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Afghan officials say Italian adviser survives rogue attack

Jan. 2, 2019 5:27 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say an Italian military adviser escaped unhurt after a rogue border policeman opened fire on his armored vehicle in western Afghanistan's Herat province, not far from the border with Iran. Gelani Farhad, spokesman for the provincial governor, says the adviser was...

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...