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  1. News - World - ITALY

    Daniele Lo Presti: tale of sleaze, blackmail and organised crime

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... andorganised crime It is more than two months since Italian paparazzo Daniele Lo Presti was murdered under Testaccio bridge in Rome. Lo Presti had been due to meet friends for a run on February 27 ... inevitability, it gradually became clear Lo Presti was more likely a victim not of a vengeful celebrity, but of organised crime. Lo Presti's death was the culmination of a haunting few months ...

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    Century-old mafia murder of US detective in Italy may be solved

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:37pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Rome Alleged mafia boss claims his great-uncle murdered US detective Joe Petrosinoin 1909 Century-old Cosa Nostra killing may be solved Italian police believe they have solved one of the most notorious mafia murders in the history of organised crime, more than a century after it was committed. On March 12, 1909 Giuseppe "Joe" Petrosino, a celebrated ...

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    Italian mafia made ‘more cash than McDonald’s and Deutsche Bank’ in 2013

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 10:00pm by AFP

    ... The study released on Wednesday by the Demoskopika research institute detailed the international crime syndicate's sources of revenue, including drug trafficking- which brought in an estimated ... and started building up as a crime network based on kidnapping for ransom. Pope Francis called last week on Italy's mafia groups to "stop doing evil" as he met relatives ...

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    Berlusconi ally arrested in Lebanon ahead of mafia ruling

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 01:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Rome

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Marcello Dell'Utri, a close confidante of former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi, detained in Beirut over alleged ties to organised crime An ex-senator friend of former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was arrested on Saturday in Lebanon where he was on the run over charges of mafia ties, the Italian interior ministry announced. The news ...

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    Thieves pose as mannequins to avoid arrest after store break-in

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Rome Bungling store thieves prove to be real dummies Romans who broke into a designer clothes store at the weekend have joined the ranks of the world's most bungling thieves after being caught pretending to be clothes mannequins. The ...

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    Italy’s former prime minister Berlusconi back in court for bribery in new trial

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 11:11am by Agence France-Presse in Naples

    ... will decide whether he has to do a year of community service or house arrest for that crime and he has lost his parliamentary immunity. The ban from parliament has not prevented Berlusconi from ...

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    Calabrian mafia rival beaten with spade and fed alive to pigs

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 09:01pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Rome Mafia rival beaten with spade, fed alive to pigs A group of Calabrian mafia assassins beat a rival with a spade and fed him alive to pigs, Italian police said after rounding up 20 people for various mob crimes including five murders. The murder probably took place in March last year when Francesco Raccosta disappeared, but his body has never been found, ...

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    Italian police seize farmland in Naples region over toxic pollution fears

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 12:30am by AP

    ... in the area were sequestered in the same way. Decades of toxic waste dumping by the Camorra crime syndicate that dominates the Naples area poisoned wells, authorities have found in recent months, ... from factories that either don't seek to know where the waste ends up or are complicit in the crimes. According to evidence used in trials, the waste contained PCBs, asbestos, industrial ...

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    Amanda Knox ‘frightened’ as murder conviction reinstated

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 10:59am by AP

    ... by a toilet left unflushed by a third defendant, Rudy Hermann Guede. Guede, who is from the Ivory Coast, was convicted in a separate trial in a verdict that specified he did not commit the crime ...

  10. News - World - ITALY

    Erich Priebke, convicted in Nazi massacre, dies aged 100

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... of the crimes of the Holocaust live to a healthy old age and that a person's chronological age should never prevent them from being held accountable for their crimes if they are healthy enough ...




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