Officials Rescue 367 Migrants Off Libya; 25 Bodies Found
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Officials Rescue 367 Migrants Off Libya; 25 Bodies Found

FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press COLLEEN BARRY, Associated Press ROME (AP) — A fishing boat crowded…

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Italy Arrests 44 in Mafia Migrant Center Probe
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Italy Arrests 44 in Mafia Migrant Center Probe

(BBC) – Police in Italy have arrested 44 people over the rigging of public contracts…

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Migrant Crisis: EU Asks States to Accept 40,000 Asylum Seekers
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Migrant Crisis: EU Asks States to Accept 40,000 Asylum Seekers

(BBC) – The European Commission has called on EU member states to take in 40,000…

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Libya’s Coast Guard Detains Almost 600 African Migrants
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Libya’s Coast Guard Detains Almost 600 African Migrants

  (Reuters) – Libya’s coast guard detained on Wednesday almost 600 illegal African migrants, among…

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Italy: UN Presence in Niger, Sudan Can Help Migrant Crisis
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Italy: UN Presence in Niger, Sudan Can Help Migrant Crisis

FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press ROME (AP) — Italy pressed the EU on Wednesday to devise…

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Metta World Peace Heading for Italy in ‘Coup of the Century’
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Metta World Peace Heading for Italy in ‘Coup of the Century’

  CANTU, Italy (AP) — Former NBA All-Star Metta World Peace has signed for Italian…

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Italy Rescues More Than 1,000 Migrants at Sea; 10 Perish
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Italy Rescues More Than 1,000 Migrants at Sea; 10 Perish

  ROME (The Washington Post) — In dramatic sea rescues north of Libya, a flotilla…

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Italy Presses UN to Achieve Political Solution for Libya
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Italy Presses UN to Achieve Political Solution for Libya

  ROME (AP) — Italy pressed for swifter action Wednesday by the United Nations to…

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Africans Reunite in Italy
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Africans Reunite in Italy

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist   It was an unusual setting in Italy, or…

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Italy’s Race Problem: First Black Italian Minister Seeks Cultural Change
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Italy’s Race Problem: First Black Italian Minister Seeks Cultural Change

ROME (AP) — Italy’s first Black Cabinet minister, targeted by racist slurs following her appointment…

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