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18/7/1915 The Second Battle of the Isonzo: Italy attacks again

The first Italian attempt to break the Austro-Hungarians along the Isonzo failed. Now, less than two weeks later, the Italians are having another go. By now their army is at last fully mobilised and they hope to apply lessons learned from their previous mistakes. 315 more words

First World War

TCG Enez In Italian Minex 2015

M-262 TCG Enez, Engin class mine hunter from Turkish Navy is taking part in Italian mine warfare exercise Italian Minex 2015 as part of NATO SNMCMG-2. 203 more words

Turkish Navy

May 24, 1915

First acts of war between Austria and Italy. Austrian aircraft attack arsenal at Venice, but are driven off, and the Italians raid the island of Porto Buso.

European Theatre

Will the Italian Navy commandos follow the US marines "on the shores of Tripoli"?

It looks more and more likely that the United Nations will authorize the use of military force to cut the route of illegal immigration from lawless Libya. 94 more words

Foreign Relations

700-800 Bodies Believed To Be Inside 18 April Migrant Boat Wreck

An Italian prosecutor on Friday said that “more than 700, maybe 800″ bodies are contained within the wreckage of the migrant boat that sank 85 miles off the coast of Libya on 18 April. 62 more words

Migrants

Notable Comments - Italy’s Navy Chief, Admiral Donato Marzano: “I intervene to help people at sea”

Italy is hosting on 8 May a high level meeting of European naval forces. In response to questions from AFP about calls for a resumption of push backs in the Mediterranean, … 107 more words

Migrants

Migrants rest after disembark from tug boat in southern Italy

Migrants rest after disembark from tug boat Asso29 in the Sicilian harbour of Pozzallo, southern Italy. Nearly 5,800 migrants were plucked from boats off the coast of Libya and 10 bodies were recovered in less than 48 hours, Italy’s coast guard said, in one of the biggest rescue operations this year.

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