Prosecutors confirmed that Sy, who became an Italian citizen in 2004, had been convicted in 2007 and 2011 of drunken driving and sexual molestation of a minor.
MILAN – A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their school chaperones Wednesday, threatening the hostages’ lives for 40 minutes and setting the bus on fire at a Carabinieri blockade. Officers from the national police force broke windows at the back of the bus to reach the passengers and got all of […]
– BANGKOK – A Russian man accused of co-running a global cyber-crime network shuttered in a US-led crackdown this week has been arrested in Bangkok and will face extradition, Thai police said Friday (Feb 9). Sergey Medvedev, 31, is accused of co-founding the “Infraud Organization,” an online network that stole and sold credit card […]
– ROME – Police in Italy say they’ve arrested a Congolese refugee as the fourth suspect in gang rapes at a beach resort. Rimini police chief Maurizio Improta says the man was caught Sunday morning on a train about to leave a nearby town. On Saturday, the other three suspects, all minors, including two […]
ROME – Tourists and travellers at airports across Italy are facing delays and canceled flights thanks to strikes by union air traffic controllers and air transport workers. Italy’s flagship carrier, Alitalia, said it was cancelling some 40% of its domestic and international flights on Monday. Air France, British Airways, Lufthansa and other carriers also […]
. . ITALY – The infamous vet who sparked a backlash after posing with the big game animals he shot online, died after falling over 100 feet while hunting birds in Italy. Luciano Ponzetto became infamous for his hunting escapades after pictures of him with his trophy kills spread on social media last year. In […]