TECHS-NEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Day 14:00, 2019-07-14

EU should charter migrant flights, says Italian FM

Italy's foreign minister has called for recent problems posed by mass migration to be solved within a European framework. Italy has borne the brunt of a huge influx of migrants to Europe that erupted in 2015....

EU should charter migrant flights, says Italian FM

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Italian Leader Extols Closing of Migrant Center Matteo Salvini, Italy’s nativist deputy prime minister, presided over the closure of a migrant reception center that was once the largest such structure on the continent during the region’s migration crisis....
13:15, 2019-07-10

The Latest: Migrant ship moves closer to Italian island MILAN (AP) — The Latest on migrants and asylum-seekers in Europe (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The German humanitarian group Sea Watch says its rescue ship has moved closer to the Italian island of Lampedusa in a bid to make it easy to disembark the 42 rescued migrants it is carrying. Spokesman Ruben...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Italian minister Salvini closes migrant center in Sicily Italy’s hard-line interior minister has closed a migrant center in Sicily that he says was the largest in Europe as he underlined the decrease in migrant arrivals since he took over a year ago...
18:30, 2019-07-09

German migrant rescue ship captain goes before Italian court The German captain of a charity rescue ship appeared before a court in Sicily on Monday after she was arrested for forcing her way into an Italian port carrying migrants she had rescued off the Libyan coast....
22:15, 2019-07-01

Migrant rescue ship captains could face $57,000 fines in Italian crackdown Migrant rescue ships docking in Italy without authorization could soon face fines of up to $57,000, as part of a government crackdown that the United Nations warns violates international law....
00:30, 2019-06-13

Migrant rescue ship captain regrets Italian docking scare The German captain of a migrant-rescue ship who defied an Italian government ban to dock at the island port of Lampedusa expressed regret on Sunday for any alarm caused when her ship trapped a police boat against the quay....
17:15, 2019-06-30

Migrant aid ship rams Italian police boat; captain arrested The German captain of a humanitarian rescue ship with 40 asylum-seekers aboard has rammed an Italian border police motorboat while docking at a tiny Mediterranean island in defiance of Italy’s anti-migrant interior minister...
04:15, 2019-06-30

Migrant rescue ship heads towards Italian port in defiance of Salvini The migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi is making its way towards the Italian port of Lampedusa despite a warning from the country's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini that it is closed, the NGO Sea-Eye says....
21:15, 2019-07-06

German migrant rescue ship captain faces Italian court The German captain of a charity rescue ship, arrested for defying an Italian ban on docking with migrants, arrived in a Sicilian port on Monday for her first court appearance....
16:30, 2019-07-01

Italian police arrest migrant-rescue ship captain after docking Italian police arrested on Saturday the German captain of a migrant-rescue ship at the centre of a standoff with the Italian government after she docked at the port of Lampedusa....
05:15, 2019-06-29

Italian authorities arrest captain of migrant rescue ship ending standoff Italian authorities arrested the captain of a migrant rescue vessel Saturday morning after it docked into a port off the Lampedusa island, ending a more than a two-week standoff....
05:45, 2019-06-30

Migrant ship captain arrested after entering Italian port, ending weeks-long standoff Italian police have arrested the captain of a rescue ship carrying dozens of migrants rescued near Libya, after a weeks-long standoff between the vessel and authorities came to a climax off the island of Lampedusa....
14:15, 2019-06-29

American Airlines cancels 737 Max flights through Sept. 3, affecting 115 flights per day The move comes as airlines anxiously wait for Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration to recertify the plane, which has been grounded since March....
23:45, 2019-06-09

Italian exit polls indicate Matteo Salvini’s right-wing populist League is leading Italian party in European election ROME (AP) — Italian exit polls indicate Matteo Salvini’s right-wing populist League is leading Italian party in European election. The post Italian exit polls indicate Matteo Salvini’s right-wing populist League is leading Italian party in European election appeared first on LEX18.com....
00:00, 2019-05-27

Charter just gave us another reminder of why everyone hates telecom giants If you’re one of Charter’s Spectrum Internet customers, get ready to hand over more of your money if you decide to quit the service. Charter has started alerting Internet customers via the latest monthly billing statement — way down in the fine print — that you’re essen...
16:45, 2019-05-21

Comcast partners with Charter, Cox to advance targeted advertising U.S. cable provider Comcast Corp on Tuesday launched a program to further develop an advertising strategy that better targets audiences, as the TV industry looks to lure more advertisers away from digital players like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google....
08:15, 2019-06-18

8 People Taken To Hospital After Charter Bus Crash In Laurel County LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Eight people were hurt when a charter bus crashed in Laurel County. Deputies say it happened before 9:30 on Sunday morning on KY-1193. Investigators say a charter bus had 21 people on board, most of them minors, when the driver misjudged his turn as he pulled out ...
03:30, 2019-06-03

New Orleans charter school dean among 5 killed in shootings Five people were shot and killed in New Orleans over Memorial Day weekend, including a charter school dean known as a “tough but fair” leader, colleagues said. Reginald Field, 50, the head dean of students and athletic director at Andrew H. Wilson Charter School, was pronounced dead at t...
23:00, 2019-05-28

Cuomo says charter school cap won’t be lifted by end of Albany session ALBANY — The charter school movement in New York is left twisting in the wind. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday said although he supports lifting the cap to allow more charter schools to open in New York City, a proposal to allow that to happen won’t pass the Legislature before the Albany session e...
01:15, 2019-06-04

State Dems fighting charter schools near end of legislative session State Democratic lawmakers have declared war on charter schools in the waning days of the legislative session — introducing four bills that parrot recommendations by the anti-charter teachers’ union....
13:15, 2019-06-03

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
02:15, 2019-07-13

De Blasio shouts that he ‘hates’ charter schools at campaign event Mayor Bill de Blasio went scorched earth against charter schools at a teachers union-sponsored education forum for Democratic presidential contenders bellowing, “I hate the privatizers and I want them to stop them.” De Blasio made the comments as part of his opening statement at the National E...
18:45, 2019-07-08

UPDATE 1-Comcast partners with Charter, Cox to advance targeted advertising U.S. cable provider Comcast Corp on Tuesday launched a program to further develop an advertising strategy that better targets audiences, as the TV industry looks to lure more advertisers away from digital players like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google....
23:00, 2019-06-18

Charter gets final approval to stay in NY despite breaking merger promise Enlarge / A Charter Spectrum vehicle in West Lake Hills, Texas. (credit: Tony Webster) Charter Communications has received final approval to stay in New York State despite violating merger commitments related to its 2016 purchase of Time Warner Cable. The New York State Public Service Commission (...
19:15, 2019-07-12

Liberty mounts latest court challenge to 'snooper's charter' Rights group argues powers of MI5 and GCHQ to obtain and store data breach human rightsThe legality of the intelligence services’ bulk surveillance activities under which personal data is obtained from social media companies as well as through hacking and interception is being being challenged in co...
10:00, 2019-06-17

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 million to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
08:15, 2019-07-13

Canada's Digital Charter does not comfort Alphabet's smart-city critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs unit could be misused for mass surveillance....
14:45, 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
19:45, 2019-07-13

Pro-charter forces make last-ditch Albany plea to lift cap on schools ALBANY — Dozens of pro-charter school advocates from across the five boroughs made a last-ditch plea at the state Capitol building Wednesday, pushing the Legislature to lift a cap that’s blocking more charters in the city. James Merriman, CEO of NYC Charter School Center, joined with represent...
22:15, 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregate” public education....
22:45, 2019-05-21

Updates to the Privacy Act coming as feds announce promised digital charter Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says the federal government will look to update the Privacy Act as part of an effort to build greater trust in the digital world....
12:15, 2019-05-22

‘Summon the spirit of San Francisco’, says General Assembly President on UN Charter anniversary Reaffirming faith in human rights, promoting social justice and saving the world from the “scourge of war”: just some of the founding principles of the United Nations, which appear in the Organization’s bedrock Charter, signed exactly 74 years ago in San Francisco....
19:30, 2019-06-27

CORRECTED-Canada's Digital Charter does not comfort Alphabet's smart-city critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs unit could be misused for mass surveillance....
22:15, 2019-05-31

Canada’s Digital Charter not strong enough to soothe privacy concerns on Sidewalk Labs: critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs unit could be misused for mass surveillance....
18:15, 2019-05-31

2020 Democrats rail against charter schools and flaunt big spending plans at education forum Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against charter schools and flaunted billion- and trillion-dollar education proposals during a Friday forum hosted by the largest union in the U.S....
03:00, 2019-07-06

Apple makes Comcast and Charter sell iPads, other devices as part of mobile deal Apple made Comcast and Charter agree to sell iPads, Apple TVs and other lower-volume devices as part of the cable companies' deal to offer the iPhone on their mobile service....
01:15, 2019-06-14

Grab Seats on These Frontier Flights for $25 If you haven’t booked a summer getaway yet, here’s your chance: Until Thursday night, Frontier Airlines is having a major sale and offering one-way tickets for as little as $25 this summer....
22:00, 2019-07-03

IndiGo Launches New Flights, Offers Tickets From Rs 1,999 According to the IndiGo statement, the new flights are designed to cater to business and leisure travellers who are constantly on the lookout for new and affordable flying options....
15:15, 2019-06-28

Flights of fancy: an imaginative Chelsea interior Ceramicist Kate Braine has added to the artistic heritage of her home using texture, fresco and wood panelling to great effectSome houses call you… You feel drawn to their layers of history,” says Kate Braine. Her 18th-century townhouse in Chelsea is an atmospheric case in point. Narrow passageways ...
18:45, 2019-06-22

Find Flights as Low as $20 During Jetblue's Fall Sale If you’re ready to plan an early fall getaway before the hectic holiday season, Jetblue’s Fall Flash Sale may have a cheap ticket to satisfy your travel craving....
21:45, 2019-07-09

IndiGo Announces New Flights, Offers Tickets From Rs 2,499 IndiGo's latest announcement comes at a time when full-service carrier Jet Airways has suspended its operations temporarily, leading to additional demand for flights in the country's civil aviation......
17:30, 2019-05-25

Putin halts Russian flights to Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin issued the temporary ban, state news agency TASS reported on Friday. It added that Putin has also ordered the repatriation of Russian citizens temporarily living in Georgia....
23:30, 2019-06-21

LAX flights grounded, cancelled because of power outage A power outage at Los Angeles International Airport diverted, delayed or cancelled dozens of flights Wednesday night, and hundreds of passengers were briefly stuck on grounded aircraft....
08:45, 2019-06-06

U.S. Suspends Passenger and Cargo Flights to Venezuela The Department of Homeland Security said the country’s instability created conditions that “threaten the safety and security of passengers, aircraft, and crew.”...
20:45, 2019-05-21

Airlines to Consider Path to Resuming Boeing 737 MAX Flights Operators plan to meet late this month to discuss how to return the aircraft to the sky after two fatal crashes led to its global grounding. Ethiopian Airlines, which lost one of its jets, remains uncertain about future of the plane in its fleet....
11:15, 2019-06-01

How to Prevent Blood Clots on Long Flights If you’re sitting still for more than four hours, it’s possible for blood clots to form in your legs. Serious clots are rare, but can be life threatening, so the CDC says anybody who takes long flights (or car rides) over four hours should know how to reduce their risk....
17:30, 2019-07-15

Vistara Announces 62 New Flights, Check Schedule Here "These new flights represent an over 50 per cent increase in the size of network, with 170 flights a day across 24 destinations operated by a fleet of 23 Airbus A320 and 6 Boeing 737-800NG aircraft"......
21:00, 2019-06-18

High-speed LiFi will soon be available on Air France flights In-flight internet -- if and when an airline offers it -- is often unreliable and slow. Oledcomm wants to take things up a notch by making high-speed LiFi available on Air France and KLM flights. The French tech company will equip a reproduction of a......
14:15, 2019-06-12

Air India To Start New Flights On Two Routes From September 27 Air India will start new flights on the Mumbai-Patna-Amritsar route and Mumbai-Nairobi route from September 27, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Monday....
19:30, 2019-06-17

Southwest Airlines cancels 737 Max flights through Labor Day Southwest Airlines announced Thursday it will keep its Boeing 737 Max fleet on the ground through the Labor Day weekend, joining the only other U.S. carrier that flies the Max 8....
20:45, 2019-06-13

Smoking On Flights Is Banned, So Why Do Planes Still Have Ashtrays? Today, smoking on flights is banned almost internationally. And yet, most aircrafts still have ashtrays inside the washroom. So why do airplanes still have ashtrays? A video by Cheddar explains....
17:30, 2019-06-14

This Southwest Sale Will Have You Soaring With Flights Starting at $49 “Get outta town!” That’s what you’ll say, and what you’ll do, when you see the fares on a whole bunch of Southwest Airlines flights. Flights for a range of routes from September 3 through December 18, 2019 (not including dates right around Thanksgiving, unfortunately) start at just $49 one way, and ...
22:15, 2019-06-19

Cheap flights to Canada: Get return tickets from the UK for £250 FLIGHTS to Toronto and other Canadian destinations are currently very cheap with several airlines. Find out how to snap up a great transatlantic deal....
06:15, 2019-05-22

Travelers in India can now book flights on Amazon As if Amazon needed to get even bigger, a new partnership in India will allow customers in India to book flights too.        ...
21:30, 2019-05-29

SpiceJet Announces New International Flights, Tickets From Rs 16,700 SpiceJet's ticket offer: Customers can book tickets via airline's official website - spicejet.com, mobile app and through online travel portals and travel agents....
14:30, 2019-07-03

