Rome to bulldoze luxury mafia villas

Image copyright ShutterstockImage caption Casamonica clan members were evicted by police Rome police have seized eight villas built illegally by a mafia clan in a south-eastern suburb and bulldozers are going to demolish them. Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini and Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi were at the scene as 600 police took over the Casamonica […]

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Israel’s Netanyahu survives early poll threat

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Mr Netanyahu had strongly opposed calling early elections Israel’s government appears to have survived a possible collapse after a key partner withdrew a threat to leave the coalition and force snap elections. Naftali Bennett, of the Jewish Home party, had signalled he would quit, but announced on Monday he would stay […]

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