World in brief: August 21, 2019

ITALY: Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte resigned yesterday after launching a blistering attack on far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini.

He blasted Mr Salvini, who had tabled a motion of no-confidence in the independent PM, for creating a “political crisis” for “personal and party interests.”

Mr Conte also said he could no longer work with coalition partners Five Star. He told Parliament that Mr Salvini had undermined the function of government.

CHINA:...
source: Morning Star Online

2019-08-21 16:17
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