The FAA Just Banned Flights Over Iranian Air Space. Here’s What Fliers Need to Know United Airlines has canceled some direct flights after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. carriers from Iranian airspace following Iran’s shoot-down of a high-altitude U.S. drone in the area. Other airlines around the world are following suit and avoiding the area. The FAA order c...
18:45, 2019-06-21

The Latest: Power on at LAX; outage hit dozens of flights LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a power outage at Los Angeles International Airport (all times local): 10:25 p.m. Power has been restored to all terminals at Los Angeles International Airport, where an hours-long outage caused dozens of planes to be delayed, diverted or cancelled. Some passengers w...
10:15, 2019-06-06

Uber Copter's $200 flights launch in NYC on July 9th Uber's autonomous flying taxis aren't ready to take flight yet, but according to a report in the New York Times, it will offer air transit starting July 9th. Uber Copter will be available in New York City first, to Uber Rewards members who've obtaine......
12:15, 2019-06-06

GoAir Announces New International Flights, Offers Tickets From Rs 8,299 The announcement from GoAir comes at a time when full-service carrier Jet Airways has suspended its operations temporarily, leading to additional demand for flights in the country's civil aviation......
15:00, 2019-07-06

EVA Air attendants strike halts flights for 1,000s in Taiwan TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A strike by flight attendants at EVA Air, Taiwan’s second-largest airline, has left thousands of passengers scrambling for alternative transport. Dozens of flights had been canceled as a Friday after flight attendants walked off the job on Thursday afternoon after negotia...
08:00, 2019-06-21

Volcano on Bali erupts, briefly disrupting flights JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Bali’s airport has returned to normal operations after some flights were canceled on Friday night following an eruption of the Mount Agung volcano that spread ash over the south of the Indonesian island. The national disaster agency said the eruption lasted 4 minutes ...
14:45, 2019-05-25

Ask the Captain: Do pilots get bored on long-haul flights? On long flights, what does the crew do to avoid boredom after the flight computer has taken control of the aircraft?        ...
20:45, 2019-05-31

Newark Airport‏ resumes flights after brief closure due to emergency New Jersey's Newark Airport briefly suspended arrivals and departures on Saturday due to an emergency, officials said, and media reports said a plane had blown out a tire during a landing....
17:30, 2019-06-29

British Airways resumes flights to Pakistan after 11 years ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani state-run media says British Airways has resumed flights to the South Asian country, over a decade after they were suspended in the wake of a truck bombing of a hotel in the capital, which killed dozens. Flights three times a week between London and Islamabad began Monday,...
11:15, 2019-06-03

Flights Cancelled As Volcano Erupts In Indonesia's Bali More than a dozen flights were cancelled on Indonesia's island of Bali on Saturday due to an ash cloud emitted by a fresh eruption of Mount Agung volcano....
11:15, 2019-05-25

United Airlines Extends Cancellations Of Boeing 737 MAX Flights United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, through August 3, as the jetliner remains grounded following two fatal crashes....
05:30, 2019-05-25

Uber Copter to Offer Flights From Lower Manhattan to J.F.K. For an 8-minute, one-way flight, the average ride will cost between $200 and $225 per person and include private ground transportation on both ends of the trip....
04:30, 2019-06-06

Vietnam launches first helicopter sightseeing flights over Halong Bay Cruising Halong Bay is one of the must-dos when visiting Vietnam. And the fun is getting elevated to new heights with Vietnam launching sightseeing helicopter tours of these amazing oceanic formations....
04:30, 2019-06-06

Power outage at LAX grounds flights and strands travelers A power outage at Los Angeles International Airport grounds more than 50 flights and causes other travel disruptions. TSA is rescreening travelers after the disruption....
19:15, 2019-06-06

7 secrets to booking cheaper flights, according to travel experts vovashevchuk/ iStock Booking travel can be easier and cheaper with some tricks of the trade. Clearing your computer cookies can help. Consider all of your expenses. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. If you're looking to take a trip, you probably know that one of the biggest hassles of ...
23:30, 2019-05-21

Australia's Qantas directs flights away from Strait of Hormuz Australia's flag carrier, Qantas Airways Ltd, said on Friday that its flights over the Middle East would avoid the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman following the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone in the region....
11:00, 2019-06-21

Air India Announces New International Flights, Check Routes Here In a separate offer, Air India is offering 10 per cent discount on international flight tickets under its "Monsoon Bonanza Offer". Bookings under the sale can be made till August 10. The discounted......
07:45, 2019-07-16

IndiGo Announces New International Flights, Offers Tickets From Rs 7,548 The additional flights between Delhi and Jeddah will start fromJuly 25, while the flights between Mumbai and Kuwait will become operational from August 5....
20:00, 2019-07-15

IndiGo Announces New International Flights, Check Schedule Here According to the IndiGo's statement, the new flights are designed to cater to business and leisure travellers who are constantly on the lookout for new and affordable flying options....
13:00, 2019-06-12

Japanese airline plans to power flights with the help of rabbit poo A Japanese airline could soon power their aircraft with the help of rabbit poo. All Nippon Airways (ANA), partnered with LanzaTech, are hoping to introduce the greener fuel choice by 2021. The new fuel would use recycled emissions, such as from steel plants, which are then converted into ethanol usi...
02:45, 2019-06-22

Flights delayed as drones fly near East Midlands airport Incidents occurred over weekend during Download music festival at nearby parkDetectives have launched an investigation after three drones disrupted flights at an airport during a nearby music festival.Leicestershire police said a pilot of one of the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) had been interview...
22:15, 2019-06-17

IndiGo Announces New International Flights, Offers Tickets From Rs 6,999 The flights between Chennai and Kuala Lumpur will start from July 15. From July 5, the airline will also operate additional daily non-stop flights on Mumbai-Doha routes. Bookings for the flights are......
00:15, 2019-06-05

Gujarat Airports To Resume Flights As Cyclone Vayu Changes Course Flight operations will resume at Diu and Porbandar airports in Gujarat from 10am tomorrow, Airports Authority of India told news agency ANI as Cyclone Vayu changed its trajectory overnight and moved......
22:00, 2019-06-13

Vistara Announces International Flights, Offers Tickets From Rs 15,900 The flights between Delhi and Singapore will start from August 6, 2019 while the flights between Mumbai and Singapore will commence from August 7, 2019....
13:15, 2019-07-11

Airfare deals: The cheapest dates for summer flights The time to shop for summer flights is now. These guidelines will help you find the cheapest days for travel in the U.S. and Europe.        ...
22:30, 2019-05-23

Newark Airport halts all flights after airplane skids off runway All flights were halted temporarily in and out of Newark Liberty Airport Saturday afternoon when a plane apparently skidded off a runway. “Due to an airport emergency there are currently no arrivals nor departures from Newark Airport. Please check with your carrier before coming to the airport...
21:45, 2019-06-15

Sweden's Saab backs out of Swiss fighter jet test flights Saab will not test its Gripen fighter jet this month in Switzerland, the Swedish company said on Thursday, after the Swiss defense procurement agency recommended against it on grounds the plane would not be operationally ready in 2019....
14:00, 2019-06-13

Eva Air cancels hundreds more flights as cabin crew strike drags on Taiwan's Eva Airways has canceled 550 more flights scheduled through mid-July as a cabin crew strike entered its 14th day, after latest negotiations on work conditions and wages broke down this week....
07:45, 2019-07-03

Air India To Start New Domestic, International Flights. Check Routes Here Air India flight: Air India will commence flights on the Mumbai-Patna-Amritsar and Mumbai-Nairobi routes from September 27. The announcement comes at a time when the suspension of flights by Jet......
10:00, 2019-06-18

Eastern Libyan forces will ban any flights from Libya to Turkey: spokesman Eastern Libyan forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar will ban any commercial flights from Libya to Turkey, its spokesman Ahmed Mismari said on Friday....
00:00, 2019-06-29

Active shooter scare at Honolulu airport delays flights Flights were being delayed and hundreds of people were waiting to go through security screening at Honolulu's airport on Tuesday after an active shooter scare....
07:45, 2019-06-19

Putin orders suspension of passenger flights from Russia to Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin has temporarily banned passenger flights from Russia to Georgia, the Kremlin said on Friday following an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi triggered by the visit of a Russian lawmaker....
21:45, 2019-06-21

Delta waives penalty for canceling Dominican Republic flights Delta Air Lines is allowing passengers flying to the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana airport to change or cancel their flights without penalty amid a recent spate of mysterious deaths and illnesses in the country. The airline announced flight changes for trips to Punta Cana won’t be subjected ...
22:15, 2019-06-27

| British Airways resumes Pakistan flights after a 10-year absence British Airways landed back in Pakistan, in a major vote of confidence from a Western airline after suspending operations due to security fears over a decade ago....
14:45, 2019-06-03

More Boeing 737 Max travel trouble: Southwest cancels flights into October The airline said the move will result in 150 daily flight cancellations. Southwest is the largest U.S. operator of the Boeing 737 Max.       ...
19:15, 2019-06-27

The Latest: Germany’s Lufthansa restricts Iran-area flights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shootdown of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 5 a.m. German airline Lufthansa says it is no longer flying planes over the Strait of Hormuz or the Gulf of Oman after the shooting down by Iran of an American re...
11:15, 2019-06-21

Russian travel embargo worsens; flights from Georgia banned After banning Russian airlines from flying to Georgia, Moscow is to stop its southern neighbor's airlines from landing at its airports. Relations slumped this week when anti-Russia protests erupted in Tbilisi....
01:00, 2019-06-23

NASA could see more delays for SpaceX and Boeing private space flights When NASA awarded Boeing and SpaceX contracts to develop vehicles that can take astronauts to the ISS, it was hoping they'll be done by 2017. Unfortunately, both companies grappled with technical challenges that forced them to delay their timelines.......
17:15, 2019-06-21

After 10-Year Halt, British Airways Resumes Flights To Pakistan British Airways (BA) resumed its flights to Pakistan on Sunday, more than 10 years after it halted the service to that country following a bomb blast....
21:15, 2019-06-02

United Airlines to cancel over 8,000 flights due to grounding of Boeing 737 Max planes United is expected to cancel over 8,000 flights through October after having to ground its Boeing 737 Max planes.       ...
19:45, 2019-07-13

SpiceJet Announces Additional Flights On Select Routes, Details Here The additional flights introduced by the airline will be operational on Patna-Kolkata, Mumbai-Kanpur and Mumbai-Patna routes, the Gurugram-based airline said in a press release. The new services will......
14:30, 2019-05-28

Argentina strike shuts down key grain ports, grounds flights A nationwide strike in Argentina protesting austerity measures under President Mauricio Macri brought the country's airports to a standstill and halted work at key grains ports on Wednesday, the latest sign of tension in the recession-hit nation....
16:30, 2019-05-29

Airlines Announce New International Flights, Check Routes, Fares Here The announcements from Vistara, GoAir and SpiceJet come at a time when the suspension of flights by Jet Airways has led to additional demand in market...
13:15, 2019-07-11

United Airlines extends suspension of Delhi, Mumbai flights to Oct. 26 United Airlines Holdings Inc said on Monday it was extending the suspension of its flights from the United States to Delhi and Mumbai in India until Oct. 26, citing continued restriction of Pakistani airspace....
21:15, 2019-07-15

The Latest: Kansas City airport halts flights during storm KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on tornadoes in the Midwest and Plains states (all times local): 9 p.m. The Kansas City International Airport has temporarily suspended flights and moved people from the terminals to parking garage tunnels for shelter because of storms passing through the area inc...
04:15, 2019-05-29

Air New Zealand orders 8 Boeing 787 jets for long-haul flights Air New Zealand Ltd said on Monday it had ordered eight Boeing Co 787 jets worth $2.7 billion at list prices, allowing it to open up longer non-stop routes, such as Auckland-New York....
00:30, 2019-05-27

British Airways to resume Pakistan flights next week after a decade British Airways will resume flights to Pakistan next week a decade after it suspended operations following a major hotel bombing, becoming the first Western airline to restart flights to the South Asian country....
14:45, 2019-05-24

F.A.A. Urges Commercial Flights to ‘Exercise Caution’ Over Persian Gulf Amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran, the agency alerted airliners to a growing risk of “misidentification” when flying in the region....
20:15, 2019-05-21

Airlines cancel thousands of flights as Boeing works to fix 737 Max problems American Airlines, United and Southwest — the three U.S. airlines that operate Boeing's 737 MAX jet — have extended flight cancellations into the fall. The Federal Aviation Administration remains noncommittal about when it will allow the planes to fly again....
02:30, 2019-07-15

Australia Pilots Hit By Lasers During South China Sea Flights: Report Australian navy pilots were hit by lasers during flights in the hotly contested South China Sea, the national broadcaster reported Wednesday, with informal Chinese militia vessels believed to be......
08:15, 2019-05-29

United Airlines extends cancellations of Boeing 737 MAX flights into August United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, through Aug. 3, as the jetliner remains grounded following two fatal crashes....
22:30, 2019-05-24

The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights. New regulation allows for FDA-approved medical marijuana and products that contain CBD oil to be placed in carry on’s or checked bags. Forms of marijuana that include THC are still illegal to bring o...
10:45, 2019-05-29

American Airlines cancels Boeing 737 flights through early November American Airlines has removed the Boeing 737 Max from its schedule through early November as the worldwide grounding of the jets after two fatal crashes disrupts air travel far longer than originally expected. CNBC's "Squawk Box" reports....
17:30, 2019-07-15

