Neither Italy nor Malta - the two nearest European territories - said they were willing to take in the migrants, despite doctors on the boat warning that there was only enough food and water to survive at sea for one more day.
In the summer of 2006 Italy defeated France in penalty kicks, after drawing 1-1 in regulation, to claim the World Cup title for the fourth time, becoming at the moment the only European country to achieve such record.
There has been widespread international condemnation after President Trump's announcement that the US is withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement. Mr Trump said the accord punished the US and would cost millions of American jobs.
Donald Tusk has urged the United States president to not jeopardize climate change politics, ahead of a highly-anticipated announcement from the White House on the administration's stance on the Paris Accord to tackle global warming.
Heads of states from leading developed nations on Friday were arriving in the Italian town of Taormina for a two-day G7 summit focusing on security and economic growth.
The United States President arrived in the Vatican City on Wednesday for his first audience with the Pope since his election to the White House.
No European soccer player has improved in one year as much as French forward Kylian Mbappé (l), who was born in Paris less than 20 years ago. The young striker has led Monaco to its best season ever.
Leaving the White House in one of the most critical circumstances over the last few decades, President Donald Trump has kicked off his first trip overseas, as planned.
When they criticize laws against hate crimes, conservatives claim we shouldn’t create special classes of victims.
Well, forget all that. It turns out that they feel differently when they can get political mileage from exploiting the public’s fear of illegal immigrants. Then they’re all in.
Breaking the presidential tradition of paying first a visit to neighbors, Canada and Mexico, Trump will fly first to Saudi Arabia, and will continue to Israel and Italy, the three centers of the three great monotheistic religions: Islam, Judaism and Christianity.
There is no doubt. In Argentina, just by looking at the qualifying South American standings for the 2018 Russia World Cup people get nervous. The white and light blue squad ranks fifth with 22 points behind Brazil, Colombia, Uruguay and Chile.
Juventus has won the last five Italian League championships, but that is not big news anymore. The club from Torino has won more times the scudetto (32) than any other Italian squad.
Russian president claims Assad’s opponents intend to carry out false-flag chemical attacks to justify more US strikes
While Tillerson is attending a G7 summit in Italy to discuss Syria and ways to counter the Islamic State terror organization, North Korea says 'ready for war' after US redeploys navy strike team
The U.S.-led forces battling the Islamic State in Syria have sharply reduced airstrikes as they await a possible response from Russian and Syrian government forces to President Trump’s missile strike on a Syrian base last week.
America’s Congress is quietly becoming a European-style parliament -- and the transformation isn’t for the good. Congress is fanning, not defusing, conflict.
The Catholic institution from the Philadelphia suburbs has an ambitious plan to increase its Latino student population to 25%.
Like many Italian Millennials, Francesca decided to move to Copenhagen (Denmark) were she can attend university for free and find a job and salary according to her studies. “I wish I could come back, but it’s so hard there. Italy needs a change and that is why I am gonna vote for YES on the Referendum, despite I am not very convinced”, said Francesca in an interview with Spanish newspaper El País.
Para los refugiados y emigrantes, la ruta hacia Italia es despiadadamente difícil. Quienes llegan desde África y partes del Medio Oriente, como los cristianos que huyen de las guerras civiles en Siria e Irak, deben forjar su propio camino hacia los puertos sin ley de Libia.
The trade union that represents the police officers of Palermo, Sicily, is in process of filing a class action lawsuit to force the government to upgrade and enforce stricter health protocols regarding the screening of diseases carried by refugees. Palermo immigration cops have been calling in sick, with an Italian version of the blue flu, last week, ever since the Ebola outbreak in West Africa began making headlines.