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Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni wrote that she learned with "astonishment" of a German government plan to finance two migrant charity groups, one operating rescue boats in the Mediterranean.
A year ago, Giorgia Meloni's radical right-wing Brothers of Italy party was the biggest winner in Italian parliamentary elections. What has she achieved in her first year in office?
Germany's president is in Italy amid tensions between Rome and Berlin over migration. He and his Italian counterpart appealed for a peace deal in flood-hit and wartorn Libya, one of the key launching points in Africa.
Italy was attempting to transfer some 3,000 migrants from the island of Lampedusa to other parts of the country. The UN's refugee agency urged it to make haste.
The voluntary agreement aimed to ease the burden on the southern EU border country. Germany's interior ministry has now paused it due to "high migratory pressure."
Tesla owner Elon Musk has said he confirmed an "epic location" for a mixed martial arts cage match with Meta founder Mark Zuckerberg. Any proceeds will be donated to charity.
More than 40 people have been killed after a migrant vessel sank, survivors of the shipwreck told Italian media.
Italian police have arrested dozens of suspected mafia members from the violent "Societa foggiana" in Puglia. Those arrested are accused of drug trafficking, illegal weapons possession and extortion.
Leaders of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries are gathered in Rome for a conference on migration hosted by Italy's far-right Georgia Meloni.
Experts say that the ancient fresco, which depicts a flat bread with assorted toppings on a tray with other food, could be a "distant relative" of modern-day pizza. There are a few key ingredients missing, however.
Italy is the country in Europe that suffers the most from natural disasters: it's the scene of two thirds of landslides that occur on the continent. The island of Ischia is particularly vulnerable, and the problem of uncontrolled urban development is making the damage worse. Some 27,000 of the 64,000 houses on the island do not meet building regulations. As the village of Casamiccciola rebuilds after a deadly landslide in November 2022, the council is trying to reduce risk factors to better adapt to climate change. Our correspondents report.
A helicopter crashed while inspecting power lines damaged by storms in the Italian province of Ravenna. Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni is set to leave the G7 summit in Japan earlier to lead the response to flooding.