Italy's Conte 'decidedly satisfied' with Brussels migrant meeting
"It's obvious the situation is extremely precarious," says Maltese PM Joseph Muscat, who's been blasted by Italy for refusing to let ships land. "I don't think building a wall even on the high seas is a solution," he says, adding that Malta will be presenting ideas
Italy says 'arrogant' France could become main enemy on migration
France's Macron backs financial sanctions on EU states that refuse migrants
Vatican tribunal convicts ex-diplomat of possession, distribution of child porn, sentences him to 5 years
Italy asks Malta to take in, seize migrant rescue ship
Italy euro exit would solve problems, but not government's plan: League lawmaker
Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini says that the recue ship Lifeline is in Maltese waters and the Malta government should open up their ports. "Clear that the that ship must be seized and its crew stopped."
Italy and Germany clash as migration cuts to the core of EU unity
Italy PM says EU draft text on immigration will be withdrawn
1 month ago
Italy's 2y risk spread jumps to 143bps as Euroskeptic, German critic Economics Professor and League Senator Alberto Bagnai named Italy Senate Finance Committee Head.
Interior Minister Matteo Salvini may set up controls on Italy's land borders if EU partners don't back requests for measures to contain migration
2 month ago
Tusk: Happy to meet PM @GiuseppeConteIT in Rome after G7 Charlevoix. Good discussion ahead of EUCO next week on the need to stem illegal migration
2 month ago
Italian coastguard ship carrying 522 migrants docks in Sicily, days after the new far-right interior minister banned NGO rescue ships from docking in Italy
Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini defends plans to conduct a census of the Roma community and deport those without legal status, despite outrage at home and abroad
Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini says his ministry was looking at "the Roma question" and wanted to see "who, and how many" there were
Italy to compile 'register' of Roma people: Matteo Salvini
Boat caught in Europe's migration spat brings hundreds to Spain
Italy minister blasts NGO for calling him fascist, bans ships
Conte: If new refugee boat scenario emerges, Italy will seek integrated approach
Macron: France will respect int'l humanitarian law. If a boat arrives in French waters, it will take charge of itbut also need to work with third countries from where boats depart
Conte on Aquarius: Italy has offered logistical support and we had clear understanding with President Macron. Macron adds that exchanges have been friendly and they are looking together for common EU solution
Conte: Italy has a proposal of centres in third countries to process asylum applications before people come to Europe. Macron: we should reinforce cooperation with third countries and have migration agency missions abroad
Conte: Concept of country of first arrival should be reconsidered, Europe needs to reinforce common external borders, and we must show solidarity towards each other
: On migration, it's time to turn the page we must change strategy and develop European approach Italy is preparing it own proposal to change Dublin and will present it during Austrian presidency
Macron says he hopes France and Italy will work together to propose European solutions (especially with partners like Spain, Germany, etc.) to respond to migration and Eurozone challenges
French President @EmmanuelMacron speaking after meeting Italian PM @GiuseppeConteIT: There is no national answer to migration issues, the right solution is European
: "The new prime minister of Italy is great It seems that strong on immigration wins now. @TheDemocrats, by the way, are very weak on immigration."
Germany's Bavarian party (CSU) wants to form an anti-migrant alliance with Austria and Italy.
Italian Agriculture Minister says Italy will not ratify CETA
Italy and France agree 'better migration management needed'