Italy prosecutors have opened an investigation into the death of a Moroccan model who testified in one of the inquiries linked to ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi’s “bunga bunga” parties.
Voters in one of Italy’s least populated regions are casting ballots in an election that was regarded as a limited indicator of national parties’ popularity ahead of European Parliament elections.
Pope Francis has met with the founder of a Spanish aid group whose ship has been blocked from leaving port to resume rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean.
The leaders of Italy’s populist coalition parties are sparring over migrants stranded at sea aboard private rescue vessels. Continue reading →
The Latest on the disappearance of a North Korean diplomat and his wife from Italy (all times local): 1 p.m. Continue reading →
Prosecutors in Rome on Tuesday formally opened an investigation into five Egyptian domestic secret service members and police investigators in connection with the 2016 torture and murder of an Italian researcher. Continue reading →
The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local): 6 p.m. Greek authorities say they have broken a criminal ring that smuggled migrants that had entered Greece illegally to Italy by using small vessels departing from remote beaches. Continue reading →
Italian film-maker Bernardo Bertolucci, who won Oscars with “The Last Emperor” and whose erotic drama “Last Tango in Paris” enthralled and shocked the world, died Monday. He was 77. Continue reading →
The Latest on migrants and asylum-seekers in Europe (all times local): 5 p.m. Continue reading →
Italy said Tuesday that it is working to help relocate the family of a Pakistani Christian woman acquitted eight years after being sentenced to death for blasphemy, amid warnings from her husband that the family’s life is in danger in Pakistan. Continue reading →
A knife-wielding man upset about a 19-year jail term in a Mafia case held several post office employees hostage in northern Italy for nearly eight hours Monday before surrendering to authorities, police said. Continue reading →
Italian police have detained three suspects, all immigrants, in the slaying of a teenage girl who was drugged, gang-raped and left in an abandoned building in Rome known as a drug den. Continue reading →
The Latest on Europe’s migrant crisis (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Continue reading →
Former Trump strategist Steve Bannon declared Saturday that far-right “patriots” are the “new elite” of Europe as he brought his push for a trans-national, anti-European Union drive to Italy. Continue reading →
The Latest on the Vatican response to the sex abuse scandal (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Continue reading →
The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Continue reading →
The Latest on Europe’s response to mass migration (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Germany’s interior minister says he is confident of reaching an agreement with Italy for that country to take back migrants who show up at the German-Austrian border after p… Continue reading →
The Latest on Europe’s response to mass migration (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Health officials and Red Cross personnel are inspecting an Italian coast guard ship that has been docked in Sicily for days with 150 migrants on board. Continue reading →
The Latest developments following the deadly collapse of a highway bridge in Italy (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Albanian authorities say that two Albanian men were killed in the collapse of the highway bridge in Genoa. Continue reading →
Italy transferred 451 migrants from a big fishing boat onto two border patrol vessels Saturday in the Mediterranean Sea, but the migrants’ ultimate destination remained uncertain after Italy’s hard-line interior minister insisted they should be sent to… Continue reading →