Italy

The First Ports of Call in Italy, Greece, and Cyprus

Migration has long been a central issue in Europe, when nearly 1 million people fled their homes in Syria and…

Despite Slow Growth, Italy Successfully Ditches More Bad Loans

Even while Italy’s economy is just barely avoiding a recession, notable progress has been made to erase a portion of…

Are Deadly Storms the Climate’s New Normal?

Last week’s storms pounded Southern Europe and caused massive flooding throughout Spain, Italy, and France. Cars were swept away, cities…

Greece and Italy’s Rocky Road to Recovery

Greece and Italy have made remarkable progress since the worst of the sovereign debt crisis. Both have jump-started economic growth…

Legal Action Is Too Late for Alpine Glaciers

On September 23rd, Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg joined forces with fifteen other teenagers from around the world to…

Italy’s Ex-PM Matteo Renzi Splits From Centre-Left to Found New Centrist Party

After longstanding speculation, former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi confirmed rumours that he would split from the centre-left Partito Democratico…

Will the Honeymoon Last? Italy Hopes for Political Stability

Italy narrowly avoided another election. The centre-left Democratic Party and anti-establishment 5-Stars Movement came together to reinstate Giuseppe Conte and…

Greece Marks Major Economic Milestone in Advance of a Month of Financial Planning

On September 1st, Greece achieved an economic milestone. Capital controls imposed in 2015 at the height of the financial crisis…

Spain and Portugal Lead EU Security Assistance as Morocco Seeks to Boost Security

Morocco and Spain have a complicated relationship, from the origins of the political enigma that is the Western Sahara to…

Salvini Bet It All. Then He Lost.

Matteo Salvini had a wish. One week ago, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte resigned, bringing Italy’s slow-rolling political uncertainty into…
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