Tuesday , June 18 2019

Politics

Salvini’s top aide turns against Italy premier

Bloomberg Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini’s top aide turned against Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte as tensions within the populist government escalated over immigration before this week’s European vote. Giancarlo Giorgetti, who’s also Cabinet secretary, voiced long-running frustration among lieutenants of the right-wing League party against the anti-establishment Five Star Movement, which ...

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Austria’s Kurz seeks to rule solo after dumping nationalists

Bloomberg Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz ended his controversial coalition with the nationalist Freedom Party after a video compromised his junior partner, seeking an early election in a gamble he can govern alone. Twenty-six hours after Austrian politics was turned upside down by the publication of secretly filmed footage showing his ...

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