Gulf Times - Italy
Italy's Salvini wants 'guarantees' before rescued migrants land

Italy's Salvini wants 'guarantees' before rescued migrants land

Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Wednesday called for "guarantees" before allowing an Italian coastguard ship with more than 60 migrants on board to dock.

Actor George Clooney injured in scooter accident in Italy

Actor George Clooney injured in scooter accident in Italy

Geroge Clooney was taken to hospital with a possible injury to his hip, state news agency Ansa said.

Italy wants EU sea missions to take rescued migrants elsewhere

Italy wants EU sea missions to take rescued migrants elsewhere

Italy will seek commitments from European Union partners to have migrants rescued at sea by ships from anti-trafficking and border control missions taken to other countries, its interior minister said on Sunday.

Spain NGO ship saves 59 migrants, Italy refuses access

Spain NGO ship saves 59 migrants, Italy refuses access

A Spanish NGO said Saturday it had rescued 59 migrants as they tried to cross the Mediterranean from Libya, drawing condemnation from Italy's far-right interior minister who said they were not welcome in his country.

Malta will take in migrant rescue ship, says Italy

Malta will take in migrant rescue ship, says Italy

Malta will let the rescue ship Lifeline dock after Italy refused it entry, ending the vessel's near week-long wait in the Mediterranean with more than 230 migrants on board, Italy's prime minister said on Tuesday.

Migrants rescued by Danish cargo ship land in Sicily

Migrants rescued by Danish cargo ship land in Sicily

More than 100 rescued migrants from private cargo ship Alexander Maersk, picked up off the coast of southern Italy on Friday, arrived in the southern port of Pozzallo in Sicily on Tuesday.

Danish Maersk Line ship rescues 113 migrants in southern Italy

Danish Maersk Line ship rescues 113 migrants in southern Italy

The world's leading container shipping company Danish Maersk Line on Saturday said one of its vessels rescued 113 migrants off the coast of southern Italy.

Italian PM meets FM

Italian PM meets FM

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte met in Rome on Friday with HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani during his visit to Italy.

Italy bans more migrant rescue boats

Italy bans more migrant rescue boats

Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Saturday warned another migrant rescue mission off the Libyan coast that it would not be allowed to land its "human cargo" at an Italian port.

Italy bans more migrant rescue boats

Italy bans more migrant rescue boats

Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Saturday warned another migrant rescue mission off the Libyan coast that it would not be allowed to land its ‘human cargo’ at an Italian port.

Italy and France try to patch up migrant row, draw papal rebuke

Italy and France try to patch up migrant row, draw papal rebuke

European neighbours Italy and France tried to patch up a row over immigration on Thursday as Pope Francis urged politicians everywhere to work together on helping refugees and respect their dignity.

Call to help find missing migrants as Italy, Malta refuse rescue ship

Call to help find missing migrants as Italy, Malta refuse rescue ship

The International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) launched an initiative in Rome on Monday to help find missing migrants in the Mediterranean, a day after Italy and Malta refused to allow a rescue boat carrying 629 migrants to dock in their ports.