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Matteo Salvini: Italian politician
Matteo Salvini is an Italian politician who served as Deputy Prime Minister of Italy and Minister of the Interior from 1 June 2018 to 5 September 2019. He has also been Federal Secretary of the Northern League since December 2013. He has been a Senator in the Italian Senate since March 2018. He previously served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the constituency of North-West Italy from 2004 to 2018.

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Italian far-right leader Matteo Salvini in court over migrant detention claims [Video]

Italian far-right leader Matteo Salvini in court over migrant detention claims

Salvini is accused of abusing his powers as then-interior minister to block 116 migrants from disembarking from a coastguard boat last year, under his so-called "closed ports" policy.

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'We lost, that's clear': Italy's Salvini fails to make expected gains in regional elections [Video]

'We lost, that's clear': Italy's Salvini fails to make expected gains in regional elections

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Salvini votes in Italy's first COVID election [Video]

Salvini votes in Italy's first COVID election

Leader of the far-right League party Matteo Salvini cast his vote on Monday for a constitutional referendum to reduce the number of lawmakers in the lower and upper house.

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Italians vote in first polls since lockdown [Video]

Italians vote in first polls since lockdown

Despite Italians generally approving of the government's response to the coronavirus pandemic, the ruling coalition is expected to make losses to the rightist opposition in a raft of regional votes...

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Far-right ltalian leader facing new trial for 'illegally' keeping rescued migrants on boat for 19 days

Italy's Senate has voted to allow prosecutors to put ex-interior minister Matteo Salvini on trial on charges of illegally detaining migrants at sea.
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Italy's Salvini to face new trial over migrant ship blockade

Senators enable the prosecution of the ex-interior minister for blocking a migrant ship's entry.
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Tenor Bocelli, who had COVID, says lockdown humiliated him

tenor bocelli, who had covid, says lockdown humiliated him
ROME (AP) — Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, who had COVID-19, said the pandemic lockdown made him feel “humiliated and offended” by depriving him of his freedom to come and go as he wanted. Bocelli..
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Italy Senate panel votes down Salvini probe over stranded migrants

An Italian Senate committee on Tuesday rejected a request by magistrates to investigate Matteo Salvini, head of the rightwing League party, for refusing a migrant rescue boat permission to land last..
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Italy's far-right League hurt by response to coronavirus in heartland

The coronavirus crisis has left Italy's northern economic powerhouse a disaster zone and raised awkward questions for far-right opposition leader Matteo Salvini's League party, which has dominated the..
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Looking to moderate image, Italy's Salvini says his League party isn't far right

Italy's Matteo Salvini denied on Thursday that his League party is a far-right group, instead portraying it as a moderate force that wants to broaden its appeal to metropolitan voters who have..
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Italy's Salvini says might back revoking Atlantia's motorway license

The head of Italy's opposition League party, Matteo Salvini, said on Thursday he would back any move to strip Atlantia of its motorway concession if there were the legal grounds to do so.
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Italy's Senate lifts Salvini's immunity, paves way for trial

italy's senate lifts salvini's immunity, paves way for trial
Far-right leader Matteo Salvini is set to face charges of illegally detaining migrants at sea after Italian lawmakers voted to strip him of immunity, reports showed. The League leader could face up to..
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Italian Senate lifts immunity of defiant Salvini over migrant boat

Italian senators voted on Wednesday to lift immunity for far-right leader Matteo Salvini, opening the way for a potentially career-ending trial over accusations that he illegally detained migrants at..
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Italian Senate votes to lift Salvini’s immunity, paving way for trial over migrant detentions

Italian senators voted on Wednesday to lift immunity for far-right leader Matteo Salvini, opening the way for a potentially career-ending trial over accusations he illegally detained migrants at sea..
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Put me on trial, defiant Salvini says in Italian migrant boat case

Matteo Salvini, leader of Italy's right-wing League party, defiantly asked on Wednesday to be put on trial for detaining migrants at sea last year, even though the case could potentially sink his..
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Matteo Salvini: Senate votes on migrant detention trial

Former interior minister Matteo Salvini could be charged with illegally holding migrants at sea.
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Italy's Salvini risks new trial over alleged migrant kidnapping

A special tribunal has recommended that far-right League leader Matteo Salvini should stand trial for holding scores of people on board a charity ship last August, in one of his last migrant standoffs..
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Italy's Salvini loses 'aura of invincibility' in Emilia setback

Matteo Salvini's surprisingly clear defeat in a key regional election on Sunday brusquely halts what seemed an unstoppable rise for the Italian hard-right leader and disrupts his progress toward..
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Italy's Salvini loses key regional vote, in relief for government

Italy's right-wing League leader Matteo Salvini failed to overturn decades of leftist rule in the northern region of Emilia-Romagna on Sunday in an election that brought relief to the center-left and..
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Italy's right-wing leader Salvini fails to seize left's northern stronghold in regional elections

Italy's right-wing leader Matteo Salvini failed in his effort to overturn decades of leftist rule in the northern region of Emilia-Romagna on Sunday in an election that brought huge relief to the..
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Salvini faces setback in Italian regional election

The Italian far-right leader had focused heavily on campaigning in the Emilia-Romagna region.
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Italy's center-left seen beating League in key regional vote: exit poll

