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Italian police want student charged for kissing riot policeman

Italian police want student charged for kissing riot policeman

Dec 15, Rome: A photograph of a female protester kissing an Italian riot policeman, hailed as an emblematic image of peace in Italy, has failed to impress a police union — it wants the protester prosecuted for sexual violence. Nina De Chiffre, 20, a student who was protesting last month against the construction of a […]

December 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Italy PM survives vote after Berlusconi about-face

Italy PM survives vote after Berlusconi about-face

Oct 02, ROME — Silvio Berlusconi made a stunning about-face Wednesday and threw his support behind the government of Premier Enrico Letta in a confidence vote, acknowledging defeat on the Senate floor after defections in his party robbed him of the backing he needed to bring down the government. The three-time premier took the floor […]

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