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Thousands Of Migrants Rescued From Overcrowded, Sinking Boats

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 06.07.2014 | World

Italian and U.S. ships patrolling the Mediterranean Sea have rescued thousands of migrants making the treacherous journey from Africa to Europe since ...

700 Refugees Rescued By Italian Coast Guard

Agence France Presse | | Posted 12.25.2013 | World

Nearly 700 refugees have been rescued off Sicily in five operations, Italy's coast guard said Friday, as European leaders grapple with the issue of il...

Bananas Thrown At Italy's First Black Minister

Reuters | Posted 09.26.2013 | World

ROME, July 27 (Reuters) - Italy's first black minister, a target of racist slurs since her appointment in April, has condemned a spectator who threw...

Italy Illegal Immigration Crackdown Draws Fire

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A new law in Italy seeks to impose harsh penalties on illegal immigrants in a country that has been considered a bastion for safe, illegal refuge in E...