Key Italy talks amid fears of snap poll
Italy's PM-designate Carlo Cottarelli is to meet the country's president, amid reports that snap elections may be called to break the political deadlock.
Media reports say Mr Cottarelli, an ex-IMF economist, has failed to secure support from major political parties and may not even bother to be sworn in.
President Sergio Mattarella may choose to skip the appointment of a stop-gap government and call elections in July.
On Sunday, Italy's two populist parties failed to form a coalition cabinet.
The prospect of fresh elections and the possibility of eurosceptic parties strengthening their... read more
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