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Mediterranean crossings 'deadlier than ever': U.N.

/ Sep 4, 2018

Mediterranean crossings 'deadlier than ever': U.N.

Even as the number of migrants and refugees crossing the Mediterranean to Europe has fallen sharply, the likelihood of dying during the dangerous voyage has risen significantly, the U.N. said Monday. Between January and July, more than 58,000 asylum seekers and migrants reached Europe's shores ...

Italy's populists ride wave of anger after Genoa tragedy

Aug 21, 2018

Italy's populists ride wave of anger after Genoa tragedy

In the aftermath of last week's disastrous collapse of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy's populist government has been riding a wave of public anger, a move which could backfire. Although Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte was first on the scene hours after the disaster, his ...

Cristiano Ronaldo set for Serie A debut with Juventus

Aug 17, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo set for Serie A debut with Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo will make his much-anticipated Serie A debut for Juventus, which opens its campaign for an eighth straight Italian League title on Saturday against a somber backdrop of a country in mourning following the Genoa bridge disaster. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner was the ...