During the recent European parliamentary elections, Italy saw a significant reframing of its government's political dynamics.
The Bank of Italy has cautioned the anti-establishment government in Rome against widening the country's deficit.
China has never forced debt upon participants of its new Silk Road project as "prejudiced" critics have suggested, the country's top diplomat said on Saturday in a strongly worded defense of a key policy platform of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Italy signed a preliminary accord with China on Saturday that makes it the first country of the Group of Seven industrialized nation to join the Chinese Belt and Road infrastructure project.
The Italian deputy prime minister told CNBC on Friday that he will stay in a coalition as long as it benefits his country.
Thousands of travellers were left scrambling on Thursday when Thai Airways International cancelled more than a dozen flights to and from Europe after Pakistan closed its airspace amid rising tensions with India.
President Donald Trump praised a Republican congressman for body-slamming a reporter last year, calling him a "tough cookie" and saying he thinks it might have helped him win election in Montana.
A United Airlines flight heading to Chicago from Rome diverted to Shannon, Ireland following a "potential security concern."
Italian two-year yield falls sharply while stocks rise.
Italy's political turmoil could hit the continent harder than the Greek financial crisis and the Brexit vote, according to the finance minister of Latvia.
Italy may hold repeat elections as early as July after the man asked to be prime minister failed to secure support from major political parties for even a stop-gap government, sources said on Tuesday.
Italy's political crisis is entering a new phase and fresh elections could determine both its EU membership and whether it remains within the single currency, according to analysts.
On Friday, two-year Italian bond yields rose 35 basis points in one day — almost equivalent to the entire range of the year for U.S. 10-year Treasurys.
The government formation process from here will therefore be marked by horse-trading and backdoor discussions.
Italy is headed towards a hung parliament Monday, following an election that saw voters shun mainstream politics and opt for more anti-establishment parties.
The center-right party of Italian politician and ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is leading voter polls in the country and could now be central to forming a new government in forthcoming elections, according to analysts.
The likelihood of Italy holding a general election by the fall has increased considerably as lawmakers discuss a new electoral system.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest on President Trump's international trip, who just arrived in Rome, Italy.
Unicredit posted on Thursday a first-quarter net profit of 907 million euros ($986 million) and topped expectations.