MILAN — Italy is pulling out all the stops to secure stability in Libya to protect its business interests and ward off another potential migration crisis on its southern shores.
ROME — Civil unions could soon become a reality in Italy, where the Senate will begin debating a bill Thursday to give same-sex couples similar rights as people in heterosexual marriages, delivering on a long-standing promise by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.“When it comes to LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) rights, Italy is far behind other EU member states. It is the only country in Western Europe that does not recognize same-sex relationships,” said Judith Sunderland, Europe and Central Asia associate director at Human Rights Watch. (altro…)
Milan, Italy – Trezzano sul Naviglio is just a short drive southwest of Milan, an industrial town home to hundreds of small and medium-sized enterprises.It is also a hub for mafia groups that have grown more influential from the mid-1970s and expanded into Italy’s rich north, a natural destination for money-laundering operations and shady business expansion.
Casal di Principe is infamous in Italy because it’s been ravaged by the Camorra, the local mafia in the Campania region. Nearly abandoned by authorities, it’s an area that several industries from Italy’s rich north have selected to become an illegal landfill of toxic waste. (altro…)
Rome, Italy – One of the most characteristic features of popular culture in Italy – the iconic Vespa moped – is at risk of disappearing from its roads.
Milan, Italy – The ‘Ndrangheta crime syndicate – based in Italy’s southern Calabria region – is not nearly as well-known as Cosa Nostra, the Sicilian mafia. But the ‘Ndrangheta organisation is wealthier and more powerful – with interests spanning the globe from Calabria to Colombia, and as far away as Australia. (altro…)
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