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Italy: More than 1,500 migrants arrive in Sicily and Sardinia

More than 1,500 migrants landed on Italian shores on Monday, as the influx of desperate people fleeing conflict and poverty continues. Some 550 migrants were brought to shore in the

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Mediterranean migrant deaths in 2015 pass 2,000

“Unfortunately, we have now reached a milestone whereby over 2,000 migrants and refugees have died as of this past weekend,” Itayi Virri, a spokesman for the IOM, said on Tuesday.


Dozens of African migrants feared drowned off Libya

Up to 40 African migrants are feared drowned off the coast of Libya. Survivors who came ashore in Sicily after being rescued by a German navy ship told aid agencies


At least 10 dead as migrant boat capsizes off Sicily

A boat capsized off Sicily when the migrants aboard rushed to meet rescuers, killing at least 10 people, the Italian coastguard said Wednesday. “The migrants, as they frequently do, all

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Poverty rising in Italy amid economic crisis: Study

According to the study, recently published by Caritas Europa, one in four people in Italy is at the risk of poverty or social exclusion. Caritas Europa, an umbrella group for