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Italy president to testify in Mafia trial

Convicted Mafia boss Toto Riina's lawyer Luca Cianferoni arrives at the Quirinale Presidential palace in Rome, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. Italy's president will testify in the trial of a former government official accused of negotiating with Mafia bosses to end terror bombings in the 1990s. President Giorgio Napolitano, 89, is to testify behind closed doors Tuesday when the trial moves from Palermo to Rome for the day. Journalists and opposition politicians on Monday demanded that the media, including live TV, be allowed to cover Napolitano's testimony. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Prosecutors and judges have arrived at Italy’s presidential palace for an unprecedented hearing to take testimony from the head of state in the trial of a former government official accused of negotiating with Mafia bosses to end terror bombings in the 1990s.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Fire exposes illegal Chinese factories in Italy

In this June 20, 2014 photo, firemen inspect the burned Teresa Moda garment factory in Prato, Italy. AP

There was no fire alarm at the garment factory outside Florence where Chen Changzhong worked and lived.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Nurse kills 38 patients because they’re ‘annoying’

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An Italian nurse was charged with murder after being suspected of killing 38 patients because they were “annoying.”

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Grandfather, sick boy discovered afloat in Italy ‘murder-suicide’

Lendinara, Rovigo Italy Map

The bodies of a grandfather and his five-year-old grandson, sick with a rare genetic disorder, were discovered on Sunday in a hugging embrace afloat in a river in northeast Italy.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Italy fights mafia with new strategy: banish sons

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First Italy fought its mafia mobsters by confiscating their wealth. Now judges are taking away something more precious: their sons.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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