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'Pitchfork' protests force closures at malls, grocery stores
Molfetta, December 10 - Grocery stores and shopping centers were invaded by protesters and forced to close in the southern town of Molfetta Tuesday as part of a rising anti-capitalist, anti-euro and anti-austerity movement called Forconi around Italy.
The Miami Herald
Italian runner banned 3 years in doping case
The Italian Olympic Committee anti-doping court issued the verdict Thursday after Licciardi was discovered trying to siphon off clean urine hidden in a prosthetic during a doping exam at the national 10-kilometer championship in Molfetta on Sept.
Mail on Sunday
Italian girl, 14, 'gang-raped after classmate hijacked her Facebook...
A 14-year-old Italian girl was allegedly gang raped after a classmate hijacked her Facebook profile to post that she was 'available to anyone'.
By Francis X. Rocca, Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- With his apostolic exhortation "Evangelii Gaudium" , which the Vatican has scheduled Popes through the centuries have issued their most important written messages in one of 10 classic forms, ranging from encyclical to "chirograph," a brief document on a highly limited subject.
Italian senate budget committee chairman probed
Trani, October 7 - The chairman of the Italian Senate's budget committee, Antonio Azzollini, has been placed under investigation in relation to a 150-million euro probe regarding a public works project in Molfetta, a coastal town north of Bari, prosecutors said Monday.