Circus continues as Italy technocrat Monti to run against populist, resurgent Berlusconi: Italy economic crisis continues as political headwinds grip Euro
Monti ‘ready to lead Italy again’ as election looms
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti said Sunday he was ready to govern the country again if called upon by a pro-reform coalition and attacked his predecessor Silvio Berlusconi ahead of elections in February. “If one or more political forces adhere to my agenda and put forward the idea of proposing
Italian PM resigns amid speculations he will stand in elections
Italy Technocrat Monti: On Friday, Prime Minister Mario Monti went to the Presidential Palace to resign. President Napolitano accepted his resignation and will hear the party leaders on Saturday. Monti has introduced painful austerity measures of tax hikes and spending cuts in an attempt to balance the national budget.