Montauk Air offers cheap flights to the Hamptons — beer and chips included “Blade” is practically a verb for a certain well-heeled Hamptons set, who book the luxurious helicopter service to pop out to the beach every weekend. But this Memorial Day, the company will debut a new “anti-Hamptons, no-frills” option for flying out East, reviving the vintage puddle-jumper a...
14:30, 2019-05-22

20 Flights Affected By Decision To Avoid Parts Of Iran Airspace: Centre Total 20 flights of Indian airline companies have been affected by the decision to avoid parts of Iranian airspace amid the ongoing tension between the west Asian country and the US, the government......
01:15, 2019-07-12

Customs officers barred from randomly checking papers on domestic flights Customs officers must inform passengers on domestic flights that ID checks are voluntary after reaching a court settlement in an ACLU lawsuit.        ...
23:00, 2019-07-11

Saudi Airlines shift flights away from Gulf of Oman, Strait of Hormuz Saudi Arabian Airlines has altered the path of its international flights away from the Gulf of Oman and the Strait of Hormuz, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya said on Sunday, citing its own correspondent....
05:30, 2019-06-23

Flights Resume At London's Gatwick Airport After "Control Systems Issue" London's Gatwick Airport resumed flights on Wednesday after closing its runway for nearly two hours due to "an air traffic control systems issue," it said....
01:45, 2019-07-11

Airlines cancel more Boeing 737 MAX flights as some crash victims refuse to settle Southwest Airlines Co will not schedule Boeing 737 MAX flights until at least Oct. 1, the airline said on Thursday, just as the families of some Ethiopian Airline crash victims told a Chicago judge they are not ready to settle litigation....
20:00, 2019-06-27

JetBlue to drop Washington National to Charleston and Jacksonville flights in October JetBlue will end nonstop routes from Washington to Charleston and Jacksonville in October. They will add Boston and Florida routes.       ...
02:30, 2019-06-29

UPDATE 3-United Airlines extends cancellations of Boeing 737 MAX flights into August United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, through Aug. 3, as the jetliner remains grounded following two fatal crashes....
22:00, 2019-05-24

Flights at Newark Airport grounded after plane makes emergency landing Flights at Newark Airport were grounded for three hours Saturday after a plane made an emergency landing and passengers had to be evacuated, airport officials and witnesses said. “Due to an airport emergency there are currently no arrivals nor departures from Newark Airport,” the airport...
19:00, 2019-06-29

Canadians are paying sky-high prices for flights – and merger could make it worse Air Canada’s planned C$520m purchase of Air Transat could be bad news for passengers who already pay double what Americans doFor most Canadians, flying from one corner of their country to the other can be a pricey endeavour – so expensive, in fact, that they could fly to Europe or Asia for nearly th...
15:45, 2019-06-29

Mexican Airline Offers One-Dollar Flights To Central American Migrants A Mexican airline is offering one-dollar flights to undocumented migrants wishing to return to Costa Rica, El Salvador and Guatemala as the country struggles to curb arrivals from Central America....
11:00, 2019-06-21

Flights at Newark Liberty Airport halted after plane skids off runway Flights were halted at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday after a plane skidded off a runway while landing, but no one was hurt, federal officials said....
00:30, 2019-06-16

Ryanair reduces cost of flights in huge sale – prices start at £5.99 RYANAIR flights are cheaper if you book this week. The airline is selling affordable fares to plenty of European destinations – here are the best deals....
12:45, 2019-06-15

Argentina anti-austerity strike halts flights, trains, buses BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A strike to protest government austerity measures is grounding hundreds of flights and halting bus and train lines in Argentina. Banks, courts, and many schools were closed Wednesday and Argentina’s main grains ports were also shut. Hospitals offered only emergen...
20:30, 2019-05-29

Drone sighting at Germany’s busiest airport grounds flights for about an hour A drone sighting caused all flights to be suspended at Frankfurt Airport for around an hour this morning. The airport is Germany’s busiest by passenger numbers, serving almost 14.8 million passengers in the first three months of this year. In a tweet sent after flights had resumed the airport ...
16:30, 2019-05-21

American Airlines cancels 200+ flights Monday after Dallas area storms A Sunday storm in the Dallas-Fort Worth area has snowballed into 200+ cancellations heading into Monday, one of the week's busiest travel days.       ...
20:15, 2019-06-10

Flights resume at Newark after United plane skids off runway, no injuries Flights were briefly halted at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday after a plane skidded off a runway while landing, but none of its 166 passengers were hurt, federal officials said....
23:15, 2019-06-15

Flights halted at Newark after United plane skids off runway, no injuries Flights were halted at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday after a plane skidded off a runway while landing, but no one was hurt, federal officials said....
05:00, 2019-06-16

Airlines cancel thousands of flights as Boeing works to fix 737 Max software problems American Airlines, United and Southwest -- the three U.S. airlines that operate Boeing's 737 MAX jet -- have extended flight cancellations into the fall. The Federal Aviation Administration remains noncommittal about when it will allow the planes to fly again....
02:30, 2019-07-15

United Airlines jet blows tires upon landing at Newark, delaying flights Federal officials are investigating after a United Airlines Boeing 757 blew several tires on landing at Newark Liberty International Airport, delaying flights....
00:30, 2019-06-16

Italian GP set to continue at Monza to 2024 The Italian Grand Prix is set to continue at the famed Monza circuit after race organizers reached an agreement in principle with Formula One owner Liberty Media for a new five-year deal        ...
19:45, 2019-05-21

No flights, a four-day week and living off-grid: what climate scientists do at home to save the planet What changes have the experts made to their own lives to tackle the climate emergency? ‘We need to reduce our capacity and urge to consume’ Continue reading......
12:45, 2019-06-29

United Airlines plane skids off runway at Newark Airport; flights halted Flights were halted for two hours at Newark Airport on Saturday after a United Airlines flight from Denver skidded off the runway.       ...
02:30, 2019-06-16

Cyclone Vayu LIVE Updates: Lakhs Evacuated; Trains And Flights Stopped Gujarat government has evacuated over 3 lakh people from low-lying areas of Gujarat and 10,000 from Diu to safer places, the NDRF has "pre-positioned" 52 teams equipped with boats, tree-cutters and......
06:45, 2019-06-13

WRAPUP 1-Airlines cancel more Boeing 737 MAX flights as some crash victims refuse to settle Southwest Airlines Co will not schedule Boeing 737 MAX flights until at least Oct. 1, the airline said on Thursday, just as the families of some Ethiopian Airline crash victims told a Chicago judge they are not ready to settle litigation....
19:15, 2019-06-27

Brazil leader signs law allowing foreign carriers to operate domestic flights Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday signed a bill into law allowing foreign airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest air market....
01:45, 2019-06-18

Power outage at LAX airport leaves travelers stranded as airlines cancel flights Parts of Los Angeles International Airport were left without light and power for about three and a half hours Wednesday night, causing the cancellation, delay and diversion of flights....
20:30, 2019-06-06

No longer fiction: Flying car startups aim to begin test flights as early as next year The ride-sharing giant Uber and smaller startups like Alaka'i Technologies and ASKA edge closer toward a flying future.       ...
13:45, 2019-06-19

United Airlines Suspends Newark-Mumbai Flights Over Iran Airspace Worries United Airlines said it had suspended flights from New Jersey's Newark airport to the Indian financial capital of Mumbai following a safety review after Iran shot down a high-altitude U.S.......
04:00, 2019-06-21

United Airlines suspends Newark-Mumbai flights over Iran airspace concerns United Airlines said it had suspended flights between New Jersey's Newark airport and the Indian financial capital of Mumbai following a safety review after Iran shot down a high-altitude U.S. surveillance drone....
05:15, 2019-06-21

US aviation authority issues order prohibiting flights over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
09:30, 2019-06-21

Italian director Franco Zeffirelli dies at age 96 Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, famed for operas, films and television, has died in Rome at the age of 96. Zeffirelli’s son Luciano said his father died at home at noon on Saturday...
14:15, 2019-06-15

Federer latest withdrawal from Italian Open "Roger Federer has pulled out of his Italian Open quarter-final clash against Stefanos Tsitsipas due to an injury in his right leg, organisers said on Friday."...
15:15, 2019-05-21

Big Bond Rally Boosts Italian Banks A large rally in Italian bonds is making winners out of the country’s banks, whose shaky finances have weighed on global markets in recent years. Shares of the two largest Italian lenders, UniCredit and Intesa Sanpaolo, have surged almost 7% since the end of last week....
14:30, 2019-07-05

Getting fizzy with it: the Italian wine route that sparkles An Italian region and a sparkling wine, Franciacorta may not be well-known but it is great for vineyard visits and fine places to eat and stayPut sparkling wine and Italy together and the usual answer is prosecco, but 200km west of the Veneto – the home of prosecco – lies another, little-known, spar...
16:15, 2019-05-21

The Giro visits the scene of the Italian Job cliffhanger "The GC contenders must tackle the ominous Colle del Nivolet – scene of the climactic escape in the original Italian Job. Here, GCN preview the climb…"...
18:15, 2019-05-23

| Italian PM says will resign if coalition squabbles persist Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he is ready to resign unless the two parties in the governing populist coalition - the League and the Five Star Movement - stop squabbling....
01:15, 2019-06-04

TIM to extend 5G services to six more Italian cities by year-end Italy's biggest phone company, Telecom Italia (TIM), plans to extend 5G services to six more Italian cities as well as dozens of tourist spots and business hubs by the end of the year....
19:45, 2019-07-05

Why Fiat's classic Italian cars are struggling in the US The small but sleek Fiat 500 has been called an 'unpretentious masterpiece,' and Fiat has a cult following around the world. But it's been a tough sell in America....
17:30, 2019-07-08

Creating a Japanese-Italian megasupplier was just Step 1 CEO Beda Bolzenius' immediate task is stitching together 2 complex supplier giants: Nissan-controlled Calsonic Kansei and FCA-controlled Magneti Marelli. After that, acquisitions are part of the plan....
07:30, 2019-07-01

| Marquez snatches pole for Italian MotoGP Marc Marquez snatched pole for Sunday's Italian MotoGP with Yamaha's Fabio Quartararo and Ducati's Petrucci joining the Honda rider on the front row at Mugello....
16:45, 2019-06-01

Frontier Airlines growing again: 9 new nonstop routes, including Las Vegas flights, $29 intro fares The Denver-based discount airline is expanding heavily in Las Vegas, with new flights from Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland and other cities.       ...
19:15, 2019-06-27

Want to book holiday flights? Southwest to start selling Thanksgiving, Christmas tickets this week Unlike other major airlines, Southwest opens it schedule in shorter increments. On Thursday, it will start selling tickets through Jan. 5.        ...
21:15, 2019-05-29

NASA says there’s ‘no doubt’ SpaceX Crew Dragon explosion has pushed back crewed flights NASA desperately needs a way to get its astronauts into space without paying for pricey seats aboard Russian rockets, but the agency’s two best hopes — SpaceX and Boeing — are stumbling a bit at the finish line. Boeing’s Starliner has been plagued by delays nearly from the st...
01:30, 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-Brazil leader signs law allowing foreign carriers to operate domestic flights Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday signed a bill into law allowing foreign airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest air market, a move that could usher in new competition or lead foreign carriers to buy up the local players....
05:30, 2019-06-18

Fendi shows Italian summers with help of Luca Guadagnino Call Me By Your Name director made garden sketches for concept presented by maisonTwo Italian greats came together on Monday morning in Milan as the fashion house Fendi unveiled the Oscar-winning director Luca Guadagnino as the guest artist for its spring/summer 2010 men’s collection.Sitting guests ...
20:45, 2019-06-17

Italian GP: Petrucci "sorry" for "aggressive" Dovizioso MotoGP pass Italian Grand Prix winner Danilo Petrucci says he is "so sorry" to Andrea Dovizioso for his last-lap move that his team-mate described as "very aggressive"...
20:30, 2019-06-02

Volcano Eruption On Italian Island Of Stromboli Kills 1 A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted on Wednesday, releasing hot trapped magma in a powerful explosion, killing one person and enveloping the popular tourist destination in ash,......
03:15, 2019-07-04

Fascist symbols and rhetoric on rise in Italian EU vote MILAN (AP) — The perception is growing among Italians that fascism, officially banned as a political movement in Italy but never really vanquished from popular culture or the political fringe, is rearing its head in alarming ways. Fascist salutes, long a public taboo, have made their way out of the ...
09:45, 2019-05-23

Italian fashion guru Giorgio Armani turns 85 Self-taught fashion designer Giorgio Armani created a fashion empire out of nothing. Now that the Italian is turning 85, questions about who will succeed the fashion king remain unanswered....
21:30, 2019-07-11

Look: Italian man awarded Guinness record for newspaper collection An Italian man who has been collecting newspapers since he was only 10 years old was awarded a Guinness World Record for his collection of 1,444 different titles....
17:00, 2019-07-02

Italian island refunds hotel cost if it rains The Italian island of Elba has a new program called "Elba No Rain." Guests on the island during May can get their night's hotel fee refunded if it rains for too long. Find out just how much it has to pour before you get to stay for free....
16:30, 2019-05-21

Investigation: Possible scheme between Russia and Italian political party Prosecutors in Milan have opened an investigation into possible charges of international corruption, amid fresh claims that representatives from Matteo Salvini's League party discussed a funding scheme with Russia to plug a black hole in the League's finances, according to a person briefed on the in...
11:15, 2019-07-12

