Italian election could hinge on immigration
02 March 2018 | 5:00 pm
As several Italian parties try to capitalize on the issue of immigration, former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is back in the limelight, leading a center-right coalition — although he himself is currently barred from public office due to a tax fraud conviction.
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Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, who has died aged 86, is to be laid to rest in a state funeral on a day of mourning.
A day after securing a record-high winning margin in parliamentary elections, conservative leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has been sworn in as prime minister. He has vowed to implement "deeply-needed" economic reforms.
Progressive parties have won a recent election in Thailand, but unelected lawmakers were able to block Pita Limjaroenrat from becoming prime minister.
Gianluigi Buffon helped Italy achieve victory at the 2006 FIFA World Cup. The 45-year-old is the most capped player in Italy's history with 176 appearances for the Azzurri and a 10-time Serie A champion with Juventus.
Vincenzo La Porta has been arrested in Greece after being on the run for 11 years. The police managed to track him down thanks to his devotion to his hometown soccer team.
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Little-known politician Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar will serve as caretaker prime minister until elections take place. The ceremony on Pakistan's Independence Day comes amid ongoing political turmoil in the country.
In an exclusive interview with DW, Niger's new prime minister, Lamine Zeine, has signaled a readiness for talks with regional bloc ECOWAS. He warned Niger will not be forced down a political path.
Business tycoon Srettha Thavisin has been voted in after a monthslong deadlock since the May election. Srettha's Pheu Thai party is part of a multi-party coalition, including allies with the military.
The vote marks the end of an almost four-decades long rule of his father, Hun Sen. Major powers will watch to see if Cambodia change direction with Hun Manet in control.
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