More than 10 200 migrants were rescued between Sunday and Tuesday off the coast of Libya, including 5000 for the single day of Monday, 3300 Sunday and 1900 on Tuesday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that "we will help Italy" with the asylum-seeker crisis.
Italy will continue saving lives at sea but it is "no longer sustainable" for all those rescued to be brought here and the possible block would include foreign vessels run by humanitarian NGOs, by the EU's Frontex border agency, and by the EU NavforMed mission against migrant traffickers, ANSAreported.
"We can't go on like this", a source toldAFP after media reports that Maurizio Massari, Italy's ambassador to the European Union (EU), handed a letter to the bloc warning the country was considering closing its doors to boats of migrants.
Earlier this month, Breitbart London reported on the ousting at local elections in Italy of a mayor who had struck a deal with the Hungarian financier to turn the tiny island of Lampedusa into a gateway to Europe for migrants travelling from Africa.
The head of the conservative Northern League, Matteo Salvini, resorted to a slogan "stop the invasion" as he spoke out against migrant arrivals in Italy.
Italy's ruling, center-left Democratic party has come under pressure over the migrant issue.
"Now is the moment to deliver, and we will hold them to this", the commissioner said. And even the maverick radical Five Star Movement is moving to a more anti-immigrant position, calling for a halt to any new migrants being lodged in Rome.
Nearly 9,000 people were rescued between Saturday and Monday, with a further 2,000 plucked on Tuesday from vessels run by human traffickers along the central Mediterranean route from Libya to Italy, according to local media. Often that country is Italy.
Countries such as Greece and Italy want more support, but some eastern European nations are refusing to take their share of migrants from frontline states under a controversial relocation scheme agreed by the EU two years ago. Several U.N. employees were held for a while, then released.
Kumble has demanded separate contracts for red ball and white ball players and said that the captain be paid 25 per cent extra. The proposed structure would have seen an increase in the coach's fee whenever Kohli earned more from the BCCI.
Mika is out of the intensive care unit and appeared to be in good spirits during a visit with Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth. On Wednesday, the hospital said Scalise had been upgraded to fair condition and was showing signs of improvement.
In Race 5, Spithill crossed the starting line a split second too soon and had to drop two lengths behind Team New Zealand. That was enough for Burling to speed away around the seven-leg course for a 49-second victory.
Johnson previously urged Republican senators to slow the effort to bring the bill up for a vote as soon as this week. McConnell is expected to offer other changes to his proposal as he seeks to nail down support for the package.
When the girl stopped screaming, Bond testified that she saw that the girl's head appeared to be swollen and her face was gray. Rachelle Bond , Bella's mother and McCarthy's former girlfriend, testified that she helped dispose of the little girl's body.
He was flown back to the U.S.in a coma, after 17 months imprisonment, but North Korea deny any knowledge of how he became ill. Some of the proof used against him was purported security footage of him removing a political banner from his hotel.
The World number three, stomped her Chinese opponent in straight sets of 21-13, 21-18 to seal her quarter final berth. The Indian continued to hold the upper hand, building on his lead to go into the break with a healthy 11-7 advantage.
He said he was pleaded with the turnout in the city. "To everyone who serves, or has served, the rail industry salutes you". Over 300 events including parades, military displays and community fetes will take place on Saturday.
You then select the rider's name from your phone's contact list, enter the chosen destination, and request for their ride. When you choose the person and approve of the ride, a text will be sent to the rider notifying them about the trip.
It was only fitting that Giannis Antetokounmpo wrapped up his historic 2016-17 season with a pile of awards. Embiid, Saric, Buddy Hield, and Willy Hernangomez were the other first-year players selected.
Thankfully, nobody on the ground was injured in what looks like a scary crash taking place in certainly an odd manner. A decision on whether to go forward with plans for the show in Dayton on Saturday has not been made.
Senate OKs sanctions bill to punish Russia
Senate approval of the bill comes more than five months after US intelligence agencies said Moscow meddled in the 2016 election. The measure also requires Congress to review any effort by the Trump administration to loosen sanctions on Russian Federation .