It's the first union-led protest since conservatives took office in June.
The Italian public's honeymoon with Monti is over as new polls reveal low approval ratings. (FriendsofEurope/Flickr)
Without a harsh austerity plan, Italy may be the next victim of the euro crisis.
The latest EU nation to request a bailout.
(Creative Commons/Yanni Koutsomitis.)
The proposed plan would avoid the country’s fourth national bailout in two years.
Papoulias must form a unity coalition to save Greece's bailout (Creative Commons)
Several leftist parties are rejecting harsh spending cuts
Monti's nomination comes just one day after Silvio Berlusconi's resignation