An elderly man in a tracksuit walks on the rubble of a collapsed buildings in Amatrice

Deadly earthquake rocks Italy, at least 120 dead, hundreds missing

The center of Amatrice was devastated, with entire palazzos razed to the ground. Aerial images from the fire department showed whole streets flattened. At least 120 people have died after a powerful... Read more »
Emmanuel Chidi Namdi with his wife. Photo: Facebook

Nigerian refugee who fled Boko Haram killed in alleged racist attack in Italy

Italian soccer fan arrested in fatal beating of refugee who fled Boko Haram ROME (Italy) — A Nigerian refugee believed to have fled the terrorist group Boko Haram with his wife has... Read more »
Italy is now Europe's top spot for refugee arrivals

More refugees now arriving in Italy than in Greece

Italy is now Europe’s top spot for refugee arrivals More migrants trying to make their way into Europe are arriving in Italy than Greece for the first time in a year, according... Read more »
G7 Foreign Ministers walk together after placing wreaths at the cenotaph at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan on Monday.

G7 leaders call for ‘world without nuclear weapons’ in Hiroshima declaration

The foreign ministers of the world’s most advanced economies visited a war memorial for the 140,000 victims of the 1945 atomic bombing of the Japanese city. HIROSHIMA (Japan) – The Group of... Read more »

Europe faces renewed pressure as 700 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean

The sinking of a smuggler’s boat carrying some 700 people from Libya to Sicily this weekend may result in the worst-ever death toll from an attempted migrant crossing, and is raising the pressure on European... Read more »

China evacuates foreign nationals from war-torn Yemen

A Chinese naval frigate has evacuated 225 foreign citizens from war-torn Yemen, its foreign ministry said, marking the first time that China’s military has helped other countries evacuate their people during an... Read more »

One in three Australians now born overseas

Kiwis, Indians, Chinese and English are the biggest migrators to Australia Australians born outside the country now represent 28 per cent of the population. Australian Bureau of Statistics says around 28 percent... Read more »