Italy president tells trial Mafia tried to blackmail state
Italian President told a trial in which state officials are accused of making a secret deal with the Mafia that mobsters carried out bombings in the 1990s.
Fugitive Italian mafia boss re-arrested in Britain
Domenico Rancadore, the convicted Italian mafia boss who last week was told he was free to remain in Britain, has been arrested on a fresh international warrant, police said Saturday.
Women rebel in Italian mafia heartland
As the police patrol outside and pace the corridors of her office, anti-mafia prosecutor Alessandra Cerreti speaks to AFP about her specialty -- breaking the power of the clans by turning their women.
Italian court rules against presidential wire-tap: reports
Italy's highest court has accepted a complaint over the wire-tapping of the president as part of an inquiry into negotiations between state officials and the Mafia.