Trudeau tours Italy quake 'red zone,' meets survivors

May 29, 2017

Trudeau tours Italy quake 'red zone,' meets survivors

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the quake-hit Italian town of Amatrice on Sunday, where he met survivors before touring the “red zone” devastated by last year’s deadly disaster. The August 2016 quake killed nearly 300 people — including at least 16 foreigners, one ...

Abe departs for G-7 summit in Italy, trip to Malta

/ May 25, 2017

Abe departs for G-7 summit in Italy, trip to Malta

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left for Italy on Thursday to participate in the summit of the Group of Seven industrialized nations and hold talks with U.S. President Donald Trump and other world leaders before heading to Malta. Abe has said he wants to make ...

34 migrants found drowned off Libya, 1,800 rescued

/ May 25, 2017

34 migrants found drowned off Libya, 1,800 rescued

The bodies of at least 34 migrants, many of them young children, were recovered from the sea off Libya after some 200 migrants tumbled into rough waters when their overcrowded smugglers’ boat capsized Wednesday, the Italian coast guard said. “Many of the bodies are ...

Italian coast guard, other vessels rescue 2,300 migrants off Libya

May 19, 2017

Italian coast guard, other vessels rescue 2,300 migrants off Libya

Some 2,300 migrants headed for Italy in 22 barely seaworthy vessels were rescued off the Libyan coast on Thursday, the Italian coast guard said. Coast guard and military vessels joined forces with others chartered by humanitarian organizations to come to the rescue of the ...

G-7 echoes watered-down G-20 trade language as Mnuchin holds firm

May 13, 2017

G-7 echoes watered-down G-20 trade language as Mnuchin holds firm

Group of Seven finance chiefs signed up to a pared-down pledge Saturday on global trade as the presence of U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration of the world stage continued to redefine the established economic order. The G-7 nations, meeting in Bari, southern Italy, said ...