Italy has been taking a strong stance against migration, fearing that migrants will become a burden to the country. Agitu Idea Gudeta from Ethiopia tries hard to fit in. She has set up a thriving business in just a few years since fleeing her home.
Frontex registered a 46% increase in migrants arriving from Turkey in 2019, despite a deal with the EU to curb migrant influx into the bloc. The agency is also planning a massive new dedicated border force.
A boat carrying 50 migrants has sunk off Greece's western coast, possibly en route to Italy. The Greek coastguard said 21 were rescued alive. Twelve others were found dead as ships and helicopters searched the waters.
Senior German Cardinal Reinhard Marx donated €50,000 to a charity that supports migrant rescues at sea. Germany's far-right AfD has demanded an explanation, arguing such sea missions boost business for people smugglers.
Daniela Lourdes Falanga, her family's first male heir, was expected to follow the path of her mafia boss father. She overcame a brutal Naples childhood to become a prominent transgender rights activist.
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