Controversial bill that would eliminate "special protection" residency permits for migrants who don't qualify for asylum, but who face humanitarian risks back home, passes government.
The law allows migrants who are unlikely to win refugee status to stay in Italy for two years, pending renewal as the country faces an influx of refugees.
A newly proposed bill aims to impose a fine for the use of foreign words that have Italian translations in official and public-facing communications.
Tunisia is struggling with its worst financial crisis due to stalled negotiations with the IMF raising concerns in Europe that it could spark a new wave of migrants crossing the Mediterranean.
Italy's coastguards launch major rescue operations for three boats struggling in rough seas off Calabria to prevent any repeat of last month's disaster, when a migrant shipwreck killed 74 migrants.
Italy's energy giant said the deal will have a "significant impact on the industry and the associated supply chain, allowing a significant contribution to the Libyan economy."
Selective and partial disembarkation "cannot be considered legal under maritime law conventions," says Doctors Without Borders.
In her first speech to parliament, Giorgia Meloni also confirms her government's support for the European Union, NATO and denounces anti-democratic regimes.
Leader of post-fascist Brothers of Italy takes oath before President Sergio Mattarella at Quirinal Palace in Rome –– once home to popes and kings of Italy.
Giorgia Meloni, head of post-fascist Brothers of Italy, chooses her cabinet team, setting her seal on the country's most right-wing government since World War Two.
Senator-for-life Liliana Segre presided over the first seating of the Italian parliament, which also saw a Mussolini admirer elected as Senate speaker.
Giorgia Meloni is likely to receive the mandate to form a government by the second half of October. The ministers she will pick to lead it will determine how ‘moderate’ the new government will be.
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