Will Matteo Salvini be the next prime minister of Italy?

Will Matteo Salvini be the next prime minister of Italy?

He certainly hopes so. But you know he doesn't have enough parliamentarians actually for snap elections right now which means you could end up getting an alternative majority. He does have a larger percentage. If he does have elections he probably will win. But let's remember in Italy you get roughly one government every year since World War II. So even if he is, he's not lasting for long.

Can Carrie Lam end the protests in Hong Kong?

Certainly doesn't seem that way. The question is will they peter out by themselves. People get sick and tired because they've been out there every weekend. Last weekend we had 20% of the entire population out there. It does seem like it's more likely it's going to end up in more escalation and violence from the mainland Chinese side.

Which is a bigger threat in Afghanistan: The Taliban or ISIS?

Well I mean ISIS is, in a sense, the more violent threat to the United States but the Taliban is a threat that facilitates ISIS potentially. That's the one you have to watch out for especially as the Americans are moving closer to pulling out all remaining troops.

In the southern Italian region of Basilicata, home to the Val d'Agri Oil Centre known as COVA, hydrocarbon processing has undergone a radical digital transformation. COVA boasts one of the world's first fully digitized hydrocarbon plants, but why? Two primary reasons: infrastructure and information. Val d'Agri has the largest onshore hydrocarbon deposit in mainland Europe. The site is expansive and highly advanced, and the plant features a sophisticated sensor system built to capture massive amounts of data. Maintenance checks, equipment monitoring, inspections and measurements are tracked in a fully integrated digital system designed to prevent corrosion and ensure cleaner, more sustainable natural gas processing.

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