Italian politicians denounced yesterday (18 December) a proposal by Austria's new government to offer passports to German-speaking residents of the northern Italian province of Alto Adige.
Italy has turned to its homegrown African entrepreneurs for help in easing the economic pressures driving hundreds of thousands of migrants onto the country's southern shores.
Italy, in a fresh bid to tackle a migration influx that has become a political headache, sketched proposals yesterday (28 September) to resettle around the world a thousand vulnerable migrants who are stranded in Libya.
The Italian government yesterday (13 August) welcomed Libya's decision to bar foreign vessels from a stretch of water off its coast, a move that has prompted almost all international charities to halt migrant search and rescue operations in the area.
EU interior ministers yesterday (6 July) gathered in the Estonian capital Tallinn pledged to back an urgent European Commission plan to help crisis-hit Italy, which has been overwhelmed by a wave of migrants arriving by sea from North Africa, but adopt...