Italy may start processing migrants in Albania if a an agreement formed between Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni and Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama is allowed to move forward.
Recurrent crises highlight a consistent failure of current leaders to meet demands of protection; protection against war, economic crashes, and immigration. This failure pushes individuals towards parties that offer different and extreme methods of protection. Such as expanding military power and cracking-down on so-called illegal migration. Here, far-right parties gain the opportunity to position themselves as champions of strength and safeguarding, offering new hard-line politics on immigration, economics, and nationalism.
Italy’s BRI engagement economic promises fell short. Italy’s reassessing aligns with US priorities. Taiwan’s ties could help distancing from China but strain relations. Balancing interests, alliances, and economics, Italy navigates a complex situation. Exiting the BRI may offer security assurances while maintaining diplomatic and economic hedging with the US and China.
This February, France’s President Emmanuel Macron hosted Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelenskyy as well as Germany’s Olaf Scholz. Italy’s Giorgina Meloni was not invited to the dinner and this has caused some tensions between European leaders. While a dinner may seem small, the challenges that the European Union faces are not.
Olive Oil has become liquid gold due to poor weather conditions and has been stolen repeatedly due to a sharp increase in its price.
While Berlusconi passed away this past June, his political legacy lives on. His political model has been replicated elsewhere in the Europe.
Italy is once again being overwhelmed with migrants trying to reach Europe. The EU promises help yet time will tell if this will be the case.
Tradition is everything in Italian cuisine and the nation refuses to budge. Lab grown meat will not be allowed to be produced within the EU member state without a hefty financial penalty.
While people are not always keen on internet challenges, the ten second challenge in Italy is raising awareness about an important issue. Sexual harassment is not always handled properly. Italy has now had yet another court case where even thought a defendant admitted guilt, he was not prosecuted due to the judge excusing the crime for a flimsy reason.
On the 14th of June, a boat carrying 750 people capsized off the Greek coast, in the deepest part of the Mediterranean Sea, while trying to reach Italy. If both European and North African governments still approach irregular migration as a security concern, how does this influence international policies in addressing effectively the issue?