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Nearly 200 kg cocaine seized in Italy port

September 8th, 2012 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 8 (IANS/AKI) Police in Italy have impounded 176 kg of cocaine in the southern port of Gioia Tauro aboard a container ship from Chile.The seized cocaine has been ... Read more...

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Flat seized from Italian mafia to become kids’ home

September 7th, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) Authorities in the Italian capital are converting an apartment that belonged to a mafia boss into a shelter for vulnerable children, officials said.The director of the ... Read more...

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Italy captain Buffon probed for illegal gambling

June 1st, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, June 1 (IANS) Italy football captain and Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was interrogated by Turin tax police for his alleged involvement in illegal gambling.Buffon was grilled Thursday but the ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s $25 mn Italian hotel complex seized

May 17th, 2012 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 17 (IANS/AKI) A 20-million euro ($25 million) hotel complex and land owned in Italy by the family of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have been seized.The complex is ... Read more...

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Italy loses 4.5 bn euros in tax frauds

May 3rd, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 3 (IANS/AKI) During the first four months of this year, Italian tax police busted 2,226 people who allegedly evaded 4 billion euros in taxes and 500 million euros ... Read more...

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1,000 yachts raided in Italy to nab tax cheats

April 4th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 4 (IANS/AKI) Italy's war on tax cheats moved to the sea where police ran checks on the owners of almost 1,000 yachts docked or sailing off of the ... Read more...

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Italian ministers post salaries online

February 22nd, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 22 (IANS/AKI) Italian ministers Tuesday posted their salaries and assets online in an effort to boost transparency amid a crackdown on tax evasion.The unelected government led by Prime ... Read more...

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Remains of da Vinci’s Mona Lisa model lie in dump site

October 12th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) The remains of the woman who was Leonardo da Vinci's model in Mona Lisa now lie in a dump site in Italy's Florence city, a media report has ... Read more...

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‘Mona Lisa’ model remains ‘found in Florence municipal dump’

October 12th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): In a tragic turn of events, the remains of the Italian woman who modelled for Leonardo da Vinci's 'Mona Lisa' were found lying in a municipal rubbish tip, ... Read more...

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Holy See ‘perplexed’ by probe against Vatican Bank chief

September 22nd, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 21 (DPA) The Vatican said it was "perplexed" and "astonished" by reports Tuesday that Italian authorities are investigating the chairman of the Vatican Bank in connection with a money laundering ... Read more...

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Stolen art treasures recovered in Italy

January 26th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rodi Garganico (Italy), Jan 26 (IANS/AKI) Italian police have sealed off an illegal archaeological dig and recovered 108 stolen artefacts dating back more than 2,000 years. The artefacts were excavated from tombs dating ... Read more...

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Vatican bank accused of money laundering: Report

December 4th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 4 (IANS/AKI) The Vatican bank is under investigation for suspected money laundering via accounts held at one of Italy's largest banks, the UniCredit Group, according to the Italian investigative weekly ... Read more...

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Italian PM, transsexual prostitutes in nativity scene

November 26th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 26 (IANS/AKI) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, his estranged wife Veronica Lario, transsexual prostitutes and Pope Benedict XVI are among figurines featured in a mock nativity scene in the ... Read more...

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