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Italian court frees German captain of migrant rescue ship

Italian court frees German captain of migrant rescue ship

An Italian judge has ordered the release of a German captain arrested on June 29 for docking the search and rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3 with 40 migrants onboard. Captain...

Aldo Grimaldi

Legendary Italian shipowner, Aldo Grimaldi dies at 96 

Legendary Italian shipowner Aldo Grimaldi, aged 96, has passed away at his home in Corso Italia, Genoa.  Aldo Grimaldi, who died on Friday last week (December 7),...

Aquarius migrant rescue ship ends operations

Italian authorities order seizure of migrant rescue ship aquarius

Italian judicial authorities have ordered rescue ship Aquarius, chartered by SOS Mediterranee, a European humanitarian organization engaged in rescuing migrants in the...

Jail

Court jails Nigerian, Italian over Malabu oil fraud

A Nigerian man and his accomplice in Italy were on Thursday sentenced to four years each for their roles in the controversial Malabu oil deal, marking the first victory...

Shell-and-Eni

Italian judge to deliver ruling in Nigeria oil graft case tomorrow

Oil majors Shell and Eni will be carefully monitoring a first ruling this week by a Milan judge in one of the energy industry’s biggest corruption scandals for clues...

Illegal migration: Italy turns back Italian flagged ship

Illegal migration: Italy turns back Italian flagged ship

Italy has refused to allow a commercial vessel flying an Italian flag to bring ashore rescued migrants. The EU member state is sticking to a hardline policy on new...

Italian court frees seized migrant ship

An Italian court has ordered the release of a Spanish charity ship that was seized after prosecutors said it was helping to ferry migrants illegally from Libya. The...

Italian prosecutor seeks jail sentence for Eni ex-CEO

Italian prosecutor seeks jail sentence for Eni ex-CEO

An Italian prosecutor has asked for a jail sentence for former Chief Executive Officer, Paolo Scaroni, of oil and gas group, Eni. Scaroni is standing trial in an...

Italian authorities arrest Libyan, Egyptian over death of 26 Nigerian women

Italian authorities arrest Libyan, Egyptian over death of 26 Nigerian women

By Patience Danjuma   Two men, one of them an Egyptian and the other a Libyan, have been arrested and charged in Italy as investigators look into the deaths of 26...

Italian prosecutors file charges against Shell executives over Malabu scandal 

Top officials at Royal Dutch Shell have been charged in Italy for their alleged roles in the $1.3 billion Malabu Oil scandal, Italian prosecutors said Friday. Although...

Italian Police arrest seven for forcing Nigerian women into prostitution

Italian Police arrest seven for forcing Nigerian women into prostitution

Italian police said on Thursday that seven people who lured Nigerian women to Italy “with voodoo rituals” and then forced them into prostitution have been arrested...

France threatens to nationalize STX Shipyard if Italy snubs deal

France angers Rome, nationalizes STX Shipyard to stave off Italian majority

France will nationalize the STX France shipyard to prevent an Italian firm taking majority control, the Economy Minister said on Thursday, triggering an angry response...