Alahednews Alahednews Italy Motorway Bridge Collapses Over Genoa, Dozens Feared Dead A motorway bridge collapsed over the northern Italian port city of Genoa. Italy Vows Migrant Ship Cannot Dock As Paris-Rome Clash Escalates Italy said on Wednesday its decision to shut its ports to hundreds of migrants aboard a charity ship was firm, as a clash between Rome and Paris over Italy Shuts Ports to Migrant Boat, Tells Malta to Open Doors Italy will refuse to let a humanitarian boat carrying more than 600 migrants dock at any of its ports and has asked the island of Malta to open its do Italy into New Territory As Populist Gov’t Formally Takes Reins Italy’s new government officially took the reins of the Eurozone’s third largest economy Wednesday. Italy’s New PM Takes Aim at Migrants, Austerity in First Speech Italy’s incoming PM Giuseppe Conte used his maiden policy speech to demand a review of sanctions against Russia. Italy Expecting Decision on Last-Ditch Deal to Avoid Snap Elections Italy on Thursday was awaiting a decision from right-wing leader Matteo Salvini on whether to join a last-ditch attempt to form a government and avoid Italian Turmoil Hits Global Markets, Sending Stocks Plunging Stocks fell in Asia as Italy’s political predicament stoked fears of instability in the euro bloc. Italy: President Mattarella Names Interim PM until Fresh Elections Italian President Sergio Mattarella installed an interim prime minister to lead a new government following a bitter falling out with the country’s Italy: Political Crisis after Government Talks Collapse Italy was mired in fresh political chaos. Italy Arrests 5 in German Christmas Market Attack Probe Italian police arrested five people amid an ongoing anti-terror raid linked to Tunisian Anis Amri who staged a deadly attack on a Berlin Christmas mar Italy Elections: Center-Right Coalition Projected to Dominate The center-right coalition is leading in Italy’s general election, winning 37.42% of votes in the upper chamber of the parliament after 65% of ball Italians to Vote in General Election but No End in Sight for Political Tensions Italy’s election campaign reads much like a police blotter, chronicling a country whose politics lately have been increasingly nasty, divisive and Anti-Immigration Sentiments Spread Across Italy Ahead of Elections Immigration has become a pressing issue among many members of the European Union. Italy: Citizenship Rights Bill Delayed Under Migrant Pressure The Italian government delayed a parliamentary vote on a citizenship rights bill as tensions rise over the number of migrants arriving on the Italian Protests in Italy as Trump Arrives to Meet Pope US President Donald Trump arrived in Italy on Tuesday to hold a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican, as a group of demonstrators protested agains 30 Missing in Central Italy Avalanche The avalanche buried the 3-story hotel in an earthquake-hit region of central Italy; authorities working against the clock to rescue those trapped und Mattarella Starts Talks over Italy’s New Government Italy’s president started talks with the political leaders of the country to form a new government following the resignation of Prime Minister Matteo Italy’s Veneto Passes Bill Defining Population as «Minority» Italy’s Veneto approved a bill defining its population as a minority. Italy Referendum: PM Renzi Resigns after Clear Referendum Defeat Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi resigned after referendum defeat. OPEC Opens Session 171 in Vienna The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries [OPEC] 171st session attended by oil ministers of member states opened in Vienna on Wednesday, t AI: Italian Police Abusing Refugees Amnesty International said the Italian police used measures which may amount to ’torture’ while attempting to fingerprint refugees trying to enter t 200+ Aftershocks Follow Italy’s Devastating Earthquake The danger of a major new jolt remains in Italy, as over 200 aftershocks were registered following a devastating 6.6 magnitude earthquake in central r “Israel” in Talks with Germany to Buy Additional Submarines ’Israel’ is considering buying additional submarines from Germany, to be deployed by the Navy in about ten years, Berlin confirmed on Friday. Italy Police Arrest People Smuggler at French Border Italian police stopped and arrested a 39-year-old Italian man who was driving a refrigerated minivan packed with 17 migrants after a high-speed chase Italy Leads Rescue of 6,000+ Migrants off Libyan Coast Italy’s coastguard said nine corpses were recovered in operations in which 6,055 people were rescued off Libya Monday, three years to the day after 3