Post Profile

Burden sharing

By James Politi in Rome Italy has been fed up for a long time with the lack of help from fellow EU countries in dealing with the migration crisis in the central Mediterranean. But this week, it’s safe to say Rome’s frustration boiled over. Read more
read more


Related Posts

Italy, Greece face off against easterners in EU migration feud

News : Reuters: World News

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Eastern European Union states remain at loggerheads with "frontline" countries such as Greece and Italy over sharing the burden of caring for asylum-seekers reaching EU frontiers, officials said on Friday.

Libya mayors say Europe's migration crisis should not be dumped on them

News : Reuters: World News

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Mayors from Libya's desert south to its northern shores fear a deal between Tripoli and Rome to fund migrant holding centers in this north African country will simply shift Europe's migration crisis onto Libyan s...

Italy Police: Migrants Threw Christian Passengers Overboard On Mediterranean Crossing

News : Huffington Post

ROME (AP) — Italy's migration crisis took on a deadly new twist Thursday as police in Sicily reported that Muslim migrants had thrown 12 Christians overboard during a recent crossing from Libya, and an aid group said another 41 were...

Italy sends Eritreans to Sweden to seek asylum under EU plan

News : Reuters: World News

ROME (Reuters) - Italy sent a first group of Eritrean asylum seekers to Sweden on Friday as part of a European Union relocation plan aimed at easing the burden on border states amid the continent's biggest migration crisis since Wor...

Italy upset over French diplomatic intervention in Libya

News : Reuters: World News

ROME (Reuters) - A French diplomatic initiative aimed at resolving Libya's long-running crisis angered Italian officials on Monday, who saw it as another example of newly elected President Emmanuel Macron snubbing Rome.


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC