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Populist Leader Seeks More Time to Form Italy's Government

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Italy's rival populist leaders were summoned to the presidential palace on Monday to report on whether have nailed down a coalition deal to give the nation a government, more than 10 weeks after an inconclusive election.

Italy PM Says EU Draft Text on Immigration Will Be Withdrawn

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Conte had threatened not to attend a gathering of European leaders in Brussels on Sunday to protest against the draft, which, amongst other things, called for asylum seekers to be immediately returned to the EU country they first entered -- often Italy.

The Latest: Italy Leader: EU Immigration Policy a 'Failure'

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Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte has declared the Europe Union's immigration policy a "failure" and demanded it be renegotiated as he outlined the policy agenda of the populist 5-Star Movement and League's "government of change.".