MILAN – Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is flying to Iran on Tuesday for a two-day official visit with leaders of the Islamic Republic that is also packed with meetings with Iran’s business and trade representatives.
PARIS — Europe’s far-right politicians are desperate to make friends with Donald Trump, but the U.S. Republican candidate is snubbing them — at least for now.
As Trump continues to dominate headlines — in the U.S. and in Europe — with provocative statements that women who seek abortions should be subject to “some form of punishment” or that NATO is “obsolete,” far-right and Euroskeptic groups from France to Italy to the Netherlands are trying to ride the billionaire’s momentum to make gains at home. (altro…)
MILAN — Italy is pulling out all the stops to secure stability in Libya to protect its business interests and ward off another potential migration crisis on its southern shores.
Malmo – Aida Hadzialic arrived in Sweden as a Bosnian refugee in 1992. She was five years old and her parents had just escaped the Balkan war.
Hadzialic learned Swedish, integrated into her new neighbourhood, graduated from high school and enrolled as a law student at the University of Lund, where she first started to get involved in politics.
MILAN — Luigi Di Maio is a young man in a hurry: The 29-year-old wants to turn Italy’s 5-Star Movement into a grown-up party that can challenge Matteo Renzi’s Democratic Party (PD) on the national stage, if it can first prove its mettle in local elections in Rome and Naples.
“Do you know what you want?” Ercan, one of the six brothers running Van Kahvalti Evi, Istanbul’s best breakfast spot, asks me. “Istanbul’s best breakfast” is a hard claim to defend in a sprawling city with more than 15 million people, but the queue outside the restaurant seems to confirm that this place is brunch royalty.c