Three million Chinese tourists visit Italy each year, and Rome is a must-see destination for most travelers. But what if they become victims of crime during their stay? A pilot project in Rome and Milan has Chinese cops patrolling popular sites.
More than 600,000 people from Africa, Asia and the Middle East have arrived in Italy over the last three years. The eviction of 800 migrants from a former office block in central Rome left some sleeping on the streets.
After announcing hefty fines for snacking tourists, the Italian capital has now dispatched patrols to enforce behavior. Several tourists have been seen bathing in the fountain.
German police have detained two visitors from China who took pictures of themselves giving the Hitler salute at the Reichstag building in Berlin. They could face charges under Germany's strict laws on Nazi symbols.
Police are still searching for a key suspect behind terror attacks in Catalonia that killed 14 people and injured scores. Investigators say a terror cell had planned a larger attack involving homemade bombs.
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