By Petros Tesfagiorgis

The Italians build more towns in the highlands. They were mostly small but they were true urban nucleus, trading centres, homes of craftsmen, gold smiths, shoe makers, shop keepers, tailors etc. The highlands were enabled to acquire modern urban culture and brought about the birth of the working class, administrators, lawyers and various other professions.

By Petros Tesfagiorgis

The Italians build more towns in the highlands. They were mostly small but they were true urban nucleus, trading centres, homes of craftsmen, gold smiths, shoe makers, shop keepers, tailors etc. The highlands were enabled to acquire modern urban culture and brought about the birth of the working class, administrators, lawyers and various other professions.

By Sabina Castelfranco – Rome 20 August 2009
Italian authorities have rescued five Eritreans adrift near a southern Italian island.

It is the latest immigration tragedy in the waters between Africa and the remote southern Italian island of Lampedusa. The Italian authorities received a call from the Maltese that there were immigrants attempting to reach shore on a rubber dinghy.

By Sabina Castelfranco – Rome 20 August 2009
Italian authorities have rescued five Eritreans adrift near a southern Italian island.

It is the latest immigration tragedy in the waters between Africa and the remote southern Italian island of Lampedusa. The Italian authorities received a call from the Maltese that there were immigrants attempting to reach shore on a rubber dinghy.