Movement has become Italy’s most popular party
Sex scandals and legal entanglements have not stopped the 81 year old from seeking a political comeback.
Here’s a list of the main episodes of violence that have taken place during the electoral campaign ahead of the March 4 elections.