Mafia

Leading 'Ndrangheta Mafia boss arrested after six years on the run

A leading member of the 'Ndrangheta Mafia who was considered as one of Italy's most dangerous fugitives was arrested Thursday after more than six years on the run, police and the interior ministry...

Berlusconi-era official handed 9-year jail term for Mafia collusion

A member of the last Italian government led by conservative prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was on Thursday sentenced to nine years' imprisonment for links to the Neapolitan mafia, the Camorra....

Italy's black economy - including Mafia - worth 13 per cent of GDP

Italy's black economy - including drug and tobacco smuggling, prostitution and other businesses typically run by Mafia groups - is worth about one eighth of its gross domestic product (GDP),...

Italian police bust Greek-Albanian drug racket, arrest 99 suspects

A major Greek-Albanian drugs cartel that supplied Italian Mafia groups with hard and soft narcotics has been dismantled with 99 arrests, Italy's financial police Guardia di Finanza said Tuesday....

Erdogan: Money laundering claims against son threaten Italy relations

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan irritated one of his country's closest allies in the European Union on Tuesday when he criticized Italy's investigations against his son Bilal for money...

Mafia have the upper hand in Bosnia as Sarajevo seeks future in EU

Bosnia and Herzegovina formally lodged its application for EU membership on Monday. But what are the nation's future prospects? A new film could have some of the answers.

Police arrest more than 100 mobsters in raid against Sicilian Mafia

Italian police jailed 100 people and placed another three under house arrest in a Wednesday raid against a notorious Mafia clan in eastern Sicily specialized in racketeering and extortion.

Italy police catch two Ndrangheta mafia bosses after years on the run

Two leading members of the Ndrangheta, a fearsome Italian mafia, were arrested Friday after a long flight from justice, Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said, hailing a "very high level" catch....