Hundreds of migrants trapped in detention centres in Libyan capital after clashes

By Ahmed Elumami TUNIS, Aug 29 : Hundreds of migrants have been abandoned without food or water in government-run detention centres in the Libyan capital after guards fled from clashes between rival armed groups in the past few days, aid workers said on Wednesday. Tripoli has been shaken since the weekend by fighting between rival […]

First the EU, now prosecutors: Italy’s home minister thrives on friction

By Angelo Amante and Gavin Jones CATANIA/ROME, Italy, Aug 27 : Italy’s hardline interior minister, Matteo Salvini, is surfing a wave of public support after his latest showdown over immigration with the European Union, a row that also pitted him against a new foe: his country’s own judiciary. The 10-day-old standoff ended in southern Catania […]