Italy’s leaders affirm their commitment to a free press as journalists protested against insults from prominent figures in the governing 5-Star Movement.
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euroskeptic populists won elections in Hungary and Italy, and as the EU confronts Poland’s right-wing government
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Theater staged production of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar starring President Donald Trump look-alike
Delta Airlines and Bank of America have withdrawn funding for the New York Public Theater
A reform of voting rules in Italy was dealt a blow as a majority of parliament voted against it