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Italy lets migrants off stranded boat as deal reached

Italy lets migrants off stranded boat as deal reached

Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini agreed to allow them to leave the Diciotti, the Italian coastguard ship which had rescued them some 10 days ago.

Italy threatens to cut EU funding over Catania migrant standoff

Italy threatens to cut EU funding over Catania migrant standoff

Italy's government threatened on Friday to withhold next year's contributions to the EU budget if Brussels failed to resolve a standoff over the fate of immigrants stranded for four days in an Italian port.