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Italy's former PM Renzi re-elected head of ruling Democratic Party - Rappler;

Italy's former PM Renzi re-elected head of ruling Democratic Party - Rappler

RapplerItaly's former PM Renzi re-elected head of ruling Democratic PartyRapplerThe winner of Sunday's vote will lead the party during legislative elections slated for spring 2018, unless parliamentarians come to an agreement on electoral reforms before then and call for early elections. By Agence France-Presse. Published Sun, Apr ...and more »

Italy's Renzi Easily Wins Democratic Party Primary - Voice of America;

Italy's Renzi Easily Wins Democratic Party Primary - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaItaly's Renzi Easily Wins Democratic Party PrimaryVoice of AmericaFormer premier Matteo Renzi regained the Democratic Party leadership, handily winning a Sunday primary that he hopes will bolster the center-left's ability to counter growing support for populist politicians in Italy ahead of national elections ...and more »

Matteo Renzi, a reformer ready to seize a second chance - New Straits Times Online;

Matteo Renzi, a reformer ready to seize a second chance - New Straits Times Online

New Straits Times OnlineMatteo Renzi, a reformer ready to seize a second chanceNew Straits Times OnlineItaly's former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi speaks at the Democratic Party (PD) headquarters in Rome, Italy, April 30, 2017. Reuters. By AFP - May 1, 2017 @ 7:20am. ROME: Matteo Renzi, the former Italian premier who regained control of his centre-left ...and more »

Renzi returns to face Five Star challenge - The Times (subscription);

Renzi returns to face Five Star challenge - The Times (subscription)

The Times (subscription)Renzi returns to face Five Star challengeThe Times (subscription)Matteo Renzi, the former Italian prime minister, won a convincing victory in an election for the leadership of his Democratic Party last night, boosting his hopes of a return to power at a general election within a year. Early results showed that Mr ...and more »

Former Italian premier Matteo Renzi re-elected head of ruling PD party - Deutsche Welle;

Former Italian premier Matteo Renzi re-elected head of ruling PD party - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleFormer Italian premier Matteo Renzi re-elected head of ruling PD partyDeutsche WelleFormer Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi has been re-elected as leader of the ruling Democratic Party (PD). Renzi's win was announced well ahead of the end of counting, as his rivals fell far behind. Italien Renzi Wiederwahl Parteichef Partito ...and more »

Italy ex-PM Matteo Renzi wins Democratic Party election - BBC News;

Italy ex-PM Matteo Renzi wins Democratic Party election - BBC News

BBC NewsItaly ex-PM Matteo Renzi wins Democratic Party electionBBC NewsFormer Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has regained the leadership of the governing Democratic Party (PD). Mr Renzi, 42, won more than 70% of the vote in Sunday's primary among party supporters, leaving two other contenders far behind. The victory ...and more »

"Five big investment themes for the week ahead" - ForexLive

"Five big investment themes for the week ahead"ForexLiveFrench presidential election next weekend; Italy - Former prime minister Matteo Renzi looks set to regain the leadership of Italy's ruling Democratic Party in a vote on Sunday, a move that could raise the chances of early elections. A big week for US ...and more »

Italy's Renzi regains party leadership - SBS

Italy's Renzi regains party leadershipSBSItaly's former Prime Miniser Matteo Renzi has regained leadership of the ruling Democratic Party as he makes a political comeback. Source: AAP. 1 May 2017 - 8:20 AM UPDATED 1 HOUR AGO ...and more »

Italy's Renzi Easily in Democratic Party Primary - U.S. News & World Report;

Italy's Renzi Easily in Democratic Party Primary - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportItaly's Renzi Easily in Democratic Party PrimaryU.S. News & World ReportFormer Italian Premier Matteo Renzi has regained the Democratic Party leadership with an easy win in a primary that he hopes will bolster the center-left's ability to counter growing support for populist politicians. | April 30, 2017, at 6:20 p.m.. MORE.and more »

Matteo Renzi storms back to retake his party's leadership - Financial Times;

Matteo Renzi storms back to retake his party's leadership - Financial Times

Financial TimesMatteo Renzi storms back to retake his party's leadershipFinancial TimesMatteo Renzi has clinched a resounding victory in the race to lead Italy's centre-left Democratic party (PD), handing the 42-year-old former prime minister a strong mandate ahead of a tough campaign for a return to power in general elections due within ...and more »

