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Italian police identify IS cell suspected in 2013 kidnapping

Dec. 12, 2018 5:51 AM EST

ROME (AP) — Italian authorities said Wednesday they had identified members of the Islamic State group believed to have been behind the 2013 kidnapping in Syria of Italian aid worker Federico Motka and Briton David Haines, who was later killed. Carabinieri police said they had issued arrest warrants against...

Italian president calls WWI a warning to Europe to co-exist

Nov. 4, 2018 4:19 PM EST

ROME (AP) — Italy's president lamented World War I's roots in "aggressive nationalism" and held up the European Union on Sunday as the "highest expression" of a commitment to common good needed to prevent catastrophic military conflicts. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of the war, Italian...

Greek, Italian presidents attend WWII commemoration parade

Oct. 28, 2018 3:04 PM EDT

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Italian President Sergio Mattarella on Sunday attended Greece's annual military parade commemorating Greece's entry into World War II — against Italy. Mattarella appeared at the parade in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, at the invitation of Greek President Prokopis...