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Italian carabinieri convicted of raping US student

Oct. 11, 2018 1:29 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — An Italian carabinieri police officer has been convicted of raping a U.S. student and sentenced to four years and eight months in jail, while a second officer was separately ordered to stand trial on charges of raping her friend. In remarks prior to sentencing, Marco Camuffo insisted that the...

Submarine search ends for WWII remains in Italy's Lake Garda

Oct. 5, 2018 1:03 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — An underwater search in Italy for the remains of 25 Americans who fought in World War II ended Thursday without finding physical traces of the soldiers whose amphibious vehicle sank in a storm on Lake Garda. A three-person submarine scoured the bottom of Italy's largest lake during the...

Suicide bomb targets Italian army trainers in Somali capital

Oct. 1, 2018 8:18 AM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A suicide car bomber on Monday targeted a European Union military convoy carrying Italian military trainers in the Somali capital, a Somali police officer said. The car bomber detonated his explosives-laden vehicle next to a military convoy near Somalia's defense ministry compound,...