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Roma

Hundreds of Roma forcibly evicted from camp in Rome

Evictions in the Italian capital took place despite the European Court of Human Rights ruling against the expulsions.

Hundreds of Roma forcibly evicted from camp in Rome

Human Rights

Exploited, hated, killed: Italy's African fruit pickers

Thousands of Africans pick fruit and vegetables for a pittance as supermarkets profit, and face violent abuse.

Exploited, hated, killed: The lives of African fruit pickers

Refugees

Libyan coastguard left refugees to die in Mediterranean: NGO

A woman and a child were found dead hours after they were left in their damaged boat by the Libyan coastguard.

Libyan coastguard left refugees to die in Mediterranean: NGO

European Union

Austria, Germany seeking to restrict movement within Schengen

With anti-immigration parties running Austria and Italy and German Chancellor Merkel increasingly under pressure from the far right, the free movement of the Schengen Area may become more restricted.

Reporter's Notebook

Refugee crisis has driven a fault line through EU

Western European countries are under attack from Italy, Austria and Hungary as 28-member bloc grapples to find a solution to the refugee crisis.

Refugee crisis has driven a fault line through EU

Roma

Italian call for Roma census 'smacks of neo-Nazism'

During the Holocaust, Roma were counted and killed. Recent calls for a census stoke fears of a return to violent racism.

Far-right calls to register Roma 'echoes' Europe's dark history

Europe

Hundreds march from Italy border to UK in migrant solidarity

Charity workers and volunteers arrive in London after retracing the steps of refugees and migrants heading through France to reach Great Britain.

Refugees

Europe: Moves to further limit refugee flow prompt concern

Italy, Germany and Austria plan to hold talks to 'close' the southern refugee route into Europe.

Europe: Moves to further limit refugee flow prompt concern

Europe

Italy's Salvini vows to end migrant arrivals by boat

Interior Minister says pregnant women, children and refugees will remain in Italy.

Italy's Salvini vows to end migrant arrivals by boat

Italy

Sex trafficking victims: From juju curses to the street

The Oba of Benin threatened those manipulating women with black magic curses, bringing a moment of relief in Italy.

A traditional Nigerian leader took on traffickers. Has it helped?

Refugees

Spanish NGO boat looking for safe dock after saving 60 refugees

Italy closes ports to a refugee boat once again, and it remains unclear where the vessel will be allowed to anchor.

Spanish NGO boat looking for safe dock after saving 60 refugees

Roma

Italy clears Roma camp weeks after Salvini called for census

Local authorities in Rome evicted 450 Roma in an official camp just weeks after far-right minister proposed a census.

Italy clears Roma camp weeks after Salvini called for census

Europe

EU leaders remain divided over migration deal

Italy blocks joint EU statement on immigration, while Merkel says the crisis is make-or-break for the bloc.

EU leaders fail to agree on migration deal

Europe

Divided EU leaders meet over migration challenge

Italy threatens to block joint EU statement on immigration, while Merkel says the crisis is make-or-break for the bloc.

People & Power

'Migrants are now worth more than narcotics'

People & Power investigates the Italian mafia's scams to profit from the plight of desperate migrants and refugees.