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Migrants board a vehicle at the port.

 Rome lets charity ship head to Italian port

15 September 2019, 6:41 AM

Italy’s new government allowed a French charity ship to bring ashore 82 migrants on Saturday in an apparent reversal of the uncompromising, closed-door policy of the previous administration.

Italy’s president wants quick deal on forging new govt

22 August 2019, 12:28 PM

Italy’s head of state wants political parties to reach a deal to form a new coalition government in the next few days if they want to avoid snap elections, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Ocean Viking rescue ship awaits port access in latest migrant standoff

22 August 2019, 9:27 AM

Two charities running rescue missions in the Mediterranean Sea have said Italy has ignored requests to allow their ship to bring 356 migrants ashore, exposing Europe’s latest failure to deal with African migration.


Italy and Spain agree on dealing with migrants

19 August 2019, 11:08 AM

Spain and Italy appear to have struck a deal that will see the 107 migrants stranded in the Mediterranean for 18 days disembark at the Spanish port of Mallorca, Spanish rescue ship Open Arms said on Monday.

Spain offers port to stranded migrants

18 August 2019, 3:33 PM

Spain on Sunday offered Algeciras as a port to disembark more than 100 migrants on a charity rescue ship stranded off the coast of Italy after the vessel had spent more than two weeks waiting for a safe port to be made available.



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