July 13, 2010
by Daniel Richey
Italian police on Tuesday arrested more than 300 individuals and seized millions of euros worth of assets in a countrywide raid on the 'Ndrangheta crime organization. The predawn operation, dubbed "Il crimine," the largest such action in 15 years, involved more than 3000 police in numerous ...[read more]
March 4, 2005
by Phillip Hong-Barco
journalist Giuliana Sgrena to safety after she had been released from her Iraqi captors. The attack wounded Sgrena and killed an Italian secret service agent. Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi announced that he immediately summoned the US ambassador to take responsibility for the accident... ...[read more]
October 8, 2004
by Chris Buell
Citigroup, the world's largest financial company, filed suit Friday against Italy (government site in Italian) for the government's handling of the Parmalat bankruptcy. Citigroup was owed almost $665 million by the foodmaker when it collapsed last year, but the bank alleged that the ...[read more]

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