Italian prosecutors to probe Libyan coastguard for ‘shooting & trying to ram’ migrant boat (VIDEO)

Prosecutors in Sicily are investigating video footage that allegedly shows a Libyan Coast Guard vessel firing warning shots at a migrant boat in the Mediterranean Sea. The probe, however, will face an uphill struggle. … Read More >Italian prosecutors to probe Libyan coastguard for ‘shooting & trying to ram’ migrant boat (VIDEO)

‘Horrible massacre’: More than 50 warders targeted in probe over heavy-handed suppression of Covid-19 riot in Italian prison

Over 50 warders have been targeted by Italy’s judiciary, with more than 20 in detention or under house arrest, amid a probe into a major prison riot. Warders’ unions branded the measures “disproportionate” and “incomprehensible.” … Read More >‘Horrible massacre’: More than 50 warders targeted in probe over heavy-handed suppression of Covid-19 riot in Italian prison

Vatican insists Italy’s anti-homophobia bill breaks bilateral treaty & treads on Catholic Church’s freedoms – media

In a rare move, the Vatican has lodged an official complaint over an anti-homophobia bill that is now being examined by Italy’s parliament, alleging that it undermines the church’s freedoms, an Italian newspaper has reported. … Read More >Vatican insists Italy’s anti-homophobia bill breaks bilateral treaty & treads on Catholic Church’s freedoms – media

Two American tourists who killed Italian policeman found guilty and sentenced to LIFE in prison

An Italian court has convicted two US tourists for fatally stabbing a Carabinieri officer during a botched drug buy on their Roman holiday. One of them admitted to the act but claimed self-defense. Both received a life sentence. … Read More >Two American tourists who killed Italian policeman found guilty and sentenced to LIFE in prison

France, Germany, Italy, Spain & UK urge Israel to halt West Bank settlement expansion plans that ‘threaten prospects for peace’

The governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK have called on Israel to drop its plans to illegally build hundreds of new houses in an area of the occupied West Bank which would isolate a Palestinian neighborhood. … Read More >France, Germany, Italy, Spain & UK urge Israel to halt West Bank settlement expansion plans that ‘threaten prospects for peace’