Showing posts with label Italy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Italy. Show all posts

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Italys Cabinet Declares State Of Emergency For Six Months Over Influx Of Migrants

Italys Cabinet Declares State Of Emergency For Six Months Over Influx Of Migrants

The Italian Council of Ministers on Tuesday declared a nationwide state of emergency for six months "due to the exceptional increase in the flow of migrants arriving in the country on Mediterranean routes," the press office of the Italian government said in a statement.

Monday, February 27, 2023

Death Toll From Migrant Boat Shipwreck Off Italy Rises To 63

The death toll from a shipwreck off the southern Italian coast has climbed to 63 on Monday after more bodies of migrants were found, La Repubblica daily reported.

Saturday, November 12, 2022

Thursday, November 10, 2022

France to allow Ocean Viking migrant rescue ship to dock, canceled accord to take 3,500 immigrants from Italy

Ocean Viking

France has canceled plans to take 3,500 immigrants turned away by Italy, Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said on Thursday. However, Paris will allow more than 200 migrants stuck on a boat in Italian waters to dock in the country.

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Italy’s stance on migrant ship ‘unacceptable’ – Paris

Ocean Viking, a vessel operated by SOS Mediterranee

Italy has breached EU norms by refusing to allow a charity-run rescue ship with more than 200 migrants on board to dock in its ports, the French government has said. After being turned away by Italy, the vessel requested permission to offload the migrants in France.

Friday, November 4, 2022

Germany urges Italy to help migrants stranded onboard NGO boats

SOS Humanity

Germany has urged Italy to help migrants who have been onboard a German-flagged NGO boat for more than a week, saying charity vessels operating in the Mediterranean play an important role in saving lives at sea.

Friday, January 21, 2022

Italy Proposes To Include Espresso In UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List - UrduPoint

The Italian Agriculture Ministry has submitted an application for recognition of Italian espresso as an intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO, Deputy Agriculture Minister Gian Marco Centinaio said on Friday.

Friday, January 14, 2022

NGO: Human lives at stake as Italy blocks migrant rescue ship –

Ocean Viking rescue ship

Delays caused by the blocking of the Ocean Viking rescue ship by Italian port authorities have put human lives at stake, Julia Schaefermeyer, communications officer at SOS Mediterranean, the NGO that charters the vessel, has told EURACTIV.

Sunday, May 9, 2021

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Corfu: The Greek Island Riddled With Hidden Venetian Treasures



 Julia visits the lush Ionian island of Corfu, often called the least Greek of all the Greek islands. She discovers a little slice of Italy and samples the delights of its cuisine.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Italy stops ship with migrants

Italy stops ship with migrants
Italy has refused to allow a commercial vessel flying an Italian flag to bring ashore rescued migrants, sticking to a hardline policy on new arrivals as it presses European allies to share the burden of hosting an influx of displaced people.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Europe: Moves to further limit refugee flow prompt concern

Europe: Moves to further limit refugee flow
Rights groups and watchdogs have expressed concern over several countries' proposals to return asylum seekers to Greece as several European leaders call for refugee routes to be closed.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Italy says Malta not taking in migrant ship is 'inhumane'

Italy says Malta not taking in migrant ship is 'inhumane'
Italy has said that Malta had refused to take in a Dutch-flagged ship carrying more than 200 rescued migrants and said the decision was "inhumane", ten days after shutting its own ports to a migrant vessel.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Italy, France call for EU to set up migrant centers in home countries

migrant centers
Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Friday called for the European Union to set up centers to process migrant asylum claims in their home countries, and the proposal was backed by French President Emmanuel Macron, AFP reported.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Italy's new gov't moving fast in speaking out against refugees, asylum seekers

Salvini has vowed to expel as many as 500,000 migrants from the country
Less than a week into the mandate of Italy's newest government, officials are already raising eyebrows for the hardline stance they are taking against refugees.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Italy rightwingers, populists in gov't-formation talks after Berlusconi steps aside

Italy rightwingers, populists in gov't-formation talks
The rightwing League and the populist Five Star Movement said in a joint statement late on Thursday that they have made significant progress in talks for the formation of a new government.