Turkey's support to the UN-backed Government of National Accord in Libya should be replicated by other responsible global powers.
The 69-year old Oscar winner, known for acclaimed films such as “Talk to Her”, “Volver” and most recently his loosely autobiographical portrait “Pain and Glory”, made his debut at the festival in 1983 with the comic drama “Dark Habits”.
With funding cutbacks and the closure of welcome centres, asylum seekers are left living on the streets, caught in limbo and unlikely to resolve their situation any time soon.
Italian aid group Mediterranea Saving Humans says a ship it operates has rescued about 100 migrants, including eight pregnant women and 22 children, and is asking Italian authorities to provide a safe port for them.
The deal between populist 5-Star Movement and centre-left Democratic Party, two historic enemies, is set to bring to an end what Italian newspapers have dubbed “the craziest crisis ever”.
The festival is now seen as a launchpad for award season success was criticised due to lack of female directors and the inclusion of controversial names.
Crews onboard rescue ships say their vessels are being impounded due to ‘technical and operational’ irregularities.
Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said the country would disembark the migrants stranded for two weeks aboard a humanitarian ship in the Mediterranean Sea after six European countries agreed to accept all of them.
President Sergio Mattarella seeks swift end to weeks of political turmoil while Democratic Party raises bar for coalition deal with 5-Star.
Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini likes to present himself as a devout Christian but the head of the Catholic Church has taken starkly different political stances.
Two days of talks are scheduled after Italy's dysfunctional anti-immigrant government dramatically fell apart with the resignation of Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.
Announcing his resignation, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte made a blistering attack on his own interior minister, Matteo Salvini, accusing him of sinking the ruling coalition and endangering the economy for personal and political gain.
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