Documentaries under Venice Film Festival spotlight

Effects of ISIL’s ideology in Iraq and Khmer Rouge in Cambodia generated much interest in the festival that usually attracts people with movie premieres and big names.


Venice Film Festival: Organisers sign gender parity pledge

The Venice film festival has followed in the footsteps of Cannes and signed a gender parity pledge.


How can Libya be stabilised?

Efforts to stabilise the situation in Libya should start with curbing foreign interference in the country.

Guma El-Gamaty

by Guma El-Gamaty

Guma El-Gamaty


Venice film festival: 75th annual celebration begins

Lights, camera, action: Venice rolls out the red carpet for its Film Festival and Al Jazeera takes a sneak peak at this year's contenders for the Golden Lion.


Venice Film Festival kicks off award season

In recent years, the festival has had a reputational makeover, enjoying access to big-budget Hollywood movies, as well as critical hits likely to go on to Oscar glory, success and recognition.


Italy: Migrants protest expulsion from refugee centres in Naples

Authorities issue eviction notices for dozens of asylum seekers for being absent during police checks.

Italy: Migrants protest expulsion from refugee centres in Naples


Italy allows 150 refugees to leave stranded ship

Far-right politician Salvini is being investigated after more than 150 migrants and refugees were stranded on a ship.

Refugees allowed to leave ship as prosecutor investigates Salvini


16 sick refugees taken off stranded Italy ship

Italy's government allows 11 women and five men to disembark, as UN urges EU to relocate some 150 stranded passengers.

Sick refugees taken off Italy ship as health worries grow


Odyssey for refugees stuck on Italy ship goes on as EU talks fail

Over 150 people stuck on coastguard ship Diciotti for ninth day as Italian authorities refuse to let them disembark.

Odyssey for refugees stuck on Italy ship goes on as EU talks fail


Flash flood kills 11 hikers in southern Italy gorge

At least three people are still missing and 23 people were saved, according to Italian rescue workers.

Italy: At least 11 killed by flash flood in Calabria gorge


Italy's bridges under scrutiny after Genoa disaster

Survey by Italian Consumer Association identifies 22 bridges on the country's motorway network showing worrying signs of degradation.


Desperate journeys: Arrivals in Spain tripled this year

Shelters in the south of Spain are struggling to deal with a huge influx of refugees and migrants.

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How safe are Italy's roads and bridges?

A major bridge in Genoa collapsed on Tuesday, killing at least 38 people.


Italy mourns Genoa bridge collapse victims

While rescue efforts continue, death toll from Morandi Bridge disaster rose to 43 people Saturday, as some of the dead were honoured in Genoa with a state funeral.


Ronaldo makes winning Serie A debut for Juventus

Portugal captain remains goalless, as reigning Italian league champions clinch dramatic 3-2 opening win against Chievo.

Cristiano Ronaldo makes winning Serie A debut for Juventus