Foreign funds loosen bearish bet on big Italian banks Funds that built big short positions in Italy's leading banks from early 2018 have lowered the size of their bets in the last few months as political worries eased, regulatory data shows....
03:45, 2019-05-23

The Outrageous FV Frangivento Asfane DieciDieci Wants to Be the Italian Koenigsegg Ever heard of FV Frangivento? If you haven’t, you’re not alone—the Italian automaker has only recently unveiled their outrageous 996 HP Asfane DieciDieci. But the company is already dreaming big....
23:00, 2019-06-05

The Complications of Italian Immigration Play Out in the Palermo Market Italy’s fear of migrants is complicated in Palermo, which Bangladeshis and other foreigners call home. Some Italians thank them for confronting the Mafia...
19:15, 2019-05-22

Thais arrest Italian on run after George Clooney conviction BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police say they have arrested an Italian man wanted in his home country after fleeing a jail sentence handed down for fraudulently using the name of actor George Clooney to lure people into investing in a bogus clothing company. Thailand’s Crime Suppression Division says 58...
09:00, 2019-06-17

Nick Kyrgios Is Disqualified After Tantrum at the Italian Open Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage after throwing a chair onto the red clay and was defaulted from his second-round match against Casper Ruud....
15:15, 2019-05-21

Armani unveils Italian Olympic team uniforms during MFW Giorgio Armani put a sporty accent on Day 2 of Milan Fashion Week, with an Emporio Armani collection that accented active wear. And he introduced his fifth official uniform for the Italian Olympic and Paralympic teams competing in Japan next year....
22:15, 2019-06-15

Marquez breaks lap record on way to pole at Italian MotoGP SCARPERIA, Italy (AP) — Titleholder Marc Marquez set a lap record at Mugello on his way to pole position for the Italian MotoGP on Saturday. Marquez, who rides for Honda, timed 1 minute, 45.519 seconds at the end of qualifying to be 0.214 ahead of Fabio Quartararo on his Yamaha SRT. Danilo Petrucci,...
19:45, 2019-06-01

Avalanche strands 4 Italian, 3 local climbers in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — An Italian diplomat and two mountaineering workers in Pakistan say an avalanche has stranded a group of four Italian and three Pakistani climbers on a mountain in the country’s north. A tour operator, Ashraf Aman, who arranged the expedition, said the avalanche hit the seven m...
16:00, 2019-06-17

Hiker killed after volcano erupts on Italian island Residents evacuated as fire crews tackle blaze on west coast of StromboliA volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli has erupted, killing a hiker, throwing ash high into the sky and enveloping the popular tourist destination in smoke.Rescue services said Wednesday’s eruption on Mount Stromboli had ...
07:15, 2019-07-04

Italian airline apologizes for ad with Obama impersonator in blackface Italian airline Alitalia has apologized for an ad featuring a man in blackface portraying President Barack Obama. The carrier was using the online videos to advertise new flights from Italy to Washington, DC. Each spot featured actors portraying US presidents Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Dona...
04:00, 2019-07-05

Italian woes quell Fed cheer for European stocks European shares opened flat to marginally higher on Wednesday, as concerns about Italy's budget offset hopes of an interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve to prop up a slowing global economy....
10:45, 2019-06-05

Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96 ROME (AP) — Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96. The post Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96 appeared first on LEX18.com....
15:45, 2019-06-15

Miller: Alex Rins scared the s*** out of me in MotoGP's Italian GP Jack Miller says MotoGP rival Alex Rins "scared the s*** out of me" during the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello, as the Australian was caught out by the Suzuki's cornering ability...
23:30, 2019-06-03

Remaining parts of collapsed Italian bridge are demolished GENOA, Italy — A spectacular planned explosion has knocked down the remaining spans and supporting columns of the Italian bridge that collapsed last year, killing 43 people. The blast in Genoa Friday morning triggered a huge cloud of dust. Some 3,500 people who live nearby had been evacuated as a pr...
10:15, 2019-06-28

Italian police seize weapons, Nazi paraphernalia from three men Italian police have seized "an arsenal of military weapons" and Nazi paraphernalia from three men, one a former political candidate for an extreme right party....
07:15, 2019-07-16

Boat with 58 migrants reaches Italian island of Lampedusa ROME (AP) — A boat carrying 58 migrants has reached the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, as flows continue despite the Italian government’s strong efforts to discourage immigration. The Italian ANSA news agency said the 57 men and one woman who arrived early Friday were from Morocco, Alge...
13:45, 2019-05-24

Italian mafia boss escapes from Uruguayan prison An Italian mafia boss has escaped from a detention center in Uruguay, where he was awaiting extradition to Italy, the Uruguayan Ministry of Interior said in a statement....
22:15, 2019-06-27

H&M announces collaboration with Italian designer Giambattista Valli Celebrities from Kendall Jenner to the singer H.E.R. helped to launch the high-street retailer’s new collection at Cannes The high-street retailer H&M has announced that its next collaboration is with the Paris-based Italian designer Giambattista Valli. Project Love was revealed on Thursday evening ...
19:15, 2019-05-24

Valentina Cortese, Italian Film Actress, Dies at 96 Ms. Cortese, who starred in over 50 films, was perhaps best known for her role as a fading, tippling movie diva in François Truffaut’s “Day for Night.”...
14:45, 2019-07-10

| WATCH: Towers on giant Italian bridge demolished The two remaining towers of the motorway bridge in the Italian city Genoa that collapsed nearly a year ago killing 43 people were demolished to make way for a new structure, authorities said....
17:00, 2019-06-28

Italian PM to coalition leaders: Stop squabbling or I quit Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he'll resign unless the two parties in the coalition government set aside their differences and continue working on the government program....
21:30, 2019-06-03

Italian police release videos of mid-air crash over Alps Italian police have released two videos of a crash between a helicopter and a light aircraft above the Alps in January that killed seven people, confirming their initial reconstruction....
19:15, 2019-07-09

Italian PM threatens to quit, tells coalition to end feud Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte threatened on Monday to resign, telling his two coalition partners to end their constant feuding or seek new elections....
00:15, 2019-06-04

Rosé's Marvelous, Multi-Tasking Italian Cousin When will Americans wake up to the considerable charms of rosato? It comes in multiple shades of pink and a range of flavor profiles suited to diverse dishes and drinking occasions....
23:45, 2019-05-24

Italian museum looks to unlock da Vinci hair mystery An Italian museum says it plans to carry out DNA tests on a lock of hair it believes might have belonged to the Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, who died 500 years ago this month....
14:45, 2019-05-21

FAA Bans Flights Near Persian Gulf as President Trump Orders Military Strike Against Iran Then Calls It Off The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order overnight barring U.S.-based airlines from flying over some airspace controlled by Iran. The FAA order came just as news broke that President Donald Trump had ordered a military strike against Iran on Thursday, but had called it off at th...
14:30, 2019-06-21

London's Gatwick Airport plays catch-up after air traffic control problem grounded flights London’s Gatwick Airport says flights have resumed after “an air traffic control systems issue” halted all flights for about two hours Wednesday.       ...
15:15, 2019-07-11

Italian automotive supplier plans new manufacturing plant in Detroit Tiberina Group, a supplier of body-in-white and metal stampings for the auto industry, acquired 10 acres of land at the former American Axle site near downtown Detroit....
03:15, 2019-06-01

Italian arrests linked to neo-fascists after stash of weapons uncovered Police detain three including man who stood as candidate for Forza Nuova party in 2001Police in northern Italy have detained three men, including one linked to a neo-fascist Italian political party, after uncovering a huge stash of automatic weapons, material featuring Nazi symbols and a three-metre...
04:00, 2019-07-16

Italian clubs oppose Juventus-led Champions League plan Most of the top Italian clubs oppose Champions League reforms pushed by Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli to close off entries to the competition       ...
19:45, 2019-06-11

Exclusive: Banks face new challenges in Italian diamond scandal A long-running criminal probe into diamond sales by Italian banks has uncovered what prosecutors say is further evidence of corruption by officials at UniCredit, Italy’s largest lender, and smaller rival Banco BPM....
12:00, 2019-06-17

Volcano eruption on Italian island of Stromboli turns deadly A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted on July 3, 2019 releasing hot trapped magma in a powerful explosion, killing one person and enveloping the popular tourist destination in ash, witnesses and local officials said.        ...
05:30, 2019-07-04

Franco Zeffirelli, revered Italian director, dies aged 96 Italian equally celebrated as director of films, theatre and opera over 60-year careerFranco Zeffirelli, one of Italy’s most revered artistic figures, has died at the age of 96.In a career spanning more than 60 years, Zeffirelli was staggeringly prolific and equally celebrated as a director of films...
14:15, 2019-06-15

Italian coast guard brings ashore migrants on Lampedusa An Italian coast guard vessel has safely landed 55 migrants on the island of Lampedusa after rescuing them from nearby waters. However, Rome has also refused entry to a ship that rescued migrants in distress off Libya....
10:15, 2019-07-05

Tourist killed in volcanic blast on Italian island of Stromboli A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli has killed at least one tourist, after two particularly powerful explosions. A huge plume of smoke could be seen over the island afterwards....
06:15, 2019-07-04

Italian film and opera director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96 - Franco Zeffirelli, the film and opera director acclaimed for movies such as "Romeo and Juliet" and opulent lyrical productions on the world's major stages, died on Saturday at the age of 96....
14:30, 2019-06-15

Italian GP: Pramac Ducati's Bagnaia tops MotoGP second practice Pramac Ducati rookie Francesco Bagnaia moved to the top of the times in second practice for this weekend's Italian Grand Prix at Mugello, ahead of fellow MotoGP newcomer Fabio Quartararo...
21:01, 2019-05-31

Serena Williams Pulls Out of the Italian Open With a Knee Injury It was the third straight tournament that Williams, 37, had withdrawn from because of physical problems. The French Open starts in less than two weeks....
15:15, 2019-05-21

Decades on, descendants of detained Italian Canadians recall shame Trudeau reopened a wound for families with his promise to apologize for the internment of hundreds during the second world warOn a rainy summer evening, Canadian federal police entered a social club in the city of Windsor and arrested bartender Michele Iannetta. Bewildered, he and others were rounde...
04:00, 2019-07-16

The Latest: Italian Open champion Pliskova loses to Martic PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 12:35 p.m. Second-seeded Karolina Pliskova was eliminated from the French Open, ensuring that Naomi Osaka will hold onto the No. 1 ranking after the tournament. Pliskova lost to No. 31 Petra Martic 6-3, 6-3 in the third round. Pliskov...
15:30, 2019-05-31

Fraught Franco-Italian relations a roadblock risk for Renault-FCA Fiat Chrysler's proposed $35 billion merger with Renault has cheered investors, won conditional support from Paris and Rome and even earned cautious backing from trade unions....
23:45, 2019-05-29

Italian police find huge stash of weapons during far-right investigation An investigation into far-right extremist groups in Italy led to the police finding an air-to-air missile, machine guns and rocket launchers. The huge weapons haul was almost without precedent, authorities said....
06:45, 2019-07-16

Trade war, Brexit and Italian debt are major concerns, SNB chairman says The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is watching the U.S.-China trade war, Brexit and the Italian fiscal situation "very closely," after it held its policy of negative interest rates and readiness to intervene in foreign exchange markets....
21:15, 2019-06-13

Italian central bank chief takes populists to task MILAN (AP) — The head of Italy’s central bank has issued strong warnings against some of the populist government’s economic prescriptions. Ignazio Visco’s annual address in Rome on Friday coincides with a deadline from the EU Commission for Italy to explain why it is lagging in deb...
15:30, 2019-05-31

Roger Federer Gets the Pope Treatment on a Chaotic Day at the Italian Open While Federer was awed by the way fans responded to him at the Italian Open, other players were struggling to cope with poor conditions on and off the court....
15:15, 2019-05-21

Back on top: Nadal beats Djokovic for 9th Italian Open title Rafael Nadal is right back where he wants to be after winning Italian Open title with victory over Djokovic        ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Italian Great-Grandma Who Was Europe’s Oldest Person Has Died at 116 (MILAN) — A 116-year-old Italian woman who authorities say was the oldest person in Europe and the second oldest in the world has died. The Italian news agency ANSA said Giuseppina Robucci died Tuesday in the southern Italian town of Poggio Imperiale, where she was born on March 20, 1903. She ...
20:00, 2019-06-18

Encased In Pompeii’s Volcanic Ash ’10 Unexploded Bombs’ Take Over Italian Headlines In a conflict that killed almost 70 million people, it hardly comes as a surprise that archaeologists dig up so much left over junk.  ...
05:30, 2019-07-09

Eritrean man released from jail in Italian mistaken identity case Judge acquits Medhanie Tesfamariam Berhe of being a human trafficking kingpinA Palermo judge has acquitted an Eritrean man of being a human trafficking kingpin, confirming he was the victim of mistaken identity when he was arrested more than three years ago in a joint operation between Italian and B...
17:15, 2019-07-12

Italian prosecutors probe allegations of League oil deal: sources Italian prosecutors have opened an investigation into possible international corruption following media reports that the ruling League party sought millions of euros via a secret Russian oil deal, two sources said on Thursday....
16:00, 2019-07-11

Italian 'Satanic panic' case returns to court two decades later Book says officials manipulated children into making abuse claims, leading to convictions, family separations and deathsIn the early hours of 7 July 1997, Federico Scotta and his wife were woken by an incessant ringing of their doorbell. Police had arrived at their home in Mirandola, a town in Italy...
16:45, 2019-05-23

