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After Months Of Talks, Italy Has A New Coalition Government

The anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League have joined forces — a move that has investors and the European Union on edge over promises for a referendum on the eurozone.
Law professor Giuseppe Conte, Italy's new prime minister designate, speaks to the media to present his ministers list after being appointed by Italian President Sergio Mattarella on Thursday in Rome, Italy. Source: Antonio Masiello

Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League have persuaded the country's president to allow them to form a new government – a populist coalition that is already making waves with the European Union.

The coalition will

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