Weeks before President Donald Trump's first official overseas trip, trade and security matters were top items of discussion in his meeting Thursday with the prime minister of Italy, one of the two European countries set to welcome Trump in May.Standing alongside Italian premier Paolo Gentiloni, Trump praised Italy's contributions to the wars in Ira...

Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni will say in a speech to the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington Thursday that "I think that maintaining the joint alliance of Italy and the United States is not only an opportunity, but also a political duty," according to sources aboard the plane taking him to the US capital. "We need...

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni will fly to Washington and Ottawa meet U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in April, ahead of a Group of Seven summit in Italy the following month. Gentiloni will meet Trump at the White House on April 20, and Trudeau the next day, a statement from the prime minister's office...

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni will meet U.S. President Donald Trump in the United States on April 20, diplomatic sources said on Monday. Italy holds the rotating presidency of the Group of Seven industrialized nations and is due to host a summit of leaders in Sicily in May, which is expected to be Trump’s first trip to Europe as president....

Italy's strategic plan to manage the migrant emergency was well received by the European Commission and the EU foreign ministers gathered yesterday in Luxembourg. However, the proposal to fund the European strategy through EU bonds raised doubts, especially in Berlin.   In Italy, instead, the new migrant tragedy which took place off the coas...

The Protocol, signed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Paolo Gentiloni, the Minister of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies, Maurizio Martina, and the Minister of Education, Universities and Research, Stefania Giannini, sets forth an articulate action plan to promote Italian high-quality cuisine and products. &...

By Fucsia Fitzgerald Nissoli E' di buon auspicio la missiva che mi ha inviato il Ministro Paolo Gentiloni circa l'aggiornamento della convenzione di sicurezza sociale tra Italia/Inps e Stati Uniti/Social Security: ormai una priorità del Governo.   Infatti, egli scrive, il 5 maggio scorso (Vedi lettera 1), in seguito ad una mia sollecitazion...

Un adeguamento del 5%: questa la percentuale del ritocco delle contribuzioni dei dipendenti a contratto nella rete diplomatico-consolare italiana negli Stati Uniti. Un aumento "irrisorio" per Aldo Di Biagio, senatore di Ap eletto in Europa, che, insieme al collega del Pd Renato Turano (Pd), eletto in Nord America, ha presentato una interrogazione i...

Il Governo italiano dovrebbe intervenire a tutela degli "Accidental Americans", cioè "i cittadini italiani che hanno acquisito anche la cittadinanza degli Stati Uniti perché nati quando i loro genitori si trovavano in transito o comunque temporaneamente nel territorio statunitense". Ne è convinto Massimiliano Fedriga, deputato della Lega Nord, che...

Italy's premier has named Paolo Gentiloni as his new foreign minister, tapping a longtime center-left lawmaker and former Cabinet minister in the Romano Prodi government. Gentiloni took his oath of office Friday in the presidential palace. He replaces Federica Mogherini, who is taking over as the European Commission's foreign policy chief. &n...