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LAMPEDUSA - Scores of so-called ghost migrant ships have landed in Lampedusa and not been recorded by the Interior Ministry since the start of 2019, Il Fatto Quotidiano has revealed.

 Deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini has repeatedly affirmed that Italy’s ports are closed to ships carrying migrants, and that those aboard will not be allowed to disembark onto Italian soil.

27 Mar 2019
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ROME — A judge at the Rome Tribunal has ordered an investigating magistrate to place Italian Insider ’s chief editor under a new investigation for alleged ‘clandestine publication’ after a lawyer for the Food And Agriculture Organisation (FAO) requested the closure of the print issue of the English-language newspaper reporting on the UN agencies in Italy.

27 Mar 2019
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VATICAN CITY - Female staff members of the Vatican City’s monthly Donne Chiesa Mondo magazine have resigned en masse in protest against a “climate of distrust and progressive delegitimisation” that has allegedly taken foot in the publication’s parent company, the Osservatore Romano.

 Donne Chiesa Mondo, a magazine run entirely by women, covers women in the church and has helped bring to light incidents of sexual abuse and economic exploitation of nuns in the church dating back over 20 years.

27 Mar 2019
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ROME - Kenya has repeatedly ignored requests by the Italian government to assist in the search for Silvia Romano, kidnapped last year, as tensions between the two nations continue to grow, judicial sources said.

 Romano, a 23-year-old volunteer aid worker working for Africa Milele Onlus, was abucted from gunmen from the village of Chakama, 80 kilometres from Malindi on 20 November 2018 and has not been heard from since, according to the sources quoted by Il Messaggero. 

27 Mar 2019
Edwin Audland

ROME - A dominant Italy put six goals past a poor Liechtenstein side as Fabio Quagliarella’s brace helped the Azzurri brush aside their opponents to make it two wins from two in their Euro 2020 qualifying group.

 Roberto Mancini’s men, who came into the match off the back of their first home victory in 17 games, picked up where they left off against Finland. They dominated possession from the off and dictated a tempo that Liechtenstein struggled to keep up with.

27 Mar 2019
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 ROME – Potential property buyers in the Eternal City are being warned about a crooked estate agent operating fraudulent activities from a high-visibility AREA franchise store in the fashionable area of Trastevere where American and other foreign expats traditionally have purchased homes in the past.

 Italian Insider has heard disturbing reports from readers about how unscrupulous agent Luca Ruvolo rips-off unsuspecting purchasers from his base at the Realty Store Trastevere on the Viale Trastevere.

26 Mar 2019
Edwin Audland

ROME - CARAVAN, an international peacebuilding arts non-profit, has announced the launch of its new peacebuilding exhibition titled “ABRAHAM: Out of One, Many,” which will visit the Eternal City from May 3 to June 9 this year.

26 Mar 2019
Edwin Audland

ROME - Steve Bannon strongly admonished the current political narrative upheld by the media and called on the institution to step up and self-regulate in a press conference held at the Foreign Press Association in Rome on Tuesday.

26 Mar 2019
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CATANIA – Three young men, alleged to have gang raped a 19-year-old American woman, have been arrested in this Sicilian port city, police sources said on Tuesday.

 Police identified the three as Roberto Mirabella, 20, Salvatore Castrogiovanni, 19, and Agatino Spampinato, 19, and said they were arrested after one of the men sent a video to his victim.

 The crime took place in a car parked in an isolated waterfront area on March 15, and was captured on the mobile phones of all three men. 

26 Mar 2019

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