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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.

Khant Thaw Htoo is a young engineer who works in Eni's Sakura Tower office in the heart of Yangon. As an HSE engineer, he monitors the safety and environmental impact of onshore and offshore operations. He also looks out for his parents' well-being, in keeping with Myanmar's traditions.

Learn more about Khant in the final episode of the Faces of Eni series, which focuses on Eni's employees around the world.

Over the weekend, some 40,000 people in Moscow and thousands more across Russia braved subzero temperatures to turn out in the streets in support of imprisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. More than 3,000 protesters were arrested, and Navalny called on his followers to prepare for more action in the coming weeks.

But just who is Alexei Navalny, and how significant is the threat that he may pose to Vladimir Putin's stranglehold on power in Russia?

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Angry farmers take Indian fort: In a major and violent escalation of ongoing protests over new agriculture laws, thousands of Indian farmers broke through police barricades and stormed the historic Red Fort in New Delhi on Tuesday. At least one protester died in the chaos, while the government shut down internet service in parts of the capital. Farmers and the government are still deadlocked over the new laws, which liberalize agriculture markets in ways that farmers fear will undercut their livelihoods. The government has offered to suspend implementation for 18 months, but the farmers unions are pushing for a complete repeal. Given that some 60 percent of India's population works in agriculture, the standoff has become a major political test for the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling BJP party.

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9.2 trillion: COVID vaccine hoarding by rich countries and uneven global access to the jabs will draw out the global recovery from the pandemic. In fact, it'll cost the world economy as much as $9.2 trillion, according to a new study by the International Chamber of Commerce.

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The United States has never been more divided, and it's safe to say that social media's role in our national discourse is a big part of the problem. But renowned tech journalist Kara Swisher doesn't see any easy fix. "I don't know how you fix the architecture of a building that is just purposely dangerous for everybody." Swisher joins Ian Bremmer to talk about how some of the richest companies on Earth, whose business models benefit from discord and division, can be compelled to see their better angels. Their conversation was part of the latest episode of GZERO World.

The GZERO World Podcast with Ian Bremmer. Listen now.


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