Prime Minister Matteo Renzi wanted to rein in that chaos with a constitutional reform bill
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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Delta Airlines and Bank of America have withdrawn funding for the New York Public Theater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
A tentative deal has been reached between Italy’s main political parties on a reform of voting rules
How did it happen that the such a good proportion of leaders of Europe have no biological children?
As of 2016, there are 300,000 unaccompanied child refugees and separated children globally, which is 66,000 more than in 2010 and a five-fold increase over the last seven years.
Fears have been voiced in several European countries that elections could be marred by manipulation
For his inaugural trip abroad our President has picked an unpredictable but thematically consistent itinerary. He’ll be stopping at the Vatican, then on to Israel and Saudi Arabia.
People exposed to entertainment tv are more likely to vote for populist politicians according to study