Car bomb damages Italy's ENI joint venture office in Libyan capital

A car bomb went off in Libya`s capital Tripoli on Monday in front of the headquarters of Mellitah, an oil and gas joint venture between Italy`s ENI and Libyan state oil firm NOC, witnesses said.

Italy arrests ten traffickers over migrant boat deaths

Italian authorities said on Friday they had arrested ten suspected people smugglers in connection with the deaths by asphyxiation of 52 people who had been forced to remain in the virtually airless hold of an overcrowded migrant boat.

European migrant crisis: 200 bodies found floating off Libyan coast
European migrant crisis: 200 bodies found floating off Libyan coast

Around 200 bodies have been found floating off the coast of one of the main people-smuggling hubs in Libya after two boats carrying up to 500 migrants capsized off Zuwara, a port in western Libya.

`I stopped counting`: Doctor on discovering migrant boat dead

Stiff lifeless bodies submerged in water -- it`s a sight Canadian doctor Simon Bryant won`t soon forget after he found dozens of dead migrants in the hold of a boat off Libya.

Another 1,400 migrants rescued off Libya, 52 found dead
Another 1,400 migrants rescued off Libya, 52 found dead

A Swedish coastguard ship docked at the Sicilian port of Palermo on Thursday carrying more than 570 migrants and the bodies of 52 people, officials said. 

Rescuers save 3,000 migrants in Mediterranean, 55 dead

Rescuers saved about 3,000 migrants but found more than 50 dead on boats near the coast of Libya on Wednesday, the Italian coast guard said.

Italian marines case: SC suspends court proceedings in India

The Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended all court proceedings in India relating to the trial of two Italian marines in connection with the 2012 killing of two fishermen off Kerala coast.

Italy hits back at Merkel in migrants row

Italy`s Foreign Minister has scathingly dismissed criticism from France and Germany over its handling of the tens of thousands of migrants arriving on its southern shores.

UN Tribunal order "setback" for Italy as no relief to marines: India
UN Tribunal order "setback" for Italy as no relief to marines: India

A UN Tribunal hearing the case related to the killing of two Kerala fishermen on Monday did not allow an accused Italian marine go home from Indian custody despite the European country's fervent plea for the relief to him, Home Ministry officials said.

UN tribunal asks India, Italy to suspend trial against marines, seeks report by Sept 24
UN tribunal asks India, Italy to suspend trial against marines, seeks report by Sept 24

A UN tribunal on Monday, while hearing Italian marines' case here, asked India and Italy to immediately suspend all legal cases which may aggravate the issue.

New one-day peak for Italy migrant rescues

Italy's coastguard picked up another 300 migrants from stricken boats in the Mediterranean today, a day after overseeing the rescue of 4,400 people in one 24-hour period with help from British, Irish and Norwegian ships.

Bradley Cooper, Irina Shayk get cozy in Italy
Bradley Cooper, Irina Shayk get cozy in Italy

Hollywood star Bradley Cooper and model Irina Shayk are enjoying their holiday in Capri, Italy.

One-day record for migrant rescues in sea near Libya: 4,400

 Italy's coast guard says it coordinated the rescue of some 4,400 migrants in a single day, a record-setting number, as smugglers took advantage of ideal sea conditions off Libya to launch a fleet of overcrowded, unseaworthy boats.

Migrant crisis may rip apart `selfish` EU: Italy`s Gentiloni

A deepening immigration crisis is threatening to rip the "soul" out of the European Union, Italy`s foreign minister warned on Sunday.

Italy rescuing 3,000 migrants, 18 boats in trouble

Italy's coastguard said on Saturday it was coordinating the rescue of up to 3,000 migrants from waters off Libya after receiving SOS calls from 18 different crowded vessels.

Migrant crisis puts Italy`s bishops and politicians at loggerheads

It has been a hot summer in Italy and tempers have started to fray, even in the upper echelons of the Catholic Church.

Italian coast guard rescues 116 migrants in Mediterranean

 The Italian coast guard announced the rescue of 116 Europe-bound migrants who were found in a sailboat a short distance from the coast of Calabria, Italy.

Record 107,500 migrants at European Union borders in July: Frontex

EU border agency Frontex today reported a record 107,500 migrants at the European Union's borders last month, as the 28-member bloc struggles to cope with a refugee crisis.

US launches biggest allied airborne drills since Cold War ended

The United States said Tuesday it has launched the biggest allied airborne drills in Europe since the Cold War ended, as fighting involving pro-Russian separatists escalated in eastern Ukraine.

US, other nations condemn `barbaric` IS acts in Libya`s Sirte

The governments of America, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Britain issued a joint statement on Sunday condemning "barbaric" acts carried out by the Islamic State group in Libya.