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new elections in italy?

Monday, May 28th, 2018

the proposed prime minister giuseppe conte put forward by the far right party the league and the 5 star movement in italy has resigned. last week, conte was accused of embellishing his resume by claiming amongst many things of having studied at new york university, when apparently he had only had written permission to use their library. president sergio matterella has vetoed the 2 party’s choice for finance minister–a euroseceptic who advocates italy leaving the euro. it looks like new elections might be on the horizon.


polish president dies in firey plane crash in russia

Saturday, April 10th, 2010

well, presumably it was firey. you can read more information here. lech kaczinsky (whose name you may also see spelt kaczynski) died in russia. a few years ago he and his twin brother were simulatenously president and prime minister of poland.