Salvini calls for snap elections

The League presented a motion of no confidence in Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in the Senate on August 9 after the party’s leader the Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, said that the ruling majority no longer exists and called for early elections. Italy government in crisis as Salvini calls for early elections https://t.co/w6m7Hpl7ui pic.twitter.com/qRTZHky03Y —…

‘Gregoretti’ migrants distributed between EU states

Italy Interior Minister Matteo Salvini would soon be giving the go-ahead to disembarking over 100 rescued migrants still on board the Gregoretti coast guard vessel, according to his Facebook page announcement. The boat has been in the Augusta port since July 27. Salvini made it clear that he would not let them disembark until an agreement…

African migrants at large after policeman murder in Rome

A massive manhunt has been announced for two men presumably from North Africa after an on-duty Carabiniere policeman was stabbed to death in Rome at night from 25 to 26 July. The Carabiniere Deputy Brigadier Mario Cerciello Rega (35) was stabbed while conducting an arrest of two men suspected in theft when one of the men…

Migrants land in Lampedusa

A vessel run by Italian NGO Alex Mediterranea has ignored an order to stay out of Lampedusa port, navigating to dock on the island after transporting 41 migrants from  Libyan coast. Second rescue ship docks in #Lampedusa with 41 migrants despite Italian ban#Italy pic.twitter.com/KLdI8FehVu — Ruptly (@Ruptly) July 7, 2019 The migrants transported from Libyan coast seeking…

Alan Kurdi vessel ignores Italy refusal

The ‘Alan Kurdi‘  vessel run by NGO migrant rescue picked up  65 migrants off Libya coast. The German NGO Sea-Eye said they would also ignore the refusal of Italy to land, and navigated to Lampedusa, where they wish to drop anchor and land passengers. It is the second boat this week, which ignores the orders of…

Mediterranea captain disobeys Italy orders

The Italian NGO Mediterranea‘s Alex migrant rescue vessel carrying 54 people picked up in  Libya waters on July 4 has been stopped off Lampedusa according to a landing ban issued by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, ANSA news agency sources said on July 5. “The vessel of the NGO, which by this time would have arrived in Malta…

Salvini trades barbs with Sea Watch NGO

 Italy Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has criticized the Sea-Watch NGO after it refused to take 52 migrants collected off Libya this week to Tripoli. The Sea Watch 3 vessel, which is close to the Italian island of Lampedusa, at one stage seemed to have turned towards Malta, but Salvini said it is not navigating there. 🔴Ho…

Euorparl: Brexit party doesn’t join ENF

Far-right parties’ intentions to create a powerful Eurosceptic bloc in the European Parliament (pciutred) failed when Poland’s ruling nationalists Law and Justice party – and the UK Brexit Party both announced they would not join such a congregation. Brexit Party won't be joining Matteo Salvini's eurosceptic bloc in the EU Parliament. Nigel Farage says: 'I can confirm that…

Hundred migrants arrived to Genoa

An Italian navy ship ‘Cigala Fulgosi‘ docked in Genoa transporting to Italy 100 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea next to Libyan coast, where the number of migrant crossings has grown in recent weeks due to summer weather conditions. After many hours of navigation, the @italiannavy ship "Cigala Fulgosi" just arrived in #Genova with on board the…

Fidesz reluctant to join ENF

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s party Fidesz is reluctant to join far-right Europe of Nations and Freedom (ENF) group in the European Parliament. Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini’ and France big winner of the elections Marine Le Pen have launched the group in the European Parliament as the smallest in June 2015, however it has been gradually grown…