Italy’s Five-Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio calls for snap elections after coalition talks fail

Luigi Di Maio, leader of the Five-Star Movement, attends a meeting with foreign press, on March 13, 2018 in Rome. (Photo by AFP) The anti-establishment Five-Star Movement, a major force in last month’s inconclusive vote in Italy, has called for snap elections after efforts for forming a coalition government failed. Five-Star leader Luigi Di Maio […]

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Italian police bust human-trafficking ring

The photo, taken on November 4, 2016, shows migrants and refugees sitting on a rubber boat as Libyan coastguards help them during a rescue operation off the Libyan coast. (Photo by AFP) Italian police broke up a gang including suspects with extremist sympathies who charged migrants thousands of euros to rush them in speedboats across […]

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