Showing posts with label Italy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Italy. Show all posts

Friday, January 21, 2022

Italy Proposes To Include Espresso In UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List - UrduPoint

The Italian Agriculture Ministry has submitted an application for recognition of Italian espresso as an intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO, Deputy Agriculture Minister Gian Marco Centinaio said on Friday.

Friday, January 14, 2022

NGO: Human lives at stake as Italy blocks migrant rescue ship –

Ocean Viking rescue ship

Delays caused by the blocking of the Ocean Viking rescue ship by Italian port authorities have put human lives at stake, Julia Schaefermeyer, communications officer at SOS Mediterranean, the NGO that charters the vessel, has told EURACTIV.

Sunday, May 9, 2021

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Corfu: The Greek Island Riddled With Hidden Venetian Treasures



 Julia visits the lush Ionian island of Corfu, often called the least Greek of all the Greek islands. She discovers a little slice of Italy and samples the delights of its cuisine.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Italy stops ship with migrants

Italy stops ship with migrants
Italy has refused to allow a commercial vessel flying an Italian flag to bring ashore rescued migrants, sticking to a hardline policy on new arrivals as it presses European allies to share the burden of hosting an influx of displaced people.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Europe: Moves to further limit refugee flow prompt concern

Europe: Moves to further limit refugee flow
Rights groups and watchdogs have expressed concern over several countries' proposals to return asylum seekers to Greece as several European leaders call for refugee routes to be closed.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Italy says Malta not taking in migrant ship is 'inhumane'

Italy says Malta not taking in migrant ship is 'inhumane'
Italy has said that Malta had refused to take in a Dutch-flagged ship carrying more than 200 rescued migrants and said the decision was "inhumane", ten days after shutting its own ports to a migrant vessel.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Italy, France call for EU to set up migrant centers in home countries

migrant centers
Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Friday called for the European Union to set up centers to process migrant asylum claims in their home countries, and the proposal was backed by French President Emmanuel Macron, AFP reported.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Italy's new gov't moving fast in speaking out against refugees, asylum seekers

Salvini has vowed to expel as many as 500,000 migrants from the country
Less than a week into the mandate of Italy's newest government, officials are already raising eyebrows for the hardline stance they are taking against refugees.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Italy rightwingers, populists in gov't-formation talks after Berlusconi steps aside

Italy rightwingers, populists in gov't-formation talks
The rightwing League and the populist Five Star Movement said in a joint statement late on Thursday that they have made significant progress in talks for the formation of a new government.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Italian officials & German firm face lawsuit over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Italian officials & German firm face lawsuit over arms sales to Saudi Arabia
A complaint has been filed by a coalition of human rights groups against Italian government officials and a major European arms manufacturer over their alleged involvement in the aerial bombing of Yemen.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Libyan navy rescues 137 immigrants off western coast

Libyan navy rescues 137 immigrants
Libyan navy on Thursday rescued 137 illegal immigrants on two rubber boats off the coast of the city of Zawiya, some 45 km west of the capital Tripoli.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Le scrutin du 4 mars en Italie décisif pour l'Europe, selon une étude

italia elezioni 2018
Les Italiens ont le sentiment d'avoir été abandonnés par leurs partenaires de l'Union européenne et leur vote lors des élections générales le 4 mars risque de traduire leur mécontentement, a averti vendredi l'institut Jacques Delors dans une étude rendue publique à Bruxelles.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Italian elections could hinge on immigration, far-right backlash

More than 600,000 migrants, mostly from Africa, have reached Italian shores
With Italy's general elections scheduled for March 4, issues surrounding migration dominate, with political observers saying the vote could turn on public reaction to a series of gruesome events in the small central Italian town of Macerata.

Friday, January 19, 2018

EU’s Frontex expects illegal migration to Spain to rise further in 2018

migration to Spain to rise further in 2018
Europe’s border agency expects a further increase in arrivals of illegal migrants in Spain by sea this year, after numbers more than doubled in 2017.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

EU 'has east-west split' on migrant quotas

migrant quotas
EU leaders are bitterly divided over a quota scheme for housing migrants, as they begin a summit in Brussels.
Summit chairman Donald Tusk called mandatory EU-wide quotas "ineffective". He spoke of a split "between east and west" over asylum policy.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.