Italy’s populist 5-Star Movement, which is part of the country’s ruling coalition, is asking its supporters to vote online on whether the leader of its junior coalition partner should be prosecuted.
Pope Francis is urging global decision-makers in both the public and private sectors to help address poverty and hunger in rural areas by engaging the local population as “responsible architects” of progress.
Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte is demanding “authentic” solidarity from Italy’s European Union partners on the issue of migrants, but is drawing sharp barbs himself from EU lawmakers for refusing to join a united European stand on Venezuela.
Shepherds have been pouring milk on highways and town streets on the Italian island of Sardinia to protest prices paid by cheesemakers for their milk.
Italy’s populist government is calling for elections soon in Venezuela but is stopping short of joining its European Union allies in recognizing opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president.
An Italian aid group is reporting that a migrant smuggling ship with an estimated 150 people on board is in distress off Libya.
Voters in one of Italy’s least populated regions are casting ballots in an election that was regarded as a limited indicator of national parties’ popularity ahead of European Parliament elections.
Pope Francis has met with the founder of a Spanish aid group whose ship has been blocked from leaving port to resume rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean.
The leaders of Italy’s populist coalition parties are sparring over migrants stranded at sea aboard private rescue vessels.
The Latest on the disappearance of a North Korean diplomat and his wife from Italy (all times local): 1 p.m.
Prosecutors in Rome on Tuesday formally opened an investigation into five Egyptian domestic secret service members and police investigators in connection with the 2016 torture and murder of an Italian researcher.
The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local): 6 p.m. Greek authorities say they have broken a criminal ring that smuggled migrants that had entered Greece illegally to Italy by using small vessels departing from remote beaches.
The Latest on migrants and asylum-seekers in Europe (all times local): 5 p.m.
Italy said Tuesday that it is working to help relocate the family of a Pakistani Christian woman acquitted eight years after being sentenced to death for blasphemy, amid warnings from her husband that the family’s life is in danger in Pakistan.
A knife-wielding man upset about a 19-year jail term in a Mafia case held several post office employees hostage in northern Italy for nearly eight hours Monday before surrendering to authorities, police said.
Italian police have detained three suspects, all immigrants, in the slaying of a teenage girl who was drugged, gang-raped and left in an abandoned building in Rome known as a drug den.
The Latest on Europe’s migrant crisis (all times local): 3:50 p.m.
Former Trump strategist Steve Bannon declared Saturday that far-right “patriots” are the “new elite” of Europe as he brought his push for a trans-national, anti-European Union drive to Italy.
The Latest on the Vatican response to the sex abuse scandal (all times local): 8:15 p.m.
The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): 5:20 p.m.