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Italian media, politicians hail Marchionne as Fiat era ends

Rome - Italian media and politicians saluted Sergio Marchionne on Sunday, who has stepped down following 14 years heading auto giant Fiat owing to serious health problems believed to be life threatening.

Fiat turn to Jeep's Manley to replace ailing Marchionne

Rome - The boards of Fiat Chrysler (FCA), Ferrari and CNH Industrial on Saturday chose Jeep's Mike Manley to replace ailing emblematic boss Sergio Marchionne, Italian media reported.

EU migrant policy suffers blow as Italy, Libya reject proposals

Apo - The European Union's migrant strategy suffered a major new setback Friday with Italy refusing to freely accept people rescued at sea and Libya spurning a proposal for asylum processing centres.

Italian coastguards express unease as government closes ports to migrants

Rome - The decision by Italy's new populist government to close the country's ports to migrants saved at sea is causing unease within the heart of the Italian coastguard, some staff say, who until recently played a key role in rescue missions.

Italy's far-right Interior Minister to sue anti-mafia writer

Rome - Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said Thursday night he has filed a complaint for defamation against the anti-mafia writer Roberto Saviano, one of his most virulent critics.

Sweden struggles to contain ferocious wildfires

Stockholm - Dozens of forest wildfires raged across Sweden Wednesday, prompting Stockholm to ask for emergency EU help to fight the blazes, which broke out during an extreme heatwave in the Nordic region.

Spanish rescue ship heads home after dramatic rescue

Italy - A Spanish NGO that saved a woman off Libya who was drifting on a deflated dinghy next to the bodies of a boy and another woman said Wednesday it is taking her to Spain for her safety.

More migrants take sea route to Spain than Italy this year: UN

Geneva - The number of migrants arriving in Spain by boat is surging, the UN said Tuesday, and it has now surpassed Italy as the top destination for Mediterranean crossings.

Benny Benassi discusses new track with Sofi Tukker, future, Bono Special

Acclaimed Italian DJ and producer Benny Benassi chatted with Digital Journal about his new collaboration with Sofi Tukker entitled "Everybody Needs a Kiss."

Italy's Salvini calls for Russia sanctions to be lifted by year end

Moscow - Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said during a visit to Moscow on Monday that he wanted to see EU sanctions against Russia dropped "by the end of the year".

Five European countries to take in stranded migrants: Italy PM

Rome - Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Sunday said five European countries had agreed to take in 250 of the 450 migrants aboard two EU border agency vessels.

Italy's request to take migrants "road to hell": Czech PM

Prague - Billionaire Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said Sunday he saw Italy's request that EU peers take some of 450 migrants stranded at sea on two Frontex vessels as "a road to hell.

France, Malta will take 50 rescued migrants each: PM

Rome - France and Malta have agreed to take 50 migrants each out of 450 stranded at sea on two EU border agency vessels, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Saturday after pressing his European peers to keep their promise to share the burden.

New row brewing between Italy and Malta over migrant arrivals

Rome - Italy and Malta appeared to be heading for another spat over migrant arrivals after the Italian interior minister on Friday said he would not allow a ship carrying over 400 people to dock.

French court drops case against Amnesty volunteer who helped migrants

Nice - A French court on Friday ordered charges dropped against a 73-year-old Amnesty International volunteer who helped two underage Africans enter the country, one of several cases involving activists assisting migrants on the move through Europe.

Italy's Di Maio says parliamentary majority will reject EU-Canada trade deal

Milan - Italy's deputy prime minister Luigi Di Maio said Friday that a majority in parliament would reject an EU-Canada free trade deal, thereby threatening to scupper the entire agreement.

Dozens of migrants disembark from coastguard ship in Italy

Apo - Dozens of migrants were permitted to disembark from an Italian coast guard ship in Sicily late Thursday, after they were held at the port over suspicions that some had been involved in a reported mutiny.

Italy's Salvini refuses to let migrants on coastguard ship disembark

Rome - Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said over 60 migrants on board an Italian coastguard ship which docked Thursday in Sicily were "not authorised to disembark" pending an investigation into a reported on board mutiny.

Germany aims for migration deal with Italy by end of July

Innsbruck - Germany's interior minister said Wednesday he hopes to reach an agreement with Italy by the end of the month on the vexed topic of returning migrants there from Germany.

Italy's Salvini wants 'guarantees' before rescued migrants land

Rome - Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Wednesday called for "guarantees" before allowing an Italian coastguard ship with more than 60 migrants on board to dock.

Rome's green-fingered inmates plant seeds for future

Rome - It's 7:30 am at Rome's Rebibbia prison as inmates pile into a minibus headed for a day of freedom -- and a taste of life after incarceration.

Italy to demand closure of ports to international migrant ships

Rome - Italy wants to prevent ships operating for "international missions" from bringing migrants rescued off Libya to Italian ports, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said Sunday.

Thousands march in Germany in support of refugees

Berlin - Thousands of people marched through German cities on Saturday to protest against EU policy on refugees and support NGOs helping rescue migrants in the Mediterranean.

Salvini says 'not one more person' should reach Italy by boat

Rome - Italy's hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Thursday said he wanted to put a complete stop to migrant arrivals in Italy by boat.

Open Arms ship with 60 migrants aboard docks in Barcelona

Barcelona - A ship belonging to Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms docked in the port of Barcelona Wednesday with 60 migrants rescued off the Libyan coast on board, after Italy refused to take them in.

Rome gives Libya 12 boats to 'fight human trafficking' at sea

Rome - The Italian government will give Libya 12 boats to help them "fight human trafficking" and curb the flow of migrants into Europe, Rome announced late Monday.

Italy's Salvini calls for European anti-migrant alliance

Pontida - Italy's hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini called for a Europe-wide alliance against "mass immigration" at a triumphant annual gathering of his far-right League party on Sunday.

Spain to take in NGO rescue ship carrying 59 migrants

Madrid - A Spanish NGO said Saturday it had rescued 59 migrants as they tried to cross the Mediterranean from Libya and would dock in Spain after Italy and Malta refused access.

Spain to take in NGO rescue ship carrying 59 migrants

Madrid - A Spanish NGO said Saturday it had rescued 59 migrants as they tried to cross the Mediterranean from Libya and would dock in Spain after Italy and Malta refused access.

Italy to close ports to NGO migrant ships 'all summer'

Rome - Italy's hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini announced Friday that Italian ports would be closed "all summer" to NGO ships which rescue migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean from Africa to Europe.
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