Egypt’s third richest man wants Greece and Italy to sell him an island for refugees who have been fleeing war and poverty in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere.
More than 5,000 migrants crossed into Serbia on Sunday en route to western Europe, as Greece ferried more refugees from overcrowded islands to its mainland.
By Kenzi Abou-Sabe
More than 40 migrants died in the hold of a fishing boat off the Italian coast Saturday after suffocating in the cramped and water-filled space, Italy's Navy reported.
One thousand singers, drummers and guitarists in Cesena, Italy, gathered in a field to play the Foo Fighters’ “Learn to Fly,” in a large-scale musical request for the band to come play for them.
By Jason Berry, The GroundTruth Project
CASERTA, Italy — She is 32 and demure, with a poise that belies the image of a woman who was enslaved for five years in a Nigerian prostitution ring on the outskirts of Naples, the raffish Mediterranean port city 22…
In the Mediterranean, a vast joint effort from several countries continues to locate and rescue migrants stranded at sea. British, Swedish, Spanish and Italian ships rescued 3,500 migrants on Saturday.
More than 4,200 migrants trying to reach Europe were rescued from the Mediterranean Sea over the past 24 hours, the Italian Coast Guard said Saturday, amid the swelling humanitarian crisis at sea.
By Laura Santhanam
A new Pew Research Center report compares attitudes about long-term care and aging in the United States, Italy and Germany.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, Italian police arrested 10 Pakistani and Afghan nationals with links to al-Qaida. They are accused of plotting attacks on the Vatican and in their home countries. Also, two survivors of a migrant smuggling disaster had…
An estimated 700 migrants drowned to death after a ship taking them to Europe from Libya capsized in the Mediterranean Sea on Saturday night. Rescuers led by the Italian Coast Guard are still searching for bodies and the death count…
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