calabria region

630 kg cocaine seized in Italy

June 9th, 2012 - 5:51 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 9 (IANS/AKI) Police in Italy Friday seized 630 kg of cocaine smuggled aboard a cargo ship from Brasil.The bust in Gioia Tauro in the southern Calabria region was ... Read more...

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Fugitive Italian mafia leader arrested

May 4th, 2012 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Lisbon, May 4 (IANS/AKI) An Italian gangster and convicted murderer, who was on the run after evading a 30-year sentence, has been arrested in Portugal.Giovanni Capone Perna was on the ... Read more...

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‘Dangerous’ mobster held in Italy

April 24th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 24 (IANS/AKI) A 43-year-old mobster, considered one of the most dangerous criminals in Italy, was arrested Tuesday after more than two years on the run.Rocco Trimboli, boss of ... Read more...

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Italian magistrate arrested in mafia crackdown

November 30th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 30 (IANS/AKI) An Italian magistrate was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of corruption and associating with elements from the country's wealthiest and most powerful mafia group.Giuseppe Vincenzo Giglio, magistrate ... Read more...

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Three Moroccans arrested on terrorism charges in southern Italy

February 1st, 2011 - 3:03 am ICT by BNO News
CATANZARO, ITALY (BNO NEWS) -- Three Moroccans on Monday were arrested for alleged involvement in training terrorists in southern Italy, the ANSA news agency reported.Three citizens of Morocco, including a Muslim cleric, ... Read more...

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Four held for killing man and his four sons

December 29th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Reggio Calabria (Italy), Dec 29 (IANS/AKI) Four people were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of killing a man and his four sons in southern Italy. The lifeless bodies of Domecico Fontana, aged 61, ... Read more...

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Italian politicians held for trading votes with mafia

December 23rd, 2010 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 23 (IANS/AKI) Five politicians and seven others were arrested in Italy for trading votes for favours with the members of a notorious Italian crime syndicate.Of the five politicians arrested Tuesday ... Read more...

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Trucker held in Italy for ‘radioactive’ cargo

October 7th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Catanzaro (Italy), Oct 7 (IANS/AKI) A Romanian truck driver was arrested after police uncovered 3,000 kg of radioactive material hidden in his vehicle in southern Italy.The 52-year-old man was transporting spare ... Read more...

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Becks shirts and souvenirs facing mafia piracy threats in Italy

November 3rd, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): The biggest challenge for David Beckham when he lands up in Italy for his loan period with AC Milan will be fighting merchandise piracy by the Italian ... Read more...

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EU funds to develop Italys poorest region diverted to football team

September 24th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 25 (ANI): More than 6 million pounds of European Union funds intended for developing the Calabria region in southern Italy is to be spent on sponsoring the countrys football ... Read more...

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Italy seizes mafia assets worth 150 million euros

March 4th, 2008 - 6:45 pm ICT by admin
DPA Rome, March 4 (DPA) Italian authorities seized Tuesday assets worth some 150 million euros ($228 million), including homes, firms, shops, bank accounts and luxury vehicles, allegedly belonging to the 'Ndrangheta mafia. The ... Read more...

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