What was once Europe’s biggest migrant reception centre, in Mineo in Sicily, is to officially close on Tuesday in the presence of its biggest critic, far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini.
Italian government has planned to launch a fresh clampdown in its fight against boat migrants, an official said on Tuesday, as the number of new arrivals gathers speed, putting pressure on Interior Minister Matteo Salvini.
Rackete was arrested on June 29 for entering Italy’s Lampedusa port despite a veto imposed by far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, and knocking a coast guard boat out of the way to land 40 migrants
Italian police said on Monday they had seized weapons including an air-to-air missile in raids sparked by an investigation into far-right extremist groups.
Ahead of United Nations World Refugee Day, Italy's hardline Interior Minister and Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini said on Wednesday that Italy welcomed "genuine" refugees but had no space for migrants.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, visited several museums in Turin, Italy, on Saturday.
Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who has launched a military offensive against the UN-recognised government in Tripoli, held surprise talks with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in Rome on Thursday ahead of a visit to Paris next week, officials said.
Amid top Italian officials, authors, literary experts and an abundance of cultural enthusiasts, Sharjah was unveiled as guest of honour at the Turin International Book Fair (TIBF 2019) on Thursday. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Sheikh Fahim Al Qasimi, Executive Chairman of the Department of Government Relations (DoGR), Sharjah,
Stefano Zecchi, Milan’s Former Minister of Culture, renowned writer, journalist and university professor, underlined that Hadeeth Al Thakira, written by His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, has enabled the world to look at Emirati and Arab history from an angle that will change the perception of many countries towards Arab nations.