Italy

Are There Clear Skies Ahead for Alitalia?

Italy’s flagship airline Alitalia has been struggling to stay aloft, requiring rescue for the third time in a decade. The…

Ad hoc Deals Are No Permanent Solution to the Ongoing Migration Crisis Say Italy and Malta

Last week, the rescue vessel Alan Kurdi, which was carrying 65 migrants rescued off the coast of Libya, was denied…

Preventing Future Shocks Means Adapting Banks Now

The sovereign debt crisis ended years ago, but the scars remain. Dissatisfaction with the way countries handled the crisis was…

The EU Came Together Over Top Picks, but Parliament Remains Internally Divided

“The European Council has agreed on the future leadership of the EU institutions”, said Donald Tusk, chairman of the EU…

From the Sixth South EU Summit to the EU Council Meeting

On Friday, June 14th, Malta played host to the Sixth South EU Summit – also known as the Southern EU…

Italian Central Bank Spearheads Europe-Wide Move Toward Sustainable Finance

Bank of Italy  – which is Italy’s central bank – is currently putting the finishing touches on a 7 billion…

What to Expect From the 6th South EU Summit?

Coming on the heels of the European Parliament elections – and mere days prior to the EU Council meeting –…

Shifting Tides: Lampedusa, Matteo Salvini and the Italian Migrant Crisis

In a boon for European populists, the Italian right-wing Party, the Northern League, made significant gains in the European elections…

As the Dust Settles, a New EU Emerges

Normally a sleepy election, this year’s European Parliament elections feature higher turnout than seen in years, hitting 51 percent in…

AXIA Means ‘Value’ in Both Word and Deed

At the crossroads of Europe, Asia and Africa, Cyprus has a long history of working with foreigners. Over the millennia,…
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