ROME -- Around 4,292 migrants are arriving in various Italian ports following rescue missions between the North African coast and Sicily.
LA VALLETTA -- An aircraft, designed for tourist flights, crashed and exploded Monday morning a little after take-off at 5.30 a.m. from the international airport of Malta, killing all on board -- three French security officials and two private contractors.
Military services have been called to the scene of the crashed Fairchild Metroliner.
ROME -- The UK premier Theresa May and her Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, have urged their Italian counterparts Matteo Renzi and Paolo Gentiloni to bring an end to Italy’s 30 years of discrimination against UK lecturers “lettori” working in Italian Universities.
ROME - Organisers of a project to reconstitute ancient works of art destroyed by Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria hope their pioneering efforts will provide a model for international cooperation to preserve the world’s cultural heritage.
ROME – The Eternal City saw the first civil union between a policeman in uniform and his partner on Sunday, Il Messaggero reports.
Raffaele Brusca, a 48-year-old policeman, said he knew he would spend the rest of his life with Antonio Sapienza, 46, as soon as he met him 10 years ago at a party in the Italian capital.