One dead as tourists forced to flee into the sea after Italian volcano erupts A VOLCANO on the island of Stromboli has erupted, leaving at least one person dead, with tourists reportedly throwing themselves into the sea in panic....
01:45, 2019-07-04

The Latest: Spanish rescue ship now bound for Italian island BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on migrants and asylum-seekers in Europe (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A Spanish humanitarian group says its rescue vessel spotted 40 severely dehydrated migrants whose boat is now being escorted to the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa by Italy’s coast guard. Proactiva ...
19:45, 2019-06-30

Italian stocks fall on budget concerns, FTSE gains Italian stocks fell more than half a percent on Tuesday, pulling European stock markets lower, as concerns about the country's budget deficit overshadowed news of talks on a merger of Fiat-Chrysler and Renault....
11:30, 2019-05-28

Ten unexploded allied bombs at Pompeii, Italian paper reports Explosives are yet to be located within archaeological area, according to investigationAt least 10 unexploded bombs dropped by the allies during the second world war are hidden within the foundations of the archaeological site of Pompeii, Italian media have reported.In August 1943, allied air forces...
22:30, 2019-07-07

Italian police arrest 18 for allegedly brainwashing and selling children Children were made to believe they had been sexually abused and were sold to foster parentsItalian police have arrested 18 people, including a mayor, doctors and social workers, for allegedly brainwashing vulnerable children into thinking their parents had abused them so they could then be sold to f...
23:30, 2019-06-27

Watch How A Collapsed 4,500-Tonne Italian Bridge Was Blown Up In Seconds The two remaining towers of the motorway bridge in the Italian city Genoa that collapsed nearly a year ago killing 43 people were demolished on Friday to make way for a new structure, authorities......
14:15, 2019-06-28

Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up FCA's vast Mirafiori plant in Turin, Italy, Fiat's former hometown, illustrates a major reason why no combination deal has happened before, and the challenges for a tie-up that could face Italian political and labor opposition to any factory closures....
00:30, 2019-05-27

Italian PM’s threat to quit leaves ball in Salvini’s court Bickering between the League and M5S has intensified since European elections The fate of Italy’s coalition government lies with the far-right deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, a day after the prime minister threatened to resign if Salvini’s League and its coalition partner, the Five Star Movem...
01:15, 2019-06-05

Italian court jails 24 over South American Operation Condor Dictatorships of six countries conspired to kidnap and kill political opponents in 1970sAn Italian court has sentenced 24 people to life in prison for their involvement in Operation Condor, in which the dictatorships of six South American countries conspired to kidnap and assassinate political oppon...
22:30, 2019-07-08

Italian authorities arrest rescue boat captain after docking The Sea-Watch humanitarian vessel was carrying 40 migrants when it docked at the port in Lampedusa in defiance of Italian orders after a weeks-long standoff....
02:00, 2019-06-30

Rescue ship captain arrested for breaking Italian blockade Carola Rackete had reached Sicily with 42 people on Sea-Watch 3 in defiance of Salvini’s banThe captain of an NGO rescue ship carrying 42 people has been arrested for breaking a naval blockade by an Italian military vessel that was trying to stop the vessel from disembarking in the Sicilian port of ...
15:45, 2019-06-29

Italian GP: Marquez didn't battle Petrucci to help MotoGP title bid Marc Marquez claims he did not try a last-lap winning move in the Italian Grand Prix because he was thinking of the MotoGP title race with Andrea Dovizioso...
20:30, 2019-06-02

Ukrainian fighter found guilty over killing of Italian photographer An Italian court sentenced a Ukrainian man to 24 years in jail on Friday over his role in the 2014 killing of an Italian photographer covering fighting between pro-Russian forces and Ukrainian troops....
20:45, 2019-07-12

Volcano erupts on Italian island of Stromboli, starts fires A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted on Wednesday, throwing ash high into the sky and enveloping the popular tourist destination in smoke, the National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology (INGV) said....
20:15, 2019-07-03

Volcano erupts on Italian island of Stromboli, kills one person A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted on Wednesday, releasing hot trapped magma in a powerful explosion, killing one person and enveloping the popular tourist destination in ash, witnesses and local officials said....
21:45, 2019-07-03

Jamie's Italian struggled for relevance as people changed their habits Rise of food delivery services led to chain being taken off the menu for British dinersThe collapse of Jamie Oliver’s UK restaurant empire is a major blow to the celebrity chef who became a household name after he was talent-spotted at London’s River Cafe by a TV crew in 1997.The Essex-born chef beg...
19:30, 2019-05-21

Rachel Roddy’s Italian frittata recipe | A Kitchen in Rome Studded with courgettes and fat crumbs of ricotta, this light, soft frittata is a herald of summerWhen did having hard-boiled eggs at Gatwick airport become a habit? Four years ago? Two years ago? I could probably work it out if I went back over the wads of boarding passes and the receipts of my pen...
19:45, 2019-06-10

Italian fashion house Moschino returning to Madison Avenue Lower retail rents and the pedestrian energy along Billionaires’ Row have brought the Italian fashion company Moschino back to Madison Avenue for the first time in over 15 years. Sources say the upcoming 1,200-square-foot boutique is in 635 Madison Ave. on the northeast corner of East 59th Street. T...
09:45, 2019-07-10

Battle with time: Italian towns face demise by depopulation Small Sicilian villages reflect the shifting demographics of economic migration and declining birth rates The birth of a baby in the small town of Acquaviva Platani, in inland Sicily, is such a rare event that the village bells toll to celebrate the arrival.With just 800 inhabitants Acquaviva is amo...
14:45, 2019-07-12

Global stocks weighed down by concerns over trade, Italian budget A slight gain in benchmark U.S. indices early on Tuesday was not enough to turn global stock markets higher as concerns about Italy's budget and the fate of U.S.-China trade talks continued to weigh on investor sentiment....
19:01, 2019-05-28

U.S., Italian F-35As integrate for first time in Astral Knight exercise The U.S. Air Force announced the completion of a large air-and-missile defense exercise in Europe, which for the first time featured U.S. F-35As integrating operationally and communicating with Italian F-35As....
07:45, 2019-06-08

Italian PM optimistic the country can avoid disciplinary procedure from Brussels Italy's leader has told CNBC he was optimistic about the possibility that the European Commission would not pursue an excessive deficit procedure against his government....
13:30, 2019-06-21

Australia’s Qantas reroutes flights away from Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after Iran shot down US military drone DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Australia’s Qantas reroutes flights away from Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after Iran shot down US military drone. The post Australia’s Qantas reroutes flights away from Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman after Iran shot down US military drone appeared fi...
11:15, 2019-06-21

Iran crisis: US planes barred over parts of the Mideast; global airlines reroute flights after drone downed The Persian Gulf is home to some of the world’s top long-haul carriers, who already have been battered by Trump’s travel bans targeting a group of predominantly Muslim countries.        ...
16:30, 2019-06-21

Captain of rescue ship is arrested after docking on Italian island with 40 migrants The captain of a migrant rescue ship has been arrested after docking on an Italian island without permission after a two-week standoff with officials....
14:45, 2019-06-29

Volcano on small Italian island of Stromboli unexpectedly erupts, killing one Stromboli is one of the most active volcanoes on the planet and has been erupting almost continuously since 1932.        ...
05:30, 2019-07-04

Keanu Reeves, Spike Lee and others support Italian cinema targeted by neo-fascists A group of well-known actors and directors have penned a statement after the Cinema America was the site of a far-right attack. Four young people were beaten by five extremists....
17:15, 2019-06-28

Italian Airline Pulls Video With Actor in Blackface as Barack Obama Alitalia initially defended the video by saying the actor was not Caucasian and that “makeup was applied to highlight features.” It later apologized....
00:30, 2019-07-04

Tigers kill Italian tamer as parliament mulls ban on circus animals Four tigers have mauled to death their tamer in southern Italy, fuelling calls for a ban on the use of animals in circuses as parliament debates the issue....
06:45, 2019-07-06

Italian Police Seize Air-to-Air Missile, Dozens of Firearms in Raids on Neo-Nazis The Italian General Investigations and Special Operations Division (DIGOS) seized an arsenal of weaponry ranging from bolt-action rifles and automatic weapons to a “combat-ready” air-to-air missile from a neo-Nazi group in a series of raids supported by police in Milan, Varese, Forli and Novara, the...
10:15, 2019-07-16

Maurizio Sarri: a look back at the Italian's highs and lows at Chelsea – video Maurizio Sarri has joined Juventus on a three-year contract after securing his release from Chelsea. The 60-year-old had a turbulent tenure as manager, winning the Europa League in a comfortable 4-1 victory over Arsenal and suffering the Blues’ worst ever Premier League defeat, at the hands of Manch...
16:15, 2019-06-16

The ‘modern Pompeii’: Mayor wants Italian-Americans to help restore ruined village An Italian politician wants Italian Americans to help him raise the funds to build a new village of Poggioreale, which was virtually destroyed by an earthquake a half-century ago. It’s now a ghost town after most of its residents left for good. The local school was half-destroyed, and a calendar on ...
07:30, 2019-07-07

Captain defends her decision to force rescue boat into Italian port Carola Rackete says act of ‘disobedience’ in Lampedusa was necessary to avert tragedy An NGO rescue boat captain who has risked jail time after forcing her way into Lampedusa port in Italy with 40 migrants onboard has defended her act of “disobedience”, saying it was necessary to avert a tragedy.“It...
22:45, 2019-06-30

Volcanic eruptions rock Italian island of Stromboli, kills 1 hiker A hiker was killed Wednesday after a series of eruptions from one of the most active volcanoes on Earth rocked the small Italian island of Stromboli, a fire official said....
04:30, 2019-07-04

MotoGP: Petrucci Beats Marquez To Win Italian GP; Bags Maiden Victory Ducati rider Danilo Petrucci crossed the chequered flag to claim his maiden MotoGP victory, after a climactic battle with reigning world champion Marc Marquez. Petrucci secured his first-ever win at......
20:01, 2019-06-02

High Stakes For Italian Enclave As Europe's Biggest Casino Goes Bust Campione d'Italia, a tiny Italian enclave on the shores of Switzerland's Lake Lugano, is fighting for its survival after its main source of income -- a giant casino -- went bankrupt....
11:45, 2019-05-26

‘It wasn’t crying wolf’: sale of whole Italian village revealed as PR hoax Tiny Esino Lario claimed all its assets were up for grabs – but it was actually working with a tech firm to raise awareness of issues facing villages Last month a mountain village in northern Italy put all its assets up for sale. A website advertised that everything must go.Street signs started at €...
10:45, 2019-05-29

Italian bid edges Swedish rival in 2026 Olympic host study LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Italian bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo looks stronger than the Stockholm-Are project in an IOC analysis of the candidates. The IOC says its own polling in March showed “83% support in Italy” and “55% in fav...
13:45, 2019-05-24

Italian surgeons discover 'world's oldest heart valve' in woman Prosthesis was implanted by the pioneering doctor Christiaan Barnard 50 years agoItalian doctors have discovered one of the first heart prostheses, implanted almost 50 years ago by Christiaan Barnard, who performed the world’s first human-to-human heart transplant, during surgery on a 60-year-old wo...
02:45, 2019-05-24

FOCUS-Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say....
20:30, 2019-05-26

The Latest: Italian media post audio of cruise ship pilot Italian media have posted an audio clip of the MSC Opera’s pilot telling emergency officials that the cruise ship experienced a loss of controls and “activated all the procedures to avoid” a collision with a riverboat and dock in Venice...
20:45, 2019-06-02

14,000-year-old Footprints in Italian Cave Reveal Ancient Human Behavior Evidence of crawling in an Italian cave system sheds new light on late Stone Age human behavior in groups, especially when exploring new grounds, says a study published today in eLife. The Discovery of Ancient Human Crawling The cave of Bàsura at Toirano and its human and animal fossil traces have b...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Danilo Petrucci takes maiden MotoGP victory in thrilling Italian GP Ducati rider Danilo Petrucci secured his maiden MotoGP victory on home soil at Mugello after edging out Marc Marquez at the conclusion of a thrilling Italian Grand Prix...
20:30, 2019-06-02

New York Cosmos owner adds Italian team Fiorentina to portfolio New York Cosmos owner Rocco B. Commisso just added another soccer team to his portfolio, buying Italian side Fiorentina on Thursday. The 69-year-old Commisso — president and CEO of Mediacom Communications Corporation — completed the sale in Milan, paying $190 million to buy the Serie A team from the...
09:15, 2019-06-07

At Amboise, Leonardo's last years paint a picture of Franco-Italian harmony Commemorations for Leonardo da Vinci's 500th anniversary begin this week in Amboise, in the Loire Valley, with France and Italy setting aside recent tensions to honor the memory of the Renaissance genius in the town where he spent his final years....
14:45, 2019-05-21

Givenchy men's show brings Asian street style to Italian villa Clare Waight Keller’s first full menswear collection blends ‘very historical with hyper modern’Just over a year since she became one of the most famous designers in the world by designing Meghan Markle’s wedding dress, the Givenchy creative director, Clare Waight Keller, showed her relationship with...
06:00, 2019-06-14

Fascist symbols, rhetoric, salutes on the rise ahead of Italian EU vote MILAN — A banner emblazoned with the words “Honor to Mussolini,” unfurled just steps from the Milan piazza where the fascist dictator’s body was hung upside down after his 1945 execution. One-armed salutes and fascist slogans shouted at protests. Italy’s right-wing interior minister skipping commemo...
01:00, 2019-05-24

