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Canadian police nab nine suspected members of powerful Mafia clan

Jul 18 2019

OTTAWA/ROME Canadian police on Thursday said they had arrested nine suspected members of a powerful Mafia clan with roots in southern Italy involved in money laundering and illegal gambling in the Toronto area, seizing C$35 million ($26.8 million) in assets, including five Ferraris. | Video

Italy's warring coalition parties warn of government collapse

Jul 18 2019

ROME The leaders of Italy's coalition partners the League and 5-Star Movement warned on Thursday the government could collapse following mutual recriminations over the election of the next European Commission president.

League's decision not to back von der Leyen risks isolating Italy: Deputy PM

Jul 18 2019

ROME The decision of Italy's ruling League party not to back Ursula von der Leyen as the next European Commission president risks isolating the country, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Thursday in the latest sign of coalition friction.

Italy's warring coalition parties warn of govt collapse

Jul 18 2019

ROME, July 18 The leaders of Italy's coalition partners the League and 5-Star Movement warned on Thursday the government could collapse following mutual recriminations over the election of the next European Commission president.

Italy's populist coalition clashes over EU Commission election

Jul 17 2019

ROME Italy's coalition parties clashed on Wednesday over the election of Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next president of the European Commission, in a vote that could endanger Rome's hopes of securing a top job in the new EU executive. | Video

Andrea Camilleri, author of Inspector Montalbano novels, dies at 93

Jul 17 2019

ROME Italian author Andrea Camilleri, who penned the acclaimed Inspector Montalbano detective novels, died on Wednesday at the age of 93, state-owned broadcaster Rai said.

Andrea Camilleri, author of Inspector Montalbano novels, dies at 93

Jul 17 2019

ROME Italian author Andrea Camilleri, who penned the acclaimed Inspector Montalbano detective novels, died on Wednesday at the age of 93, state-owned broadcaster Rai said.

Volcano erupts on Italian island of Stromboli, kills one person

Jul 04 2019

ROME A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted on Wednesday, releasing hot trapped magma in a powerful explosion, killing one person and enveloping the popular tourist destination in ash, witnesses and local officials said. | Video

German captain becomes anti-populist heroine in Italy migrant standoff

Jun 28 2019

ROME The young German captain of a migrant-rescue ship stranded off Italy dismissed threats of arrest and personal criticism from the country's far right interior minister on Friday, saying her main priority was the safety of 40 rescued Africans.

Italy passes growth package but steelmaker cries foul

Jun 27 2019

ROME Italy on Thursday approved a decree to boost growth and spur investment but the world's largest steelmaker has protested at the legislation and threatened to shut down its plant in the south of the country.

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