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Slovak police free all suspects held after journalist murder

Mar 03, 2018 - 11:22 PM

In Italy, prosecutors have suggested that the 'Ndrangheta may have been behind the killing of Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova

FUNERAL. A cross stands on the grave of murdered journalist Jan Kuciak, who was slain as he was about to publish an explosive report on alleged high-level corruption linked to the Italian mafia, prior to his funeral at a cemetery in Stiavnik, Slovakia, on March 3, 2018. Photo by Vladimir Simicek/AFP

Italy in 'historic blitz' against 'Ndrangheta mafia

Jan 28, 2015 - 10:29 PM

More than 40 arrests are made in Calabria the secretive crime group s southern homeland but the bulk came in dawn raids in towns and cities across the much wealthier north of Italy

This video grab released on November 18, 2014 by the Italian Carabinieri, shows men suspected to be part of the the Calabrian 'Ndrangheta during a meeting. Secret mafia initiation rites have been caught on camera for the first time by Italian police, who on November 18, 2014 arrested 40 suspected gangsters in raids across the north of the country. AFP PHOTO / CARABINIERI PRESS OFFICE AFP PHOTO / CARABINIERI PRESS OFFICE

No more child mafia victims, pope says on visit to clan heartland

Jun 21, 2014 - 9:32 PM

It must never again happen that a child suffers in this way the pope says as he met relatives of Coco Campolongo a 3 year old shot dead in January in the heartland of the powerful Ndrangheta mafia

File photo of Pope Francis upon his arrival in the Nativity Church in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, 25 May 2014. Fadi Arouri/EPA