Italy's Renzi regains party leadership with big primary win - Channel NewsAsia

Italy's Renzi regains party leadership with big primary winChannel NewsAsiaMatteo Renzi, staging a political comeback less than five months after resigning as Italy's prime minister, easily regained the leadership of the ruling Democratic Party (PD) on Sunday with an overwhelming victory in a primary election among party ...and more »

Italy's Matteo Renzi regains party leadership with big primary win - Telegraph.co.uk;

Italy's Matteo Renzi regains party leadership with big primary win - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukItaly's Matteo Renzi regains party leadership with big primary winTelegraph.co.uk"It is a clear, ample victory that went beyond our expectations," said agriculture minister Maurizio Martina, who has been campaigning for Mr Renzi. "This is the opening of a new phase." Voters queued at tents, bars and local party headquarters across ...and more »

Italy's Renzi likely to win Democratic Party primary - Gulf Times;

Italy's Renzi likely to win Democratic Party primary - Gulf Times

Gulf TimesItaly's Renzi likely to win Democratic Party primaryGulf TimesFormer prime minister Matteo Renzi was poised to win the leadership of Italy's ruling Democratic Party (PD) in a primary election yesterday, propelling him back to the forefront of the national political scene. Renzi, 42, resigned as prime minister in ...and more »

Ex-PM Renzi wins Italian Democratic Party election - Daily Sabah;

Ex-PM Renzi wins Italian Democratic Party election - Daily Sabah

Daily SabahEx-PM Renzi wins Italian Democratic Party electionDaily SabahFormer Italian premier Matteo Renzi, flanked by his wife Agnese, votes in the PD (Democratic Party) leadership primaries in Pontassieve, near Florence, Italy, 30 April 2017. (EPA Photo). Italians voted Sunday for a new Democratic Party chief in a ...and more »

AFP: Former Italian PM re-elected head of ruling party - Focus News;

AFP: Former Italian PM re-elected head of ruling party - Focus News

Focus NewsAFP: Former Italian PM re-elected head of ruling partyFocus NewsRome. Former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi was re-elected leader of the ruling Democratic Party in a primary election Sunday, the three candidates in the race said, reported AFP. Renzi's win was announced by him and his two rivals well ahead of ...and more »

Renzi wins back control of his party - POLITICO.eu;

Renzi wins back control of his party - POLITICO.eu

POLITICO.euRenzi wins back control of his partyPOLITICO.euROME — Matteo Renzi easily regained the leadership of his Democratic Party (PD) in primaries Sunday, but Italy's former prime minister faces a much harder task in his bid to return to power. After a lackluster campaign, Renzi won the race to head the ...and more »

Italy's Renzi Has Major Victory in Key Party Leadership Vote - Bloomberg;

Italy's Renzi Has Major Victory in Key Party Leadership Vote - Bloomberg

BloombergItaly's Renzi Has Major Victory in Key Party Leadership VoteBloombergFormer Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was heading to an overwhelming win in his bid to regain leadership of the Democratic Party, the first step toward seeking to return to his former office in Italian elections due early next year. Renzi addresses the ...and more »

Renzi Tries Macron Approach - Financial Tribune;

Renzi Tries Macron Approach - Financial Tribune

Financial TribuneRenzi Tries Macron ApproachFinancial TribuneMatteo Renzi toned down the EU-critical rhetoric of his final months as Italian prime minister during his visit to Brussels on Friday to drum up support for his bid to be restored as head of the Democratic Party (PD) in its primaries this weekend. With ...and more »

Ex-premier Renzi favourite to win Italy's Democratic Party primaries - San Diego Jewish World

Ex-premier Renzi favourite to win Italy's Democratic Party primariesSan Diego Jewish WorldRome (dpa) - Former prime minister Matteo Renzi was expected to be comfortably re-elected leader of Italy's ruling Democratic Party (PD) on Sunday, setting him up for a showdown with the populist Five Star Movement (M5S) in general elections. The PD ...and more »

Italian Democrats picking party chief; Renzi expected to win - WHIO;

Italian Democrats picking party chief; Renzi expected to win - WHIO

WHIOItalian Democrats picking party chief; Renzi expected to winWHIOCitizens line up at a makeshift gazebo set up around the country for the Democratic party's primary elections, in Rome Sunday, April 30, 2017. Italians are voting for a new leader of the Democratic Party in a primary expected to give Matteo Renzi a ...and more »