Paolo Gentiloni

One dead after central Italy hit by series of quakes

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said no lives were lost after four powerful tremors shook central Italy on Wednesday.

Italian premier released from hospital after heart procedure

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni has been released from the hospital after undergoing a heart procedure, a spokeswoman told dpa on Saturday.

Italy has fewer radical Islamists than rest of Europe, officials say

There are fewer radicalized Islamists in Italy than in the rest of Europe, despite the country lacking an effective terrorism prevention strategy, government officials said Thursday.

Italy PM says Berlin attacker not backed by Italian network

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said Thursday that the Berlin Christmas market attack suspect was not backed by a network in Italy, as German investigators prepare to release an update of...

Italian government approves rescue package for Monte dei Paschi bank

The Italian government has approved an emergency decree to rescue stricken Monte dei Paschi (MPS) bank, Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said after a cabinet meeting.

Italy's new government wins first vote of confidence

Italy's new government, led by former foreign minister Paolo Gentiloni, won its first vote of confidence in parliament on Tuesday, lining it up to rule the country for at least the next few months...

Italy's new premier Gentiloni unveils new government: "I did my best"

A new Italian government was unveiled Monday by Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, who kept most of the ministers who worked for his predecessor Matteo Renzi in an administration expected to stay in...

Italy's foreign minister Paolo Gentiloni tapped as new premier

Italy's outgoing foreign minister Paolo Gentiloni was asked Sunday to form a new government by President Sergio Mattarella, making him Italy's prime minister designate and ending a week-old...

Italy's foreign minister Paolo Gentiloni set to become next premier

Italy's outgoing foreign minister Paolo Gentiloni got a presidential summons on Sunday, strongly suggesting that he was going to be asked to form a new government, ending a week-old political...

Italian minister calls for EU to have "Schengen for defence"

Italy's foreign minister called Thursday for European countries to set up a common defence zone, as the bloc has begun reassessing some core policies in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the...

US urges relentless fight against Islamic State amid Libya concerns

US Secretary of State John Kerry called Tuesday for no let up in international efforts against Islamic State militias in Syria and Iraq, amid concerns that a third battlefront against the...