Italian PM Conte will attend 2026 Games vote to back Milan - source Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will attend an International Olympic Committee vote on Monday to support Milan and Cortina D'Ampezzo's bid to land the 2026 winter Games, a source within the Italian Olympic Committee said on Wednesday....
14:30, 2019-06-19

Former Italian journalist David-Maria Sassoli elected European Parliament president The European Parliament overwhelmingly elected Italian David-Maria Sassoli Wednesday as its new president, with 345 votes in the second round of balloting....
17:30, 2019-07-03

Nick Kyrgios throws chair at Italian Open; players debate punishment Nick Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage and was defaulted from his second-round match at the Italian Open.        ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Lorenzo Gobbo: Italian cyclist in intensive care after he is punctured by a piece of track Italian cyclist Lorenzo Gobbo is in intensive care after he was punctured by a piece of wooden track at the European Junior Championships in Belgium....
02:30, 2019-07-14

Volcano erupts on Italian island popular with tourists, killing hiker on mountainside An Italian hiker from Milazzo was killed on Wednesday as a volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted. According to fire brigade commander Giuseppe Biffarella, the eruption injured another hiker on the side of the mountain, throwing ash high into the sky and wrapping the popular tourist dest...
01:30, 2019-07-04

Clams, baked bream and torta caprese: recipes for an Italian summer feast Jacob Kenedy’s menu, from aperitivo to pudding, is inspired by childhood holidays in a remote fishing villageI spend as much of the summer as possible in Sperlonga, which is to say not all that much. Would that I had my grandmother Ginny’s work ethic. She spent most of her time there, doing little a...
13:00, 2019-06-16

Steve Bannon's Fake Italian Fascism Academy Got Evicted and Folks, I’m Laughing “Good” pieces of news are so rare these days that stories like “This Teacher Sold Her Limbs on the Black Market for Classroom Supply Money” can pass as heartwarming. But friends, I’ve got an actual heartwarming story here, which involves everyone’s favorite fascist former White House adviser, Steve ...
08:30, 2019-06-01

Jamaican player whiffs on bicycle kick, nails Italian captain in the face The Italian women’s soccer team narrowly missed out on having a huge injury to their captain during their second group-stage match against Jamaica on Friday....
23:15, 2019-06-14

Italian soccer star scores country’s first hat trick at Women’s World Cup in 5-0 win over Jamaica Italian striker Cristiana Gieralli made history on Friday when she scored her country’s first hat trick – three goals – at a Women’s World Cup tournament....
23:15, 2019-06-14

Sea-Watch: Italian court lifts house arrest order for German captain Carola Rackete, the 31-year-old German captain of a migrant rescue vessel, was detained in Italy after refusing to stand down in the face of military orders. Italy had banned the Sea-Watch ship from entering its waters....
23:30, 2019-07-02

'Biblical' swarm of locusts plague Italian farmlands in worst infestation since WWII A swarm of locusts is plaguing farmlands on the Italian island of Sardinia in what farmers have called the worst infestation since the end of World War II....
17:45, 2019-06-13

Italian report reveals basis for revoking Atlantia road concession: source Italy's ruling 5-Star party believes the government has a legal opinion that would justify terminating a national motorway concession that accounts for a third of core profits of infrastructure group Atlantia, a source said on Sunday....
00:15, 2019-07-01

Italian judge says German captain acted to protect human life: ruling An Italian judge ruled on Tuesday that the German captain of a rescue charity ship had not broken the law when she forced a naval blockade at the weekend, saying she had been carrying out her duty to protect human life....
22:30, 2019-07-02

Officials in Pakistan say an avalanche has struck 4 Italian climbers, 3 Pakistanis in the country’s mountainous north ISLAMABAD (AP) — Officials in Pakistan say an avalanche has struck 4 Italian climbers, 3 Pakistanis in the country’s mountainous north. The post Officials in Pakistan say an avalanche has struck 4 Italian climbers, 3 Pakistanis in the country’s mountainous north appeared first on LEX18.c...
16:00, 2019-06-17

Rita’s Italian Ice responds to photo of mascot attending abortion rights rally in Philadelphia Rita’s Italian Ice has responded after a photo of the company’s mascot at an abortion rights rally in Philadelphia was shared widely on social media....
19:45, 2019-05-22

Italian Airline Apologizes For Promotional Video With Actor Playing Barack Obama in Blackface An Italian airline has “deeply apologized” after one of its promotional videos featured an actor wearing blackface in an apparent attempt to portray former U.S. president Barack Obama. Alitalia, Italy’s flag carrier airline, quickly faced backlash on social media for the video, whi...
17:30, 2019-07-04

Ruling Italian coalition reaches deal over public tenders, in sign of improved relations Italy's ruling parties, the League and 5-Star Movement, reached a deal on Tuesday over an overhaul of convoluted public tender rules in a sign that the coalition government is finally overcoming weeks of infighting....
17:30, 2019-06-04

Sofia Vergara shows off bikini body during Italian vacation ahead of her 47th birthday Sofia Vergara showed off her toned abs during an Italian vacation with husband Joe Manganiello ahead of her 47th birthday.        ...
05:45, 2019-07-09

‘Italian Bonnie and Clyde’ arrested in Thailand, charged with impersonating George Clooney They’re being called the “Italian Bonnie and Clyde” except this couple’s time on the run didn’t end in a shootout. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.        ...
20:45, 2019-06-17

'Italian Bonnie and Clyde' arrested in Thailand, accused of pretending to be George Clooney to sell clothes A husband and wife known as the “Italian Bonnie and Clyde” were arrested Saturday after years on the run with the husband allegedly pretending to be George Clooney online to sell clothes....
04:30, 2019-06-17

Priyanka Chopra shows off curves in poolside snaps from Italian vacation with husband Nick Jonas Priyanka Chopra is putting your vacation photos to shame. The superstar actress is currently on a trip to Italy, accompanied by husband Nick Jonas, who snapped several Instagram photos of her lounging by the pool....
19:45, 2019-07-08

Rafael Nadal powers past Novak Djokovic in the Italian Open final, earning a career first landmark over his long time rival Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images Rafael Nadal powered past Novak Djokovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 in the Italian Open final on Sunday. It was the first time a "bagel," a set won to love, had ever been won in the Nadal — Djokovic rivalry. Djokovic will have been fatigued from finishing a sem...
17:45, 2019-05-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks weighed down by concerns over trade, Italian budget A slight gain in benchmark U.S. indices early on Tuesday was not enough to turn global stock markets higher as concerns about Italy's budget and the fate of U.S.-China trade talks continued to weigh on investor sentiment....
18:15, 2019-05-28

Palermo Dispatch: The Complications of Italian Immigration Play Out in the Palermo Market Italy’s fear of migrants is complicated in Palermo, which Bangladeshis and other foreigners call home. Some Italians thank them for confronting the Mafia...
16:30, 2019-05-22

Ducati, Italian University Join Hands For Ducati Design Experience Course The 10-day summer training course will offers an immersive training experience in the world of Ducati and include conferences and workshops at both the IAAD and the Ducati headquarters in Borgo......
10:00, 2019-06-10

Pakistani official says army helicopter has rescued 4 Italian and 2 Pakistani climbers stranded after avalanche. ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani official says army helicopter has rescued 4 Italian and 2 Pakistani climbers stranded after avalanche. The post Pakistani official says army helicopter has rescued 4 Italian and 2 Pakistani climbers stranded after avalanche. appeared first on LEX18.com....
13:15, 2019-06-18

Can Mexico fix the migrant crisis? The air is thick with humidity on the Suchiate River that separates Mexico from Guatemala. Yet the pontoon men are busy as usual. Using long poles, they strain as they push wooden rafts lashed to huge inner tubes from one bank to the other, illegally but openly ferrying goods and humans from one cou...
23:30, 2019-06-21

Italian Track Cyclist Impaled By Chunk Of Wooden Track Mid-Race Expected To Make Full Recovery During the scratch race at the Junior and U23 European Track Championships in Ghent on Friday, a group of riders crashed into one another, wreaking havoc not just on the leaderboard, but also on the track itself. The incident lifted a piece of the wooden track off the ground, which found its way int...
20:30, 2019-07-13

Italian airline Alitalia 'deeply apologizes' for Obama video showing an actor in blackface The Italian airline Alitalia has apologized and removed a promotional video featuring an actor in blackface as former President Barack Obama.       ...
06:45, 2019-07-05

Report says migrant healthcare flawed TUCSON – A new report says hospital and immigration enforcement policies are having a negative impact on migrant healthcare. “It really shows flaws in our system where someone who is doing a great job for our society and has training as a law enforcement professional but that person is b...
10:45, 2019-06-11

What Is Happening at Migrant Detention Centers? Here’s What to Know In light of recent reports of overcrowded and unsanitary conditions at migrant detention centers run by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and other federal agencies, top Democrats have summoned the acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the acting Secretary of Homeland ...
23:45, 2019-07-10

U.S. limits protections for some migrant children U.S. immigration authorities on Friday said the government would limit which migrant children who enter the country alone qualify for special protections in the United States, the latest move by the Trump administration to tighten immigration restrictions....
05:30, 2019-06-01

In limbo: Migrant boy still separated from parents Taken into custody at the border, David Xol was sent back to gang-ridden rural Guatemala -- but his son was held in detention. Now 9 years old and sheltered by a loving Texas family, Byron Xol may be returned to his parents and homeland. (July 12)        ...
12:15, 2019-07-12

Honduran migrant dies while in ICE custody A 30-year-old Honduran man died in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody after getting sick at a Houston detention facility, the agency said Monday. Yimi Alexis Balderramos-Torres was found unresponsive at the Houston Contract Detention Facility early Sunday and died in a local hospital, ICE s...
06:15, 2019-07-02

Migrant rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3: What you need to know The standoff between Sea-Watch 3 and the Italian government ended with the arrest of Captain Carola Rackete, who now faces prosecution. But international maritime law and a country's own laws often don't chime....
22:45, 2019-07-01

How severe is overcrowding at some US migrant facilities? Very Report found that 88 men were held in a cell with a maximum capacity of 41 – or less than 0.3 sq meters of space for each manOvercrowding is so severe at some US migrant detention facilities that adult detainees are held in cells where they each have less than 0.3 sq meters of space.A report release...
12:00, 2019-07-05

'Uber Copters': Uber will offer $200 helicopter flights in New York City this summer Uber announced that active users will get access to Uber Copter, a new service from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport.        ...
23:45, 2019-06-06

CPB announces 2 more adult migrant deaths at border U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced two more Central American migrant deaths, bringing the number of migrants who died at the southwestern border over the weekend to three....
23:30, 2019-06-04

Documenting migrant deaths in the Mediterranean – in pictures Six people a day die crossing the Mediterranean. The work of Italian photojournalist Max Hirzel in his series Migrant Bodies speaks to the human stories behind this statistic and underlines how efforts to identify the dead are helping bereaved families. It will be on show at Sink Without Trace, an e...
23:00, 2019-06-08

Tucson migrant shelter set to close in July TUCSON — Blankets line the floor of Tucson City councilman Steve Kozachik’s midtown office Saturday. On Friday night, dozens of migrant children slept here because Kozachik said Tucson’s Benedictine Monastery, the main shelter the city uses in this migrant crisis is over capacity. ...
10:30, 2019-06-30

| Girl, 10, sixth known migrant child to die in US custody US authorities say that a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case....
10:30, 2019-05-24

Death on the Rio Grande: A Look at a Perilous Migrant Route President Trump’s immigration clampdown has pushed an increasing surge of migrants into the harsh river current as the fastest route to American soil....
08:30, 2019-06-08

Mexico says migrant apprehensions at U.S. border down 30% in June from May Mexico's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that migrant apprehensions at the U.S. southern border were down 30% in June from May, citing data from U.S. Customs and Border Protection....
02:45, 2019-07-03

Arizona should drop charges against pro-migrant activist: U.N. United Nations human rights experts urged U.S. authorities on Wednesday to drop charges against an Arizona man on trial for providing aid and shelter to migrants crossing over from Mexico....
14:15, 2019-06-05

Report: US to target 2,000 migrant families on Sunday Officials have told US media that a major operation to arrest thousands of illegal immigrants is coming. The Trump administration has asked for an even harder crackdown than the Department of Homeland Security requested....
13:15, 2019-06-22

Migrant ship captain released without charge The German captain of a rescue ship, who was arrested for forcing her vessel into an Italian port with dozens of migrants aboard, will be released without charge, Italy's ANSA news agency reported....
07:00, 2019-07-03

New migrant processing center to open in Arizona U.S. Customs and Border Protection is opening a new facility for migrants in Yuma, Arizona, near the Mexico border. The 500-person tent will house migrant families and children. (June 28)        ...
09:15, 2019-06-29

UN: On average, one migrant child has died per day since 2014 A report by the UN's migration office said children are dying during migration at alarming rates, most of them perishing on the Mediterranean. The deadliest routes for children are those that involve water crossings....
07:15, 2019-06-29

Airstrike Kills 44 in a Libyan Migrant Detention Hub An airstrike on a migrant detention center in Tripoli killed at least 44 people, U.N. officials said, in the deadliest single attack in a three-month long battle for Libya’s capital among the country’s warring factions....
22:00, 2019-07-03

On Migrant Journeys With WhatsApp and Google Translate Miriam Jordan, who covers immigration for The Times, says that migrants crossing the border often use WhatsApp and that Google Translate can break the ice....
17:15, 2019-05-29

