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

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Number of migrants reaching Italy’s shores so far this year exceeds 20,000

The number of irregular migrants who have arrived in Italy by sea since the start of the year has exceeded 20,000, according to official figures.

Saturday, March 11, 2023

Italy launches rescue for hundreds of refugees on boats

The Italian coastguard has launched multiple rescue operations to save hundreds of refugees packed aboard boats off the Calabria region, less than two weeks after at least 73 people drowned in a shipwreck.

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Sunday, March 5, 2023

Sunday, February 26, 2023

Dozens killed as boat carrying migrants, refugees sinks off Italy

At least 58 people, including children, have died after a boat carrying migrants and refugees sank off the Italian coastal city of Crotone in the southern region of Calabria.

Friday, February 17, 2023

Aid from Italy and the European Union arrives at Beirut port for quake affected in Syria

An Italian ship carrying aid from Italy and the European Union arrived at the port of Beirut on friday for those affected by the earthquake that hit Syria on the 6th of current month.

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Italy calls invitation of Ukraine’s Zelenskyy to Paris ‘inappropriate’

Italy’s Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni on Thursday said the invitation of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to Paris, where he met French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, was “inappropriate.”

“I believe our strength is community and unity .... but there are times when favoring internal public opinion risks being to the detriment of the cause, and this seems to me to be one of those cases,” she said in Brussels.

Following his visit to London and Paris, Zelenskyy arrived in Brussels on Thursday to push EU leaders for more weapons in the fight against Russia

Friday, January 13, 2023

Italys Prime Minister Says Would Like To Discuss Recovery Of Ukraine With Zelenskyy

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni said on Thursday that Rome has not stopped supporting Ukraine and that she would like to discuss the recovery of Ukraine with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy during her visit to Kiev.

Sunday, January 8, 2023

Rome, Paris Discuss Providing Air Defense Systems to Kiev: Italian FM, En attendant Godot

 Italy is preparing a new package of military assistance for Ukraine and is discussing it with Paris as it concerns jointly produced air defense systems, Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani said in an interview with the Corriere della Sera newspaper that was published on Sunday.

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Russia cannot view Italy as guarantor of peace process around Ukraine

Russia cannot consider Italy as a guarantor of the potential peace process around Ukraine due to Rome’s biased stance against Moscow, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday.

Fuel Prices in Italy Surge Dramatically As Tax Discount Expires

Gasoline and diesel prices in Italy have skyrocketed after a rebate on fuel-related excise levies expired.

Sunday, January 1, 2023

New Years Fireworks Injured 180 People In Italy - Interior Ministry

A total of 180 people were wounded, with 48 of them hospitalized, on New Year's Eve due to fireworks, according to data from the Italian Interior Ministry.

Wednesday, December 28, 2022

Italian premier invites Ukrainian president to Rome

Italy’s Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni invited Ukrainian President Volodmyr Zelenskyy to Rome and confirmed her intention to visit Kyiv, an official statement said on Tuesday.

Sunday, December 11, 2022

Monday, December 5, 2022

Sunday, December 4, 2022

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Italy is not ready to send more weapons to Ukraine, may support Kiev militarily in the future.

Italy is not ready to send more weapons to Ukraine, the Minister of Defense told local media on Thursday, adding that Rome may still support Kiev militarily in the future.

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

France denounced as “unacceptable” Italy's refusal to take in a migrant ship

France denounced as “unacceptable” Italy's refusal to take in a migrant ship, as the two countries wrangled over which should accept a vessel with 234 people aboard.

Monday, November 7, 2022

Rescue charity to take Italy to court over migrant boats standoff

German charity SOS Humanity says it will go to court to try to overturn efforts by Italy’s new right-wing government to prevent some of the people the nonprofit group had saved from the sea from stepping onto land.

Sunday, November 6, 2022

German Rescue Ship Enters Sicilian Port, Disembarks Minors


Italy allowed a humanitarian rescue ship carrying 179 migrants to enter a Sicilian port and begin disembarking minors early Sunday, while refusing to respond to requests for safe harbor from three other ships carrying 900 more people in nearby waters.

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