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ROME | Italian coalition chiefs spar over stranded migrants

ROME— Jan 05, 2019—The leaders of Italy’s populist coalition parties are sparring over migrants stranded at sea aboard private rescue vessels. Aboard the Sea-Watch 3 are 32 migrants rescued on Dec. 22 from smugglers’ boats launched from Libyan shores, while 17 other migrants were rescued days later by another private vessel, also in the southern … Continue reading ROME | Italian coalition chiefs spar over stranded migrants

ROME | Italy forces new standoff, refuses to let migrants disembark

ROME  — Italy’s hard-line interior minister refused Thursday to let 67 migrants disembark from an Italian coast guard ship until an investigation determines whether any of them had violently threatened their rescuers to prevent being returned to Libya. The Diciotti ship pulled into the port of Trapani after taking on board the migrants from an … Continue reading ROME | Italy forces new standoff, refuses to let migrants disembark