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article 19 April 2015 World, Italy
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Lampedusa: 900 feared dead as migrant boat sinks off Libya

As many as 900 migrants are feared to have died after their fishing boat capsized in the Mediterranean, according to Italian news agency Ansa.

article 17 April 2015 UK, Italy
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Matt Frei by Italy's migrant crisis: on the frontline in Augusta

The port of Augusta, on Sicily's eastern coast, has witnessed an influx of African migrants - mainly from Libya. Europe Editor Matt Frei reports from what is now the worlds deadliest frontier.

article 15 April 2015 World, Italy
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Mediterranean migrant deaths: where British parties stand

Ukip says rescuing migrants off Europe "may actually be making matters worse", while the Tories want to "dissuade migrants from making these perilous and illegal journeys in the first place".

article 15 April 2015 World, European Union
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The Mediterranean's deadliest migration sea routes

As 400 migrants - including children - are feared to have died after a boat capsized off Libya, Channel 4 News looks at the desperate journeys migrants are taking to reach Europe.

article 14 April 2015 World, European Union
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Lampedusa: why are so many migrants dying at sea?

The UNHCR says that at least 500 migrants have died in the Mediterranean so far in 2015 - 30 times higher than in the same period last year. Channel 4 News asks if European policy is to blame.

article 09 April 2015 World, Italy
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Milan court shooting: suspect arrested after 'killing judge'

An armed man facing bankruptcy shoots dead a judge and lawyer in a Milan and wounds two other people before fleeing the scene on a scooter, Italian authorities say.

article 30 March 2015 World, Italy
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Raffaele Sollecito: life after Kercher murder acquittal

Italian Raffaele Sollecito says being acquitted of the murder of UK student Meredith Kercher feels like "being born again".

article 28 March 2015 World, Italy
Amanda Knox, Meredith Kercher, Raffaele Sollecito
Meredith Kercher murder acquittals: timeline

The decision to overturn the convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of Meredith Kercher may bring to an end a saga that began in a bedroom in Perugia seven years ago.

article 28 March 2015 UK, Italy
Amanda Knox
Amanda Knox murder acquittal: 'Meredith was my friend'

Italy's highest court overturns the convictions of Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.