• Italy: Thousands of migrants are rescued from 26 overcrowded boats heading to Italy

    Italy: Thousands of migrants are rescued from 26 overcrowded boats heading to Italy0

    About 3,200 migrants were plucked from overcrowded boats off the coast of Libya on Tuesday and one dead body was recovered, Italy’s coast guard said, as people smugglers operating in Libya took advantage of calm seas and warm weather. A coast guard spokesman said the smugglers had sent at least 26 boats toward Italy, the latest

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  • Italian Border Town of Como Swamped By Migrants

    Italian Border Town of Como Swamped By Migrants0

    The Italian town of Como, near the famous lake of the same name, is being inundated by migrants seeking to get through to Switzerland and Germany. The town, which is near the Swiss canton of Ticino, has been left stuck with hundreds of migrants from Africa and elsewhere as up to 1,300 migrants have tried

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  • Italy Tightens Border Control With France After Nice Truck Attack

    Italy Tightens Border Control With France After Nice Truck Attack0

    Italy has strengthened border control on its frontier with France after a lethal attack hit Nice, Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said Friday.   Rafforzati controlli ai tre valichi terrestri e a quello ferroviario #Ventimiglia. I nostri apparati di sicurezza sono al lavoro. #Nizza — Angelino Alfano (@angealfa) July 14, 2016   The minister added that

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  • Italian FM phones British counterpart on next week meet

    Italian FM phones British counterpart on next week meet0

    Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni phoned Thursday his newly-assigned British counterpart Boris Johnson to meet next week so as to discuss international issues and diplomatic cooperation. During the expected meeting, Gentiloni and Johnson will exchange views on the Syrian crisis and Washington next summit of the international alliance against the so-called Islamic State, a statement

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  • Starbucks invests in Italian bakery as reliance on food grows

    Starbucks invests in Italian bakery as reliance on food grows0

    Starbucks Corp., counting on food sales to help maintain growth, is investing in an Italian bakery and plans to expand it with new locations. The world’s biggest coffee-shop chain is buying a stake in Princi, which sells pastries, pizza and pasta in Europe, according to a statement. Starbucks will also act as a global licensee

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  • Italy Apulia train crash probe focuses on alert system

    Italy Apulia train crash probe focuses on alert system0

    The investigation into Tuesday’s head-on train crash in southern Italy that killed 23 people is focusing on the antiquated alert system on the line. They are looking into one of the black boxes recovered at the scene of the collision, on a remote single-track line north of the city of Bari. The system relied on

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  • Italy, Germany begin evacuating nationals from South Sudan

    Italy, Germany begin evacuating nationals from South Sudan0

    Germany and Italy have started evacuating nationals and some citizens from other European countries from South Sudan as fighting keeps surging across the African country. “The government’s crisis task force has decided to evacuate German, European and international citizens from South Sudan,” German Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Sawsan Chebli, said on Wednesday, adding that the ongoing

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  • Italy signs deal to build north-south highway in Iran

    Italy signs deal to build north-south highway in Iran0

    The Iranian government has signed a deal with Italy’s highway agency ANAS for the construction and management of a 1,200 km (745 miles) road project that will cost 3.6 billion euros ($4 billion), ANAS said on Thursday. The first stretch of highway covering 350 km will be completed by 2022 at a cost of 600

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  • Italy’s populist five star movement surges in new poll

    Italy’s populist five star movement surges in new poll0

    the populist Five Star Movement has overtaken Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s Democratic Party in a major poll. A poll by Demos puts the populist group, founded by the former comedian Beppe Grillo, on 32 percent, up five points since its last survey in April and ahead of Renzi’s party, which is on 30 percent, La

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  • Italy’s UniCredit hastens CEO search as shares sink

    Italy’s UniCredit hastens CEO search as shares sink0

    Italy’s biggest lender, UniCredit , is speeding up its search for a new chief, under pressure from Italian authorities who fear it is being singled out for a speculative attack in a post-Brexit sell-off of bank shares, sources said on Wednesday. One source familiar with the matter said a decision could be made by its

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