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Salgado's Amazonia photos beamed on Assisi basilica to warn of threat

23 Sep 2019

ASSISI, Italy Hundreds of people braved driving rain on Sunday night to see pictures of Amazonia by famed Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado beamed onto the Basilica of St. Francis and to hear him talk of the danger facing the area.

Italy mourns policeman, holds U.S. teenagers for suspected murder

29 Jul 2019

SOMMA VESUVIANA, Italy Hundreds of mourners, including Italian political leaders, packed a provincial church on Monday for the funeral of a policeman allegedly murdered by two American teenagers in Rome.

German migrant rescue ship captain goes before Italian court

01 Jul 2019

AGRIGENTO, Italy The German captain of a charity rescue ship appeared before a court in Sicily on Monday after she was arrested for forcing her way into an Italian port carrying migrants she had rescued off the Libyan coast.

Italian police arrest migrant-rescue ship captain after docking

29 Jun 2019

LAMPEDUSA, Italy Italian police arrested on Saturday the German captain of a migrant-rescue ship at the centre of a standoff with the Italian government, after she docked at the island port of Lampedusa.

Rescue ship's captain accuses European states of abandoning migrants

28 Jun 2019

ON BOARD SEA-WATCH 3, Italy The captain of rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 said on Thursday European states have no interest in finding a political solution for the 42 migrants aboard her vessel, now positioned off the Italian island of Lampedusa. | Video

Families' anguish still raw as Genoa bridge demolition to begin

07 Feb 2019

GENOA, Italy Egle Possetti has to avert her eyes when she drives past the remains of the road bridge in Genoa as she cannot bear looking at the place where her sister was killed along with her family. | Video

Leftist militant returns to Italy to serve life sentence for murders

14 Jan 2019

ROME Former leftist guerrilla Cesare Battisti, facing a life sentence in Italy for murder, landed in Rome on Monday on a special flight from Bolivia, ending almost four decades on the run.

Italy refuses safe harbour to migrant ship, Spain also reluctant

13 Aug 2018

ON BOARD THE AQUARIUS Italy on Monday denied safe harbour to 141 people rescued by a humanitarian ship off the coast of Libya last week, setting up another standoff with European Union allies over taking in migrants who try to cross the Mediterranean. | Video

Humanitarian ship seeks European port for rescued migrants

13 Aug 2018

ON BOARD THE AQUARIUS Human rights groups called on European governments on Sunday to tell a charity ship where it can dock and let more than 140 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean disembark in safety.

Humanitarian ship rescues 141 migrants in first mission since row with Italy

10 Aug 2018

ON BOARD THE AQUARIUS A humanitarian ship rescued 141 migrants packed onto wooden boats off the coast of Libya on Friday in its first mission since it was caught in a standoff with Italy and Malta over their refusal to let rescued migrants ashore.

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