Italy's center-left Democratic Party (PD) looked on course to beat Matteo Salvini's rightist League party in a closely watched election in the northern region of Emilia-Romagna, an exit poll said on..
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Italians vote in regional polls that could be a bellwether for far-right party

Voters in two Italian regions, Emilia Romagna in the north and Calabria in the south, went to the polls on Sunday in local elections that could help propel far-right, opposition leader Matteo..
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How Italy's far right is hoping to cause a political earthquake

Matteo Salvini is hoping to cause a political shock by winning a traditional stronghold of the left.
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Don't close ports to migrants, pope says after Salvini case

Pope Francis on Wednesday said politicians should not close ports to desperate migrants, speaking after a court got a green light to pursue an investigation of Matteo Salvini, Italy's anti-immigrant..
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Seeking path back to power, Salvini targets Italian left's fiefdom

In a country where governments have a life expectancy of barely a year, the northern Italian region of Emilia Romagna has been a beacon of stability, run non-stop by the left for almost 75 years.
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Italy Senate panel says Salvini kidnapping probe should go ahead

An Italian Senate committee on Monday approved a court's request to pursue an investigation into far-right League leader Matteo Salvini, a move that could give rise to a trial for alleged kidnapping of..
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Italian Sardines square off against Salvini ahead of crucial vote

The "Sardines" grassroots movement protesting against the populism of far-right Italian leader Matteo Salvini staged a mass rally in the northern city of Bologna on Sunday ahead of a regional vote that..
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Italy's constitutional court rejects League's bid to change electoral law

Italy's Constitutional Court on Thursday rejected a request by the hard-right League party to hold a referendum to introduce a first-past-the-post electoral system, triggering the ire of League chief..
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Italy's Salvini drops calls for government to quit, urges unity on reforms

Matteo Salvini, the leader of Italy's right-wing League party, has suddenly dropped his calls for the government to resign and is instead proposing that all the main parties work together to solve the..
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Italy's anti-Salvini 'sardines' take protest to Rome

Tens of thousands of people joined a demonstration in central Rome on Saturday organized by a grassroots movement known as "the sardines", launched only a month ago to protest against far-right leader..
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Italy’s ‘Sardines’ protesters turn up heat on Matteo Salvini in Rome rally

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Tens of thousands of members of Italy’s youth-driven Sardine Movement are...
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Matteo Salvini: 'Sardines' pack in for Rome protest

Protesters rally against the right-wing League party of Matteo Salvini, using sardines as their symbol.
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General election: Trump and populist world politicians lead congratulations after Boris Johnson's victory

Populists including Matteo Salvini and Marine Le Pen join Donald Trump in hailing Tory success
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Italy's Salvini investigated over use of state flights

Matteo Salvini, the leader of Italy's right-wing League party, has been placed under criminal investigation by Rome prosecutors over suspicions he improperly used state flights, a judicial source close..
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Italy places more migrants round Europe, Salvini focuses on economy

Italy has increased relocation of migrants around Europe, official figures showed on Wednesday, reducing frictions around the issue and enabling far-right leader Matteo Salvini to steer his focus more..
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Italy's Sardines push back against Salvini's nationalist tide

The rapid rise of a new left-wing movement has caught the League's Matteo Salvini by surprise.
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From euro to ESM, Italy's Salvini re-trains his eurosceptic fire

Matteo Salvini has recently dropped threats to take Italy out of the euro zone but the hard-right leader is now alarming European authorities with a new target for his eurosceptic anger: a planned..
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A can-do challenge? Italian 'sardines' take on Salvini

Italy has had many colorful political symbols over the years, including oak trees, olive trees and daisies. Now, a new one has suddenly swum into view and is posing a problem for far-right leader..
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Win for Salvini as Italian far-right takes left-wing stronghold of Umbria

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Italy's Salvini triumphs in Umbria as government alliance slumps

League leader Matteo Salvini led the opposition center-right to a crushing victory in the Italian region of Umbria, results on Monday showed, raising questions about how long the national government in..
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Italy's Salvini triumphs in regional elections in Umbria

A right-wing coalition scored a net victory in a local election in the central Italian region of Umbria, official data from the Interior Ministry showed on Monday, giving a boost to Matteo Salvini's..
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Umbria election exit poll points to win for Salvini and Italy's right

umbria election exit poll points to win for salvini and italy's right
Matteo Salvini’s political fortunes have been given a boost after an exit poll by Italy’s state broadcaster pointed to a win for a rightwing coalition backed by his League party in a regional..
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Italy's Salvini set for victory in Umbria local vote: exit poll

A right-wing coalition is set for victory in an election on Sunday in the central Italian region of Umbria, according to an exit poll, giving a boost to Matteo Salvini's League party.
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Salvini eyes victory in central Italy after government heartache

After 50 years governing the green heart of Italy, the center-left looks set to lose control of Umbria in a regional vote on Sunday that is expected to revitalize far-right League leader Matteo..
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Salvini's right rallies in Rome to protest against Italy government

Tens of thousands of supporters of Italy's right-wing opposition parties, spearheaded by Matteo Salvini's League which was ousted from power two months ago, gathered in central Rome on Saturday to..
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