UN says migrant boat capsized off Libya's coast The U.N. migration agency says a boat carrying dozens of Europe-bound migrants has capsized off Libya's Mediterranean coast, as the search for survivors continues....
16:15, 2019-06-02

| Nearly 40 killed in air strike on Libya migrant centre Nearly 40 migrants were killed in an air strike in their detention centre in a Tripoli suburb blamed on Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who has been trying for three months to seize the capital....
17:01, 2019-07-03

Two US Marines Arrested For Migrant Trafficking Of Mexicans Two US Marines have been arrested for smuggling undocumented Mexican migrants into the United States in exchange for money, according to a court document....
16:15, 2019-07-10

An average of 1 migrant child has died each day since 2014: UN Migrant children have died or gone missing at the rate of nearly one per day worldwide over the past five years, with treacherous journeys like those across the Mediterranean or the US-Mexico border, according to the UN migration agency....
23:30, 2019-06-28

When the U.S. puts a border between migrant kids and their caretakers On June 12, Gerardo, a 41-year-old indigenous bricklayer from Guatemala, appeared before a U.S. immigration judge in El Paso, Texas. Since crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally two months earlier with his 14-year-old son, he had been separated from the boy and forced to wait in Mexico for his he...
12:45, 2019-07-11

Guatemala, U.S. Discuss Controversial Migrant Deal Under safe-third-country treaty, the violence-racked Central American nation would require asylum seekers from Honduras, El Salvador to make their claims there....
00:30, 2019-06-20

US launches raids targeting migrant families A federal agency has launched a series of raids in nine cities, targeting families of migrants. But officials in the targeted cities have refused to support the raids, with New York's mayor calling them "unsuccessful."...
01:15, 2019-07-15

Migrant children still being separated from parents at border More than a year after the Trump administration ended a controversial policy that led to hundreds of family separations, as many as five migrant children per day continue to be separated from their parents at the border....
19:00, 2019-07-12

Art exhibit showcases migrant children’s journey TUCSON — Thousands of children seeking asylum have taken shelter at the Benedictine Monastery this year. The journey to the United States can take a mental and emotional toll, especially for the children involved. Volunteers at the shelter have been using art to help those children. The kids have ma...
04:00, 2019-07-15

Mexico’s migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown At a migrant shelter near the Guatemala border food is cooked and children play on the patios and at night thin mattresses cover every inch of floor space, including part of the kitchen and the chapel, as migrants try to sleep in the over-capacity space...
22:00, 2019-06-19

Trump Says Guatemala Is Set to Help Stem Migrant Flow President Trump said in a par of tweets that Guatemala was getting ready to sign an agreement that would make it a final refuge for asylum seekers, and that the U.S. will increase its efforts to deport illegal immigrants....
09:45, 2019-06-18

Second migrant in 36 hours dies after being detained by US – live Joe Biden accused of plagiarism in climate planHuge protests in Britain over Trump’s state visit – liveSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.23pm BST Former Senate majority leader Harry Reid has changed his tune when it comes to an impeachment inquiry, telling USA Today, “It’s not...
01:15, 2019-06-05

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's murder Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
22:15, 2019-06-19

Guatemalan teen is 3rd minor migrant to die in U.S. custody A 16-year-old migrant boy died while in the custody of the U.S. government in Texas on Monday, the third minor migrant death in less than a month, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said....
17:15, 2019-05-21

Mexico's migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown Thin mattresses cover every inch of floor each night at the Good Shepherd shelter near the Mexico-Guatemala border, even spilling into the kitchen and the chapel, as an over-capacity crowd of migrants tries to find space to sleep....
22:45, 2019-06-19

The Latest: Government contests request on migrant camps EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on conditions at government detention centers for immigrant children (all times local): 4:50 p.m. U.S. authorities are contesting a request by immigrant advocates for an emergency order allowing doctors to inspect detention facilities as well as sanctions against the...
02:15, 2019-06-28

Turkey: 9 missing, 31 rescued after migrant boat sinks ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s coast guard says it has rescued 31 migrants after their boat sank off the Turkish coast and is searching for an estimated nine others who are unaccounted-for. The coast guard said the boat went down in the Aegean Sea off the coast of Bodrum early on Monday. The r...
11:15, 2019-06-17

Fire engulfs migrant center in Bosnia, injuring 29 SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Bosnian police say a fire has engulfed a migrant center in the northwest of the country, injuring at least 29 people. Police say the fire erupted early Saturday in the center located in Velika Kladusa, which hosts hundreds of migrants stuck in the Balkan country while ...
12:01, 2019-06-01

Death of migrant dad and daughter 'our fault' - El Salvador president The president of El Salvador has told Sky News his country is to blame for migrants making the dangerous journey to the US in search of a better life....
10:45, 2019-07-03

Migrant boat that defied order stopped off Italy The migrant rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3 was stopped outside the island of Lampedusa by Italian authorities on Wednesday after it defied an order from Rome blocking it from coming ashore....
23:00, 2019-06-27

Fire at migrant camp in Bosnia injures 29: police Twenty-nine migrants were injured in a fire that broke out early on Saturday at a migrant camp in the northwestern Bosnian town of Velika Kladusa, police said....
11:30, 2019-06-01

Instead of Being Horrified By Migrant Detention Centers, Pence Is ‘Inspired’ By CBP Vice President Mike Pence accompanied Lindsey Graham and other Republican senators on a tour of two migrant detention centers in Texas on Friday in an effort to downplay the horrifying conditions that thousands of migrants—including children—are being held in....
00:45, 2019-07-14

Overcrowding, abuse seen at Mexico migrant detention center Witnesses say Mexico’s Siglo XXI immigration holding facility is home to overcrowding, filthy conditions and abuse, emblematic of how the country has already been struggling to cope with a migratory surge even as it cracks down further under U.S. pressure...
07:45, 2019-06-17

Images of Border Patrol migrant overcrowding released Migrants were overcrowded in federal detention facilities in the Rio Grande Valley, where dangerous conditions were described as “a ticking time bomb” during June, according to an inspector general’s report Tuesday.        ...
09:15, 2019-07-03

Trump says tariffs on Mexico likely, decries migrant 'onslaught' President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would probably defy Mexico, U.S. business groups and lawmakers from his own party and impose new tariffs on all imports from Mexico to pressure authorities there to clamp down on illegal immigration into the United States....
22:00, 2019-06-04

In Shift, U.S. Vows to More Aggressively Deport Migrant Families Mark Morgan, the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said the stepped-up deportations were necessary to deter migrants at the southwestern border....
23:45, 2019-06-04

Ex-Arizona schools considered for temporary migrant lodging Arizona school district officials are considering former school buildings to house migrant families. The Phoenix Elementary School District approved a three-month lease Friday for the Ann Ott School to temporarily house more than 80 people. The Tucson Unified School District is considering using Men...
04:30, 2019-07-13

Fire at migrant center in Bosnia injures 29: police Twenty-nine migrants were injured in a fire that broke out early on Saturday at a center in the northwestern Bosnian town of Velika Kladusa, police said....
01:30, 2019-06-02

Lights for Liberty protests around the country against ICE migrant actions Lights for Liberty vigils are being held on Friday night encouraging the end of human detention camps for migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border.        ...
05:45, 2019-07-13

US to use Army base in Oklahoma to shelter migrant children The federal government will be opening a facility at an Army base in Oklahoma to house migrant children and is considered a customs port in southern New Mexico as another option as existing shelters are overwhelmed....
02:15, 2019-06-12

German FM Maas calls for EU migrant redistribution 'coalition' Germany's foreign minister says willing EU countries should redistribute migrants saved in the Mediterranean Sea. Some EU countries have vehemently opposed any form of redistribution in recent years....
11:15, 2019-07-13

Democratic hopefuls journey to child migrant camp Democratic presidential hopefuls on Thursday visited a detention center for young migrants in the US state of Florida. (June 27)        ...
12:15, 2019-06-28

Legal document alleges EU migrant ‘crimes against humanity’ PARIS (AP) — More than 40,000 people have been intercepted in the Mediterranean and taken to detention camps and torture houses under a European migration policy that is responsible for crimes against humanity, according to a legal document that is asking the International Criminal Court to take the...
03:30, 2019-06-03

Fire breaks out in migrant center in Bosnia, several injured There were 32 reported injuries after flames and smoke caused migrants to jump out of the windows of their shelter. It is the second fire in recent weeks to occur in the region, just on the border with Croatia....
13:45, 2019-06-01

Italy under fire over charges against migrant rescue volunteer Portugal's parliament has protested an Italian decision to charge a Portuguese student with aiding illegal immigration, a move condemned by officials, who argue he was saving lives of migrants stranded in the Mediterranean....
14:30, 2019-06-28

| 'Dangerous overcrowding' in US migrant facilities: government report A US Department of Homeland Security report warned Friday of "dangerous overcrowding" in El Paso, Texas facilities for holding just-arrived migrants, with rooms packed with more than five times the number authorised....
09:45, 2019-06-02

| France harassing, intimidating migrant helpers: Amnesty Rights group Amnesty International has accused French authorities of harassing, intimidating and even assaulting people offering aid to migrants in the north of France in a deliberate attempt to discourage their work....
11:45, 2019-06-05

Bosnians protest against migrant influx in border town Several hundred Bosnians protested on Sunday against an influx of migrants in the western border town of Bihac, warning of security and health risks from thousands sleeping rough....
03:15, 2019-06-17

Democratic hopefuls visit child migrant camp More Democratic presidential hopefuls converged on the shelter for migrant children in Homestead, Florida on Friday. (June 28)        ...
09:15, 2019-06-29

Putin says liberalism is ‘eating itself,’ criticizes migrant influx OSAKA, Japan — Russian President Vladimir Putin fired a new broadside against Western liberalism at the Group of 20 summit in Japan, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people’s interests. Speaking after the summit in Osaka concluded on Saturday, Putin charged that Donald...
22:15, 2019-06-30

Mexico frees activists accused of migrant trafficking Mexican officials say two jailed immigration activists have been set free due to lack of evidence against them following accusations of migrant trafficking...
02:15, 2019-06-13

Aid groups: Migrant humanitarian crisis looming in Bosnia Aid groups are warning of a developing humanitarian crisis in Bosnia as more migrants make their way to one of Europe's poorest and most volatile countries....
10:00, 2019-06-13

Migrant facilities face civil lawsuits over conditions TUCSON- A new bill that would approve billions of dollars in emergency aid for migrants is on its way to President Trump’s desk. As many people on Capitol Hill work to address the humanitarian crisis, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is working to keep up with the rush of migrants coming in....
05:00, 2019-07-01

Donations flood in for arrested migrant ship captain Nearly a million dollars has been raised for rescue ship captain Carola Rackete, who was arrested for docking her vessel in Italy without permission on Saturday to ensure the safety of the 40 migrants onboard....
22:45, 2019-07-01

El Salvador president: US is handling migrant crisis wrong The president of El Salvador says he is ready to work with the US government on creating security and jobs in his country to reduce the number of people making perilous journeys into the US....
07:15, 2019-07-01

Italy adopts decree that could fine migrant rescuers up to €50,000 New bill would fine NGOs bringing migrants on shore without permission but UN says it penalises rescues at seaThe Italian government has introduced a new security decree that would mean non-governmental organisation (NGO) rescue boats that bring migrants to Italy without permission could face fines ...
22:30, 2019-06-15

Fifth migrant child dies after being detained by US border patrol Sixteen-year-old Guatemalan was detained in Texas on 13 May and found unresponsive on Monday, Customs and Border Protection saidThe US government says a 16-year-old Guatemalan died on Monday at a border patrol station in south Texas, the fifth death of a migrant child since December.US Customs and B...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Man who works with migrant children arrested for luring a minor for sex TEMPE, Ariz. (KPNX) – Police arrested a man after he tried to lure a minor for sex, according to a police report. Jose Antonio Minjares, 30, was allegedly communicating with a boy he thought was 14 years old on a dating app and told the boy he wanted to kiss him and teach him sex, court docume...
08:30, 2019-07-02

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda with a call for rescue ships to give way to the Libyan coast guard....
10:15, 2019-06-15

Legal document alleges EU migrant 'crimes against humanity' More than 40,000 people have been intercepted in the Mediterranean and taken to detention camps and torture houses under a European migration policy that is responsible for crimes against humanity, according to a legal document Monday asking the International Criminal Court to take the case....
06:30, 2019-06-03

The Latest: Greece vows to speed up migrant deportations Officials from Greece’s new conservative government have vowed to speed up the asylum process for migrants and refugees and restart deportations to neighboring Turkey despite renewed tension between the two NATO members...
17:00, 2019-07-15

Putin says liberalism ‘eating itself,’ migrant influx wrong Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired a new broadside against Western liberalism, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people’s interests...
09:15, 2019-06-30

DHS predicts up to 25 percent drop in migrant apprehensions at border WASHINGTON — Border Patrol agents are on track to apprehend up to 25 percent fewer undocumented immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in June compared to May, acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said at a press conference Friday. In May, more than 144,000 immigrants...
10:30, 2019-06-29

UN says 2 bodies found after migrant boat capsizes off Libya CAIRO (AP) — At least two bodies were retrieved on Sunday off Libya’s Mediterranean coast after a boat carrying dozens of Europe-bound migrants including women and children capsized, the U.N. migration agency said, as the search for survivors continues. The International Organization for Migra...
20:00, 2019-06-02

Second migrant in a week dies after being taken into custody by Border Patrol A Honduran woman died Monday after being taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents in south central Texas, marking the seventh such death since the fiscal year started in October and the second this week....
20:15, 2019-06-04

