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Former Rome mayor sentenced to 6 years.

A former mayor of Rome has been sentenced to six years in prison for his part in the infiltration of organized crimes into the capital, and immediately vowed to appeal. “I’m innocent, I have always said it and I will repeat before the judges on appeal,” said Gianni Alemanno, mayor …

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EU announces additional €50 million aid in Iraq.

The EU has announced an additional €30 million in humanitarian assistance. Another €20 million in development funding will contribute to the reconstruction of the country’s cultural heritage, as well as the creation of jobs and opportunities for vulnerable youth. The announcement was made by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis …

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Italy | Salvini trolls ‘haters’ in Twitter.

Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has trolled his detractors on Twitter by sharing a photograph of voodoo dolls in the image of himself, Donald Trump, and Recep Tayyip Erdogan. A picture of the ragged puppets with the faces of prominent politicians topped the Twitter feed of the sharp-tongued deputy …

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