Italy ushers in a radical new government: The Five Star Movement and "The League" had both run fierce anti-immigration election campaigns. Now foreigners in Italy are starting to worry about their prospects under the new political leaders.
A German federal police report says that deportation orders were up 17 percent, but that actual deportations were down 4 percent. Meanwhile, the labor minister argues that some of those being deported shouldn't be.
The Berlin government has agreed to process asylum applications from 50 of the 450 migrants aboard two EU vessels. Italy is testing a renewed promise by EU leaders to share the migrant burden across Europe.
The 67 migrants on an Italian coast guard ship have been allowed to leave the vessel. Italy's interior minister blocked their arrival amid reports that some migrants had threatened the crew of their initial rescue ship.
Some 450 migrants were rescued and moved from a fishing boat onto two patrol vessels in the Mediterranean. Italy's prime minister says Malta and France have agreed to take some of the migrants.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version