FBI Tips Italy To Potential Targets In Rome, Milan

ROME — The State Department is warning that St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, Milan’s cathedral and La Scala opera house, as well as “general venues” like churches, synagogues, restaurants, theaters and hotels have been identified as “potential targets” in those

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Living Conditions Spark Protest By Asylum Seekers

As tensions rose after journalists were turned away from a Red Cross refugee centre on the outskirts of Milan, about 100 asylum seekers took to the streets to protest over poor living conditions and bureaucratic delay. Although The Local reports yesterday

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Italy’s Immigration Crisis Reaches Boiling Point

The immigration crisis affecting Italy reached boiling-point yesterday. A build-up of asylum-seekers at major train stations in both Rome and Milan led to clashes with police and calls from angry politicians demanding EU assistance. AFP reports that over the course of the week

A volunteer talks to a group of migrants as police officers stand in front of the door of a train bound for Munich at the Bolzano railway station