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Italy demands Netherlands recall NGO migrant rescue ships

ROME: Italy on Saturday demanded that the Netherlands recall two Dutch-flagged migrant rescue ships after one of the non-government organisations that operate them called the interior minister a fascist. A heated exchange erupted after Italy's interior minister, Matteo Salvini, told more foreign .....

Allan penalties help Italy see off resurgent Japan

REUTERS: Two late penalties by flyhalf Tomasso Allan were enough for Italy to hold off a resurgent Japan and tie their two-match series with a 25-22 victory in the second test in Kobe on Saturday. The Italians, who were humiliated 34-17 by an impressive and improving Japan side in Oita last week .....

Oxfam slams treatment of migrants at French-Italian border

Migrants who live through the trauma of camps in Libya, make the dangerous Mediterranean crossing to Italy and try to push north get a double-whammy at the French-Italian border, where many languish in a no man's land without adequate food, water, shelter or basic rights, a leading rights group said...

Migrants in Spain find difficult situation

Spain's new Socialist government has offered to take in the 629 migrants aboard the Aquarius rescue ship that was stranded in the Mediterranean after Italy and Malta refused to let it dock....