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World / Politics Aug 15, 2018

Congresswoman-elect is kidnapped in Mexico

An incoming member of Mexico's Congress was kidnapped at gunpoint Tuesday, an official said, the latest violent episode surrounding the July 1 elections, the bloodiest in the country's history. Azucena Rodriguez Zamora, who was elected to the lower house of Congress for the eastern state ...

Italy's Salvini declares war on Mafia after migrant worker deaths

World Aug 8, 2018

Italy's Salvini declares war on Mafia after migrant worker deaths

Italy's hard-line Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Tuesday declared war on Mafia networks exploiting foreign agricultural workers after 16 died in two crashes in the country's south. The two nearly identical crashes, which came within 48 hours of each other outside the city of Foggia ...