Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Angelino Alfano at the EU Informal Meeting of Foreign Affairs Ministers, on April 28, 2017 in Valletta, Malta. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli / AFP
Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano said Saturday that he "agreed 100 percent" with a prosecutor's repeated suggestions that some charity boats rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean are colluding with trafficker
AFP photographer Aris Messinis poses in front of his work during an exhibition in 2016. Photo: Raymond Roig/AFP
An exhibition in Milan is offering through the lens of 65 photographers an original look at the topic of immigration and the migrant crisis.
The Restless Earth, organised by the Nicola Trussardi foundation, is being presented by the Visual Arts Program of Milan's Triennale, the t
Transport councillor Linda Meleo (centre) poses with some of the new scooters. Photo: Roma Capitale
Tourists and locals alike will be able to mimic Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday by exploring the capital on a scooter, after the city council unveiled a brand new scooter rental programme.
The fleet of 240 electric scooters will be available for tourists and locals alike to use, with plans t
Matteo Renzi is pictured during a press conference. Photo: Andreas Solaro/AFP
Former prime minister Matteo Renzi is widely expected to regain leadership of Italy's Democratic Party (PD) in a vote set for Sunday.
Opinion polls show Renzi is on course to defeat his two rivals, Justice Minister Andrea Orlando and Puglia governor Michele Emiliano, in the primary elections. Polls taken from Apr
After faking a pregnancy to fool her family, an Italian woman discovered a baby she bought from a young Romanian was of mixed race and gave it back three days later, Italian media said on Saturday.
The baby's biological mother, the "fake" mother and a Moroccan man who allegedly served as an intermediary in the arrangement have been arrested.
The 35-year-old woman allegedly paid 20,000 eu
A rescue helicopter en route to the avalanche site. Photo: Filippo Monteforte/AFP
Police have opened investigations into six people over deaths in an avalanche which engulfed a central Italian hotel in January.
Those who will face police questioning include public officials and the director of the Hotel Rigopiano, where the tragedy occurred.
On January 18th, 29 people died when the hotel
The 'prank'. Photo: Screenshot/Canale 5
An organization campaigning against sexual violence is calling for Italy's politicians to introduce comprehensive ethical guidelines for media, after a 'prank' shown on an Italian talent show attracted criticism.
"In a country like Italy, affected by high levels of femicide and violence against women, the mass media is contributing to a dangerous cul
Humanitarian volunteer Felix Croft. Photo: AFP
An Italian court on Thursday acquitted a humanitarian activist who had faced a possible prison term for trying to help a family of Sudanese migrants cross from Italy into France.
Prosecutors had asked for a sentence of three years and four months and a 50,000-euro fine to be imposed on French national Felix Croft, 28, following his arrest in J
Pope Francis greets people as he arrives at the Basilica of St. Bartholomew. Photo: Alberto Pizzoli/AFP
Pope Francis on Saturday described some of Europe's refugee centres as "concentration camps", as he paid tribute to an unknown Christian woman slain for her faith in front of her Muslim husban
The ratings agency Fitch on Friday downgraded Italy's long-term debt rating a notch to BBB, one level above the "speculative" grade, citing the country's persistent debt and fiscal problems.
However, Fitch said Italy's outlook was stable.
Italy has been unable to reduce its overall debt bu