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Three right-wing parties won a large share of the vote in the Italian election and will likely lead the next government. Their three leaders (from left to right) are Matteo Salvini (League), Silvio Berlusconi (Forza Italia) and Giorgia Meloni (Brothers of Italy) | Photo: ANSA/Guiseppe Lami
Migrants rescued at sea arrive in Floriana, Malta | Photo: EPA/Domenic Aquilina
League party leader Matteo Salvini during traditional party rally in Pontida (Bergamo), 18 September 2022 | Photo: ANSA / PAOLO MAGNI
Migrants resting on the Open Arms Uno on August 24, 2022 | Photo: Juan Medina/Reuters
From file: Migrants hiding in the woods between the municipalities of Ventimiglia and Olivetta San Michele near the French border | Photo: Chiara Carenini / ANSA
League leader Matteo Salvini visits Lampedusa ahead of the Italian elections on September 25 | Photo: David Lohmueller / picture alliance / ASSOCIATED PRESS
The dead body of Alika Ogorchukwu lies on the pavement behind a police cordon. According to reports he was dead by the time the police arrived | Photo: ROPI / picture alliance
Matteo Salvini is facing defamation charges over comments he made about then Sea-Watch captain Carola Rackete | Photo: Mauro Scrobogna/Zuma/picture-alliance
Matteo Salvini during an election campaign in Riace | Photo: Archive / ANSA / Marco Costantino
Matteo Salvini with his lawyer Giulia Bongiorno, during a break in the hearing of the Open Arms trial in the bunker hall of Ucciardone, caused by a technical failure, May 13, 2022 | ANSA
A migrant aboard the Open Arms prays during the morning off Lampedusa Island in southern Italy, August 19, 2019 | Photo: EPA/Francisco Gentico
League leader and then-interior minister Matteo Salvini on July 3, 2019, in Nettuno, when the former Sea Watch 3 commander Carola Rackete was released. Rackete was arrested for a few hours after taking migrants to the port of Lampedusa | Photo: ANSA/ALESSANDRO DI MEO