Spokesman promises unity days after P.M. raised prospect of alliance ending.
Nation's only independent polling agency said it may have to close; critics see larger crackdown.
Seeking broad support for a government of experts led by former finance minister.
Pope and Merkel, mindful of Christian vote, discuss a Europe focused on values, assistance.
Signature means first gay marriages may be celebrated within 10 days.
Karima el-Mahroug took stand in trial of ex-Berlusconi aides charged with recruiting her for prostitution.
Includes suspending a tax on primary residences and allocating funds to extend a short-term layoff scheme.
Police escorted the gay rights supporters onto buses and drove them away to avoid violence.
Man identified only by the initials M.G.; Turkey has accused Syria of involvement in the attacks.
Attempt to have a government formed quickly in the European Union's poorest country.
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