Two prominent migrant rights defenders freed in Mexico A Mexican judge has freed two migrant rights activists who organized caravans, said a member of their legal team and a rights group on Wednesday, a week after their arrest which their supporters said was meant to appease the Trump administration....
22:45, 2019-06-12

Air strike hits Libya migrant detention center Dozens were killed in an air strike on a center housing migrants on the outskirts of Tripoli, with many more wounded. Center officials blamed the attack on forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, but his militants denied it....
05:45, 2019-07-03

Trans migrant dies in US custody after pleading for medical help Death of Johana Medina Leon, hospitalized following chest pains, echoes case of Honduran woman a year agoA transgender migrant has died after becoming sick while in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) custody, sparking renewed claims of medical neglect and human rights violations.Johana Medina...
00:00, 2019-06-04

UN reports migrant deaths on the rise among Central Americans GENEVA – At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing while trying to cross the US-Mexico border, the UN migration agency said on Tuesday. The toll, 50 percent more than the 241 rec...
23:15, 2019-06-18

43-year-old El Salvador migrant dies in US border custody WASHINGTON (AP) — A law enforcement official says a 43-year-old El Salvadoran man has died after collapsing at a Texas border station. The official says the man crossed the U.S.-Mexico border about a week ago with his daughter and was being held at the central processing center in McAllen, Texas. Th...
03:45, 2019-06-30

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible for thousands of migrant deaths in the Mediterranean....
19:30, 2019-06-03

Filing blames EU migrant policy for crimes against humanity Human rights lawyers are accusing the European Union of committing crimes against humanity in its treatment of migrants who hope to cross the Mediterranean from Libya...
08:15, 2019-06-03

President of El Salvador Says Migrant Deaths in Rio Grande Are ‘Our Fault’ “People don’t flee their homes because they want to,” said President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador, referring to Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his daughter, who died in the Rio Grande....
20:00, 2019-07-01

Scale of Mexico's migrant influx 'completely unexpected' Mexico's change in government sparked hope among many Central Americans of a more accommodating migration policy. The result is a new influx of people transiting through the country, putting a strain on the authorities....
23:30, 2019-07-08

A Dramatic Drop in Migrant Arrivals on the Border: What’s Happening? A migrant shelter in San Diego that only a month ago was crowded with new arrivals was nearly empty this week amid a sharp downturn in migrant apprehensions on the southern border....
20:45, 2019-07-10

Border Patrol to hire staff to help with migrant processing WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol is working on hiring additional staff to manage the processing of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Officials said Tuesday the aim is to take the burden off uniformed agents, who can then go back into the field for law enforcement work. Border resources are...
18:15, 2019-05-28

Italy defiant as two migrant rescue ships try to dock Rome has blocked the entry of Italian and German vessels carrying more than 110 migrants. The decision paves the way for another standoff with migrant rescue groups after one ship recently forced its way into Lampedusa....
14:45, 2019-07-05

Migrant stowaways hitch ride with Ferrari to British GP Two migrant stowaways ended up being fast-tracked into the British Grand Prix paddock after clambering on board a truck belonging to a Ferrari Formula One team supplier that was waiting to enter Britain....
18:00, 2019-07-11

At least 40 killed after airstrike targets migrant center in Libya At least 40 people have been killed and another 80 injured after an airstrike hit a migrant center east of the Libyan capital of Tripoli early Wednesday, according to the Health Ministry's emergency service Field Medicine and Support Center....
16:45, 2019-07-03

Migrant Hides Inside Car Dashboard To Enter Europe A migrant was found hiding inside the dashboard of a car on the border between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, trying to enter Europe illegally....
23:00, 2019-05-28

Trump says mass migrant deportation program delayed US President Donald Trump says he'll hold back the planned sweep of migrants in 10 American citiies for two weeks. The Democrats denounced the plan as "injecting terror into our communities."...
01:00, 2019-06-23

Dems, GOP battle over migrant children's deaths A Democratic lawmaker blamed the Trump administration's border policies for the deaths of migrant children, setting off a fight between Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill Wednesday. (May 22)        ...
22:30, 2019-05-22

| Migrant whose daughter died slams 'cruelty' of US detention A Guatemalan woman whose infant daughter died after being held by US immigration authorities denounced the "cruelty" of the country's migrant detention centers on Wednesday....
20:15, 2019-07-11

Exclusive: Illegal migrant apprehensions dropped by more than 37,500 in June The number of people taken into custody after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States dropped in June for the first time in six months, plummeting by more than 37,500 since May, according to two officials with first-hand knowledge of the data....
06:30, 2019-07-09

Serbia police detain 1 migrant in stabbing death of another BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police have detained a 17-year-old migrant from Afghanistan suspected of stabbing to death another Afghan national in central Belgrade. Police said on Thursday they are still searching for another 17-yar-old migrant also suspected of taking part in the attack late on ...
10:15, 2019-06-06

US briefing: Women's World Cup, migrant children and UK ambassador row Monday’s top story: Team USA triumph over Netherlands to win fourth World Cup title. Plus, how Elizabeth Warren shook up the 2020 race, one selfie at a timeSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:15, 2019-07-08

A 10-year-old from El Salvador is the 6th migrant child to die in US custody in 8 months The death toll of migrant children in U.S. custody rose to six after federal authorities acknowledged that a 10-year-old girl died eight months ago.        ...
06:30, 2019-05-23

U.S. to kick off migrant crackdown on Sunday: Washington Post U.S. immigration authorities plan to launch on Sunday a sweeping effort to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing three unnamed U.S. officials....
21:45, 2019-06-21

GOP offers $4.6B border ‘humanitarian’ plan, 86% for ‘migrant care’ Senate Republicans Wednesday offered up a $4.6 billion package for humanitarian assistance on the U.S.-Mexico border, with the bulk going to improve migrant care and relieve the crisis of a record number of illegal immigrants arriving at the border....
20:15, 2019-06-19

Migrant deaths rise among Venezuelans, Central Americans: U.N. At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing while trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border, the U.N. migration agency said on Tuesday....
18:00, 2019-06-18

Dems clash over funding for Trump's migrant crisis House Democratic leaders are facing sharp pushback from rank-and-file members on plans to deliver billions of dollars to help ease the migrant crisis at the southern border, threatening to drag out another border funding fight with President Donald Trump.Leaders of several groups, including the Cong...
22:15, 2019-06-05

$4.6 Billion in Aid Advances to Help Cope With Migrant Surge at Border The Senate measure cleared a committee with bipartisan support and will be voted on by the full chamber next week, but it is unclear how well it matches the House’s plans....
01:45, 2019-06-20

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border swept through a key Senate panel on Wednesday after senior lawmakers removed “poison pills” that Democrats obj...
00:45, 2019-06-20

Migrant children in detention facility draw themselves in cages EL PASO, Texas (NBC NEWS) — Migrant children should not be held in detention centers, the incoming president of the American Academy of Pediatrics said Wednesday after touring Customs and Border Protection facilities last week. “Children do not belong in Customs and Border Protection facilities, or ...
06:45, 2019-07-05

What is happening to migrant children at US border facilities? – podcast Elora Mukherjee is a prominent US immigration lawyer. Several weeks ago she visited the Clint border facility in Texas, which was holding hundreds of children who had tried to cross the border. What she saw was so shocking she has decided to speak out. And: Jennifer Silvers on how our experiences wh...
10:45, 2019-07-11

Trump to slap tariffs on Mexico over migrant flows The 5 percent duty would take effect on June 10 “until such time as illegal migrants coming through Mexico, and into our country, STOP,” Trump said in a Twitter post late Thursday....
06:45, 2019-05-31

Advocates decry delays in release of migrant kids Immigrant advocates say the federal government is allowing migrant children at a Florida facility to languish in "prison-like conditions" instead of releasing them promptly to family....
01:45, 2019-06-01

Malta bans Sea-Eye migrant rescue ship from its waters Malta officials have denied German-flagged rescue ship Alan Kurdi access to their territorial waters to prevent it from docking at their ports. The ship, operated by the Sea-Eye charity, has 65 migrants on board....
16:00, 2019-07-07

Mexico migrant shelter accuses police of intimidation A Mexican migrant shelter is raising concern over what it said was an unauthorized attempt by Mexico's National Guard to enter the facility and question migrants....
20:30, 2019-06-27

At least 44 die as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N. An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the United Nations said....
05:15, 2019-07-04

Niger's migrant smugglers use ever deadlier routes through the Sahara Smugglers are turning to perilous routes through the desert, or even dumping those hoping to reach North Africa. DW visited the transit hub of Agadez where efforts are being made to rescue migrants lost in the Sahara....
17:15, 2019-07-04

'World should know,' migrant tells U.S. Congress of toddler's death A Guatemalan asylum seeker left some members of a U.S. House panel visibly shaken on Wednesday with the story of her daughter's death, saying the toddler had contracted a deadly lung infection during a 20-day detention near the U.S. border with Mexico....
02:15, 2019-07-11

'Right-wing' link to killing of pro-migrant German politician German prosecutors believe there was a "right-wing extremist background" to the suspected murder of a popular member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party who was known for his pro-migrant views....
08:45, 2019-06-18

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families has been straining cities along the southern U.S. border for months, but now the issue is flowing into cities far from Mexico, where immigrants are being housed in an airplane hangar and rodeo fairgrounds and local authorities are struggling to keep up...
01:00, 2019-05-24

More than 80 feared dead as migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia Four men were pulled from sinking vessel with one later dying in hospital, says officialMore than 80 people trying to reach Europe from Libya are feared dead after their boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia, according to the UN migration agency.The boat sank on Wednesday off the port town of Zarzi...
19:45, 2019-07-04

Dutch save migrant trying to reach Britain on makeshift raft BERLIN (AP) — Dutch sea rescue services say they have saved a migrant trying to cross the English Channel on a makeshift raft. The Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Institution, or KNRM, tweeted that the man was picked up Sunday morning near Ijmuiden, west of Amsterdam. Dutch media reported that the man ...
20:00, 2019-06-02

Migrant children's drawings depict 'horrific' conditions in cages Pediatricians shared pictures drawn by migrant children after being released from ⁦US custodyDisturbing drawings by children recently held in migrant detention centers showing sad figures in cages have been released by the American Academy of Pediatrics, which last week warned of longterm trauma fac...
16:45, 2019-07-04

Guatemalan migrant woman has miscarriage in Border Patrol custody Customs and Border Protection has confirmed a 25-year-old woman in their custody experienced a miscarriage. The woman was four months pregnant.        ...
00:30, 2019-07-11

Chilean police break up migrant human trafficking ring Chilean prosecutors are indicting at least 10 people over their alleged links to a human trafficking ring that smuggled hundreds of Chinese migrants into Chile after charging them $5,000 apiece for tourist visas, local media reported on Saturday....
01:15, 2019-05-26

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some employers are refusing to hire them unless the government screens for potential criminals....
02:45, 2019-07-03

U.N. Rights Head ‘Shocked’ by Treatment of Migrant Children at U.S. Border Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations human rights chief, condemned the conditions faced by migrant children at the border, urging Washington to “consider the damage being done every day.”...
00:30, 2019-07-09

US briefing: Acosta, Louisiana storm and migrant mother testifies Thursday’s top story: Labor secretary defends 2008 Epstein plea deal amid calls to quit. Plus, the corruption scandal shaking South AfricaSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:45, 2019-07-11

Photos released showing extreme overcrowding at migrant facility WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — Government investigators have identified poor conditions in another sector of the southern border, publishing graphic photos showing extreme overcrowding in Rio Grande Valley migrant facilities and finding that children there did not have access to showers and had to sleep on...
00:00, 2019-07-03

Hungary accused of fuelling xenophobia with anti-migrant rhetoric Council of Europe’s damning report says human rights violations must be urgently addressedEurope’s top human rights watchdog has accused Hungary’s government of violating people’s rights and using anti-migrant rhetoric that fuels “xenophobic attitudes, fear and hatred”.A damning report from the Coun...
14:45, 2019-05-21

‘This should never happen anywhere’: UN rights chief speaks out about US migrant facility conditions GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations’ human rights chief said Monday she was “appalled” by the conditions migrants and refugees face in U.S. detention facilities, intensifying a challenge to the Trump administration’s immigration policies. United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bache...
13:45, 2019-07-09

Trump signs humanitarian aid package to bolster migrant care WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a $4.6 billion aid package to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Many Democratic lawmakers were hoping for more. They wanted stronger protections for how migrants are treated at...
00:45, 2019-07-02

German aid group releases video of migrant raft in distress The German aid group Sea-Watch has released video from its aircraft showing a sinking raft packed with dozens migrants off Libya with some people scattered in the sea....
22:30, 2019-05-23

Italy seeks fresh migrant clampdown as more boats arrive Italy's government plans to throw more resources into its fight against boat migrants, an official said on Tuesday, as the number of new arrivals gathers speed, putting pressure on Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
15:45, 2019-07-09

Democrats blast Trump's migrant detention centers as inhumane Democrats sharpened their attacks on the Trump administration's handling of the migrant crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday, saying human rights were being neglected and demanding the firing of the Border Patrol's leadership....
22:45, 2019-07-03

At least 40 killed in strike on Tripoli migrant detention center: official An air strike late on Tuesday hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing at least 40 people and wounding 80, a health official said....
03:15, 2019-07-03

40 killed after airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya BENGHAZI, Libya — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health official in the country’s U.N.-supported government said. The airstrike targeting the detention center in Tripoli’s Tajoura neighborhood also wou...
14:45, 2019-07-03