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Sicilian Mafia

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  • Beirut police detain Berlusconi ally ahead of mafia verdict

    ROME (Reuters) - Beirut police on Saturday picked up a longtime political ally and friend of former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi after he was declared a fugitive earlier this week.
  • Pope tells Mafia to stop evil or prepare for hell

    ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis, in an annual ceremony held to remember the hundreds of innocent people murdered by the Italian mafia, made a solemn plea for mobsters to change or else "end up in hell". The mafia continues to plague much of southern Italy:...

    FBI, Italian police busts target drug-running mafia alliance

    FBI, Italian police busts target drug-running mafia alliance
    ROME -- The FBI and Italian police broke up a global heroin and cocaine trafficking ring Tuesday after stumbling on a fledgling alliance between a Calabrian mafia and associates of New York’s notorious Gambino crime family. Twenty-four arrests were...

    Film Review: 'The Mafia Kills Only in the Summer'

    Popular TV satirist Pierfrancesco Diliberto, known as Pif, does a remarkable job negotiating the delicate balance between humor and heartrending emotion in his terrific feature debut, "The Mafia Kills Only in the Summer." Highlighting the mob's pernicious...

    Giulio Andreotti dies at 94; seven-time Italian prime minister

    Giulio Andreotti, the seven-time Italian prime minister who dominated Italian politics after World War II, but was tainted by accusations of Mafia ties, died in Rome on Monday after suffering from respiratory problems. He was 94. A lawmaker who lived...