Immigration issue dominates Italian elections

Mar 1, 2018
A mass influx of migrants has been met with a political backlash.
From left, Giorgia Meloni, leader of far-right party Brothers of Italy; Silvio Berlusconi, head of the center-right Forza Italia; and Matteo Salvini, leader of far-right party the League, give a joint press conference in Rome today ahead of the March 4 general election.
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Berlusconi still strides Italy's political stage

Mar 1, 2018
The conservative politician plays a central role as elections loom.
Silvio Berlusconi, leader of the Italian right-wing party Forza Italia (Go Italy), gestures as he delivers a speech on stage during a campaign rally in Milan on Feb. 25, 2018, ahead of the Italian general elections.
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Uncertain mood as Italy prepares to vote

Feb 28, 2018
Unemployment and migration are center-stage as Italy prepares for election.
Massimo Ungaro, a candidate for Partito Democratico (PD) in Sunday’s election.  
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As elections approach, Italians are concerned over young adults still living with parents

Feb 26, 2018
Many of the “bamboccioni” are compelled to stay at home for economic reasons, even if they're employed, some say.
Domiziana Dominiconi and Martina Antonini, both 21, are so-called "bamboccioni," young Italian adults still living with their parents.
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