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Italy arrests five Tunisians in anti-terrorism swoop

Italian police on Thursday arrested five Tunisians as part of what they said was a major operation against suspected supporters of Islamist terrorism in central and southern Italy.

Marco Minniti: Mafia could influence Italy’s March 4 election

Italy’s interior minister has voiced concern that the Mafia could influence the country’s general election on March 4.

Ex-Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi condemns shootings targeting foreigners

Former Prime Minister of Italy Silvio Berlusconi says Italians on Monday condemned the attacks in the central Italian town of Macerata.

10,000 refugees to be relocated from Libya to EU in 2018

Up to 10,000 people stranded in refugee camps and detention centres in Libya could be relocated to Europe in 2018, the Italian government said on Sunday.

United Nations resettles African refugees to Europe for the first time

The United Nations began bringing African refugees to Italy from Libya on Friday, evacuating them from detention centres whose conditions have been condemned by humanitarian groups as inhumane.

Italy airlifts refugees from Libya as criticism mounts

Italy organized a first airlift of refugees from Libyan detention centers to Rome after coming under international criticism for helping the Libyan coast guard block migrants from leaving by boat.

Libya, Italy join forces to stem migration

Libya’s U.N.-backed government has agreed with Italy to establish a joint operations room for tackling migrant smugglers and traffickers as part of efforts to curb migrant flows toward Europe, according to a statement.

Italy closes Libyan route for migrants

Migrants seeking to enter Italy via Libya and the Mediterranean had better shelve the idea. Italy is working hard to block the Libyan route.

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Police: Bauchi crisis has no ethnic, religious coloration

The Bauchi State Police Command has dispelled reports in some media that the recent clash between two rivals youth groups in Yelwa area of Bauchi metropolis has ethnic or religious coloration.

WAEC records over 60% failure rate in private candidates exams

The Head of National Office of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Mr. Olu Adenipekun, on Wednesday, announced this at a news briefing in Calabar, Cross River state.

Tunji Olaopa: Civil service reforms failed because of ‘execution traps’

A retired Permanent Secretary in the Federal Civil Service, Prof. Tunji Olaopa, Tuesday laid the blame for the failure of various attempts at civil service reforms on what he described as “execution traps.”

WAEC advocates e-teaching in Nigerian schools

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is advocating the deployment of e-teaching in public schools in Nigeria in order to conform to global standards and also help usher in e-assessment of public examinations in Nigeria.
Manchester-born Taylor supports Altrincham, rather than one of the city's two Premier League teams

Pep Guardiola avoids FA charge over Anthony Taylor comments

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has not been charged by the Football Association over comments he made about referee Anthony Taylor in the build-up the Manchester derby.