Italy second in EU for asylum requests in Q1 of 2016

Italy second in EU for asylum requests in Q1 of 2016

Some 22,300, or eight percent, of asylum seekers across the EU applied for refugee status in Italy in the first quarter of 2016, figures released by Eurostat on Thursday showed.

Over 2,000 stricken migrants rescued in the Mediterranean

Over 2,000 stricken migrants rescued in the Mediterranean

Muslim mayor refuses to take in refugees

Muslim mayor refuses to take in refugees