Italy announces it will sell off three state-owned business in hopes of reducing the country's debt problems.
The Italian Medicines Agency approves the usage of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for teenagers between the ages of 12 and 17, making it the second vaccine to be approved for use in teenagers in Italy after the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
Seven Carabinieri are arrested in Piacenza, Italy, after being accused of drug trafficking, receiving stolen goods, extortion, illegal arrest, torture, grievous bodily harm, embezzlement, abuse of office and fraud. The "leader" of the group, officer Montella, arrested and charged people with fake proof of crimes that the detainees never committed.
Representatives from 12 European Union countries do not reach an agreement on Italy's request to take in the 150 migrants still remaining on the "Diciotti"-class vessel in Catania, Sicily, after their rescue by the Italian Coast Guard nine days ago.
More than 40 people have drowned as a migrant boat sinks travelling between Libya and Italy. In a separate incident, 15 Muslim migrants from another Italy-bound boat have been arrested, after allegedly throwing 12 Christian migrants overboard.
Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia, and Petro Poroshenko, the President of Ukraine, will meet at the sidelines of the Asia–Europe Meeting in Milan, Italy to discuss the conflict and supplies of natural gas.